Hanoi City Day Tour

Hanoi City Day Tour

Explore Vietnam’s vibrant capital on a comprehensive full-day sightseeing tour. Unravel some of Hanoi’s complex history as you follow your guide to Ba Dinh Square and Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum; pose for photos by the landmark One-Pillar Pagoda and visit the beautiful Temple of Literature. After a typical Vietnamese lunch (included), explore a different side to Vietnam’s history with either a tour of the Women’s Museum or a visit to Hoa Lo prison. Finally, wind through the historic lanes of Hanoi’s Old Quarter on a traditional cyclo (pedicab) ride.

  • Full-day sightseeing tour of Hanoi
  • See Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the One-Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature.
  • Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Choose to visit the Women’s Museum or Hoa Lo prison.
  • Explore the maze-like streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter on a cyclo tour
  • Great value tour includes hotel pick-up and entrance fees
  • Small-group tour ensures a personalized experience


  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Bottled drinking water Pedicab (Cyclo)
  • Lunch English speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
  • Travel insurance
  • Entry/Admission – Quan Thanh Temple
  • Entry/Admission – Temple of Literature & National University
  • Entry/Admission – Vietnamese Women’s Museum


  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.


  • Departs: Daily
  • Departure Time: 8am
  • Return Details: Return to original departure point


Land of “soaring Dragon” We will pick you up your hotel and drive to the historic complex of Ba Dinh. Visit Ba Dinh Square, where the former President Ho Chi Minh read the Vietnam’s Declaration of Independence on 2 September 1945. Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and One-Pillar Pagoda – a must-see monument in Ha Noi. One-Pillar Pagoda is an ancient Buddhist pagoda. Supported by only one pillar and resembling a lotus blossom, it was built in the early 11th century during the reign of King Ly Thai Tong. We will also visit Van Mieu – Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature), the first Imperial school in Vietnam built in 1070 during the dynasty of King Ly. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. After lunch, we will pay a visit to the Women’s Museum; listed among Asia’s top 25 museums (closed on Mondays). The museum honors Vietnamese women throughout history and includes displays recent history as well. Exhibits include: “Women and Ethnicity”, “Women and the National Struggle”, Vietnam Women’s Association and Feminism”, “Women and Traditional Costumes” and “Women’s Cultural Traits Expressed Through Handicrafts”. Then we take a cyclo (pedicab) ride around the “the 36 meandering streets” of Ha Noi’s historic Old Quarter and visit Tran Quoc Pagoda as well as Quan Thanh Temple.


Hotel pick-up is offered for this tour. Note: if you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up. Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our local operator to organize pick-up arrangements.


  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closed on Mondays & Fridays and from 5th September to 5th November for annual maintenance Visitors are required to wear shirts with sleeves and pants under knees A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
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