Not only renown as the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is attractive by its own charms with thousand years-old history, rich culture and unique lifestyle. Join our Hanoi Day Tour to experience the utmost ambience of the place.
Begin the Hanoi City tour with Tran Quoc Pagoda for the most serene, tranquil and peaceful ambience in the morning. Tran Quoc Pagoda is well known as the oldest pagoda built since 6th century. Though centuries have passed and the pagoda has been repaired for times, it is still very special to both Vietnamese and foreign visitors by the construction and ideal location on an island on the West Lake. Next travel to Ho Chi Minh Complex where embalms the most respectable national hero and preservations his remains before his death in 1969. You will have chance to tour around the Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, his house-on-stilts and one pillar pagoda to learn more about his greatness, simplicity and spirit which have been inspired Vietnamese up to now. Move on to the Temple of Literature – very first University of Vietnam built since 1070 where raised and fostered the talents of country. The place plays very significant roles in inspiring people’s learning eager these days.
Lunch will be served with a set menu of local dishes offering most authentic tastes and impressed delicacy.
This afternoon, let’s enter the Hanoi Old Quarter characterized by small streets with colonial style houses preserved well, shops of variable products from traditional and handmade stuffs to modern things like bamboo water pipe, lantern, fashion, local coffee, draught beer, shoes, candies, street food, pubs, etc. Meander around every street beginning with word “Hang” mean store as this place was the bustle commercial hub between Vietnamese and Chinese traders. We also pass by Ancient House, St. Joseph's Cathedral and finish the tour at Hoan Kiem Lake with reddish bridge leading to Ngoc Son Temple situated on Jade Island.