Halong port - Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh mausoleum - Temple of Literature - Old Quarter - Hoan Kiem lake - Halong port
The tour is designed for the cruise passengers who have a short time at each place of visit. During the tour, you will visit the capital of Vietnam - Hanoi where you will soak into the history and the beauty features mixed by colonialism and modern. Also, explore the hustle and bustle of the old quarter which but have still remained its craft streets
Started at: 7.30 am and Finished at: 19.30
07: 30-10: 30: be welcomed at the port of Halong by our guide and driver then drive to Hanoi which is about 160km from Halong. We will start to explore the capital by visiting Ho Chi Minh mausoleum (outside only), President Palace, One Pillar pagoda and Ho Chi Minh museum.
Reception of the port of Halong and departure for Hanoi which is 170km from Halong. Arrival in Hanoi around 10:30 am.
12h00-13h30: Lunch with Bun Cha (Vietnamese grilled pork with noodle) in a local restaurant.
13:30 - 14:30 p.m: Visit to the Temple of Literature which was initially design for dedicating Confucius, then was the school for teaching princes and children of royal families, then opened to the gifted national wide and became the first university in Vietnam.
14:30 p.m. - 16:30 p.m: transfer to the central city to enjoy walking around the old quarter to explore deeply about the local life, then Hoan Kiem lake (symbol of Hanoi) with The Huc bridge and Ngoc Son temple.
Finally, return to Halong and reach the port around 19.30. End of service.
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