Hanoi Full Day City Tour

Hanoi, Vietnam
  • 8 Hour Duration
  • Daily Tour
  • Free cancellation (24-hours notice)
  • Group Tour
  • Seat in Coach
  • Tour Guide

Hanoi Full Day City Tour: Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam and is known for its rich cultural heritage and beautiful attractions. One of the most popular tourist spots in Hanoi is the Hoan Kiem Lake, which is located in the heart of the city. This lake is surrounded by lush greenery and is a perfect spot for a relaxing stroll. Another popular attraction is the Temple of Literature, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. This temple was built in the 11th century and is dedicated to Confucius. Visitors can explore the beautiful gardens and courtyards of the temple and learn about Vietnam’s history and culture.

The Old Quarter is another must-see destination in Hanoi. This area is known for its bustling streets, vibrant markets, and delicious street food. Visitors can wander through the narrow alleyways and soak up the lively atmosphere of this historic neighborhood. For those interested in history, the Hoa Lo Prison Museum is a fascinating stop. This museum showcases the history of the prison, which was used during the French colonial period and the Vietnam War.

Overall, Hanoi is a city full of rich cultural heritage and beautiful attractions. Whether you’re interested in history, culture, or just want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of the city, there is something for everyone in Hanoi.

Hanoi Full Day City Tour Tour Itinerary

07:45-08:30. We’ll pick you up from your hotel take you to visit.

08:30. Arrive Tran Quoc Pagoda –  the oldest pagoda in Ha Noi built in the 6th century.

09:00–09:15. Visit Ho Chi Minh complex, you have a chance to see the embalmed body of  Ho Chi Minh then walk around the garden to see 2 houses where he lived & worked from 1954 to 1969. Then visit One Pillar Pagoda where worships the Godess of Mercy – It is the most unique padoga in the world.

  • 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.

11:00. Continue visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, established in the 11 century.

12:30. Have lunch at our restaurant. You have an opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese cuisine with 8 delicious dishes.

13:30. Visit Vietnam Ethnology Museum to learn about the culture of 54 ethnic groups living in the whole country of Vietnam.

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

15:45. Leave for Hoa Lo Prison Museum which originally used by the French colonists in Indochina for political prisoners, and later by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war during the Vietnam War. During this later period, it was known to American POWs as the “Hanoi Hilton”

16:15. Tour finishes. Back to hotel.

Tour Inclusion
  • AC Transportation from 5 to 45 seats car depend on quantity of group.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Lunch
  • A bottle of water / person.
  • Entrance fees
Tour Exclusion 
  • Tips for tour guide (Recommended).
  • Other drinks not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal expenses: Shopping, buying souvenir.
Special Notes
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays.
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed at least 2 months every year (Normally from 15th June to 15th August but still can visit outside).
  • Should dress modestly by covering from shoulders to knees in the public places like a temple, pagoda, HCM mausoleum.
  • Should bring the necessary things such as : cash, cellphone or camara, raincoat/ umbrella ,sun block …( depending on the weather).
  • Option Cyclo Ride/ Puppet Show will be done in the end of the tour.
  • Tour may finish a bit earlier or later in some cases.
  • The order of the itinerary can be changed depending on the situation.
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.

The Hanoi City Tour typically lasts for about 7-8 hours, depending on the specific itinerary and stops along the way. This tour is a great way to explore the vibrant and historic city of Hanoi, taking in the sights and sounds of the bustling streets and famous landmarks. Some of the top attractions to visit on the tour include the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature, the Old Quarter, and the Hoan Kiem Lake. With knowledgeable guides and comfortable transportation, the Hanoi City Tour is a must-do activity for anyone visiting this fascinating part of Vietnam.

Yes, Hanoi is a busy city in Vietnam with a population of over 8 million. It is known for its bustling streets, vibrant markets, and historic sites. The city is a hub for business, tourism, and culture, with many multinational corporations, hotels, and museums. Hanoi's Old Quarter is particularly busy, with narrow streets filled with vendors selling everything from street food to souvenirs. The traffic in Hanoi can be hectic, with motorbikes and cars sharing the roads. Despite the busyness, Hanoi also offers plenty of opportunities for relaxation, with many parks, lakes, and temples to explore.

Yes, you can wear shorts in Hanoi. However, it is important to keep in mind that Hanoi is a conservative city, so it is recommended to wear longer shorts that cover the knees. This is especially important if you plan on visiting religious sites or government buildings. The weather in Hanoi can be quite hot and humid, so wearing shorts can help keep you cool and comfortable. It is also common to see locals wearing shorts during the summer months. Just remember to be respectful of the local culture and dress appropriately for the occasion.

The Hanoi walking street starts at 7 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. It is a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, with a vibrant atmosphere and plenty of activities to enjoy. Visitors can stroll along the pedestrian-only street, taking in the sights and sounds of the city, or stop at one of the many food stalls and restaurants for a bite to eat. Street performers and musicians add to the festive atmosphere, providing entertainment for all ages. The walking street is a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the energy and culture of Hanoi.

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