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Things to Do in Hanoi

Visit Hoa Lo Prison, Soak in the beauty of Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi, Visit Banh Mi 25, Visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi, Seek Blessings at Bach Ma Temple, Visit Lotte Tower Observation Deck, Try the egg coffee at Giang Cafe, Explore National Museum of Vietnamese History, Watch Puppet Show at Water Puppet Theatre, Tour the Vietnamese Women’s Museum and many more.

A truly underrated and unexplored gem, there are a multitude of things to Do in Hanoi, Vietnam. Offer prayers to the almighty and soak in harmony at auspicious places like Tran Quoc Pagoda and Bach Ma Temple. Voracious food lovers can opt for the Hanoi Food Tour which includes tasting of some of the best Vietnamese cuisines. Reserve your dates at Oriental Central Spa and indulge in exquisite massages to rejuvenate yourself.

National Museum of Vietnamese History and Vietnamese Women’s Museum are great sources for learning about the Vietnamese history, culture and lifestyle. Or catch breathtaking views of Hanoi City from Lotte Tower Observation Deck.If you are in search of some thrill, go for the Sapa Trekking Tour, a must-include adventure in Vietnam tour packages. Other Hanoi top things to do include gorging into sumptuous delicacies like Honey Glazed Chicken and Egg Coffee at Banh Mi 25 and Giang Cafe.

Here are some of the best things to do in Hanoi

1. Watch a Performance at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre : 

For tourists who want to experience some great performing arts in the city of Hanoi, this is the best place where all kind of performances happen. The theatre is quite famous for its theatrical water puppetry show with accompanying music that sounds lovely. It is also sort of spiritual in nature as the event is according to their culture.

Location: 57b ?inh Tiên Hoàng, Hoàn Ki?m Hanoi, Vietnam.

2. Visit The Perfume Pagoda:

The perfume pagoda which is also known as the Huong pagoda is a huge complex of Buddhist temples which belong here. There are various shrines that are built into the limestone Huong Tich mountains. You will find many pagodas here but the perfume pagoda is quite famous for the way it is built.

Location: H??ng S?n, M? ??c, Hà N?i, Vietnam Highlights: It is also a popular site of various religious festivals that are held here. This attracts a lot of pilgrims which are local as well as foreigners. At the center of this huge complex is the perfume temple which is also known as Chua Tong which translates to Inner temple in English.

History: It is said that this site was discovered more than 2000 years ago and has a vast amount of history associated with it.

Best time to visit: Visit here when some religious festivals are taking place, it is really worth it.

3. Banh Mi 25 :

Among top things to do in Hanoi Vietnam, Banh Mi 25 is a must-have in your itinerary. It offers sumptuous delicacies like Avocado & Egg, Beef & Cheese, BBQ Pork, Honey Glazed Chicken, Smoothies and many more. Other than their specialities, is also known for its pitch-perfect cleanliness and impeccable hospitality.

Location: 25 Hàng Cá, P, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam

Timings: 7 AM- 9 PM

Price: 20,000 VND – 40,000 VND

4. Try the Egg Coffee at Giang Cafe :

Trying Egg Coffee or "Ca phe trúng," at Giang Cafe is considered one of the unique things to Do in Hanoi Vietnam. Egg Coffee or "Ca phe trúng comes in two versions i.e. hot and cold versions. It is a Hanoi speciality consisting of creamy and soft egg white foam rested on Vietnamese Coffee.

Location: 39 Nguy?n H?u Huân, Lý Thái T?, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam

Timings: 7 AM- 10 PM

Price: VND 30,000

5. National Museum of Vietnamese History

Located in the Hoan Kiem district of Hanoi, the National Museum of Vietnamese History is all about Vietnam's prehistory which dates back to 300,000–400,000 years ago. The architecture of the National Museum is a beautiful blend of French colonial and traditional Vietnamese architecture. Exhibits in the museum include items from the Hung Era, Neolithic Age and Bronze Age.

