Bac Ha, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Bac Ha, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Bac Ha, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Bac Ha, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Bac Ha, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Bac Ha, Vietnam by month

January

January in Bac Ha is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts or short pants

February

February in Bac Ha is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses

March

March in Bac Ha is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

April

Traveling to Bac Ha in April, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat

May

In May, Bac Ha can be sweltering. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bac Ha, with of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage

June

If you vacation in Bac Ha during June, you are likely to find that it is scorchingly hot and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 80s F (high 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light shorts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Rain coat

July

In July, Bac Ha is a scorcher and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 80s F (high 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bac Ha, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Rain coat
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Light dresses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts

August

August here can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Skirts

September

In September, Bac Ha is really hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bac Ha, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts

October

If you vacation in Bac Ha during October, you are likely to find that it is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Shorts

November

In November, Bac Ha is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) range.

At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bac Ha, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage

December

December in Bac Ha is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Umbrella

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Bac Ha, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bac Ha, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, B and C
  • A SIM card that works in Bac Ha

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