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Our most recommended Hanoi Night Tours

  • Hanoi Night Lights Food Tour by Motorbike

    1. Hanoi Night Lights Food Tour by Motorbike

    Your tour guide will collect you from your hotel in the evening. Meet the group and have a full safety briefing about the tour. Then set off to tour around Hanoi’s Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake and be amazed at the lively small alleys that are not even noticeable during the day. Take a number of short stops to take photos and learn about the history of the Old Quarter. Ride around the city, outside of the Old Quarter, where most tourists don’t visit, past some of the majestic, historical buildings. Enjoy eating a range of small Vietnamese snacks. Ride past Red river & Long Bien Bridge to see the night lights outside Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Then stop for Dinner. Experience dinner at an authentic Vietnamese Restaurant with a wonderful variety of unlimited food to cater for every taste. Travel down a historical street and enjoy Vietnamese traditional sweet desert. You will have the option fo...

    Tea was a wonderful guide. No other bookings so it was a solo tour and the food and informative chats were quite enjoyable. Discovered some really local local spots that would generally be intimidating to a solo foreign traveler.

  • Hanoi: Guided Street Food Tour

    2. Hanoi: Guided Street Food Tour

    Benefit from pick-up in the Old Quarter of Hanoi and get an introduction on how to greet someone in Vietnamese! Then, experience everyday life as you brave the traffic and walk the streets. Learn about the history and culture of Vietnam as you sample 10 or more dishes at some of the city's best eateries and small restaurants. Try a variety of foods, such as nộm bò khô (papaya with dried beef salad) bún chả (grilled pork with rice noodles) and an authentic pho (rice noodle soup). Try some nem phở cuốn (fried and fresh spring rolls), bánh cuốn (steamed rice pancake rolls) and bánh mì (sandwich). Indulge your sweet tooth with bánh gối (fried pillow-shaped cake) and bánh rán (donuts). Wash it down with trà đá (ice tea) or bia hơi (beer), and end with dessert tastings such as chè (sweet soup)....

    Great experience! Our guide, Phroung was very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. We enjoyed great food and had experiences that we could not have done without a guide

  • Hanoi: Night Market Tour, Water Puppet Show and Dinner

    3. Hanoi: Night Market Tour, Water Puppet Show and Dinner

    Choose from a shared or private experience to spend a few hours exploring the local culture of Hanoi by night. Take in the sights and smells of the bustling market with your guide and learn how the locals buy and trade. Afterwards, enjoy an authentic cultural experience by seeing a water puppet show. Native to Northern Vietnam, water puppetry gives an insight into rural Vietnamese life and folklore. Puppets are made from light timbers and are carved, polished, and decorated with different colours to demonstrate the clear personalities of each character. The show is performed in a pool using the water surface as the stage. The stage is decorated with flags, fans, and parasols. The artisans inside the cabin control the puppets with a system of ropes arranged outside or underwater.  After the show, head to the West Lake where you will enjoy a lavish buffet dinner. With a wide range of foo...

  • 4-Hour Ha Noi Nightlife by Scooter Tour

    4. 4-Hour Ha Noi Nightlife by Scooter Tour

    If you want a once-in-a-lifetime experience in Hanoi, or if you are looking for some exciting and entertaining activities to do at night, then the Hanoi by night tour is ideal. On this tour, travel on the back of a motorbike in the busy streets of Hanoi. Your local female rider will ensure you are safe and secure. After picking you up at your hotel, head out to enjoy dinner at one of the best local restaurants that specializes in bun cha noodle soup. So how to experience the real nightlife in Hanoi? Visit the night market and browse all the unique goods which can only be found in Hanoi. You can even try bargaining with the help of your local guide if you want to buy something. After the colorful night market, take a stroll to the Old Quarter. Despite being a tourist area, the Old Quarter still keeps the traditional customs and reflects the real lifestyle of Hanoi people. Here you can se...