Location: 216 ???ng Tr?n Quang Kh?i, Tràng Ti?n, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i 110000, Vietnam

Timings: 8 AM- 12 PM | 1:30 PM- 5 PM

Price: 40,000 VND

6. Vietnamese Women’s Museum

Solely dedicated to the Vietnamese women, an excursion to the Vietnamese Women’s Museum is one of the excellent things to do in Hanoi Vietnam. It has more than 1000 exhibits showing the unrivalled role of Vietnamese women in history and contemporary society. The main agenda of the Vietnamese Women’s Museum is to promote the role of gender equality and put Vietnamese women on a high pedestal.

Location: 36 Lý Th??ng Ki?t, Hàng Bài, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam

Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM

Price: 30,000 VND

7. Memorial House

A classic example of old Hanoi architecture, Memorial House is an ideal place to get enlightened about the life and culture of Hanoi's locals during the previous era. It is filled with antiques and objects which are centuries old. The entire Memorial House is set up according to the tradition of Feng Shui, which allows good energy flow into the house.

Location: 48 Hàng Ngang, Hàng ?ào, Hoàn Ki?m, Hà N?i, Vietnam

Timings: 8:30 AM -11:30 AM | 1:30 PM- 4:30 PM

8. Tran Quoc Pagoda

Near the southeastern shore of Hanoi's Westlake, sits one of the oldest Buddhist temples in Hanoi - Tran Quoc Pagoda. Admiring its beauty is one of the peaceful things to do in Hanoi Vietnam. It was constructed in the 6th century and is thus, more than 1,450 years old. The walls of the Pagoda have Lotus flowers carved on them which symbolizes the beauty of nature in Vietnam. Every year, during the Tet and Buddha's Birthday, Tran Quoc Pagoda attracts devotees from all across the globe.

Location: ?. Thanh Niên, Yên Ph?, Tây H?, Hà N?i 100000, Vietnam

Timings: 8 AM - 4 PM

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Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
What is Vietnam without some culture and history? The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is one of the imposing places to go in Hanoi. This monumental marble edifice takes you through the life history of the founding father of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh fondly nicknamed as Uncle Ho, desired a simple cremation but contrary to his wishes, the Vietnemese people constructed this mausoleum out of admiration for him.

They erected this architectural wonder after gathering materials from all across Vietnam. Set in the building’s deep bowels you will find the pale and frail body of Uncle Ho, laid to rest, inside a glass sarcophagus.

Location: 2 Hùng Vương, Điện Bàn, Ba Đình, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

Timings: Weekdays- 7:30 AM – 10: 30 AM, Weekends- 7:30 AM – 11: 00 AM

Highlights: Armed guards guard the entrance and during mid-morning guards changing ceremony is performed. Respectful attire and attitude is expected and checked upon by the guards of honor standing next to the sarcophagus within the inner sanctum. This mausoleum stays closed between October to November as Ho Chi Minh’s body is sent to Russia once a year for maintenance and preservation.
Lake Of The Restored Sword
Located in Hanoi’s historical center the Hồ Hoàn Kiếm Lake or the Lake of the Restored Sword is one of the scenic places to visit in Hanoi. This lake offers a tranquil escape from the city’s maddening crowds and hectic pace.  Legend has it that when Lê Lợi won the battle against the Ming Chinese, he became the king.

While boating, he met a giant tortoise at the lake’s center that said that now that peace was restored in the nation the sword with which he won must be returned to the God of Waters. After surrender the sword was returned but the water surface remained radiant. Since then this lake was called the Restored Sword. You must circle the lake to have a look at the historical monuments and temples that surround the lake.

Location: Hanoi

Timings: 12 AM – 12 PM

Highlights: Hundreds of people visit this green water lake to enjoy the beautiful sight and to spot the soft shell turtles that swim here.
Thap Rua Tower
One of the most iconic places to visit in Hanoi is the Tháp RùaTower that built for commemorating Lê Lợi. Lê Lợi created an insurgent army and help Vietnam gain freedom from the Ming Chinese in 1400s.

It was built in the 19th century on a tiny island in the lake of Hồ Hoàn Kiếm. People lovingly call this island the “Turtle Islet”. Public cannot access this attraction but view it from a distance while walking around the lake.

