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.