Half-Day Morning Tour of the Highlights in Hanoi with Lunch

Just arrived in Hanoi? Need an introduction to this buzzing city? Leaving soon and haven't seen any of the highlights yet? Never fear, join this Hanoi tour which covers the historic hot spots, must-see monument, and special spaces that you'd kick yourself for missing.

per adult from

$54

NZD

Duration

240 to 270 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • 1 way transport with minivan
    • Snacks
    • Local English speaking guide
    • Temple of Literature ticket
    • Hoa Lo prison ticket
    • Ngoc Son temple entrance fee
    • Lunch
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of Literature & National University
    • Entry/Admission - Hiên Trà Trường Xuân
    • Entry/Admission - Hoa Lo Prison
    • Entry/Admission - Cau The Huc
    • Entry/Admission - Hoan Kiem Lake Walking Street
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - St. Joseph's Cathedral
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Hanoi Opera House, 01 Trang Tien - Phan Chu Trinh Old Quarter, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam

    We will meet our guide there.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Temple of Literature & National University, Quoc Tu Giam Street Dong Da District, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam

    Start the city tour with a visit to the Temple of Literature. Originally built in honour of Confucius by King Ly Thai Thong in 1070, a university was added to the grounds six years later. The university provided education to the royal family and children of the aristocracy or "mandarins". The University remained here until King Gia Long moved the country's administrative capital from Hanoi to Hue at the beginning of the 19th century.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Hiên Trà Trường Xuân, Căn hộ 0201, tòa Park 12, Khu đô thị Times City, Hai Bà Trưng, Hà Nội, Vietnam

    Drop into a traditional teahouse to taste some of the best Vietnamese flavoured green teas, and listen to thousand-year-oldstories explaining the significance of tea leaves to local cultures. Tea is even better when served with some authentic snacks such as sweetened lotus seeds and green bean cake.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Hoa Lo Prison, 1 Hoa Lo St Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam

    We'll head to the Hoa Lo Prison museum. Used by French Colonists for political prisoners till 1954 and later by North Vietnam for American POWs, the prison complex was sarcastically nicknamed the "Hanoi Hilton" by American pilots during Vietnam War (1954-1975). Famous ex-prisoners of war include Pete Peterson (the first US ambassador to a unified Vietnam in 1995), and US Senator John McCain.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: St. Joseph's Cathedral, 40 Nha Chung Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam

    Our next stop will be the largest and oldest church in Hanoi. St Joseph's Cathedral was built in 1886 with an architectural style often compared to the Notre Dame de Paris, this Gothic Revival church is not only a religious site, but is also a popular photo shoot backdrop for local teenagers.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Cau The Huc, 603 L_c Long Quan, Hanoi Vietnam

    We'll continue to the heart of Hanoi - the Hoan Kiem Lake, with its magnificent The Huc Bridge and Ngoc Son temple. Experience the spiritual harmony of different religions coexisting in the same place.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hoan Kiem Lake Walking Street, Around Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi 100000 Vietnam

    We stop for lunch with Pho which is one of Vietnam must do before ending the tour.​



    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Hanoi Opera House, 01 Tràng Tiền, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Maximum group size is 12
    • Children below the age of 6 are not permitted on this tour
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • All tours follow the latest local health authority advice, including mask usage and social distancing. Urban Adventures has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s Safe Travels stamp, which recognises companies that have adopted health and hygiene global standardised protocols.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

12

Organised by Urban Adventures - Indochina

Activity ID: V-5060VUE

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