Location: Hang Trong, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam

Timings: Sun-Sat 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

Highlights: Post sunset the area of the Turtle Tower comes alive when lights are up with the open restaurants and the rooftop bars. It is a great place for photographers and tourists.
Bat Trang Ceramic Village
One of the most interesting places to visit in Hanoi the Bat Trang Ceramic Village belongs to Hani’s Gia Lam district. A location of the banks of the rivers Pho Hien and Thang Long, the traditional pottery and porcelain village has a history of seven centuries. The 14th century village has an area that is rich in clay hence the village potters have an advantage of ingredients required to create fine ceramics.

Right from colorful bracelets, to teacups, kettles, bottles, bowls, plates, flowerpots, jar, vases, and wind chimes there are many exclusive items that are made here and exported. You can spend an entire day here indulging in the pottery-making experience or join a buffalo tour for shopping and sightseeing.

Location: Bát Tràng, Gia Lâm, Hanoi, Vietnam

Timings: 8 AM – 5: 30 PM

Highlights: The Bat Trang Ceramic Village has unparalleled scenic beauty and lovely ambiance that is extremely mesmerizing.
Quan Su Temple
Explore the amazing architecture by visiting the Quan Su Temple. Nowadays this temple is Hanoi’s official Buddhism center. The stately pagoda served various ambassadors who called on the Le dynasty’s emperors. During the 15th century a hall was built to receive guests and then this pagoda was erected so that they could worship without any worries.

This magnificent temple today stands in customary hues of yellow and houses an orange tree in its premise. The Quan Su Pagoda is one of the popular places to visit in Hanoi that you cannot miss.

Location: 73 Quán Sứ, Trần Hưng Đạo, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Timings: 6 AM – 7 PM

Highlights: This religious Buddhist Pagoda houses Vietnam’s Central Buddhism Association Command.
Temple Of Literature
Founded in the year 1070 by Emperor Le Thanh Tong, Temple of Literature was built as a university devoted to Confucius- a chinese philosopher. Later in 1076, it transformed into a prestigious academic school. Being the first national University of Vietnam, today the Temple of Literature honors the finest scholars of Vietnam.

It is one of the classic Hanoi places to visit today as it has been recast as a place of study rather than a devout landmark. The gardens, ponds, halls and five courtyards serve as picturesque backdrops during student graduation. Originally, those born out of noble families were exclusively granted admission here but post 1442 the Temple of Literature became egalitarian.

Location: 58 Quốc Tử Giám, Văn Miếu, Đống Đa, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

Timings: 8:00 AM – 4: 30 PM

Highlights: On Vietnam’s official banknote you will find the Temple of Literature printed. This temple’s layout bears resemblance to Confucius’s birthplace.
Chua Tran Quoc

Erected in the 6th century, the Chua Tran Quoc is one of the incredible Hanoi places to visit. This pagoda is notably the oldest and has been here around for 1500 years now. On the grounds here you will spot a Bodhi tree under which it is believed that Buddha searched for enlightenment. You can visit here anytime to offer your tranquil prayers.

Museum Of Vietnamese History
If you are a history buff then one of the most stunning Hanoi places to visit is the Museum of Vietnamese History. This museum is the city’s focal point as it is set amidst the Botanical garden and houses some very fascinating exhibits.

The museum gives you a good understanding of how the Vietnamese society underwent evolution. There are artifacts from the Bronze Age as well as from the modern day. Some of the masterpieces that will boggle your mind are the ones from the Champa Kingdom and a phenomenal sculpture of Lord Shiva with a moustache.

Location: 2 Nguyễn Bỉnh Khiêm, Bến Nghé, Quận 1, Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam

Timings: 8: 00 AM- 11:30 AM, 1: 30 PM – 5 PM

Highlights: Built in the year 1929 this museum is a combination of French and Asiatic architecture. The encompassing green enclosures of the museum give you an alluring escape from the city’s clamor.
West Lake
One of the largest manmade lakes has to be the West Lake. It spans 17 kilometers and presents an extremely scenic gateway. You can have lunch here on the floating restaurants or hire boats to glide through the lake’s calm waters.

This pristine lake is one of the great places to visit in Hanoi as the fine-dine restaurants, boutique cafes, and luxury hotels that line the lake make for a magnificent site. You can explore this lake on a bicycle as well.

