Hanoi Half Day City Tour

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

Hanoi Half Day City Tour : Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam and is a popular travel destination for tourists from all over the world. The city is known for its rich history, unique culture, and beautiful architecture.

One of the best ways to experience Hanoi is through a city tour. The Old Quarter and over 600 pagodas and temples. Famous sites include the One Pillar Pagoda (built in 1049), the Temple of Literature (built in 1070), Hà Nội Citadel, Hà Nội Opera House, President Hồ Chí Minh’s Mausoleum and so on.

Overall, a Hanoi city tour is a great way to experience the best that the city has to offer. Whether you are interested in history, culture, or just want to explore the city’s unique character, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Hanoi Half Day City Tour Itinerary

Morning Tour 08:30 – 12:30. Start the tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh complex including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, his house-on-stilts, the One-Pillar pagoda and continue on to the Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam and the place dedicating to Confucian. A Green Car (or cyclo ride) tour around the Old Quarter to experience the exciting local daily life of Hanoians. Stopover to visit the Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son temple. Tour ends after a cup of coffee or tea at an authentic Hanoi corner cafe where you can have talks with local people, exchange cultural way of life.

Afternoon Tour 14:00 – 18:00. Starts visiting the Temple of Literature (or you might choose one of the museums in Hanoi – Hilton Hanoi, Military museum, Museum of History, Ethnology museum..), then move to the West Lake and pay a visit to the oldest pagoda Tran Quoc. Continue drive to Hoan Kiem Lake and the French Quarter (Old Quarter Hanoi), visit Ngoc Son Temple, The Huc Bridge and Ma May ancient house. A Green Car (or cyclo ride) tour around the Old Quarter to experience the exciting local daily life of Hanoians. Tour ends after a cup of coffee or tea at an authentic Hanoi corner cafe where you can have talks with local people, exchange cultural way of life. End the tour at your hotel.

Tour Inclusion
  • Transferring by private car.
  • English speaking tour guide (other language available upon request).
  • Electric car (or cyclo ride) tour around Old Quarter Hanoi.
  • Admission for all visits as mentioned in the program.
  • Cup of coffee or tea & mineral water.
Tour Exclusion 
  • Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses,
  • Travel insurance
Special Notes
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is open every morning except Mondays and Fridays. It is closed in the afternoon and from early September to early November every year for scheduled maintenance.
  • Most museums are closed on Mondays. In case your trip coincides with these days, alternatives will be suggested.
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 Train Street, a narrow railway track in the heart of Hanoi, is a unique attraction that has drawn thousands of tourists to the city. The best time to see Hanoi Train Street is from August to November when the weather is cool and dry. During these months, you can enjoy the vibrant colors of the autumn foliage and the peaceful atmosphere of the city. The trains usually run twice a day, in the morning and in the evening, so plan your visit accordingly. It is important to note that the area is closed to the public during the train's schedule, so be sure to check the train schedule before you go.

Hanoi is the capital city of Vietnam, with a rich history spanning over a thousand years. It is a city that offers a unique blend of ancient and modern, with French colonial architecture, traditional pagodas, and modern skyscrapers all coexisting in harmony. A tour of Hanoi would take you to some of the city's most iconic landmarks, such as Hoan Kiem Lake, the Temple of Literature, and the Old Quarter, with its narrow streets and bustling markets. You can also explore the city's vibrant food scene, with its delicious street food and famous egg coffee. A tour guide can help you navigate the city and provide you with insights into its culture and history.

When visiting Hanoi, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to dress code. Firstly, it's important to dress modestly and respectfully, especially when visiting religious sites. This means avoiding overly revealing clothing such as shorts, tank tops, and low-cut tops. Additionally, it's important to dress appropriately for the weather, which can be hot and humid in the summer months and cool in the winter. It's also a good idea to wear comfortable shoes as you'll likely be doing a lot of walking and exploring. Finally, it's best to avoid wearing anything too flashy or expensive-looking as this can make you a target for theft.

Hanoi is a bustling city with a vibrant culture and atmosphere. While it can be safe to walk around alone, there are certain precautions that you should take to ensure your safety. First and foremost, it's important to stay aware of your surroundings at all times. Avoid carrying large amounts of cash or flashy valuables, and don't wander down dark alleys or poorly lit streets. Stick to well-lit areas and busy public places, and consider bringing a friend or joining a walking tour if you're unsure about venturing out alone. By taking these simple steps, you can enjoy all that Hanoi has to offer while staying safe and secure.

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