Hanoi Tours – Day Trips Unveiling Authentic Traditional Culture
Venture into the heart of Hanoi, a city adorned with thousands of years of civilization, witnessing the ebbs and flows of history while retaining a unique beauty that captivates the soul. Embark on a journey through time and culture, as you explore the enchanting historical and craft villages that define the essence of this capital.
Begin your exploration by strolling around the iconic Hoan Kiem Lake, immersing yourself in the refreshing air and embracing the rhythmic pulse of local life. Navigate the charming Old Quarter, where ancient streets seamlessly blend traditional and modern lifestyles, offering a glimpse into the bustling yet tranquil beauty of the old Thang Long. The journey continues with a visit to the Temple of Literature, where the rich tapestry of Vietnamese culture unfolds. Delve into the intricate history, tracing the footsteps of French and Chinese occupations imprinted in the architectural marvels of the city.
But the allure of Hanoi extends beyond its historical sites. Join Hanoi Tours to uncover the treasures of traditional craft villages, like the ancient Duong Lam village and the mesmerizing art of water puppetry… Experience the authenticity of these cultural gems, where time seems to stand still, preserving the essence of bygone eras.
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Hanoi Tours & Travel Services
Hanoi Classic Tours
Experience the magic of Hanoi with Hanoi Classic Tours. Let us take you on an unforgettable journey through history, culture, and breathtaking landscapes. Elevate your travel experience and create lifelong memories with us.
Hanoi Food Tours
Discover the flavors of Hanoi with Hanoi Food Tours. Indulge in mouthwatering street food, iconic dishes, and hidden culinary gems. Join us for a tantalizing journey through the vibrant food culture of Hanoi. Bon appétit!
Hanoi History Tours
Step back in time with Hanoi History Tours. Immerse yourself in the rich heritage and fascinating stories that have shaped this captivating city. From ancient temples to colonial architecture, join us on a journey through the past and unlock the secrets of Hanoi's captivating history.
Hanoi Village Tours
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with Hanoi Village Tours. Delve into the authentic rural life of Vietnam, where traditional villages and serene landscapes await. Immerse yourself in local customs, experience traditional crafts, and connect with the warm-hearted villagers. Discover a side of Hanoi that few get to see and create memories that will last a lifetime.
Most Favorite Hanoi Tours & Travel Packages
Tour Route: Hanoi – Nua Market - Cooking Class - Tay Phuong Pagoda – Bamboo Dragonfly Village - Hanoi
- Explore a traditional market with the guidance of a local, preparing unique ingredients and acquiring the skills to prepare authentic Vietnamese dishes.
- Immerse yourself in Vietnamese cuisine by visiting a traditional market, selecting fresh ingredients, and engaging in a hands-on cooking experience.
- Learn from local chefs and hosts, gaining valuable insights into both cooking techniques and cultural traditions associated with Vietnamese cuisine.
- Immerse yourself in the charm of Tay Phuong Pagoda, surrounded by ancient structures and natural beauty. Ascend 239 steps to Tay Phuong Pagoda, known for its serene hillside setting and ancient architecture.
- Join skilled artisans, immerse yourself in the historical charm, and create your own vibrant and flexible bamboo dragonflies.
- Visit Thay Pagoda and Tay Phuong Pagoda to admire the architectural beauty and famous Buddha statues.
- Enjoy a bike ride through villages, experiencing local life and crafts.
- Stay at Moon Garden homestay and participate in a cooking class.
- Enjoy a hand massage and bike ride to explore farming communities, ancient villages, and historical sites.
- Experience a foot bath with medicinal herbs and taste local products before returning to Hanoi.
Tour Route: Hanoi - Ky Son Village - Duong Lam Village - Hanoi
- Immerse in rural Vietnam, starting with Ky Son Village.
- Enjoy a cooking class, a delicious lunch, and a traditional herbal hand massage, gaining insights into local customs.
- Explore Ky Son and neighboring villages on a scenic bike ride, including the historic Duong Lam Village with its cultural sites.
- Discover Ngo Quyen tomb and Phung Hung temple, learning about local heroes and their impact.
- Engage in traditional exercises, don Vietnamese attire and culminating in a genuine Vietnamese experience.
Tour Route: Hanoi – Hai Hau – Hanoi
- Explore the renowned Vi Khe bonsai village, witnessing intricate bonsai tree creations that carry stories and symbols.
- Discover an antique collection spanning centuries and immerse yourself in local village life.
- Exploring the Pham Phao Cathedral, and observing traditional brass trumpet making.
- Experience traditional music performances by skilled artisans, gaining insight into local culture and traditions.
- Visit Hai Ly beach and admire the hauntingly beautiful Hai Ly Ruined Church.
Hanoi Tours | What About Clients Say!
Incredible Hanoi Excursion - The Magic of Vietnam's Capital
Embarking on a cultural adventure with a tour of Hanoi was an experience that left me spellbound. The tour offered a captivating journey through the city's rich heritage, showcasing the diverse tapestry of Hanoi's cultural treasures. Throughout the tour, the level of organization and attention to detail was commendable. The transportation was comfortable, and the itinerary was well-paced, allowing ample time to soak in the atmosphere at each location. It is a mesmerizing journey that unravels the hidden stories and treasures of this vibrant city, leaving my group with a profound appreciation for its rich heritage.
