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Hanoi Explorer Private Photo Tour
"Hotel pick-up.  We start the tour on historic Long Bien Bridge Yen Phu Street.  After introductions and a brief look at the story behind the bridge there is an overview of camera settings.  We then head up to Long Bien Bridge to shoot the Establishing picture.  Time now to move into Long Bien market Hanoi's biggest wet market to learn how to shoot Relationship pictures.  Our focus is on how to take naturalistic photos of people at work and play.  In Dong Xuan market we continue with Relationship pictures.  The market was originally built by the French in 1889
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Private Tour: Hanoi City Tour Including Water Puppet Show and Cyclo Ride
"Start your full-day private tour of Hanoi with early pickup from your hotel. Then hop in a cyclo to the undisputed heart of the city with your friendly and informative guide. Observe people practicing tai chi playing badminton and doing other popular activities as you receive an overview of daily life and witness how locals occupy their mornings.Weave through Hanoi’s Old Quarter in the historical center of the capital known for its 36 old streets and artisan guilds that date back to the 13th century. You’ll end up at St Joseph’s Cathedral (Nha Tho Lon) whose structure has changed little since it was built in 1886.Stop for a quintessential Vietnamese breakfast of pho bo (beef noodle soup) and enjoy a relaxing conversation with the locals over a cup of delicious coffee — a great way to immerse in usually with sugar) or ca phe sua nong (hot coffee with sweetened condensed milk).Afterward continue sightseeing in the comfort of an air-conditioned private vehicle with a visit to Ba Dinh Square
From $46.00
 
Cycling in Hanoi
"8am - Your tour guide will come to your hotel to meet you and your one-day cycling tour will begin with a short walk through the Old Quarter of Hanoi. You will walk through the Dong Xuan market the ancient gate of the citadel of Hanoi and the Long Bien Bridge before arriving at the departure point.8:30am - After a brief introduction on how to use the bicycles and the biking road you will begin your adventure by cycling along the Red River. Visit the market of ceramics located by the riverside and then continue cycling until you reach the village of Nghi Tam. Then you cross the street which is also the dam to reach the West Lake. You will cycle a little more along West Lake shores which lead you to a restaurant for our you will have the opportunity to taste the fried shrimp cake a specialty of Hanoi. You will then cycle a very short distance to a local coffee shop by the shore of West lake for a good cup of Vietnamese traditional coffee or a fresh coconut juice.1:30pm – After lunch you continue to ride along the shores of West Lake. You will stop at the Tran Quoc Pagoda to visit the pagoda which is located on an islet connected to the eastern shore of West Lake. Ho Tay
From $90.00

Out of Hanoi Tips (22)

Explore The Villages (V)

Another tour might lead you to the area west of Hanoi. Leave the city via Ha Dong town and you'll soon be approaching beautiful Ha Tay province (in fact, you've already entered it when you're in Ha...
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King_Golo
Dec 27, 2016

Explore The Villages (IV)

If you choose to follow the main road for a longer time, you will soon find signs that advertise furniture of any kind. Turn to the left and you'll come to the furniture village. This village focuses...
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King_Golo
Dec 27, 2016

Explore The Villages (III)

Instead of leaving the main road just behind Chuong Duong bridge, you may as well go straight on. Unfortunately, this road is heavily populated by all kinds of vehicles (such as oxen carts, bicycles,...
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King_Golo
Dec 27, 2016

Explore The Villages (II)

As Hanoi is encircled by the Red River (Song Hong) to the north, it is not easy to leave the city in this direction. Basically, there are only two bridges crossing the river - Chuong Duong bridge to...
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King_Golo
Dec 27, 2016

Explore The Villages (I)

Hanoi is well worth spending a week, but what if you become bored by it? Why not check out the villages in the vicinity of Hanoi? They will provide you with a unique view of Vietnam's rural life and...
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King_Golo
Dec 27, 2016

Tam Coc and Hoa Lu

We visited this stone mason's yard on this tour. There were lots of interesting bits and pieces lying around and as well as being a good place to take lots of photos, it was just really quite...
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IreneMcKay
Jun 12, 2015

The Perfume Pagoda 2

I got a little carried away with the photos again!!!! But how can you blame me? Everything was very picturesque and the endless traffic up and down the river was fascinating to watch. I really enjoyed...
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IreneMcKay
Jun 12, 2015

The Perfume Pagoda

A second day trip that we carried out involved a visit to the Perfume Pagoda. This pagoda is situated in the mountains about 60KM southwest of Hanoi.The Perfume Pagoda, Chua Huong, is called the...
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IreneMcKay
Jul 11, 2013

Bat Trang, The Pottery Village, Hanoi.

Our trip to Hanoi came with a choice of half day tour. I choose the trip to the ceramics village and snake farm because the other options were things we could easily do by ourselves. Our very sweet...
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IreneMcKay
Jul 08, 2013

Hoa Lu

On the same trip that took us to Tam Coc we also visited the ancient capital of Hoa Lu. Hoa Lu is near the town of Ninh Binh. Hoa Lu was once the site of the ancient capital of an old Vietnamese...
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IreneMcKay
Jul 07, 2013

BAT TRANG POTTERY VILLAGE

A tour to the Bat Trang Pottery Village was included in My CITY TOUR.This village is located in the countryside and is a famous trade village, with over 6,000 people in 1,500 families living and...
balhannah
Mar 25, 2011

VAN PHUC - HA DONG SILK VILLAGE

The Ha Dong Silk village (a trade village), is in the centre of Ha Dong town, Ha Tay Province, and is the ............... BIGGEST SILK PRODUCING AREA IN VIETNAM For 1000's of years, Silk has been...
balhannah
Mar 25, 2011
 
 
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Indochina Junk

Indochina Junk ran our tour to and of Ha Long Bay. We took the Dragon Legend tour, which is one night. It began with pick up from our hotel (also arranged by IJ) in a luxury van at 7.30am - we were...
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Ancient House

The Hanoi Ancient House or Heritage House as the sign states above the door can be found at 87 Ma May Street in the Old Quarter. It was constructed in the late 20th century and is typical of the type...
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Hang Quat Street

Hang Quat Street used to be the street where the shops sold fans, but nowadays there are many shops that sell items for worshiping such as colorful Buddhist flags, statues, lamps and wooden shrines. ...
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To Tich Street

To Tich Street is less than 100 m long and the name means fibre mat street but there appears to be no record of fibre mats being sold here. Nowadays it is a popular street for young people to frequent...
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City View Cafe

Having visited Hanoi 5 times,i generally like to visit City view Cafe on the 5th floor over looking Hoan Kiem Lake with a nice Bia Hoi. Sadly over the years i feel the standard of service has gone...
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Nhan Noi Linh Tu

We stumbled across this little temple (Nahn Noi Linh Tu) where Hang Ga meets Bat Dan Street, but unfortunately we could not gain access. I believe it contains a Shinto shrine, but outside there were...
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