Location: Tay Ho district, northwestern part of Hanoi

Timings: 8:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Highlights: The Thanh Nien Road has divided a massive part of the lake and has formed the Truc Bach Lake. This lake is excellent for leisurely stroll.
Hanoi Opera House
Built in 1911, the Hanoi Opera House is one of the notable architectural landmarks and cultural places to visit in Hanoi. It lies very close to the Hoan Kiem Lake and bears resemblance to the Opera House of Paris in its interiors and structure.

The sight of the balconies, pillars and beautiful domes of the 600-seat opera will mesmerize you to the core. You can enjoy Vietnamese musicals and Western classics here.

Location: 01 Tràng Tiền, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

Timings: 8 AM – 11 PM

Highlights: People who have witnessed the Hanoi Opera house allude to the fact that this one is more beautiful than its Parisian counterpart. This monument was mainly designed for the European culture and served as a classical music and theater center for the officials of French colonials and their better-halves.
Old Quarter
Hanoi’s civic urban core, the Old Quarter is one of the historical places to visit in Hanoi. The prominent district is quite pedestrian-friendly despite the relentless modernization that this area has seen. You will experience a rare kind of timelessness here as you still get to witness the glimpse of the bygone generations.

The old Quarter is very popular for its intriguing neighborhood, and is home to a good mix of ancient shops, green spaces, Vietnamese architecture, and fresh street food.

Location: Hàng Ngang, Hàng Đào, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

Timings: 6:00 AM – 11:59 PM

Highlights: The hidden alleyways, cozy coffee shops and secluded pagodas of the Old Quarter will reward you with unforgettable moments.
Hoa Bình Dam
Built on the Black river, Hoa Běnh Dam is one of the remarkable Hanoi places to visit. This dam is Vietnam’s largest hydroelectric dam that generates a lot of power by combining eight turbines of 240 MW capacity totaling to 1920 MW of installed capacity. When you visit the dam you will find a 400 ton giant statue of Ho Chi Minh on the neighboring hill of Tuong.

Legend has it that when the Vietnamese Leader was crossing the Red river in a boat during Vietnam’s independence struggle against America, he faced many challenges. Eventually Ho chi Minh got so frustrated with the challenges that he manifested a reunification of the South and North by building a dam to calm the ferocious river.

Location: Hòa Bình province, Vietnam

Timings: 07:30 AM to 11:00 AM and 14:00 PM to 17:00 PM

Highlights: The Hoa Běnh Dam produces 27 percent of Vietnam’s electricity.
Ba Vi National Park
One of the most outstanding places to visit in Hanoi is the Ba Vi National Park that is known for its splendid natural beauty. It lies in the center of a three-peaked mountain that juts steeply out of the landscape.

To experience the mystical atmosphere of tropical rainforests, jungles with clouds as the backdrop, escape to this place to breathe the cool fresh air. You enjoy superb views of the tropical forest from the peak of the Park, come across the numerous vistas and the fast-flowing river of DA on one side of this park.

Location: Ba Vì, Hanoi, Vietnam

Timings: 6 AM – 7 PM

Highlights: The Ba Vi National Park offers lodgings at the Resort of Tan Da Spa where you can indulge in herbal baths, wet steam baths, mud baths, and baths in the hot springs. The area of the National Park offers hiking and walking opportunities galore as you pass through forest trails covered with dense tropical foliage.
Hoan Kiem Lake

Smaller than the West Lake but right in the cultural and historic heart of Hanoi, lies the Hoan Kiem Lake. This lake is one of the relaxing Hanoi tourist places, and is popular for its glassy waters setting off the beautiful city lights. It is not just the oldest place of Hanoi city but has a legendary historical context. This lake was also known as Luc Thuy which translates to Green water in English.

Vietnam Military History Museum
The Vietnam Military History Museum is one of the notable Hanoi tourist places that features a massive weaponry collection right at the front. The Museum displays Chinese and Soviet Equipment alongside US and French-made weapons that were captured during several years of warfare.

You will spot the Soviet-built triumphant MiG-21 jet fighter displayed as a centerpiece here.

