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Hanoi’s Amusement Parks to visit and experience

Many young people in Hanoi choose amusement parks to have fun with family and friends. If you need to know where to go in Hanoi, let Impress Travel choose the most suitable destination for you!

1. Times City Aquarium – one of the most amusement parks

Vinpearl Aquarium Times City

Vinpearl Aquarium Times City

  • Address: Vinhomes Times City urban area, 458 Minh Khai Street, Vinh Tuy Ward, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi 
  • Reference opening hours: 10:00–22:00 (Monday – Friday); 9:30 – 22:00 (Saturday – Sunday)
  • Reference ticket price: 140,000–250,000 VND 

Vinpearl Aquarium Times City owns an area of ​​nearly 4,000 square meters, this place is like a miniature ocean in the heart of the capital, with a capacity of up to 3 million cubic meters of seawater and is home to more than 30,000 diverse marine creatures. The aquarium campus will include 3 main areas: a freshwater lake, a saltwater lake and a reptile cave. 

Here, visitors will discover the mysterious world of mermaids in the deep ocean space with a realistic feeling in every moment and countless other amusement activities. The Little Mermaid show at Times City – Hanoi is one of the experiences not to be missed at Vinpearl Aquarium. In addition to the diverse marine ecosystem, Times City Aquarium also owns a 90m long dome tunnel with super check-in corners. Exploring each area, you will be able to witness with your own eyes a variety of marine species, such as giant grouper fish, elephant seal fish, predatory crocodiles, admire Mermaid performances or interact with species. Marine animals are abundant here. 

2. Royal City 

  • Address: No. 72A Nguyen Trai, Thuong Dinh ward, Thanh Xuan district, Hanoi
  • Reference opening hours: 9:30–22:00
  • Reference ticket price: free

Royal City Shopping Center is also known as one of the amusement parks in Hanoi and is quite famous. This is a leading shopping, entertainment and entertainment complex in the Capital with many super attractive activities. In particular, Royal City also has a culinary paradise from Asia and Europe and the VCCA contemporary art center – a place for cultural exchange and healthy art learning for young people and art enthusiasts. 

3. VinWonders Wave Park and VinWonders Water Park

Don’t forget to have great fun at VinWonders’ two high-class entertainment areas: VinWonders Wave Park (Vinhomes Ocean Park 2) and VinWonders Water Park (Vinhomes Ocean Park 3). Recharge your energy with a weekend vacation with family, friends, and colleagues at 2 super amusement water parks located right at the eastern gateway of Hanoi.

At VinWonders Wave Park, you will be immersed in Asia’s largest saltwater lake, the world’s largest wave pool, 10 exciting water game clusters and many exciting sea sports, check-in with the scenery themed to the kingdom of Atlantis (3 ocean-inspired walking bridges, 30m high Royal Mountain peak).

At VinWonders Water Park, you can experience amusement challenges with a large outdoor swimming pool, an indoor four-season swimming pool, endless events and music., etc.

4. Grand World – the amusement park never cools down

If you are living in Hanoi or if you have the opportunity to visit Hanoi, you should not miss the Grand World Cuisine – Entertainment – Shopping Complex (belonging to Vinhomes Ocean Park 3). Whether day or night, as the wharf and boat 24/7 are the “stage" for countless exciting and attractive street performances.

Mega Grand World includes two subdivisions, K-Town and Venice, located at the heart of Ocean City – the new vibrant “Pho Dong", this is also the perfect piece of the capital Hanoi, bringing an unprecedentedly attractive experience. available in the North. At Grand World, visitors are not only overwhelmed by the magnificent landscape but also attracted by unique cultural activities, most notably The Grand Voyage – a real-life performance that combines 3D mapping technology on stage. Asia’s largest boat. 

Besides the magnificent performance of The Grand Voyage, there is a series of modern entertainments at the miniature amusement parks with the Carousel Ferris wheel or the thrilling game Skydrop, and street festival activities take place throughout the day. 365 days a year, such as European street music, periodic parades, European brass band performances, street circus, Fire Lighting festival, etc. Along with hundreds of fashion, culinary, and consumer shops bright lights all night long. 

5. City of Light Square

The City of Light Square became hotter than ever because of the appearance of the first circus – dance show in Vietnam, performed by a troupe of professional actors from China.

