An hour Cyclo + Street Food Walking Tour

Activity 74 Hang Bac Street at Kim Tours's Building - Old Quarter - Hanoi Published on: 01-06-2017

10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
First-time visit
Private/Joined
4 hour
Walking
Agency Office
Highlight of the city
Activity
Cultural & Theme
Food & Drink
25.00 - 45.00 USD

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In Hanoi the food is plentiful, it’s everywhere that you look and is an integral part of the livelihoods of many locals. More often than not, the street is the stage where much of what is food related in Hanoi takes place.

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Why An hour Cyclo + Street Food Walking Tour is special ?


  • Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine just like the locals do - on the street

  • Stroll through hidden alleyways and bustling markets of Hanoi’s charming old quarter

  • Learn more about Hanoi’s unique food culture

  • Try local specialties with influences from French and Chinese cuisine

  • Take in a spectacular night view of Hoan Kiem lake from a secret cafe

  • Fascinating cyclo tour to discover the 36 ancient Streets of Hanoi Old Quarter with its ancient buildings and temples, transparent lakes and old cultural features, and an unforgettable water puppetry show

What to explore at An hour Cyclo + Street Food Walking Tour?

An hour cyclo ride around the trading area in Hanoi Old Quarter. Hanoi Old Quarter has always been the symbol area that truthfully reveals the lifestyle of Hanoian. Established since the 11th century, the Old Quarter has 36 streets named after the commodity produced and sold at each street, such as sugar, bamboo, leather or silver, ect. Even though some of streets had their name changed, many of them still keep that characteristic nowadays.

We start our excellent street food walking tour at 74 & 76 Hang Bac Street at Kim Tours's Building in old quarter of Hanoi. Along the perimeter of the market, dozens of street hawkers sell a staggering variety of produce from live seafood to exotic fruits and spices. 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 tastebuds with the famed Hanoi dish Banh Cuon at a local eatery. 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.

Our next two snack stops are at outdoor barbeque stalls. We sit down with the Hanoi locals and sample various meat, vegetable and bread specialties that are flame grilled over hot coals for extra flavour. It’s then time for dessert as we venture down a small alley to join in the local tradition of feasting on fresh fruit served in a cup and smothered with crushed iced and condensed milk – this speciality is one not to be missed!

Your local guide will then take you to one of Hanoi’s best kept secrets, a hidden street food restaurant to taste top ten street foods in Hanoi is Banh My Hanoi, Vietnamese Rice Wine and famous Egg Coffee. This hard-to-find café is one of the few left in the narrow street inside the old quarter of Hanoi. Or, if coffee is not your style, a cold beer awaits!. At the end of the trip you are free to continue exploring the area or your guide will assist you with directions or a taxi back to your hotel.

Addtional information

  • Duration: 04 hours
  • Meeting Point at : Pick up at your hotel in old quarter or At 76 Hang Bac Street
  • Departure Time : 10,11h00 AM - 16h00 , 17h .00 PM
  • Drop off location : Water Pupet Theater ,By the side of Hoan Kiem Lake 

Inclusion

English speaking guide, all food items as per itinerary, 1 bottle of water, 1 coffee or beer. Meals: 1 dinner

Exclusion

All other drinks, extra food portions, tips for local guide

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Duration
9.0 days
Estimated
238.81 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
32 places

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74 Hang Bac Street at Kim Tours's Building - Old Quarter - Hanoi

Meeting point

Agency Office

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Price table

An hour Cyclo + Street Food Walking Tour serves Private/Joined tour.

  • Private tour

    (1 - 1 participants.)

    45.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (2 - 3 participants.)

    35.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (4 - 5 participants.)

    30.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (6 - 9 participants.)

    28.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (10 - 10 participants.)

    25.00 USD

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