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Hanoi: Food, Culture, Sightseeing and Fun – Army Jeep Tour

1. Hanoi: Food, Culture, Sightseeing and Fun – Army Jeep Tour

Tour Hanoi in a vintage GAZ-69, the classic Army jeep from the 50s and 60s during the Soviet Era. Go on a journey through the city’s many neighborhoods and get to know the Hanoi of the past and of today with a private or shared guide. Start off with pickup at your hotel or at a meeting point in Hanoi Old Quarter. Get a safety briefing from your guide before driving off on an adventure. Begin by diving straight into the labyrinth of backstreets and tiny alleyways to find out what everyday life in Hanoi is really like. Get an honest and authentic insight into the good, the bad, and the weird sides of the city. Next, drive past and visit the must-see sights, including Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, the centuries-old Buddhist and Taoist temples of Tran Quoc, the Temple of Literature, the historical train-street, the enchanting French Quarter, the Old Quarter, the romantic West Lake and Hoan Kiem Lake, Hanoi Opera House and the famous Long Bien Bridge. On the final part of your Hanoi Jeep tour, escape the bustling city to the peaceful and alluring villages around West Lake and Truc Bach Lake. Experience first-hand how such contrasting lifestyles can co-exist between the city center and the outskirts. Find hidden tranquil spots beyond the thousands of skyscrapers. Along the way, stop at local restaurants, eateries and food stalls to savor the tastiest dishes Hanoi has to offer. Sample authentic dishes with secret recipes that have been passed down through generations.

Private 4-Hour Jeep Tour: Hoa Lo Prison & The Downed B-52

2. Private 4-Hour Jeep Tour: Hoa Lo Prison & The Downed B-52

Visit Hoa Lo Museum, called the Hanoi Hilton by American pilots during Vietnam War, and Vietnam Military History Museum, where you can find documents from the Vietnam War, Indochina Wars, and thousands of years of war with China. See Huu Tiep Pond in Ngoc Ha Village, where a part of a B-52 bomber that was shot down in 1972 is preserved. Pass by Hanoi’s crazily busy streets, which are always full of motorbikes, and then go through pleasant tree–lined streets dotted with small parks and yellow colonial-era villas. Today, these one-time colonial villas house foreign embassies, a university, and various government buildings.

Ha Noi Old Quarter Jeep Tour

3. Ha Noi Old Quarter Jeep Tour

Jeep Tour 1, Duration - 8.00am- 12.30pm - 12.30pm- 17.00pm - 17.00pm- 21.30pm Our tour guide and jeep driver will meet you in the lobby of your hotel for a safety briefing and complete schedule of your excursion. The adventure continues from there! Our Hanoi City Insight Jeep Tours will take you through the twisting maze of back streets and alleyways of Hanoi’s deepest districts, to the huge cityscape and exquisite architecture that line the main streets. Our skilled guides will tell you stories about Hanoi’s rich history and intriguing facts as you go through the city. From the world-famous opera theater to the wreckage of a B-52 “Flying Fortress” aircraft that was discovered in a little lake. We’ll get a glimpse into the lives of the inhabitants and visit lively markets that are alive with activity. The second leg of our Hanoi City Insight Jeep Tours takes you away from the city’s rush and bustle and into the quieter, more contemplative side of Hanoi around the West Lake’s shoreline, where you may cool off in the cool wind before returning to the small lanes that lead to the famed Reunification Train Street. We will stop by a local family and get the opportunity to speak with the owner, who is a war veteran, about his fascinating anecdotes about our country, from his boyhood to current Vietnam and its legacy, as well as learn more about Vietnamese culture and customs. Your whirlwind tour comes to an end as we return to the city to rest and recover on the final part of our Hanoi City Insight Jeep Tours. Your trip will conclude with lunch at an authentic cuisine and a stop at a local cafe known for its Vietnamese egg coffee.

West Lake & French Quarter: Private Fun Jeep Drive

4. West Lake & French Quarter: Private Fun Jeep Drive

Choose from the list of fantastic Hanoi destinations and then head off on an adventure. Drive around the West Lake and the small streets and witness the daily routines of local people from the Jeep. The next stops on this trip are Hoang Hoa Tham Street and the former French Quarter. Hoang Hoa Tham Street is well known as one of the three traditional markets which sell flowers and ornamental trees with an eye-catching display of colorful and beautiful flowers. On the morning tour, you will have a break at a local tea or coffee house to enjoy Vietnamese traditional tea or coffee. In the afternoon you may take a break at HABECO (Hanoi Beverage Company) where traditional draught beer (Bia Hoi) is brewed using the brewery system built in 1890 by the French.

