Hanoi Night Tour: Decoding the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long


If you’re a solo traveler or a young adult seeking a journey through time, our “Decoding the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long” tour is tailor-made for you. This enchanting expedition provides a window into the region’s abundant history and cultural legacy, blending captivating performances with an interactive historical decoding game. Seize this exceptional opportunity to be part of our adventure!

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the sacred Kinh Thien Palace
  • Join the game “Decoding the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long”
  • Enjoy delicious lotus tea and candied lotus seeds
  • Watch royal court performances and artistic dances

Detailed Itinerary

Night Tour (Available on Fridays & Saturdays)

Embark on your evening adventure between 18:30 and 19:00, commencing at the magnificent Doan Mon, the South Gate of the Forbidden City. Here, not only can you capture mesmerizing photos alongside “royal guardians” and “palace maidens,” but you’ll also be enthralled by captivating art performances conducted on the glass floors of the Doan Mon archaeological pit.

Palace maidens and royal guardians

Palace maidens and royal guardians

Next, immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring Thang Long Palace Performance, a display of ancient dances. The intricate movements and exquisite costumes will transport you back in time.

Continue your journey to Kinh Thien Palace, where you’ll have the opportunity to offer incense to the 52 kings of the former citadel. Visitors can partake in this ceremonial gesture by receiving water from the Tran Dynasties as a spiritual gift.

Proceed to the Archaeological Site at 18 Hoang Dieu, where you can delve into the origins of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel through a collection of 1,300-year-old artifacts.

Decoding the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long game

Decoding the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long game

Following this, you will engage in the captivating “Decoding the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long” game. Organizers will employ laser technology to project hints onto the archaeological remains, assisting you in decoding and deepening your understanding of the region’s history.

Candied lotus seeds and tea

Candied lotus seeds and tea

Conclude your immersive journey with unique souvenirs and the delightful pairing of candied lotus seeds and tea.

Please note: Visitors are required to bring a boarding pass (ticket), ID card/citizen ID, and passport to obtain tickets at the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.

What's included

  • Transportation with A/C
  • Tour guides at places (English speaking)
  • Entrance fees

What's excluded:

  • Personal expenses
  • International flights
  • International travel insurances
  • Other expenses

Cancellation by Customer

  • 30% of total package price should be deposited once the booking is confirmed
  • Cancellation received less than 72 hours prior arrival date or No show: full charge the total package rate
  • Cancellation received from 4 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total package tour charged
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 20 days prior arrival date: 10% of total package tour charged

Children Policy

  • 50% discount for child under 6 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying in same room with parents
  • 75% charged for child from 6-11 years accompany with 2 full paying clients, staying on extra bed
  • The above children rates are applicable for booking made with 2 adults and a maximum of 2 children occupancy in a room.
  • Child age of 12 years up is subject to adult rate



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Child (age 4-11)

Infant (Age 0-3) Free

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