Location: 28A Điện Biên Phủ, Điện Bàn, Ba Đình, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Timings: 8 AM – 11: 30 AM, 1 PM – 4:30 PM

Highlights: You can access the terrace at this Military History Museum, overlooking the rusting collection of supplies and war materials used by soldiers.
Fine Arts Museum
One of the excellent places to visit in Hanoi is the Fine Arts Museum that dwells in two buildings. These buildings were used to serve as the French Ministry of Information. It houses the ancient stone carvings of Champa and Quan Am’s astonishing effigies.

Treasures abound, this museum lets you witness the lacquered statues of the Tay Son Dynasty’s Buddhist monks and an awe-inspiring collection of both folk-naive and contemporary paintings.

Location: 66 P Nguyen Thai Hoc St, Hanoi 10000

Timings: 9:15 AM 5:00 PM

Highlights: You can revel in the beauty of the artworks at this museum as tour crowds have not crowded it like the Temple of Literature. The ceramic statues and wood carvings are bound to enamor you.
Imperial Citadel Of Thang Long
You cannot come to Hanoi and not visit this outstanding UNESCO World Heritage Site of Imperial Citadel of Thang Long. This citadel is Vietnam’s history’s intriguing relic that signifies its cultural and historical importance. Many artifacts in this Citadel date back between the sixth and the twentieth century.

This ancient site remained the country’s political center for thirteen consecutive centuries. You have to pick a map from the ticket counter to visit the places inside the fortress.

Location: 19C Hoàng Diệu, Điện Bàn, Ba Đình, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

Timings: 8 AM – 5 PM

Highlights: You can come here to the Flag Tower of the Citadel to enjoy the expansive views of the Hanoi City Center and the Ba Dinh Square.
Vietnam Museum Of Revolution
Built in the year 1917, the two-story building of the Vietnam Museum of Revolution once served as Vietnam’s trade department. Later at the start of 2008 the museum was upgraded with thirty displays that contain 40000 chronicled exhibits.

You will be amazed to see the glass showcase here that stores everything from banners to weapons used by the Vietnamese laborers.

Location: 216 Đường Trần Quang Khải, Tràng Tiền, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Highlights: This museum is an exhibition hall for the antiques and comprises intriguing curios. Apart from several revolutionary documents you will spot Vietnam’s first sewing machine and a Buddhist drum of the Japanese.
Vietnam Museum Of Ethnology
The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology features a fabulous collection of well-presented artifacts, tribal art and objects of use related to the ethnic minorities of Vietnam. If you dabble into anthropology then this museum is worth your time.

To ease your experience the items collected from the traditional village houses are labeled in English, French and Vietnamese.

Location: Nguyễn Văn Huyên, Quan Hoa, Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam

Timings: 8: 30 AM – 5:30 PM

Highlights: Besides displaying the miniaturized version of the Vietnamese community’s life, this museum has a stellar collection of 25 CD ROMS, 373 video tapes, 237 audiotapes, 42000 photographs, 2190 slides and 15000 artifacts.
Lotte Observation Deck
Located on the 65th floor of the Lotte Center the observation Deck of Lotte is one of the chief Hanoi attractions. This deck offers sweeping views of the city from the top and is divided into four major sections. The zones are namely: the Romantic Zone, Experience Zone, Welcome Zone and the Attraction Zone.

This undisturbed vantage point lets you compare the Old Quarter’s size relative to the voracious growth of Hanoi. You can walk out on the steep drop through the glass-floor skywalks and enjoy drinks at the rooftop bar on the same floor.

Location: LOTTE Center Hanoi, 54 Liễu Giai, Ngọc Khánh, Ba Đình, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Timings: 9:00 AM – 11 PM

Highlights: The four different zones of the observation deck feature the Sky Gallery, View Terrace, the Photo zone, Welcome Theater, the Skywalk, and the Bamboo Road.

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Hanoi Things To Do FAQs

What all adventure sports can be done in Hanoi?

There are plenty of adventure activities that can be done in Hanoi such as:
Hiking
Climbing Mountains
Paragliding
Go Canyoning
Para sailing
Backpacking
Mountain Biking

Which are some must try water sports in Hanoi?

The must-try water sports in Hanoi includes

  • Kayaking
  • Cruising and
  • Scuba diving.

