Begin your full day Hanoi city tour by visiting the most historical complex of the capital including: The beloved Hochiminh Mausoleum in Ba Dinh square where Ho Chi Minh president declared the independence for Vietnam on September 2nd 1945. The following is the charming president palace built in 1901 in unique French colonial style. In this beautiful botanical gadern, there is a lovely wooden cottage where he spent his last moment of life.
The next place of this morning tour is One Pillar Pagoda built in 1049 with unique buddhist architecture. Then, your tour in Hanoi is followed by a visit to the most famous university in Vietnam built 1070AD, called Temple of Literature – one of highlights for Hanoi tour package.
Take a little walk on the bank of charming Westlake(Ho Tay) and a visit to Tran Quoc pagoda located on a small island in the middle of the lake can not be missed on your tour today. Here, you will see beautiful collection of buddist statues coated in golden leaves and lacquer.
In the afternoon, learn more Vietnamese history by visitting Hoa Lo prison – well known with “Hanoi Hilton Hotel” nickname given by American pilots. Then, a rickshaw tour around the crowded streets of Hanoi Old Quarters would be so fun. The streets were named after the goods being sold here from Fish, fan, silk, bamboo, sugar… to Silver and everything in between.
Experience the real sense in the local way of life by sitting on a small chair at a corner and drinking local vietnamese tea. This would offer some most beautiful photos on Hanoi local life theme.
The cycling tour bring you to the St. Joseph’s Cathedral built by French in 1886. End your tour in Hanoi with a visit to NgocSon temple. Our guide will invite you a unique fruit juice glass of three religions mixed together in this temple.