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4 Must-Do Things When in Hanoi

16 Dec 2022

Hanoi, the capital city of the gorgeous Vietnam is known to have captured the hearts of tourists worldwide. The beauty of the country is limitless, even more so when you know where to look! If you ever find yourself exploring this amazing city, here are 4 must do things when in Hanoi. 


Go on A Free Walking Tour of The City 

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You read that right—you can get a free tour of Hanoi! Led by local students, the tour showcases the city’s best attractions and hot spots for visits. Hanoi is chockful of culture, which may overwhelm you. Just let the guide know if you would prefer a more historical approach or just want to hit the food street.

Make sure you have comfortable shoes, as these tours can take up to a full day. After all, the best way to know a city is by walking its streets. You could also ask the guide for personal recommendations, who knows, you could get an insider tip to a hidden gem!


Experience An Overnight Cruise at Ha Long Bay 

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Ha Long Bay in Vietnamese translates to “the bay of the descending dragon”. As epic as that is, it is also one of the new seven natural wonders of the world! You can see this beauty for yourself with the overnight cruise on La Casta Cruise, a 5 star elegant and luxurious experience. 

Here, tourists can spend a day bobbing along the clear waters as you take in this stunning scenery of Halong Bay. The night brings a refreshing breeze to cool down from after a hot day, which can be enjoyed amid the beautiful limestone formations before returning to port the following afternoon to Vung Vieng— a floating fish village out of the four from the bay.


Enjoy Freshly Prepared Seafood Cuisines 

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One of the best perks of the La Casta Cruise is that all passengers aboard get to enjoy the catch of the day for each meal. Get ready to sink your teeth into fresh out of the water prawns, squid, baby octopus, oysters, and of course— fish. The flavourful method of Vietnamese cooking style will be a delight on the tastebuds, even more so with the fresh taste of the ocean. 


Wind Down With A Relaxing Spa Day

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When staying at your hotel in Hanoi, might as well make use of the amazing services offered! Vietnam is known for their relaxing massages, and with all the travelling done— you’ve earned some down time. Let your body be guided back into balance and harmony as you immerse yourself in a world of relaxation. 

With that, we have our list of must do things in Hanoi. A city bursting with culture, history, and delicious food cannot possibly be condensed into a short write up— so why not check out a holiday package for your next trip? 


Vietnam is far too fantastic for a singular day trip! Mayflower offers tour packages up to 5D4N across various regions and cities in Vietnam. Hurry and book your life changing trip to Vietnam today.