  • Circus Show time: June 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024
  • Performance hours: 

Weekdays Monday – Friday: 18:30–19:40

Weekend Saturday, Sunday: 9:50 – 11:00 and 18:30 – 19:40

  • Venue: Capital of Light Square – Vinhomes Ocean Park 2

The show is led by General Director Gao Hong Tao (Gao Hong Dao) and Director Liu Ying (Liu Ying). These are two famous directors of many major Chinese cultural and sports festival programs and the nearly 70-year-old An Khanh Circus Art Troupe, which has toured 19 countries around the world, making a mark on many people. Many works won international awards, such as “Rolling Lamp", “Double Pedal", etc.

In a space with a capacity of 1,600 seats with modern sound and light technology, visitors and residents will be treated to elaborate acrobatic performances such as Rolling Lamp & Chair Balancing. Balancing on a chair) – 2 circus performances won Gold awards at the Festival Mondial du Cirque De Demain competition, Hair Hanging, Silk Circus, Imagine the Future – Ball Skill Circus and many other amusement performances. Thus immersing viewers in the timeless romantic love story of a Chinese couple, introducing the heroic image of Vietnam and the world.

Don’t miss the opportunity to “travel through time" to explore a one-of-a-kind journey at the most spectacular and amusement Circus Festival this summer in “Kinh Do District"!

6. Jump Arena – one of the super hot amusement parks

  • Address: 1A Tang Bat Ho, Pham Dinh Ho, Hai Ba Trung, Hanoi
  • Reference opening hours: 9:00–20:00
  • Reference ticket price: 65,000–230,000 VND

Jump Arena – Super fun loved by many young people. Coming to Jump Arena, you will experience more than 20 exciting sports games such as jumping on a trampoline, balancing on a rope swing, climbing mountains or overcoming obstacles. All games at Jump Arena not only help entertain and relieve stress but also bring endurance, improve your physical health, flexibility and dexterity. 

7. Hanoi Creative City

  • Address: No. 1 Luong Yen Street, Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi
  • Operating hours: 8:30–22:00

A 20-storey entertainment complex has erased the questions of “where to go today, what to do today" of Hanoi youth. Hanoi Creative City was developed by the same people who initiated Zone 9, one of the amusement parks that once captivated young people. Therefore, Hanoi Creative City is an endless, youthful, and creative entertainment destination that you should visit at least.

Hanoi Creative City has a different beauty for each floor, suitable for many styles. Colorful containers are stunning cafes and large squares with many types of street art such as music, painting and magic. In addition, you can play sports such as climbing, archery, shop for souvenirs, clothes, eat and see exhibitions at this location.

8. The Quintessence of the North Show

Located about 25km west of Hanoi center, Northern Quintessence – also known as one of the amusement parks in Hanoi – is the first real scene show in Vietnam. To honor the beauty of Vietnamese culture, Quintessence of the North has brought traditional folk elements performed in a modern and creative style, giving visitors extremely memorable experiences.

Northern Quintessence Show is an extremely sophisticated combination of 6 different quintessential aspects of Northern culture, including Buddhism, Poetry, History, Music and Painting, Beliefs, Joy and Festivals. With the support of an extremely modern sound and lighting system and the efforts of more than 200 actors, it has created an extremely spectacular real-life show.

9. Dinh Le Book Street

  • Address: Dinh Le, Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
  • Operating hours: 8:00–19:00 every day

For a long time, Dinh Le Book Street has been a familiar place for book lovers in Hanoi and is also known as one of the amusement parks. You can visit Dinh Le Book Street to read some of your favorite books, novels, foreign literature, essays, detective stories, etc. Some stores even keep old books. It’s very rare and you may not even have to go to Hanoi to buy it. Less than a 5-minute walk from Dinh Le, you will be at Trang Tien ice cream. Isn’t that great? Read books, eat ice cream, and drink ice cream for free.

Recently, a new book street also appeared in Hanoi, which is the 19/12 book street. If Dinh Le Book Street carries the breath of ancient Hanoi, then December 19 Book Street has a modern and civilized style. At December 19 Book Street, wooden chairs are arranged so people can sit and rest after “wading" the book street or relax reading books in the shade. In addition, there is also an electronic information lookup board to help people find books easily as well as learn about Hanoi’s culture and history.

10. Bao Son Paradise 

Address: Km5+200, Le Trong Tan, An Khanh, Hoai Duc, Hanoi

Bao Son Paradise is one of the amusement parks in Hanoi that attracts many young people. Visiting here, visitors will be able to immerse themselves in many amusement games such as speed slides, twisting slides, or admire impressive circus and magic performances.

In addition, Bao Son Paradise also owns one of the large-scale aquariums in the North. Visit as much as you like, you can stop at Cung Dinh restaurant and enjoy delicious dishes or participate in a unique countryside market. 

