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Free walking tours for foreign visitors to Hanoi

Thanh Uyen
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Free walking tours for foreign visitors to Hanoi

Thanh Uyen

Local tour operator Vietravel is expected to arrange free walking tours for international tourists to Hanoi from next month. 

Initially, the tour program will be implemented every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Each walking tour is scheduled to last two to three hours, taking in tourist destinations of great historical and cultural value in the capital.

Foreign tourists will have the opportunity to learn about the history of Hanoi and local people’s daily activities and savor some specialties such as pho (beef noodle soup), banh cuon (steamed rice rolls stuffed with meat), bun oc (shellfish noodle), bun thang (noodle soup served with pork, chicken, and pork paste).

Those wishing to join free walking tours should register at www.freewalkingtour.com.vn.

Apart from HCMC and Hanoi, free walking tours will be made available for international travelers to Halong, Hue, Danang, Hoi An, Can Tho and Phu Quoc in the coming time.

According to Vietravel, the program is aimed at polishing the image of the tourism sector and wooing more foreign visitors to the country.

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