Explore Hanoi After Dark

Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 4 Hour Duration
  • Daily Tour
  • Free cancellation (24-hours notice)
  • Private Car
  • Private Tour
  • Tour Guide

Explore Hanoi After Dark: Hanoi, the capital city of Vietnam, is known for its vibrant nightlife that offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity. The city comes alive after dark with a plethora of options for locals and tourists alike.

One of the most popular activities to do in Hanoi after dark is to indulge in the street food scene. The city is famous for its delicious food, and the night markets offer a great opportunity to try out local delicacies. Some of the must-try dishes include pho, banh mi, bun cha, and egg coffee.

For those looking for a more cultural experience, Hanoi’s Old Quarter is a great place to explore. The area is filled with narrow streets and alleys, bustling with people and lit up with colorful lanterns. You can stroll through the streets, visit traditional stores, and witness the daily life of the locals.

Another option for a night out in Hanoi is to watch a water puppet show. This unique art form originated in North Vietnam and involves puppets performing on a stage in water. The shows are accompanied by live music and are a great way to learn more about Vietnamese culture.

In conclusion, exploring Hanoi after dark is a must-do for any visitor to the city. Whether you want to indulge in the street food scene, explore the Old Quarter, or watch a water puppet show, Hanoi has something to offer for everyone.

Explore Hanoi After Dark Tour Itinerary

17:00. Pick up at your hotel by taxi or cyclo. You first enjoy traditional water puppet performance at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre.

19:00. After the puppet show, continue walking along the Hanoi Old Quarter and having dinner with diversity of Hanoi Street Food which offers variety of traditional dishes serving in “street” style (local style).

21:00. Next, move on to a traditional coffee shop. There, you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee, have talks with local people, exchange cultural way of life.

22:00. Leaving the cafe, our guide will take you along the Hanoi night streets (night market at weekend). Stop to take photos to capture memorable moments of night life in Hanoi.

Return to your hotel. End this night tour Hanoi at your hotel.

Tour Inclusion
  • Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Hanoi Center.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Water puppet show ticket.
  • Dinner (Street foods).
  • Traditional tea or coffee.
  • Mineral water.
Tour Exclusion 
  • Tips for tour guide (Recommended).
  • Other drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses: Shopping, buying souvenir.
Special Notes
  • Explore Hanoi After Dark Tour is available on Everyday at Evening.
Cancellation Policy
  • You’ll get a full refund if you cancel at least 48 hour(s) before the activity starts.
  • In case of unforeseen events or extreme weather, the operator reserves the right to cancel the tour. If this happens, you have the option to reschedule or request a full refund.

Hanoi offers a variety of walking options at night. The Old Quarter is a popular destination, with its vibrant street markets and historic architecture. The Hoan Kiem Lake area is also a great place to take a stroll, with its illuminated bridge and serene atmosphere. For a more modern experience, check out the shopping centers and nightlife areas in the city, such as the Tay Ho district or the Vincom Center. Additionally, taking a walking food tour is a great way to experience the local cuisine and culture. Remember to stay safe and aware of your surroundings while walking at night.

Hanoi is generally safe at night, but it's important to take precautions. Stick to well-lit areas and avoid dark alleys. Be aware of your surroundings and keep your valuables out of sight. It's also a good idea to walk with a friend or in a group. If you're not familiar with the area, take a taxi or ride-sharing service instead of walking. Overall, Hanoi is a vibrant city with a bustling nightlife, so don't let safety concerns deter you from exploring its streets after dark. Just be cautious and use common sense to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Yes, Hanoi has a vibrant nightlife with plenty of options for entertainment. From rooftop bars with stunning views of the city to night markets selling local goods, there is something for everyone. The Old Quarter is a popular spot for nightlife with its narrow streets lined with bars and restaurants. Additionally, the city has a thriving music scene with live performances at various venues. Nightclubs and karaoke bars are also plentiful. Some of the best nightlife experiences can be found near Hoan Kiem Lake, where visitors can enjoy a drink or two while taking in the beautiful scenery.

Hanoi offers many options for a fun Friday night. Start by trying some street food at the night market. Then head to a rooftop bar for drinks and a view of the city. Catch a performance at the Hanoi Opera House or the Water Puppet Theatre. For a more laid-back evening, visit a local cafe for some Vietnamese coffee and people-watching. The night market is open until late and is perfect for souvenir shopping. Finally, end the night at a club and dance the night away. With so many options, Hanoi is sure to have a Friday night activity that suits your taste.

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