Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Bai Tu Long Bay, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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When to go to Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Bai Tu Long Bay, the best time to go is November. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bai Tu Long Bay, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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  • Hand sanitizer

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  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

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

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam by month

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January

If you vacation in Bai Tu Long Bay during January, you might notice that it is balmy and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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February

Traveling to Bai Tu Long Bay in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

If you go to Bai Tu Long Bay in March, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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April

If you vacation in Bai Tu Long Bay during April, you are likely to see that it is a perfect temperature. 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 occasionally.

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May

May in Bai Tu Long Bay can be sweltering. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

June in this region is extremely hot and very rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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July

In July, Bai Tu Long Bay can be sweltering and very rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and a bit less than half of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Bai Tu Long Bay, with more than half of the days of the month having rain.

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August

August in Bai Tu Long Bay can be sweltering and very rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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September

If you go to Bai Tu Long Bay in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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October

October here is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

If you are traveling to Bai Tu Long Bay in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain sometimes. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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December

If you visit Bai Tu Long Bay during December, you may see that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C).

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Activities for Bai Tu Long Bay, Vietnam

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bai Tu Long Bay.

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