In the morning: Your tour guide will pick you up from the hotel around 08:00 (you decide departure time). Starting explore charming city with a traditional cyclo (rickshaw) ride through the old quarter to French Quarter. End the cycle ride in front of Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, visit the mausoleum and the president's humble house-on-stilts. Go on the visit with One Pillar Pagoda and its near-by Buddhist temple called Dien Huu.
You will then transferred to the famous Temple of Literature which has been considered as Vietnam's first university and is the principal Confucian sanctuary in Vietnam. Lunch will be served at local restaurant with Hanoi’s specialties.
In the afternoon: Vietnam Ethnology Museum is one of the best organized and interesting ones in the country. You will take time to get through the indoor exhibitions about the 54 ethnic minorities in Vietnam then strolling at a big garden (out door exhibitions) with typical beautiful traditional houses of different minorities. Drive back to the old quarter to end the day with the traditional water puppet show.