Hanoi City Tour & Handicraft VillagesLast update at 10/04/2011 10:10.
Trip Code: HN02. Trip Valid: Until December 30th, 2011
Trip Price: $US$ 50 Pax. Group Size: 2
Duration: 0 days/0 nights
Visit major sites of Hanoi capital and outside - This is great combination tour between major site internal of capital, such as Ho Chi Minh Complex; Army Museum, Hanoi Hilton, Vietnamese Women's Museum, History Museum, local market, and the surrounding areas: the noodle village located long the Nhue River
Day 1 Hanoi Capital (L, D)
At 8 am we start our tour by visiting Ho Chi Minh Complex, including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, His House on the stilts, the One Pillar Pagoda and outside of the Presidential Palace. After that we walk along ever green streets in French Quarter to get to the Vietnamese People Army Museum, where we can see with our own eyes and understand more about resistance wars to defend the Nation. Bun Cha (the rice vermicelli severed together with grilled pork with wonderful sauce) is specialty for our lunch. The following destination is the Hanoi Hilton – the old prison where the American pilots used to be detained and the Ethnology Museum – where contains more than 10,000 objects, 15,000 black and white photos and hundreds of video tapes and cassettes which depict all aspects of life, activities, customs, and habits of the 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam. This evening we are going to have special hot pot (the steam-boat pot) for dinner in local restaurant.
Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum opening time: Open from Tuesday to Thursday and weekends from 8am 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
Day 2 Hanoi & outskirt villages (L)
At 8 am, once again we leave the hotel to visit the History Museum, in which we have chance to see Vietnamese long history from early of the Stone Age to the present days. The next places are Tran Quoc and Kim Lien pagodas, where we have chance to talk to some monks and enjoy the vegetarian lunch. In the afternoon we continue our trip on Hoang Hoa Tham street, get off the vehicle walking along the narrow alley to the wreckage of B52 airplane. After that we keep walking to other way to get our car for visiting one of the typical markets of Hanoi. Later on we drive out of the city for rambling in making noodle and vermicelli village in the buffer zone. Tonight we will enjoy the Water Puppet show. Tour finishes at 07:30.
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Tour Price Included:
English speaking guide
1 night accommodation
2 Lunches and 1 dinner
Entrance fees & sightseeing tickets
A bottle of water/person/day
Tour Price Excluded
Entrance fee visa
Personal travel insurance
Personal expense such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
Pre and post accommodations
Tips & Gratuities
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Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.