Hanoi travel guides for each season

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Hanoi’s weather is divided into 4 seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter; each season owns its typical features that attract tourists to visit.

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Travel to Hanoi in the spring

It can be said that the spring is the most beautiful season in Hanoi and Vietnam. Coming to Hanoi in this season, visitors will have chance to admire the colorful flowers, enjoy traditional foods on Tet and participate in many unique traditional festivals.

Nhat Tan Flower Village (via MISSVIET)

Nhat Tan Flower Village: When the peach blossoms in Nhat Tan village are blooming, it is signal the coming of a new spring. The village is well-known for its peach blossoms along with different varieties and colors. Nhat Tan is also a great place to take nice photos of young people and attractive place to visit as well.

Tu Liem Flower Village: With a long-lasting flower-growing tradition, Tu Liem flower village is always crowded with visitors in the spring especially on Tet holiday. It is also an ideal suggestion if you are planning to travel Hanoi in the spring.

Traditional festivals: Visiting Hanoi in spring, you cannot miss the opportunity to participate in the major festivals. The most famous and biggest festival has to be mentioned is Huong Pagoda Festival. The festival starts from 6th January to March in lunar calendar. In addition to Huong Pagoda Festival, tourists can take part in many other festivals such as Dong Da Festival (6-7th January), Giong Festival, Co Loa Festival, etc.

In the summer

Thien Son Suoi Nga (via PHUOT.biz)

Travel Hanoi in the summer, you can visit these destinations:

Thien Son Suoi Nga: Coming here, you will have chance to witness extraordinary scenery and relax in a fresh atmosphere surrounded by winding mountains. It is divided into three areas: the bottom of Ha Mountain, the middle of Trung Mountain and the top of Ngoa Mounatin where is the famous Sky Entrance located. Thien Son Suoi Nga is a place giving you the comfortable where you can immerse yourself into.

Quan Son Lake: Located in My Duc District, Quan Son Lake is a stunning place to see with limestone mountains and beautiful lotus pond. The best time to visit Quan Son Lake is in May to June when lotus flowers starts to bloom.

Ho Tay Water Park: is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Hanoi in the summer. With modern design, visitors have chance to experience the most exciting water games. It is considered one of the must-visit destinations in the Hanoi’s summer.

Travel in the romantic autumn

Tran Quoc Pagoda (via Vinaday Travel)

Referring to Hanoi’s autumn, many people immediately think about milk flower and Com. Very peaceful and romantic, the autumn is known as the best time to visit Hanoi.

Hoan Kiem Lake: In the autumn, branches of trees start to turn yellow, sesame flowers also bloom in every corner of Hoan Kiem Lake creating a very romantic and poetic scenery. This is also a greatest to take photos in Hanoi.

Tran Quoc Pagoda: Located near West Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda attracts tourists not only by elegant beauty but also by its historical values. Built in the 1600s, it still retains the unique architecture and is the symbol of Buddhism in Vietnam.

Hanoi in the winter

Hanoi in the winter (via Hanoi Boutique)

Traveling Hanoi in the winter also bring tourists a lot of interesting experiences.

St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi: is a famous architectural works built in the French colonial period. Visiting the cathedral on Christmas, you will have the opportunity admire the beauty of the church with brilliant lights and giant Christmas tree.

Ba Dinh Square: Ba Dinh Square is likely more majestic and quiet in the winter. As a place President Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence, today, it is the place to hold important meetings or events of the country. Traveling to Hanoi, you should not miss to visit Ba Dinh Square.

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