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Halong Bay weather April

Last updated: April 05, 2021 /37 Views

Halong Bay is beautiful all year round, but if you are about to visit this magnificent destination, April is a perfect time.

Halong Bay weather in April is cool. It is warmer than March but is not as hot as May or June. Thus, April becomes an ideal time to explore this stunning bay. Besides, April is not a peak time of a year, the cost for your tour can be a bit lower.

Halong bay weather in April

Beautiful Halong Bay in April

1. Halong Bay weather in April

Temperature: The average temperature is around 23 degrees Celsius. The highest temperature is 28 C degrees and the lowest temperature is 20 degrees Celsius. The temperature in April is not too cold or too hot as it is the end of winter and the beginning of summer.

Sunlight: April can have 8 hours of sunlight per day. The sunlight time is longer than it is in the previous month. The sky is blue and it is great for taking photos in this weather.

Rainfall: Rainfall increases a bit to around 57 mm.

Humidity: The humidity level is about 75%

Sea temperature: It becomes warmer at about 24 degrees Celsius

Halong Bay weather in April

Halong Bay weather in April

2. Suitable activities in Halong Bay in April

Halong Bay in April has a lot of activities for you to choose from.

Taking a cruise on Halong Bay and go around many islands of Ha Long Bay, which is definitely a must. Coming here, you should spend time exploring Sung Sot Cave, Me Cung Cave, Trinh Nu Cave, etc. With the clear sky and suitable temperature in Halong Bay in April, you can easily admire the majestic beauty of caves. Many of these caves still keep their naturalness and are so stunning that will blow your mind.

Besides, you can spend a little bit of time in floating villages. Visiting the floating villages helps you understand a very important part of Halong’s rich culture.

Of course, Water activities cannot be dismissed from must-do activities in Ha Long Bay in April. Swimming, Kayaking, or Scuba diving to admire the beauty of the sea in the sunrise and the sunset.

Halong Bay weather in April

Swimming in Halong Bay in April


Not too high temperature, and humidity in April, you can take part in hiking or mountain climbing. Joining this kind of activity, you will sweat a lot in the heat of summertime, so April is a great time for these adventures. Cat Ba island is among the best spots in Halong Bay for hiking and mountain climbing.

If you want to see Halong Bay from above, sign up for a sightseeing tour from the seaplane. It can be a bit expensive for budget tourists, but it is worth trying. On the blue sky, you will be able to enjoy the panorama of Halong Bay, take the best photos of this beautiful bay

3. What to Pack for Halong Bay weather in April

  • April is the beginning of summertime, so bring light clothes such as a pair of shorts, t-shirts, dresses, and skirts.
  • Do not forget to bring a hat and sunscreen
  • It is highly recommended to bring a light sweater if you easily get cold. Some days in April, the temperature can drop to 20 degrees Celcius.

4. Events & Festivals in April

There are two national holidays celebrated in April. They are Reunification Day on 30th April and Hung Kings Commemoration which is on the 10th day of the third lunar month. These days, local people travel a lot. You had better avoid these days as there tend to be very big crowds at this time.

Hung Kings Festival by year:

  • Wed, 21st April 2021
  • Mon, 11th April 2022
  • Sat, 29th April 2023

If you do not mind the crowd, come to Halong Bay on 30th April, it is the time when Carnival Ha Long is held. It is an occasion to mark the start of summer and commemorate those who have lost their lives for the peace of future generations. Coming to this festival, you will see street parades, enjoy Vietnamese traditional art performances, thematic exhibitions, and art shows, and much more.

5. Pros & Cons for Visiting in April

  • Pros visiting Halong bay in April

April with a cool temperature is among one of the best months during the year to visit Halong Bay. Warm sunny days is the perfect time for visiting Halong Bay. There is very little likelihood of any disruption due to the weather. Taking part in water sports and other activities onboard will be a great experience.

If you want to see Carnival Ha Long with many street parades, Vietnamese traditional art performances, art show, coming to Halong Bay in Apri is something you should never miss

  • Cons visiting Halong bay in April

The favorable weather in April tends to attract more tourists coming to visit Halong Bay this month. Besides, on public holidays, more local people travel, making Halong Bay more crowded. It is highly recommended to book your cruise to Halong Bay early in advance to avoid disappointment.

6. Tips and Experiences traveling to Halong Bay in April

Booking a cruise in April in advance is highly recommended. It is the beginning of the traveling season for international tourists, however, on public holidays and Halong Carnival, the number of local tourists is very high. If you still want to see Halong Carnival, booking in advance is a must.

Halong bay weather

Halong Carnival in April


Booking a cruise in advance, you may get a promotion like early bird promotion, so ask your travel consultant when doing this. Booking a combo Halong Bay & Hotel may cheaper than doing it separately, so contact your travel consultant for the best deals.

Halong bay is charming all year round, and it is more charming in April with its own beauty and comfortable weather; thus, if you are wondering when you should visit this magnificent bay, April is a perfect time.

Jenny Tran

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