Best Time To Visit Hanoi

Best Time To Visit Hanoi

June 16, 2018 0 By vndiscover

The appropriate time to visit Hanoi is always biggest concern of all visitors. Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and also one of the most attractive destinations in Vietnam. Hanoi is always a whirlwind of activity and emotions. However, you need to take into consideration the best time to visit to plan a perfect trip to Hanoi.

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Climate in Hanoi belongs to tropical monsoon temperature type. In addition, it is also influenced by the sub-humid climate. It has four seasons in a year: spring, summer, autumn and winter.

Spring usually starts in January and ends in April. The summer is from May to July. Autumn is from August to October. Winter comes in November and ends in January next year.

According to many foreigners, the most beautiful time in Hanoi is autumn from August to October. At this time, the rainy season already comes to an end, it is sunny but not too harsh, average temperature remains at a favorable level and atmosphere is cool. All the above weather factors create the best conditions for visitors to have a great trip to Hanoi.

Autumn in Hanoi impresses tourists with the roads covered by golden leaves, the passionate aroma of white cheesewood flowers, blue sky, yellow sunshine and autumnal cold breeze. Visit Hanoi in the autumn, visitors would feel like Hanoi become quieter and calmer yet extremely poetic. Also at this time, Hanoi puts on itself a pure beauty with thousands of flowers blooming and golden leaves covering the roads.

Strolling along Hanoi’s streets in autumn, it is easy to encounter abundant colours of flowers including the white, yellow, purple daisy; European Michaelmas-daisy, sunflowers and the passionate aroma of white cheesewood flowers.

In addition, you can also schedule a spring trip in February, March or April. At this time, the weather is warmer, with no heavy rain; you just occasionally meet some drizzles which does not affect much to your trip. This is also the occasion of Vietnamese Lunar New Year when festivals take place everywhere and the atmosphere become exciting.


Guests should not visit Hanoi in the summer from May to July. Summer in Hanoi is quite hot, the average temperature is about 30 degrees Celsius. At this time, people living in Hanoi often go to Sapa, Moc Chau, Cat Ba, Ha Long to avoid the heat. And it often rain heavily, accompanied by thunderstorms, bringing al lot of troubles to the trip. In addition, it is also recommended to not visit Hanoi during the winter months of November and December. In these months, Hanoi weather is often cold and dry, sometimes, harsh cold period comes with drizzles.

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