Our tour guide with private car will welcome you at the hotel at 9 am or 1 pm then heading to the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology.
The museum focuses on the 54 officially recognized ethnic groups in Vietnam. It is widely considered to be the finest modern museum in Vietnam and a tourist attraction in Hanoi, opened to the public on since November 1997. The exhibition building was designed by the architect Ha Duc Linh, a member of the Tay ethnic group, in the shape of a Dong Son drum, and the interior architecture was designed by the French architect Veronique Dollfus.
The outdoor exhibition area is also a great place to see. The most popular architectural styles of ethnic minorities were represented including Ede long house, the Tay stilt house, the Yao house half on stilts, half on earth, the Hmong house whose roof is made of pomu wood, the Viet house with tile roof, the Gia Rai tomb, the Ba Na communal house, the Cham traditional house and the Ha Nhi house made with beaten walls,ect.
After the Museum, the private car let you go directly to Ho Chi Minh complex with the combination of many constructions with historical and religious meanings.
Being one of special places among Vietnamese, to the west of the Old Quarter, Ho Chi Minh complex is an important place of pilgrimage. Ho Chi Minh (or Uncle Ho), the very first president of Vietnam, the National Liberation Hero, was born in 19th May, 1890. He devoted his whole life to the national liberation of Vietnamese people so he was recognized by UNESCO for his devotation. In order to honor and show the gratitude to Uncle Ho, the government decided to build the Ho Chi Minh complex in Hanoi after he was gone. The complex includes Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, the Presidential Palace, Uncle Ho’s House on stilt, One Pillar pagoda, Ho Chi Minh museum and Ba Dinh square.
After this sightseeing, tour guide would introduce about the famous locals food and drink with Traditional Noodles ( aka Pho) and special coffee.
Tour end at customer's hotel for drop-off service.