Old Quarter Street Food Walking tour from HanoiProduct ID: 70742
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Pick-up servicePick-up at the lobby of your hotel within Hanoi Old Quarter at agreed time
- Experience a food walking tour of Hanoi’s Old Quarter
- Stroll through the ‘36 Old Streets' of Hanoi in search of authentic tastes
- Taste dishes from street stalls and local eateries
- Hear expert commentary on Vietnamese cuisine
Hanoi is one of the world’s greatest street food cities, and there’s no better way to unlock the hidden secrets of the Old Quarter and its cuisines than through this unique walking tour. Sample authentic local dishes away from the tourist trails, get to know the local lifestyles on the street at various amazing food stalls and add up to your real experience of the city. Enjoy a view of the water puppet show: the traditional subjects of water puppet performance shows the daily lives of Vietnamese farmers (cultivating, tending buffalo, catching fishes), communal entertainment (swimming contest, dragon dancing) or historical legends (Le Loi returns precious sword), with modest performance way have appealed audiences for centuries. Tourists can directly watch these shows in Thang Long Water Puppets Theater after walking food tour Old Quarter.
Your tour guide will welcome you at your hotel lobby, then start the walking tour in the old quarter '36 streets' to visit some famous and specialized-food families or stalls/local restaurants and shops where they run their everyday business. You will watch and taste some particular dishes (We can customize vegetarian food or special requirement). The old quarter in Hanoi is over one thousand years old, and today retains much of the old flavor that made the area special in earlier times, each street being the exclusive domain of one trade. As a result, there are whole streets of blacksmiths, silver shops, paper shops, headstone makers and more. Originally there were just 36 streets in the old quarter but today there are more than 50 streets. Although many of the streets are short, and the area is rather compact.
Taking part in this special tour will teach you about Vietnamese cuisine, culture, people and language. You will be given a unique experience to try the foods of the local Hanoi people, Your guide will ensure that the food is handled hygienically, and provide a comfortable venue for the tastings. The benefit also goes back to the vendors or restaurants/families as the tour operator buys directly from them. The tour will finish at Water Puppet Show Theater, at the end of the trip you’ll be received a free handicraft gift as thanks.
- Meals as per itinerary
- English-speaking guide
- Tea and coffee
- Free handmade gift
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
Product ID: 70742