Getting to know the food is a great way of learning about a country. This full day tour gives you a hands-on lesson on how to shop for ingredients and cook authentic Vietnamese dishes. Followed by a cyclo tour and then sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine just like the locals do - on the street.
Take in all the smells, and pause for photographs with the vendors! Then it’s hands-on as you return to the centre and learn how to make a traditional dish. You also have the option to purchase many of the tools and spices used during the class. Enjoy your lunch with your own cooked dishes.
Continue the tour with a show of Water Puppetry - " puppets that dance on water"- is a tradition that dates back as far as the 11th century when it originated in the villages of the Red River Delta area of northern Vietnam. Today's Vietnamese water puppetry is a unique variation on the ancient Asian puppet tradition.
Watch in awe as the skilled chefs demonstrate for you how this tasty dish is put together. Continuing into the atmospheric heart of the Old Quarter, we wander past street stalls and quiet residential lanes where you can observe local life that has changed little since Hanoi was founded over 1000 years ago.
- Cooking class, Cyclo & Entrance fee as listed in the itinerary
- Local English speaking tour guide (or other languages upon request)
- Taxi for pick up & drop off at your hotel
- Lunch with your own cooked & Dinner street foods
- Drink of water & two glass of " bia hoi" on street food tour
- Local taxes & Service charge
- Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses.
- Tipping for guide
- Other not mention above
We’ll immerse you in the diverse cultures of Vietnam by showcasing the unique local flavors. And with the perfect balance of included sightseeing and free time, you can customize your dream vacation with the things you have always wanted to do.
Most countries in South East Asia require you to obtain a visa. Please check carefully with your travel specialist regarding specific visa requirements for each country you plan to visit as the legislation does change frequently. Thailand offers a free visa on arrival to most nationalities. Other countries including Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar offer a “visa-on-arrival” service which requires you to pay a fee at the airport, or you may prefer to obtain this in advance through the relevant embassy or a visa agent. For visa-on-arrival in Vietnam, you must submit some paperwork before you arrive.
This is an option to get your visa for Vietnam instead of getting visa at the Vietnam consulate in your country.
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