“April hath put a spirit of youth in everything.”
– William Shakespeare, Shakespeare’s Sonnets
With the soft sunshine in early of April, Halong bay seems to change into new colors, the color of young green of new leaves, and the color of white of wide flowers. That is what makes Halong Bay become so special during this time of the year. Even the sand turn to a soft and lukewarm massage carpet, we bet that you just want to spend most of your time relaxing on the beach.
Weather of Halong Bay in April
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Halong bay will see a warm and pleasant April with the average temperature of 23°C which is higher than that of March when the temperature is 20°C but lower than that of May when it is 28°C. You should be able to enjoy days out discovering the island by kayaking, visiting floating village and hitting the beach with the average temperature being hot. During April, you may experience temperatures high of up to 27°C and lows of 21°C which is still hot enough to enjoy your days out.
As the change of weather, the average rainfall also increases to 57mm falling over an average of 13 days. That is considerably dry in comparison with the rainfall level of 265mm falling over an average of 16 days in summer. During April, the average of sunshine is 8 hours which is the longest time in the year together with December, March, November, May and June. With warm temperatures, long hours of sunshine it being one of the driest months, it is a great time to discover the untouched beauty of Bai Tu Long Bay.
Activities on Halong Bay in April
All most all the tour package in Halong Bay contains similar activities such as for as kayaking, swimming, visiting the cave, but for this particular time, you should spend more time under the sun for a perfect chocolate skin. If you have more free time, you should do some trekking to discover the undamaged islands and islets.
The clear sky in April is excellent for photography in the bay. Taking some of your time to visit floating village in Halong bay, it is a lifetime experience, you see how people live and children go to school it is truly worth your time.
Near Halong bay, there is Cat Ba National Park, so while you are sailing in the bay you might get to see “Cat Ba languor” monkey, seahawks, hornbills and cuckoos. The Cat Ba National Park is an interesting place that you should visit if natural conservation is your concern, the park covers both water and land, and those keen walkers could spot wild boar, giant oriental squirrels, civet cat, and deer. The National Park provides tourists with fantastic chances for hiking and spotting rare “Cat Ba languor” monkey.
What to prepare when joining Halong Bay cruise in April
The weather is really nice and comfortable, you should bring a hat, sun cream and sunglasses with you for outdoor activities such as kayaking, swimming or visiting the cave. For this period of time, the chance of cancellation is relatively low, so you don’t need to worry about the abandonment of your trip, but you should check the weather forecast for occasional rain. Remember to bring along a light jacket for some cold days.