Hanoi tour packages & holidays
Hanoi as a tour and holiday destination
Hanoi is a gorgeous and distinct city that beautifully combines traditional Sino-Vietnamese and French themes. It is the capital of Vietnam and can be easily accessed. Having been under the French colony for almost a century, the city is filled with beautiful architecture, most of which have survived the onslaught of wars and time. This city’s beauty certainly lies in its numerous historical structures, entertaining flea markets, and mouthwatering food.
Things to do in Hanoi
So often, people look for adventurous tours when travelling to different countries. However, for those who are seeking peace, relaxation, and perhaps more knowledge about Asian culture and history, Hanoi is a dream destination. In this city, all your senses will be satiated. For your mind, you can learn more about Vietnam’s history as well as its rich culture by visiting the city's most popular attractions such as the Old Quarter, the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, the Thang Long Ca Tru Theatre, the Hao Lo Prison, and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
For your eyes and taste, you can feast on the different native dishes as well as international cuisine offered either in any of the city’s 500 restaurants or the stalls lining the streets. It is especially recommended for Hanoi visitors to try pho bo (beef rice noodles), chả cá (sautéed fish in turmeric and dill with rice noodles), xôi xéo (sticky rice with mung bean paste), bánh cuốn (rice rolls with pork and mushroom), and cốm (green rice cake).
Best time to visit Hanoi
Being a tropical country, Hanoi’s climate is generally divided into two seasons, namely hot and wet. The weather can reach extremes, however, so it is best to be cautious when it comes to planning a trip. The best time to visit Hanoi, Vietnam would be from October to November and February to April when the weather is relatively cool and the holiday seasons are observed. Some notable festivals during these months, which you can participate in, are the the Tết Trung Thu, otherwise known as the Mid-Autumn Festival; the Co Loa Festival, which pays homage to the ancient king, An Dương Vương; and the Le Mat (Snake Village) Festival, which is held in the Gia Lam District.
If you are looking to see a different side of Asia and have a peaceful time with your loved, you certainly ought to visit the colorful city of Hanoi, Vietnam.
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