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Hanoi: Private Mausoleum and Ethnology Museum Tour

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A tour to visit several wonderful must-see destinations in Hanoi. Starting with the Tran Quoc Pagoda, you will continue onward to discover the one-pillar pagoda and the Temple of Literature, Imperial Academy.


  • Be impressed by the one-pillar pagoda’s special architecture
  • Experience the Ethnology Museum
  • See the Temple of Literature
  • View the famous Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple


At around 8:00AM, your guide will pick you up from your the hotel and transfer you to the Tran Quoc Pagoda. The Tran Quoc Pagoda is a Buddhist relic, and national heritage lying on the west lake. Following the pagoda, you will continue to visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and House on Stilts. The Mausoleum is the final resting place of Viet Nam’s greatest father, Ho Chi Minh. You can feel his modesty when visiting the House on Stilts, where Ho Chi Minh lived and worked from 1958 to 1969. Next, you will be impressed by a one-pillar pagoda’s special architecture, and the old tale hidden behind its construction. The Ethnology Museum is considered one of the largest museums in Vietnam, reflecting the diversity of 54 ethnic groups of Vietnam. At around 1:00PM, you will enjoy lunch at a local restaurant in the old quarter. Following this, you will visit the Temple of Literature Imperial Academy, the most famous temple situated in Hanoi which also functioned as Vietnam's first university. The famous Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple is a place dedicated to Van Xuong Saint and the former general commander Tran Hung Dao. Afterwards, you will explore Bat Trang, a traditional ceramics village in which you will be able to see the daily lives of local people.


Hotel pick-up and drop off from the Hanoi Old Quarter Transfer by air-conditioned bus Experienced and enthusiastic driver English-speaking guide Vietnamese lunch All entrance fees
Personal expenses, tips and anything else not mentioned in the inclusions section

Important Information

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off is included from Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Pick-up for areas outside Hanoi Old Quarter will incur a charge of $5 per group
  • Please do not wear shorts to visit Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum
  • Please bring a hat, sunglasses and comfortable walking shoes

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