How to reach Hanoi?

  • By Plane: Newly developed Noi Bai International Airport is the destination you need to land if you are visiting this wonderful town. Flights of several international airlines have their operations in this airport.
  • By Train: There are also train connections to the city from Beijing, Lao Cai, Nanning and more making it more convenient for the travelers to reach here. Most trains arrive at Gia Lam station which is just 5 km away from Hanoi Station.
  • By Bus: There are also bus services, crossing over China, to reach this wonderful town. There are numerous bus station or bus lines making it convenient to reach here.

From the above locations, you will get a number of other conveyance like a cab, local bus and more to reach your destination, like hotel or so.

How can I spend 2 days in Hanoi?

1. Offering Prayers at Bach Ma Temple: Offering your prayers to the Almighty straight from the heart at Bach Ma Temple is one of the pious things to do in Hanoi Vietnam. It is said to be the oldest temple in the city and was built by the King Ly Thai To, the legendary founder of the great Vietnamese Ly Dynasty.

2. Egg Coffee at Giang Cafe: Tasting the frothy  Egg Coffee at Giang Cafe is one of the unique things to do in Hanoi. As you take the first sip, get ready to feel the sweet froth in your mouth which rests above the murky Vietnamese coffee.

3. Spend Time at National Museum of Vietnamese History: Take out a day and spend time at the National Museum of Vietnamese History. It is one of the prime Hanoi top things to do when in Vietnam. It is the perfect place for history enthusiasts who are willing to know more about the episodes from Vietnam’s prehistory up to the August 1945 Revolution.

4. Visit Lotte Tower: Lotte  Observation Deck is perched on the 65th floor of Lotte Tower, and is a great spot for viewing the urban landscape of Hanoi. Undoubtedly, it is one of the finest things to do in Hanoi, Vietnam. One needs to reach the 65th floor in a speedy elevator that travels at 360m/minute. Besides, there is also a small shop at the Observation Deck where you can purchase snacks and drinks.

How to reach Hanoi?

Hanoi can be reached via Flight. Hanoi is connected to all the major cities in the world via N?i Bài International Airport. Airlines like Asiana Airlines, Qatar Airways, China Airlines, Dragon Air, Hong Kong Airlines, and Korean Air operate on this route.

Which are best places for scuba diving in Hanoi?

You can visit Nha Trang as well as Halong Bay to enjoy Scuba Diving in Hanoi. These are the two best places for scuba diving in Hanoi.

Is Hanoi worth visiting?

Beginning with its ancient vibe to unique delicacies, Hanoi is brimming with unexplored charm and is worth your every hard penny. Visiting religious places like Bach Ma Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda will enable a spiritual retreat for people. The Museums are a storehouse of Vietnam's history. The Food Tours are wonderful to get the authentic taste of Vietnamese cuisines.

What are the famous hiking trails in Hanoi?

There are plenty of famous hiking trails available in Hanoi. A list of the top ten amazing hiking trails is:
Sapa
Lang Bian Mountain
Cat Tien National Park
Ba Be National Park
Cat Ba National Park
Mai Chau
Cuc Phong National Park
Cao Bang
Ba Na Hill
Pu Luong National Park

Which are some famous beaches in Hanoi?

There are no beaches in Hanoi. The closest one is situated at a distance of 116 kilometres. The beaches you can visit close to Hanoi are:
Bai Chay Beach (Quang Ninh) Bai Chay Beach is located in Quang Ninh Province, around 100km to the Northeast of Hanoi. ...
Tuan Chau Beach (Ha Long)
Do Son Beach (Hai Phong)
Cat Ba Beach (Hai Phong)
Hai Thinh Beach (Nam Dinh)

What is the best time to visit Hanoi?

The best time to visit Hanoi is during Autumn Season and  Spring Season. Autumn falls between  September-November and Spring falls between March- April. During these periods, the weather in Hanoi remains pleasant and provides a good opportunity to explore the outdoors at its best.

Which are some famous cruises tours in Hanoi?

Some famous cruise tours in Hanoi are:
Halong Bay Day Cruise
Day Tour of the Ancient Binh
Trang An Bai Dinh Tour
Lan Ha Bay Tour
Cong Dam Bai Tu

Which are some famous places for snorkeling in Hanoi and how much does it cost?

