Hanoi Local Tour – Different Taste of Hanoi Tours, Day Trips & Activities

Welcome to Hanoi – the heart of Vietnam, the city of peace, antiqueness, and dynamism. Situated in the center of the Red River Delta, Hanoi is the beautiful capital of a resistant nation being gone through the ups and downs of the historical flows. Actually, they have given Hanoi a unique identity different from any city you have ever visited in the world. Don’t be surprised by the endless honk of scooters around the streets and the colorful street vendors at every corner of Hanoi. Hanoi Local Tour is the best Hanoi Travel Agency with more than 18-year-old experience. Come with Hanoi Local Tour, let your heart be bewitched by the fascinating ancient city as well as experience every walk of daily life in Hanoi during the day and also night time, undergo the exciting life beside the track. Hanoi, from the first shine to midnight, offers a myriad of things to do, see, and taste inside your Hanoi Tours, Hanoi Day trips, Hanoi private tour, Hanoi Vietnam tour,… Take a glimpse of the chaotic Old Quarter to the historical heritage such as the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, The Temple of Literature, or the many traditional villages such as Bat Trang Ceramic, Van Phuc Silk, or Duong Lam ancient village. The Hanoi Tours designed by Hanoi Local Tour enchant your heart with their gorgeousness, and pure simplicity of Hanoi… Hanoi Local Tour delivers Hanoi Tours, hanoi private tour, hanoi vietnam tour, hanoi day tours, and all travel services to Halong Bay, Sapa, and other highlight destinations in North Vietnam. We specialize in tailor-made Hanoi Tours for individuals and groups of all sizes. Contact us now and prepare for your perfect Hanoi Trips.

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Authentic & Distinctive Hanoi Tours

  • Explore Hanoi – the Capital of over 1000 years old
  • Visit Ancient Villages of Traditional Handicrafts
  • Experience the beauty of the S-shaped country
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  • Relax while we handle accommodations, transportation & all other incidentals
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  • Appealing to storytellers and insiders with stories from ancient Hanoi.
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Hanoi Tours, Day Trips by Theme

Hanoi Village Tours

Referring to Vietnam, traditional images will remind you about us, during the Hanoi tour package, visiting these places will help visitors have a deeper knowledge about the unique features of the culture here.

Hanoi Bike Tours

Ensuring healthy, as well as scrutinizing the scenes of Vietnamese people in daily life, get on a bike and take a ride around with us. Let’s go!

Hanoi Food Tours

Vietnam's diverse cuisine is already well-known all over the world with Pho, bread, etc. But believe us, Hanoi will regale tourists with appetizing dishes.

Hanoi Pagoda Tours

The antiquity of Hanoi will surely leave many impressions for those who have come here, from the Old Quarter to the buildings, or even the temples, and will overwhelm you with the ancient architecture preserved up to this day.

Hanoi Halong Bay Tours

Ha Long Bay, with its poetic scenery, is one of the scenic spots glorified by UNESCO, and is also an ideal destination for many tourists when coming to Vietnam.

Hanoi Sapa Tours

Famous for its hilly scenery, Indochina roof - Fansipan as well as the refreshing air, Sapa is an attracting location with an increasing number of tourists in the Hanoi tour package.

Top-Picked Hanoi Tours

Hanoi 3-Day Trips & Tour Itineraries

Hanoi at Glance – 3 Days

Tour Route: Old Quater - Water Puppet Show - Ho Chi Minh Complex - Museum of Ethnology

Tour Highlights

  • Experience the bustling streets of the Old Quarter, where scooters and colorful vendors create a lively atmosphere.
  • Discover historical treasures like the Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature and Presidential Palace.
  • Engage with Vietnam's diverse heritage at the Museum of Ethnology, showcasing the country's ethnic groups.
  • Enjoy the unique Water Puppet Show, a traditional Vietnamese art form that brings stories to life on water.

Hanoi Countryside & Village Tours

Ky Son & Duong Lam Village Tour – 1 Day

Tour Route: Ky Son Village - Moon Garden Homestay - Duong Lam Village

Tour Highlights

  • Experience genuine Vietnamese countryside life by strolling and cycling through Ky Son Village.
  • Stay at Moon Garden Homestay for a peaceful day surrounded by nature.
  • Explore Duong Lam Ancient Village with its rich 1200-year history and antique houses.
  • Discover key village elements like ancient gates, banyan trees, wells, and communal houses.
  • Knowledgeable local guides provide insights into culture and history in Ky Son and Duong Lam.

Tour Route: Hanoi –  Nua Market  - Cooking Class - Tay Phuong Pagoda – Bamboo Dragonfly Village - Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Experience a traditional market tour led by a local expert, where you'll gather unique ingredients for authentic Vietnamese dishes.
  • Immerse in Vietnamese culinary arts with a market visit, hands-on cooking session, and insights from local chefs.
  • Explore Tay Phuong Pagoda's serene ambiance and ancient architecture with a scenic ascent up 239 steps.
  • Participate in a historical crafting session, creating vibrant bamboo dragonflies alongside skilled artisans.

Hanoi 1-Day Tours & Day Trips

Hanoi Red River Bike Tour

Tour Route: Ecopark Complex - Kim Lan Village - Bat Trang Ceramic Village - Sky Oasis building

Tour Highlights

  • Explore a centuries-old ceramic-making village and its cultural sites.
  • Experience local ferry rides and visit gardens and flower fields.
  • Enjoy a tasty Vietnamese meal at a local restaurant.
  • Discover the renowned pottery village, visit a ceramic museum, and shop for unique ceramics.

