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Duration: 1 Day

Starting Time:: 07.50am - 08.25am


Pick Up Service: Hotel in Old Quarter Center

Easy Cancellation: Free Cancellation within 24 Hours

Price: $38.00



Are you looking for a tour to satisfy your most wants to explore this beautiful city?

It is the best way for to discover Hanoi’s Beauty, local people and famous attractions such as: Hoan Kiem Lake,Tran Quoc Pagoda, Hanoi Old Quarter, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, Hoa Lo Prison, Tran Quoc Pagoda, Vietnam Museum of Ethnology …

You will have the opportunity to learn more about the unique architecture, history and enjoy the unique dishes in Hanoi.


  • Truly experience the real Hanoi with locals
  • Save time and money including many destinations
  • 95 % Excellent Review on Tripadvisor
  • View some of the major scenic spots and take some great photos to share back home


Know before you go

  • Duration: Full Day
  • Cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

⇒ From 07.40am to 08.20am: The guide will pick you up at the hotel in the center of Hanoi Old Quarter. You need to get ready at lobby during this time

⇒ First destination: 08.30 - 08.40am: Tran Quoc Pagoda - It is the oldest pagoda in Ha Noi built in the 6th century.

  • Stop: 45 Minutes
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included

More About: Located on Golden Fish Island in West Lake, Tran Quoc Pagoda is considered to be the oldest temple in Hanoi with a history of more than 1,500 years with unique Buddhist architecture. Thanks to these historical and architectural values, Tran Quoc Pagoda attracts many tourists to visit

⇒ Ho Chi Minh Complex

09:30: Visit Ho Chi Minh Complex

  • Stop: 1.5 Hours
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included

Ho Chi Minh Complex is one of the famous attractions that visitors do not want to miss when visiting Hanoi. Places to visit in this complex as below:

  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Residence
  • Ho Chi Minh Museum
  • Ba Dinh Square
  • Ho Chi Minh Garden


  • Should dress modestly by covering from shoulders to knees when visiting Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temples, Pagodas…
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays.
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed at least 2 months (15thJune -15thAugust) for the annual maintaining but still can take picture Mausoleum and visit around that area

=> 09:50 - 10.00: Visit the One Pillar Pagoda - This is a unique temple in the world

  • Stop: 45 Minutes
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included

The little temple is constructed from wood based on a single stone pillar crafted into the shape of a lotus blossom and has been rebuilt several times

The temple that is often used as a symbol for Hanoi, is one of the city's most revered attractions.

⇒ 10:45 - 11.00 : Visit one of 2 options as below

  • Option 1: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology to learn about the culture of 54 ethnic groups living in Vietnam (Tusedays - Thursdays -Saturdays & Sundays)

Special Note : we will visit Women Museum instead of Ethnology Museum closed on Mondays

  • Option 2 : Visit Bat Trang Ceramic Village where we can explore the daily life of the locals & learn about the process how to make a perfect product (on Mondays - Wenesdays – Fridays)
  • Stop: 45 Minutes to 1 Hour
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included

The Vietnam Museum of Ethnology in Hanoi give you a profound view of Vietnam's 54 different ethnic groups in their efforts to preserve cultural heritage and promote domestic socio-cultural diversity.

The Museum is full of details about the traditional lifestyle of Vietnamese people, from religious events to symbolic rituals of all ethnic groups in Vietnam.

⇒ 12:30: Have Lunch at Restaurant. You have an opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese Special cuisine with 8 delicious dishes.

⇒ 13:30 – 13:45: Visit Temple of Literature – the first university in Vietnam in the feudal system

The Temple of Literature was built in 1070 during Ly dynasty to honor Confucius (Confucius was a Chinese teacher, Politician, Philosopher and Founder of Confucianism)

This historic site is ranked as one of Hanoi's most important cultural sites and has entered the history of Vietnam.

Van Mieu is extremely well preserved, preserving the architecture and nearly intact space of thousands of years ago with stelae, lakes, gardens, ...


  • As Temple of Literature is a formal historical site, visitors should pay serious attention to the dress code as visitors need to be respectable.
  • In detail, no hat, shorts, mini skirt or tank-top…when being in worshipping/sanctuary area.

⇒ 15: 45: Leaving for Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple where worships General Tran Hung Dao who defeated Mongolian invader in 13th certury.

  • Stop: 45 Minutes
  • Entrance Fee Ticket Included

Hoan Kiem Lake - Where is the heart of the capital is quiet and peaceful, Ngoc Son Temple is in the center of the island. It is a right place for you to walk and enjoy beautiful view and relax

Ngoc Son Temple where attracts many tourists and was built to commemorate the 13th century military leader Tran Hung Dao, who is famous for his courage in the battle against the Yuan Dynasty.

⇒ 16:15 - 16.45:  End of the trip, guide will take you back to the hotel in the old town center.

If tourists stay outside the old town area, they can ask tour guide for booking Grab or taxi to come back your hotel without overcharge some tourists wants to visit Water Puppet show as well as Cycle Tour to visit Hanoi Old Quarter ... Please Contact before booking to get the BEST information about schedules and prices.

  • NOTE: The Itinerary can change the schedule, time, places to visit depending on the weather and the actual situation to ensure safety for visitors. To ensure the most comfortable visit, in some cases the tour guide will not accompany you during the tour.


  • Model bus during your day tour
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Entrance fees


  • Drinks + Personal expenses
  • Cyclo or Water Puppet Show Ticket
  • Tips for driver and tour guide

What to bring:

  • A hat & sunscreen
  • Propriate clothing for the season
  • Comfortable walking shoes/ clothes
  • Do not wear shorts when visiting temple

Payment policy

  • The Price is exclusive of additional fees of bank or gateway fee.
  • Promotion is valid up to 15 December 2023
  • Promotion is subject to availability upon booking confirmation

Cancellation policy

Cancellations become effective only once the Hanoi Explore Travel Sales Office receives notification of cancellation in writing. The cancellation policy shall be applied the following:

  • Cancel 24 hours prior to arrival date, a 100% refund
  • No show, 100% charge
  • Booking modification at least 1 day prior to arrival date, no charge
  • In case of bad weather if Hanoi Explore Travel cancel your booking, 100% refund will be made

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