Itinerary Details Day 2: Hanoi City Tour – Lao Cai
A detailed PDF itinerary of this tour can be sent to you upon request.
Please note that this tour is offered as a private tour.
After checkout (luggage can be left at the hotels safe storage) from the hotel the start of the city tour will be at 7.30. We start early because the first stop is the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and this place can be very busy. Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel!
It needs to be said that some of the main sights in Hanoi are closed on Friday and Monday so the program described below might vary a little based on the exact day of your tour or on your specific interests and wishes.
Today we will discover the Hanoi. Some of the more remote sights will be done by car and by foot in case they are easily reached. Joining our Sightseeing City Tour will provide you a lot of insight information and provide experiences such as learning about history, culture and unique architecture of the most famous sites. Some of the places included in this tour can be:
- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex- Tran Quoc Pagoda at the West Lake
- Army History Museum- Museum of Ethnology
- Temple of Literature- Hoa Lo Prison
- Hoan Kiem Lake & Ngoc Son Pagoda
Lunch will be served on the way at an authentic local Vietnamese Restaurant with a wonderful variety of unlimited food to cater for every taste. Please make your personal preferences noticed at your tour guide. The length of the tour will be around 6 hours and the tour guide will take you back to your hotel.
You will have some free time to have dinner in the old quarter before your guide will pick you up at the hotel to transport you to the train station for the overnight train to Lao Cai (Sapa).
You will be informed about your pick-up time on day 1 during the introduction
but normally this will be around 20.30pm.
Transportation: Private transportation and guidance during the sightseeing city tour and private guidance to train station
Meals: Breakfast & lunch
Guide: English speaking tour guide
Accommodation: Air-conditioned soft sleeper wooden cabin (4 berths in a cabin) on the overnight train