Private tour

Hanoi: History and Culture Tour on a Motorbike

Activity provider: Crossing Vietnam Tour

Hanoi: History and Culture Tour on a Motorbike

Activity provider: Crossing Vietnam Tour

From US$ 42 per person

Discover highlights of Hanoi on this guided motorbike tour. Visit highlights including Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, the One Pillar Pagoda, and the Hanoi Opera House, and learn about the city's history.

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Duration 4 hours
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Pickup optional
Please provide your hotel's address in Hanoi Old Quarter that the guide can pick you up. If your hotel is not in Old Quarter, please come to the local supplier's office at 47 Hàng Bông street (named Crossing Vietnam Tour booking office)
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  • Visit the sacred site of Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and the One Pillar Pagoda
  • Be guided around the mausoleum grounds learning about the history of the revolution
  • Visit the Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam
  • See the Hanoi Opera House and learn about the period between France and Vietnam
Full description
Begin your tour at the Hanoi Opera House in the French Quarter, modeled on the Palais Garnier, which is considered to be one of the architectural landmarks of Hanoi. The next stop is the Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam which was built in the 10th century under the Ly Dynasty and greatly influenced by Confucianism. Next, visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex, an important place for many Vietnamese pilgrims. A traffic-free area of botanical gardens, monuments, memorials and pagodas. Stop outside the Ba Dinh Square and take a look outside the mausoleum, then continue to explore the One Pillar Pagoda. After that, you will experience with one special food as well as one special drink like EGG COFFEE that you only have in Vietnam.
  • English speaking guide, other languages on request
  • Transfers by motorbike including pick-up and drop-off at your hotel (within the Old Quarter area)
  • All entrance and sightseeing fees (Temple of Literature, Ba Dinh Square and outside Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, outside Opera House)
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Entrance tickets for Ho Chi Minh Museum and Stilt House

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Meeting point

The local supplier's office (opposite the St.Cathedral Church) at 47c Lý Quốc Sư, Hàng Trống, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

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Important information

Know before you go

  • This trip includes visits to religious buildings, travelers wearing shorts and miniskirts will not be allowed to enter.
  • Tour program is subject to change due to weather and operating conditions.

Product ID: 282492