With 1,000 years worth of turbulent history behind it, Hanoi is a wonderfully atmospheric and vibrant city and Vietnam’s capital. Snapshots of an Asia of times-gone-by are easy to find in the temple precincts and narrow streets of the old town, whilst French overtones remain in the charming colonial facades and fresh baguettes and coffee served from busy stalls. The bustling streets and graceful boulevards of the city may be modernising rapidly, leaving behind years of war without a backward glance, but through all of the upheaval of the past, and the influence of the French and Chinese, Hanoi has managed to stay the quintessential Vietnamese city, a strong sense of identity, and the perfect introduction to this wonderful country.

Hanoi at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Hanoi:

GMT +7
time difference
12 Hours
flight time
24 Million
population
Hao Lo
Prison
famous landmark
Grilled
Pork
local food
Autumn
best time to visit

Popular Holidays to Hanoi

Hanoi offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Angkor to the Bay Tour

17 days from £2,890pp
  • Temples of Angkor
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Vietnam Highlights Tour

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  • Mekong Delta
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Halong Bay Cruise
Vietnam Panorama Tour

18 days from £2,490pp
  • Mekong Delta
  • Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Po Nagar Cham Towers
  • Halong Bay Cruise

Things To See In Hanoi

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