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A Taste Of Vietnam
Food is at the heart of Vietnamese culture and a culinary tour is a fantastic way to discover this diverse country.
- Style: Private Tour
- Duration: 13 days/12 nights
- Starts in: Hanoi
Guide Price £2173
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Hanoi’s Old Quarter
- Hoi An’s Street Food
- Seafood in Lang Co
- Craft Beer in Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1 Hanoi
Upon arrival transfer to your hotel.
Day 2 Hanoi
Visit some of Hanoi’s most famous sights and then take a tour of the fascinating Old Quarter. This evening tantalise your taste buds and ignite the senses with a street food walking tour sampling some local favourites.
Day 3 Hanoi
Today enjoy a cooking class with a local chef passionate about Vietnamese cuisine. Visit a local market then learn to make some traditional dishes before a delicious lunch.
Day 4 Hanoi to Halong Bay
Drive to the coast to board the 4★ Paradise Elegance and enjoy lunch as you cruise into breathtaking Halong Bay. Relax on deck or enjoy one of the excursions on offer. Later watch a live cooking demonstration before sitting down to a delicious á la carte dinner.
Day 5 Halong Bay to Hoi An
Today travel back to Hanoi and fly to Danang. Upon arrival drive to Hoi An.
Day 6 Hoi An
Take a walking tour of Hoi An’s ancient town and sample some unique regional flavours. Try local specialities such as the delicate white rose dumplings and delicious Cao Lau noodles. End your tour at a small shop famous countrywide for its fresh bánh mi sandwiches.
Day 7 Hoi An
Drive to a local farm in Tra Que village for an insight into countryside living. Join a local family for lunch and learn the secrets behind one of Hoi An’s most traditional dishes, bánh xèo. Help prepare these savoury pancakes using natural fresh ingredients.
Day 8 Hoi An to Hue
Drive over the spectacular Hai Van Pass to the picturesque village of Lang Co en route to Hue. Stop for a unique fishing experience followed by a delicious seafood lunch.
Day 9 Hue
Today explore the impressive Imperial Citadel. This evening try one of Hue’s many eateries.
Day 10 Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and delve into Saigon after dark as you explore the modern side of Vietnam’s culinary scene. Experience the city’s popular craft beer culture from the back of a Vespa.
Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City
This morning visit the fascinating Cu Chi tunnels. Later take a tour to discover the highlights of the city.
Day 12 Mekong Delta
Today head into the winding waterways of the Mekong Delta where you can taste some of the freshest ingredients in the country. Stop for lunch in a local restaurant.
Day 13 Ho Chi Minh City
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.
Your Bespoke Tour can depart on any day you please.
per person (based on 2 adults sharing a room)
- Private vehicle & driver and private guides
- Flights as detailed
- 11 nights hotel accommodation & 1 night on boat
- 12 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 3 dinners
- International flights
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