Join this exciting street food tour in the lively city of Hanoi and see how the food available in Hanoi’s narrow alleys and tree-lined boulevards is just as much a part of the city as its lakes and old world architecture.
What to Expect
It is very difficult to find some local food stalls and mini restaurants on your own in hidden alleys and sidewalks, certainly the best way to make it easy is joining this special tour in Hanoi to learn about Vietnamese cuisine, culture, people and language.
The Hanoi Street Food Day Tour starts by walking about 4 kilometers in old quarter "36 streets" to visit some famous and specialized- food families or stalls and local restaurants, shops where they run their business every day. You will watch and taste around 6- 8 particular dishes. Visit Dong Xuan market to sample some local treats such as Banh Xeo (Crispy pancake) and Banh Goi (Pillow Dumpling). Your guide will explain the routine of Vietnam meal times and indigenous and unusual ingredients eaten. See dried goods and aromatics, the essentials of Vietnamese cuisine. Stroll up 'food alley’ to see other dishes on offer. You will dip your fingers and surprise your senses in the extraordinary Vietnam cuisine and experience Vietnam's tradition through food.
This street food tour will give you a unique experience to try the foods of the local Hanoi people. Your guides ensure the food is handled hygienically and will provide a comfortable venue for the tastings. The benefit also goes back to the vendors or restaurants and families as the produces are bought directly from them. Enjoy the special egg coffee at one of the traditional family-run coffee shops at the end of the tour.
- Guided walking tour of markets in the Old Quarter
- Friendly English-speaking guide
- All food tastings
- Complimentary drinks
- Hygiene food handling
- Egg coffee treat
What's Not Included
- Tips (recommended)
Know Before You Go
• This tour can be taken in the morning or afternoon
• The tour may be subject to change due to weather conditions etc.
• The tour will be mostly conducted on foot so be sure that you are wearing comfortable walking shoes