Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Buon Ma Thuot, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Buon Ma Thuot, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • 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).


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly product.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection possible.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccination card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb choice.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam by month

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January

If you are traveling to Buon Ma Thuot in January, you will notice that it is warm and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

If you vacation in Buon Ma Thuot during February, you may notice that it is pretty consistently hot and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

If you vacation in Buon Ma Thuot during March, you might notice that it can be very hot and dry with little rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in Buon Ma Thuot is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C).

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May

If you go to Buon Ma Thuot in May, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Expect it to rain once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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June

In June, Buon Ma Thuot is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Buon Ma Thuot, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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July

In July, Buon Ma Thuot is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Buon Ma Thuot, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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August

In August, Buon Ma Thuot is hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Buon Ma Thuot, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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September

If you visit Buon Ma Thuot during September, you will probably find that it is extremely warm 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 60s F (low 20s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about half of the time.

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October

October in Buon Ma Thuot is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) to low 80s F (high 20s C).

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November

November is hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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December

December for Buon Ma Thuot is a perfect temperature and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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Activities for Buon Ma Thuot, Vietnam

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Buon Ma Thuot.

If you go to Lak Lake, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

If you decide to visit Dray Nur waterfall, prepare to get wet, and take these:

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