Tour Destination:
Ho Chi Minh Complex - History Museum - Hilton Prison - Ethnology Museum - Tran Quoc Pagoda - Quan Thanh Temple - West Lake
Tour Hightlights:
Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is located on the bank of the Red River in the northern section of the country. While not the largest city in the country, Hanoi has had a rich history. It has been inhabited since 3000 B.C., and has served as the seat of government for nearly a thousand years. ..
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As a capital of Vietnam with more than 1000 years of history, Hanoi has many cultural and historic sites that attract a lot of tourists nationwide. Hanoi's Old Quarter with unique characters represents the eternal soul of the city. In spite of often being called the "36 Old Streets", there are more than 36 actual streets, each of which is named for the products or service it specializes in. For example, Hang Gai Street offers silk clothing, embroidery, and silver products, Hang Quat Street sells colored funeral and festival flags and religious objects, Hang Ma Street provides paper products, such as gift wrappings, wedding decorations, etc. Other interesting places worth exploring are the Temple of Literature which is Vietnam's first university, Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum which is a large memorial to commemorate the beloved leader of the country, One Pillar Pagoda that is a famous historic Buddhist temple in Hanoi, and many other places.


Morning: we commence our exploration of Hanoi with the Ho Chi Minh ComplexHanoi City Tours - Ho chi minh mausoleum, which contains the mausoleum of the nation’s founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts. Close to this complex is the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origins date back to the foundation of city. We follow it with a visit to the Temple of Literature, which is well known as the first university of Vietnam and the History Museum with an excellent collection of artifacts illustrating the Vietnamese history. Later on, we will take a short visit at Hilton Prison where Vietnamese soldiers did captured & detained American pilots from 1967 till 1973 to learn more about the history of Vietnam war against American Imperialists.
Afternoon: visiting the outlaying Ethnologic Museum is also a major part of our sightseeing. This gleaming mansion is dedicated to Vietnam's 54 ethnic group s. Afterwards we drive to the Tran Quoc Pagoda and Quan Thanh Temple. They are some major highlights set by the beautiful West Lake. We also visit the old quarters and the peaceful lake of Hoan KiemHANOI CITY TOUR - Hoan Kiem Lake with its sacred temple. In front of this lake is the famous water puppet theatre where we will see a fantastic performance.

* Services included: Transfer by private air-conditioned vehicle; English speaking guide; entrance fees to indicated sights; lunch at restaurant.

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