Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam? If you're planning to go to Cat Tien National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam

Based on the climate and weather in Cat Tien National Park, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam by month

January

January is consistently hot 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:

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

February

If you go to Cat Tien National Park in February, you will notice that it can be very hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

March

If you are traveling to Cat Tien National Park in March, you will notice that it can be excruciatingly hot and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

If you are traveling to Cat Tien National Park in April, you will notice that it is sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

Traveling to Cat Tien National Park in May, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

In June, Cat Tien National Park is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (low 30s C) range.

At night, lows are in the low 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Cat Tien National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in Cat Tien National Park is really hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to low 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

In August, Cat Tien National Park 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 Cat Tien National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

September is constantly hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

October in Cat Tien National Park is extremely hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) to high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

If you vacation in Cat Tien National Park during November, you are likely to find that it is really hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 80s F (low 30s 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 sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you vacation in Cat Tien National Park during December, you are likely to find 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 high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Cat Tien National Park, 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 Cat Tien National Park
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Appropriate museum wear
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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