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Hanoi City Tour - Cultures, History and Religions Explored provided by Viland Travel

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On this full-day excursion you will get to explore and learn about everything Vietnamese, from the oldest pagoda, and the first university of Vietnam, to present day religious practices and ethnic minorities. You’ll hear the folklore tales about the turtle of sword lake, at the Ngoc Son Temple, as well visiting the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh - the leader of the Viet Cong Army, that defeated the Americans in the 20 year war, and later became both prime minister and president. With no stones left unturned, this tour is everything you wanted to know about Vietnam, to better understand this exciting country.
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    Hanoi
    Stop: 9 hours
    07:30 - 08:30 Tour guide and shuttle bus will pick you up at the hotel in Hanoi old quarter and Hanoi Opera House then depart for the Hanoi city full day tour. 08:45: Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Ho’s final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minh’s house on stilts and off to one side of the Mausoleum is the One-Pillar Pagoda which was founded by King Ly Thai To in 1049 - the structure has become an important symbol for the people of Hanoi. 10:45 am: Depending on the date, you will visit: Mon – Wed – Fri: Pottery Village Tue – Thu – Sat & Sun: Vietnam Museum of Ethnology 12:30 pm: Have lunch at a restaurant, served with Vietnamese food. 13:30 – 13:45 pm: Visit the 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. 15:00 pm: Visit Tran Quoc Pagoda lying next to West Lake. 15:45 Drive to the legendary Hoan Kiem Lake to visit Ngoc Son Temple, dedicated to Van Xuong Saint and former general commander Tran Hung Dao, for his struggle against Mongolians. You will also see the beautiful Vietnamese and French architecture around the lake. 16:00 - 16:30: Arrive at the hotel in Hanoi old quarter and Hanoi Opera House, where the tour will come to an end.
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Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Pick-up and transfer by modern bus with A/C.
  • English speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fees to the sites indicated in the itinerary
  • A bottle of water for each person, on the bus
  • Tranditional Vietnamese lunch with several dishes
Exclusions
  • Beverages, tax receipts, and any personal expenses
  • Tickets for water puppet shows, pedicabs, cyclo,..
  • Others not mentioned above
  • Tip for tour guide and driver (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • 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 tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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