8 Best Day Trips from Hanoi, Vietnam

Wondering how to spend your days exploring the northern parts of Vietnam? Here you can find my top suggestions for 8 awesome day trips, using Hanoi as your base.

A stopover in Hanoi, Vietnam

We flew from quiet Hoi An to busy Hanoi in the early hours to spend a day in the city before our cruise in Halong Bay. Hanoi is one of the most ancient capitals in the world. The city is located on the banks of the Red River, surrounded by colonial buildings, pagodas and museums….