Works from the French colonial period, sidewalk shops selling local specialties, motorbikes wriggling on crowded streets… are the first impressions of visitors about Hanoi. For many people, Hanoi has all the interesting things to explore here in its own way.
What season is beautiful in Hanoi?
The most ideal time to travel to Hanoi is in the fall from August to November and spring from March to April. Many people think that autumn is the most beautiful time of the year in Hanoi, with The sky is clear blue, the wind may be cold, the leaves are falling, the smell of milk flowers is faint… In the spring, the weather is warm, the streets are like new clothes when the trees sprout, the flowers bloom. ..
Hanoi is likened to the heart of Vietnam, so visitors can move conveniently to the capital by plane, train, passenger car, private car or motorbike from other provinces.
To move around the city, you can take a car, motorbike or bicycle. But the experience will be more poetic if you sit on a cyclo to see 36 streets, take a tricycle tour or an ancient Vespa. Another suggestion worth considering is the double-decker bus, fare from 130,000 – 599,000 VND.
Hanoi has many accommodation options for tourists such as budget motels, homestays, hotels, resorts… suitable for budgets and interests. If you go for a walk in the old town, you can rent from “Western backpack” beds with dorm rooms for about 100,000 VND a night, to high-class hotels costing 3,000,000 – 5,000,000 VND a night.
Some special hotels must be mentioned such as The Oriental Jade Hotel & Spa with a panoramic view of Hoan Kiem lake at O’Skybar, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi with French colonial architecture, just a few steps from the Opera House, Hilton Hanoi Opera, Apricot Hotel right on the banks of Hoan Kiem Lake, famous hotels With a view overlooking the West Lake is Sheraton Hanoi and InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, Lotte Hotel Hanoi on the high floor of the 65-storey Lotte Center building…