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Hanoi is a heart of Vietnam which possesses many special values with thousand years history. There are many remarkable destinations that you could not missing when coming to Hanoi. With this full day discovery tour in Hanoi, you not only have the opportunity to visit almost of highlight spots in the capital with knowledgeable tour guide, but also can explore our cuisine by trying your hand at cook with a signature dish.
8.00 - 8.30: Pickup time at the hotel in Old Quarter area then transfer to the first destination in tour.
12.30: Lunch time at the local restaurant.
17.00 - 17.30: Come back and drop you off at your hotel in Old Quarter. Tour ends!
In this day of journey to discover the north of Vietnam, you will spend time to learn more about the rich culture of our charming capital with 1000-year history.
Tour guide will wait for you at your hotel lobby around 8.00 AM for starting your exploring day. The first destination you will visit today is Tran Quoc Pagoda which the oldest pagoda in Hanoi from 6th century. The pagoda has a good position near West Lake. The pagoda will have a special tower “Bao Thap Luc Do Dai Sen” 15-meters height tower. In Lunar New Year, the pagoda always attracts a big amount of people with good luck wishes.
Next, you will arrive at Ho Chi Minh Complex which includes Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum where keeps the embalmed body of Ho Chi Minh president, the presidential palace, house on stilts. 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.
You will move to Museum of Ethnology in Vietnam which keeps many items representing for 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. You can see a lot of interesting stuffs about the culture and customs about our country.
12.30: Have lunch in local restaurant with Vietnamese dishes.
After the meal, you will go to Temple of Literature, the first university on Vietnam. Learn more about Vietnam’s culture and education in the past. And transfer to Hoa Lo prison, one of the most “terrible hell” in Vietnam in 20th century to have a better understanding about Vietnam war.
For the last activity, you will take a drive to the restaurant to learn how to cook a Vietnamese dish. You will be received the guidance from chef and have happy times.
17.00 - 17.30: Come back to your hotel. Tour ends.
45.00 (per person)