Day trip

Hanoi City: Full-day Charming Cultural Tour

Hanoi City: Full-day Charming Cultural Tour

Activity provider: Hoi An Express

From US$ 89 per person

Take a comprehensive sightseeing tour around Ha Noi on this full-day trip. You will learn about the history and culture of the city with visits to important monuments, before a cyclo ride around the Old Quarter and lunch in a nearby restaurant.

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Duration 8.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Hotel pickup and drop-off in Hoan Kiem, Ba Dinh, Hai Ba Trung District. Please be ready 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group available


  • See the highlights of Ha Noi throughout a full-day tour
  • Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the One-Pillar Pagoda
  • Visit Vietnam’s first university, the serene Quoc Tu Giam (the Temple of Literature)
  • Take a cyclo (pedicab) ride through Ha Noi’s historic heart
Full description
Your shared or private tour will begin as you are picked up from your hotel before being to the historic complex of Ba Dinh. You will visit Ba Dinh Square, where the former President Ho Chi Minh read Vietnam’s Declaration of Independence on September 2, 1945. You will visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and One-Pillar Pagoda, a must-see monument in Ha Noi. The One-Pillar Pagoda is an ancient Buddhist pagoda which is supported by only one pillar and resembles a lotus blossom. You will also visit Van Mieu and Quoc Tu Giam (Temple of Literature), the first imperial school in Vietnam. Lunch will later be served at a local restaurant, after which you will pay a visit to the Women’s Museum (which is listed among Asia’s top 25 museums (closed on Mondays). The museum honors Vietnamese women throughout history, and includes displays of the country's recent history as well. Exhibits include: “Women and Ethnicity”, “Women and the National Struggle”, "Vietnam Women’s Association and Feminism”, “Women and Traditional Costumes” and “Women’s Cultural Traits Expressed Through Handicrafts”. Following the museum, you will take a cyclo (pedicab) ride around the “the 36 meandering streets” of Ha Noi’s historic Old Quarter and visit Tran Quoc Pagoda as well as Quan Thanh Temple. At the conclusion of your cultural experience, you will be returned to your point of origin.
  • Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Pedicab (Cyclo)
  • Lunch
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • Every child must be accompanied by an adult. Please book adult tickets for any additional children
  • Option including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is not available on Mondays and Fridays from 5th September to 5th November 2022
  • Women’s Museum is closed on Mondays
  •  Visitors are required to wear shirts with sleeves and pants (no shoulders or knees can be exposed)

Product ID: 289240