Culinary Tour In Vietnam

About Trip:

Spend an incredible 12 days delving into cultural and historic depths of two incredible Vietnam. Ride a traditional rickshaw through historic Hanoi, cruise ethereal Ha Long Bay aboard a restored junk, meander Hoi An’s ancient streets, and uncover history in fast-paced Ho Chi Minh City 

Highlights

Tasting your way through the narrow street-food filled alleys of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

Have the opportunity to practise Tai chi in the early morning around Hoan Kiem Lake

Cycling to visit beautiful landscape and unique villages in Mai Chau

Enjoying traditional Vietnamese food surrounded by the stunning natural beauty of Halong Bay.

Do as the farmers to grow vegetables in local village in Hoian

Exploring the “Rice Bowl” of Vietnam and the rich culinary heritage of Saigon and the Mekong Delta

Trip Fact
  • Trip Name: Culinary Tour In Vietnam
  • Trip Code: TL-341-169
  • Country: Vietnam
  • Type: Private Tour,Luxury Tour
  • Activities: Culinary And Nightlife
  • Starting Point: Hanoi
  • Ending Point: Saigon

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Itinerary

DAY 01: HANOI ARRIVAL (-/-/D)

Our tour guide will meet and greet you upon arrival at Noi Bai International airport in Hanoi.

Check in hotel (After 14.00) free and easy until transferring to have a welcome dinner.

Overnight in Hanoi


DAY 02: FULL DAY CITY (B/L/D)

After having breakfast, get ready for Hanoi city tour:

- The Ho Chi Minh's Complex, including Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ho Chi Minh’s Stilt House and the One Pillar Pagoda.

- Then heading to Truc Bach Lake is one of the many lakes in the city of Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam. It is known outside Vietnam as the site where future United States politician John McCain landed during the Vietnam War after being shot down and

- Visiting Quan Thanh Temple.

In the afternoon, enjoy one hour cylco tour in Hanoi Old Quarter. After that, enjoy your Street food - 2 hours trip are Banh Cuon, Banh My, sticky rice, Hanoi coffee & special egg-milk coffee, “Ch? cá lá v?ng”, Bun Cha.

Evening highlight will be a Water Puppet Performance – the unique form of Vietnamese art derived from wet rice civilization of South East Asia.

Overnight in Hanoi


DAY 03: “GOOD MORNING” PROGRAM -  MAI CHAI ECOLODGE (B/L/D)

Meet our tour guide at around 6AM in the early morning. Enjoy the morning exercise “Tai chi” with Hanoi people.

The next destination is the very famous restaurant that you could have a traditional breakfast like a Hanoian, you could enjoy “Pho Bat Dan”.

Back to hotel to take your luggage and transfer to Mai Chau eco-lodge for relaxing, enjoy traditional dance with local rice wine “Ruou Can” in the evening

Overnight in Mai Chau


DAY 04: HALF DAY BIKING TOUR -  HANOI (B/L/D)

In the morning, cycle around the valley; explore the beautiful landscape and unique Thai culture in the villages: Nà Thia, Chi?ng S?i, Cha Village, Cha Long, Tong Dau, and V?n Village. Soak up the tranquil daily life by seeing the farmers working on their lush green paddy fields: growing rice, vegetable, raising fish and grazing livestock depending on the seasons.

What to pack for biking tour:

  • Sunscreen and hat in summer
  • Comfortable walking shoes

In the afternoon, back to Hanoi

Overnight in Hanoi


DAY 05: HANOI - HALONG - HANOI (B/L/-)

Morning: the pick up at hotel and transfer to Noi Bai airport.

09:00: Get on seaplane, Depart Noi Bai airport to Tuan Chau Marina. After 15 minutes scenic flight over Halong Bay, land on water. Hai Au buggy to pick you up and drop off at L’ Azalee Cruise Café for check-in

11:30-11:45 Embark on L’ Azalee Classic Day Cruise

11:45-14:00 Arrive at Tung Lam Island Bay. After lunch is served while dropping anchor, continue cruising into the Bay, and pass several icons of Halong Bay such as: Thumb Island, Cock Fighting Island, Incense Island, Ba Hang Floating village and finally Dog Island.

14:30-16:00 Visit Thien Cung Cave (Paradise Cave). Weigh anchor again and cruise on the final leg to get back to Tuan Chau Marina

16:00-20:00 Private car to pick you up at L’Azalee Cruise Café to drive back to Hanoi. Arrive Hanoi downtown. Drop off at the hotel.

Overnight in Hanoi


DAY 06: HANOI DANANG - HOIAN ANCIENT TOWN (B/-/D)

In the morning, free until to transfer to the airport for the flight to Danang, then drive to Hoian.

Enjoy a walking tour through the Old Quarters to see the town's landmarks of Japanese Covered Bridge, ancient Assembly Hall, Phuoc Kien Temple and then we take a river trip and you will enjoy the scenery along the Thu Bon River and visit ceramic village of Thanh Ha.

Overnight in Hoian


DAY 07: COOKING CLASS AT TRA QUE VILLAGE (B/L/-)

Welcome you at the hotel’s lobby. Riding bicycle to Hoi An’s colorful central market. Here you will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later. So make sure your camera is handy. Bike to Tra Que vegetable village. Welcome drink for rest and walk through the vegetable gardens where local farmers work on their fields, using the traditional methods of hundreds of years ago, no electrical machinery here. Go to the restaurant & work together with the chef. Learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food. After the lesson, enjoy what you have cooked.

