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Hanoi City Tour Half Day

Let’s explore new look of Hanoi with one of the most unique performances of Asia - water puppet show. Then, leisurely walking through 36 old streets in Old Quarter to explode your appetite with delicious street foods. And refresh your taste again with a little bitter and sweetness of local coffee, what we can’t miss any time!
Lovely Afternoon Hanoi by Scooters Tour is designed for tourists who want real local experiences on real local transportation. Sitting behind a local driver on a scooter on the street is surely the best thing to do while you’re in Hanoi. By this way, you’ll get a full local experience as you’ll be joining the flow of daily life, going through the city and sightseeing famous attractions as well as tasting delicious food and drinks.
Ho Chi Minh was the leading figure in the foundation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam in 1945, the People's Army of Vietnam and the National Liberation Front during the Vietnam Wars. Ho Chi Minh Complex, consisting of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Presidential Palace, One Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Museum, is dedicated to express Vietnamese people's pride in the very first President Ho Chi Minh who is dearly called Uncle Ho. Temple of Literature was originally built as a university dedicated to Confucius, scholars and sages in the 11th century. The building is extremely well preserved and is a representative example of traditional Vietnamese architecture.

4,5 hours

The Morning Hanoi Tour by Scooters is designed for tourists who want real local experiences on a real local transportation. This is also suitable for groups with children.
Going around some shops of the capital and also in Hanoi Old Quarter and French Quarter, with a local guide is a best choice for ones who would like to know more about the city, and hope to find some gifts or souvenirs for friends and family.
With the Hanoi City Tour Half Day, first time travellers will be exploring some of the most famous tourist attractions in Hanoi such as: Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature, Tran Quoc Pagoda and have an insight into Hanoi rich culture and history.

Hanoi One Day Tour

If you are a history and culture buff, why don’t you book a Hanoi Museum Tour and explore our historical values in your first day in Hanoi? With this museum tour, you will surely discover not only Vietnamese history but also our daily life and cultural values through items displayed in these museums.
Artful, gentle beauty of Hanoi doesn’t show us right after we get here. It’s a long story, taking us to be absorbed in the world and forget present. Start opening the first chapter of this story, with a visit around most attractive destinations in Hanoi.
Wandering around the capital with one thousand year of civilization and culture brings foreign tourists a fabulous feeling of exploring spectacular landscapes which witness long-rooted history and culture of Hanoi. Visiting further Hanoi's outskirts, you can also go back the significant history of Bat Trang Ceramic Village and seek a chance to make a ceramic product by your own hands.
Wandering around the most popular destinations of the capital like Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, West Lake with a free local guide is a perfect choice for those who desire to discover more about the city, especially travelers. Hanoi with one million year of culture and civilization allures hundred flocks of tourists thanks to its special unique cultures and the inside beauty of Hanoians as well. Hanoi City Tour Full Day is definitely one tour that you can't miss.

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Main Attraction in Hanoi

Hanoi Old Quarter 

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The Heart of Hanoi City

Hoan Kiem Lake: Hoan Kiem Lake, or “Lake of the Returned Sword”, is named following the tale of King Le Loi returned his Sword to Golden Turtle God who help him protect the country by invaders. After winning the invaders, King Le Loi returned his sword to Golden Turtle God in Hoan Kiem Lake. Nowadays, large soft-shell turtles have been sighted in the lake many times and they’re a spiritual icon of the Hanoians. Located in the center of the lake there is Turtle Tower. Around the lake, there’re many green trees and colorful flowers. You can also see many locals come here to hangout, play music, paint, play chess together and so on.

Ngoc Son Temple (No.8 in the map): Ngoc Son Temple is located on the surface of Hoan Kiem Lake. Here, you can learn more about the history and culture that related to the tale of Hoan Kiem Lake. The wooden red-painted The Huc Bridge (or Morning Sunlight) is one of the most beautiful parts of Ngoc Son Temple.

Dong Xuan Market (No. 1 in the map): Was built by the French colonial, Dong Xuan Market has been rebuilt many times until now. Dong Xuan Market is where wholesalers sell clothes, household items and many other things. If you want to buy some souvenirs and handicrafts, Dong Xuan market is a top choice.

Ma May ancient house (No. 12 in the map): Built in 19th century, Ma May Ancient house has a typical ancient Viet architecture at that time. This kind of architecture can be seen in narrow facade, yellow walls, wooden pillars and stairs, with the bathroom located at the far end of the house. Located in Ma May Street, it’s easy to find this ancient house. Stop by and take a look, you’ll gain more understanding of how ancient Viet people lived their lives.

St. Joseph’s Cathedral (No. 5 in the map): Said to resemble the Notre Dame de Paris, St.Cathedral was built by French in Gothic Revival (Neo-Gothic) style. The cathedral is located in Nha Tho (Church) Street. There’re also some famous restaurants and coffee shops around this area.

Cha cha la vong-where to eat in Hanoi

Hanoi Cuisine

Pho: There are 2 most popular kinds of Pho which are Beef Pho and Chicken Pho. You can find these in any Pho restaurants. In Hanoi Old Quarter, you can have Pho at 10 Ly Quoc Su Restaurant (10 Ly Quoc Su), Bat Dan Restaurant (49 Bat Dan Street) or at Hang Trong Street (1 Hang Trong Street). Other famous restaurants are Hang Dieu Restaurant (1 Hang Dieu Street), Hang Bun Restaurant (13 Hang Bun Street).

Bun cha: Bun cha is a special dish of Vietnamese cuisine, even President Obama can’t resist this dish. Bun Cha is grilled pork eat with fresh herbs, vermicelli anda bowl of sauce. Some of the best Bun cha restaurants are Dac Kim Restaurant (1 Hang Manh Street), Hang Quat Restaurant (74 Hang Quat Street) and Co Nga Restaurant (Dong Xuan Market).

Xoi (sticky rice): Xoi is a traditional food of the Vietnamese and is the most popular food for breakfast here. Normally, they serve Xoi with fried eggs, sausage, brined pork, chicken and paste. The most famous Xoi restaurants in Hanoi is Yen Restaurant (35B Nguyen Huu Huan Street). A box of Xoi of Yen Restaurant is big and it’ll keep you full for longer time than other dishes.

Cafe: It would be a waste if you don’t discover the coffee culture while you’re in Hanoi. In Hanoi, there’re so many coffee shops, each has its own beauty, individual view, authentic cup of coffee and good music. But the most famous one in Hanoi is Giang Cafe (39 Nguyen Huu Huan Street). This was listed as top 4 best Hanoi cafes in the old days. Especially, Giang Cafe is where the famous Egg coffee is created. Here, you can find the original and authentic Egg Coffee. Definitely worth a try coming here and taste some delicious coffee.

Cha Ca La Vong with its flavor that can make you fall in love at first sight