Hanoi – Old Quarter Street Food Tasting Tour
The main purpose of our Hanoi, Old Quarter Street Food Tour, is of course to let you taste a big variety of typical, traditional and local Old Quarter dishes and to give you as much as first hand, local information about the these dishes and life in general in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
For a private tour it is only $25 p.p. based on 2 people.
Welcome to Vietnam’s richest cultural capital. With over 1,000 years of history to uncover, you’ll find the highlights of Hanoi’s treasured gems on this exciting tour around the ‘City of Lakes’. Visit the finest spiritual temples, busiest market streets & most tranquil gardens…
Considered charming colonial city, tourist would find Hanoi very typical feature of oriental city alive with its tree-lined boulevards and lakes and its blend of French, Chinese and Vietnamese architecture. Hanoi is the jewel of Asia.
It’s a wonderful tour of around 3 hours!
At 6pm your tour guide will meet you at your hotel to start your Food Tasting Tour through the most interesting streets of the 36 streets of the Old Quarter of Hanoi. He will give you a brief introduction about the route of the tour and about the places you will be visiting before we set off to explore Hanoi’s buzzling Old Quarter in the early evening.
The main purpose of our Hanoi, Old Quarter Street Food Tour, is of course to let you taste a big variety of typical, traditional and local Old Quarter dishes and to give you as much as first hand, local information about these dishes and life in general in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
Some of the typical and special local street foods that can be offered are:
- Nom No Kho: Papaya salad with beef jerky
- Nem Chua: Fermented pork
- Banh Cuon : Steamed rice paper rolled with pork and mushroom
- Banh Mi: Vietnamese bread with mixing hams
- Pho Ga Tron: Dry chicken noodles – mixing chicken noodle.
- Bun Cha: Rice vermicelli with grilled pork and light fish sauce
- Banh Xeo: Fried rice pancake
- Ca Phe Trung: Hot egg coffee
- Pick-up and drop off at your hotel in Old Quarter Hanoi
- Food and drinks during the tour
- English speaking and knowledgable local tour guide
- Tips and personal expenses
- Travel insurance
- All not indicated in our itinerary
- Booking voucher from us
- Cash for personal expense
Specific food requests
Please let us know if you have specific eating restrictions, allergic for certain things or if you are vegetarian, we can take that into account during the trips.
Especially for the north and central Vietnam;
In the period between November and April, the weather is variable, from sunny to cold and rainy. It is advisable during this period to bring some rain gear with some warmer clothes. In the period from April to November, it is good to pack a hat with a wide brim, sunscreen (at least SPF15) and a reliable insect repellent. A thin rain poncho is useful all year round.
Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!
What do I need to know?
During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a
towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect
repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler
months of November to March are advised. How much luggage can I take? Your
vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in
a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for
easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the
luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage.
Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one.
Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!