Hanoi North Vietnam Tours

Hanoi Vietnam Tour Packages

Essence of Vietnam – 12 Days

Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hue – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Highlights

  • Get specialized guides for unique perspectives on each destination, offering deep cultural and historical understanding.
  • Embrace tranquil mornings in Hanoi, bustling streets in Ho Chi Minh City, and immersive activities like Tai Chi and market visits.
  • Cruise Halong Bay, explore Duong Lam and Tra Que village, and enjoy the vibrant Mekong Delta scenes.
  • Explore ancient villages, Imperial citadels, and historic pagodas.
  • Savor Vietnamese cuisine through street food tastings and cooking demos.

Hanoi 5-Day Trips & Tour Itineraries

Glimpse of North Vietnam Tour – 5 Days

Tour Route: Hanoi – Bai Dinh Pagoda – Trang An – Sapa - Halong Bay – Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Explore Bai Dinh Pagoda, Trang An, Sapa's ethnic villages, and Halong Bay's stunning landscapes.
  • Trek through Sapa's valleys, visit Cat Cat, Sin Chai, Y Linh Ho, Lao Chai, and Ta Van villages.
  • Enjoy picturesque train journeys between Hanoi and Lao Cai.
  • Cruise among limestone islands, explore Sung Sot Cave, kayak, and relax on Titov Island.
  • Try on traditional costumes, immerse in local cultures, and relax at serene spots.

Tour Route: Hanoi – Ba Be – Ban Gioc – Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Swap bustling Hanoi for the tranquility of Ba Be National Park.
  • Marvel at the grandeur of Ban Gioc Waterfall, the largest natural waterfall in Southeast Asia.
  • Engage with the local Tay Ninh community, gaining insights into their way of life as they live and farm along the banks of Ba Be Lake.
  • Traverse the mystical Hua Ma Cave and Nguom Ngao Cave.
  • Embark on scenic treks, witnessing the beauty of rice terraces, serene villages, and the captivating landscapes of Cao Bang Province.

Tour Route: Hanoi – Ha Giang – Bac Kan – Hanoi

Tour Highlights

  • Explore the breathtaking landscapes of Ha Giang, including Dong Van Rocky Plateau, Meo Vac, Ma Pi Leng Pass.
  • Immerse yourself in the vibrant cultures of the Dao, H'mong, Tay, and Nung ethnic minorities.
  • Enjoy panoramic views from Quan Ba Pass and Lung Cu flagpole, taking in the majestic surroundings of the region's karst formations.
  • Experience the local lifestyle through visits to ethnic markets, witnessing their traditional practices.
  • Cruise Ba Be Lake is the largest natural lake in Vietnam.

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Hanoi Vietnam Tour Packages

Highlights of Vietnam – 20 Days

Tour Route: Hanoi - Sapa - Halong Bay - Hue - Hoi An - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Cu Chi Tunnels - Mekong Delta

Tour Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in diverse cultures from ethnic tribes in Sapa to the bustling cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Explore the breathtaking landscapes of Halong Bay and the Mekong Delta.
  • Visit significant historical sites like the Cu Chi Tunnels and Hue's Citadel.
  • Engage with local life at markets, temples, and traditional villages.
  • Savor authentic Vietnamese cuisine and participate in cooking classes.

Hanoi Vietnam Tour Packages

Amazing Vietnam Tour – 15 Days

Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hue – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta – Cu Chi Tunnels

Tour Highlights

  • Experience diverse cultural sites in Hanoi, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City.
  • Cruise through the stunning landscapes of Bai Tu Long Bay and witnessing Vietnam's diverse natural beauty.
  • Engage in a hands-on cooking class in Hoi An and experience the art of Vietnamese cuisine.
  • Uncover Vietnam's history through visits to significant sites such as the Cu Chi Tunnels, War Remnants Museum, and Imperial Citadel.
  • Immerse yourself in the daily lives of locals with a homestay experience in the Mekong Delta.

Hanoi Vietnam Tour Packages

Essence of Vietnam – 12 Days

Tour Route: Hanoi – Halong Bay – Hue – Hoi An – Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Highlights

  • Get specialized guides for unique perspectives on each destination, offering deep cultural and historical understanding.
  • Embrace tranquil mornings in Hanoi, bustling streets in Ho Chi Minh City, and immersive activities like Tai Chi and market visits.
  • Cruise Halong Bay, explore Duong Lam and Tra Que village, and enjoy the vibrant Mekong Delta scenes.
  • Explore ancient villages, Imperial citadels, and historic pagodas.
  • Savor Vietnamese cuisine through street food tastings and cooking demos.

Hanoi Vietnam Tour Packages

A Glance of Vietnam – 11 Days

Tour Route: Hanoi - Cat Ba Island - Hue - Hoi An - Phan Rang - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Tour Highlights

  • Indulge in Vietnamese cuisine, including iconic dishes like Pho and Banh Mi, as well as fresh seafood along the coast.
  • Experience the stunning landscapes of Halong Bay, Cat Ba Island, and the coastal beauty of Phan Rang.
  • Immerse yourself in local life as you explore bustling markets and interact with locals in each destination.
  • Discover the vibrant city life of Ho Chi Minh City, where you'll explore historic sites and savor the bustling street food scene.

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Transportation In Hanoi

As a reputable Hanoi tour agency, Hanoi Local Tour 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.
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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.
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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

  • Visiting Pagodas:

    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 

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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.

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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.

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Hanoi Tour: Festival & Event in Hanoi

  • Tet holiday:

    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:

    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

  • Christmas:

    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.

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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.