Experience the best of Hanoi with the Hanoi Highlights & Hidden Gems By Vietnam People’s Army legendary Jeep Tour. This tour is an exceptional way to explore the historic city, its culture. Hanoi Highlights & Hidden Gems tour offers unique and unforgettable experiences for individuals who want to discover the authentic Hanoi, and live a day in the life of a local. Not only does the tour take you to the top Hanoi attractions, but it also ventures far beyond the usual tourist paths. The essence of Hanoi is found in everyday places such as local cafes, eateries, family homes, schools, temples, and markets which make up the heart of the city. With Hanoi Highlights & Hidden Gems By Vietnam People’s Army legendary Jeep Tour, you can immerse yourself in the real vibe of the city on a tour that has it all. Join this tour and 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.
Tour price: $49.99 USD per person, kids under 11 receive 30% off and kids under 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 of the places.
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.
- Vietnam people Army Legendary Jeep – UAZ469 / GAZ69 . Also, We sometimes use the USA Army Jeep A2.
- Experienced driver.
- Helmet & rain poncho.
- English speaking guide.
- Tickets and entrance fees
- Taxes and Permits
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 & Friday. And anual close from the mid of June to the mid of August.
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. Is the food included?
No food is NOT included on this tour, Drinks (water, beer, egg coffee ) are INCLUDED. Please prepared to have breakfast and lunch on your own to save time for the tour.
5- What happens if it rains? we got ponchos for you, please keep the adventure spirits on our trips.
6. Does the Jeep have covers? No, our Jeep cars are open roof top, so you can travel with all senses heightened.
7-Who This Experience Is Good For? Anyone who enjoys experiencing ordinary life and seeking out new experiences in Hanoi.
8-Difficulty Level: Easy – No experience needed