VIETNAM FOODIE’S PARADISE 10 DAYS VIETNAM FOODIE’S PARADISE 10 DAYS

Vietnam is a stunningly beautiful and diverse country with lovely people and delectable cuisine. Taste your way through the most amazing dishes, start from playful Ho Chi Minh City through the star of the central – Hoi An to elegant Hanoi capital, each region has unique cuisine that defines rich diversity of culture. You will be showed how real Vietnamese people live, work and eat. It’s great fun and the perfect way to discover some of the lesser known that local people love to eat. Let’s fill your tummy with delicious and authentic Vietnamese food in this journey.

» Hanoi: Ha Noi is not only famous for the home of the beautiful landscape but also the land of great culinary culture in Vietnam. Try Bun Cha a dish that president Obama fell in love with and city's signature drink: Egg Coffee.

» Hoi An:  Define the title "the world's best sandwich" for Banh Mi in Hoi An by yourself and try other super tasty dishes that the town can offers.

» Ho Chi Minh City: Eating insanely delicious Vietnamese food right here in Ho Chi Minh City, see the differences of cuisine in two parts of the country

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DAY 1: WELCOME TO VIET NAM

Your trip begins with arrival in Vietnam. Your private driver will meet and greet you at the airport. You will be escorted to the hotel by private transportation. Check-in to the hotel and get over the jet lag.

You can mooch through the streets of the city. Historic charm, architectural marvels, and products’ variety are splashed all over this area.

After enjoying the first day yourself and return to the hotel for a relaxing sleep.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 2: HO CHI MINH STREET FOOD

9:00 am – we start the tour at Nguyen Thien Thuat backstreet – The Lively Saigon. You will pass through one of the typical streets of the city with constructions dating back to the 1960s. Along the street are many Vietnamese guitar makers’ stores. Some of them are really of high qualities. There are also many interesting eateries. Mass residential apartment buildings are on the back street. Walking around here gives you an idea about how lively Saigon is. Street Photography is highly recommended. The walk starts from Nguyen Thien Thuat street and ends at Ban Co market. You are invited to try Vietnamese beautiful “chè” (desserts made of beans and sticky rice and coconut milk).

10:00 am – Keep on to District 10 and 5 to stroll through more typical residential apartment buildings. Again, you will witness Saigon unique lifestyles on the streets with shops, street food stands and rickshaws passing by.

11:30 am – Walk along Hai Thuong Lang Ong & Trieu Quang Phuc streets – the traditional medicine streets in China Town. This is an area concentrated with traditional clinics and medicinal herb stores. Walking along the streets, you can smell the herbs and watch the shop owners do their business. Visit Thien Hau Temple (a temple where Chinese people worship Heavenly Queen – an important god in their culture).

12:00 noon – Go to a local restaurant for lunch then come back to the hotel around 1:00 pm.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 3: MEKONG DELTA (B/L)

(start 7.20 am  – return around 5.30 pm)

7:20 am Pick up from the hotel.

Kick start your day with a hearty breakfast and a trip to Mekong Delta follows, depart for My Tho, the town lies on the left side of the Mekong River. Boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking around the country lane and seeing orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, folk song music which performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Riding a hand-rowed sampan through Thoi Son canal and treat yourself in the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business, visit a honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.

Have lunch at a local restaurant. Break time.

In the afternoon, time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meet the local villagers to experience the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. Hammock relaxing and enjoy cool breeze for those can’t join the cycling trip. Return to Ho Chi Minh.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh

DAY 4: HO CHI MINH FLY TO HOI AN (B)

Have breakfast at the hotel, have a free leisure time until there will be a private cab transfer you to the airport, and ready for the next flight to Hoi An.

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 5: HOI AN FOOD TOUR

Discover the Old Town of Hoi An after the sun has gone down — not only is it the best way to escape the midday heat, it’s also the perfect excuse to dig into its tasty street food scene!

Hoi An food tour starts around sunset and will walk you through local cafes, food stalls, markets, and restaurants, giving you a filling food adventure for the memory books.

First up – a local bakery that has been making the tastiest banh mi in town for over 20 years. They use the freshest local ingredients and are famous for their banh mi, a scrumptious sandwich that will fire up your taste buds and get them ready for the flavors ahead!

Next, we’ll join locals at a small eatery, taking a seat on the ubiquitous small plastic chairs and sampling tasty BBQ pork rolled with rice paper and fresh herbs. Served with typical soy dipping sauce, this dish is one of the highlights of the local food scene and an absolute must-devour.

Our food tour of Hoi An continues into the atmospheric heart of the city as we head straight for the central market, where you could see hundreds of street hawkers and food stalls selling a staggering array of local products, including fresh noodles, sweet jelly, seasonal fruits, and live seafood. Your guide will walk you through the colorful array of ingredients, filling you in on the most popular dishes in Hoi An and the significance of these foods to the traditional culture of central Vietnam.

From here, we’ll dig even deeper into the local food scene, passing through a maze of tiny alleys to emerge at one of our fave (secret) restaurants in Hoi An, where we’ll sample two of Hoi An’s specialties: deep-fried wonton and white rose dumplings.

Believe it or not, there’s more food to come! Our Hoi An food tour continues to a street vendor where a plate of chicken rice awaits. Be sure to save space, though, as we still have yet another treat in store: cake for dessert at local’s home!

We’ll finish our Hoi An food adventure at a local cafe near the iconic Japanese covered bridge, which is the perfect spot to conclude our culinary escapades. Top off the tour with a Vietnamese coffee or beer, take in the gentle pace of our beloved Hoi An and reflect on your fave dishes of the evening (if you can pick!).

Overnight in Hoi An

DAY 6: HOI AN FLY HA NOI (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Then, taking the flight to Hanoi. Check in your hotel and free at your leisure time to get your energy back.

Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 7: HA NOI STREET FOOD

Your expert English-speaking local 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. 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 taste buds with the famed Hanoi dish such as Bun Cha Hanoi, Banh Cuon at a local eatery. Watch in awe as the skilled chefs demo