Recipes:

- Tra Que vegetable salad Tam Huu dish

- Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancake)

- Hoi An spring rolls

Transportation: Bicycle

Departure time: 08:00 am & 14:00 pm

Overnight in Hoian


DAY 08: CHAM ISLAND (B) – SIC TOUR

8:00: local tour guide will pick you up at the hotel’s lobby, transfer to Cua Dai harbour. Relax in fresh cool wind and enjoy the beautiful landscape on the speed boat to Cham island. Visit Au Thuyen where the local boats are hidden in storms. Walking along the rice field to visit the over-100-years-old temple of Hai Tang Pagoda and fishing village. Transfer to Bac island for snorkeling. Here you can swim, see the forest of nice coral under the sea. Go back to Bac island for relax, swimming, sunbath and enjoy lunch with fresh seafood.

14:00: Return to Hoi An.

• Transportation: A/c bus, speed boat

• Departure time: 08:00 am

• Duration: 06 hours

• Activities: Explore the Cham Island, swimming and snorkeling.

Overnight in Hoian


DAY 09: DANANG - SAIGON AFTER DARK TOUR BY VESPA (B/-/D)

In the morning, free until to transfer to the airport for the flight to Saigon.

Night time, enjoy :Saigon After Dark” tour - 6:30pm – 10:30pm:

 Part night excursion, part street food adventure. VVA pick up guests at hotel and first stop is to Café zoom to "watch the world goes by" (quoted by The Lonely Planet) and enjoy cocktail and appetizer (inclusive) before adventuring into favorite local eating spot. Guests experience the nightlife of Saigon the way locals do, all from the back of a vintage Vespa scooter. The tour will start with a ride to part Chinatown and then heading to District 4 through busy streets and alleys to see the night life of locals and enjoy street sea- food and cold drinks, places that foreigner won't be found. Leaving district 4 to district 3 the tour pass through downtown district 1 to take in the sights on the way to Banh Xeo, specialty of Saigon, and southern food with the locals. Then the tour will continue to a hidden Vietnamese-style coffee shop to have a taste of Vietnamese music (live) as a local. After this the tour will bring guest to a lively music venue to enjoy the drinks with live music. Guests ride pillion behind our drivers.

• Notice: Minimum age of children travel with parents is from 6 years of age.

• Includes: Vespa, drivers, English speaking tour guide, dinners (2 stops), local music venues and café (3 stops), at least one drink at each stop.

Overnight in Saigon


DAY 10: SAIGON - CUCHI TUNNEL BY JEEP - HALF DAY CITY TOUR (B/L/-)

Your army Jeep and guide will meet you at hotel and take a drive to Cu Chi Tunnels.

Upon arrival, you will watch a short introductory video about land and then visit various mantraps, the remains of an American tank and numerous bomb craters; you even can explore the tunnels by yourself. (You may like to try out war- era guns, check it out at shooting range at your own expense).

Leaving Cu Chi Tunnels, you will visit Mr. Mushroom’s farm & restaurant. Visit the farm with explanation about vegetables and herbs there. After the farm tour, enjoy your meal with fresh ingredients picked from his farm.

Get back to Saigon, you will start city tour, visiting: the Reunification Palace, the former residence of the President of South Vietnam; then leaving the city center heading to District 5, the oldest part of Saigon with the large Chinese community has been settled for centuries. In ChoLon, you will spend time visiting the bustling Binh Tay Market.

Overnight in Saigon


DAY 11: SAIGON - MYTHO (B/L)

After breakfast at the hotel transfer to outskirt of Saigon and begins the tour on the beautiful countryside road. Start at Tourist Boat Station (My Tho), cruising on Tien (Mekong) river and seeing four islands: Dragon, Unicorn, Tortoise, Phoenix. Enjoy fresh coconut juice. Visit the fish floating market and Fish-craft village along Tien River. Stop at Thoi Son Island, go walking around countryside road, seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits and listen to traditional music. Take a rowing boat on small canal with beautiful scenery of country side, to visit honey-bee farm and enjoy honey-tea. Stop at Phoenix Island to visit Coconut Monk Temple and Crocodile-pond.

Overnight in Saigon


DAY 12: SAIGON DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at the hotel: Free time till departure transfer to airport for your departure flight.



Cost Details

Price Include:
  • Accommodation as mentioned with twin/double room with daily breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned (B - Breakfast, L - Lunch, D - Dinner)
  • Private transfer and transportation
  • Single entrance fees as in the itinerary
  • Sightseeing with local experience English speaking guide
  • Mineral water with 2 bottle of 500ml/ tour day/ pax
Price Exclude
  • All international airport tax
  • International flights & domestic flight
  • Early check in or late check - out (check in time: after 14PM, check out time: before 12 PM)
  • Visa arrangement & Visa stamp at international gate to Vietnam
  • Drink & Beverage in meals
  • TIPPING for both local guides and van drivers
  • Suggested TIPPING for bellboy, boat crew, sampan driver: depends on your budget. Other service not mentioned above
  • Surcharge for Public Holiday 2019

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No charge for any cancellation made 30 days prior to tour start date. If not canceled prior to 30 days, no refund will be issued.

Trip Notes

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

A current valid passport and visa is required on the day of travel

A minium of 2 people per booking is required. If your group has over 4 people, pls contact to have better rate.  

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