Explore the Hanoi Capital from Hai Phong Port - Shore Excursion

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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!
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Itinerary Details

Hanoi's Historic Sites!

Your private English speaking guide will be waiting for you at Cai Lan (Halong) Port or Hai Phong Port with a welcome sign and warm greeting before transferring to an air-conditioned vehicle for 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.

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...
Hanoi's Historic Sites!

Your private English speaking guide will be waiting for you at Cai Lan (Halong) Port or Hai Phong Port with a welcome sign and warm greeting before transferring to an air-conditioned vehicle for 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.

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.

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 meet up time with your guide and 

they will return you to your cruise in plenty of time! Remember, this tour is completely customisable, so you can craft your ideal Hanoi adventure!

Important Details

Included
  • Unlimited Bottles of Water
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Fresh Seafood Lunch - please note we can cater for any dietary requirements just be sure to get in touch beforehand
  • Lunch
  • All Taxes
  • Fully Air-Conditioned Vehicle
Not Included
  • Gratuities for your guide & driver
  • Travel Insurance
  • Port Permit Service: For a fee of 25USD/person, our guide and transport can go inside the port, right to your cruise ship for pick-up and drop off. This requires passport details such as full name, passport number, DOB, expiry date and nationality. We recommend this service for safety and comfort during the hot or rainy days, as well a reliable transport service.
Departure Point
Hai Phong Port, Vietnam
7:00am or 8:00am, as soon as we can pick you up! However, this is private tour so we can organize upon your request.
Return Details
Hai Phong Port, Vietnam
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • What to Bring: Sunscreen • Hat • Insect Repellent • Light Jacket • Flashlight or Torch
  • What to Wear: Please ensure you dress respectfully. Knees and shoulders should be covered at all times.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.