When to go
The best time to visit Ho Chi Minh is between December and April which is the driest period of the year in Vietnam. The weather in Ho Chi Minh is tropical, with an average temperature of 28 degrees Celsius throughout the year. There are two distinct wet and dry seasons. The rainy season is from around May to late October. The dry season starts from December to April and this is the best time to visit. Temperatures can get up to 39 °C midday in April whilst temperatures can drop to as low as 16 °C in late December.