Hanoi lies in the vicinity of South China Sea which is extremely beautiful. There are plenty of sites here which are great for snorkelling. The closest places for snorkelling to Hanoi are the following:
Halong Bay
Mekong River Delta
Con Dao Islands
Phu Quoc Islands
All of these places charge a rough estimate of 5,25,000 VND for snorkelling.

Where can I experience jeep safari in Hanoi?

You can head to various spots for jeep safari in Hanoi. The places that you can go to are:

  • Saigon
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Hoan Kiem District
  • Truong Son Range

What are the most happening nightlife experiences in Hanoi?

  1. The most happening nightlife experiences in Hanoi are:
  • Take a heritage walk at night
  • Enjoy the street food at night
  • Enjoy the local beer on tap
  • Catch an orchestra show
  • Enjoy cocktails in the old quarter

Which are the pilgrimage sites which are a must visit in Hanoi?

  1. The pilgrimage sites that you must visit in Hanoi are:
  • One Pillar Pagoda
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Bach Ma Temple
  • Dong Huong Temple
  • Nam Huong Temple
  • Cau Dong Temple
  • Hoe Nhai Pagoda
  • Ba Da Pagoda
  • Ly Quoc Su Pagoda
  • Phu Ung Temple
  • Ngoc Son Temple

Which are the best biking routes in Hanoi?

The best biking routes in Hanoi are:

  • Ho Chi Minh Trail
  • Coastal Road from Quy Nhon To Nha Trang. … CV
  • Back-Road From Cao Bang to Ban Gioc waterfall. ...
  • The road crossing the Rock plateau in Ha Giang. ...
  • Motorbike Ride from Tu Le to Sapa.

Which are some famous lakes to visit in Hanoi?

  • Hoan Kiem Lake
  • Thien Quang Lake
  • Truc Bach Lake
  • Turtle Tower
  • West Lake

Where is the famous locality for shopping in Hanoi?

  • Dong Xuan Market
  • Hanoi Weekend Night Market
  • Hang Da Market
  • Cho Hom Market
  • Quang Ba Flower Market

Which are the best areas to taste the street food in Hanoi?

The best options for street food in Hanoi are:

  • Pho (Noodle Soup)
  • Pho Bo (Beef Noodle Soup)
  • Pho Ga(Chicken Noodle Soup)
  • Cha Ca(Grilled and Fried Fish with Rice Noodles)
  • Xoi (Sticky Rice)
  • Bun Cha (Grilled Pork and Noodles)
  • Bun Bo Nam Bo (Beef and Noodles)
  • Banh Mi(Baguette Sandwich)
  • Pho Cuon( Rice Noodle Rolls)
  • Pho Chien Phong (Fried Rice Noodles)

Which are the best places for day trips from Hanoi?

  • Mai Chau
  • Hoa Lu
  • Bat Trang
  • Tam Coc
  • Huong Pagoda
  • Van Phuc Silk Village
  • Duong Lam Ancient Village
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Ancient Capital Hoa Lu

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Kanchan Kapoor
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We flew over Halong Bay, Tuan Chau island, Thien Cung cave, and Ga Choi islet. It was my first time in a helicopter. Good experience.
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Dhara Kocchar
Reviewed: 04 Feb 2020
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The Halong bay luxury cruise experience was really amazing. We were totally enlightened at the great food. Thanks to the staff onboard
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Kamalesh Chopra
Reviewed: 04 Feb 2020
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Enjoyed a lot with the friendly tour guide and the view from the deck was amazing. A memorable experience of Halong bay luxury cruise.
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Prem Asan
Reviewed: 04 Feb 2020
5.0/5
Hanoi bike tour experience was a great thing I did in Vietnam. The tour guide was friendly. Value for money.
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Mandakini Kapoor
Reviewed: 04 Feb 2020
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the Hanoi city bike tour was such a fun activity to do and it was a new way to explore the city. Thank you Thrillophilia for such an amazing experience.
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5.0/5
THe view from the top was amazing, we clicked so many photos, We visited at the time of the sunset which was the best decision.

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