The Old Town is prone to flooding, given its proximity to the river. … Flooding doesn’t occur every year in Hoi An, but when it does, life goes on during the rainy season and tourism continues as usual.
What is the best time of year to visit Hoi An?
The best time to visit Hoi An is from February to July, with low rainfall and amicable weather. The period from May to July can be extremely hot, but with the cool breeze from the ocean and the low intensity of buildings, Hoi An is just as nice to visit.
Which is better Hue or Hoi An?
Hoi An during the day is very relaxed and there’s not much going on, but Hoi An has a really good cafe scene, way better than Hue. So if you just want to take it easy then relax in a cafe, maybe do a cooking class, or a bicycle trip into the nearby countryside for a bit.
Is Vietnam prone to flooding?
The country is also exposed to many different types of floods such as fluvial floods (river floods), flash floods, pluvial floods (surface flood occurring in urban areas) and coastal floods caused by tides, typhoons and storm surges.
How many days do you need in Hoi An?
I recommend a minimum of three full days to explore all that Hoi An has to offer. This gives you enough time to see Hoi An and its beaches, spend an afternoon in Da Nang, and maybe take a day trip to My Son (see below).
What is the best area to stay in Hoi An?
Cam Chau is a quieter neighbourhood just east of Hoi An’s old town along the river. It’s the best area to stay in Hoi An if you prefer to be slightly out of the main action but still walking (20 minutes) or biking distance from the Old Town. Even better, Cam Chau offers some of the best value hotels in all of Hoi An.
How many days in Hue is enough?
Known as the ancient capital of Vietnam, Hue is charming in every step you take. 3 days is ideal if you wish to see Hue the real way.