Bac Ha, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bac Ha, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Bac Ha, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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.

Important essentials 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.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Travel insurance

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General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains sometimes.

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February

In February, Bac Ha is warm. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Bac Ha, with a few of the days of the month having rain.

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March

In March, 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.

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April

If you visit Bac Ha during April, you will probably find that it is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the 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 occasionally.

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May

If you go to Bac Ha in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June for Bac Ha can be excruciatingly hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

July in Bac Ha is blindingly hot and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

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August

If you vacation in Bac Ha during August, you might see that it can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about two thirds of the time.

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September

If you vacation in Bac Ha during September, you might see that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 70s F (mid 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

October here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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November

If you vacation in Bac Ha during November, you will probably see that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

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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).

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Activities for Bac Ha, Vietnam

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bac Ha.

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