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“Hanoi Highlights Tour” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Hanoi Urban Adventures

Hanoi Urban Adventures
57A Nguyen Khac Hieu | Ba Dinh, Hanoi, Vietnam
+84 90 419 33 08
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$30*
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Ho Chi Minh's Hanoi Small Group Adventure Tour
Ranked #19 of 457 Activities in Hanoi
Type: Tours, Adventure
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Owner description: Hanoi Urban Adventures offers unique and authentic day tours around Hanoi. They range from 2 hour to 1 day adventures and uncover back streets, hidden gems, and fascinating sights. Step into the lives of locals, find out what makes the city tick, and get acquainted with the local food, culture, and traditions of Hanoi. Our local expert guides will provide the knowledge and lead you through a fantastic urban experience.
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“Hanoi Highlights Tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2012

Just finished our Hanoi Highlights Tour. As it's Christmas Day, it was just the two of us but fortunately it's a guaranteed tour no matter how many people. I'm not usually one for 'private' tours but to be honest, more than 4 people walking around the Old Quarter together would just be painful.

Tour was exactly as described on the website, and finished off with a beer and some people watching. Our guide was a 30 year old local with very good English who was a good little friend - told us plenty, answered questions and left us alone to read the museum guides too.

Getting picked up and dropped off at the front of each museum was a bit lazy but also excellent. If you'rein Hanoi for a short time or just dont feel like navigating with a map for a day this makes life easy.

Nice noodle lunch at the cafe at the Museum of Ethnology.

Visited December 2012
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“Halong Bay one day tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

We had a very short time in the Winter in Hanoi so we chose to do a one day tour with Urban Adventures. I'm sure we could have found a tour for less but we found the price reasonable as we did not have to worry about anything. The weather was overcast the day we went and we would not be able to enjoy the summer activities (swimming, kayaking, etc) even if we did an overnight tour. We booked through Urban Adventures which was very organized. Our group ended up having only 5 of us and we were all picked up at our hotels. Being in a small group was a plus as it meant the additional stops to the artisans shops and pearl shops were short. It was a long bumpy ride to Halong Bay as the roads are in poor condition and there is only a 2 lane highway/road all the way shared with locals, delivery trucks and tour buses. I'm not sure any type of vehicle would would make this a cofortable trip. Once we were there, we boarded a boat that could seat 50 and headed out on the bay. The boat did a tour of the bay and we stopped to visit one of the caves before heading back. Lunch on board was very good and they were able to accomodate one of the guests who was a vegetarian. All in all it was a very lng day of travel but we got a nice overview of Halong Bay.

Visited December 2012
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“Urban Adventure - Street food in Hanoi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

A must do for everyone visiting Hanoi for the first time! Our guide Lisa took us to around to places that you would never find otherwise!! It didn't really feel like a tour at all, more like I had a friend in Vietnam that was showing me around! Highly recommended!

Visited November 2012
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“Hanoi Street Food by Night”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

I had a brilliant Urban Adventure in Hanoi on the weekend. I did the Hanoi Street Food by Night and it was brilliant. Well worth the cost which is Less then $30 and you get all your food tasting included in the cost as well as some drinks.

"Lisa" our guide was excellent. She spoke English very well and was easy to understand. She explained all about the food we were trying and even checked to make sure if there was any dislikes of food or food allergies before we started.

Thanks Urban Adventure for another fantastic little adventure.

Cheers

Rami

Visited November 2012
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“Bac Bui was awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Had a great time doing the bike tour through Nin Bihn with Bac Bui. The bikes were worn out and crappy due to local outfitter, otherwise good tour. Thank you!

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