Located in the center of the North of Viet Nam, and as the cultural-economic-political center of the whole country, Ha Noi is the capital of Vietnam. Throughout the thousand years of its eventful history, Ha Noi had marked by destructions, wars and natural calamities. Ha Noi had still preserved many ancient architectural works including the Old Quarter and over 600 pagodas and temples. The famous sites in Ha Noi include the One Pillar Pagoda (built in 1049), the Temple of Literature (built in 1070), Ha Noi Opera House, and the President Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum … Let take full day to join with us to explore Ha Noi City.
At 8:00, you will be picked up at your hotel and travel to the Ho Chi Minh Complex, which includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum – the final resting place of the beloved national hero, Uncle Ho – and President Ho Chi Minh’s stilt house where he lived off and on from 1958 to 1969.At 9.30: we will visit the One Pillar Pagoda. This Pagoda is actually a group of structures that collectively make up a pagoda built over the water in the middle of a square lake.After that, you will have a chance to explore the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the shore of West lake, and to go into the Temple of literature which was Vietnam’s first university and was dedicated to Confucius.12.30: you will have lunch at the restaurant in the Old Quarter, and then continue to visit Hoan Kiem Lake – the heart and soul of Hanoi.OPTION 1: TUE, THU, SAT, SUNYou will stop at the Museum of Ethnology. This superb Museum shows the depth of Vietnamese cultural diversity with an astounding collection of 15,000 artifacts gathered from throughout Vietnam. Maps, displays and dioramas are labelled by Vietnamese, French and English. Displays portray a typical village market where makes of comical hats, and a Tay shamanic ceremony; videos show the real thing. You can also check out a traditional Black Thai house reconstructed in the museum. There is also a center for research and conservation where scientists from all over the world study traditional Vietnamese cultures.OPTION 2: MON, WED, FRIYou will depart for Bat Trang ceramic village which is about 20 km away from Ha Noi. This is pottery village with a long historic development.Finally, about 15.30 – 16.00, you will be taken back to your hotel in Ha Noi City, after a long interesting tour.