Why You Should Visit Hanoi
Hanoi is Vietnam’s capital home to an exciting range of things to do encompassing everything from world-class museums and heritage sites to vibrant street markets and many family-friendly attractions. Any visit to the city would not be complete without visiting some of its unique historical landmarks such as the stunning Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the charming One-Pillar Pagoda, or you can explore one of its great museums like the Museum of Ethnology to learn more about the local culture. Hanoi is also well-known for its cuisine that is perfect for tours or simply wondering down its streets and enjoying some authentic street food, while the city also has a vibrant cultural scene with many theaters and performing centers available.
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Arriving In Hanoi
Noi Bai International Airport is the primary airport serving Hanoi the second busiest airport in Vietnam. The airport is made up of two passenger terminals, with the new Terminal 2 dedicated to international flights. When you have arrived at the airport you can travel into the city using the express bus service, although many prefer the convenience of a taxi. There are also car rental companies at Hanoi airport. Inside the airport you can find a decent selection of places to eat and drink in addition to a few shops and duty-free stores, while the airport also offers a free Wi-Fi service so you can connect to the web.
If you are looking to travel from the UAE to Hanoi it will be possible to make the journey out of Dubai. Currently the only airline providing flights from the UAE is Emirates, with all flights departing from Dubai International Airport.
Hanoi Travel Information
If you are a UAE national traveling to the Vietnam you will have to apply for a visa first before catching your flight. In Hanoi the weather can get fairly hot over the summer with average highs of around 32 degrees between May and August, while the weather remains relatively mild over the winter. However, be advised that there is a lengthy rainy season in the region beginning in May and ending in October.
* This information is correct as of November 2017
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