This morning, meet 4U Tours guide at your hotel and drive to Ho Chi Minh’s Complex to visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, Ho Chi Minh’s House-on-Stilts and One Pillar Pagoda.
The next stop will be Temple of Literature, Vietnam’s first university and the very first stop-over of any foreign tourist in Hanoi. It reveals the Hanoians’ spirit of studying in the past. It is also a famous historical and cultural relic nowadays.
Continue visit Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi which lies beside the dazzling West Lake.
Lunch will be with Hanoi specialty at Lotus Buffet Restaurant.
After lunch, you will visit the serene Museum of Ethnology, a 20 minute drive out of town that offers a fascinating insight into Vietnam’s 54 ethnic minority groups (Museum of Ethnology is closed on Mondays).
Drive back to Hanoi to enjoy cyclo riding around the Old French Quarters. Then, take a guided walking tour to walk along the 36 old streets for insights into the Hanoian’s ordinary life.
Drive back to your hotel after tour.
+ Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum opens 5 days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from 7:30AM – 10:30AM during summer or 8:00AM – 11:00AM during winter. The mausoleum is also closed during October – November for yearly maintenance.