Vietnam Foodie's Paradise ( Hanoi/Halong Bay/ Hoi An /Mekong Delta)

Trip Code

VFP

Departure Date

Daily

Duration

10 days

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399

Maximum Seats

4

What's Included?

Accommodation
All Transport
All Meals
All Entrance fees
Tour guide
Airline tickets on tour

Summary

Ho Chi Minh City, Mekong Delta, Hoi An, Hanoi, Halong Bay

Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Hanoi! With the Food & Culinary tour Vietnam Foodie’s Paradise ( Hanoi/Halong Bay/ Hoi An /Mekong Delta), you have a 10 days tour package taking you through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 4 other destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam Foodie’s Paradise ( Hanoi/Halong Bay/ Hoi An /Mekong Delta) includes accommodation in a hotel as well as flights, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Tour Overview

Day 1

Day 1: WELCOME TO VIET NAM - HO CHI MINH ARRIVAL

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 the 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.
Day 2

Day 2: THE SOUTHERN FOOD TASTE

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 1960’s. 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 medicine 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 hotel around 1:00 pm.
Day 3

Day 3: CRUISING ON MEKONG DELTA (B/L)

(start 7.20am – return around 17.30 ) 7:20am Pick up from 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 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 honey-bee farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Have lunch at 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 ( Meals: breakfast, luch)
Day 4

Day 4: TRAVEL FROM HO CHI MINH 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 ( Meals: breakfast)
Day 5

Day 5: IMMERSE YOURSELF IN HOI AN CUISINE (B/L)

Our 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 flavours ahead! From one local fave to another, 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 soya 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. What awaits us there are hundreds of street hawkers and food stalls selling a staggering array of local produce, including fresh noodles, sweet jelly, seasonal fruits, and live seafood. Your knowledgeable local guide will walk you through the colourful 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.
Day 6

Day 6: GREETINGS FROM THE CAPITAL (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 ( Meals: breakfast )
Day 7

Day 7: A TASTE OF STREET FOOD IN HANOI (B/D)

17h45 : Pick up at your hotel 18h00 : Introduce the itinerary of tour and drive around 36 old streets in the old quarter to enjoy different kind of street foods 19h30 Crossing over Ho Chi Minh Complex for sightseeing with overstop by the side of west lake to enjoy street food +drink 20h15 Riding pass Long Bien Bridge for sightseeing and taking pictures. Continue riding around old quarter of Hanoi with overstop at Opera house, Metropole Legend Hotel, Hoan Kiem Lake, Big Church 21h20 Drive to local Coffee to enjoy local life & drink
Day 8

Day 8: DISCOVER THE NATURAL WONDERS OF THE WORLD (B/L)

In the morning, check-out from hotel and get pick-up by the Cruise. Take a route most scenic to reach Halong Bay, taking you across the Red River Delta with emerald green rice paddies stretching for as far as the eyes can see. On arrival at Halong, you get to enjoy a cruise on the Bay to better explore the limestone rocks and the karst grottoes. After you are done with your exploration of the bay, it is time to enjoy an utterly delicious seafood lunch, after which a trip to the famous limestone cave in Ha Long bay, you’ll get to spend some time here, kayaking or swimming, so that you can get closer to the floating villages and shops. Towards the evening, you will return to the boat for an early dinner, followed by some time at leisure. You can opt to attend the activities taking part in the boat or relax for the day. Overnight on cruise ( Meals: breakfast, luch, dinner)
Day 9

Day 9: HA LONG BAY FISHING VILLAGE AND BACK TO HANOI

Rise early for a lesson in Tai Chi or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast. The boat will make its way back to the port stopping at the Limestone Cave, full of stalagmites and stalactites. From here, it’s clear sailing back to the main harbor and the return Hanoi around 17:00. Free at your leisure time. Overnight in Hanoi. ( Meals: breakfast, luch)
Day 10

Day 10: BIGGEST FAREWELL AND WARMEST THANK YOU - HA NOI DEPARTURE (B)

Relish a healthy breakfast on the final day of your trip. Complete the hotel check-out formalities after which you can visit the local markets and buy souvenirs for your loved ones. Later, proceed for departure and board your flight back home. Trip Ends. (Meals: breakfast)

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PRICES & INCLUDES

Option Private Tour Small Group Hotel
 Standard 1101 USD 701 USD 3 & 4star
Deluxe/Superior 1301 USD 901 USD 4 & 5star

* From prices subject to availability and subject to change. Prices may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Amounts payable to third parties not included. We include all flights as detailed within the trip summary for each tour. From the moment you land in the starting city to the moment you are transferred to the airport in the end city, all transport arrangements are taken care of by us. Agents may charge service fees and/or fees for credit card payments which vary. Please check all prices, availability and other information with your travel consultant before booking. If you book with TUI an additional 3% fee applies to credit card or charge card payments .

INCLUDES:

* All nights hotel accommodation.
* Breakfast daily & All lunches & Dinners.
* All transfers and transport in
modern air-conditioned vehicles.
* Boat trips   and
Halong Bay.
* 2 domestic flights.
* Sightseeing as specified
* Expert Vietnamese local guides
throughout.

EXCLUDES:
  • Hotel EARLY check in & LATE check out
  • Peak season surcharge & compulsory dinner at the hotel (if any)
  • International flights with taxes
  • Visa or Passport Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips, laundry and gratuities
  • Meals not marked on itinerary, and water during meals

Children Policy

  • The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults
  • For infant (<04 years old): FOC except domestic ticket cost
  • 04 – 11 years old without bed: 50% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old with extra bed: 75% adult rate
  • 04 – 11 years old in twin share: 90% adult rate

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