Ha Noi: Private Sightseeing Car Tour

5. Ha Noi: Private Sightseeing Car Tour

Start the tour in the morning when a private car will pick you up from your hotel. Set off for your first destination in Hanoi, the Tran Quoc Pagoda on the West Lake. Take a stroll around this Buddhist relic and national heritage sight. Then, continue your visit to Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and stilt house to learn more about his life and final resting place. Lying on one side of the Mausoleum is the One Pillar Pagoda - an iconic symbol of Hanoi. After that, head over to the Ethnology Museum to learn about the 54 cultural groups who have lived and still inhabit Vietnam. Stop for a lunch break at a local restaurant in The Old Quarter. Once you've finished lunch, pay a visit to the Temple of Literature - considered to be the first university in Vietnam where many talents for the dynasty have been educated. Your final destinations will be Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple where you can learn about many legendary stories of Vietnam. Admire examples of French and Vietnamese architecture around the lake. Finally, hop into your private car which will return you back to your hotel in the afternoon where your memorable experience will come to an end.

From Hanoi: Private Jeep Tour in the Countryside

6. From Hanoi: Private Jeep Tour in the Countryside

Start with a pick-up from your hotel at 08:00. The Jeep will drive you to the rural areas of Hanoi. After 1.5-hours, you will arrive to Duong Lam. This is an ancient village with houses built of unprocessed laterite blocks. Have a walk to visit the ancient Mong Phu Communal House and Mia Pagoda (known as the museum of Buddha statues with 287 relics on display). Leaving the village, you will drive for 5 more kilometers on the village road to Moon Garden, where you will have lunch at a special restaurant. In addition, you will also have a short tour learning about the traditional architecture of northern Vietnam from the houses in the complex if they are available. Tour will end back at your hotel in Hanoi.

Private Jeep Tour: Ethnology Museum & Kumquat Village

7. Private Jeep Tour: Ethnology Museum & Kumquat Village

The jeep will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the Museum of Ethnology. The Ethnology Museum gives an excellent overview of the country's ethnic groups, their customs and ways of life. The highlight here is the large, beautiful outdoor area featuring genuine houses and compounds as built and used by the many different ethnic groups. Following the museum, you will be driven to the West Lake – the largest lake in Hanoi with many religious monuments built along its bank. The relaxing drive will bring you closer to the daily life of the locals. From the lake, you will head to Tu Lien – where the local people are well-known for their traditional profession of cultivating kumquat and cherry blossom for lunar new year. For lunch, you will eat at a famous local restaurant that not only offers you good food but also a great view of the West Lake. After lunch, you will be dropped off at your chosen place.

The Buffalo Run - Hanoi to Hoi An Adventure

8. The Buffalo Run - Hanoi to Hoi An Adventure

Travel from Hanoi to Hoi An, or in reverse, and prepare for the ultimate adventure with the legendary Buffalo Run! Brace yourself for an epic journey through the untamed landscapes of Vietnam, where thrill-seekers and free spirits unite. Embark on an exhilarating ride along winding roads and scenic routes, immersing yourself in the raw beauty of the countryside. Feel the rush as you weave through lush jungles, and conquer winding mountain passes, and cascading waterfalls. But the Buffalo Run is not just about the adrenaline-fueled rides. It's a chance to connect with fellow backpackers from around the globe, forging lifelong friendships and creating unforgettable memories. Swap stories around the campfire, share laughs over a cold beer, and dance the night away under the starry sky. As you traverse through hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path destinations, prepare to be mesmerized by the stunning landscapes that unfold before your eyes. Dive into refreshing natural pools, explore mysterious caves, and soak up the sun on coastal beaches. Immerse yourself in the vibrant local culture, tasting traditional cuisine and connecting with the warm-hearted locals. With the Buffalo Run, every day is an adventure. So, unleash your inner explorer, embrace the spirit of adventure, and join us on the Buffalo Run for an unforgettable journey of a lifetime.

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What people are saying about Hanoi

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 368 reviews

We had a wonderful time exploring the major Hanoi sites with our very knowledgeable, and fun guide! The food included was delicious and authentic. Highly recommend this tour! Ask for Leo or Sang to be your guide for the best experience possible!

Really fun experience, and we learned lots about Hanoi and Vietnamese war history Great guide (Dun) really made it interesting it was very safe driving (Long) Very worthwhile activity

Leo is a good guide. He speaks fluent English and was knowledgeable about the history of Hanoi and surroundings. Will use GetYourGuide again soon in other countries.

Best tour we did in Vietnam. Our guide Finn was brilliant. We took the 8am tour which was great timing as we got to see the morning train come through train street.

It was out of this world. An absolute must do when in Hanoi.