Hanoi – the capital of Viet Nam is one of Southeast Asia’s most elegant cities blending elements of old Vietnam with strong currents of modernism. Whether it’s strolling along the banks of Hoan Kiem Lake – the heart of city or pausing to reflect on a millennium – old pagoda, Hanoi is the typical city that encourages visitors to relax and enjoy their holiday. Taking part in Ha Noi city tour, you will have a full day to visit: Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Museum, Presidential Palace, and Temple of Literature with a Local Guide, take a cyclo ride through the Old Quarter and see water puppets performance.
ITINERARY for Ha Noi city tour
7:45am – 8:30am: Our driver and tour guide pick you up from our office or your Hanoi Old Quarter Hotel
area and depart for Hanoi city tour
Star the tour by visiting the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho – and President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt hose where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969.
Enjoy the architectural and historical aspect of Uncle Ho’s final resting – place.
Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049. The structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.
After that you will have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda, Buddhist relics and national heritage which lies on the West Lake.
From there, it is onto the Temple of Literature, which was Viet Nam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
12:30: We have lunch at a restaurant in the Old Quarter with local Vietnamese traditional Cuisines.
13:30: We will explore the colorful features of the 54 ethnic groups of Viet Nam in the Ethnology Museum. Then we drive back to legendary Hoan Kiem Lake – the heart and soul of Hanoi, Ngoc Son Temple which worships Van Xuong saint and Tran Hung Dao former general commander, Old Quarter, Dong Xuan market…
15:00: We are back your hanoi old quarter hotel. Finish Ha Noi city tour
Full transfers by shuttle bus (with A/C, purified bottled water, wet tissue) pick up and drop back your Hanoi old quarter hotel
Vietnamese lunch at local restaurant
Enthusiastic, experienced driver & English speaking guide
Drinks on meals
Free of charge for children under 4years
Surcharge 75% rate of adult for children 4->9 years
Children 9 years old and over are charged as adults.
On Monday and Friday morning, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and museum are closed.
The itinerary of Ha Noi city tour can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian …) should be sent before your departure date