If you are in Hanoi and are a bit dubious or scared to try the much talked about street food then this is the way to do it. Ha Noi Street food tour will give you a unique experience to try the foods of the local Hanoi people.
Half Day Ha Noi Street Food Tour
Tour Code: HNSF
Duration: 1/2 Day (approx. 4 hours)
Meals: as indicated
Our guide will pick you up directly from the hotel at around 16:00 and start walking through the maze of bustling streets that make up Hanoi’s Old Quarter. On the way, our guide will explain the food sights along the way as well as pointed other little tidbits of information. Our first stop is Dong Xuan market where you can see dozens of street hawkers selling a staggering variety of produce from live seafood to exotic fruits and spices along the perimeter of the market. Your expert English-speaking local guide will give you an insight into the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food culture including details on ingredients and historical backgrounds of popular northern dishes
Continuing into the atmospheric heart of the Old Quarter, we wander to Ly Quoc Su street to experience Banh Tom (Shrimp cake) which is served with sweet and sour fish sauce, green papaya and carrot slices. One more specialties food today is Banh Goi (Pillowed shaped cake), a very typical food of Ha Noi people. Like most cakes in Viet Nam, “ Banh Goi” is not baked but deep fried to create a charming yellow pastry skin, crispy and fragrant. The sweet salty cake is also served with some fresh herb such as lettuce, coriander to reduce its oily taste and raise guest’s appetite. Next stop is “Banh Cuon” at a local eatery in Hang Ga street, where we will have a chance to watch the skilled chefs demonstrating how this tasty dish is put together. The very exciting
A very exciting place that should not be omitted today is outdoor barbeque stalls on Ta Hien street. We will have a chance to sit down with the Ha Noi locals and sample various meat, vegetable and bread specialties that are flame grilled over hot coals for extra flavor.
The tour ends in a beautiful café shop on the roof top of a building where we have great coffee and enjoy Ha Noi Old Quarter’s view by night.
Includes: Private transfer from hotel to Old Quarter (if hotel is too far from Old Quarter), English speaking guide, meals as indicated, Mineral water and wet towel.
Excludes: Insurance, personal expenses, drinks, tips and gratuities.
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