Hanoi, founded over 1,000 years ago inside a crook of the tea-colored Red river, was the seat of Vietnam’s imperial power until the late 18th century. Its Old Quarter is the immersion point for most travelers, with its labyrinth of ancient streets, which were once inhabited by traders serving the nearby imperial citadel
Explore Hanoi in short tour
Discover the local life at night in Hanoi and shopping at night market from Friday to Sunday in Old Quarter
Good for your family and your children
Tran Quoc Pagoda - Ethnology Museum - Temple of Literature - Hoan Kiem lake (L)
08.00 – 08.30 Our local guide will pick up you at hotel (around Old Quarter) and visit the iconic sites of the city. Start the trip with Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake. Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the final resting place of Vietnam‘s greatest father; his house-on-stilt and One Pillar Pagoda – modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi.
Arrive in Ethnology Museum to learn about cultures of 54 ethnic groups living in Vietnam.
Have a rest and enjoy lunch in a local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter.
Visit Temple of Literature constructed in 1070 – dedicated to Confucius, sages and talented scholars. It is the most famous temple in Hanoi, also functioning as Vietnam’s first university.
Leave for a legendary Hoan Kiem lake and Ngoc Son Temple dedicated to a former general commander Tran Hung Dao for his struggle against Mongolians.
Back to your hotel.
Optional: Cycle round the old quarter (1 hour) surcharge US$6 per person
+ Transfer services in air conditioned vehicle
+ English speaking local guide
+ Meal(s) as program (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
+ All entrance and sightseeing fees
+ Domestic insurance
Beverages and other meals do not indicate in the program.
International Travel Insurance
Government taxes & services charge
Other expense not mentioned in the program
Any additional expenses caused by reasons beyond our control such as natural calamities (typhoon, floods), flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes etc.