The Vietnam food tour is on of our best sales 2013. This tour bring you a new emotion of Vietnam. You can see a truly interesting Vietnamese cultural through the way they enjoy their food and and make in lively.
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From the south to the north the taste is changing. You will discover a nice Mekong Delta food style by combine simple ingredients with simple cook methods. We offer some of famous dish such as Mekong Spring Roll, Mekong Elephant Ear fish…
In the centre of Vietnam, all even small dish is made and prepared in little details care. The well presentation is the most important in Centre Vietnam gourmets. This style obtained since Nguyen Dynasty influence since 18th century. Course such as Banh Xeo, Cao Lau, nem Lui, and plenty of slight made cakes in Hue as Banh beo, Banh it…
The north of Vietnamese, we introduce you amazing elegant taste of food, such as Pho (Nood soup), tasty grill seafood’s, and plenty nice coffees at local shops.
Inside this tour, we take you to all most highlight and famous destination such as Mekong Delta, Nha Trang beach, Mui Ne Beach, Hoian Ancient town, Hue and Amazing Halong Bay next to Hanoi capital. Enjoy great time to go through our details program next.
Day 01: Ho Chi Minh City arrival
Day 02: Cooking show | City tour
Day 03: Mekong delta to Cai Be day excursion
Day 04: Ho Chi Minh City | Mui Ne beach
Day 05: Mui Ne beach | Nha Trang beach
Day 06: Nha Trang beach relax
Day 07: Nha Trang | Da nang | Hoi An
Day 08: Hoian cooking show | Hoian ancient town
Day 09: Hoian beach | Relax
Day 10: Hoian | Hue citadel
Day 11: Hue City tour | Cooking show & Royal Evening
Day 12: Hue city | Hanoi
Day 13: Hanoi city tour ½ days excursion
Day 14: Hanoi cooking show & Bat Trang ceramic village
Day 15: Hanoi | Ha Long Bay cruise
Day 16: Ha Long Bay cruise |Hanoi
Day 17: Hanoi departure
| Package tour included:
All private land transportation with air conditioner as per itinerary.
Domestic Airfares: HCMC – DANANG- HANOI economy class.
Boat trips in Ha Long Bay, Mekong tour, Hue
Meals as itinerary (B = Breakfast, D = Lunch & D = Dinner)
Water puppet show tickets.
All entrance fees (As tour indicated).
Professional English speaking tour guides.
Vietnam Hotel and accommodation as tour indicated.
Travel kits on different day excursions.
Air ticket reconfirmation.
|Package tour excluded:
Drinks not includes in itinerary.
Other meals not mentioned
International Airfare+ Taxes.
Travel Style: Vietnam Special Interest Holidays
Trip code: OZ-669
Price: From $1570 per person
Duration: 17days/16 nights
|RATE IN USD|
|2||3-6||7 – 10||10- 16||Single Suplement|
|Persons||10 – 15 persons, 16 above, 7 -9 persons, Couple, Family 3-6, Solo|
|Quality||Deluxe, Luxury, Superior|
DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY ARRVIAL (WELCOME DINNER)
On arrival in Hanoi capital your tour guide meeting up with and transfer to the hotel in Hanoi for check in. Spend the rest time of your day to relax. Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 2: COOKING CLASS AND FOOD SHOW - CITY TOUR (MEALS: BF, LUNCH, DINNER)
Today after breakfast, start discover the city colorful market. Drive from the hotel to Mai House, then take rickshaw to ancient town to Ho Chi Minh city to visit An Dong market, visit plenty food galleries to choose any best available for your preparation of first Vietnamese famous disk being done by your own. There are plenty of herbs, mint and great greens waiting for you to explore. See amazing ingredients at Conner of it belongs. You can see strange local greens such as morning glory, Me Kong float vegetable of Dien Dien, regional famous catfishes… When all available , our famous chef will be there with you at an impressive cooking show to join with all you for the show. (This is a secret time, it should not be review prior your travel). After exciting moment, we enjoy our great achievement of nice lunch with lively courses ready to enjoy.
In the afternoon, visit Ho Chi Minh City, this is an Oriental Pearl for a time of recent past three hundred years. Especially it is a well-known destination for Vietnam War during the 1970s. Visit Old Colonial Residential Quarter, the hotel de Ville, the city Opera House, the majestic Notre Dame Cathedral, and the historical Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum and drop to Ben Thanh Market for shopping or walking. Dinner at Le Ton Kin Restaurant.
