Experience Hanoi With The 10 Best GetYourGuide Tours - Updated 2022

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Known as the ‘City of Peace’, picturesque Hanoi has long been a cultural and political hub of the region. Set on the banks of the Red River, this erstwhile French colony is a favorite with tourists given its numerous entertainment and shopping attractions, and historic landmarks that have stood the test of time as well as war. Dotted with many lakes that enhance its charm, Hanoi is well-connected to various cities in Asia and across the world. Getting around the city is also quite easy given the number of buses, taxis, and bike taxis that ply its roads. Take a look at some of the wonderful GetYourGuide Hanoi tours that await you!

1. Enjoy a gastronomical exploration of Hanoi’s street food (from USD 27.0)

getyourguide hanoi | enjoy a gastronomical exploration of hanoi’s street food

Vietnamese cuisine is as unique as it gets and a food tour through the streets of Hanoi is not to be missed! Accompany your guide through the bustling city streets as you head towards some of the popular eateries and casual restaurants. Savor a range of mouthwatering dishes including papaya salad, sweet soup, steamed rice pancake rolls, Vietnamese donuts, and local beer. There are plenty of options for vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.

Hanoi: Guided Street Food Tour

Duration: 3.5 hour

180 reviews

2. Shop till you drop with this shopping and food market tour of Hanoi by motorbike (from USD 58.0)

getyourguide hanoi | shop till you drop with this shopping and food market tour of hanoi by motorbike

Hanoi is a shopper’s paradise and there’s something for everyone! From fruits to seafood to apparel and home appliances, there are exclusive markets dedicate to these items across the city. Visit the city’s largest and oldest Dong Xuan Market before your motorbike guide leads you to a traditional restaurant for lunch. Shop to your heart’s content before being dropped off at your hotel.

Hanoi: Shopping and Food Market Tour by Motorbike

Duration: 4.5 hour

1 review

3. Get a glimpse of the real Hanoi on this cyclo tour (from USD 12.5)

getyourguide hanoi | get a glimpse of the real hanoi on this cyclo tour

Cyclos are a way of life in Vietnam and a leisurely ride through the city is what this tour promises you. A great way to get some excellent photographs for your collection, you will pass by the Old Quarter with its French colonial architecture. The Opera House, Hoan Kiem Lake, and Dong Xuan Market are some other attractions you will pass by. Watch the traders sell their wares on shaded streets as your driver pedals the cyclo.

Hanoi Old Quarter: 1-Hour Cyclo Tour

Duration: 1 hour

29 reviews

4. Cruise the scenic Bai Tu Long Bay (from USD 168.05)

getyourguide hanoi | cruise the scenic bai tu long bay

Prepare to be awed by the striking beauty of picturesque Bai Tu Long Bay from aboard a charming cruise boat. Relish the stunning views of the unusual rock formations that dot the bay. Get a glimpse of the stalactites and stalagmites at Thien Canh Son cave during your two-day cruise. Relax in the sun or go kayaking on the serene water body and also visit Vung Vieng floating village during your cruise.

From Hanoi: Bai Tu Long Bay 2-Day Cruise, Caves & Kayaking

Duration: 2 day

2 reviews

5. Hop on a motorbike to see the sights of Hanoi (from USD 52.0)

hop on a motorbike to see the sights of hanoi

Settle in behind your motorbike driver-cum-guide as they expertly thread their way through traffic to transport you across the city. You can make short stops to sample some of the local foods if you wish. Stop by the Opera House and the 10th century Temple of Literature which is Vietnam’s first university. Visit Quan Su Pagoda, a hub of Buddhist activities and browse through a second hand market. The Old Streets area is a great place to shop and relish a traditional lunch before you head back to the hotel.

Hanoi: City Sights and Temple of Literature Motorbike Tour

Duration: 4 hour

39 reviews

6. Experience a farm home stay in Hanoi (from USD 109.0)

experience a farm home stay in hanoi

Farming is an occupation pursued by a large number of Vietnamese and this is the perfect opportunity to experience how the famers live. Arrive at Ngoc Hoa Village and bike across the countryside before putting on farmer’s clothing to plow the rice fields. This tour includes a ride on a sampan, a traditional Vietnamese boat, to Stork Island which is home to numerous bird species. A cruise of picturesque Ha Long Bay with its many islets and trip to a local fishing village are some other highlights of this tour.

Hanoi: 2-Day Ha Long and Vietnamese Farming Tour

Duration: 1 day

1 review

7. Set off on an exciting tour of popular Hanoi attractions on a motorbike (from USD 61.0)

set off on an exciting tour of popular hanoi attractions on a motorbike

Explore the city like a local as you zoom around the streets on a private motorbike. Relish an egg coffee before a tour of the local market. Get to see landmarks such as the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Temple of Literature, and the Vietnamese Women’s Museum. Enjoy a vegan lunch before wrapping up your tour with a visit to Long Bien bridge.

Historical Hanoi Private Scooter Tour with Lunch

Duration: 5 hour

2 reviews

8. Spend the day discovering the cultural and political highlights of Hanoi (from USD 76.0)

spend the day discovering the cultural and political highlights of hanoi

Stroll across Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum before heading over to the architecturally unique One Pillar Pagoda. Gaze upon the Temple of Literature before taking a break from exploration as you enjoy lunch in the Old Quarter. Cover the Vietnam Military History Museum where you can go to the top of the flag tower and savor the stunning views. Conclude your tour at the Vietnamese Women’s Museum and head back to your hotel.

Hanoi: Private Museum, History and Mausoleum Tour

Duration: 5 hour

2 reviews

9. See the attractions of Hanoi by bus (from USD 20.0)

see the attractions of hanoi by bus

Listen to the live commentary as you take in the attractions of Hanoi on this hop-on hop-off bus tour. The 24-hour ticket lets you acquaint yourself with this bustling city at your own pace. Get off at the attractions you want to explore in detail or stay on board as the bus moves on to the next stop. The English-speaking guide is always around to help you out and the audio commentary is available in 12 different languages.

Hanoi: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour with Live Commentary

Duration: 1 day

54 reviews

10. Explore Hanoi to the fullest with this fascinating tour (from USD 165.0)

explore hanoi to the fullest with this fascinating tour

Know more about the history of Hanoi and its revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh with a tour of the popular landmarks. Included is a lunch featuring typical North Vietnamese cuisine and a trip to a former prison. Discover the charms of the Old Quarter that dates back to the 13th century. You can also set off to explore these spots on your own by asking your guide to meet up with you at a pre-determined time and location.

Hanoi: Full-Day Shore Excursion Tour

Duration: 8 hour

The options are endless in Hanoi

The wide variety of tour choices available can make it difficult for you to pick favorites. Simply choose a few unique experiences that you have always wanted to try out, and you are good to go! Enjoy Hanoi!

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