Ha Noi, literally the “city between the rivers”, is the capital and second biggest city of Viet Nam. The historical Old Town, the colonial French Quarter, ancient temples of more than thousand years of age and various scenic lakes and landmarks make up one of the most fascinating cities of Southeast Asia.
The compact city center is bordered by the Red River (Song Hong) to the east as well as to the north and a railway line to the west with the Hoan Kiem Lake nowadays being its focal point of public life and an excellent point of orientation. North of the lake lies Ha Noi’s historic heart, the Old Quarter (Phố Cổ Hà Nội). Ha Noi’s narrow and crowded streets filled with various exotic scents, the unique fusion of old and new making it a reflection of the rapid changes the country is recently going through. There’s no better way of exploring this spirit of Ha Noi than wandering around
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For more information on visa requirements and application procedure, you may refer to the link here. If a delegate shall require a visa, please obtain the visa on your own, at your own expense.
Please find here the link from our Ministry of Foreign Affairs on the list of countries enjoy EXEMPTION OF ENTRY VISA TO VIETNAM.
Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) is located about 30 km north of the city center. Traveling from Noi Bai Airport to City Center is easy because there are plenty of transportation options to choose from.
This is most convenience way to transferring from Airport to Ha Noi center. Taxis stand right at Airport and serving 24/7.
After getting luggage, turn right after get out of terminal, you can catch a taxi here. There are many companies for your choice. Here is some popular taxi companies: Airport Taxi, Noi Bai Airport, Mai Linh, Taxi Group
Price: about 20 USD/ car/ way to get to NCC
Tips: Before board any car, you should ask the package price from Airport to your booked hotel. The price will be higher if you pay following the taxi’s clock.
PRIVATE CAR SERVICE
Hoa Binh Group, the travel agent of the Conference, provides private car service from Noi Bai International Airport to the hotel and vice versa.
The driver holding a card bearing your name will meet you at the pick-up area (outside the Terminal), escort you, and help with the luggage to the awaiting vehicle. The driver will arrive on time based on the flight times thereby any complications due to time variations are avoided.
To meet your need, we have a selection of 4-seat / 7-seat / 16-seat / 29-seat cars ranging from US$ 25+ to USD 55+.
(These prices do not include tax)
The dress code for the conference and social events is casual.
October in Ha Noi is extremely warm. Temperatures average is 25C degree during the day. It rains regularly. Therefore, delegates are recommended to dress casually and bring essentials such as sunblock, sunglasses, an umbrella, and light clothes to have the best experience.
Vietnamese is the official language. English is widely understood and spoken at airports, hotels, restaurants, and Shopping malls in Ha Noi City.
Ha Noi City is seven (7) hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+7).
November: Like Spring, Fall is an ideal time to visit Ha Noi. The weather is mild with average temperatures hovering around 25°C (77°F). Skies become clearer in November and leaves turn golden-yellow, making it the perfect time to explore the tree-lined boulevards around Hoan Kiem Lake. Fall is considered the most beautiful time to visit Ha Noi.
Currency and banks:
The official currency of Viet Nam is Viet Nam Dong (VND). As of 31 May 2023, the exchange rate for 1 US Dollar (US$) is 23,330 VND.
Credit cards are accepted in almost establishments. ATMs are available in various locations such as banks, hotels, and shopping malls.
Voltage and electrical outlets:
The standard voltage is 220volts and the standard frequency is 50-60Hz.
There are two (2) associated plug types in Viet Nam, as seen below. It is recommended to bring your own appropriate adaptor for your chargers and electrical gadgets for convenience.
Emergency telephone numbers:
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