Overnight in the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 3: - CAI BE - MEKONG DELTA DAY EXCURSION (MEALS: BF, LUNCH, DINNER)
Today we visit Mekong Delta and the typical land is Cai Be district of Tien Giang Province . Cai Be locates 85kms away to south of Ho Chi Minh city. This a typical Mekong countryside as it is a vast farm for fruits such as Coconut, Jackfuit, durian, rambutant… supplying all countrywide. Cai Be is also a centre for rice farm as well. From here rice is exported worldwide.
Your excursion from Ho Chi Ming city drive along highway down to Cai Be. From the boat pier, take a boat trip on Me Kong river cruising to Cuu Long village, from here, take a walk through village to visit local work shop where famous ricepaper made to supply for restaurant to make great spring rolls dish. Then take sampan boat the canals. There are different stops at local home to enjoy dry fruits, taste honey tea, and enjoy local Tai Tu music show at local house… Visit a coconut mill workshop where produces coconut candy.
Lunch at local restaurant on the island.
In the afternoon, visit local gardens to discover the great gardens with full of differnt type of fruits such as Durian, Jack fruits, rambutant, coconut…Biking along country road meeting with local people. Late of afternoon, drive back to Ho Chi Minh city. Dinner at local restaurant.
Overnight at the hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.
DAY 4: HO CHI MINH CITY – MUI NE BEACH (BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)
Today is a nice day drive from Ho Chi Minh city along coastal line of Vietnam to Mui Ne. Mui Ne is one of the best beach of Vietnam. Locates in Phan Thiet city, with more than 20 miles sandy beach long East Vietnam Sea. This is an ideal beach for both relax and sea water sport lovers.
Check out your hotel then drive for Phan Thiet city with triple an hour takes. There are plenty of sea landscape opening your yes to stop for different stop at travel sites.
Check in the hotel in on arrival and enjoy great seafood lunch served at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, spend the whole time relax at swimming pool or marvelous sandy beach.
Dinner & overnight at the hotel in Mui Ne.
DAY 5: MUI NE BEACH - NHA TRANG BEACH (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)
After breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive for Nha Trang city. Your drive along coastal line, stop at different places for photos. Visit Dragon Fruit farm, and some local Cham Tribe cultural relics. Check in the hotel and lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, start a boat trip on Nha Trang Bay . Boat cruise through islands and beautiful landscapes. Drop anchor at Hon Mun Islet for swimming or diving to watch coral and enjoy interesting time with this enjoyable excursion. Return to the hotel and spend the rest time of the day free at swimming pool or on beach.
Overnight in the hotel in the Hotel in Nha Trang.
DAY 6: NHA TRANG BEACH CITY (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH)
Today is a great day to see Nha Trang city. Visit Cham Ponagar tower, this is an impressive temple of Cham Cultural relics where local people worship and pray for the peaceful life. Then next we visit Oceania Museum to see grand collection of marine animal life under Vietnam sea.
Return to the hotel then spend the afternoon time free at relax. Dinner on own arrangement.
Overnight in the Hotel in Nha Trang.
DAY 7: NHA TRANG - HOI AN (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)
After breakfast at the hotel, to day, you are free until the tour guide meeting and transfer to the airport for flight to Da Nang. At Da Nang airport, the car is ready to pick up then take city tour excursion in Da Nang. The city tour includes, Cham Museum which has a huge collection of Champa art works dated back since century 3rd. Visit Marble Mountain is a great time to enjoy marvelous landscapes of Da Nang.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Spend the whole afternoon to relax at the hotel swimming pool. There is an optional light tour to discover the lantern making workshop of a local family. Relax at the beach in Cua Dai. Or shopping in the town or relax at the hotel’ swimming pool until dark.
Overnight in Hoian.
DAY 8: COOKING SHOW - HALF DAY EXCURSION(MEALS: BF, LUNCH, DINNER)
This moring, we take a boat trip cruise along Thu Bon river, reaching Hoian Market, we explore amazing world of fresh food and seafood brows here. Your expecting menu to make is Cao Lau, Cao Lau is a local specialty, and also prepare for nice Wonton bowl to make your lunch more perfect. Also, we introduce to you numbers of course to make it beyond your imagination on internet or online pictures.
Return to the nice kitchen Conner, there you can join together to be in a memorable time of this food tour.
