Dong Hoi lies on the north-central coast of Vietnam, which is about 160 kilometres from Hue City. It is the capital city of Quang Binh Province. This city is known for the bus and train stop near Phong Nha Caves. Dong Hoi is famous for its stunning beaches. It has white sandy beaches and a coastline with 12 kilometres long. Besides that, this city is a worthy destination to visit because of the local cuisines, Vietnamese coffee and a variety of markets.
Cebu and Dong Hoi have two types of seasons which are a dry season and wet season. The off-peak season in Dong Hoi will happen from September to March. The wet season is not a perfect time to visit Dong Hoi due to bad weather. Throughout the season, the visitors will not be able to see the beautiful beaches and do a few activities on the beach itself. As for the dry season, it will be the peak season of the city. The visitors can go hiking up the mountains and do jungle trekking since the weather is warm and pleasant. Even though the visitors need to endure with a big crowd, the dry season is the best time to visit Dong Hoi.
Mactan-Cebu International Airport (CEB) - Mactan Cebu International Airport is the main international airport that serves for the Central Visayas region. It provides a single runway and two different passenger terminals. This airport handles plenty of international and domestic airlines such as Cebu Pacific, Korean Air, Philippine Airlines, Scoot, SilkAir and many more. Besides that, it also handles for cargo airlines which include FedEx Express and Tri-MG Intra Asia Airlines. The distance between Mactan Cebu International Airport and the city of Cebu is about 14.5 kilometres. By taking a taxi, the taxi fare will be around PHP 520.
Dong Hoi Airport - Dong Hoi Airport is the main airport serving for the city of Dong Hoi. It has handled hundreds of passengers each year. This airport operates international and domestic flights. Among the airlines are Bamboo Airways, Jetstar Pacific Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Vietnam Airlines by VASCO and Vietjet Air. Dong Hoi Airport is located about 6.5 kilometres from the city centre. There are a few public transportations provided for the visitors such as local taxi, motorbike taxi, bus and private car. By taking a private vehicle, it will be the best choice for visitors to travel to Dong Hoi city.
Cebu and Dong Hoi experience the same tropical climate. The highest average annual temperature of Dong Hoi is 34 degrees Celsius and the lowest is around 18 degrees Celsius. During the dry season, the city will be hit by hot and humid weather. The amount of rainfall is lesser compared during the wet season. The dry season is an ideal time to explore around the city. Meanwhile, heavy rain and thunderstorms will happen during the wet season. The visitors can only visit indoor places or go food hunting throughout this period.