What You'll Do
- Discover all of the highlights of the ancient city of Hanoi in a day
- Visit the peaceful, picturesque Hoan Kiem Lake
- See Vietnam's first university and the Literature Temple
- See Ho Chi Minh's final resting place
Overview of Hanoi Discovery City Tour
What to Expect
Explore the ancient city of Hanoi and immerse yourself in the traditional lifestyle of the city on this comprehensive day tour. Departing at 08:00, you will journey by coach to through the Hanoi Old Quarter and see the peaceful waters of Hoan Kiem Lake, one of the most scenic spots in the city, and the iconic Ngoc Son temple. Your next stop is the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. Learn about 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 on your visit to the Quan Thanh Temple (a Taoist temple, dating from the Ly Dynasty) and the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda on West lake (One of the oldest Pagoda's in Vietnam). After a delicious traditional lunch, you will proceed to the Ethnology Museum. Continue the tour to the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam, Vietnam's first university constructed in 1070. It's gardens and well-preserved architecture offers a fascinating glimpse into Vietnam's past.