Conclusion

After a productive week, the weekend is the time you spend with yourself and your family. Hopefully, the 10 amusement parks in Hanoi above have helped you have more interesting suggestions to fully enjoy meaningful weekends with friends and relatives.  

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Tours Itinerary

Day 01

HANOI ARRIVAL – GREETING – HANOI CITY TOUR– Private Tour (L)

  • Good morning, pick you up at Noi Bai International
  • Airport and transfer to Hanoi Capital city.
  • Check-in the hotel then have lunch at the restaurant.
  • Afternoon sightseeing tour begins with a visit to President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum ( closed on Monday and Friday, every afternoon, and whole from 15 June – 15 August, view the outside the building). Inside the mausoleum, there are sightseeing of the Presidential Palace (view from outside), President’s Fishpond, House On Stilts, and One Pillar Pagoda.
  • Next, we will pay a visit to the Temple of Literature. It is where Confucius – The founder of Confucianism was worshiped. This place as known as the first National University of Vietnam. It is where kings, mandarins, talented people of Vietnam training to the functionary.
  • Our tour continues with an exciting visit. We will visit one of the most beautiful lakes in Hanoi is Hoan Kiem Lake. Then, we will go to the Ngoc Son Temple, which is in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake.
  • Continue a short walking tour around the old quarter with a tour guide.

Day Inclusions: Private A/C transfer, English-speaking tour guide in Hanoi, lunch, entrance fee, hotel in Hanoi

Day 02

HANOI – NINH BINH (TAM COC, HOA LU) TOUR (B/L)

  • Good morning, have breakfast at the hotel.
  • 7.30 – 8.00 AM: Pick you up at your hotel in the Old Quarter and transfer to Tam Coc.
  • 8.00 – 10.00 AM: After two hours of transferring, our tour guide will introduce you to Vietnam as the history, culture, lifestyle of local people. On the conical hat, we will have a mini-game show to teach you how to say and write some Vietnamese simple words such as Xin Chào, Tạm Biệt, Tôi yêu Ninh Bình, etc. We will give you a little souvenir and you can wear it during the trip.
  • 10 AM: We will prepare for a boat trip to visit the beautiful Tam Coc. It takes 1.30 hours rowing along the Ngo Dong river through the three mysterious caves. You can enjoy spectacular scenery surrounded by rice paddies and towering limestone mountain peaks.
  • 11.30 AM: We will get on Thanh pier for a short walk to visit Thai Vi Temple, which is one of the well-known temples in Ninh Binh, Vietnam. We will continue 10 minutes walking along majestic valley with rice fields, rivers and lotus ponds for Tam Coc Nature Lodge where we will relaxing
  • Enjoy your lunch in here – Vietnamese food.
  • 1.30 PM: you have a chance to be a fisherman and learn how to catch the fish in the pond or river.
  • 2:00 – 3:00 PM: We ride a bike to Thung Nang, along the river among the rice field, lotus ponds, and limestone Mountains. We will continue to through a peaceful Dan Khe Trong village. This area is a real picture of the rural countryside in the north of Vietnam.
  • 15: 00: Return the van, drive to visit Hoa Lu Ancient citadel which was built in the 10th century, and the temple dedicated to King Dinh and King Le
  • 4:00 PM: Back to Hanoi Capital.
  • 18:30: Arrive in Hanoi & we will drop you at your hotel in the Old Quarter.
  • Have dinner is available on your request.
  • Overnight at the Hanoi Hotel.

Day Inclusions: Car/Mini-Van, Outstanding English speaking guide, Lunch – Vietnamese Cuisine at Tam Coc Nature Eco Lodge, All sightseeing tickets, Good bike with gears, 02 bottles of Mineral water, Services charges and government tax, Rowing boat to visit Tam Coc, One conical hat as souvenir, Demonstration of teaching to learn how to write, speak Vietnamese, and catch fish

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HANOI – HALONG CRUISE (B/L/D)

  • Good morning! Enjoy your with have breakfast at your hotel, then check-out the hotel.
  • 07:30 am – 08:00: Pick up from your hotel to travel to Halong Bay (notice: pickup time can be a bit flexible depending on each different Cruise, distance Hanoi – Halong bay is 160km, a stop for break time on halfway for a refreshment).
  • You enjoy the drive and sightseeing the peaceful countryside scenery during the bus trip (4 hours), we arrive at the Ha Long bay seaport at around noontime.
  • 12h 30: You will aboard the cruise, check-in & enjoy a welcome drink while your cabin will be assigned.
  • Check-in your cabin and put your luggage in, relax and may do a short inspection tour by moving around the cruise to discover about the cruise’s architecture & design
  • Enjoy the sumptuous lunch with fresh seafood meal while cruise slowly gliding out into the Halong bay.
  • 15h00 – 16h00: Explore the amazing Sung Sot Cave – the most beautiful cave in Halong Bay.
  • 16h00 – 17h00: Cruising to Titop Island. Go swimming and relaxing at the beach of Titop or climb up to the top of the island for a view panorama of Halong Bay.
  • 17h00 – 17h30: Return to the boat, enjoying beautiful seascape on the way.
  • 17h30 – 19h00: Enjoy Sunset Party on the sundeck and admire the best moments of the day when the sun starts to set.

