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Tonkin Adventure - Hidden Hanoi w/ Local

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Tonkin Adventure - Hidden Hanoi w/ Local

17 reviews
Paused through June 14. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
8 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Tickets, Transportation
Hosted in
English
day trip

Tonkin Adventure - Hidden Hanoi w/ Local

day trip

Tonkin Adventure - Hidden Hanoi w/ Local

17 reviews
Paused through June 14. To protect the health of our community, Airbnb Experiences in many regions are paused due to COVID-19. Visit the Help Center for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
8 hours
Group size
Up to 6 people
Includes
Food, Drinks, Tickets, Transportation
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

8AM—We will pick you up at your hotel. From there, we will motorbike to the heart of the City—Hoan Kiem Lake—we will move around the lake, stopping by some favorite spots to learn the history and legends about Hanoi, Hoan Kiem Lake, and must-see sights. 9.30AM—Continue motorbiking the maze of the Old Quarter to Dong Xuan Market. Our guide will provide background about the market and the roles that markets in Vietnam play. You can also buy some souvenirs. 11AM—After walking around the noisy busy city, you will appreciate a large meal of local dishes. After lunch, we'll break for coffee before heading outside of the city on motorbike. 12.30PM—We will cross Long Bien Bridge, the oldest landmark the French left after colonization. Here you will learn about Hanoians, immigrants, and the Hanoian lifestyle. 1.30PM—In Bat Trang, we will visit our traditional ceramics workshop. You'll learn how your teapots are made and different pottery techniques. After, flaunt your creativity making some simple ceramic items instructed by a local ceramics master. 3.30PM—We’ll pass the local market on our way back to Hanoi where you can do some ceramics shopping. 5PM—Arrive back to your hotel.

Your host

Learn more about Cuong

Cuong

I am the founder of Positive Tours in Vietnam. We create unique experiences and off-the-beaten-path destinations to share with visitors. I am one of the few Vietnamese who grew up in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, so I am uniquely capable of (and very proud to be) showing hidden sites and destinations in the city I call home.

What's included

Food
All meals provided Lunch, coffee, water, and snacks provided with cost of tour. Please let us know any dietary restrictions.
Drinks
A part of our lunch is our homegrown wine, beer as well as alcoholic ice-cream.
Tickets
Tickets/Entrance Fees All tickets or entrance fees required are covered in the cost of the tour.
Transportation
All transportation We'll mostly travel by motorbike or walking. Cost for motorbike and driver is covered.

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Where you'll be

Hoan Kiem Lake—historic lake in the center of the Old Quarter Dong Xuan Market—large, busy, historic market in the heart of the city Long Bien Bridge—the oldest surviving landmark remanent of French colonization Bat Trang Ceramics Village—outside of Hanoi-proper, this charming village specializes in creating beautiful pottery And of course, we'll be eating and drinking lots of local specialties along the way.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 4 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

What to bring

Money for souvenirs

More tips

Travel by electronic car is an option, Though please write us for exact costs. Ceramics you make take ~3 days to bake. We will try to send it wherever you are (not covered in tour price)

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Cuong
Tonkin Adventure - Hidden Hanoi w/ Local
17 reviews
$111/person
17 reviews
$111/person