Vespa Tour of Hanoi
8:35 AM, after a quick safety briefing, depart the hotel and begin riding past picturesque, tree-lined colonial avenues en-route to a local food market.Upon arrival, you will have the chance to stroll through the market and observe the local people as they go about buying their daily groceries.
At 9:10 AM, continue onward to see some of the sites related to the December, 1972 Bombing of Hanoi; you will also see the remnants of a downed US Aircraft at the B-52 Lake.
At 9:40 AM leave the city streets behind and venture down some of the most romantic, peaceful roads in all of Hanoi. Enjoy a visit to an ancient, local pagoda where you will have the chance to learn about Vietnamese Buddhism and the country's practice of ancestral worship.
At 10:30 AM, bask in panoramic views of West Lake while enjoying a tea, coffee or soft drink.
At 11:15 AM, go for a stroll through the Thanh Cong Apartment Complex, where you will have the chance to see some of Hanoi's old, unique apartment buildings. Visit a small sidewalk shop to meet with a lively local musician who will be happy to serenade you with a selection of songs.
At 11:45 AM, drive to a local restaurant to enjoy a Hanoi specialty - Bun Cha - a delicious rice noodle dish served with BBQ Pork & Seafood Spring Rolls.