Hanoi City Tours (03/10/2013) Book now
Ha Noi was once a collection of villages that eventually grew into quarters dedicated to particular crafts, where skilled artisans continue to practice their skills that have been handed down for centuries. Whether it is art, history, museums or ancient pagodas, tell us what interests you and we’ll take you on a memorable tour that includes Ha Noi’s Old Quarter where you can shop and learn about the history of family trade. Worth a visit are the Temple of Literature (ad 1070), Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda (ad 1049), Tran Quac Pagoda (17th Century), Museum of Ethnology...
8h00AM Departure. Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho"s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts. Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi . Continue to visit the Quan Thanh Temple ( Taoist, dating from the Ly Dynasty ) and Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake ( One of the oldest in Vietnam ). Lunch.
1h00PM : After lunch proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum, continue to visit the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam. Vietnam"s first university constructed in 1070, it"s gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a relaxing glimpse into Vietnam"s past. We will take you past Hoan Kiem Lake, see the peaceful waters, and visit Ngoc Son temple. For the end of the tour journey visit by coach trip along the Hanoi Old Quarter. Free for shopping.
Note: On Monday and friday morning, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ethnic museums are closed - Bat Trang pottery village will be arranged as substitution.
Inclusive services : Transportation, entrance fee, lunch and tour guide.
Exclusive services :Drink, other personal cost