We toured the old quarter and really got insights into how people live. Our guide was excellent. We ended with a bowl of pho at the first actual store set up to sell it. Fascinating.
Stefan G Canada
Informative tour. Electric cars were fun for travel in the traffic. Guide was very knowledgeable.
Sandra E Australia
This was an excellent tour. Tony, our tour guide was informative and helpful. We appreciated his readiness to take photos for us (we left our camera at the hotel) and for forwarding the photos to us in Melbourne. The visit to the Thu Huong Lacquerware workshop was the highlight.
Our guide was on time (early in fact) and was very knowledgeable. Was happy to adapt to suit us and he made sure the trip went smoothly at a pace we liked. Good intro and water puppet show was enjoyable.
We took this tour as an introduction to Hanoi on the first day of our holiday and were very glad we did. Finding your way around a new city can be daunting, particularly after 24 hours of travel with not too much sleep! The guide was very good and spoke good English. There were a couple of hiccups - water puppet theatre not booked and electric car tour not booked. The guide spoke to his office and both were resolved. Our experience of guides in Vietnam and Cambodia was mixed, but this young man was one of the best. Provided a lot of information about Vietnam as well as the sites we toured. Never boring. At £75 perhaps a little expensive for a half day tour?
Great sightseeing in the electric car but we really didn't see much of the city
We did not enjoy our tour. Our tour guide arrived 20 minutes late. We started the electric car tour around 2:20pm on a very hot day. It was totally not comfortable and enjoyable. We did not learn much from our tour guide on the cultural and historical side of the Old Quarter. He showed us the silk market , the candy market, fruit market and grocery store while waiting for the water puppet show to start. He took us to the Thang Long Water Puppet Show after the side tour and got us seats but did not explain what the show was all about as
the laungage spoken was in all Vietnamese. Our tour guide did not also personally bring us back to the Sofitel Metropole Legend Hanoi Hotel but got us instead a taxi to bring us to our hotel. We paid 20Vnd extra for the taxi. We won't recommend this tour to anyone.
Is quite bad, no instruction on when and where to meet until the night before. I have to call the local agency to confirm on the time and place to meet. The tour guide is ok but we took taxi to commute between the sites. Kind of funny to not have transport for such private tour. At 90 for 4 hours tour without vehicle, on taxi, this is not value for money at all, especially in places like Hanoi
I am completely disappointed with the tour. Absolutely overprice for what you do/see. I paid for 5 hour and hour guide after 3 hours decided that we have already seen everything so he wanted to leave us at the hotel. I asked to see something else so he took us to a market. The place for the noodles is not to the standard of a 65 dollars tour, so when I told the guide that we didn't want to go he gave me 4 dollars back.
I def not recommend this tour.
This was not a good tour and it was not worth the money the guide did show us the pagoda on the list .