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Vietnam Foodie Tour with TripADeal

13 days

Vietnam Foodie Tour with TripADeal

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Uncover the seductive tastes of Vietnam on this 13 day Foodie Tour. Traditional street food fused with French colonial influence, Vietnamese food is steeped in history and, most importantly, flavour! Let the fresh herbs, delicate sauces and exotic ingredients tempt your palate while you traverse a nation known for breathtaking landscapes and ancient culture.

Explore Hanoi’s historical sights on tour before being dazzled by the sights and sounds of the Old Quarter for a Water Puppet Performance and your first street food demonstration. Enjoy a Tai Chi lesson, eat at a famous restaurant and then sail famous Halong Bay aboard a Traditional Junk Boat. Then, it is off to the atmospheric Hoi An, where you will witness the fascinating Tra Que vegetable village, take part in a cooking class, explore the local markets and be guided through the impressive Ancient Town. Hue is the next destination, a deeply historical area that resonates the imperial history of Vietnam, enjoy another sumptuous street food offering and relax in harbour side town. Uncover the Mekong Delta, take a boat to local restaurants, explore the floating markets and learn rural traditions from the locals. Finally, arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, where the city is yours to wander, or take part on an optional tour to witness the Cu Chi Tunnels. This package includes return international flights, 10 nights at premium 4-star accommodation, one night cruising, 22 meals, three street food tours and a cooking class.

Inclusions

  • Experience the centuries-old culture of Vietnam
  • Sample the best of Vietnamese cuisine
  • Visit Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Hue, Ho Chi Minh City & More
  • Discover Vietnam's ancient capital of Hanoi on a guided tour
  • See the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex, Presidential Palace & more
  • Enjoy a unique Water Puppet Performance
  • Taste local Hanoi street dishes: Madam Hanh’s Banh Cuon and Grilled Pork & Bun Thang
  • Travel to Hoan Kiem Lake – the symbol of Hanoi
  • Try the famous Vietnamese noodle soup - Pho Bat Dan
  • Sail among the limestone islands of Halong Bay
  • Cycle to Hoi An’s colourful Central Market
  • Take part in a cooking class at Tre Que Vegetable Village in Hoi An
  • Learn traditional Vietnamese cooking techniques & recipes
  • Sample Tra Que Vegetable Salad, Tam Huu, Banh Xeo & Hoi An Spring Rolls
  • Experience Hoi An’s ancient Old Town on a guided tour
  • See the Japanese Covered Bridge Pagoda & more
  • Taste local Hoi An street dishes: Hoành Thánh, Bánh Vạc & Bánh bèo
  • Enjoy a free day in the historic river city of Hoi An
  • Travel the scenic hillside road of Hai Van Pass
  • Taste local Hue street dishes: Bun Bo Hue, Nem Lui & Che Hem
  • Learn about the rural way of life from locals of the Mekong Delta
  • Try local Can Tho fare such as: Banh Tam Bi, Cai Rang Nem Nuong & Banh Xeo
  • Visit the largest floating market in the Mekong Delta, Cai Rang Floating Market
  • Experience the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City on a day free at leisure
  • Discover UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Return international flights (economy class) from AKL/*CHC
  • 2 x internal flights (economy class): Hanoi to Da Nang, Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
  • 1 night cruising beautiful Halong Bay
  • Sail aboard a traditional Vietnamese junk boat
  • 10 nights premium 4 star hotel accommodation
  • 22 meals including 3 street food tours
  • English speaking local tour guides
  • Airline taxes and surcharges
  • Transportation by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Return airport transfers

Itinerary

Day 1: New Zealand - Hanoi, Vietnam

Day 2: Hanoi city tour - street food dinner

Day 3: Hanoi - Halong Bay overnight cruise

Day 4: Halong Bay - Hanoi - Da Nang - Hoi An

Day 5: Hoi An cooking class - ancient town city tour - street food dinner

Day 6: Hoi An free day

Day 7: Hoi An - Hue - Hue street food dinner

Day 8: Hue - Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City - Ben Tre - Can Tho

Day 10: Cai Rang floating market - Ho Chi Minh City

Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City free day

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City - New Zealand

Day 13: Arrive in New Zealand

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TERMS & CONDITIONS

This travel offer is priced for one person based on twin share. For a full list of terms and conditions please speak to your World Travellers consultant.

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