Do you want to see the best of Hanoi? Hanoi Highlights & Hidden Gems By Vintage Motorbike Tour is a wonderful way to get a sample of Hanoi’s sights, sounds, and flavors. This tour provides you with unique and once-in-a-lifetime experiences for those want to learn and discover the REAL Hanoi by ticking off the city highlights, to live a day in the life of Hanoian, to enjoy authentic food and culture connection. On this trip, not only do we journey you to top Hanoi attractions but we also take you far beyond the beaten path. The essence of Hanoi could be found in the most ordinary places such as unassuming backstreet cafes, local eateries, family homes, schools, temples and markets that comprise the heart of Hanoi. Join Hanoi Highlights & Hidden Gems By Vintage Motorbike Tour and get a feeling of the city’s real vibe on a tour that has it all, so you can say: I experienced the REAL Hanoi!
Morning Tour: 07:30 – 12:00
Afternoon Tour: 12:30 – 17:00
Private Tour: at any time
Duration: 4.5 hours
Pick-up & Drop-off from your hotels in and around Hanoi Old Quarter. Otherwise we will pick you up from our Meeting Point: Hidden Gem Coffee No. 3B Hang tre Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi ( 15 minutes before the tours start ) https://goo.gl/maps/CjZXKrDtTEB6ViZW9
Style of Tour: Join-in small group, and PRIVATE tour with surcharge depending on your group size, please contact us for more details!
Tour price: $49 USD per person, kids under 11 receive 30% off and kids 3-5 are free.
- Visiting the top attractions of Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple Of Literature, French Quarter, Old Quarter, Long Bien Bridge, Westlake.
- Explore the hidden gems of Hanoi, featuring with the maze of tiny backstreets and local people’s daily life.
- Diving into the local culture where local people live and work.
- Experience the REAL Hanoi as it is what it is, featured with the Good, the bad & the weird.
Part 1: Hanoi Highlights: (2 hours)
You will be greeted by the tour guide and driver at your hotel lobby we then ride to Ho Chi Minh Complex to have a quick visit to Ho chi Minh mausoleum – the Mecca of Vietnamese, Ba Dinh square, Presidential Palace, Ho Chi Minh Residential area and One Pillar Pagoda. After that, we move to Temple Of Literature, a 1000 year-old iconic architecture of Hanoi to learn about Vietnamese long-standing culture and history.
Part 2: Hanoi Hidden Gems: (2,5 hours)
Explore the parts-unknown of Hanoi by riding through the maze of zigzagging backstreet and narrow alleyways and markets. Diving into the rivers of motorbikes and Hanoi street symphony. Traveling with all your senses heightened: Watching, Hearing, Touching, Tasting and smiling. Experiencing the GOOD, the BAD, and the WEIRD of the city as it is what it is. Experiencing different slides of life behind the scene, the hidden part of the iceberg. Meeting people where they live, work, learn and pray. Building personal connections and culture exchanges.
- Pick up and drop off from hotels IN & AROUND Hanoi Old Quarter.
- Vintage Army style motorbike/scooter/Vespa.
- Experienced driver.
- Tickets & Entrance Fees
- Taxes & permits
- Helmet & rain poncho.
- English speaking guide.
- All drivers are licensed and we provide local travel insurance, but we also recommend that you have your own.
What’s Not Included
Tips & Gratuity
Know Before Go
1- Dress-code: Covering shoulders and knees for Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.
2- Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum closes on Monday and Friday. Annually closes from end of July to the 2nd of September.
The mausoleum opens 3 hours a day from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM and 5 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday as well as Public holidays).
3- Can we see Hanoi train-street? Yes, you can, the famous Hanoi Train-street is a part of our itinerary. Though the train street was closed recently, we know HOW, WHEN, WHERE & WHAT to take you in. No train in the morning, but still we see the trainstreet!
4- Do I have to ride the motorbike? No, you do NOT have to ride the motorbike,we provide you with professional, licensed & experienced drivers. Hassle free to sit on the back of the bike as pillion passengers.
5- What happens if it rains? we got ponchos for you, please keep the adventure spirits on our trips.
6- Who This Experience Is Good For? Anyone who enjoys experiencing ordinary life and seeking out new experiences in Hanoi.
7- Difficulty Level: Easy – No experience needed