Ben Tre, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Ben Tre, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Ben Tre, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Ben Tre, Vietnam by month

January

January is extremely hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

February

Traveling to Ben Tre in February, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

March

Traveling to Ben Tre in March, you will notice that it is constantly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Shorts

April

If you vacation in Ben Tre during April, you are likely to find that it is sizzling and dry with little rain.

Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

May for Ben Tre is extremely hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Ben Tre in June, you will notice that it is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Ben Tre is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

If you are traveling to Ben Tre in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Ben Tre in September, you will notice that it is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you vacation in Ben Tre during October, you are likely to find that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s 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 a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you go to Ben Tre in November, you will notice that it is really hot. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

December is constantly hot. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Ben Tre, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ben Tre, 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 Ben Tre
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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