Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, charms even the most experienced traveller with its rich history that spans over a thousand years. The cityscape has been influenced by past conquerors like China and imperial France, leaving Hanoi with more cultural sights than any other city in Vietnam. Get carried away by the buzz of the traditional crafts on sale in the winding streets in the Old Quarter, or savour the exquisite tastes of Vietnamese cuisine in one of the French Quarter’s numerous restaurants. The Hoan Kien Lake provides a tranquil resting place from the humdrum of the ever-expanding metropolis.
Hanoi is also the financial centre of the dynamic Vietnamese economy – as evidenced by the skyscrapers and shopping centres rising amidst the old pagodas and temples. The co-existence of the new and old Hanoi indulges the traveller with endless amounts of interesting things to see and do, so get moving – book your flights today!