Visit Vietnam Museum of Ethnology one of the most interesting museums in Vietnam where display a wide range of textiles, craft of 54 ethnic minorities living in Vietnam. After lunch at local restaurant, continue to visit Temple of Literature, which for nearly ten centuries served as Vietnam's premier university with education based on the Chinese mandarin system, in which mandarins or government bureaucrats were selected by merit through the extremely rigorous imperial examination.
Afterwards return the heart of Hanoi, take a walking tour passing the bustling streets of Old quarter to observe a thriving city with numerous ancient houses as you look up and many small local businesses that have been doing from generation to generation for many years. Return to your hotel for relaxing. After dusk, visit a local family with kids to join their dinner, getting closer to local life through many conversations on dining table, understand the differences between old Hanoi and present, Vietnamese family and other countries’. (B,D)
Optional: Instead in the afternoon, your family can enjoy a wonderful riding around West Lake by an electric car. Then continue on to embrace and hands-on one of the most identical art of Vietnam: Lacquer painting at a lacquer painting artist under a delicate guidance on how to make one by yourself. Just let us know your preference.