Da Nang is not only a major city in the Central Vietnam with beautiful landscapes such as My Khe beach, Ba Na hill, Ngu Hanh mountain, Han river. The city is also well-known as a food mecca for tourists with must-eat dishes at very affordable prices if you come like Quang style noodles, Nam O Fish Salad, rice paper with pork…In general, nothing can make you down!
The best time to visit
Da Nang is 776 km far from Hanoi and 961km far from Ho Chi Minh City. The city is a traffic clue of the nation-wide road, railway and sea route, also a gateway to the provinces in the Central Highlands as well. Moreover, It is surrounded by three world famous heritages: Hue Imperial Citadel, My Son Sanctuary and Hoi An ancient town.
Located in the south of central region, the city weather is tropical monsoon with stable high temperature featuring two distinct seasons. Rainy season lasts from August to December, and the period from January to July is dry season. From March to August is the best time to visit the destination because of its sparkling sunshine. Or, you can come to Da Nang from January to April with cool breeze, no storm and reasonable service charges.
Besides, Da Nang is also famous for the international fireworks festival annually held on April 30 and May 1. It was first held in 2008 and became the most interested festival of Vietnam. The major fireworks teams in the world will show off fireworks with various styles. In addition, there are culinary festival, big music concert, exhibition of paintings … with theme of the year.
Flight from Hanoi to Da Nang
Thanks to the outstanding development of tourism, both domestic and international airlines operates their flights to Da Nang. Especially, flight from Hanoi to Da Nang is one of the busiest routes in Vietnam because tourists from Hanoi are increasing. Hence, Bamboo Airways – a new airline is unveiled to meet travel need of capital residents with very attractive fares at only from VND 99,000 and praised by both government and people.
Da Nang International Airport is the third largest airport in Vietnam, located at Hai Chau district on a total area of 842 ha, of which the size of civil aviation is 150 ha. This is an important airport of the Central – Highlands in particular and Vietnam in general.
Currently, the airport connects flights with 4 domestic airlines and 22 international airlines. It is designed to serve more than 200 domestic and international flights per day. In addition, the airport also connects with international destinations such as Incheon (Korea), Narita (Japan), Changi (Singapore) … In 2015, Da Nang International Airport was honored at 23rd of 30 best airports in Asia, posted on The Guide to Sleeping in Airports.
Flight timing : Each flight takes only about 80 minutes for a distance of 769km, helping passengers to enjoy a quickly and safety trip.
Required procedures : You should present at the airport at least 2 hours prior to schedule departure time for check-in and customs check. Check-in counters will be closed 40 minutes before departure time.
Transportation from the airport to the downtown
Taking about 15 minutes and it’s easy for you to travel with some options to choose as following:
- Taxi : is the most convenient vehicle for a group of 3-5 travelers carrying many things, taking about 5 to 10 minutes to go to Da Nang’s center.
- Motorbike taxi : Motorbike taxi drivers in Da Nang are friendly and courteous as a part of tourism development equipped with uniforms, helmets and staff cards. So you can feel free to use the service.
- Pedicab: If you want to enjoy leisurely the streets on a classic vehicle with a memorable experience. Pedicab is the best option at only about VND 50,000 / hour.
Airfare is usually pricey during the peak travel season from March and August. Therefore, you should book your flight from Hanoi to Da Nang in advance at least approximately 2 months prior to departure date to get the best offer. Or late night or early morning flights are also good options.
Hope you have a nice trip with above useful information !