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What is the best itinerary for Halal Tours in Hanoi?

Hanoi capital – cultural, educational and political center of Vietnam. With a long-standing culture and diverse types of tourism, Halal tours are a new type of tourism, especially to attract domestic and foreign Muslim visitors to visit and experience. Hanoi. The article below contains useful information for tourists interested in this type of tourism.

Prospects for Halal tours in Hanoi

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Halal tours is a fairly new type, although it is not yet very popular nationwide. Halal tours in Hanoi are gradually being welcomed by tourists. In recent years, the number of tourists from Asian countries and especially Muslim tourists to Hanoi and Vietnam has been gradually increasing.

The Halal tours market in Hanoi is experiencing significant growth and development with changes in trends and services to meet the increasing demand for Halal tourism. Specifically, the prospective market trends are as follows:

  • Customized travel packages: Travel companies specializing in Halal tourism are offering tailored packages that include prayer facilities, Halal food and cultural experiences. These packages cater to the specific needs and preferences of Muslim travelers, making it easier for them to plan and enjoy their trips.
  • Halal food innovation: The demand for Halal food has led to culinary innovation in the tourism and hospitality industry. Restaurants and airlines are offering more Halal dishes to cater to customers' diverse tastes.
  • Halal certified accommodation: Many hotels and resorts are trying to provide services that meet Halal standards and certification to attract Muslim guests. They provide amenities such as prayer mats, copies of the Quran, and gender-specific amenities to create a comfortable and welcoming environment for Muslim travelers.
  • Family-oriented travel: Muslim families often travel together, making family-friendly facilities and activities an important trend in Halal travel. The destinations have attractions suitable for every member of the family and provide privacy for women and children.
  • Islamic heritage and culture: Destinations with rich Islamic heritage and culture are becoming increasingly popular among Muslim tourists. These tourists seek tourist attractions that can explore historical sites, mosques, and museums that reflect their faith and history.
  • Wellness and spa tourism: The Halal tours market is also seeing an increase in wellness and spa services catering to Muslim travelers, including women-only spas.

In recent years, a large number of tourists from Asian countries and especially Muslims have come to Vietnam. After the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Muslims spending on tourism reached 102 billion USD in 2021, an increase of 75.9% compared to 2020 (58 billion USD), forecast to reach 189 billion USD in 2021. 2025.

The strong and rapid development of Halal tours is the driving force for this type of tourism's potential, which is the development of the Muslim middle class. These people are willing to spend a lot on travel. Especially in times of economic development like today, their need for tourism spending increases.

As Muslim populations around the world continue to grow, more individuals and families are looking for new travel experiences. Not only are they interested in popular destinations, but they also want cultural, religious and social experiences that align with their faith, creating a significant demand for services with Halal tours.

Halal food market serving international tourism in Hanoi

Halal Food

Halal Food

The Halal tourism market is concentrated in South Asia, Southeast Asia, and the South Pacific. Countries with a large number of Muslims include: Saudi Arabia, UAE, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Türkiye. To attract these Muslim guests who are willing to come to Vietnam to visit and experience Halal landscapes, cuisine, and culture, culinary promotion is also an important factor.

Restaurants and hotels targeting Halal customers are always trying to find ingredients to match Halal cuisine and standards. Vietnam has also introduced appropriate policies to create conditions for Halal tours and especially cuisine to develop, suitable for these Muslim guests.

Although not the birthplace of unique Halal cuisine, Vietnam is an impressive and attractive tourist destination with a unique and rich culinary paradise and a place that international tourists want to visit. . There is something special about this cuisine that has advantages such as: ensuring food hygiene and safety (a product must go through many processing and strict testing processes to obtain Halal certification).

Halal food must be produced in the most humane way, such as animal meat products, the requirement is to make the animal faint, then prepare quickly to avoid the animal being drawn, quality The meat will be better and will not have any negative effects on the user's reaction.

When visitors come to Hanoi to visit or experience a Halal tour, there will be many options for quality restaurants and eateries that meet Halal standards. To know more, we can refer to the best itinerary for guests when experiencing Halal tour below.

Best itinerary for Halal tours in Hanoi

Itinerary

Itinerary

Vietnam is currently an attractive destination for Muslim tourists. However, tourist destinations related to Islamic culture are still quite limited. Below is a specific schedule to visit Halal tours in Hanoi in one session, which many tourists consider to be the best itinerary:

Al-Noor Mosque

The first place on that journey is Al-Noor Mosque. This is the largest mosque in Vietnam built in 1970. The mosque has an Islamic style architectural design with special patterns and decorative details. Currently, Al-Noor is the only mosque in Hanoi and the North. Every day, there are still believers who come here to pray, but the largest number will be on Friday and it is also a meeting place for the Muslim community.

