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Half-Day Hanoi City Tour: Train Street & Hidden Gems

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Get a feel of Hanoi's local culture while seeing the city's highlights and mingling with the locals on this private half-day tour. Have the one in a life time experience catching the train street pass by right in front of you.

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  • Participate in this comprehensive private tour of the city
  • Enjoy a cup of coffee while watching the train pass by
  • Visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum and the One Pillar Pagoda
  • See the Temple of Literature, Vietnam's first university
  • Marvel at the Tran Quoc Pagoda, the oldest pagoda in Hanoi


Explore Hanoi and see its highlights on a morning or afternoon city tour by van. Discover the famous destinations such as Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Hoa Lo Prison and also the hidden corners around Hanoi like Ma May Ancient House, Hang Buom Culture and Arts Center, and most especially the Train Street. Begin your tour at the Ancient House and wonder at the old style 19th century architecture. Then head to Hang Buom Culture and Arts Center, with variety series of exhibitions to honor Hanoi contemporary artists. A unique experience for those who loves art and beauty Next, we head to Hoa Lo Prison, a place held prisoners who were agitating for independence, often subject to torture and execution. On the way to the Ho Chi Minh Complex, an important place for the Vietnamese. The complex is a traffic-free area full of botanical gardens, monuments, memorials and pagodas. Stop outside Ba Dinh Square and take a look outside the mausoleum, then continue to explore the One Pillar Pagoda. (Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays, and for at least 2 months (June 15-August 15) for annual maintenance but you can still take pictures of the Mausoleum and walk around the area) Our last destination is the famous train street! Order yourself a cup of coffee while watching the train pass by right in front of your face! It's a life time experience that you will never forget that thrill rush feeling. Sometime the train schedule might be delayed so if you're lucky enough, you'll get to see the train. (The itinerary may change due to weather and operating conditions)


Pick-up and drop off at hotels in the Old Quarter Private English speaking local guide Private transfer during the tour Entrance fees 1 drink at the train street

Important Information

  • The Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays
  • The Ho Chi Minh museum is closed in the afternoons on Fridays
  • This trip includes visits to temples/pagodas and Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, travelers wearing shorts and miniskirts will not be allowed to enter
  • Tour program is subject to change due to weather and operating conditions

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