This morning you will be picked up at 8:30am for an exhilarating tour of Hanoi city. We start with a visit to Ho Chi Minh Complex, which contains the mausoleum of the nation's founder Ho Chi Minh, the Presidential Palace and the Ho Chi Minh's house on stilts. Close to this complex is the One Pillar Pagoda, whose origin dates back to the foundation of Hanoi.
Then, we visit the Quan Thanh Temple (Taoist, dating from the Ly Dynasty) and Buddhist Tran Quo Pagoda on West lake; One of the oldest in Vietnam. Lunch served at a local restaurant, and later we visit the Ethnology Museum followed by the Temple of Literature and the History Museum which displays an excellent collection of artifacts illustrating the Vietnamese history. Thereafter, drive past Hoan Kiem Lake and visit Ngoc Son temple. Return to the hotel and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
Hotel 3 Star:
Name of Hotel: LA DOLCE VITA Hotel ***
Name of Hotel: The Q Hotel ****
Breakfast at the hotel
Lunch at local restaurant
Dinner by own expenses
English speaking tour guide
All entrance fees
Cool water and tower