Hanoi, capital of Vietnam since the 11th century dazzles visitors with its unique blend of oriental lifestyle, French colonial architecture, tree-lined boulevards and peaceful lakes. Still retaining a charming air from its colonial days, visitors are often impressed with the quietness and subtle beauty of Hanoi.
09.00 leaving hotel for a day tour in Hanoi. The first stop is Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of 'Uncle Ho's' final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh's 'house on stilts', his home from 1954 till 1969 the wooden ethnic minority style house is surrounded by quiet and peaceful gardens. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the one Pillar Pagoda,founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.
11.00 Visit the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West Lake (one of the oldest in Vietnam)
11.30 Drive through French quater to The Temple Of Literature. Vietnam’s first university constructed in 1070, it's gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam's past.
12.30 For lunch, our guide will give you suggestions for special traditional Vietnamese meal or kind of food you interested.
In the afternoon the Army, History or Ethnology Museum? Your choice on which one to visit. Alternatively do some shopping in Hanoi's gift shops or visiting your art gallery in town.
Journey back to the centre of town for a Cyclo ride around Hanoi's old streets.
Relax as you weave through the narrow alleys of Hanoi s ancient Old Quarter, glimpsing Hanoi s everyday life. We will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake, see the peaceful waters, at the northern end stop and visit Ngoc Son Temple, perfect for photo opportunities!
Include: Transportation,guiding, Cyclo trip and all entrance fee.
Exclude: Meals,Drinks,tipping and other personal expenses.