- See where Ho Chi Minh lived, worked and declared national independence.
- Run on oldest streets of Hanoi’s Old Quater and see French colonial buildings.
- Explore the country’s first university at the Temple of Literature.
- Lunch at a local restaurant, eating some the best Hanoi food.
- Making a ceramic product by yourself.
- Stop on the best ancient bridge of Hanoi, Long Bien Bridge.
Tour style: Local Life & Culture, Heritage & History
Group size: Maximum 6 motorcycles, and 12 pax (riders & pillions).
Total kilometers: 80 km
Motorcycle: Honda wave 110cc or Yamaha Nouvo 125cc (details about Our Motorbikes)
Duration: 1 day
Tips for tourist: when you go to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the Pagodas, the temples, you should wear clothing covering legs and shoulders.
What will you have experience in Hanoi city tour?
We will take you to visit the most unique landscapes in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, and One pillar pagoda, Temple of Literature, and etc. Besides, with easy transportation by motorcycle, we will drive you through the small streets of the capital; experience firsthand the bustling life of Hanoi people. Through the busy streets, you will stop at the Hoan Kiem Lake. You can sit under the trees, listening to our guide talk about the history of the place. After visiting all the prominent places in the city, you will pass the Red River, drive on the streets of the village to come the ancient pottery village (Bat Trang village). Firsthand see the daily work of the people, learn the process of making famous ceramic products. You are free to create and spend ceramic gift meaningful for your loved ones.
Itinerary: Hanoi city motorcycle tour
1. Hanoi Motorcycle tour (~50 km)
8:00 Tour guide of Motorbike Tours Vietnam will pick you up at your hotel; taking you to the garage. In garage, Tour Guide will teach you how to control motorcycle, give you a few notes when driving in Hanoi.
When you are ready, we will go to the Tran Quoc Pagoda, an ancient sacred temple, it has a long life in Hanoi. You will step slowly into pagoda’s garden, feel the fresh air from West lake (biggest lake in Hanoi). After visiting the Pagoda, you will drive to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, walking around the streets full of shade, watching the old houses was built in France, step on Stilt House – Ho Chi Minh moved from House 54 to the Stilt House in 1958, and worked and lived there until his death in 1969. One Pillar Pagoda – a unique wooden structure originally built in 1049 by Emperor Ly Thai Thong. The current structure is a replica of the original.
Continuing on our Hanoi tour through the city we drive to the Temple of Literature (Van Mieu Quoc Tu Giam), with about 10 minutes riding. It was built in 1070 under Ly King Dynasty, and a university was added to the grounds six years later. Here you will know about Confucianism, the best Vietnamese scholar.
12:30: Tour guide will take you to a local restaurant of Hanoi, there is a restaurant that many people regularly go eating. You will discover the unique culinary flavors of Hanoi, Bun Cha dish.
After lunch, we visit the French Quarter with many projects designed and built in France, listening to guided introduction about the Opera House, Hoan Kiem Lake. Afternoon, we ignore the noise of the city, the tour guide will lead you drive through the village roads going to Bat Trang village (famous ceramic village). Learn about the process of making ceramic products, you can also create your own products.
16:30 When you have a product for yourself, we will come back city and stop on the Long Bien bridge (it was built in 1898 and run in 1902). Hunting sunset if weather conditions are appropriate.
Late afternoon, you back to the hotel, ending tour.