How far apart are Hanoi and Saigon?
The shortest distance (air line) between Hanoi and Saigon is 713.58 mi (1,148.39 km). The shortest route between Hanoi and Saigon is 1,053.79 mi (1,695.90 km) according to the route planner. The driving time is approx. 20h 50min.
How far away is Ho Chi Minh City from Vietnam?
Distance To Ho Chi Minh City From Hanoi is: 713 miles / 1147.46 km / 619.58 nautical miles. Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City are in the same timezone Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh.
Is Hanoi or Saigon better?
Hanoi is better preserved & has a lot more to see during the day; Saigon has friendlier people and much better nightlife & a wider choice of restaurants. Worth spending some time in both.
What is the best month to go to Vietnam?
While this variety makes Vietnam a year-round destination, spring (March to April) is typically the best time to visit the entire country, when days are generally pleasant, temperatures are moderate and rainfall is light.
Are sleeper trains in Vietnam safe?
The sleeper train in Vietnam is a comfortable, safe, and affordable means of transportation, helping visitors to reduce fatigue when travelling long distances. Most of the Vietnam sleeper trains now have wi-fi (though normally the connection speeds are not the quickest).
Which is the capital of Vietnam?
When should I avoid Vietnam?
Summer: Unless sunning yourself on the central coast beaches is the only thing on your Vietnam itinerary, we’d suggest avoiding visiting the country during the summer months of June – August as you’ll have a much harder time with the weather.
Is Saigon worth visiting?
Absolutely it’s worth to see Ho Chi Minh city – one of the biggest and craziest cities in Vietnam beside Hanoi if you want to compare. Things to do : City Tour, Cu Chi tunnel, and Mekong Delta.
How many days in Saigon is enough?
You don’t really need more than 2 days in the city itself but there are a number of day trips that you can do that will add extra days to your itinerary (Cu Chi Tunnels and Mekong Delta are 2 trips I would recommend).