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 full day city tour offer:
8 am: Tour guide will pick you up from hotel by visiting Ho Chi Minh’s 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 2nd, 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 Tran Vu Temple is a Taoist temple in Hanoi, as one of the Four Sacred Temples of the capital, Quan Thanh 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” , Vietnam’s first national university.
12.30 pm: Having lunch at a local restaurant 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 Restored Sword Lake, enjoy an hour 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 Thang Long Water Puppet Theater.
Round trip transfer
Lunch at local restaurant
Free a cyclo ride around Hanoi Old Quarters
Tours and activities as stated above
English speaking guide
All entrance fees
Extra food and beverages
Tips (recommended) and personal expenses
Tour Notes: Beware of your luggage and money Inform in advance if you are vegetarian. Take hat, raincoat, good shoes and cash. Don’t wear singlet, shorts, dresses or skirts, or tops with low-neck lines and bare shoulders to temples, pagodas and Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum All customers must obey the order of your tour guide for your safety. Passengers are advised not to take along big luggage for convenience.
Please note that Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum opens 5 mornings a week and 10 months a year. The mausoleum is closed every afternoon, all day Monday and Friday, and from early October to early December for scheduled maintenance.
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