  • Hanoi: Water Puppet Show and Private Food Tour by Night

    5. Hanoi: Water Puppet Show and Private Food Tour by Night

    Plan a perfect night out in Hanoi with this special guided tour! Start the night by watching Hanoi's famed Water Puppet Show, an impressive showcase originating from Northern Vietnamese villages in the 11th Century. The show incorporates puppets, music and dance mimicking the traditional folk tales of Vietnam. Once the show ends, tuck into an authentic Hanoian dinner at a Cha Ca restaurant. This restaurant is known for serving the 200-year-old Vietnamese specialty dish infusing white fish in saffron oils, served with a variety of greens and washed down with a glass of Bia Ha Noi, the local brew. Complete your evening in one of the many cozy street side cafes with a cup of fragrant Vietnamese tea or egg coffee in hand.

    Our tourgide Lynn was great! Delicious food! We are so happy to have done this trip. Many thanks to Lynn <3

  • Train Ticket Hanoi to/from Sapa (Lao Cai Station)

    6. Train Ticket Hanoi to/from Sapa (Lao Cai Station)

    The Chapa Express Train is one of the newest trains in Vietnam and makes the overnight journey between Hanoi and Lao Cai - Sapa, one of style and comfort with 14 compact yet fully equipped cabins featuring air-conditioning, reading lights, comfortable beds and Sapa-inspired décor. Travel through the night with the gentle swaying of the train to rock you to sleep, allowing you to arrive refreshed and ready to take on the day. Daily train departure from Hanoi (Tran Quy Cap Railway Station at 01 Tran Quy Cap Street) will be at 22:00 and daily departure from Lao Cai Railway Station will be at 21:40. High-speed internet, restrooms, toiletries and hot/ cold water will all be available on-board for your convenience. Feel right at home with complimentary welcome drinks, snacks (biscuits/ fresh fruits) and hot/ cold towels. Well-trained, professional and multilingual Chapa Express Train staff w...

    It was a lot of fun! The space is really small so take limited luggage. The station waiting area is not great but serves its purpose. The train is really noisy so we didn't get much sleep but we didn't really mind. The bathroom gets pretty messy!!

  • Hanoi: Small Group Street Food Walking Tour By Night

    7. Hanoi: Small Group Street Food Walking Tour By Night

    Take a food-themed walking tour of Hanoi with a maximum group size of 12 passengers. Begin the evening Hanoi street food tour at a hidden coffee shop with a welcome drink and the chance to fill up your reusable water bottle. Walking into the cafe, you'll see plastic bottles, turned into flowers and dragonflies, hanging from the ceiling. Your expert English-speaking local guide will provide you with insights into the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food culture, including details on ingredients and the historical backgrounds of popular northern dishes.  Stroll through hidden alleyways and visit the city's local market, Hang Be. Along the perimeter of the market, dozens of street hawkers sell everything from live seafood to exotic fruits and spices. Eat as you go, sampling seasonal fruits and a delicious local doughnut, hearing about how its made as you taste it. The next stop is...

    Excelent exprience Flower is the best person ever really took us to amazing really good places.

  • Weekend Hanoi Night Market & Street Food Tour

    8. Weekend Hanoi Night Market & Street Food Tour

    The night market along Hang Ngang - Hang Dao street is a mystery destination to explore. You can find a lot of interesting items in this market with cheap price. Simply go with the flow, and see where you will end up. There are many tiny street stalls and souvenirs, toys and great deal of other products. The tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in the evening. Enjoy unique food for dinner, then see many types of performances: traditional music (Ca Tru, Hau Dong, Quan Ho), break dance, live music (pop or instrumental) in Ma May street. Afterwards, explore the beauty of mystery night market, go shopping and enjoy some local foods right in night market. The tour guide will then drop you off at your hotel.

    highly recommend doing this the first night as you are able to acclimate to Hanoi busy streets much faster.

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What people are saying about Hanoi

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 91 reviews

Great experience! Our guide, Phroung was very knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. We enjoyed great food and had experiences that we could not have done without a guide

Our guide Sam was a delight. It was fun excursion and she brought us to places we wouldn't have been able to go/find otherwise. Would definitely recommend.

Best tour! Our guide, Linh Phung, was perfect. She had lots of information and spoke fantastic English. Cannot fault her or the tour.

highly recommend doing this the first night as you are able to acclimate to Hanoi busy streets much faster.

Great tour, good places indeed. I went back to some. So really enjoyed it.