Private Hanoi Old Quater Walking - Sightseeing Tour (Cyclo/Food)

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Hanoi, Hanoi

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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We are the AZ Local Trip NPO Team, which was established in 2017. We firmly supply top-quality student guides that are well-trained and informed about Hanoi, Vietnam, based on our 5-year expertise. We are eager to share the beauty of Vietnam with international visitors and would be delighted to show you the best of Hanoi, including hidden gems, delectable cuisine, and fascinating life stories that you have never seen in books, magazines, or on the internet.
You may save time and avoid getting lost by experiencing the real Hanoi with locals. We are here every day and ready to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please provide your email or WhatsApp number to learn more about our organization's operations (if it is possible). Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about something that is not included in your tour.
Despite the fact that we have spaces available every day, they are limited, therefore you should book ahead of time to avoid disappointment.

What's Included

Free Hotel pickup (Hanoi Old Quarter only)

Free volunteer English student guide

No tip expedted and no hidden charge during the tours

What's Not Included

Entrance fees

Personal expenses

Transport fees

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 8
  • YOUTH: Age: 9 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 56
  • SENIOR: Age: 57 - 99

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi attracts thousands of tourists for its elegant combination of modernity and history. One place in particular attracts tourists and locals alike. Known for its peaceful atmosphere and gigantic turtles, Hoan Kiem Lake is more than just a place to relax: it’s the site of an old legend involving an emperor and a magical sword. If you are about to visit Hanoi for a few days, it is very likely that you will reside somewhere near Hoan Kiem Lake. The lake is considered the center of Hanoi, not only physically but also symbolically. In fact, the more you spend time learning about the lake, the more special it becomes. Hoan Kiem lake remains a very popular place for locals and tourists. Flocks of people gather here for exercise in the morning and for relaxing siestas in the afternoon. Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) is a perfect place to sit and observe the Hanoian pace of life. The site is a source of pride for those living in the city, and once you pay this beautiful place a visit, you will see why.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Old Quarter
For those who visit Hanoi with a genuine desire to have a grasp of the city’s culture or a curiosity to travel back in time, Hanoi Old Quarter is a must-go place that they definitely should not be missed by any means.
Located in the middle of Ha Noi, as the oldest continuously developed area of Vietnam, the Old Quarter has a history that spans 2000 years and represents the eternal soul of the city with its old-styled narrow streets full of antique brick houses seems to nostalgically resist the flow of time while still actively trying to adapt to the dynamic atmosphere of the modern city. Visiting this unique historical vestige comfortably lying around Hoan Kiem Lake, tourists get lost in a totally different world from the rest of the city and have the chance to explore the modest but energetic life of the local a hundred years ago, where there were no high-rise buildings, too much traffic or fancy stores; things will get a little bit smaller, as visitors may have used to those skyscrapers and shopping centers in other parts of the city, but not at all less lively and vigorous

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ancient House
Hanoi Ancient House is one of the very few old houses where tourists can have a better understanding of lifestyle and daily activities of ancient Hanoians. This is one of the cultural addresses that tourists cannot ignore when visiting Hanoi Old Quarter. It is now one of the few houses in Hanoi which are preserved and kept as attractions and exhibitions providing information about the culture and history of Hanoi. Tourists get the chance to see rusty and timeworn items that ancient Hanoians used in everyday life. There are also Vietnamese traditional decoration items and souvenirs sold in the front building for tourists to buy.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Den Quan De
Hanoi invites you to discover the Quan De temple, reopened to the public a short time ago after an important restoration.
On this occasion, an exhibition, which will be held until September 30th 2010, explains the exemplary methods used and the different steps of the restoration.
Although it is quite the youngster being only 200 years of age, the site had been gravely damaged by natural causes. However, when it was reopened to the public “90 per cent of the original design was restored”, said Pham Tuan Long, deputy head of the Ha Noi Old Quarter Management Department

