Hanoi One Day Tour

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This Hanoi One Day Tour from us will bring you to discover the highlights of Hanoi, the heart of Vietnam – is the center of culture, politics, economy and trade of the whole country. Throughout the thousand years of its eventful history, marked by destruction, wars and natural calamities. Let us serve you in the best way to discover Hanoi with the best sight.


Highlights of a Hanoi one Day Tour:

  • Spend one day to discover almost of famous destinations of the capital 
  • Listen to interesting stories of President Ho Chi Minh 
  • Explore unique features of 54 groups of Vietnam 
  • Visit the first university of Vietnam 
  • Learn more about tough periods of Vietnam in war time 
  • Admire the beautiful architecture of the oldest pagoda in Hanoi 
  • Have good experience with professional tour guide 


Itinerary in brief:

8.00 - 8.30: Tour guide will pick you up at hotel for starting the tour. 

  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum 
  • Vietnam Museum of Ethnology 
  • Temple of Literature 

12.30: Have lunch at the local restaurant 

In the afternoon, visit: 

  • Hoa Lo Prison 
  • Tran Quoc Pagoda – West Lake 

15.30 - 16.00: Drop you off at the departure point in Old Quarter area. 


Hanoi one day tour tinerary:

Tour guide will pick you up at hotel lobby.  Spend one day to explore the rich culture about the capital.  

For the first destination of the day, you will arrive at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where keeps the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh president. You will listen to stories about Ho Chi Minh, a great father as well as the first president of Vietnam. He played an indispensable role in Vietnam reunion progress.  

Then you will move to Museum of Ethnology in Vietnam which keeps many items representing for 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. You can a lot of interesting stuffs about the culture and customs about our country. Continue the day with the next destination, Temple of Literature, the first university on Vietnam. It used to be a dream of many young people in that time. You will learn more about Vietnam’s culture and education in the past.  

Have lunch in local restaurant with Vietnamese dishes to recharge the energy for the tour. 

After the meal, you will arrive at Hoa Lo prison, one of the most “terrible hell” in Vietnam in 20th century. The prison was established 1896 by French colonial government to detain political prisoners. Spend your time to listen stories about Vietnam war from tour guide while observing items in the prison.  

Next, you will set your foot in Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi from 6th century. The pagoda has a good position near West Lake. In Lunar New Year, the pagoda always attracts a big amount of people with good luck wishes before finishing the tour. 



  • Transportation in van with A/C;
  • English speaking guide;
  • Lunch;
  • Entrance fees;
  • Insurance.


  • Personal expenses, tips & gratuities.

Please Note

  • Please wait at your hotel lobby at least 15 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time;
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the travel date;
  • To locate your hotel, please visit Booking.com or Agoda.com\ Filter by Neighborhood\ Old Quarter.
  • If you stay outside of Hanoi Old Quarter, additional transfer fee will be charged (fee depends on hotel location and will be directly informed you) or our guide will meet you at Hanoi Opera House - 1 Trang Tien, Hanoi.
  • Hotel pick up time will be varied from 8.00 – 8:30. We will inform you the exact time as receiving your hotel address. The pickup time depends on traffic jam, weather and other customers in group tour. Therefore, the driver and tour guide take time to collect all customers. If they come late, we hope that you can sympathize for this inconvenience and patiently wait them.
  • The price for this tour is not applied in holidays.


  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum only opens in the morning except Monday and Friday;
  • If you visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, you should not wear shorts;
  • Museum of Ethnology is closed on Monday. On Saturday and Sunday, water puppet shows are available;
  • You should bring hats, sunglasses and comfortable walking shoes.


Enjoy a full day with Hanoi with Hanoi cooking class.

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