“Tour from 8.45- 14.00 or 14.45- 20.00”
8.45, tour guide will pick you up your hotel, then transfer to railway station to buy tickets and take a seat on the train as locals around 20 minutes, you will have a look through the window to see many tiny narrow street hidden in one of the back streets of Hanoi and surrounded by high small houses packed closely together, and iconic eiffel bridge from 1902 during the French colonial time crossing Red river.
Get off the train quickly and to be continious with other activity with tour guides.
10.15, get on the ferry to cross red river around 10 minutes. Greatly know that it’s best way (shortcut) to go for the locals as well as business people doing everyday, then visit the countryside, we have a good chance to take some nice photos as well as know about rice farming and rural life in Vietnam, know how local people’s lives unfold – from farmers working on their fields and gardens (wet rice cultivation).
11.15, Take a walk to visit ancient citadel and temples, was the first independent capital of the Vietnamese kingdom and heard the love story from our guide , then drive back Hanoi.
12.30, enjoy authentic lunch with the guide
14.00, finish your trip in your hotel and say goodbye, see you again!
|No of travelers||2 pax||3-6 pax||7-10 pax|
+ Tour included:
- English tour guide
- Tickets for train
- Cross red river ferry
- Entrance fee
- Scooter or car
- Lunch & drink
+ Tour excluded: Tips (not compulsory)
Hanoi Train Day Trip from 8.30- 18.00
8.45, tour guide will pick you up your hotel, then transfer to railway station to buy tickets and take a seat on the train as locals for an hour, you will have a look through the window to see many small, tall houses, and iconic eiffel bridge during the French colonial time crossing Red river, then green fields and ponds, countryside views…..
10.30, get off the train and to be continious with other activity with tour guides.
11.00, visiting Wood carving village used to excel at producing objects of worship and ritual furniture such as thrones, incense tables, couches, and statues. Nowadays, customers are in more favor of decorative items, including the three statues of happiness, prosperity, and longevity, the Maitreya, and animals representing happiness and luck.
The carving process demands considerable sophistication, dexterity, and attention to such minute details as how to arrange the wood grains. The products embrace not only individual creativity but also the cultural traditions of village.
11.45- 12.15, visiting Temple of literature became the examination site for the whole region and a training center for scholars from all over Vietnam from 16th century, is evidence of the development of Confucianism and academic examinations in the past, and had the first 12 doctors and 600 of Vietnam.
12.30- 13.00, enjoy the local lunch, and relax a little, then 2 next places
13.30- 14.00, visiting Pagoda is also a place worshipping Zen Master Tinh, a well-known physician in Vietnamese traditional medicine. Built during the Ly dynasty, the pagoda was restored in the 14th century.
The pagoda was rebuilt on a large scale from the late 17th century to the early 18th century and was classified as a national relic in 1974.
This place is a well-known relic where many national treasures are kept, including ancient Buddhist statutes, large bells and stone steles.
14.30- 15.00, visiting Temple is the official temple built to worship the great physician Tinh in his hometown. It is not known what year the temple was built, but based on the architectural relics that can still be identified in the 17th century, there is a solid temple with delicate carvings.
16.00- 16.30, take a day train again for an hour back Hanoi.
17.30- 18.00, Arrival Hanoi railway station annd drop off the hotel
|No of travelers||1 pax||2-3 pax||4-10pax|
*Included: English tour guide, entrance fee, simple lunch, train ticket with round trip
*Note: If you want to return Hanoi by bus instead of train, it will be surcharged 10USD/ 1pax
*Excluded: Drinks, tips (not compulsory)