Olivia Lee & Group Participants
An Unforgettable Experience with My Hanoi Tours!
I recently traveled to Hanoi and booked a tour with My Hanoi Tours, and I must say it exceeded all my expectations! Right from the beginning, the company's professionalism and attention to detail were apparent. The tour guides were knowledgeable, friendly, and went above and beyond to ensure we had a fantastic experience.
I highly recommend this agency to anyone planning a trip to Hanoi. Their professionalism, knowledgeable guides, and well-designed itineraries make for an unforgettable experience. I will definitely book with them again on my next visit!
Sofia Fernandez & Lucas Andersen
Mesmerizing Hanoi Tours Beyond Expectations
Traveling with My Hanoi Tours was an absolute delight! From start to finish, the entire experience was exceptional, leaving me with unforgettable memories of Hanoi.
First and foremost, the customer service provided by My Hanoi Tours was top-notch. The staff was friendly, accommodating, and always ready to assist. They tailored the tour to our preferences and made sure all our needs were met. The prompt and clear communication before the tour instilled confidence in their services. while My Hanoi Tours had potential, my experience with them was disappointing. I would recommend My Hanoi Tours to anyone seeking an immersive experience in the city's charms. With improvements in pacing and transportation, this tour has the potential to become an exceptional cultural adventure.
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Pre-read Travel Tips Before Set A Holiday to Hanoi Tours
Transportation In Hanoi
As a reputable Hanoi tour agency, My Hanoi Tours will introduce regular transportation that local people use.
Bicycle: usually use for short distances or when you want to enjoin the moment of street in Hanoi.
Motobike: is the most popular vehicle of Vietnam people, easy to move in the alleys of Hanoi.
Car: Vehicle suitable for tourists, avoiding the inclement weather and dust of Hanoi city
Bus: A cheap transportation for tourists, you need to look for suitable routes. Moving by bus can lose more time than motorbike and car for your Hanoi tour. It is also crowded sometimes so you need to be careful with your package
Hanoi Metro: new transportation in Hanoi, just operated since 2021. Because this metro is only built in Hanoi, moving will be difficult to be flexible. Otherwise, you can use this transportation as a new experience when enjoying your Hanoi trip.
Traffic In Hanoi
Vietnam's population density is higher than European countries, so Tourists traveling to Vietnam can be overwhelmed by the number of vehicles moving on the road. Especially, The big cities of Vietnam such as Hanoi, HoChiMinh, …To have the best day trips from Hanoi, visitors need to note a few things when participating in Vietnamese traffic:
Avoiding the rush-hour traffic (7:30 am- 9:00 am and 5:00 pm- 7:00 pm)
Don't be afraid when pasting by the road, just be careful and drivers will reduce speed.
Flexible and lean the way moving with the same speech as others.
Motobike is easy to move than the car in the street of Hanoi.
Climate in Hanoi
With Tourists coming to Vietnam tours from Hanoi, Autumn (around September to November) and Spring (March and April) are the two best seasons to visit Hanoi when the weather is pleasant with milder temperatures. In winter, Hanoi becomes cold with winds chill, so your trips from Hanoi can be difficult to adapt to the weather. Besides it, Summer in Hanoi is quite hot, the temperatures can rise up to 37ºC
Cutural & Custom in Hanoi
Tourists who want to enjoy the best Vietnam local tour, can’t miss Hanoi- the capital of Vietnam. Hanoi's culture is the effect of the Chinese and French. However, Hanoi still has unique culture from its 1000 years of existence. The Cultural of Hanoi is outstanding from the old town, old craft villages, old pagodas, and traditional festivals. In addition, the special feature of Hanoians are not easy to know for several days, but the one thing we can know is that Hanoians are elegant, gentle, and disciplined people.
Hanoi Tours: Eating & Drinking
For travelers who want to enjoy the day trips from Hanoi with delicious food and drinks, the Culinary of Hanoi is known as one of the most famous places for food. As the 2nd country in terms of rice production, dishes in Hanoi are mainly made from rice flour with soups and many different ingredients and ways of processing. Besides it, Hanoi is also famous for coffee, iced tea, Nhan Tran, and Sam Dua at a very cheap price (from 0.2$ to 1$), which is a familiar drink for local Hanoi people.
Things to Try on Hanoi Trip
Visiting Hanoi’s village:
Coming to Hanoi day tours, you can’t miss the trip to discover full of Hanoi village identity. Every village brings different colors, from “ Van Phuc Silk Village” to ”Bat Trang Pottery Village”, or Duong Lam ancient village. All of it will bring your trip to Hanoi a worthwhile experience.
Cycling in Hanoi:
With a bicycle, you can enjoy your day tours from Hanoi Vietnam in slow and chilly ways. Especially, When you cycle at sunset in West Lake, you can feel the lifestyle of Hanoians in an attractive way.
