Hanoi Half Day Afternoon Tour - SIC

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Hanoi

  • tran quoc pagoda 2
  • tran quoc pagoda 1
  • temple of literature 4
  • temple of literature
  • hoa lo prison
  • hoa lo prison 2

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ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of Tran Quoc Pagoda
  • Visit the first university in Vietnam, Temple of Literature
  • Explore the poignant history of Hoa Lo Prison
  • Enhance your cultural journey with optional experiences: Cycling and Water Puppet Show

Minimum age
All

Language
English

Pickup time
01:15 PM

Duration
Half Day

Culture shock
Medium

Physicality
Medium

Hanoi beckons with a compelling blend of spiritual tranquility, educational heritage, and poignant history. Whether you find solace in the serenity of Tran Quoc Pagoda, engage with the intellectual legacy of the Temple of Literature, or confront the sobering realities of Hoa Lo Prison, your Hanoi tour promises to be both enriching and unforgettable. Opt for optional experiences like cycling and a Water Puppet Show to round out your exploration, leaving you with a deep appreciation for the cultural tapestry of this fascinating city.

HANOI HALF DAY AFTERNOON TOUR

01:15 PM: Our tour guide and our car pick up at your hotel and go to the restaurant.

01:30 PM: Visit Tran Quoc Pagoda located on Golden Fish Island in West Lake. It is the oldest pagoda in Hanoi built in the 6th century.

02:30 PM: Continue to visit Temple of Literature – the first university of Vietnam, The Temple of Literature (Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam) is one of the most attractive tourist spots in Northern Vietnam. The Temple of Literature was founded in 1070.

03:30 PM: Keep going to visit Hoa Lo Prison, the prison was built by the French, from 1886 to 1901, when Vietnam was still a part of French Indochina. The French called the prison Maison Centrale. The prison was called “A Hell on Earth” and now the prison is like a war museum for those who want to understand more about the war against France of Vietnamese people.

OPTIONAL TOUR:

  • Option 1: Cyclo 45 minutes (5 USD/person) around Hanoi Old Quarter after visiting Hoa Lo Prison
  • Option 2: Water Puppet Show 50 minutes (5 USD/person). Recommended time: 04:10 PM or 05:20 PM
  • Option 3: Cyclo 45 minutes and Water Puppet Show 50 minutes (10 USD/person). Recommended time for Water Puppet Show 05:20 PM or 06:30 PM

04:30 PM: Our car take you back to the hotel. We finish the trip!

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SPECIAL NOTES

  • Should dress modestly by covering from shoulders to knees in the public places like temples, pagodas, etc
  • Should bring the necessary things such as: cash, cellphone or cameras, raincoat/ umbrella, sun block, etc (depending on the weather)
  • The order of the itinerary can be changed depending on the situation

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Shuttle Bus/Limousine during the trip
  • A bottle of water/person
  • Entrance tickets
  • English speaking guide

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • Tips for tour guide & driver
  • Personal expenses or anything not mentioned above

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