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01 days

Hanoi Full-day City Tour

Hanoi - Hoan Kiem Lake - Temple of Literature
Tour Code: VNPK-233
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Duration: 01 Days
Price: FROM US$ 79
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"....there was only one day left in Hanoi for me, but with the helpful organisation of VPT team, I could fully enjoy Hanoi more than I expected. The weather was perfect for walking around hoan kiem lake then going on a cyclo tour was an refreshing experience. Every sites that we was recommended by VPT was worth visiting. Our guide was very informative and hard working. Thanks to him we knew where we were and where we were headed and got all the answer we need. I was happy with the overall experience and many thanks to Viet Prestige Travel...."
Brief Itinerary

Full Day :

Ha Noi City Tour

Activities day 1 Activities: Full day tour go sightseeing, lean about Vietnamese culture and history
Meal day 1 Meal: Lunch
Meal day 1 Included: Ground transportation, tour guide, entrance fee, lunch
Morning Itinerary
At around 8:30 AM, you are picked up by your private guide from your hotel and start the city tour with a visit to the Soviet-style Ba Dinh Square where Ho Chi Minh read out the declaration of the nation’s independence in 1945. We visit the museum dedicated to Ho Chi Minh before passing through his Mausoleum; escorted by the soldiers in full regalia (you will be asked to remove hats if entering, and no shorts or vests are allowed either). As you leave, you will be able to walk through the gardens of the Presidential Palace before seeing “Uncle Ho’s” house; the humble dwelling he built (based on a traditional Vietnamese stilt house) and where he lived for the last ten years of his life.
We will then continue to the One Pillar Pagoda and the 900-year old Temple of Literature, the principal Vietnamese Confucian sanctuary, and its historical centre of learning. Made up of five courtyards, this is one of the few remnants of the original city.
Afternoon Itinerary
After lunch at a local restaurant we visit the Hoa Lo Prison, the highest security prison of Indochina during the French colony. It was where the Vietnamese patriotic soldiers were detained by the colonialists and was later known as the “Hanoi Hilton” for American pilots during the American War. Afterwards we proceed to one of the museums in Hanoi; the Women's Museum, Museum of Ethnology or the History Museum.
Visit Ngoc Son Temple before attending a water puppet show, a typical art unique to North Vietnam, with traditions dating back over a thousand years.
We finish the day with a cyclo (rickshaw) tour of the Old Quarter, where each street is named after the trade (or guild) that has carried on there for centuries such as Hang Bac (Silver Street) and Hang Trong (Drum Skin Street). The trade spills onto the street, mixing with the herbal scents for sale and the atmosphere is lively and sociable.
The service will conclude once we return to our hotel.
Hanoi Full-day City Tour

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