The tour starts at about 8:00 at your hotel. First, your guide takes you to the Ho Chi Minh mausoleum (closed Monday and Friday), where "Uncle Ho" is buried. Near the mausoleum you find the one pillar pagoda, one of the landmarks of Hanoi, as well as the Presidential Palace. Then drive to West Lake, to see the Quan Thanh Temple and the Tran Quoc pagoda.
In the afternoon you visit the great Ethnological Museum, which gives many insights into the life of the Vietnam's minority population (including reproduction of traditional houses). Drive further to the Temple of literature, which was also the first university of Vietnam. Later your tour guide will lead you to the old city to the Hoan Kiem Lake with the well-known Ngoc Son temple.
Time: approx. 8:00 - 17:00
Price per person: CHF 80
The price includes: private transportation, English tour guide, lunch, entry fees
Not included: Drinks, tips for guide / driver