Hanoi sightseeing tour (5 hours)

During the sightseeing tour, we will get acquainted with the main attractions of the capital of Vietnam.

Hanoi sightseeing tour

During the tour we will see:

  • Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem Lake)
  • Railway Street
  • Underground Bunker
  • The Dragon Citadel
  • West Lake ( HoTay)
  • Old Quarter
  • One Pillar Pagoda
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

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Tour features

Hanoi sightseeing tour

10:00 - Start from your hotel

Sword Lake (Hoan Kiem, “Lake of the Returned Sword”, “Green Water Lake”) is a legendary lake in the center of Hanoi. According to legend, a magical turtle living in the waters of the lake gave a magic sword to King Le Loi, with which he managed to defeat the Chinese army. After the victory, the sword was returned to the turtle and rests at the bottom of the lake.

Hanoi sightseeing tour

Railway Street, where trains pass just inches from houses, cafes and restaurants, is one of the best photo spots in Hanoi. You can try the egg coffee which is one of the Hanoi specialties.

Hanoi sightseeing tour

West Lake (Tay) - here, on a small island in the middle of the lake, is Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Vietnam, built in the 6th century.

Hanoi sightseeing tour

Hanoi sightseeing tour

The area of the old city of Hanoi (Hanoi Old Quarter) is a place where the atmosphere of old Hanoi has been preserved. A place of concentration of nightlife, old streets and houses, many restaurants and shops.

Экскурсия по Ханою

One Pillar Pagoda (Chua Mot Cot) is a Buddhist shrine in the center of Hanoi.

Экскурсия по Ханою

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Forbidden city - The territory of the former imperial palace, there are museums and archaeological and restoration work is underway.

The Dragon Citadel, over 1000 years old, is a museum complex with many exhibits.

Underground Bunker of the Supreme Command of the DRV under the former imperial citadel. From here, operations were controlled during the Indochinese and Vietnamese wars.

Also, optionally (optionally for an additional fee) we can include the following items in the excursion program:

  • Hoa Lo Prison (“Hanoi Hilton”) is a museum and tourist site in Hanoi. Former prison which, at various times, was used by the French colonial, and then the North Vietnamese authorities;
  • Vietnamese puppet theater on the water - a show whose roots go back a thousand years;
  • Temple of Literature

15:00 - return to your hotel

Excursion features

Private tour
For ready-made groups of 1-8 people

Can start any day
This tour is not tied to specific dates, you can start on any convenient day

Variable program
The program can be changed and customized for you

Possible with children
The tour is recommended for travelers with children

Start from anywhere
We pick up from any hotel

Comfortable car
Transport: air-conditioned car or minivan

Excursion price: $140 per person*

*minimum 2 participants

What's included:

Comfortable car or minivan
English speaking guide
Entry tickets
Egg coffee

Not included:

Personal expenses