Pagodas is one of the most attractive places you can’t miss when enjoying day trips from Hanoi. The architecture of Pagodas is classical architecture and imbued with Buddhism. The old pagodas in Hanoi are constructed a few hundred to a few thousand years ago, so it's preserving many cultural beauties of the ancient Vietnamese people.
Wearing traditional clothes:
Ao Dai is Vietnam's traditional clothes, honoring the beauty of Vietnamese women. It is a symbol of elegance and exquisite, Ao Dai become the national pride of the Vietnamese people. Tourists who travel on the Hanoi tour can try it on and feel the way a traditional Vietnam woman becomes
Hanoi Tours: Dressing in Hanoi
To prepare for your Hanoi tour, Hanoi Local Tour will give you some advice about dressing in Hanoi: Spring and winter in Hanoi have different temperatures so tourists need to bring suitable clothes. In summer, the temperature can rise up to 40ºC. Therefore, you will need a mark, hat, and long sleeve shirt. Besides it, the Winter in Hanoi is so cold, usually from 4ºC - 10ºC, so you will need scarves, woolen hats, and warm clothes.
One more attention for visitors coming to Vietnam, costumes when visiting spiritual places of Asians such as temples, pagodas, and tombs, ... need to be polite and not too revealing.
Hanoi Tour: Safety & Healthy
Hanoi Local Tour makes each precaution to make sure the journeys are safe, enjoyable, and fun for everyone. The company takes the health and safety of its visitors carefully in each day tours, private tours,.. from Hanoi. We advise all passengers to get the most recent information prior to boarding from their local government or regional travel guide agency.
Besides it, Covid-19 in Hanoi almost is controlled with more than 100 cases each day. Anyways, Hanoi local people usually bring masks and use hand sanitizer to reduce the infection rate.
Hanoi Tour: Festival & Event in Hanoi
Tet holiday is the biggest holiday for Vietnamese people. Travelers can enjoy the festive atmosphere of Tet from January to February. At this time, people are busy and eager to prepare for the Tet holiday. The traditional markets are full colors of flowers, with the scarlet color of Tet decorations. The flow of people also seems to be more crowded. Banh Chung dishes, cardinal red, peach blossom branches, and Kumquat Trees are sold everywhere. One more attraction for travelers who come to tours from Hanoi, if you came to Vietnam for the official Tet holiday (1/1- 4/1 in the Lunar calendar), you will see empty streets with no restaurants or markets.
Mid-Autumn Festival is an ordinary holiday in East Asian and Southeast Asian countries. This holiday is beginning from different ancient stories: “Hang Nga and Hau Nghe”, “King Duong Minh Hoang went to the moon” and the story of ”Uncle Cuoi” of Vietnam. Mid-Autumn Festival in Vietnam is usually known for the Lion dance tradition and mid-autumn festival lanterns. This holiday is expected from children in Vietnam, hoping to receive a lot of confectionery. Especially, Trung Thu cake only appears at Mid-Autumn Festival, and Hanoians will enjoy this delicious food with a few cups of tea on the night of the Mid-Autumn Festival. Coming to Hanoi day tours and discovering
Although Christmas is not a traditional festival in Vietnam, International integration has brought this festival coming up to Vietnam. A large number of young Hanoians wait for the Christmas holiday, as the moment to hang out with friends and family.
Top Must-Visit Place In Hanoi
Temple of Literature
The Temple of Literature was considered the oldest university in Vietnam which symbolized the studious tradition of the Vietnamese people. It is one of the most outstanding destinations that can charm every tourist coming to Hanoi with its historical and cultural value.
The entire relic is divided into 5 layers of space, corresponding to 5 courtyards with different architectural works. Coming here, you will have a chance to see many unique structures like the house of stone turtle steles or the Khue Van pavilion - a symbolic spot featured on the back of the 100,000 VND banknote.
Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum
Tours Hanoi not only gives you the most beautiful destination in Hanoi, but you also discover the history and famous people in Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in Ba Dinh Square is the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh, who is the most iconic and popular leader of Vietnam. President Ho Chi Minh spent his whole life dedicated to the nation and people in this country, so Vietnamese usually call him by a familiar name: “‘Uncle Ho”. His body is preserved here in a glass case at the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in central Hanoi.
For tourists with day tours in Hanoi, security in Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is tight and visitors should dress with respect (no shorts, sleeveless shirts and miniskirts) and everyone has to deposit their bags and cameras before getting in. Visitors are not allowed to stop and hold up the queue, as the place is constantly busy.
One Pillar Pagoda
One Pillar Pagoda was originally named Lien Hoa Dai with unique architecture: a shrine placed on a single pillar. Lien Hoa Dai is the most famous work in the architectural complex of Dien Huu Pagoda.
The One Pillar Pagoda represents a lotus flower growing up from the water, which is also the national flower of Vietnam. This destination is not only a famous tourist attraction but also a religious place for local pilgrims. It is seen together with the Perfume Pagoda, as one of the two most iconic temples in Vietnam.