Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Join our Hanoi Street Food Tour to explore Hanoi in a different way, with our guide who’s passionate about food, and discover the exotic flavors of Vietnam with fellow food-lovers. Sample fruit, hawker street food and local specialties, and visit Hanoi’s largest covered market, Dong Xuan. With a maximum of 6 participants, you’ll have a personalized experience on this walking tour of Hanoi’s best street food areas.
10.30: Picked up at your hotel and brought to Dong Xuan market. Breathe in the aromatic scents wafting from street hawker stalls selling everything from exotic fruit to seafood. Led by a local guide, hear stories about the ingredients and history of Hanoi’s food culture and northern Vietnamese specialties.
After sampling fruit and street snacks at the market, continue walking to Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Then take a wander down Hanoi’s atmospheric lanes of houses, shops and street stalls, stopping to sample Banh tom, another Vietnamese dish originating from Hanoi and is made of deep fried battered sweet potato and shrimp.
Visit a local restaurant to watch the chefs at work, then dine on a famous local dish called banh cuon (“rolling cake”) are tender rice-flour crêpes filled with a luscious mix of pork and mushrooms and topped with fried shallots.
Your walk ends with a visit to one of Hanoi’s most popular coffee. Here you can try the local favorite, black coffee, or perhaps a chilled beer. Your tour ends here, so you can either continue exploring on your own, take a taxi or ask your guide for directions and suggestions.