• DepartingDaily
  • Days1
  • StyleBasic
  • From$15USD

Good Morning Hanoi

Start the day the local way, experiencing Hanoi’s authentic culture as the city wakes up. Visit a bustling wholesale market, slurp pho noodles at a popular street stall and join the locals on Hoan Kiem Lake for some morning exercise.

Start Hanoi, Vietnam
Finish Hanoi, Vietnam
Destination Vietnam
Style Basic

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

Small groups

Average group size of 10 paxs

Local leaders

Local food, accommodation and transport

Responsible travel

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Today’s tour begins early at 05:30, but expect it to be well worth it! Meet with the local guide to catch the first rays of the sun and witness Hanoi waking up. Head over to Long Bien Market, the biggest fruit and vegetable wholesale market in North Vietnam. No other place in Hanoi exemplifies Vietnamese life better than Long Bien Market. Witness buyers haggling for goods, money counters, motorbikes weaving through crowded aisles, and other dizzying scenes of daily life.

Follow up with a stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart of Hanoi. Pass by groups of Hanoians going over their daily Tai Chi, gymnastics, or martial arts. Enjoy the silent slower pace before the start of Hanoi’s bustling traffic. Take in the atmosphere as Hanoi gradually kicks into gear and the city starts moving faster and faster.

Join a 45-minute Tai Chi class during this ‘silence before the storm.’ Discover the slow movements of this popular martial art under the guidance of a local teacher.

After the Tai Chi class, witnessed parents dropping off their kids at a local primary school from a never-ending stream of motorbikes. Next up, head to a popular local restaurant for the typical Vietnamese pho breakfast, consisting of noodle soup bursting with flavour.

Enjoy some Vietnamese coffee at a local coffee shop for the last stop of this tour while overlooking a lake. Try a sweet iced coffee or go for a slow-brewed hot java while taking in daily Hanoi life at this scenic location.

Following this morning of slow-paced Hanoi culture, an additional activity can be lined up, as opposed to returning for a rest at the hotel.

Meal Included: Breakfast


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
  • Drink a local Vietnamese coffee
  • Tai chi lesson

Our services do not include

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

Important notes

  • For early birds, there is the possibility to also see the unique flower market which requires them to leave the hotel at 3:30
  • School is closed for 3 months during Summer Holiday (from 20th Apr – 5th Sept) & all weekend
  • Departure: Daily
  • Time: 05:30 – 09:00

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