Hanoi City Tour – Day TripLast update at 10/04/2011 11:11.
Trip Code: HN03. Trip Valid: Until December 30th, 2011
Trip Price: $US$ 50 Pax. Group Size: 2
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Hanoi City Tour - Day Trip - Hanoi is one of the most interesting cities in Southeast Asia. The City is slow-paced yet quick to charm, with a lovely landscape of lakes, shaded boulevards, verdant public parks and French-colonial architecture.
Our trip starting from your hotel to Ho Chi Minh Complex, where we will spend a couple of hour to visit the Mausoleum of Ho Chi Minh, his former stilt-house residence, the Presidential Palace, the Ho Chi Minh museum and one pillar pagoda. Leaving the complex we keep going to see the Temple of Literature. Lunch will be served “Cha Ca” famous Hanoi cuisine.
After lunch, we will visit one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam; Museum of Ethnology, which is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. Following by that we will wander around the city by car to see the real life of Hanoi as well as the difference parts the city.
After that we will take one-hour rickshaw around the Old Quarter, known as the 36 streets, this bustling area of narrow streets is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. Originally, each of the 36 streets names’ was related to the products being sold there.
Before we go back to hotel: we will have chance enjoy the unique Water Puppet show. Hear the Vietnamese traditional instruments and singing from the live musicians who play throughout the show. Moreover, it had its moments, there are different stories, mostly enacting historical events or slice of Vietnamese rural life… farmers in their fields. The trip will be finished after the show at your hotel.
Please dress appropriately as we visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, temples and pagodas.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum opening time: Open from Tuesday to Thursday and weekends from 8 AM to 11pm. Closed on Mondays and Fridays. The mausoleum is closed for two months of the year, usually October and November, when Ho Chi Minh’s body is maintenance.
What’s included ?
Full day private A/C Transportation
Local speaking English tour guide
Lunch at Cha Ca restaurant (Hanoi’s specialty food)
Entrance fees & sightseeing tickets
A bottle of water/person
Water puppet show
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