Hanoi Travel Guide
Why? Visitors to Vietnam should not miss out on
a holiday in Hanoi, the 1,000-year-old capital, a low-rise city of
lakes and peaceful parks. A Hanoi holiday is a pleasant, unhurried
experience of exploring the historic Old Quarter with its arts and
crafts bargains, and strolling the streets of the French Colonial
When? Situated in northern Vietnam, Hanoi has hot and humid weather most of the year, with most of its rainfall falling between May and September (summer). The best time to holiday in Hanoi is between September and December, when humidity levels are lowest.
Who for? Travel to Hanoi is for serious travellers who are drawn to Vietnam to experience its beauty, wonderful food, friendly people and unique culture. The city is a great base from which to explore the surrounding countryside.
More Info: Know before you go on a holiday in Hanoi by consulting our comprehensive, up-to-date Hanoi travel guide. The guide is essential reading for anyone planning to travel to Hanoi, containing basic information like entry requirements, health and safety, as well as details of attractions and excursions.
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