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VietnamCulinary exploration of Vietnam

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A perfect option for those who wish to explore the highlights and contrasts of Hanoi & Saigon. Immerse yourself into Hanoi culture starting with a hectic cyclo ride through the busy Old Quarter. followed by a taste bud tingling walking street food tour. Escape the city and cruise among the giants of Halong Bay aboard a traditional 'junk'. ...

A perfect option for those who wish to explore the highlights and contrasts of Hanoi & Saigon. Immerse yourself into Hanoi culture starting with a hectic cyclo ride through the busy Old Quarter. followed by a taste bud tingling walking street food tour. Escape the city and cruise among the giants of Halong Bay aboard a traditional 'junk'. Head south to experience a different side of Vietnam. Visit an organic farm in the outskirt of Ho Chi Minh City and attend a cooking class to learn about local cuisine and practice your cookery skills. Wrap up the journey with a memorable visit to the underground network of Cu Chi Tunnels.

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Tour itinerary includes
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • Lake
    Lake

Customisable trip itinerary

This tour idea is fully customisable

The itinerary has been created by our local agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Welcome to Vietnam!

Arrival at Noi Bai International airport in Hanoi...

• You will be welcomed by our representative and transfer to your downtown hotel

• Enjoy a 1-hour cyclo ride through the narrow lanes of the Old Quarter

• Witness a traditional performance of the famous Vietnamese water puppets

Visited:
Hanoi
Accomodation
Gondola Hotel (Hanoi)

Day 2: Cultural City Tour & Street Food

• Begin with the essential Hanoi tour. ​Allow your guide to show you the highlights of this animated city!

• Lunch at a popular local hangout

• Later, embark on a walking street food tour in Old Quarter

Visited:
Hanoi
Accomodation
Gondola Hotel (Hanoi)

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay

UNESCO World Heritage Halong Bay..

• Drive through the scenic Red River Delta

• Board your boat for an overnight cruise through legendary Halong Bay

Visit a famous cave in the middle of the bay

• Enjoy a freshly prepared seafood dinner under the stars

Accomodation
Swan Cruises (Hạ Long Bay)

Day 4: Flight to Ho Chi Minh City

• Rise early for a morning Tai chi session or photo hunt

Hit the beach and go swimming (weather permitting) or hike up to the top of the island for a panoramic view of Halong Bay

Go Kayaking around the Man’s Head Islet

• Once back ashore, transfer to the airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City

Accomodation
Prague Hotel (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 5: Ho Chi Minh City, sights and highlights

• After breakfast, drive to Cu Chi Tunnels for a guided visit of this remarkable historic site

• Return to the city for a half day, HCMC Highlights tour

• Enjoy the rest of the evening as you wish

Accomodation
Prague Hotel (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 6: Farm-to-table cooking class

• Learn the secrets of local cuisine with our English speaking Vietnamese Chef!

Visit an organic farm and learn about different kinds of herbs, spices and vegetables

Cook and enjoy a tasty 3 course meal under guidance of a professional chef

Menu can be adapted to meet our guests needs with advance notice. Kids 7+ years old are welcome.

Accomodation
Prague Hotel (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 7: Depart Ho Chi Minh City

...Farewell from Vietnam!!

• Your time will be your own until being picked up for departure

Transfer to Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat Airport

• Be warned, though: you'll probably want to come back...


Hanoi Hạ Long Bay Ho Chi Minh City Củ Chi

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