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Hanoi Full Day City Private Tour with lunch

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2 adults
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  • 1
    Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Ho Chi Minh Museum
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by Presidential Palace Historical Site
  • 3
    Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 4
    Ngoc Son Temple
    Stop: 20 minutes - Admission included
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  • 5
    Temple of Literature & National University
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 6
    Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
7h 30m
  • Private Hanoi full-day tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop off by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • One-hour cyclo ride
  • Vietnamese lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
  • Entry/Admission - Ho Chi Minh Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Ngoc Son Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of Literature & National University
  • Entry/Admission - Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Dress code applies for mausoleum, no bare knees or shoulders permitted
  • Mausoleum is closed on Mondays and Fridays. On these days, visitors will tour Hoa Lo Prison instead
  • Please note: From 05th Sep – 05th Dec 2016 the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum will be closed for the annual renovation. Presidential Palace and the Resident of the complex remain opened at normal schedule for your visit.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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peterjnyc wrote a review Dec 2019
New York City, New York149 contributions59 helpful votes
Highly recommended mostly because of my fantastic guide, Chien! He was extremely knowledgeable about Hanoi and Vietnamese history and culture. The highlight of the trip for me was visiting the Ho Chi Minh complex, and I was very happy to have Chien as my guide. I also
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Date of experience: December 2019
Exploration692677 wrote a review Sep 2019
5 contributions
My wife and I went to Hanoi for our Honeymoon and this was our first activity. This was an incredible way to start our vacation and an amazing way to learn about the city. I also have to note that we had the pleasure of having Tinh as our guide! The city itself is beautiful and
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Date of experience: September 2019
Barbara B wrote a review May 2019
Tallmadge, Ohio3 contributions1 helpful vote
Honestly the most waste of my money. The tour guide first took us to Ho Chi Minhs complex- lines were so long( thousands ) Our Guide did not know where to go. He told us don’t worry- he was trying to get through the ropes to cut in and wanted us to do the same. Armed guards
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Response from Van_Nguyen21, Client Experience Officer at Hanoi Full Day City Private Tour with lunch
Responded 18 Jul 2019
Dear F336OXbarbarab, Thank you for taking a moment to share this review here on TripAdvisor. We're very sorry that your experience was not a great one. We have taken serious note of this situation, and used all such comments as an opportunity to improve our service, especially our guide. Hence, can you please provide us with further information about your booking like your full name, booking number via our email: We look forward to your email soon so that we can investigate your issue and get back to you in full. Best Regards, Van Client Experience Officer
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Sara T wrote a review May 2019
7 contributions1 helpful vote
We had the lovely Tuan and excellent driver Xum(?)for our 4 day stay in Hanoi including overnight cruise on Halong Bay. He was very attentive and knowledgeable about all aspects of the various tours/trips and we felt they became more like friends!
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Date of experience: May 2019
Response from Van_Nguyen21, Client Experience Officer at Hanoi Full Day City Private Tour with lunch
Responded 20 Jul 2019
Dear Sara T, Thank you very much for your kind feedback. We are thrilled to learn that you had an enjoyable time in Vietnam with Buffalo Tours and loved the company of our tour guide - Mr.Tuan We are looking forward to helping you in your next adventure! Best Regards, Van Client Experience Officer
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kseow wrote a review Apr 2019
Denver, Colorado54 contributions7 helpful votes
Enjoyed the full day tour to all the great sites of Hanoi City. Traffic is crazy and the Cyclo ride was quite a adventure through the Historical district. Love all the historical sights and also visit the Museum where they held the Americans prisoners. Certainly recommend this
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Date of experience: January 2019
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  • Duration: 7h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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