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Highlights ►Visit the top attractions of the city ►Learn Vietnam's history, especially Hanoi from an experienced private guide ►Enjoy an authentic water puppet show ►Discover Hanoi's Train Street- it is so much fun! ►See the beautiful wooden One-Pillar Pagoda, built for Emperor Ly Thai Tong in the 11th century ►Enjoy a beautiful lunch at one of the most famous local restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter
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    Hanoi City Tour
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
    Introduction Joining a full-day tour of Hanoi with a private guide and get a local's insight into Vietnam’s mythology, traditions and customs. Enjoy a traditional water puppet show and visit the most highlight attractions of Hanoi such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One-Pillar Pagoda, Temples of Literature and more tinerary 08:15: We will pick up from your hotel( located in Hanoi Old Quarter or nearby Hanoi Old Quarter) Then we start visiting first place named Tran Quoc Pagoda, a Buddhist relic and national heritage lying on the West Lake. 09:15: Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father, walking along Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived and worked from 1958 to 1969. 10:30 Visit One-Pillar Pagoda – the one modeled after a lotus flower, a symbol of Hanoi city. 11:00: We leave for Ho Chi Minh water puppet theater to enjoy water puppet show. The show starts at 11:15. 12:30: Enjoy a special set menu lunch at Orchid restaurant in Hanoi Old Quarter. 14:00 Visit Temple of Literature, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi, also functioned as Vietnam's first university. It was first constructed in 1070 under King Ly Nhan Tong and dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. A vast structure that has existed to present day. 15:30 We will take you to St. Joseph's Cathedral. Its a late 19th-century Gothic Revival (Neo-Gothic style) church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi to nearly 4 million Catholics in the country. Then leave for legendary Hoan Kiem Lake, visit turtle tower. You also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake, take photo at French Quarter and Hanoi Opera House if you want. 16:30: We will drop you off at your hotel. Trip ends. Note: Ho Chi Minh mausoleum closes every afternoon, Monday and Friday. So we will visit Vietnamese Women's Museum located in Hanoi, in Ly Thuong Kiet Street, near the central Hoan Kiem Lake and the old quarter. This museum is dedicated to Vietnamese women. The museum opened to public in 1995 and had been renovated between 2006 and 2010 instead of visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum.
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Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • • Private car/mini van with A/C
  • • English speaking guide
  • • All entrance fees and water puppet ticket
  • • Special lunch at Orchid Restaurant
  • • Mineral water bottles
  • Daily departure except block out dates from 3 Feb 2019 to 8 Feb 2019( Tet holiday in Vietnam)
  • Entry/Admission - Hanoi City Tour
Exclusions
  • • Tips( not compulsory), International Insurance and Personal Expenses
  • • Other things are not mentioned clearly in the packages
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • When you visit any temples/pagodas, you should wear long pants or short under the knees and a T-shirt. It is respectful to cover your knees and your shoulders.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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psbauer135 wrote a review Oct 2019
Scottsdale, Arizona23 contributions8 helpful votes
Our guide was excellent, both in terms of making sure we saw everything important and in terms of understanding Vietnam and it’s people. We saw the Ho Chi Minh complex, the lakes and temples, the Temple of Literature, the Opera House and the local area, and many other places.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from thuong0403, Manager at Incredible Hanoi City And Water Puppet Show Private Tour
Responded 12 Nov 2019
Dear Patricia, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Swallow Travel. How wonderful to hear your enjoyed the tour wish us. We do hope to have a chance to organize tour for you in the future. Thank you very much for your recommendation and support. Best Regards, Swallow Travel Team
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JackyJones wrote a review Jun 2019
Melbourne, Australia7 contributions2 helpful votes
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We are back from our trip. We had a wonderful time. The guide was very good and the whole trip was good but a little tired because of the heat. Meals were very good as well. Indeed we must thank you for making the tours and our holiday very enjoyable and memorable. We are sad as
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Responded 12 Nov 2019
Dear Jacky, Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with Swallow Travel. How wonderful to hear your enjoyed the tour wish us. We do hope to have a chance to organize tour for you in the future. Thank you very much for your recommendation and support. Best Regards, Swallow Travel Team
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