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Hanoi Full Day Tour: Historical Heritages

Hanoi Full Day Tour: Historical Heritages

Hanoi, Vietnam

Duration

8 hours 30 minutes

Max People

50

Min Age

4+

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Overview

Hanoi is a city that has witnessed numerous ups and downs throughout Vietnam's history. Here, you can witness the convergence of historical relics dating back to the 6th and 11th centuries, closely tied to Vietnam's feudal history, as well as war-related monuments from the last century.

This Hanoi full-day tour will take you to the city's noteworthy historical sites. Interwoven in your journey, you'll have the opportunity to observe the current daily life of the people residing in the capital city.

Get ready to witness the imprints of Vietnam's historical formation and development through the fluctuating traces in the heart of Hanoi.

Note:

  • Kindly note to dress modestly, covering your shoulders and knees when visiting Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum, temples, and pagodas.
  • Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays and the mausoleum is also closed for at least 2 months (June 15th - August 15th) annually for maintenance, but you can still take pictures and explore the surrounding area.
  • On Mondays, we will visit the Women's Museum instead of the Ethnology Museum.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Tran Quoc Pagoda - Hanoi's oldest pagoda dating back to the 6th century
  • Iconic Ho Chi Minh Complex: Mausoleum, Stilt House, and One Pillar Pagoda - a symbol of Vietnamese Buddhism
  • Vietnam Ethnology Museum - learn about Vietnam's 54 ethnic groups
  • Vietnamese cuisine for lunch
  • Temple of Literature - Vietnam's first university
  • Wartime stories at Hoa Lo Prison

Tour Plan

Hanoi Full Day Tour

  • 8:00 - 8:30: Be picked up by our friendly guide to begin exploring Hanoi City.
  • 08:45: Arrive at Tran Quoc Pagoda situated on Golden Fish Island in West Lake.
  • 09:30: Explore the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where you can view the preserved body of Ho Chi Minh.

Take a stroll through the garden and visit the two houses where he lived and worked from 1954 to 1969.

Visit the One Pillar Pagoda, dedicated to the Goddess of Mercy.

  • 11:15: Visit the Vietnam Ethnology Museum to delve into the diverse cultures of the 54 ethnic groups residing throughout Vietnam.
  • 12:45: Indulge in a delicious Vietnamese lunch at our restaurant, featuring 8 delectable dishes.
  • 14:00 - 14:15: Continue your exploration at the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university, established in the 11th century.
  • 15:15: Proceed to the Hoa Lo Prison Museum, originally used by the French colonists for political prisoners in Indochina. Later, during the Vietnam War, it was utilized by North Vietnam for U.S. prisoners of war.
  • 16:15 - 16:30: Tour concludes. Return to your hotel.

Included/Excluded

  • Shuttle bus
  • Competent English-speaking guide with a minimum of 5 years of experience
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Admission tickets included
  • Vietnamese lunch
  • Beverages during lunchtime
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses or any items not specified above

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