Self-guided Hanoi

Self-guided Hanoi

Explore Hanoi your own way, at your own pace with our digital roadbook.
All you need is your own mobile device and headphones to enjoy unlimited sightseeing.


Discover the cultural, social and political dynamics of Hanoi and design your own adventure in the vibrant Vietnamese capital. Gain new perspectives on this old city with our two recommended, self-guided walking routes.

Hear the stories behind historical landmarks such as St. Joseph’s Cathedral and the Hanoi Opera House and take advantage of the navigation features that make self-guiding easy.

Tune into the audio commentary to hear about local hotspots and make your own way around the city, planning your own route according to your own schedule.


Self-guided Digital Trails

Our self-guided Digital Trails include two recommended routes in Hanoi:

  • Temple Loop
  • Ho Chi Minh

Each route explores a different aspect of life in the city, taking in various cultural and historical landmarks as well as hidden local gems. During the self-guided journey, you have the freedom and flexibility to explore sights of your interest, such as: Ba Da Pagoda, Bach Ma Temple, One Pillar Pagoda, Temple of Literature, the Presidential Palace, the Vietnam National Museum of Fine Art, Tran Quoc Pagoda and more.




  • 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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