HANOI CITY TOUR 1 DAY.
8:00: We will pick you up at your hotel take you to visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum- the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho - and President Ho Chi Minh's stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969.
9:30: You will visit the One Pillar Pagoda, which is actually a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of square lake.
After that, you will have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of West lake. From there, it's onto the Temple of literature, which was Vietnam's first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
12:30: You have lunch at a restaurant in the Old Quater. Afterwards, you will visit Hoan Kiem lake - the heart and soul of Hanoi.
OPTION 1: TUE, WED, THU, FRI, SAT, SUN
You will stop in at MUSEUM OF ETHNOLOGY. This superb museum showcase the depth of Vietnam cultural diversity with an astounding collection of 15,000 artifacts gathered from throughout Vietnam, Maps, displays and dioramas are labelled of Vietnamese, French and English. Displays portray a typical village market, the making of comical hats and a Tay shamanic ceremony; video show the real thing. you can also check out a traditional of Black Thai house reconstruced in the museum. There is also a a center for research and conservation where the scientists from all over the world study the traditional Vietnamese cultures.
OPTION 2: MON
Depart for Bat Trang ceramic village which is about 20km away from Hanoi, this is pottery village with a half - milleary historic development.
15:30-16:00: Take the car come back your hotel.
Finish unforgettable full day Hanoi Sightseeing.
Add some options: Enjoy Water Puppet Show from 15:30 to 16:15 or Electric Car around Hanoi's Old Quater.
Come back your hotel at 17:00.
Note: on Monday and Friday morning, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ethnics museums are closed.
- Transportation in Van with A/C;
- English speaking guide;
- Entrance fees;
- Cyclo or Water Puppet Show Ticket cost $7/person;
- Personal expenses;
- Tips & gratuities.
WHAT TO BRING:
- A hat & suncreen;
- Appropriate clothing for the season;
- Comfortable walking shoes/clothes;
- If you are going to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, you should not wear shorts.