Private Food Adventure Through Hanoi Old Quarter

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Departs: Hanoi, Hanoi

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Gordon Ramsay's "immortal" sayings about Vietnamese cuisine: "Thank God I wasn't born in Vietnam, I'm just a bad cook here" or "Vietnamese people don't realize how their very cheap dishes have high culinary standards" . It is no exaggeration to say that Vietnamese cuisine has long conquered many foreign guests.
Based on our five years of experience, we are confident in offering top-notch student guides who are knowledgeable about Vietnam's food and Hanoi, helping you dine like a local both while on a tour. Our culinary tours are not only delectable but also packed with fascinating information about the history and culture of the areas we visit
You may save time and avoid getting lost by experiencing the real Hanoi with locals. We are here every day and ready to assist you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Despite the fact that we have spaces available every day, they are limited, therefore you should book in advance to avoid disappointment and feel free to contact us if you need any help

What's Included

English speaking tour guide

Free Hotel pickup (Hanoi Old Quarter only)

Optional food ( if have) for tours full service

What's Not Included


Personal expenses: Shopping, buying souvenir.

Tips for tour guide

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 5
  • CHILD: Age: 6 - 10
  • YOUTH: Age: 11 - 16
  • ADULT: Age: 17 - 55
  • SENIOR: Age: 56 - 100

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.

What To Expect

Hanoi Old Quarter
We pick you up at your hotel or hostel punctually and We spend 5 minutes discussing about food allergies, vegetarian and tour's itinerary.

+ We pick you up at your hotel or hostel punctually
+ We spend 5 minutes discussing about food allergies, vegetarian and the tour’s itinerary

Discover Hanoi Street Food

Special traditional foods that only locals know

Tell mysterious stories about food’s recipe

Introduce Vietnamese traditions and customs

Bun Cha (Rice Noodle with Grilled Pork), Banh Mi (Vietnamese Sandwiches), Banh Xeo (Vietnamese Pancako), Ca Phe Trung (Egg Coffee), Bun Rieu Cua (Crab Soup Noodle), Pho (Noodle Soup), Banh Cuon (Stuffed Pancake/Steamed rolled rice pancake),

Walking to visit Hanoi Opera House, St.Joseph’s Cathedral ( Optional) and Hoan Kiem Lake Walking Street ( on Friday, Saturday, Sunday)

3 hours • Admission Ticket Not Included

Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
Begin our tour in Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake) - the center of Hanoi. Let’s enjoy the daily life of locals here and explore Ngoc Son Temple and The Huc Bridge. After, We take you to come back to your hotel or hostel

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ta Hien Street
Beer street. Come here and enjoy busy nightlife of Hanoi people. You can try many kinds of beer such as: Hanoi beer, Sai Gon Beer, 333 beer. You can skip if you do not want.

• Admission Ticket Free

Long Bien Bridge
You can come here or not. It is depended your guide. The Long Bien bridge across the Red River connects Hanoi with the main port of Haiphong. Designed by Gustave Eiffel, the bridge sustained significant damage during the Vietnam War. Only half of the bridge retains its original shape, but a rebuilding project supported by the French government is currently in progress to restore the bridge to its original appearance.

• Admission Ticket Free

Dong Xuan Market
Dong Xuan Market is a market in the center district Hoàn Kiếm of Hanoi, Vietnam. Originally built by the French administration in 1889, Đồng Xuân Market has been renovated several times with the latest in 1994 after a fire which almost destroyed the market. Nowadays, Đồng Xuân Market is the largest covered market of Hanoi where the wholesale traders sell everything from clothes, household goods to foodstuffs.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hanoi Opera House
Hanoi Opera House is an opera house in central Hanoi, Vietnam. It was erected by the French colonial administration between 1901 and 1911. Hanoi Opera House is one of three opera houses that the French built during their time in Indochina, the others are Haiphong Opera House and Municipal Theatre in Ho Chi Minh city.

• Admission Ticket Free

St. Joseph's Cathedral
St. Joseph's Cathedral, Hanoi is a church on Nha Chung Street in the Hoàn Kiếm District of Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a late 19th-century Gothic Revival (Neo-Gothic style) church that serves as the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hanoi. The cathedral was named after Joseph, the patron saint of Vietnam.
Construction began in 1886, with the architectural style described as resembling Notre Dame de Paris. The church was one of the first structures built by the French colonial government in Indochina when it opened in December 1886. It is the oldest church in Hanoi

• Admission Ticket Free

Train Street
Hanoi Train Street is a residential street in Hanoi, Vietnam that a speeding train passes straight through twice a day. Our tour will continue with Train Street. The street is so narrow that all residents must ensure their bikes and precious personal belongings, as well as their roaming children, are all safely inside the house before the train passes.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Hoa Lo Prison
There is nowhere in Vietnam that you can fully feel the creepy and sorrow atmosphere than in Hoa Lo prison, Hanoi. Displaying a collection of famous artifacts, killing tools and forms of torture in the French colonial time, Hoa Lo prison is the best representation of those inhumane crimes in history. It also honors the will of the fallen Vietnamese patriots.
(Only in Hanoi City tour option)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Ba Dinh Square
Ba Đình Square: is the name of a square in Hanoi where president Ho Chi Minh read the Proclamation of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam on September 2, 1945. ] When Ho Chi Minh died, the granite Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum was built here to display his embalmed body. It remains a major site of tourism and pilgrimage.
(Only in Hanoi City tour option)

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
The Chairman Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (Vietnamese: Lăng Chủ tịch Hồ Chí Minh) is a mausoleum which serves as the resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi, Vietnam. It is a large building located in the center of Ba Dinh Square, where Ho, Chairman of the Workers' Party of Vietnam from 1951 until his death in 1969, read the Declaration of Independence on 2 September 1945, establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. It is also known as Ba Đình Mausoleum (Vietnamese: Lăng Ba Đình) and is open to the public. Note: The Mausoleum just opens in early morning, except Monday and Friday
(Only in Hanoi City tour option)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Temple of Literature & National University
Temple of Literature is Vietnam's first national university .The temple was built in 1070 at the time of Emperor Lý Thánh Tông. It is one of several temples in Vietnam which is dedicated to Confucius, sages and scholars. The temple is located to the south of the Imperial Citadel of Thăng Long. The various pavilions, halls, statues and stelae of doctors are places where offering ceremonies, study sessions and the strict exams of the Đại Việt took place
(Only on Hanoi City tour)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
Vietnam Museum of Ethnology is a museum in Hanoi, Vietnam, which focuses on the 54 officially recognised ethnic groups in Vietnam. It is located on a 43,799-square-metre (10.823-acre) property [1] in the Cầu Giấy District, about 8 km from the city center. The Museum is a member of the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences - an academic institution of the Vietnamese Government.
(Only on Hanoi City tour)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Vietnamese Women's Museum
Established and operated by the Vietnam Women’s Union, the Vietnamese Women’s Museum officially opened its doors to public in 1995. The four-storey building is in Hanoi, Ly Thuong Kiet Street, situated along the central Hoan Kiem Lake and old quarter. It underwent renovation between 2006 and 2010. It functions as a gender museum and research centre that provides knowledge on the historical and cultural heritage of Vietnamese women among the nation’s 54 ethnic communities. By featuring women as its central theme, it illuminates the significant roles and contributions of Vietnamese women in the historical and cultural development of Vietnam.
(Only on Hanoi City tour)

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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