Discovering Hoi An Lantern Festival is a great idea

Discovering Hoi An Lantern Festival is a great idea

Lantern Festival is a big festival in Vietnam which was organized a long time ago. It is so fantastic that you can go to Hoi An and take part in Hoi An Lantern Festival.

Here are some guides for you when you want to go in for Hoi An Lantern Festival.

Hoi An Lantern Festival

Hoi An Lantern Festival

Overall about Hoi An Lantern Festival

When coming to Hoi An, tourists can walk around Hoi An Old Town, enjoy the traditional dish, visit the ancient constructions or go to some villages to know more about the local’s life, etc. Moreover, it will be certainly a fabulous trip if you have a chance to visit Hoi An Lantern Festival.

Hoi An Lantern Festival is held monthly on the 14th day of the lunar calendar. At night, Hoi An Lantern Festival is so out of this world because there are a lot of colorful lanterns which are light up. That makes Hoi An more and more charming. On this day, lots of tourists come to visit and explore the new experiences here. It can be considered that Hoi An Lantern Festival is a cultural specificity in Hoi An.

From 5 pm to 10 pm, tourists are not allowed to go in some streets like Tran Phu, Le Loi, Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, etc and all the houses, restaurants, shops, etc all lighted up by the lanterns instead of the electricity.

Hoi An is so magnificent with a lot of lanterns.

Hoi An is so magnificent with a lot of lanterns.

Is Hoi An Lantern Festival interesting?

Lantern Festival Hoi An is taken place in Hoi An Old Town and lots of outdoor activities are taken place at night. The street is so crowded with a lot of tourists. Like every year, Hoi An Lantern Festival 2019 has a lot of interesting activities such as playing chess, traditional games, music performances, etc.

Besides, you can try some traditional dishes like Quang Noodles, Cao Lau, Che (Sweet soup), Banh Beo, etc which are sold along with the vendor. Walking along the street, you will see a lot of lanterns with many different designs. It is so fantastic that you can take some photos to commemorate and share it with your friends. In addition, you can buy some lanterns or lovely souvenirs that you can give your friends as gifts.

In Hoi An Lantern Festival, there is an activity that attracts a number of tourists which is releasing the small lanterns (Den Hoa Dang) into Hoai River. The small lantern which is made from paper is pink, yellow or green. You can buy it in every local shop in Hoi An Old Town. After that, you can release it into the Hoai River. It is a traditional activity with the hope that the family will have lots of luck and happiness.

Lots of small lanterns are released into Hoai River in Hoi An Lantern Festival.

Lots of small lanterns are released into Hoai River in Hoi An Lantern Festival.

That is a good idea to go along the river by a boat (sampan). It is so great that you can see everything while sitting in the sampan. It costs VND 100,000 for a ride by sampan.

Hoi An Lantern Festival 2019 has some funny activities that you should visit and try. Hoi An Lantern Festival dates 2019 are in the 14th day of the lunar calendar. By the way, Hoi An Lantern Festival will be organized on 9th December, 2019.

If you don’t have a chance to go to Lantern Festival Hoi An 2019, you had better to go to Hoi An Lantern Festival 2020. It will not let you down. Besides, don’t forget to note in your calendar.

Some advice for you when going to Hoi An Lantern Festival

  • You should check the information about the time Lantern Festival Hoi An will happen.
  • It will be better if you go to Hoi An in the dry season (from January to August) because the weather is suitable to enjoy the night in Hoi An. In the wet season, there will be some rains that affect to your plan.
  • You should reserve the flight as soon as possible, especially in the high season (from April to August).
  • Because it is so crowded in these days, you should be careful with your valuable things.
  • Always remember to keep Hoi An clean.
  • If you want to buy the lantern and you think the price is quite expensive, you can negotiate with the sellers.
  • Don’t forget to comply with the rules in Hoi An. For instance, you aren’t permitted to smoke in some places in Hoi An or you have to follow the traffic law when riding a motorbike or bicycle.

Hoi An Lantern Festival is a great festival so that you should spend your time going here. Share this article with your friends and plan for a trip to Hoi An and participate in Hoi An Lantern Festival. Go to Gonexp.com for further information and discover new places and brand new experiences in Vietnam.

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