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Story of Hanoi Private Day Tour

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  • Take a tour of Hanoi's past with your English speaking guide
  • Visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the Temple of Literature and the imperial citadel
  • Savor a delicious traditional Vietnamese lunch
  • Enjoy a 30 minute cyclo tour through the vibrant Old Quarter
  • Sip on a cup of local tea while you take in the view of Hoan Kiem Lake

Most recent review


Interesting day tour. Having a private tour with transportation is very convenient. Our tour guide was very kind and considerate as we are travelling with my old folks.

4 Sep 2019
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What to expect

Explore the formative years of Hanoi including the days under French colonial rule and Ho Chi Minh's campaign for independence beginning with a visit to Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum. Next, visit the imperial citadel, the apex of regional political power for more than a millennium which is still being excavated. Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch before visiting the Temple of Literature, a relic from the 11th century built as an homage to Confucius, the Chinese scholar and philosopher. See the iconic Long Bien Bridge, a relic of French colonial rule crossing the Red River. Ride a cyclo and stroll past the heart of Hanoi, the beautiful Old Quarter, a collection of 36 narrow streets that were named for the products sold from their shops - Bamboo and Tin Streets still sell the same wares as they did years before! Get your caffeine fix at the end of the tour with a strong dose of Vietnamese coffee then round off the day with a picture taken with the beautiful downtown skyline as a background.

Long Bien Bridge
Watch daily life whizz past on the iconic Long Bien Bridge
Hanoi French Bridge
Build by the French in 1903, it was originally called the Paul Doumer Bridge
Hanoi Old Quarter
See what you'll discover amongst the Old Quarter's 36 streets
things to do in Hanoi
Relax after a full day at one of Hanoi's famous street cafes
Hoan Kiem Lake
Get a night perspective of Hoan Kiem Lake

Things to note

Insider Tips:

  • We recommend not taking this tour on a Monday or Friday when the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed - make sure to book it for one of the other days


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