1 day Hanoi Explorer

Ho Chi Minh Complex, the One Pillar Pagoda, the Temple of Literature and Vietnam's first University, the Museum of Ethnology, the Old Quarter, the beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake and the French Quarter.

Join us to see the heart and soul of Hanoi. Learning fascinating stories of Ho Chi Minh, visit the famous Temple of Literature and Vietnam's first University, head to the wonderful Museum of Ethnology, wander through the vibrant Old Quarter and admire the French Quarter.

After breakfast we take a short drive to Ho Chi Minh Complex. From here we visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and his lush living quarter. Time is also spent strolling around the One Pillar Pagoda and its surroundings, before we drop into the serene Temple of Literature and Vietnam's first University.


Let us sample delicious local food. Afternoon finds us in the Museum of Ethnology. A colourful and comprehensive museum and dedicated to Vietnam’s more than 50 ethnic minority people. We see its beautiful indoors and outdoor exhibits and learn more about the diverse heritage of Vietnam.


Following that we wander through the most fascinating portions of Hanoi's Old Quarter. We pass through some guilded streets and to the colourful local market of Dong Xuan where we can get a real glimpse into the locals’ daily life.

An ideal way to spend the rest of afternoon is to admire the city's French-colonial architechture and stroll along the beautiful Hoan Kiem Lake, surrounded by ancient trees and Buddhist temples.

We conclude our day with attending an incredible water puppet show. This northern tradition, dating back nearly a thousand years, is performed alongside traditional 
Vietnamese music that employs drums, wooden bells, horns and bamboo flutes. (Lunch is included).

The facts…

Physical activities: 

Easy strolling with a 2-5 km.


- vehicle.


- 1 lunch. 

We cater for Vegetarians but please request this at time of booking.

Tour Guides: 

Our experienced and friendly Tour Guides speak fluent English. 

They are knowledgeable about local cultures, history and the environment. 

Trip cost: 

- $56USD per person for a group of 2 to 7 people. 

- $39USD per person for a group of 8 to 10 people.

The cost of the trip includes: 

- transportation.

- lunch.

- Tour Guides.

- entrance fees.

- permits where applicable.

The cost of the trip does not include: 

- travel insurance.

- drinks (soft drinks, alcohol, bottled water).

- other personal expenses.

What to take: sun cream, raincoat and sun hat...

Have a great journey!!!