Da Nang, Vietnam
When to go
The best months to visit Da Nang are between December and May, when the city is not at its hottest (in June, July, and August temperatures can reach 40 degrees Celsius) and should be clear of its tropical storms (which usually hit in October and November).
PlanesDa Nang is served by Danang International Airport (three kilometres from the city). The airport serves all major Vietnamese airports, as well as international destinations in China, Malaysia, Singapore and Japan.
TrainsDa Nang railway station is served by all Reunification Express trains, with stops including Hué (two to four hours), Lang Co (two hours), Quang Ngai (two to four hours), Tuy Hoa (seven to 10 hours) and Nha Trang (eight to 12 hours). The train ride to Hué is one of Vietnam’s most spectacular, and is worth it just for the journey itself.