In this Hanoi city tour you learn a lot about the unique culture and ancient atmosphere of this legendary city. Take the chance to do a cyclo tour around the Old Quarter, enjoy the water puppet show as well as beautiful historical attractions.
Pick up from your hotel in Hanoi
Your Hanoi city your tour starts with a pickup at you hotel by your guide. Your first destination is the Hanoi Opera House. Standing majestically in the center of Hanoi and has held shows since the 1900’s for both overseas and local performers.
Next is the famous Ho Chi Minh Complex where you are going to visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Here many Vietnamese pay their respect to the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh, former leader of the Communist Party of Vietnam.
Following that, you visit Uncle Ho’s House on the grounds of the Presidential Palace, where Ho Chi Minh used to live and work from 1958 until his death in 1969.
Next you will visit some of Hanoi’s most beautiful pagodas and temples, with amazing architecture and history. The highlight is the attractive One-Pillar Pagoda, one of the two most iconic temples in Vietnam.
The next stop is at Tran Quoc Pagoda, located by the West Lake. Here you will be rewarded to one of the most beautiful attractions in Hanoi with its water landscapes.
After that, you will go to the Temple of Literature which shows how Hanoi-ans’ where studying in the past. You will also make a stop for lunch at a local restaurant nearby.
After lunch, the tour continues to Ngoc Son Temple. This is Hanoi’s most popular temple, which is situated on an island in Hoan Kiem Lake and only accessible via the Rising Sun Bridge.
Then you drive by cylo for around one hour around Hanoi’s Old Quarter at a slow-speed to see the busy streets and locals going about their daily lives.
You will also enjoy a water puppet show. This is a traditional Vietnamese art performance inspired by history, legends and folklore.
After the show you will be brought back to your hotel.