Day Inclusions: Hotel breakfast, shuttle bus A/C transfer, English speaking tour guide on CRUISE only, entrance fee, full board, joint Cruise in Halong bay with private cabin (2 persons share 1 cabin)

Day 04

HALONG BAY – HANOI (B/L)

  • Start your day with Tai Chi exercises or a photo hunt.
  • 07h00 – 07h30 Have breakfast on board and enjoy the peaceful morning of Halong Bay.
  • 08h30 – 09h30 Kayak among the hidden areas of the bay, around the Drum Cave.
  • 09h45 Return to the boat. Freshen up and check out of your cabin.
  • 10h00 – 10h30 Continue your cruise exploring the Bay, passing Ba Hang fishing village, Dog Islet, and more.
  • 10h30 – 11h30 while heading back to the harbor, watch the fruit carving demonstration and participate in the Cooking Class before enjoying a traditional Vietnamese lunch.
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  • 12h15 – 12h30 Transfer back to Hanoi.
  • About 16:00 – Arrival back to Hanoi central city, recheck in the hotel
  • Dinner is available on your request.
  • Free time & Overnight in Hanoi city

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HANOI CITY CENTER TO NOI BAI AIRPORT – DEPARTURE (B)

  • Good morning, enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Then, you have some free time to explore Hanoi city before going to Noi Bai airport for your scheduled flight.
  • The end of the tour, thank you and see you again!

What's included in this trip :

  • A/C accommodation with DOUBLE or TWIN ROOM (2 persons share 1 room; single room can be available on request) with daily breakfast
  • A/C transfer from Airports to the hotel and other tourist destinations according to the itinerary
  • Bus round trip to Hanoi – Ha Long Bay; (private land transfer available on request)
  • 2 days 1 night on Joint Cruise trip in Ha Long Bay, with DOUBLE or TWIN (2 persons share 1 cabin; single cabin can be available on request), full meals on board
  • Kayaking in Ha Long Bay
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary. (Breakfast = 04; Lunch = 04; Dinner = 01)
  • English- speaking guides as specified (Chinese/ Malaysian speaking guide can be available on request)
  • Entrance fees
  • Mineral water (2 bottles/ per day with sightseeing tour)
What's excluded in this trip:
  • All international and domestic flights
  • Specified as Chinese/ Malaysian/ Indonesian/Thai speaking guide can be available on request to pay for extra-fee.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals not mentioned
  • Tips for tour guides, drivers, crew members in Ha Long Bay, other attendants if may have (3 USD/pax/day)
  • Other personal expenses not mentioned.

3 STAR HOTELS & CRUISES IN VIETNAM  SELECTED

 

Destination

Room Type

HOTEL NAME, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITE

Hanoi 3-star Hotels

Adamas Deluxe City 

ADAMAS HANOI HOTEL
Refer: http://swancruiseshalong.com/

3-star Halong  Bay Cruises

Swan Cruise Deluxe

SWAN CRUISE HALONG BAY

Refer: http://swancruiseshalong.com/


4 STAR HOTELS & CRUISE IN VIETNAM SELECTED

 

Destination

Room Type

HOTEL NAME, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITE

  Hanoi  4-star Hotels

The light deluxe with window

THE LIGHT HOTEL HANOI

Refer: thelighthotelhanoi.com/en/

4-star Halong Bay Cruises

Sealife Suite Canbin

HUONG HAI SEALIFE CRUISE HALONG BAY

Refer: www.sealifegroup.com

5 STAR HOTELS & CRUISE IN VIETNAM SELECTED

 

Destination

Hotel Category

HOTEL NAME, ROOM TYPE & WEBSITE

  Hanoi 5-star hotels

Deluxe Sketch Apricot Hotel

 APRICOT HOTEL HANOI

Refer: apricothotels.com/room/sketch

5-star Halong bay Cruises

Deluxe Room with Ocean View Margaret

MARGARET CRUISE HALONG BAY

Refer: https://margaretcruises.com

 

The hotels and cruise are subject to change to similar category in case of fully booked

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