It can be said that Hanoian truly is experiencing the coldest time of this year with outdoor temperature at 11-13°C at day time and 8-10°C at night. The weather became drier and drier with humidity at 76%, and cloud blankets the sky all day. Even you com from a much colder climate, you are advised to wear extra coats and sweater to keep you from flu, rhinitis or pharyngitis.
Hanoi Weather Forecast Jan 6-9 (Source: Google.com)
To many locals and or foreign travelers, Danang and other destinations in the Middle and South of Vietnam could be ideal tourism places for this Tet Holiday due to the fact that the weather at that time is perfect with medium temperature at 21 °C and cool wind. However, although humidity is not very high, Danang this week is anticipated suffering from rain almost all week, so don’t forget to go out with an umbrella or raincoat unless you intend to have some rain shower.
Danang Weather Forecast Jan 6-9 (Source: Google.com)
Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City, the incredible tropic place of Vietnam is in other hand experiencing pretty nice weather these days. The temperature is kept at comfortable condition, at 24°C with oscillation from 20°C to 33°C. While rain is expected almost everyday, sunshine at the same time is a friendly old mate visiting every day either.
Ho Chi Minh City Weather Forecast Jan 6-9 (Source: Google.com)
Exhibition of Dragon paintings
Various artistic activities related to dragon are waiting for visitors. Dragon Painting exhibition organized by painters Nghiem Diep Anh at 3D building (Duy Tan Street, Hanoi) is among the expected events in this occasion of Tet holiday. The event lasts from 3-10 January 2012.
Street Book Festival in Ho Chi Minh City
Following the success of the first festival in 2011, the 2nd Street Book festival is scheduled to take place in Ho Chi Minh City at the beginning season of this year. The event presents various books in different genres and types under main theme “Tradition – Present- Future”.
Hanoi welcomes 2 million of international travelers visiting in 2011
In spite of negative impact from global economy, number of international travelers to Hanoi continued to reach high record with nearly 2 million of visitors. The number is 11% higher than previous year, and potentially continues to increase in 2012.
Updates from Vietnam Online
1. Flight schedules from Ho Chi Minh City to Phu Quoc is now posted; check it out if you are planning a trip to this iconic island any time soon.
2. Why travel by train? Vietnam Online will help you gain a closer look into the train travel experience in Vietnam.
3. New stories for Tet are added: Kitchen God Day (which is coming in 1 week time); Family activities during Tet; The arts of calligraphy; and more. Visit our Tet homepage for more information.
4. Get to know about the main shopping areas in Hanoi for an idea what address to tell your taxi driver.