Be ready for pickup at your Hanoi hotel around 2pm. Climb into a comfortable tour vehicle with your guide and small group of 10 people or fewer, then depart for the local spa.
Enjoy a private Vietnamese-style hot stone massage. Your therapist will focus on any areas of tension or discomfort according to your request.
Change back into your street clothes and set out on a walking tour of the Old Quarter. Stop for the city's signature dish, fish marinated in tumeric and dill and served with a variety of toppings, called cha ca la vong.
Head over to Trang Tien Street to hit up Trang Tien Ice Cream, where you can taste special Vietnamese flavors such as milk, young glutinous rice, and bean. Enjoy your ice cream while you take a walk around Hoan Kiem Lake, then board your tour vehicle for the return to your hotel around 6pm.