The Best City Tour of Hanoi

Hanoi – the capital of Vietnam is known as one of most culturally significant cities in Southeast Asia. The city attracts many foreign and local travelers thanks to its distinctive characteristics. Each building in Hanoi reflects both the history and up-to-date modernity. Hanoians are warm and welcoming. Our Hanoi City Tour brings you a great chance to witness extraordinarily cultural and historic monuments and gain a unique insight into the daily life of local people.

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8 hours


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  • What's included :
    • Private transportation as program
    • English speaking guides (Other languages on request)
    • Meals as mentioned
    • Mineral water
    • Lunch
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Tips
    • Drinks
    • Personal expenses
    • Insurance

    Hanoi city – street food tour

    Meals included: None
    + Guide, private transfer

    8:30 we drive to Ho Chi Minh complex with first stop at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum – a large memorial to the national hero - President Ho Chi Minh who led the country to independence and reunification. The Mausoleum is located at Ba Dinh Square where Ho Chi Minh President read the Declaration of Independence on 02nd Sep 1945 establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Then take a short walk to the Presidential Palace & House on Stilt. Near from Ho Chi Minh complex, One Pillar Pagoda – symbol of Vietnam with unique architecture of lotus flower is a must-see destination for all Vietnam tours.

    Our next stop will be the Temple of Literature which is the first university in Vietnam. It was constructed in 1070, first to honor Confucius and nowadays to celebrate the doctorates and high rank scholars of Vietnam.

    12:00 Take a break at a local restaurant for having lunch on your own. Our tour guide will suggest you a best option based on your favorites.

    13:30 we continue our Hanoi city tour to the Museum of Ethnology offering an insight into the 54 different ethnic groups of Vietnam. It introduces Vietnamese traditional ways of life from religious events to the symbolic rituals as well as displays a variety of Vietnamese homes as full-scale replicas outside.

    Get back to the city central where you have another chance to discover Ngoc Son which lies in a part of Hoan Kiem lake. In this temple, you will learn about the legend of a national hero King Le loi(1385 -1433) who led the war resistance against the Ming invaders.

    16:30 you will enjoy a fantastic water puppet show.

    17:30 we will have a Hanoi street food tour by visiting one of the local markets in the city to see all different kinds of food that used for a Vietnamese breakfast, lunch, dinner and understand more about life of Vietnamese.

    Next, we walk to explore everyday life of Hanoian, try some more different dishes which are very special, popular and favourite such as;

    1. Banh Trung – sticky rice cake

    2. Banh Ran - Sticky rice pancake

    3. Xoi – Sticky rice with pork

    4. Bia Hoi – Draught beer

    5. Trung Vit Lon - Fertilized duck eggs

    6. Banh Chuoi – Banana pancake

    7. Vietnamese coffee

    8. Mix fruits

    Finally, we will try Pho – Nice Noodle, a must for many Vietnamese, highlight of Vietnamese cuisine and its name has been known all over the world. Sit down, enjoy the taste of Pho, taste of life and get to know about the history of Vietnamese culture, cuisine,etc. Our tour guide takes you back to your hotel. Tour finished!
  • Departure Point :
    Your hotel in Hanoi
    Departure Time :
    08:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This tour is definitely the delightful experience as you can visit the highlights of Hanoi as well as taste the delicious street foods.
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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.


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Organised by Vivutravel

Activity ID: V-86338P8

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