Luxury Travel to Hanoi
Hanoi is a bustling and fascinating place – a whirlwind of colours, smells and sounds and a wonderful place to get a real flavour of life in Vietnam.
It is unmissable in terms of its pretty pagodas, ancient temples, enchanting French colonial quarter and cultural institutions. Just as fun, however, is darting down its winding lanes and discovering your own favourite hidden corners. The hustle and bustle of Hanoi is contagious and it is also one of the best place to sample the mouthwatering array of street food that Vietnam is famous for.
This is where the country’s most important centres for arts, literature, folklore and music can be found. From the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to the bustling Dong Xuan Market, you’ll get enjoy getting to the heart and soul of the city on private, expert-led tours.
Depending on your interests, we can take you on a discovery of the best foodie spots, delve deep into the country’s history, visit a traditional puppet show or help you uncover the city’s best artisans on a speciliased shopping tour.
Hanoi might be a busy, thriving city but its network of attractive lakes make it easy to escape and are perfect for a relaxing cycle.
When to go
All year round although April to October are the better months to visit.
What to do
- Our private walking tour of the French Quarter with an expert guide
- Take a cycle tour around the city and visit the lakes
- Pick up a few keepsakes and souvenirs at the markets and try your tastebuds on the mouth-watering gastronomy
Itineraries including Hanoi
Accommodation in Hanoi
Here are some of our travel designers' favourite options
Capella HanoiNestled on a peaceful boulevard along Hoàn Kiếm Lake, Capella Hanoi is an ode to the opera artists, designers and composers. Uncover unexpected moments of delightful retrospection in this palace of artistry highlighted by resplendent suites, enthralling dining experiences and the award-winning Auriga Spa. This ultra-luxury masterpiece is designed by celebrated architect Bill Bensley, with hopes to revive the spirit of the Roaring Twenties in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Under Bill Bensley’s meticulous eye, the property was infused with early 20th-century details, allowing guests to fully immerse themselves in the spirit of the decade as part of a transformative travel experience. As for the hotel itself, it houses 47 rooms and suites, each of which are individually styled with operatic memorabilia that pay tribute to Opera’s legendary artists, composers, designers and performances. Discover a symphony of flavours at their dining venues – inspired by quintessential Northern Vietnamese dishes, Backstage elevates the region’s authentic flavours to new heights with modern touches, with lavish Hanoi luxury dining settings offering you the perfect restaurant near Hoan Kiem to wine and dine in. While at the heart of the hotel is their Diva’s Lounge, serving bohemian cocktails and ambrosial sweets in celebration of famous female artists who dared revolutionise their craft. After a hard day’s exploring, sign yourself up at Auriga Spa – this wellness destination adopts a unique philosophy that taps on the celestial rhythms of the moon and fuses it with ancient Vietnamese traditions and nature’s finest ingredients. In the surroundings, guests can find a plethora of eclectic restaurants, bars, shops and markets.