Al-Noor Mosque can accommodate about 200 people to pray, including the outside yard, which is 300 people. The ambassadors who come here are equal to other Muslims. Those who arrive early will be allowed to enter the inner hall to pray, while those who arrive late must accept the ceremony outside.

Vietnam Museum of Islamic Culture

After visiting Al-Noor Mosque, visitors will go to the next stop on the Halal tour which is the Vietnam Museum of Islamic Culture. This place can help visitors easily visualize the unique culture, symbols, history and development of Islam.

Vietnam Museum of Islamic Culture is a place to introduce the history, culture and customs of the Muslim community in Vietnam. The museum has many artifacts, documents and pictures reflecting the gentle life of this community. In addition, when coming here, visitors can learn more information about the lifestyle, typical culture in Islam, and the beauty of Muslims.

Enjoy lunch at– Dalcheeni restaurant

Dalcheeni_Restaurant

Dalcheeni Restaurant

Noon is the time when visitors can have lunch at a restaurant imbued with Halal culture. Dalcheeni is one of the restaurants that meets Halal standards and is among the top recognized restaurants in Hanoi. The restaurant's location is at 100 Xuan Dieu Street, Tu Lien Ward, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

The space is luxurious and comfortable, the layout is simple, the main color tones are white and brown, and there are delicate Indian patterns that make visitors feel gentle and modern. The restaurant has very diverse and rich cuisine, enthusiastic service, and reasonable prices.

This is one of many international restaurants where foodies come to enjoy authentic royal Indian specialties such as kebabs, curries and Halal Muslim dishes. Especially in the menu of Dalcheeni restaurant, there are many attractive dishes such as: Tamatar Tulsi Shorba, Allahabadi Samosa, Paneer Tikka… Delicious taste, professional service, reasonable prices.

Notes when visiting the mosque

During a visit to mosques, in addition to polite attire, visitors always remember other important issues. To have a smooth Halal tour, guests should know a few notes to avoid troublesome, offensive actions as well as respectful attitudes from people in the mosque:

  • Shoes must be removed before entering the mosque. Absolutely do not walk back and forth in front of believers when they are performing prayers.
  • Female tourists need to choose polite, discreet outfits that do not hug the body and do not reveal any skin on the body. Women especially need to cover their hair when entering the mosque.
  • Male visitors should wear long pants, long-sleeved shirts, and not tight-fitting clothing.
  • Especially when traveling to Muslim countries, in mosques or mosques, tourists are absolutely not allowed to touch the Koran or unknown objects in the church.
  • Taking photos while visiting a mosque also requires dexterity and careful observation. If there is a place where photography is prohibited, visitors must strictly comply. It is your respect for Muslim culture, showing that you are polite and knowledgeable.

Conclusion

The above-mentioned places in Halal tours in Hanoi are not only unique architectural works but also carry profound spiritual, cultural, and historical values ​​of a religion. Although the number of attractions is limited to give tourists more choices, our government also has policies to attract more Halal tourists.

Each location has its own stories and unique characteristics that other religions do not have. Developing Halal tourism in Hanoi is also a way to promote the trend of Halal tours with Muslims in Vietnam and international tourists. In addition, this also stimulates demand for the tourism industry to develop, increase GDP and promote part of Vietnam's cultural identity.

Hope the above information is useful to tourists who are interested in Halal tours in Hanoi. Don't forget to follow Impress travel's Website and Facebook to learn more interesting information about tourism in general and Muslim travel in particular.

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We will explore the most amazing places in the north of Vietnam. First, North Vietnam Hanoi Tour will bring you to explore Hanoi charming city, with a half-day city tour, you will visit the most iconic attractions in Hanoi such as President Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum complex, Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake and the old quarter of Hanoi. After Hanoi, we are going to Tam Coc, Ninh Binh where we visit the Hoa Lu Ancient Capital, enjoy the boat trip in Tam Coc and to discover the countryside. For ending two days of Inspirational Hanoi – Ninh Binh – Halong Tour, we will spend one night stay on a cruise to explore the seven natural wonder of the world. Let’s explore the Magnificent North of Vietnam with Impress Travel.

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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

Day 03

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.
  • 11h45 – 12h00 Disembark V’Spirit Classic.
  • 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

Day 05

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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