Free City Tour Hanoi – Free, Relaxed, Exotic

What comes in your mind when you first think of a free city tour Hanoi? In other words, what does it mean by free here? For many of us, “free” means we don’t need to pay any money. What else can you come up with? Let us give you some hints: how do you think about the tour route, the experience, the feeling while taking the tour? Ready for a new acronym of F.R.E.E? Free (of charge), Relaxed, Exotic and Engaged. Keep on exploring one by one!

tran quoc pagoda - free city tour hanoi
Tran Quoc Pagoda – Photo from World Travel Guide

1. Free (of charge):

What does “free” mean to you? If you wish to have a local friend who can join you and show you around when arriving in Hanoi for the first time, then taking a free city tour Hanoi is such a great idea. The tour guide will come and pick you up at your hotel then will take you to discover highlight spots in Hanoi.

You may need this Top 7 places to visit in Hanoi when creating your own tour route.

Temple of Literature - free city tour hanoi
Temple of Literature – Internet photo

One advice for you is that you should search for where and what you want to explore in the capital. But if you prefer a no-plan itinerary, then just follow our tour guide. You may notice that this is a free tour, meaning you don’t need to pay for the tour guide service. But we still to pay for the entrance fee in some attractions and for food on the way. Another great choice to explore Hanoi for you is a Hanoi One Day Tour.

2. Relaxed – Free City Tour Hanoi

A flexible tour route throughout the peaceful, winding yet busy streets of Hanoi; a quick meet with friendly locals bring you closer to the ancient capital where rustic and modern charms shall meet.

Morning exercise by Hoan Kiem Lake
Morning exercise by Hoan Kiem Lake – Internet photo

It can be some minutes sitting on a stone chair on the bank of Hoan Kiem Lake and watch locals doing morning exercises.

It can be the time when you wander aimlessly along Hanoi Old Quarter while listening to our tour guide sharing about his/her knowledge about the beloved Hanoi.

This is when you spend time sitting in a tranquil café in Hanoi, slowly see people-walking while enjoying a tasty cup of coffee, which is really popular in a Hanoi food tour.

Hanoi streets
Hanoi streets – Instagram photo

Or this is the time you admire the poetic sunset view on West Lake or the historical witness – Long Bien Bridge.

For many, eating delectable food can be a way to relax, how about you?

Remember to drop by Top 5 best food streets in Hanoi to sample the local cuisine.

If you ask us: “How do we feel at that time”, there is just one word – Relaxed. It’s truly relaxed. Just be open to any feeling coming in.

3. Exotic – Free City Tour Hanoi:

What do you expect when visiting a new destination for the first time? Wanna discover its most authentic and unique features right? You may ask how long I should spend in a destination to explore its quintessence? Given the popular duration of a free city tour Hanoi either a full-day tour or a half-day tour and it depends on your available time, it is advisable that you should discuss with our operator and tour guide before having a go. Refer to some suggested itineraries for Hanoi Free Tours below:

3.1. Half-day tour route:

Hanoi City Tour (2-In-1):

Duration: 4 hours (8:00 – 12:00 or 14:00 – 18:00)


  • The Old Quarter
  • Egg coffee at Giang Café
  • Ma May Ancient House
  • Bach Ma Temple 
  • French Quarter
  • Opera House 
  • St. Joseph’s Cathedral

Hanoi Different View:

Duration: 4 hours (8:00 – 12:00 or 14:00 – 18:00)


  • Ho Chi Minh complex
  • Temple of Literature
  • West Lake & Tran Quoc Pagoda

A Trip to Bat Trang Village:

Duration: 4.5 hours (8:00 – 12:30 or 13:00 – 17:30)


  • Pottery products
  • Ceramic factory
Bat Trang Pottery Village
Bat Trang Pottery Village – Internet photo

Full-day tour route:

Go Back in Time – Vietnam War:

Duration: 7 hours (08:00 – 15:00)


  • Vietnam National Museum of History
  • Vietnam Millitary History Museum
  • Hoa Lo Prison

Hanoi Culture Tour:

Duration: 7 hours (8:30 – 15:30)


  • Museum of Ethnology
  • Vietnamese Women’s Museum

Hanoi One Day Free Tour:

Duration: 8 hours (8:00 – 16:00)


  • Temple of Literature
  • Ho Chi Minh Complex
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Ma May Ancient House
  • Hoan Kiem Lake
  • West Lake

Let’s take a closer step Hanoi cuisine with Hanoi cooking class!

Stunning sunset on West Lake - free city tour hanoi
Stunning sunset on West Lake – Photo from haphuong

4. Engaged – Free City Tour Hanoi:

Some hours wandering around the capital, you may learn more about our dear Hanoi. Let’s do a quick check now. How is your level of love with the capital? The hospitable and peaceful Hanoi always welcomes any tourists and would like to delight all.

How to book a free city tour Hanoi with us?

Ready to create your own acronym for F.R.E.E city tour Hanoi? Here is the route to it. Visit our Vietnam Free Tours and choose your favorite route. If you wish to customize your tour, don’t hesitate to email us at or via our hotline number: +84 941 61 8080 for instant support.

Vietnam Free Tours
Vietnam Free Tours – Photo from GoAsiaDayTrip

Notices before taking a Free City Tour Hanoi:

You may expect that we’ll travel on foot a lot. Our tour guide just comes and picks you up at your hotel and after that we’ll discover the capital on foot.

Entrance fee: We need to pay for a small amount of entrance fee when visiting some attractions in Hanoi. And this fee is not included in the tour. You should prepare some local charge for a smooth payment.

Keep on reading this What currency is used in Vietnam to learn more about the country currency.

Feel free to customize your tour based on the consultation from our operator.

For tour cancellation: you should inform us any changes regarding to the tour as soon as possible so that we can help you deal with that.

Some Best Hanoi travel tips may help you fulfill your journey. Wish you such a great time in our capital!

A tranquil Hanoi at night - free city tour hanoi
A tranquil Hanoi at night – Internet photo


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