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Hanoi City Tour

  • Tran Quoc pagoda – Ho Chi Minh mausoleum – Ethonogy museum/ Bat Trang village – Hoan Kiem lake
  • CODT03S
  • US$38
Hanoi is the capital of the Socialist Republic of Việt Nam, the center of culture, politics, economy of the whole country. Throughout the thousand years of its eventful history, marked by destruction, wars and natural calamities, Hà Nội still preserves many ancient architectural works including the Old Quarter and over 600 pagodas and temples. Famous sites include the One Pillar Pagoda (built in 1049), the Temple of Literature (built in 1070), Hanoi Citadel, Hanoi Opera House, President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and so on.

BRIEF ITINERARY
• Visit Ho Chi Minh mausoleum to know more about the great leader of Vietnam
• Visit Temple of Literature, the 1st university of Vietnam since 1070
• Visit Vietnam Ethnology museum to get indepth into the diversified culture of Vietnam
• Visit Hoan Kiem lake to find out Hanoi capital history
• Pick-up & See-off from your hotel
  • Tran Quoc pagoda – Ho Chi Minh mausoleum – Ethonogy museum/ Bat Trang village – Hoan Kiem lake
    8:00: We pick you up from your hotel, start the tour by visiting the 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. Enjoy the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho's final resting-palace Lying to one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda, built by King Ly Thai To in 1049 the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi.

    After that, you’ll 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 Viet Nam’s first university and is dedicated to Confucius.
    12.30: You have lunch at a restaurant in the Old Quarter with local Vietnamese traditional Cuisines.
    13:30: You’ll visit Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart and soul of Hanoi.

    Finally, You’ll stop in at Museum of Ethnology. Located west of the city centre, this museum offer informative and well-documented display on the country’s 54 ethnic groups, include elaborate and colorful hill-tribe costumes, weaving designs, musical instruments, fishing implements, work tools and other functional objects. The display continues on to the garden outside with fascinating examples of minority housing from the King’s to the ones of the ethnic groups in Central Highlands.

    Tour ends around at 15:30.

    Finish unforgettable full day Hanoi Sightseeing. Come back your hotel at around 17.00
    Notes: On Monday and Friday morning, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Ethnic museums are closed. Ho Chi Minh museum and Bat Trang ceramic visit are chosen instead.
Quotation (US$/person)
Valid from 1-Oct-2013 to 30-Sep-2014
US$ 38/ per person


Include:
• Local English speaking guides with excellent knowledge of Hanoi history and culture
• Lunch
• Admissions to Ho Chi Minh complex, Ba Dinh square, Temple of Literature, Museum, Hoan Kiem lake
• 1 bottle of water/ person
• Shared tourist bus with experienced driver

Exclude:
• Extra meals and tips for tour guide

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