Tourism

06/03/2018 | 09:29

Weather

The temperature in May ranges from 25 to 31 degrees. Short but heavy downpour might occur.  You are advised to bring a light raincoat  or umbrella with you.

Electricity and voltage

The standard electrical voltage in Vietnam is 220 volts AC, 50Hz.

Types of Electrical Plugs Common in THANG LOI HOTEL; KIM LIEN HOTEL AND HUST

Medicine

Vietnam’s pharmacy service is professional and carries a wide selection, but if you require prescription medication or prefer specific brands, you should bring these with you from your home country.

Transportation

Means of Transportation Fare

VND7,000

VND 7,000 ~ VND 9,000

  • Shuttle Bus 86 (from Noi Bai International Airport to Hanoi Station): from Hanoi Station, you can take a walk 1km to HUST.

VND 30,000

  • Taxi

~  VND 14,000/km

  • Electric Car (for City Tour)

VND 30,000

 

Culture & Heritage

Imperial Citadel of Thang Long

Water Puppet Theatre

- Hanoi Old Quarter

- Temple of Literature (Van Mieu - Quoc Tu Giam)

- One Pillar Pagoda

- Hoan Kiem Lake

- Hoa Lo Prison

- Tran Quoc Pagoda

- Ngoc Son Temple

- Ho Chi Minh Presidential Palace

- Hanoi Flag Tower

Parks

Thu Le Park

Hoa Binh Park

Ly Thai To Park

- Thong Nhat Part (Reunification Park)

Museums

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

- National Museum of Vietnamese History

- Vietnam Military History Museum

Shopping

Dong Xuan Market

Hanoi Weekend Night Market

- Hang Da Market

- Quang Ba Flower Market

Local Food

- Pho (Noodle Soup)

- Bun Cha (Grilled Pork & Noodle)

- Banh Cuon (Vietnamese Steam Rice Rolls)

- Cha Ca La Vong (Turmeric Grilled Fish)

- Banh Mi (Bread)

- Bia Hoi Hanoi (Hanoi Fresh Beer)

- Coffee

References:

-  http://www.adoptvietnam.org/travel/electronicsplugs.htm

-  http://timbus.vn/fleets.aspx

 http://transerco.com.vn/

http://www.hoangthanhthanglong.vn/en/

http://thanglongwaterpuppet.org/en/

http://thingsasian.com

https://en.wikipedia.org/

http://hoalo.vn/

https://vietnam.vnanet.vn/english/   

http://www.vme.org.vn/home/

https://www.vietnamtourism.org.vn

http://www.vietnamtourism.info