Dive into Hanoi’s 1000-year-old history at the Citadel, a true testament of Vietnam’s strength, resilience, and beauty. Marvel at the ancient architecture while strolling past leafy gardens and learning about the Citadel’s central position of power, of which it maintains even to this day. Then, head over to the superb Vietnamese Women’s Museum, an essential stop on any visit to Hanoi. Explore the heroines of Vietnamese society, especially in regards to ethnic minorities, war, and modern exhibitions before heading to one of the Old Quarter’s most picturesque ancient houses for a tasty lunch.
After an afternoon spent at leisure, experience Hanoi like a real local–on the back of a vintage Vespa! Your trusty driver will zip you down alleyways, beneath tangled electricity lines, and alongside tranquil lakes, stopping to let you sample the local food scene in Hanoian-approved establishments. Finish the evening at Hanoi’s first jazz club, hidden beneath the gorgeous frame of the French-colonial Opera House, for some quirky cocktails and live music.
Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Distance and activities: 4km sightseeing tour – 4.5h evening motorbike tour