HA NOI CITY TOUR – FULL DAY
Hanoi, located on the banks of the Red River, is one of the most ancient capital in the world, where travelers can find well-preserved colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, temples and unique museums within the city center.
Morning : Have breakfast at hotel & ready for the trip at lobby.
Tour guide will pick you up from 7:45 – 8:30, depending where you stay in the old town.
08:30 : Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh then walk around Ho Chi Minh garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked from 1954 to 1969.
09:30 – 09:45: Visit One Pillar Pagoda where worshiping the Goddess of Mercy – It is the most unique pagoda in the world
10:15 : Visit the Lacquer Paintings workshop – the biggest center in Hanoi
10:45 : Visit one of these :
Option 1 : Bat Trang ceramics & pottery village
(On Mondays – Wednesdays – Fridays )
Option 2 : Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
(On Tuesdays – Thursdays – Saturdays & Sundays)
12:30: Have lunch at our restaurant. You have an opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine with 8 delicious dishes.
13:30 – 13:45 : Continue to visit Temple of Literature – the first university in Vietnam in the feudal system.
15:00 : Visit Tran Quoc Pagoda – was first built in Ha Noi in 6th century. You will see the oldest Bodha Tree in Vietnam planted by Ho Chi Minh.
15: 45 : Leaving for Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple where worships General Tran Hung Dao who defeated Mongolian invader in 13th century.
16:15 : Tour finishes. Back to hotel
– Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays.
– Every year Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum is closed 2 months from June 15th until August 15th for maintaining
– Should dress modestly by covering from shoulders to knees in the public places like a temple, pagoda, HCM mausoleum …
– Should bring the necessary things such as : cash, cellphone or camera , raincoat/ umbrella ,sun block …( depending on the weather)
Option : 1 hour cyclo ride – 5 USD/PAX
Option : Water puppet show – 5 USD/PAX
Shuttle bus during the trip ( Ford Transit, County…)
1 bottle of water / per
English speaking guide ( at least 5 years of experience)
Vietnamese lunch (8 special dishes)
Free wifi on bus
Drink for lunch
Tips for tour guide & driver
Personal expenses or any thing not mentioned above
Children under 5 years old : Free of charge
Children from 5 – 9 years old : 50% of charge
Children from 10 years old : 100 % of charge