At around 8am, our driver and tour guide pick you up and we start our full day city tour to visit the most famous sights of Hanoi. Firstly, we will drive to Ho Chi Minh complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit: Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and One pillar pagoda. Keep going to see the Temple of Literature where is originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070.
After that we have our lunch in the traditional local restaurant in the center Hanoi Old Quarter. At here, you are enjoyed the most famous, special and traditional dishes of Vietnamese and Hanoian.
After our lunch, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam is Museum of Ethnology or still called Ethnic Museum, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. After that we will wander around the city by car to see the real life of Hanoian as well as the difference parts the city. This afternoon, we also take one-hour cyclo around the old town of Hanoi or still called Hanoi Old Quarter which is known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally, each of the 36 streets names’ was related to the products being sold there. This cyclo tour is real fun and worthwhile for you.
Before we go back to hotel, we will have a chance to enjoy the unique Water Puppet show, at here we hear the Vietnamese traditional instruments and singing from the live musicians, the water puppet show is still considered as one of the most interested activity on your Hanoi city tour so that you should not miss it. The trip is finished around 5pm at your hotel in Hanoi.
Trip Included :
- Private tour
- Private car for transportation
- Pick up and drop off at your hotel
- English speaking guide (other language upon your request)
- All entrance fees
- Drinks and other meals,
- Insurance, tip for tour guide & driver,
- Your expenses