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4 THINGS TO DO IN HANOI (OCTOBER 20 - OCTOBER 29)

Forest Bitter Melon Season

Forest Bitter Melon Season

September–November • food

A fruit widely used in Asian cooking that might seem odd and too bitter in taste

Milk Flowers Blooming Season

Milk Flowers Blooming Season

September–October • nature

The distinctive flowers of unique shape soak the area with pleasant fragrance

Cauliflower Blooming Season

Cauliflower Blooming Season

late October–early November • nature

Cauliflower may not be the most romantic plant to fascinate with its bloom, but you'll change your mind when you see the Moc Chau's fields covered with wonderful white bloom

Sesame Fortune Flower or Lộc Vừng

Sesame Fortune Flower or Lộc Vừng

late May–early June | late October–early November • nature

The hanging down flowers are especially fragrant at night and bloom twice a year only

10 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Tet or Lunar New Year

Tet or Lunar New Year

February 05, 2019 • event

The most famous and most important holiday in Vietnam that brings lots of joy and happiness to people celebrating the new Lunar year!

Fire Dancing Festival

Fire Dancing Festival

February 08–February 09 • event

A performance dedicated to the Fire and Water gods includes dancing in the fire and giving offerings

Clay Firecracker Festival

Clay Firecracker Festival

September 12, 2018 • event

The yearly festival of breaking 50 kg clay firecrackers by throwing them to the ground

Co Loa Citadel Festival

Co Loa Citadel Festival

February 10–20, 2019 • event

The festival of celebrating the foundations of the royal palace

Banh Chung for Tet

Banh Chung for Tet

February 05, 2019 • food

A special treat for Vietnamese New Year holiday season

Tro Tram Festival

Tro Tram Festival

February 27, 2018 • event

The festival of sexuality and love that has taken a quite vivid turn

Cay Neu—Special Feature of Tet!

Cay Neu—Special Feature of Tet!

February 05, 2019 • activity

One of the traditional decorations for Tet is the bamboo tree planted in front of the house

Plants for Tet

Plants for Tet

January 24–30, 2020 • event

The tradition to decorate houses and streets for Lunar New Year turns Vietnam into a colourful spectacle

Giong Festival

Giong Festival

May 13, 2019 • event

One of the most important festivals in Hanoi commemorates a great hero in Vietnam's mythodology

Cempedak Season

Cempedak Season

June–August • food

With a hint of durian and sweet strong aroma, the sausage-shaped fruit is a must try in Vietnam!