This tour will offer you a chance to visit the major sites of Hanoi and discover life of local people as well as visit the busiest trading area of Hanoi.
What to Expect
At 8am in the morning, your guide will pick you up at your hotel, then you take a taxi to Ho Chi Minh complex, you will visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum. Enjoy walking around his residential area including President Palace, house on stilt, fishing pond of Ho Chi Minh and One Pillar Pagoda....it is very nice walking here because we will walk in a beautiful garden under the shade of big trees.
After that, your guide will take you to Temple of Literature by walking through many French old houses that were built hundred years ago for French VIP officers. You will visit the first National University of Vietnam dating back 1070. It is great chance for you to learn about the history of education and the spiritual life of Vietnamese people. You will see a lot of young people dressed up and coming here to take nice photos, because this is special place for them.
Enjoy a tasty lunch at a local restaurant in the Old Quarter of Hanoi. After lunch, that is time for you to discover the most interesting place, Hanoi Old Quarter. The tour guide will take you to visit Long Bien bridge which was built by French people during French time in Vietnam. This is only bridge for walking to see Red River. After enjoying fresh air of the biggest river in the North of Vietnam, you will visit to the biggest market in Hanoi, Dong Xuan market, you can see people selling everything here, browse to food market nearby to see what local people often eat in their meals.
Walking along many narrow and busy streets of Hanoi before reaching to Hoan Kiem lake, the most beautiful lake in Hanoi. Next, our guide will take you to a nice place for coffee or cold beer, you will have a great view to central area of Hanoi and Hoan Kiem lake, relaxing and comfort your-self after a long walking day.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off in the Old Quarter
- Local English speaking tour guide
- 1 lunch with local specialties
- All entrance fee and sightseeing tickets
What's Not Included
- Drinks and beverages
- Personal expenses and insurance
- Tips and gratuities