Definitely, Hanoi is the first destination which most foreigner tourists can’t miss out. You should organize minimum two or three day to explore the capital of Vietnam. Hanoi has the thousand years of the essence of the nation, it is not only famous with many historical sites, culinary background but also impressed in the hearts of visitors by unique Vietnamese daily life.
Most of tourists stay in Old Quarter or nearby. The best way to explore the “36 Streets” of the Old Quarter is to weave through them on foot. The highlights of this area you shouldn’t miss are Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son temple nearby the lake, St Joseph’s Cathedral, Hanoi Opera House and Old French Quarter (along Trang Tien Street).
Tran Quoc Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One Pillar Pagoda and Temple of Literature are must-see attractions of the city not only for foreigner tourists but also for Vietnamese when they visit the capital of the country.
Of course, a food tour in Hanoi is needed for every traveler. Gone through thousands of years and filtered the most sophisticated and unique features of nature in the North of Vietnam, Hanoi’s cuisine has become a special culture that attracts any travelers once they come to Hanoi. Phở (beef or chicken noodles), Banh Mi (Vietnamese sandwiches), Bun Cha (grill pork with noodles), spring rolls.. and more are many delicious dishes you should try. Egg coffee is a unique drink also.
If you don’t have enough time to do some searching and organize your time in Hanoi, a city day tour and a food tour is the best combination for you. Don’t hesitate to contact Swallow Travel. We always offer you the best experience and guarantee the best price.