THE BEST OF HANOI – CYCLING & STREET FOOD
Join us on this eco-friendly, exciting and fun journey through unknown parts of Hanoi and the Red River Delta. Experience Real Local Life while we cycle along beautiful tree lined streets, passing some of the major city’s highlights and through narrow alleys and hidden backyards in areas that you cannot find in any Vietnamese Travel Guide.
You’ll be surprised how peaceful and quiet it is when we take you to the Red River Delta. It is a totally different world here with an abundance of vegetable gardens and banana plantations.
There is no better way to experience Hanoi!
Hanoi is famous for its food and a tour with us through the most interesting streets of the Old Quarter in Hanoi is the best way to experience Vietnams Street Food cuisine. We’ll serve you the best local dishes and explain everything there is to know about all these specific dishes. We furthermore give you the opportunity to taste more variety in dishes.
Highlights during this tasting tour;
- Spend most of your time tasting different Vietnamese Street Food around Hanoi Old Quarter
- A nice relaxed experience to walk around the buzzing streets of the Old Quarter while enjoying the company of your knowledgeable tour guide who will inform you about the history and local customs while soaking up the nightlife of Hanoi.
Itinerary: Hanoi – City Highlights & Red River Delta
Morning tour from 8am till 12pm – Afternoon tour from 1.30pm am till 5.30pm
We meet up at 7:45 or 13:15 at our office at 13 Bat Su Street and after a brief introduction of the trip and safety instructions on how to navigate safely through Hanoi on a bicycle, we set off towards the famous Street Murals, along the Train Street.
On this cycling tour we furthermore take you through the most interesting parts and markets of the Old Quarter and move on towards the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum area where we will take narrow-car-free-alleys to hidden backyards so you can get a real feel of how life has been here for centuries.
We cycle along beautiful tree-lined streets and take in the fresh air around the West Lake area, Tran Quoc Pagoda and Truc Bach Lake.
Experience how tranquil and peaceful it is just 5-minutes from the buzzling Old Quarter of Hanoi when we cycle on narrow roads through impressive banana plantations and vegetable gardens on Banana Island that cover the fertile grounds of the Red River Delta. The noisy city suddenly seems very far away…
We finish the trip while cycling back through the Old Quarter.
Itinerary: Old Quarter – Street Food tasting Tour
Food is fantastic in Vietnam and a very important element in their social and family life. The diversity offered is unlimited and eating on the streets among local people, sitting on the typical little stools, is a fantastic experience!
The most important purpose of this Street Food Tasting Tour is to let you get acquainted with as many different dishes as possible so that you get a perfect picture of real local food on the street and what Vietnamese cuisine has to offer.
At 6pm your tour guide will meet you at your hotel to start your Food Tasting Experience in Old Quarter Hanoi. We take you through the most interesting streets of the Old Quarter. 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.
We can of course tailor this tour to your preferences, just let us know.
One thing is for sure, this will for sure be a trip you’ll treasure for a long time!
- Comfortable bikes, perfect for use in the city
- Water and drinks along the way
- Rain poncho if needed
- Entrance and sightseeing fees, if applicable
- Food and drinks during the Street Food tasting Tour
- Enthusiastic local and English-speaking tour guides
- 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!