Vietnam is famous for it’s street food, and this is no more noticable than in the capital, Hanoi. As you wander the streets of the Old Quarter, you will see locals of all ages sitting on the streets enjoying a meal. The secret behind the street food is the freshness of the produce, as each morning the stall owners go to the market to purchase the ingredients needed for the day. It is for this reason that Vietnamese food is considered to be one of the healthiest cuisines in the world.
Our guide will meet you in the Hanoi Old Quarter at your hotel, You will then be taken on a journey through the Old Quarter where you will be shown some of the more historical landmarks, tell you some interesting stories about the old town as well as show you different architectural influences in the Old Quarter.
On your journey, you will stop at a number of restaurants and food stalls to sample many local foods and drinks. These restaurants and food stalls are the ones that the tourist generally walks past as they are unsure of what the meal is. Your guide explain the ingredients that go into making each dish as well as the history and background behind the dishes.