Private Street Food Hanoi Like a Local(vegan/vegeratian/customized tour)

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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 drop-off (Hanoi Old Quarter only)

Free Hotel pickup (Hanoi Old Quarter only)

No hidden charge during the tours

What's Not Included

Foods and drinks (3 - 5 dishes)

Personal expenses

Transport fee

Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 1 - 4
  • CHILD: Age: 5 - 9
  • YOUTH: Age: 10 - 15
  • ADULT: Age: 16 - 60
  • SENIOR: Age: 61 - 99

Additional Info

  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available

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

Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake)
Let an expert lead the way to the best food stands or local restaurants in Hanoi Old Quarter. While filling up on the flavors that made Hanoi one of the world best destination for hungry travelers, you’ll also learn more about the culture, history...

+ Enjoy the real local street foods with a local guide
+ Learn how to grab food, how to make food like a local
+ Relax and have fun with locals by sharing local tips
+ Reasonably customizing your tour
Beside the attraction of the street food in Hanoi, water puppet show is one of must-do things here. The unique puppetry performance is done on the water, accompanied by storytelling and music. You seem to be excited about it, don’t you?
How about a walking tour with volunteer students to discover Old quarter where is widely known with its ancient beauty? Let’s go to visit Hanoi ancient house, traditional market or historical bridge, etc. I am sure that it will be amazing experience for you.

Our tours are customized according to tourists' schedule. In some case, tourists have visited some places, we recommend other sites to help tourists discover every corner in Hanoi. When it comes to time, supposed that tourists have landed in Hanoi at 9am and they want to take Street food tours or city tours at 10 am, we are glad to provide customized tours. Here are out-standing destinations in Hanoi that you should pay a visit to and traditional foods you should taste.

We make a short conversation to discuss tour's itinerary which depends on tourists' schedule.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Old Quarter
Our tour will continue with Hanoi Old Quarter with 36 bustling streets. Wandering around the narrow alleys of Hanoi Old Quarter, tourists can see many ancient houses preserving their original charm since 19th century. Enjoy a cup of egg coffee, a specialty of Hanoi. Egg coffee is a perfect combination of dark coffee and fat egg.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Ancient House
The next destination in our trip is Ancient House, This house in the Old Quarter was restored in 1999, as an example of an ancient Hanoian home. It represents the architecture of the Old Quarter, and is decorated to reflect ancient houses of Hanoi.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Long Bien Bridge
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.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Dong Xuan Market
Dong Xuan market was constructed in Hanoi's Old Quarter, only 600meters north of Hoàn Kiếm Lake. The covered area of the market was about 6.500 m² with a large roof of corrugated galvanised iron supplied by the French contractor Poinsard Veyret. The most recognizable feature of the market was the 5-arch entrance corresponding to Dong Xuan Market's five domes, each dome was measured 19 meters in height and 25 meters in width.
Nowadays, the market is run by the Đồng Xuân Shareholding Company, its three stories are divided in stalls for wholesale and small traders who sell clothes or household goods, foodstuffs of every kind from fresh vegetables to Vietnamese dishes are also found at the rear of the market.

30 minutes • 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

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

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

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.

30 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 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

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

Temple of Literature & National University
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 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.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Not Included

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