Mekong Cruises Tours

Mekong Cruises Tours

Mekong Cruises Tours-Highly recommended on TRIPADVISOR offer to Visit the historical Cu Chi tunnels, the laidback backwaters of the lush Mekong Delta and the UNESCO-listed Can Gio Biosphere Reserve. We offer authentic experiences in areas that can only be accessed via the region's scenic waterways. Cruise between verdant rice paddies and mirror-like pools along the tributaries and canals of the river of nine dragons.Mekong cruises Travel - Private Day Trips is a tour operator based in Vietnam, offering not just private day trips in Ho Chi Minh city but also customized private journeys to Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. Founded in 2009 by Three local guides, We are now one of the biggest and most trustworthy local tour operators in Vietnam and Indochina, includes also Myanmar,Laos ,Combodia and Thailand.

Private Hanoi City Discovery Full-Day Guided Tour
  • Enjoy a full day sightseeing around Hanoi city, the capital of Vietnam, to discover culture, beauty, history, local life and especially local food. Note: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum is closed on Monday and Friday so there will be other alternative options

Tour Information

Location
Duration
1 Day
Departure
08:00
Price per Participant
0.00 ETH
Languages
Group size
1 - 10 people
Transportation
Walking
Others
Car
Includes
Private Hanoi full-day tour Hotel pickup and drop off by private air-conditioned vehicle English-speaking guide Entrance fees One-hour cyclo ride Vietnamese lunch
Excludes
Drinks Tips Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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Mekong Cruises Tours

Mekong Cruises Tours

Enjoy a full day sightseeing around Hanoi city, the capital of Vietnam, to discover culture, beauty, history, local life and especially local food.

Note: Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum is closed on Monday and Friday so there will be other alternative options

Itinerary

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Lunch included
  • Vegetarian meal option available Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Instant Confirmation



What You Can Expect

8:30am, ready to start the tour. Firstly visit Ho Chi Minh Complex; Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, his house on stilts, 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 in 1969.

On the way out visit the One Pillar Pagoda. The pagoda was constructed in 1049 by King Ly Thai Tong according to his dream of Bodhisattva sitting on a lotus flower and leading him to the pagoda. In 1954, the pagoda was destroyed by the French before their withdrawal. After taking over the city on October 10th 1954, Vietnam Ministry of Culture restored the pagoda. The pagoda of today remains since this restoration.

Around 11:00am arrive at the Temple of Literature. This is the combination of the Confucius Temple which was built in 1070 and the first Royal National university in Vietnam built 6 years later in 1076. Considered as 'an escape' from the bustling city, this temple and its beautiful garden provides an opportunity to learn more about education in Vietnam since 1000 years ago until recent times.

12:00am, enjoy a delicious lunch in local restaurant with traditional local Vietnamese Cuisines.

13.00am, continue to visit more interesting museums. There are some options that you can chose from such as the Ethnology Museum, the Museum of Vietnamese History the Hoa Lo Prison Museum, the Military Museum, the Women's Museum and the Art Museum.

Located west of the city centre, all of the museums offer informative and well-documented displays of country's heritage.

15:30pm, visit Hoan Kiem Lake (Restored Sword lake) and Ngoc Son Temple. Situated in the heart of Hanoi, the lake got its name according to a national legend. In the 15th century during the Ming Chinese invasion, general Le Loi was presented with a holy sword. With the help of this sword he expelled the Chinese from Thang Long, Hanoi and proclaimed himself king Le Thai To. One day, when the king was sailing on the lake, suddenly a golden turtle emerged from the water and claimed back the sword which had been believed to have been given to him by God. Since then, the lake has been known as Ho Hoan Kiem or the lake of the Restored Sword.

On as island in the northern part of the lake stands Ngoc Son or Jade Mountain temple, one of the most beautiful and important religious sites in the capital. The temple was established by a mandarin named Nguyen Van Sieu and is dedicated to the spirits of the soil, medicine, literature, and also to Tran Hung Dao, the general who defeated the Mongols in the 13th century.


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