Essential Hanoi City

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

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tour highlights

  • Visit the amazing & curious Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • Discover Ho Chi Minh's former residence to learn more about his life
  • Admire the One-Pillar Pagoda & the famous Temple of Literature
  • Marvel at Hoan Kiem (Turtle) Lake and ornate Ngoc Son Temple

tour details

Peel back the layers of modern Hanoi to discover why it is a must visit on the list of all intrepid travellers. You’ll visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to see the famous leader and learn about why he is still revered by so many today. You’ll also explore Ho Chi Minh’s former residence to observe how he lived and how his life unfolded to become one of modern history’s greatest names. Stop off to admire the ornate One-Pillar Pagoda as well as the famed Temple of Literature. The temple is known as the first university of Vietnam – it was built more than 1,000 years ago and remains a site close to the heart of intellectuals and the public as a site of great learning and knowledge. You’ll continue your adventure to the scenic Hoan Kiem (Turtle) Lake & pay a visit to the historic Ngoc Son Temple.

tour description

Visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (closed on Monday, Friday, from 06 September to 05 November 2013 and expected closure for September and October 2014) and his former residence (closed on Monday and Friday), One-Pillar Pagoda and the Temple of Literature, known as the first university of Vietnam and built more than 1,000 years ago. Afterwards, continue to Hoan Kiem Lake and visit the Ngoc Son Temple.


Transportation in A/C vehicles
Entrance fees
English or French-speaking local tour guide
(other language guides are available on request and surcharges apply)


      Tour code: HANDHHCT

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