8:00 am. pick-up at your Hotel. Visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (Closed on every Monday & Friday), the Presidential Palace and Ho Chi Minh ‘s house. Then, the One-pillar Pagoda and then you will walk through Ngoc Ha village to experience where you can interact with the local people to know more about the daily lives of Hanoians.
Visit the Ethnology Museum which is the best museum in Hanoi to learn about the customs and traditions of the 54 Vietnamese ethnic groups.
Have lunch at the local restaurant.
After lunch, you will visit the Temple of Literature built in 1070 and the very first university of Vietnam built in 1076.
Visit Hoa Lo prison (known as Hanoi Hilton) where American prisoners were kept during the Vietnam-U.S. war.
Enjoy a cyclo ride (known as “rickshaw”) in the Old Quarter and its 36 commercial streets before attending an amusing water puppet show performed by the northern Vietnamese since the 11th century.
After the water puppets performance, you will start your dinner with the street food tour.
You will walk from your hotel to Hoan Kiem street and try the first famous Hanoi food Nom Bo Kho (Papaya salad with fried beef) then keep walking to Hang Be street to have Quay Nong (crispy cake made from wheat flour) and delicious spring roll here. Then you will get to Trung Yen street and try the Banh Gio(the purified sticky rice flour cake with mushroom and pork).
you will discover this street by sitting down and try some steamed snails (if you wish). keep continuing to the famous Hanoi brewery corner Ta Hien street, sitting down for relaxing for a while and taste some Local Hanoi Bia Hoi with famous Nem Phung. This corner is very exciting to join the youth community and chat for fun.
After have the fun time, you will walk through the Dinh Liet the main food street. this is the alternative option to trying some different foods (if you wish). you will walk to Dong Xuan market to try some different noodles and Pho such as Bun Ca (noodle soup with fish) or Pho Ga, pho bo (noodle soup with chicken or beef). You also try some Banh Cuon Nong at Hang Bo street and have a cup of egg coffee before returning to your hotel.