Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and the country's second largest city. As the capital of Vietnam for almost a thousand years, Hanoi is considered one of the main cultural centers of Vietnam, where most Vietnamese dynasties have left their imprint. Even though some relics have not survived through wars and time, the city still has many interesting cultural and historic monuments for visitors and residents alike.
Hanoi has rich food traditions and many of Vietnam's most famous dishes; it has been selected as one of the top 10 cities for food in the world by Shermans Travel. Vietnam's national dish Phở has been also named as one of the Top5 street food in the world by global post.
Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Visit to Tran Quoc Pagoda, Quan Thanh Temple
Visit to Temple of Literature
Eat at local restaurant
Visit to Ethonology
A cyclo tour around Old Quater
Enjoy the Water Puppet Show(optional)
Hanoi City Tour (1 day): (-/L/-): Car - Cyclo
8 am: Tour guide pick you up from hotel by visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, is a large memorial in Hanoi. It is located in the center of Ba Dinh Square, which is the place where Vietminh leader Ho Chi Minh read the Declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945, establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-palace. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts where he used to live in the past. 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.
9.30 am: Continue to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda as known the oldest pagoda in the city, originally constructed in the sixth century during the reign of Emperor Ly Nam De, thus giving it an age of 1,400 years, then keep walking to Quan Thanh Temple, formerly known as Trấn Vũ Temple is a Taoist temple in Hanoi, as one of the Four Sacred Temples of the capital, Quan Thánh Temple is located near West Lake.
11 am: Keep forward to the Temple Of Literature, constructed in 1070, it is a temple of Confucius in Hanoi, northern Vietnam. And the temple hosts the "Imperial Academy" (Quốc Tử Giám, Vietnam's first national university.
12.30: Have lunch at local restaurants.
1.30 p.m: Proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum. Which focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam, it is widely considered to be the finest modern museum in Vietnam and a tourist attraction in Hanoi.
3.30 pm: We will take you to Hoan Kiem Lake, enjoy Cyclo tour, one of the most typical vehicles in Hanoi, is a human-powered transport with a seat at the front for passengers and the driver at the back. Enjoy an hour cyclo tour around the Old Quarter of Hanoi to experience the bustling, real lifestyle of this exciting and vibrant neighborhood.
4.30 pm: Drop off at your hotel by Cyclo or car. Free time to relax or you can book a ticket for a popular traditional form of entertainment is water puppetry, which is shown for example at the Thăng Long Water Puppet Theatre.
Beware of your luggage and money
Inform in advance if you are vegetarian.
All customers must obey the order of your tour guide for your safety.