Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy
Tour Comfort: Budget
You will be picked up for a ride from the old quarter, often regarded as the historical heart of the city, to the surrounding areas where most tourists would not visit with chance to taste local delicacies.
Enjoy a cup of tea or coffee at a local cafe overlooking the Opera House. Learn about the history of the Opera House and the surrounding area. After a full safety briefing, you will set off for the tour around Hoan Kiem Lake, along the streets past some of the majestic historical buildings. Take a short walk to pay a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, then move on to Truc Bach Lake where you will taste some Vietnamese snacks in Ngu Xa which used to be a famous bronze making village. Continue with a scenic drive around the West Lake with as many photos stops as you wish.
Have lunch at an authentic Vietnamese Bia Hoi (draft beer) Restaurant with simple but freshly prepared dishes which can cater for every taste. Usually these beer barns are open-walled and tables and chairs often spill onto the street so you will have a full view of street life while enjoying your delicious food. After lunch, enjoy a quiet cool drink at a nearby café before returning to your hotel.
Savour the best scenes of Hanoi from the back seat of Honda scooter and enjoy tasting local delicacies