Highlights / General details
Your full day city tour starting with the Ho Chi Minh Complex, containing the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Close to this site is the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origin dates back to the foundation of Hanoi a thousand years ago. Your tour of Hanoi continues with a trip to the remarkable Temple of Literature, well known as Vietnam’s first university.
After your own lunch, you’ll enjoy the always impressive Ethnology Museum dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups. Then take a walking tour around the peaceful Hoan Kiem Lake and through the less peaceful Old Quarter, a bewildering maze of shopping streets and restaurants with an amazing assortment of architecture - traditional tube houses, countless pagodas, artisans’ workshops and cottages, colonial houses and modern concrete edifices. You will see an evening performance of Hanoi's famous water puppets.
Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver; Entrance fee to indicated sights; English speaking guide.
Other meals, tips, drinks; Personal expenses; Any optional additional tours or activities during free time; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Available daily. No tour departures on: February 4-7, September 2.
Ho Chi Minh complex area: closed on Monday, Friday, all afternoon & Oct & Nov annually: if your tour falls on these days, we just can visit outside Ho Chi Minh Complex area, can not visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
Ethnology Museum will be closed on Monday.
Tour departs from guests hotel.
*Reservation requires 2 passengers MINIMUM to confirm booking*
Cancellation: 3 days prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
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