Hanoi Full-Day City Tour

Private Groups


History & Heritage

Vietnam’s lively capital is bursting at the seams with historical buildings, religious monuments and meeting places, markets, and of course delicious, world-class cuisine! Explore places of historical and cultural importance in this fascinating hub of undiscovered secrets!


Explore Hanoi's Historical Old Quarter

Visit Historical Sites Such as Temple of Literature & Hanoi Hilton

Witness War Remnants in the Middle of This Historic City

Sample Traditional Vietnamese Cuisine

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Tour Details


From $50 per person.

  • 1 person $130
  • 2 people $90 per person
  • 3 people $80 per person
  • 4 people $70 per person
  • 5 – 8 people $60 per person
  • 9+ people $50 per person

Please note – Children up to 3 years old are free of charge, while children 3-11 years old will be required to pay 75% of the adult rate. Please see our FAQs page for further pricing details.


We operate all year round, except for Vietnamese New Year, which runs from January 20th-24th, 2023

Trip specifications

Tour is recommended to start at 8:00 am and finish around 5:00 pm.

Pick-up & drop-off

We will collect and return you to any hotel located within Hanoi City Centre. If you are staying out of the city we can collect you for an extra charge depending on the distance. Please get in touch for prices.


  • All Entrance Fees
  • All Taxes
  • Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle
  • Two Bottles of Water
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Full Lunch – please note we can cater for any dietary requirements just be sure to get in touch beforehand.

Not included

  • Gratuities
  • Booking fees

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Insect Repellent
  • Light Jacket

What to wear

Please ensure you dress respectfully. Knees and shoulders should be covered at all times.

Hanoi’s Historic Sites!

Your private English speaking guide and transport will pick you up from your hotel to start an exciting exploration of this fascinating region. Our first stop is to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, where we will learn about revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh. There will be an opportunity to take pictures of this historic site! Then, we move to B52 Ho Huu Tiep Lake. The lake is an eerie reminder of the Vietnam War, where a B-52 bomber was shot down just before the war ended. The wreckage in the middle of this otherwise tranquil lake is a powerful reminder of the human cost of conflict.

Memorial to President Ho Chi Minh at his Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square


Traditional Lunch & Sightseeing

Vietnam’s capital is renowned for its historical architecture, and South-East Asian, French and Chinese influences can be felt here. A perfect example of this historical architecture is the perfectly preserved Temple of Literature, which was Vietnam’s first national university. Built in 1070, the Temple of Literature is often considered one of Hanoi’s most attractive landmarks. This building is a perfect example of traditional Vietnamese architecture.

Next, we will enjoy a local North Vietnamese lunch before heading to Hoa Lo Museum, also known as Hanoi Hilton. This former prison, used by French colonists for prisoners of war, is one of Hanoi’s most historically significant sites.

Temple of Literature in Hanoi


Explore the Old Quarter

Hanoi’s Old Quarter, dating back to the 13th century, is a lively hub with countless stores selling every item imaginable; temples, religious landmarks and hundreds of motorbikes! This exciting and sometimes overwhelming labyrinth of ancient streets is a must-see for tourists who want to get a sense of the cultural and historical importance of this fascinating city. To escape the hustle and bustle of the Old Quarter’s madness, we’ll head to Hoan Kiem Lake. This tranquil lake surrounds Ngoc Son Temple, which lies majestically on a small island in the centre of the lake. If you would like to explore on your own terms, simply decide a meetup time with your guide and head back to your accommodation! Remember, this tour is completely customisable so you can craft your ideal Hanoi adventure!

Person carrying their wares on their back


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