Hanoi weather in August marks the end of summer and the beginning of Autumn. It’s important to keep track on the temperature this month, so here some tips and advice.
Hanoi weather in August is the transition time between summer and autumn. The temperature is still very hot, with the average ranging from 27oC to 32oC and the humidity is also high, of about 75%. This month marked the hottest time of the year, with about 18 days of heavy rain. Though there are some light wind breeze to cool off the atmosphere, make the trip to Hanoi so much more relaxed and comfortable.
In this poetic seasonal transition, Hanoi back with its peaceful time as the tourists less crowded and there are not many special, specific event or festival. With the streets covered with the milk wood pines’ blooming, the city is more lovely and charming than ever. You may bring some suitable clothes and a raincoat or umbrella, prepare to explore the streets, all the beautiful old ancient attraction destination in Hanoi. Here are the lists of some highly recommended place to visit in the capital city.
This is the most recommended place to go, and absolutely fit for Hanoi weather in August. The place capture all the essence of Hanoi, old, ancient atmosphere with last decade French architecture and alongside with some modernization touch. What special is, all the streets here are mostly named after the original business of the ancestors, and some still keep the business for generations. The people here are extremely welcome and generous, all have a deep knowledge of this city and the Old Quarter, particularly. Have a stroll along the streets in the morning or late afternoon, you can see how captivating this place is, and when you are tired and hungry, you can easily find a restaurant of coffee store for a break and snacks.
The Old Quarter is known to have many stores that serve the very best traditional culinary cuisine and street food in Vietnam. All the already famous dishes like Pho, Banh mi, Bun are everywhere, and all are just as good. You can visit Hang Ga street, Hang Bo street, Hang Dieu street,.. to enjoy these dishes. If you want to try some other traditional specialties, you may want to check the traditional sweet soup on Hang Can streets, sweet and sour salad in Hoe Nhai street, Trang Tien ice cream,..The choices are plenty, you may never grow tired of this place.
One of Vietnamese old and traditional art performing, water puppet play is one of the things you should experience while in Hanoi. Thang Long water puppet theatre has a long history and is the best at performing. The performance includes the traditional daily life material such as: agriculture farming (growing crops, tending buffalo,..) and rural commune entertainment (traditional song, dragon dancing, ritual) combine with the mythical story and folk tale. This kind of performance not only entertaining but also carried the moral meaning and Vietnamese way of life back in those days.
There are puppet show every day at 15:30 - 17:00 - 18:30 - 20:00 - 21:15 and Sunday at 9:30.
Hoa Lo Prison, located in Hoa Lo streets, is a former war criminal prison, built by the French, back in the IndoChina war. This is the place that preserve the old architectural value and evidence that seemed attracted many visitors for its vivid presentation. If you want to learn more about the Vietnamese history during the War time and witness your own eyes of what had happened, Hoa Lo prison can not be missed out.
Much cooler and milder than Hanoi weather in August, Moc Chau had a less intense climate and dryer atmosphere. With the peaches and plums started to bloom everywhere, you can easily reach and grab a handful of those fruits. Also, this time of the year the waterfall seem more wonderful and enchanting due to the rainy season. Especially, in August, there’s the Independence Day of Mong ethnic people, you can join and celebrate in the bustling festival, from August 29th to September 2nd. Some of the must-visit place in Moc Chau that suitable for hiking, trekking, climbing and picnicking are: Pha Luong peak, Thung Cuong Village, Ban Ang Pine Forest,...
Just in time to witness the marvelous beauty of ripening rice fields in Tam Coc Bich Dong as the farmer soon start to harvest the crops. This scenery will be a plus when you streaming along the natural streams of Tam Coc - Bich Dong. Floating on the peaceful, clear water off the streams, which some called as "A terrestrial Ha Long Bay”. At the same time taking some beautiful photograph of the rice field and the gorgeous natural sight of Tam Coc Grotto, consists of many beautiful and sacred landmarks with local commune. This place should be on every visitor traveling list while in Vietnam.
Hanoi weather in August marks a peaceful transition time from summer to autumn. The weather is getting colder, make it more suitable for anyone to visit this place. Check out our website for more information on traveling in Vietnam.