Full-moon Festival (also called Mid-Autumn Festival) is one of the biggest festivals in the Lunar Calendar of many Asia countries, including Vietnam. Mid-Autumn Festival was originally celebrated for children but it has now eagerly waited by all people who love children and enjoy the fullest moon beauty. Our half-day Hanoi city tour during Vietnamese Mid-Autumn days is specially customized to introduce you the unique cultural values of one of the biggest festivals in Vietnam through its fascinating activities and experience. Join this exclusive City Insight’s tour, you not only have chance to wander along the colorful Hanoi streets but know how the artisans work with diligence and cleverness to prepare for Mid-Autumn Festival as well. Let’s discover the rare traditional values which are being still preserved at great effort when Hanoi is on the way of fast modernization.
Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel in Hanoi downtown at 14:00. You will then head to visit an artisan who is the only person with her family in Hanoi’s vicinity preserving traditional star-shaped lantern making. Discussing the traditional stories behind and learning to make your own star-shaped lantern as a souvenir will make your trip truly unforgettable.
The next stop-off of your city discovery tour is one of the rare traditional mooncake bakeries in Hanoi. You have chance to taste the steaming hot flavor of the traditional mooncake and understand the differences between traditional and modern mooncake making since the mooncake production has been industrialized and changed rapidly in recent years.
Afterwards, you will wander through the hustle and bustle Hanoi streets filling with sounds, colours and light preparing for Mid-Autumn Festival and buy a small gift for yourself.
Finally, you will stop at an unique café in Hanoi Old Quarter. You have relaxing time enjoying the traditional Vietnamese mooncakes and learn more about Hanoi cultural values when watching the daily life of locals. You will come back to your hotel in the late night.
- Free Vietnam Visa Intivation letter.
- Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services.
- Travel in an appropriate private air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced safe driver.
- The services of experienced English-speaking guides as indicated in the itinerary
- All sightseeing tickets.
- VAT and other taxes
- 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
- International flight tickets and airport tax.
- Lunches and dinners, except as specified above.
- Drinks, gratuities and personal expenses.
- Travel insurance
- Surcharges for Peak seasons (if any)
- Vietnam visa stamp fee
- Other services not mentioned above.