Let’s get up early and discover the real Hanoi city while everyone else is asleep. This 4-hour tour is well suit for early birds, photographers or historical lover. This tour is also suitable for anyone who like to bike around the countryside of Hanoi and for the tranquil and quiet lover, for photographers, for history lover.
|4:00 am||Start early morning adventure and explore chaotic early morning flower market
Set out for the tour from your Hotel by taxi to Quang Ba Flower Market, the largest flower market in the north which will provide a colorful feast for your eyes. This place may be a photographers’ dream.
|4:30 am||Long Bien Bridge and Be a Sunrise Hunter
Visit the historical Long Bien Bridge built in 1899 by French. This wholesale market which has been located at the foot of Long Bien Bridge for over 20 years will be shut down by 2020 so don’t miss it
From this bridge, we can have the best view of Hanoi and enjoy the picturesque scenes of the sunrise from the Red River. Continuing the trip, we will move through the banana and vegetable farmlands on Bai Giua Island of the Red River, which is the best place to take some extraordinary photo of the green fields and the working farmers.
|5:15 am||Long Bien Market – one of the biggest and busiest fruit markets
Visit Long Bien market, one of the biggest and busiest fruit markets in Vietnam
|5:45 am||Changing of the Guard Ceremony/Flag Ceremony (the symbol of Vietnamese spirit) at Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
Cycling ride through Thanh Nien Road where hundreds of people do exercise, jog, dance, and do morning exercise Tai Chi on the West Lake and come to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum to witness the changing of the white-clad Honor Guards in front of the mausoleum at 6:00 am
|6:15 am||Red River ceramic market
Cycle to Red River ceramic market. These ceramic factories are very well known like Phu Lang pottery village, Bat Trang ceramic village or Tho Ha pottery villages.
|7:00 am||Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, Thap Rua (Turtle Tower), and The Huc Bridge
Come back to Old Quarter and visit some historical sites (Ngoc Son Temple, Thap Rua (Turtle Tower), and The Huc Bridge) and enjoy Hanoi traditional breakfast noodle with beef or chicken at the most famous Pho restaurant in Hanoi before Hanoi Old Quarter becomes bustling with locals and tourists
|8:00 am||Finish the tour and head back to your hotel|
Taxi transfer, English speaking guide, breakfast, bike rent