General

08h00 – 08h30 aa Our tour guide pick you up at your suggested places around Hanoi Old Quarter.
Firstly visit Ho Chi Minh Complex: Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his house on stilt, the botanical garden and
the Presidential palace while learning about his life and revolutionary activities.
This used to be the residence of the Governor of Indochina. After 1954 it was named the Presidential Palace and became the place where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked until he passed away in1969. On the way out visit One Pillar Pagoda. The pagoda was
constructed in 1049 by King Ly Thai Tong according to his dream of Bodhisattva seating on a lotus flower and led
him to the pagoda.
Note:
(Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Monday and Friday so we will visit Vietnam museum of ethnology: this
museum offer informative and well-documented display on the country’s 54 ethnic groups, include elaborate and
colorful hill-tribe costumes, weaving designs, musical instruments, fishing implements, work tools and other
functional objects.)
10h00: we will visit the Temple of Literature. This is the combination of the Confucius Temple worshiping Confucius which was built in 1070 and the first Royal National university in Vietnam built 6 years later in 1076.
10h45: The next destination of Tran Quoc Pagoda located by the dazzling West Lake will give you a real look at one of the picturesque attractions in Hanoi formed by a harmonious architecture taking advantage of the watery landscape
11h30: The bus bring you go to Bach Dang wharf and then, we get on boat to start your Red River Boat trip.
Leaving the noisy sounds of city, you will be immersed yourself in the rural beauty of Vietnam’s village along the river banks with sandy beaches and the unlimited green corn field. Relax and have lunch at restaurant on boat. Cruising bring you Explore daily life of traditional ceramics village of Bat Trang. It is the most famous and long-standing pottery village in Vietnam with a nearly 1000 years old historic development. You can see lots of the pottery
and ceramic showrooms scattering all over the village, visit a small family factory to see how the artisans form, paint and glaze with unique products made by skillful hands of the artists in harmony with the soil’s spirit and even have a chance to practice your talent with wet clay and a mould. You should buy some traditional ceramic products; sophisticated bowl sets and vases with blue and white enamels and new shades and finishes matching modern styles are the good choices for you.
16h30: Back to wharf and say goodbye to the captain. Tour ends.
Price: 55USD/per person
Tour Includes:
Boat trip
Pick up/drop off by air-conditioned bus.
English speaking guide.
All entrance fees and sight seeing
Vietnamese Lunch
Water on the bus
Tour Excludes:
Beverages
Travel insurance
Tips and others not clearly mentioned above.
Children Rates:
Free of charge for children under 4 years.
From 5 to 7 years is 50% of adult’s rate.
Full charge for the child over 8 years old.
The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels
and operating conditions.
Special request (diet or vegetarian,…) should be sent before
your departure date.
The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels
and operating conditions.

Available departures

Tours everyday at 8 AM Vihicle: Shuttle bus + bamboo boat Tour starts & finishes at your hotels/ hostel in Hanoi Old Quarter Private tours available for groups/ family

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