Hanoi Free Food Tour
Stroll through hidden alleyways and bustling markets of Hanoi’s charming old quarter. Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine just like the locals do – on the street and learn more about Hanoi’s unique food culture. Try local specialties with influences from French and Chinese cuisine and view Hoan Kiem lake from a local café.
The street food in Hanoi is an awesome experience, with numerous places to eat and drink. Why not take a tour with us and let our experienced guide introduce you to some of the best street food around. Our guide will explain the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food including details on ingredients, cooking methodology and the historical background of many traditional and popular northern Vietnamese dishes.
We start our excellent street food walking tour at 16 Hang Chinh Street at Viator Vietnam in old quarter of Hanoi. With people who’ve not booked tour yet, you can come our office directly before start time about 30 minutes to book and join with us. This walking street food tour starts from either 11 a.m or 6 p.m. Along the perimeter of the market, dozens of street hawkers sell a staggering variety of produce from live seafood to exotic fruits and spices. Your English speaking guide will give you an insight into the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food culture including details on ingredients and historical backgrounds of popular northern dishes.
Your guide will not only walk you through the world of Hanoi’s street food but will also inform you of some of Hanoi’s delightful and interesting architecture along the way. You will eat as you walk, sampling seasonal fruits, and some French inspired foods from various food stalls. We eat as we go, trying seasonal fruits and sampling a tasty French-inspired snack from a street cart.
Walking through the maze of bustling streets that make up Hanoi’s Old Quarter, we tempt our tastebuds with the famed Hanoi dishes such as Nem Cuon, Pho at a local eatery. Your guide will take you safely along the way. Observe Hanoi’s skilled chefs preparing, cooking, and serving local dishes. We will then continue on to the atmospheric heart of the Old Quarter and walk by numerous street stalls and quiet residential alleys, where local life appears to have changed very little in decades. Sample the wonderful array of outdoor food stalls and enjoy the vibrant atmosphere surrounding them. Here we can sit down with the locals and sample various meats, vegetable, noodle specialties some of which are flame grilled over hot coals for extra flavor.
It’s then time for dessert as we venture down a small alley to join in the local tradition of feasting on fresh fruit served in a cup and smothered with crushed iced and condensed milk – this speciality is one not to be missed!
Your local guide will then take you to one of Hanoi’s best kept secrets, a hidden street food restaurant to taste top ten street foods in Hanoi is Banh My Hanoi, Vietnamese Rice Wine and famous Egg Coffee. This hard-to-find café is one of the few left in the narrow street inside the old quarter of Hanoi. Or, if coffee is not your style, why not try a beer, (or two) at one of Hanoi’s famous Bia Hoi, a unique drinking experience. At the end of the trip you are free to continue exploring the area or your guide will assist you with directions or a taxi back to your hotel.
|Viator Vietnam||English speaking guide|
|Departure Time||Entrance fees|
|11:00 a.m & 18:00 p.m||Food ad local street food restaurant|
|1 Hang Buom street, Hanoi||Drinks|
|Other private services|
|Price: 20 USD|
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.