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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'. Head south to experience a different side of Vietnam. Visit...

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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Trip highlights
  • Local cuisine
    Local cuisine
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Food and drink
    Food and drink
  • Meet locals
    Meet locals
  • Lake
    Lake

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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
Accommodation
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
Accommodation
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

Accommodation
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

Accommodation
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

Accommodation
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.

Accommodation
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...


HanoiHạ Long BayHo Chi Minh CityCủ Chi

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support
  • Trip creation with an expert local agent

Not included in the price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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