Guided tour

Full-Day Hanoi Guided City Tour

Full-Day Hanoi Guided City Tour

From US$ 60 per person

Learn about the history of Hanoi’s traditional sights on this full-day tour of the city. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, and visit the Ho Chi Minh complex, the Temple of Literature, the Museum of Ethnology, Trấn Quốc Pagoda, and Dong Xuan market.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 1 day
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Pickup included
Pickup is available from hotels in the Old Quarter of Hanoi only. If your hotel in not in this area, you will have to make your own way to the local partner's office at 39D Dinh Tien Hoang Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam.


  • Visit the Museum of Ethnology, the Temple of Literature, and the Dong Xuan market
  • See all the historical and modern sights of the city with full commentary provided
  • Explore the Ho Chi Minh complex
  • Visit Trấn Quốc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi
Full description
This full-day tour of Hanoi takes you around the famous sights in the city. You will be picked up at your hotel in Hanoi in the morning and transferred to the Ho Chi Minh complex. Here you will visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, the Stilt House, and the Ho Chi Minh Museum. You will then visit the Temple of Literature, the site of Vietnam’s first university dating back to 1070 and originally built as a temple to Confucius. Inside you can see the stone steles mounted on the backs of turtles, which have the names of Vietnam’s best scholars inscribed. The temple highlights the importance that Vietnamese society place on education both now and in the past. Enjoy lunch at a traditional local Vietnamese restaurant before visiting the Museum of Ethnology in the afternoon. This museum is widely acknowledged as the best in the country and has an extensive display dedicated to Vietnam’s 54 Ethnic minority peoples. As well as the comprehensive array of exhibits inside, there are also traditional tribal houses reconstructed within the grounds. Continue on the tour to visit Trấn Quốc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi constructed on West Lake in the 6th century. Enjoy walking around West Lake before heading back to your hotel. Along the way you will stop in Dong Xuan market and walk along the colorful Hang Ma street, which is also known for its tube and gable-roofed houses that are typical of Hanoi. At the end of the tour you will be dropped off at your hotel between 16:00 and 16:30.
  • Transfer by minivan
  • Pick-up from hotels in the Old Quarter of Hanoi
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • All entrance fee to the sites
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please note:
  • Easy reservation (24/7 services)
  • Small group size: around 10 persons
  • Innovative itineraries that offer clients a good insight of visited destinations
  • No extra/hidden cost (only tips and personal expense are excluded)
  • Guaranteed departure
  • Free pick-up from your hotel in Old Quarter of Hanoi
  • Out of the area mention above, you will be on your own from your hotel to our office at 7 Dinh Tien Hoang for the pick-up.
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Product ID: 32508