Can Tho, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Can Tho, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Can Tho, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Can Tho, Vietnam

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

Important essentials for Can Tho, Vietnam

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

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What to wear/what to pack for Can Tho, Vietnam by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

January here 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:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

February

February for Can Tho can be sweltering and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

March

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

April

If you visit Can Tho during April, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 90s 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

May

May in Can Tho is extremely hot. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

June

June for Can Tho is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

July

In July, Can Tho can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Can Tho, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

August

In August, Can Tho is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the high 80s F (low 30s C) and regularly jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Can Tho, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

September

Traveling to Can Tho in September, you will notice that it can be sweltering and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

October

In October, Can Tho is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 80s F (low 30s C) and about a third of the time jump into the low 90s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (mid 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Can Tho, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

November

If you go to Can Tho in November, you will notice that it can be very hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

December

If you are traveling to Can Tho in December, you will notice that it is constantly hot. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you check out a temple, such as Munirensay Temple, wear:

If you go to Ninh Kieu Park & Riverfront, you're likely to do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

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


  • Good hiking shoes

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

Activities for Can Tho, Vietnam

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Can Tho.

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