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dong Xuan Market
At the end of the network of streets that make up the old quarter of Hanoi is The Dong Xuan market, it's a building that houses a diverse market, than though specialized in sales of textiles to the wholesale, also any kind of item is sold to the retail. Dong Xuan market in Hanoi’s Old Quarter was the first market in Hanoi. Its history is closely associated with the trade development of Hanoi. It is not just a market but also a cultural venue that reflects the lifestyle of Hanoians.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Long Bien Bridge
Long Bien Bridge (also known as Paul Doumer Bridge) was constructed between 1899 and 1902 and designed by Gustave Eiffel, the father of Eiffel Tower in Paris. Because of the strategic position in connecting Hanoi Capital to the coastal Hai Phong city, Long Bien Bridge had to be severely bombed during the American war of Vietnamese people against invaders. Nowadays, this bridge is still alive and used for trains, mopeds, and pedestrians crossing the romantic Red River. Enduring the grim wars, this bridge has some small holes and the Vietnamese government is making a tremendous attempt to restore its original appearance. The unique architecture with the festive life of locals here makes Long Bien Bridge Hanoi become a symbol of the desire for a peach of Hanoians. A visit to Long Bien bridge definitely marks good impressive in your minds.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ba Dinh Square
Ba Đình Square: is the name of a square in Hanoi where president Ho Chi Minh read the Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2, 1945. ] When Ho Chi Minh died, the granite Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum was built here to display his embalmed body. It remains a major site of tourism and pilgrimage.
(Only in Hanoi City tour option)

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
The Chairman Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (Vietnamese: Lăng Chủ tịch Hồ Chí Minh) is a mausoleum which serves as the resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a large building located in the center of Ba Dinh Square, where Ho, Chairman of the Workers' Party of Vietnam from 1951 until his death in 1969, read the Declaration of Independence on 2 September 1945, establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. It is also known as Ba Đình Mausoleum (Vietnamese: Lăng Ba Đình) and is open to the public. Note: The Mausoleum just opens in early morning, except Monday and Friday
(Only in Hanoi City tour option)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Hanoi Opera House
Hanoi Opera House is an opera house in central Hanoi, Vietnam. It was erected by the French colonial administration between 1901 and 1911. Hanoi Opera House is one of three opera houses that the French built during their time in Indochina, the others are Haiphong Opera House and Municipal Theatre in Ho Chi Minh city.

• Admission Ticket Free

St. Joseph's Cathedral
St. Joseph's Cathedral, Hanoi is a church on Nha Chung Street in the Hoàn Kiếm District of Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a late 19th-century Gothic Revival (Neo-Gothic style) church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi. The cathedral was named after Joseph, the patron saint of Vietnam.
Construction began in 1886, with the architectural style described as resembling Notre Dame de Paris. The church was one of the first structures built by the French colonial government in Indochina when it opened in December 1886. It is the oldest church in Hanoi

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hoa Lo Prison
There is nowhere in Vietnam that you can fully feel the creepy and sorrow atmosphere than in Hoa Lo prison, Hanoi. Displaying a collection of famous artifacts, killing tools and forms of torture in the French colonial time, Hoa Lo prison is the best representation of those inhumane crimes in history. It also honors the will of the fallen Vietnamese patriots.
(Only in Hanoi City tour option)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Temple of Literature & National University
Temple of Literature is Vietnam's first national university .The temple was built in 1070 at the time of Emperor Lý Thánh Tông. It is one of several temples in Vietnam which is dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. The temple is located to the south of the Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long. The various pavilions, halls, statues and stelae of doctors are places where offering ceremonies, study sessions and the strict exams of the Đại Việt took place
(Only on Hanoi City tour)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a museum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which focuses on the 54 officially recognised ethnic groups in Vietnam. It is located on a 43,799-square-metre (10.823-acre) property [1] in the Cầu Giấy District, about 8 km from the city center. The Museum is a member of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences - an academic institution of the Vietnamese Government.
(Only on Hanoi City tour)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Vietnamese Women's Museum
Established and operated by the Vietnam Women’s Union, the Vietnamese Women’s Museum officially opened its doors to public in 1995. The four-storey building is in Hanoi, Ly Thuong Kiet Street, situated along the central Hoan Kiem Lake and old quarter. It underwent renovation between 2006 and 2010. It functions as a gender museum and research centre that provides knowledge on the historical and cultural heritage of Vietnamese women among the nation’s 54 ethnic communities. By featuring women as its central theme, it illuminates the significant roles and contributions of Vietnamese women in the historical and cultural development of Vietnam.
(Only on Hanoi City tour)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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