Meal(s) Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodations: Sofitel Legend Metropole
Breakfast at the Resort
Fuel up on one last buffet breakfast at the resort before your morning flight to the grand dame of Asia and capital of Vietnam—Hanoi!
Fly to Hanoi
Arrive in the exciting city of Hanoi. At one time a French colonial city, Hanoi fuses East and West to create a dynamic metropolis that draws visitors from all over the world. With its friendly people, engaging architecture and rich history, Hanoi is utterly unforgettable!
Lunch at KOTO
Choose your meal from an à la carte menu at this non-profit restaurant that's been changing lives in Hanoi for about 15 years. Through its training programs, KOTO—Know One, Teach One—transforms street kids into restaurant professionals, giving them the job skills they need to be successful, productive individuals. Enjoy a hearty lunch at this restaurant that's taking a bite out of poverty.
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
This museum celebrates the 54 ethnic groups that comprise Vietnam's culture as well as the nation's scientific and technical progress. A local guide introduces your to some of the priceless antiquities, artifacts, costumes, photographs and digital media in the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology's remarkable collection. Outdoors, take a few moments to explore the growing exhibition of architectural styles.
Thang Long Water Puppetry Theatre
Scenes unfold from daily life of old as these adorable puppets dance on the water's surface to live music and singing. Swirling dragons, daring horse riders and demure maidens are only a few of the winsome characters in this special kind of drama that has won the hearts of people from all over the world.
Check-in at the Sofitel Legend Metropole
Following the playful puppetry performance, you will be whisked to your next hotel, which is a historical landmark—the Sofitel Legend Metropole. Located near the Hoan Kiem Lake at the heart of the city, this hotel embodies historic French elegance coupled with modern amenities. Sit back as your Adventure Guides take care of your bags and check-in.
Dinner at the Hotel
Choose to dine at any of the restaurants offered by the Sofitel Legend Metropole. Whether you prefer French, Vietnamese or Italian cuisine, you'll find an exquisite meal at one of these distinctive establishments. Select your dish from an à la carte menu—and remember that dinner is on us!