Original War Tour of Hanoi

No matter your age, you've probably heard about the Vietnam War, one of the most famous wars in world history and appeared frequently on every major newspaper back in the 1960s.


Start the war tour of Hanoi

Pick up by motorbike from your hotel in the old quarter of Hanoi. Then our guide will tell you the best way to sit on the back of the scooter for a safe and enjoyable tour. We then head out to a great spot to check out the classic black market of Hanoi made famous during the Vietnam war era. The Hanoi bazaar is incredible crazy with the zig-zag markets. You will be absolutely surprised.

We will visit the memorial B52 bomber site. Also, Visit with a Vietnam War soldier and his family who were affected by the war. We visit with the wife of the soldier who got involved in the war. Having a cup of tea, some special sweet items from Hanoi. Listening to their personal stories that her husband had to participate in the war when he was just 19 years old. She had to wait for him for 9 years with no information from him. You will have a deeper understanding of how terrible the war affected the lives of the Vietnamese people.

Then jump back onto the scooter, travel to a former French military base. Learn about the interesting history of the story that French allied with Vietnamese to defeat the Imperial Japanese Army.

We continue the tour to the B52 lake. Here we share with you the story about what happened during the bombing campaign called Operation Linebacker II. One of the massive bomber B52 was shot down and landed into the lake.

Visit the site where Presidential candidate John McCain was shot out of the sky during the war. Hear the story about how Presidential candidate John McCain was shot out of the sky and captured and held the prisoner for 5 years in Hanoi. This is a great way to see parts of the city that most tourists don't get to see or even hear about.

Now it's time to have our lunch break. We will visit a very unique restaurant, with a vintage feel, circa wartime back in the 1960s. Our stop will be at a different authentic restaurant, to savour some classic Hanoi dishes that were made during wartime.


  •  Explore and learn more about the real Vietnam war and the French Indochina war
  •  Visit the Hanoi bazaar
  •  Visit the memorial B52 bomber site
  •  Visit a Vietnam War soldier and his family
  •  Travel to a former French military base
  •  Visit the site where John McCain was shot out of the sky during the war


48 Hours
4.5 Hours
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Operating Hours

Tour Start Time: 08:00hrs

Duration: 4.5 Hours

What You Get


  •  Pick up
  •  English speaking guide
  •  All drinks and snacks
  •  Lunch


  • Gratuities for tour guide and personal expenses.

Additional Information

  • Child aged 12 years and under, pays the child price.
  • Operate all year round. Except for the Vietnamese New Year.
  • Meeting Point: Pick up from Hanoi Old Quarter Hotel or in front of the Hanoi Opera House for those staying outside of the Old Town.

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