One Day Tour
08:00 – 8:30 am: Old Quarter Hotel Pick Up
8:30 am: Leave for Tran Quoc Pagoda & West lake Tran Quoc Pagoda is located on an island east of West Lake (Tay Ho district), with a 1500-year history. Which is considered to be the oldest in Thang Long- Hanoi. It was the Buddhist center of Thang Long citadel in the Ly and Tran dynasties. With its historical and architectural values, Tran Quoc Pagoda is famous for its sacred Buddha land, which attracts many Buddhists and visitor to Vietnam.
9:15 am: Leave for Ho Chi Minh* complex Ho Chi Minh complex (Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, the presidential palace, house on stilts, where Uncle Ho lived and worked from 1954-1969).
10:45 am: Leave for Vietnam Museum of Ethnology. This is the most recent yet probably the largest and undoubtedly the most interesting Museums in Hanoi and Vietnam. There is an indoor and outdoor section. The in-house exhibition is particularly informative and the outdoors display activities make the museum stand out from the rest. Several houses are modeled after the traditional architecture of ethnic minorities, especially those who live in Northern and Central Highlands.
12:15 pm: Break for Lunch
13:30 pm: Leave for The temple of literature (The first university in Vietnam). Being an ancient school of Thang Long and the first university in Vietnam, Temple of Literature is acknowledged as an ancient historical-cultural heritage, which gives tourists a deeper understanding of Hanoi’s years of culture and tradition.
14:45 pm: Visit Hoa Lo Prison Relic Hoa Lo prison – 1 of 5 scariest places Southeast Asia. Hoa Lo prison, was built in 1896 (one of the highest and strongest political prisons in Indochina at that time). The French confined mostly political prisoners here from 1896 to 1954; visitors will see how the French tortured prisoners and where American pilots who had been shot down from 1964 to 1973 were held. American pilots called this prison “Hanoi Hilton hotel”. US Senator Mc Cain was also arrested and held here until 1973.
AFTER VISITING HOA LO PRISON, VISITORS WILL HAVE END OF DAY HANOI CITY TOUR OPTIONS
Option 1: Hanoi Cooking class
Visitors will experience firsthand how Hanoi cuisine is prepared.
Visitors will make the trip to a local market and learn to prepare a traditional meal alongside a professional chef.
Option 2: Water puppet show
Enjoy a show at the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre. Discover a
unique part of Vietnamese culture.
Option 3: Just Hanoi City Tour End of 1-day trip Hanoi City
WWHAN01D Pricing: 1,276,000₫ ($55.00) / Per Person (10 People Group tour)