Old Quarters

Old Quarters

Discover Hanoi’s varied culture on a guided walk
and explore more with our flexible three-day pass.


Be ready for a memorable adventure in Hanoi and discover the cultural, social and political dynamics of this vibrant Vietnamese capital. Pass by historical landmarks and hear the stories behind them.

Walk with a local expert or explore at your own pace with our flexible 72-hour pass.


Old Quarters

08:00 - 12:00
13:00 - 17:00

Meet the local expert at the Water Puppet Theatre, the starting point of the tour. Meander through the bustling Old Quarter and admire the historical Long Bien Bridge, which connects the city of Hanoi to the district of Hoan Kiem. Long Bien is the oldest of five bridges that cross the Red River. Experience the exotic aromas of Lan Ong, also known as “Herbal Medicine Street” where stalls are lined with traditional herbs, leaves and powders that are said to have unique healing properties.

This tour operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. 




  • The all-in-one pass provides access to all guided and self-guided Digital Trails during a 72-hour period.
  • The guided walks are led by an English-speaking guide and guests can hop-on and hop-off the routes at any time.
  • 24-hour access to audio and written content on the app, available in 5 languages: English, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and French.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges.


  • Digital Trails do not include transfers to/from hotels. Travellers are advised to make their own way and should arrive at the meeting point ahead the scheduled start time.
  • Mobile device and headphones are not included. Travellers are advised to bring their own.
  • Entrance fees to sights and attractions along the route.
  • Tours, inclusions of any kind and other services that are not outlined in the tour description.
  • Personal expenses such as meals, drinks, tips and gratuities, shopping, portage fees and optional tours, unless otherwise stated.
  • Travel insurance coverage (highly recommended).


  • The guided walk is operated on a join-in basis without transfers: guided walks operate with a minimum of one and maximum of 15 participants.
  • Children aged 0-12 years can join Digital Trails for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
  • The 72-Hour Pass is valid for 12 months after the date of purchase. Once activated, the ticket will expire within 72 hours.
  • Please make arrangements to arrive at the meeting point ahead of the tour start time.
  • The guided Digital Trails include insights from local experts about the destination’s culture, cuisine.
  • The self-guided Digital Trails allow travellers to explore more and navigate around the city using the digital roadbook and GPS route information.

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