GuruWalk Original
Free tour

Free Tour of Hanoi

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on March 02, 2021

We are a passionate team with a vision of delivering to travellers the best and most exciting experiences in Hanoi. We deliver a platform for professional, fully licenced, tour guides to lead walking and food tours at no upfront cost. Enjoy a quality sightseeing experience whatever your budget. Everyone should be able to enjoy a guided tour for a price they consider appropriate – even free. We believe that all of our representatives offer our unique style of guiding; mixing culture, tradition, history and engaging storytelling, allowing the guides own ability and personality to shine through.

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GW Originals free walking tours are chosen by our staff among the best and are unique tours that you will only find on GuruWalk.

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    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

No visit to Hanoi is complete without a stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart of Hanoi. With Free Walking Tours Hanoi we will take you there.

Hanoi The Old Quarter either by bike or by foot is a must-see in Hanoi. We won’t just show you the breath-taking sites of this area; we will also tell you the stories that bring this place to life!

This amazing Free Tours covers the following:

  1. Your guide will meet with you and lead you around the  area and through some busy streets of Hanoi the Old Quarter.
  2. Show how to cope with traffic in Hanoi and how to cross the roads safely
  3. Take you to interesting sights in Hanoi the Old Quarter including some famous food stalls, street food, various shopping areas and some of the local attractions
  4. Discuss with you daily issues in Vietnam and what is currently going on in Hanoi 
  5. Allow you to get advice from your guide about tourism and tours around Vietnam and Hanoi
  6. Give you a chance to resolve or get advice on any experiences you may have had or wish to have in Vietnam.

At the end FREE Tour of Hanoi, we will return you to our starting point.

The local guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind, while every tour option usually includes the most famous tourist attraction in the very center of Hanoi and lasts this long, so your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your tour.


The duration of the tour is three hours, and kindly share your WhatsApp contact information with us so that our guide can get in touch with you regarding the tour (important). 

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  • Meeting point:
    2VJ3+CF Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
    2VJ3+CF Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi, Vietnam
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    by the statue of the Fallen Heroes, opposite The Huc red bridge and the Ngoc Son Temple.Look for the green hat with our Free Walking Tours Logo

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Szilvia 08 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Emma was fantastic, energetic and enthusiastic. She told us everything about history, symbols , interesting facts and she also shared the best places to taste the local cuisine . She went out of her way to satisfy us , thank you Emma , I will book my next tour with you too :)
Lisa 06 Apr 2024
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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Had a walking tour with Lisa this morning, best I've been on so far 🙂 very knowledgeable and fun tour. Learned lots about Hanoi and lots of tips for the markets and recommendations of places to eat. Highly recommend doing this tour
Glynn 05 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Lisa provided a real life and informative tour of Hanoi old quarter - you won’t be disappointed
Jose Angel 04 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
We did the tour with Mia. She was really nice and told us many interesting things about the culture and Hanoi. She took us to temples, impressive markets and showed us various neighbourhoods. I recommend the tour:))
Lynn 03 Apr 2024

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Die Tour war fantastisch und hat unsere Erwartungen übertroffen. Wir haben viel gelacht und gelernt! Lisa konnte alle unsere Fragen beantworten und hat für viel Abwechslung gesorgt. Vielen Dank für diese tolle Tour! :)
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What should you know?

Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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