About the tour
On the tour, we will dive down through the alleyways and backstreets to taste some of the best street food in Hanoi. Along the way, you will learn, touch, taste, smell and see the local lifestyle and Vietnamese culture in Hanoi with a local expert. Interact with the local vendors, find out why some dishes you will try are not easy to find in the city without a local guide.
With a private knowledgeable tour guide, you can navigate Hanoi’s thriving street food scene without hassle. This adventure is designed uniquely to combine expert knowledge with your own interests, giving you a chance to get closer to the culinary delights hiding in every corner of the city. Our tour is not just about the food though, it is a fascinating look at the people as well as history behind Hanoi’s cuisine.
- Enjoy a wide range of savory, unexpected street food
- Navigate street easily with hands-on experience
- World-class pantry within bustling alleyways of Hanoi
- Visit a local market
We first meet each other at Hieu Sach Bo Ho (Lakeside bookstore) at no.53 Dinh Tien Hoang street. Then, the local host will guide you through must-visit sites to sample the most popular street foods in Hanoi and Vietnam as well, namely Bun Cha (grilled pork patties with noodles), Crab noodles, Pho (beef Noodle soup), pork porridge, and Banh xeo (savory Vietnamese pancakes). Next, you will dig deeper into lesser-known dishes, such as golden pillow cakes, grilled quail, eel noodle, snails and shrimp cake.
Grab an assortment of beverages and local dried snacks before visiting a local market. It is very pleasurable and happy for your guide to take your suggestions into consideration.
- English speaking tour guide
- Street food and drinks
- Commentary offered in English
- Hotel transfers
- Other personal expenses
- Tips and gratuities
- Visa arrangement
- Guests must be 10 or older
- Group size is maximal at 8