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Enjoy the amazing Hanoi Street Food Tour

Overview

If you’re a food lover looking to experience exquisite Vietnamese cuisine, the Hanoi street food tour is perhaps your best bet. Dubbed the ‘Paris of the East’, Hanoi boasts of a rich culinary history. The Hanoi Street food tour offers the unique experience of trying out an array of delicious traditional delicacies with origin rooted in Hanoi history, all in the space of a few scintillating hours that leave your taste buds incredibly sensitized to new sensations.

 

The main tourist centres in Hanoi are the Old Quarter. It is an ancient city with many traditions passed down from ancient dynasties. Hence, there is an abundance of rich culture to be experienced.

 

An English-speaking guide, who is usually a culinary expert, coordinates the Hanoi street food tour. The guide ensures that the selected areas (stalls and food stands, street carts, vendors and restaurants) are the safest and best of the bunch, such that you are able to enjoy the full experience comfortably and with peace of mind.

 

Note: This tour is customizable. Contact us to have it tailor-made to suit your expectation if necessary.

Travel Highlights

  • The tour involves an exciting and fun-filled walk through the ancient streets of Hanoi, all the while learning about the city and its people and experiencing the best cuisines it has to offer.
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Detailed Itinerary

DAY 01:HANOI OLD QUARTERS (-/-/-)

The tour may begin in the morning (11:00) or in the evening (18:00) as per your preference and arrangements can be made for the guide to pick you up at your location or a rendezvous point may be agreed upon. And then, the grand experience begins!

° The guide walks you to through the bristling streets of Hanoi, specifically the Old Quarter, pointing out traditional landmarks and popular spots. You get to learn about the rich history behind these edifices.

° While taking in the sights, you enjoy delicious, fruity snacks from street vendors (perhaps, a serving of – a type of Vietnamese sandwich which contains a baguette with various fillings) , get a glimpse into the daily lives of the locals and the different layout and design of the streets and buildings (if you’re interested in the architecture) . This further immerses you into the entirety of the experience.

° You venture into local eateries and restaurants and enjoy traditional Vietnamese meals and also learn about the specific ingredients that make up the whole and also about the origin of the various servings. During the tour, you get to enjoy a considerable number of local delicacies and details about how to make them. So, you might want to make sure your stomach is empty enough to take it all in, literally. Some of the dishes include bùn cha (pork and vamicelli, which is a type of long thin pasta), bánh cuốn (steamed rice pancake), bùn than (ladder noodle soup), nom bho kò (dried beef salad), bún đậu mắm tôm (fried tofu with vermicelli and shrimp), Vietnamese dessert (che) and many more.

° The streets offer a wide range of stores and outdoor stands. So, you have a myriad of choices in way of unique souvenirs you might like to acquire (the tour does not cover the expenses of extra or personal expenses)

° One of the favorite tourist spectacles is the fiery demonstrations by seasoned chefs of the culinary process of some of the signature Hanoi dishes. Truly captivating sight!

° Apart from the top, popular spots, the tour also ventures into some of the not-so-popular, hidden spots in Hanoi. These spots offer a differently cool vibe and you get to enjoy the best of both worlds.

° If you have a heart of steel and an adventurous mind, you can try some of the popular local drinks – the famous egg coffee (known as cà phê trứng, it is made with condensed milk, coffee, egg yolks, and sugar), the famous Vietnamese rice wine (made from fermented rice) or maybe you might prefer to just opt for a cold beer.

Wraps Up…

The tour generally takes about three hours. That’s a three- hour walking tour of wonderful sightseeing and stomach-filling fun! From the beautiful structures and up close insight into the local life to the tasteful snacks, food, and drinks, the Hanoi street food tour is definitely an experience to look forward to.

TOUR PRICE

This trip is organized for private group only. The tariff depends on the number of participants and the tourist season of the year. Please send us an enquiry to get the price of your group and your travel date.

 

Note: Please note that due to cost efficiency, we only organize tour for at least two people.

Inclusions

For your peace of mind, our tours are designed to include as much as possible in the price, but also to give you the freedom to find a special place to eat or to seek out an independent adventure that especially appeals to you.
    • Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner).
    • Mineral water 2 bottles/person/day.
    • Travel on private, modern & comfortable air-conditioned vehicles with a caring driver for all transfers and ground transportation (except the break time or tour clearly mentioned “WITHOUT DRIVER”).
    • Boat trip as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Entry fee for all mentioned sites for visit.
    • Qualified local tour guides during the whole trip (except the break time or tour clearly mentioned “WITHOUT GUIDE”).

Exclusions

    • Domestic & International flight tickets.
    • Transportation vehicles not listed in the itinerary.
    • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Drink, telephone, laundry and all that is not clearly mentioned in the “INCLUSIONS”.
    • Tips and personal expenses.
    • Insurances.
    • Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any

Cancellation by Customer

    • Cancellation received before 15 days: FREE of charge
    • Cancellation received from 7 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 30% of total rate
    • Cancellation received from 2 days to 6 days prior arrival date: 50% of total rate
    • Cancellation received less than 1 day prior arrival date or No show: 100% of total rate

FAQs

1. How do I reserve my tours with The Terrible Tour Guide Travel?

Just complete and send the reservation form on our website, making sure that you have given us your e-mail address and phone number. As soon as we receive your request we will contact you to confirm the reservation. It is our policy to reply to all requests within 24 hours.

2. Do you have tours available on specific dates?

Almost all of our tours are daily departure. To make a booking, you must submit a reservation form. Then we process the booking and reply to you within 24 hours.

3. I don’t want to make a reservation online, what can I do?

You can reserve by phone or WhatsApp: You can call our 24/7 call center hotline at + 84 343 470 507 (also available on WhatsApp)

4. Can I make a reservation directly through a travel agent?

Yes, of course if you would like to make a reservation directly with the tour operator or travel agent, you will need to contact them directly. However, we are in good position to make the offer, make the booking and run the trip as we are a local tour operator.

5. What if the preferred hotel is not available?

You will be notified via an e-mail (within 24 hours after placing your order) and we will do our best to suggest or book an alternative similar hotel based on your preferences and our experience.

6. What is the latest time that I can make my reservation?

We can only guarantee bookings made at least 3-working days (not including Sun & Public holidays) before the departure date.

7. How far in advance can I book?

You can book as far as 24 months in advance, but please ensure you remember you have made the reservation. We will charge 30% of total rate is required upon the confirmation of services require full payment 60 days before departure.
You can expect to receive the invoice as a reminder well in advance of your trip.

8. How do I make a reservation for someone else?

To complete a reservation for someone else, simply type in his or her name instead of yours for guest name. Don’t forget to use your email address to receive your confirmation information.

9. What happens to my tour booking if my flight is delayed?

Please inform us and the hotel immediately as any changes or fee will depend on the hotel policy. We will also try our best to offer you similar ground services.

10. Is it reliable to book online?

Making an online reservation is easy and safe. Just complete the secure reservations form (SSL – 128bit), making sure that you give us your e-mail address. As soon as we receive your request we will reply within 24 hours.

Every booking with us will add 1$ US to our humanitarian project to help increase development capacity for ethnic groups in northern Vietnam. At the meantime, we are focusing on helping children in remote mountainous villages in Vietnam, major destinations of our tours.

As travelers, you can join us too. Donations of unwanted clothes, books and toys are welcome and warmly appreciated. You can also take part in our regular mission trips to these hill tribal communities.