Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam since the 11th century dazzles visitors its unique blend of oriental lifestyle, French colonial architecture, tree-lined boulevards and peaceful lakes. Still retaining a charming air from its colonial days, visitors are often impressed with the quietness and subtle beauty of Hanoi.
Price: Joined group tour : Daily departure - US $29/ person
Includes: entrance fee, English Speaking Tour Guide, Service Charge and lunch.
From your hotel, we take you to visit Ho Chi Minh complex, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum - the final resting place of Vietnamese great father or Uncle Ho, President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house - where Ho lived on and off from 1958 to 1969, then visit Ho Chi Minh’s museum where tourists will learn what he had done for Viet Nam and some other countries and learn all kinds of information about President Ho Chi Minh. The next place is One Pillar Pagoda a group of structures consisting of a pagoda and a tower built in the middle of a square pond. Leave One Pillar Pagoda for the Temple of Literature the first college of Viet Nam dedicated to Confucian. Have lunch at a restaurant. After lunch, drive to visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, Which is on the shore of West Lake. The last place of city tour is Hoan Kiem Lake (Restored Sword Lake) with Ngoc Son Temple. End at your hotel in the afternoon.
From your hotel, we take you to visit the Municipal Theatre a typical opera house built by the French in 1911, History Museum- where exhibits artifacts from prehistory to the history of the communist party, Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple - is regarded the heart of the city. Then, transfer to the Old quarter to Witness ordinary life in Hanoi. After a lunch of Bun Cha (grilled meat on rice noodles) we continue to the Army Museum - displays scale models of various epic battles from the long military history of Viet Nam to the capture of Saigon, Ba Dinh Square - Where Ho Chi Minh declared independence in 1945, Quan Thanh Temple and the Museum of Ethnology - Where you can look at the cultural mosaic of 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups. Return to your hotel in the afternoon.