Ha Noi City
Get a feel for Hanoi and discover Vietnam’s mythology, traditions and customs on a special sightseeing tour. Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum, explore Temple of Literature & National University, tour around the Old Quarter and finish at the heart of Hanoi – Hoan Kiem Lake.
Begin the journey to Ba Dinh Square with a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, which is an important historical attraction of Hanoi, known for honoring the national hero: President Ho Chi Minh. The building is where visitors can express their admiration and gratitude towards the common father/uncle of Vietnamese who has led the country to independence and reunification.
Continue to the Temple of Literature & National University – the first university in Vietnam. Originally built as a university in 1070 dedicated to Confucius, scholars and sages, the building is extremely well preserved and is a superb example of traditional-style Vietnamese architecture.
Then explore Hanoi Old Quarter, or Hanoi 36 streets, is a familiar name referred to the old town with historical memories of this capital city. Over the years, Hanoi Old Quarter may have been changed, but this area is still a top tourist attraction to experience the remains of an old Hanoi.
End your tour by visiting Hoan Kiem Lake, also known as “Lake of the Returned Sword.” This is a favorite spot for locals to find peace and admire the serene beauty of the lake.
8:00 – 8:30 Hotel pick-up and depart for Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
8:30 – 9:30 Explore Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum & Museum, Ba Dinh Square and One Pillar Pagoda
9:30 – 9:45 Depart for the Temple of Literature & National University
9:45 – 10:45 Visit the Temple of Literature & National University
10:45 – 11:00 Depart for Hanoi Old Quarter
11:00 – 12:00 Discover the Old Quarter and have lunch with traditional Vietnamese street food
12:00 Finish the tour at Hoan Kiem Lake, free time discovering for visitors.
Transport by private vehicle
The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum will be close on Mondays and Fridays. If your trip departs on these dates you will visit the surrounding area such as the house on still, one pillar pagoda, Presidential Palace and gardens