Hanoi Full-Day City Tour Including Cyclo Ride And Water Puppet Show

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Overview

Take your time to explore and learn about the history and culture of Hanoi as you spend a day touring this bustling city. See the most important attractions with a guide who will take you to the Ho Chi Minh complex, the Temple of Literature, the Museum of Ethnology, and other sites.Enjoy the atmosphere of the four thousand year city with its own beauty, not only the places but also the food, the culture, and the people. Watching the water puppet show one of the must-see shows in Hanoi.

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included

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AM: 7.45 8.15: Free pick up at your hotel. Then visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to explore the architectural and historical aspects of Uncle Hos final resting-place. Just next door is Ho Chi Minhs house on stilts and lying 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. Then continue on to the Buddhist Tran Quoc Pagoda at West Lake (One of the oldest pagodas in Vietnam). Lunch at local restaurant.

PM: After lunch, proceed to visit the Ethnology Museum (apply on Sun, Tue, Thu & Sat), the Literature Temple and Quoc Tu Giam, see Vietnams first university, constructed in 1070 - its gardens and well-preserved architecture will offer a relaxing glimpse into Vietnams past. Take you past Hoan Kiem Lake to see the peaceful waterand the beauty of Ngoc Son temple. At the end, you will watchWater Puppet show a traditional performance that dates back as far as the 11th century in the villages of the Red River Delta area of northern Vietnam. Then the tour will finish around 17h00 - 17h30.

Inclusions for Hanoi Full-Day City Tour Including Cyclo Ride And Water Puppet Show

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water (500ml)
  • Vietnamese lunch
  • Driver/ English Speaking Guide
  • Hotel drop-off (in Hanoi Old Quarter)
  • Cyclo Ride
  • Water puppet show

Exclusions for Hanoi Full-Day City Tour Including Cyclo Ride And Water Puppet Show

  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

Infant meals not included

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • We had a great experience with this tour. We were picked up on time by a Sprinter-sized vehicle for our tour. There were nine tourists altogether. Timmy was a great guide, knowledgeable and able to covey the history and culture we were seeing with good language skills. The tour followed the agenda, albeit sometimes in a different order. Traffic in Hanoi is something to behold. Our driver was a master at the wheel. Times at sites was adequate. Lunch was excellent, one of the best meals we've enjoyed in Vietnam. Based on our experience, i would recommend this tour to others. Hanoi is an interesting place, and well worth seeing.

  • Excellent guide. Knowledgeable and good English.

  • First of all the tour operator never communicates and no correspondence in spite of sending emails they never respond. We had no clue if they were going to pick us from our hotel or not, never told which water puppet show we are booked for. I had my hotel reception call them to find out if there is a pickup/ drop off after arriving into Hanoi.
    Most disappointing tour. Tour guide named Jimmy or Timmy was pathetic, zero respect to customers. He talks back and argues.Tour guide needs to know the history of the touring places before hand, he does not know the facts of the places. Gives only 10 minutes for each place to go around and to take pics.
    Our family before going on the cyclo ride where asked to get down near the lotus water puppet show theatre because tour guide wanted to leave for the day he told us once we are done with cyclo ride we should go for the 5pm water puppet show and tells us our hotel is very nearby we should go on our own even though there was drop off at the hotel.
    When I asked why were we put on Lotus Water Puppet show instead of Thang Lang Water Puppet show he said the show was sold out. I told the tour guide that we booked this tour in November and how come the show is booked out and why is that the tour operator never communicated the same to us. We were so upset the way its been handled. Zero recommendation for this tour.

  • This tour was amazing!

  • This is an excellent tour in terms of how many sights you see in a small amount of time. The Guide Mr T was very friendly and informative. The food at lunch time was tasty and plentiful. Overall my husband and I enjoyed this tour but felt that it was cut a bit short perhaps due to the heat. I also need to inform people that this tour does not include the water puppet show or a cyclo ride as advertised which is slightly disappointing. However, if you want to cover a variety of sights in a short time then this tour is perfect for that.

  • Hanoi is a fascinating city and this is a good way to see the various highlights. We by-passed the Mausoleum as the queues were in excess of 3 hours but we did return later in the day to see the presidential palace and th grounds. Unfortunately our tour group consisted of 14 people so everything took a little longer than planned so afte 9 hours of touring, we decided to forfeit the water puppet show and the cyclo ride. Perhaps a little more organisation would have been helpful.

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