Hanoi City Tour 1 Day

HIGHLIGHTS:

Hanoi capital is one of the most visited of the Vietnam popular destinations, is the beautiful capital city of Vietnam, sprawling in the banks of the Red River with French colonial heritage. Throughout the thousand years of its eventful history, marked by destruction, wars and natural calamities, Hanoi still preserves many ancient architectural works including the Old Quarter and over 600 pagodas and temples. Famous sites will be added in this Hanoi City Tour 1 Full Day.

ITINERARY:

8.00- 8.30: You will get picked up by friendly guide and experienced driver from your hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter for Hanoi City Tour Full Day.

08.45: Arrive at Tran Quoc Pagoda located on Golden Fish IsLand in West Lake. It is the oldest pagoda in Ha Noi built in the 6th century.

09.30: Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body of  Ho Chi Minh then walk around the garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked from 1954 to 1969. Then visit One Pillar Pagoda where worships the Godess of Mercy – It is the most unique padoga in the world

  • Should dress modestly by covering from shoulders to knees when visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, temples, pagodas…
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays.
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed at least 2 months (15thJune -15thAugust) for the annual maintaining but still can take picture Mausoleum and visit around that area

11.15: Visit Vietnam Ethnology Museum to learn about the culture of 54 ethnic groups living in the whole country of Vietnam.This museum is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. As well as the comprehensive array of exhibits inside, there are also traditional tribal houses reconstructed within the ground.

Special Note : we will visit Vietnam Women Museum instead of Ethnology Museum closed on Mondays

12.45: Have lunch at our restaurant. You have an opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine with 8 delicious dishes.

14.00-14.15 : Continue visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, established in the 11 century .Originally built as a temple to Confucius, this is the site of Vietnam’s first University dating back to 1070. Inside are the stone steles mounted on the backs of turtles, inscribed with names of Vietnam best scholars. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society place then and now on education.

15.15: Leave for Hoa Lo Prison Museum which originally used by the French colonists in Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. During this later period, it was known to American POWs as the “Hanoi Hilton"

16.15 -16.30: Back to hotel and our Fantastic Hanoi City Tour 1 Day finishes.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Tour Price: 39 USD/person (Daily Group Departure).

Tour Inclusions: Vietnamese Food for Lunch, Local English speaking guide, Entrance fees as indicated, Transportation as indicated.

Tour Exclusions: Drinks, Personal Expenses, Tips / gratuities for drivers or guide, Travel insurance, Anythings not mentioned in Itinerary.

Children Policy:
• Free of charge for infant (below 5-year-old), other expense pay by parents
• 75% rate of adult for children from 5-8 years old
• 100% adult ticket for children over 8 years old
• Two adults bring 2 children, The 2nd child will be charged 100% adult ticket
 
What to bring:
- A hat & sunscreen (in Summer Time)
- Appropriate clothing for the season
- Comfortable walking shoes/clothes
- If you're going to see Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, you must not wear shorts
 
Trip Notes:
• Children under 3 years old are not allowed to get inside Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
• Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closed on Monday and Friday morning. And closes from 5th Sep to 31st October
• The itinerary can be changed due to weather, and unforeseen circumstance, ...
• Special request (diet or vegetarian …) should be sent before your departure date.
• Water Puppet show for Deluxe option only.. Then the tour will finish around 17h00 - 17h30.
• Bat Trang pottery village will be visited on Mon & Fri (without Ethnology Museum). Ethnology Museum will be visited on Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu & Sat (without Bat Trang pottery village).
• Surcharge 5usd/pax if travel date falls on Lunar New Year (30 Dec, 1 - 3 Jan according to Lunar Calendar).
• Half Day Morning or Afternoon Tours and Customized Itinerary are available for this Hanoi City Tour if requested. Please contact us for more details.
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