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    The large scale festival with the theme of "Cultural Heritage with Integration and Development: A Rendezvous of Historical Cities" featured a wide range of events such as art performances, culinary fairs and exhibitions.

  • Visit Perfume Pagoda from Hanoi

    Visit Perfume Pagoda from Hanoi

    Take an active activity from Hanoi to the Perfume Pagoda - one of the most important Buddhist sites in Vietnam. Every spring, thousands of pilgrims come to the Perfume Pagoda to pray for the health and prosperity for the coming year. The pagoda itself is built into limestone cliffs and can only be reached by boat and foot as there are no roads into this area. Coming here, visitors seem to be free from all tiredness and sorrow. However, they visit Perfume Pagoda not only because of their believes but also because of breathtaking landscape of this area. Pagodas with mysterious atmosphere, streams flow windingly through limestone mountains and many beautiful caves surelt make your tour the most impressive one. Departing from Hanoi, you will have a two-hour drives through the picturesque Vietnamese countryside and back roads to the village of Duc for some refreshments before boarding the boat for a 1.5-hour ride along the scenic Yen River. Your tour continues with a one-hour walk to the Thien Tru Pagoda (Heavens Kitchen) and the Perfume Cave and Pagoda. Vietnamese lunch will be served at one of the little food stalls near Thien Tru Pagoda. On your return to Hanoi, you will visit Giai Oan Stream and Tuyet Son Pagoda. Then, the boat will take you back to land for the drive back to Hanoi.

  • Attractions in Hanoi

    Attractions in Hanoi

    Join your local guide with a visit to the complex where Ho Chi Minh president declared our country independence in 1945. You will also visit the Stilt House where Ho Chi Minh lived until his death in 1969. Your itinerary continues with a journey to the Temple of Literature which has educated the royal family and children of the aristocracy or mandarins. For an authentic Vietnamese experience you will enjoy Vietnamese style Pho or Noodle Soup for lunch. After lunch, you will go ahead to visit the Museum of Ethnology to learn more about the cultural diversity of ethnic minorities. Established by the Vietnamese government in 1997, the museum provides you a fascinating insight into the diverse cultures, customs and lifestyles of the 54 ethnic groups in Vietnam. Your tour will conclude with a stroll through Old Quarter. Visit the local Hang Be or Dong Xuan market before finishing by having some beers at pub called bia hoi - a traditional Vietnamese drink - where you will have the opportunity to swap stories with local people. At the end of your tour, you are free to continue exploring the area or your guide will assist you in getting a taxi back to your hotel.

  • Hanoi handicraft villages

    Hanoi handicraft villages

    Around Hanoi, there are at least 50 handicraft villages, some of which are world renowned for their arts. This excursion from Hanoi will take you to some of the fascinating handicraft villages dotted the lush countryside surrounding the capital. In this insightful day, you can explore and shop at some of the must-see villages such as Bat Trang ceramic village, Van Phuc silk village, Dong Ky wood carving village, So noodle village and Le Mat snake village.

  • Duong Lam Village, Viet Ancient Village

    Duong Lam Village, Viet Ancient Village

    The ancient village of Duong Lam on the outskirts of Hanoi is known as a museum of laterite, home to around 300 houses built three or four centuries ago with lateritic bricks. The village has also been described as the last stronghold of wet rice farming culture in northern Vietnam. A journey to Duong Lam village is a trip to trace back the origin of Vietnam’s culture and Vietnam’s traditions. This is also the great chance to explore architecture of ancient houses while wander along its narrow alleyways, visit temples dedicated to the two kings born there, and most interesting of all, chat with locals living in the ancient houses.

  • Half day in Bat Trang Ceramic Village

    Half day in Bat Trang Ceramic Village

    Situated on the left bank of the Red River, about 10 km frm the center of Hanoi is the pottery village of Bat Trang. Bat Trang village, the most ancient and famous pottery village of Vietnam, continues to work today and is constantly developing. The most outstanding strength of Bat Trang Village is its traditional of making pottery. Wandering narrow streets and visiting villagers’ studios with antique collections will offer you the best time in wonderful space of ceramics! Furthermore, tourists can drink tea in tea-pot and cups made by Bat Trang craftsman and enjoy a new and different taste! Also, you can buy some ceramic souvenirs here at a cheap price.

  • One day cycling back to the origin – Ha Tay, Hanoi Capital

    One day cycling back to the origin – Ha Tay, Hanoi Capital

    Located on the west of Hanoi, is famous for picturesque landscape and ancient relics. Tourists have chance to a beautiful and peaceful countryside which might be the last Vietnamese remaining and also might not be influenced by the outside world; such as bamboo scenes, hilly rice terrace, and simple and hospitable local farmers.

  • One day visiting to Conical Hat, Fan village in Hatay

    One day visiting to Conical Hat, Fan village in Hatay

    Just 29km to the south of Hanoi, this tour will bring you to the most famous conical hat making village, Chuong village. Here you will have chance to observe people work hard on every single conical hat. The tour is also a journey to the past, through several ancient villages. One highlight is the visit to Uoc Le village, famous of its gate…

  • Daily visit to Ha Cau Orphan village

    Daily visit to Ha Cau Orphan village

    Ha Cau Orphan village is located in Ha Tay, 40km from Hanoi. This is the home to many children who are currently being supported by enthusiastic and kind-hearted sponsors. Joining in the trip to this village will give you an opportunity to meet the lovely children and enjoy the classroom activities with them here. It is very good if you could bring them school supplies as a gesture of your goodwill and friendship. In addition, you will also have chance to visit the handicraft villages nearby like Van Phuc Silk Village, Chuong Conical hat village, Thay and Tay Phuong pagodas….

  • Full day sightseeing in Mau Son, Lang Son

    Full day sightseeing in Mau Son, Lang Son

    Located 30 kilometers to the east of Lang Son province, Mau Son Mountain seems unknown to foreign tourists and expatriates. With its height, 1500m above sea level, Mau Son possesses a mild and fresh weather which is appropriate for developing a resort. Mau Son is surrounded by hundreds of small mountains with stunning scenery. In winter, Mau Son is covered with clouds, summer with sunny weather, and especially in spring with spreading peach blossom. Tourists visiting Mau Son will not only have chance to enjoy the scenery with fresh atmosphere, but also have chance to join the local daily life and culture of ethnic minority people here…

  • Half day at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

    Half day at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology

    Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a well-known museum comprising a total area of about 3 hectares. The museum attracts not only visitors from Vietnam but also foreign visitors. Since the opening, it has become a popular place for tourists and many cultural and ethnological researchers. If you are interested in ethnic minority groups’ culture, this place might be a good place for you to explore. The museum contains a great number of items reflecting the daily life and culture of 54 ethnic minorities groups in Vietnam. The items are arranged and displayed in an appropriate way so that it is easy for visitors to follow and have a comprehensive view.

  • Visiting Thay Pagoda and Tay Phuong Pagoda in one day

    Visiting Thay Pagoda and Tay Phuong Pagoda in one day

    Thay Pagoda and Tay Phuong Pagoda are situated not far from Hanoi Capital. These pagodas are well-known for tourists because of its beauty, architecture and many ancient statues of Buddha. Tourists are pleased when enjoying water puppet shows every Spring Festival. Here, you are free to climbing the mountain and visit some famous caves such as Cac Co cave. Moreover, you will have chance to explore one hundred of houses with sophisticated architecture …