Real Food Adventure - Vietnam Overview

Travel the breadth of Vietnam, from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City, experiencing tranquil Halong Bay, iconic Hue and charming Hoi An, all the while tasting the true flavours of Vietnam.

    • 12
    • TVZY
    • 4.90 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,581
      CAD $1,683
      AUD $1,746
      EUR €1,177
      GBP £1,045
      NZD $2,069
      ZAR R15,899
      CHF FR1,440
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Trip Validity

  • 2014-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Travel to Vietnam and savour its culture and cuisine from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Chop, slice and eat your way through Vietnam, experiencing one of the freshest and most fragrant cuisines on the planet. From pho and ancient buildings in Hanoi, banh khoai and imperial citadels in Hue, banh xeo and lantern-lit streets in Hoi An and banh canh and pulsating markets in Ho Chi Minh City, experience Vietnam’s cuisine and its tightly woven place within its culture. Drink in cafes and beer halls that sprawl out over city streets, buy fruit from wicker baskets draped over a vendor’s shoulders and sit at market stalls as aromatic noodle soups are whipped up in front of you. Experience all of Vietnam’s iconic sights, spend time cooking with some of the country’s top food experts and get a true taste of Vietnam on this delectable Real Food Adventure.

  • Sip bia hoi beer in one of Hanoi’s colourful beer halls
  • Eat Hanoi’s best street food at the bustling Don Xuan Markets
  • Sail the emerald-green waters of breathtaking Halong Bay
  • Slurp bun bo hue (beef and vermicelli noodle soup), Hue’s local specialty
  • Bike through herb gardens of Tra Que Village
  • Be part of the raucous making of banh xeo (savoury crispy pancake) in Hoi An
  • Learn the secrets of central Vietnamese cooking at Hoi An’s celebrated Morning Glory Cooking School
  • Float past markets and farms on your way to a welcoming homestay on the Mekong Delta

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Finish:

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    11 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Homestay (1 nt), Hotel (8 nts), Overnight boat (1 nt), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt)
  • Transport:

    Overnight sleeper train, Plane, Taxi
  • Included activities:

    Halong Bay - Overnight boat cruise, Hanoi - Cooking class, Hanoi - Street Eats and Market tour, Hanoi - Teahouse visit, HCMC - Ben Thanh market, HCMC - City tour, HCMC - Cooking class and dinner, HCMC - War Remnants Museum, Hoi An - Ancient town, Hoi An - Bale Well Dinner, Hoi An - Herb Garden Bicycle Tour and Cooking Class, Hue - Imperial citadel, Hue - Motorbike trip including lunch, Hue - Royal tomb, Mekong Delta - boat cruise and homestay, Mekong Delta - Traditional breakfast, Mekong Delta - Vist to Vinhlong Market

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    566kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    A single supplement is available on this trip.

  • Total price from

    USD $1,581
    CAD $1,683
    AUD $1,746
    EUR €1,177
    GBP £1,045
    NZD $2,069
    ZAR R15,899
    CHF FR1,440
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $131
    CAD $140
    AUD $145
    EUR €98
    GBP £87
    NZD $172
    ZAR R1,324
    CHF FR120
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About Vietnam

Real Food Adventure - Vietnam Summary

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Days 1-2 Hanoi

Hanoi is famous for its tranquil lake settings, French-colonial architecture, ancient temples, delectable cuisine and as the resting place of the revered former leader, Ho Chi Minh.

Days 3-4 Halong Bay/Overnight Train

Halong Bay is a place of surreal beauty, with ethereal limestone islands jutting out of jade waters and atmospheric caves and grottoes carved out by time. In the evening we enjoy a performance of the unique Water Puppets.

Day 5 Hue

Packed with historic monuments, Hue is also perfectly located to explore the surrounding countryside, which features stunning scenery, quaint villages and the peaceful Tam Giang Lagoon.

Days 6-8 Hoi An

The backstreet and waterways in and around Hoi An are fascinating places to explore - emerald rice paddies, friendly locals and beautiful landscapes abound.

Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City

Formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is an exciting and dynamic city brimming with street vendors, cyclos, temples, shops and colonial architecture.

Day 10 Mekong Delta Homestay

The Mekong Delta is the lifeblood of South-East Asia, and this fertile region within Vietnam is a maze of canals brimming with life, markets and tropical foods.

Days 11-12 Ho Chi Minh City

With countless food stalls, restaurants, museums and markets, the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City have something for everyone to enjoy.
    • 12
    • TVZY
    • 4.90 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $1,581
      CAD $1,683
      AUD $1,746
      EUR €1,177
      GBP £1,045
      NZD $2,069
      ZAR R15,899
      CHF FR1,440
      *
    •  
       
       
       
       
    •  
       
       
       
       
    • Food
    • Original
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