Roughguides travel site commented both Hanoi and HCM city are “food paradise” but the taste of coffee and nightlife of each place brings distinctions.
Relax in Hanoi and HCM city
Hanoi rapidly develops with high-rise buildings that you'll have to step out of the old town can find the horizon. Both Hanoi and HCM City are crowded with about 8 million people. The streets of Hanoi are difficult to move during rush hours and non-stop noise.
Traffic in both cities is always crowded with a lot of motorcycles and cars. The new wider streets of HCM city now also allow people to move more easily. Therefore, walking in the city has not yet seemed peaceful.Hoan Kiem Lake
Hanoi in January has the cold weather, sometime is only about 17 degrees Celsius, while the temperature of HCM City is rarely below 20 degrees Celsius. Because of the high humidity, so you will always be sweating in both 2 cities.
In HCM City, to escape the hot sun you go to the park where there are large shady green trees, or botanical garden ...
Hoan Kiem Lake is known as the "heart" of Hanoi, a fascinating place for all residents and visitors alike. This is where you just might escape the hustle on the streets and observe the old do exercise or relax by playing chess.
Beautiful Halong Bay with limestone dream floating on the water between the flat, is one of the most attractive destinations of Vietnam. Guests can easily book a tour from Hanoi to here.Cu Chi Tunnels
Cu Chi Tunnels is only about 2 hours away from HCM city, and tourist destination in the ideal day. Tunnels were built during the war, allowing guests to visit the aisle, trenches, underground trap by directly down to the place.