Get a feel of Hanoi's local culture while seeing the city's cultural and historical sites, and enjoy the most exciting traditional shows of Northern Vietnam in this full day tour.
On this full day trip, you'll see the city's best highlights and get the chance to mingle with the Hanoians.
In the morning, you'll be picked up at your hotel by the guide and driver. We'll visit Ho Chi Minh Complex, inclusive of his Mausoleum, the house-on-stilts, the quaint One-Pillar pagoda nearby, and Quan Thanh Taoist Temple.
We'll go to the exciting eastern part of the city in the afternoon, with visits to the Museum of History, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, and 'The Huc' Bridge. Also go on a trip in the Old Quarter via the local electric 'green cars.'
You'll also get to watch a Water Puppetry show, a stage art invented by the Vietnamese peasants centuries ago. With nearly 20 stories of Vietnamese traditions and daily scenes, this is the perfect activity to end your tour!
Water Puppet show ticket
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Morning in Hanoi
Visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex where the former Vietnamese leader's Mausoleum can be found. See the One-Pillar Pagoda, one of the most iconic temples in the country. Then make your last stop at one of the four sacred temples in Hanoi, the Thanh Taoist Temple, before heading to enjoy lunch.
Head to the Museum of History for a glimpse of Hanoi's past. Visit the scenic Hoan Kiem Lake before proceeding to the beautiful "Huc" bridge on your way to Ngoc Son Temple. Take an exciting trip by 'green cars' in Hanoi's Old Quarter for a chance to see the daily lives of the locals.
Water Puppet Show
The last stop of your tour is a Water Puppet Show. Be fascinated as you watch colorful wooden puppets perform in a waist-deep pool. This form of art came about when locals began using puppets as entertainment when rice fields are flooded. The show is a perfect way to end your Hanoi adventure.
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Price & Options
Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is open every morning except Mondays and Fridays. It is closed in the afternoon and from early October to early December every year for scheduled maintenance.
Most museums are closed on Mondays. In case your trip coincides with these days, alternatives will be suggested.
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