8.00/13.00 Meet our guide and drivers at your hotel in The Old Quarter then watch and listen to our guide for safety brief things we need to notice while we are riding on our Vespa and where to get on the Vespa the easiest way and how to sit comfortably. Simple signals to use when necessary.
Our tour guide will go through our itineraries in details and ask for any special food requirement.
We ride to the must see landmarks of Hanoi and the hidden parts of this great city which is full of culture and history. From there, youwould see truly how local Vietnamese people live, work, play and pray.Riding through the backstreets that car or bus could not access.
Walk along the legendary 150 years old train tracks to visit a local neighborhood which live only 1 meter on the side.
Quench our thirst with some glass of national drink Bia Hoi before taking a short drive to West lake for the cool breeze.
Continued by Zigzagging through the narrow alleys to the Huu Tiep Lake. On our trip we will visit a local family and have chance to talk to the owner who is a war veteran about his interesting stories of our country from his childhood to modern Vietnam and its legacy as well as learn more about Vietnamese culture and customs.
The last stop is to eat in local eateries and family run business to support local community and to enjoy the authentic dishes where locals love to hang out with their friends. Special Egg coffee cafe dated back since 1946, sugar cane juice and local Bia Hoi.
The sights: Amazing and vibrant atmosphere of the most typical streets that make the old quarter, railway residents, old apartment buildings built in 1960s, Huu Tiep lake and the down B-52 part of the “Christmas Bombing” campaigns. Long Bien 100 years old bridge, special Egg coffee, calm and relaxed West Lake, a pagoda, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum(outside), Hanoi Opera House.
Back to your hotel. Tour ends.