Authentic Life Of Hanoi

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  • Days1
  • StyleShort Trips
  • From$10USD

Authentic Life Of Hanoi

Enjoy a refreshing walk around Hoan Kiem Lake and pass by Hanoi Church before meeting a local – who has shown many pictures & videos of Hanoi since 1900s, then witness local life on both sides of the train tracks. Then, enjoy a local commute by train from the suburbs to the city centre while observing the different faces of Hanoi. Let’s discover Hanoi through tour the authentic life of Hanoi

Start Hanoi, Vietnam
Finish Hanoi, Vietnam
Destination Vietnam
Style Short Trips

Physical rating ***
Ages Not required
Group size Min 2 paxs

Small groups

Average group size of 6 paxs

Local leaders

Local food, accommodation and transport

Responsible travel

Make a difference in the world, just by exploring it


Starting at 08:30 / 14:30 with strolling around the Old Quarter; pass by Hoan Kiem lake to admire the peace of city and typical representative of Colonist Architecture – St Josept Cathedral. Then escape from the bustle and hustle street and get to Nha Chung alley, step up on old wooden stairs to reach the second floor of an old French house, where you meet local who has a strong attachment to this house. Engage with him to find out the change of people, life and the deposition in the heart of who has three generations live in this land through pictures & videos.

Continue with a refreshing walk along Phung Hung street parallel to the railroad. Enjoy the beautiful mural paintings highlighting Hanoi life in the old days and the city living’s heritage, before heading to Gia Lam station.

Then, continue down the tracks towards the railway station at the other side of the Red River, and mingle with locals during a ten-minute train ride. Admire the beauty of Vietnam while heading back to the starting point of the day’s adventure.

Meal included: Lunch


Our services include

  • Meals as mentioned
  • English or French speaking guide (for other languages supplements apply)
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned vehicle

Our services do not include

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

Important notes

  • Local trains with very basic facilities. Two daily trains are scheduled at 11:15 and 17:15
  • Capacity: 6 pax only
  • Check availability during the Tet holidays
  • Time: 8:30 – 12:00 / 14:30 – 18:00 
Supplement guides other languages
Language Supplement per group per day
German 10 USD/group
Spanish 13 USD/group

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