6 Incredible places to visit in Vietnam in September

Are you overwhelmed by the various suggestions of where to travel this September on the internet? Let us give you the best selection of top 5 incredible places to visit in Vietnam in September. They’re sure to suit the best to the weather condition and your traveling purposes.

Weather in Vietnam in September?

Northern Vietnam is coming towards the end of its summer. This season change may still expect plenty of hot weather as well as some rain. Meanwhile the central highlands seem to have the rain more frequently. The south, however, is having less and less rainfall as the month progresses. You can still expect plenty of dry and bright daylight hours to visit this region of Vietnam in September though temperatures remain high and rain is expected.

In this time of the year and with these kinds of weather, we have a list here for the top choice of 5 incredible places to visit in Vietnam in September. You can also travel to the beaches and islands in the North if you fancy, such as Ha Long Bay or Cat Ba islands, however this is storm season so this idea is not highly recommended.

Where to go in Vietnam in September?

1. Mu Cang Chai, Yen Bai

September is particularly picturesque time of year to visit Mu Cang Chai, as the region’s endless rice fields turn a golden colour, ready to be harvested.

Harvest time in Mu Cang Chai
Harvest time in Mu Cang Chai

In the harvest time of the rice crop, the fields turn brilliant yellow and shine in their fullest beauty and as well become full of life as Mong ethnic minority farmers in their traditional attire harvest the ripe rice grains. Catching an ethnic minority mother using cloth as a cradle to carry her baby on her back whilst working constantly on the fields under the heat of the sunshine is also a new experience.

A mother with her baby on her back, ready for a new working day on the field
A mother with her baby on her back, ready for a new working day on the field

If you have time to visit the late harvest, you can feel the real charm of yellow fields without paddy and the type of soil and the attempts of the farmers producing paddy. A good chance to get a gallery of beautiful pictures!

Besides Mu Cang Chai, Tam Coc (Ninh Binh) and Ha Giang are the incredible beauty offering the wonderful harvest time in September that we as well recommend.

The luring attraction of Ha Giang in the early September morning on the golden fields
The luring attraction of Ha Giang in the early September morning on the golden fields

2. Bach Ma, Hue

This last imperial city of Vietnam not only offers the most poetic and romantic city with its tenderly dreamy Perfume River but also gives travellers incredible experience visiting Bach Ma.

Bach Ma National Park with the fresh air

Splendid waterfall in Bach Ma National Park with the fresh air for a late summer day in September.

Bach Ma National Park is one of the most popular areas of outstanding natural beauty in Vietnam. A trekking here to discover the wildlife, history and photography is just perfectly incredible for those interested. Especially in this season, you can find the red carpet of azaleas beautifully blooming all the way. Besides, the peacefully natural Truc Lam Bach Ma Zen Monastery is also one of impressive attractions in Hue you shouldn’t miss during your trip here.

A breathtaking view of a corner of Bach Ma National Park from flycam
A breathtaking view of a corner of Bach Ma National Park from flycam

 3. Mui Ne, Phan Thiet

If you are looking for best beach in Vietnam in September, then it is recommeded to travel to Mui Ne, Phan Thiet. Well-known for its features of immense sand dunes, shady roads under coconut trees, lush rows of palm trees and cliffs battered by the waves of the sea, Mui Ne offers you numerous incredible places to visit in September. These include Hon Rom beach, Fairy Spring, Cham Temple – Poshanu, fish market.

Mui Ne is considered the "Hawaii" of Vietnam
Mui Ne is considered the “Hawaii” of Vietnam

Mui Ne ward itself has two beaches: Ganh Beach and Suoi Nuoc Beach, both offer an increasingly attractive number of resorts, shops and restaurants. Strong sea breezes make all the beaches of Phan Thiet popular for kitesurfing, windsurfing and other water activities.

4. Mekong Delta

September is the perfect time to visit  Mekong Delta as when it rain less and the weather is quite warm.

Tra Su Cajuput Forest in the Mekong Delta region

Floating on the immense of water and enjoying the fresh beauty of Tra Su Cajuput Forest in the Mekong Delta region.

Falling into exclusive and immense Mekong Delta is an unique experience for those true nature lovers. Cruising through the fascinating floating markets of Cai Rang, Cai Be, riding the bike through small local villages, along rice fields and lush orchards, visiting fishing farms, even drop into some local homestays to learn more about the reason of floating culture and life here.

5. Phu Quoc

From September to the end of March each year is the tourist season in Phu Quoc. This is the most beautiful time as the rainy season has gone and left Phu Quoc in warm sun.

Some places you should visit whilst visiting this incredible island include Ham Ninh fishing village, Sao beach, Khem beach, Tranh stream, Da Ban stream, Ganh Dau cape, fish sauce producing house. In addition, don’t you forget the various exciting water activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling. Seafood as well is the highlight of the place which appeals millions of travellers every year from all over the year. Certainly, Phu Quoc in September will offer you the most incredible and unforgettable memories.

Phu Quoc Island

Long and wild beaches and unique streams with diverse shapes and heights in Phu Quoc island.

6. HANOI

"Com" in Hanoi
“Com” in Hanoi

Hanoi has always been on top of the bucket list when travelling to Vietnam. However, in September, this can be the highlight of your travel. Visiting Hanoi by the beginning of September, tourists not only can enjoy the scent of alstonia (a very typical flower in fall in Hanoi) but also can have a chance to try “com”, one of the most favorite gifts during this season. “Com” is green rice flakes or grilled rice made from unripe sticky rice. Though “com” can be found in many places even vendors in Hanoi, Vong village is still famous for the legend and tradition of “com” making.

 

 

 

Feel like to get rid of your busy daily life? Why not give yourself a little break with a wonderful adventure in Vietnam this September to discover the special and incredible places. This may help you relax a little bit before the fall is coming and also come the busiest last round of the year. Let’s our tailor help you create the most meaningful and exclusive trip you could ever have!

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