Enjoy great lunch you have made.
In the afternoon, we take a walking tour to visit the town. Visit Ancient Japanese Bridge pagoda, this unique way to worship of local people in the past. Visit Hoian Museum to discover amazing Hoian inside the old history. And also walk through number of impressive destination around the town.
Overnight at the hotel in Hoian.
DAY 9: HOIAN RELAX (MEALS:BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)
Spend the whole day in Hoian and to relax, there are different choice such as riding a rental bike to explore villages nearby Hoian. Optional tour can be: Visit Tra Que vegetable farms. Entertaining in town with shopping for whole day.
Overnight at the hotel in Hoian .
DAY 10: HOIAN DRIVE TO HUE (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH)
After breakfast at the hotel, check out for drive to Hue. Your driving is along coastline passing by Lang Co Beach with short break to view marvelous beach views. On arrival in Hue check in Hotel in Hue.
Your lunch at local restaurant in Hue.
In the afternoon, take a boat cruise along Perfume river… then drop Anchor at Thien Mu dock, then visit Thien Mu Ancient Pagoda. This is famous pagoda which locates in the most beautiful site of Hue. From the front gate, we can see a panic panoramic views to Perfume River, and to enjoy much romantic moment here.
Overnight at the hotel in Hue.
DAY 11: HUE COOKING Y THAO GARDEN - CITY TOUR (BF, LUNCH, DINNER)
Today, we explore Hue city through it art of culinary. Visit Y Thao Garden to join with house hold to start cooking show. The house hold take you to discover how Hue chef prepare special meal for royal family before. Join to make your expecting dish. You can prepare your own royal meal.
Enjoy your lunch at local garden restaurant.
In the afternoon, spend time to visit Tu Duc Emperor Tomb, then visit Emperor Palace complex to see amazing great ancient Noon gate, royal theatre… end of your day at swimming pool. Dinner at marvelous restaurant in royal style.
Overnight at the hotel in Hue.
DAY 12: HUE TO HANOI (MEALS: BF, LUNCH, DINNER)
In the morning, take aboat trip along Perfume River down to Hon Chen Temple, visit Hon Chen Temple then next visit Minh Mang Emperor Tomb. Return to the city centre for lunch then check out the hote. Lunch in local restaurant.
In the afternoon, spend your time free until car transfer to the train station for train to Hanoi.
Dinner and overnight on the train.
DAY 13: HANOI ½ DAY CITY TOUR - FOLK MUSIC (MEALS:BF, LUNCH, DINNER)
In the fall of 1010, King Ly Thai To (Ly Cong Uan) moved the capital from Hoa Lu to Dai La. On the way, the king saw a vision of a golden dragon ascending fromthe Red river (Song Hong). The King decided to change Dai La to Thang Long(Ascending Dragon). Thang Long remained the capital city until the end of theTran dynasty when in 1397, the capital city was moved to Thanh Hoa -Tay Do(Western Capital) and Thang Long became Dong Do (Eastern Capital).
During1407 the city was renamed Dong Quan. In 1428, after ten years of fighting, Le Loi liberated Vietnam and renamed the city Dong Kinh. In 1527, the city was renamed Thang Long. In 1802 when King Gia Long (Nguyen Dynasty) moved the capital city to Hue, the name Thang Long remained but, Long no longer means dragon, Long in this case means prosperity. Ha Noi, was the name given to the city by King Minh Mang in 1831. Ha means river and Noi means within – Ha Noi means within the river.
This excursion includes four hours sightseeing to explore the fabulous ancient capital of Hanoi which is dated back since 1010 by King Ly. Destinations are Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum (Close all PM time, Monday to Friday, 5th September to 5th November). And the complex with Ba Dinh square, Presidential Palace, the house on stilt. More exciting visit to legendary One Pillar Pagoda (Chua Mot Cot). Following visit to Temple of Literature, this is the first university of Vietnam built in 1076. Then spend the rest time of the trip to visit Ngoc Son Temple and transfer back to the hotel.
Lunch in local restaurant on own arrangement.
Hát Quan Họ was born about the13th century in the Bắc Ninh province and was always heard during springfestivals, especially of the Buddhists. Bắc Ninh is the province where numerous pagodas were built, therefore, big Buddhist offering ceremonies were celebratedeach year in spring. Boys and girls came to adore Buddha and after that,gathered together in front of or inside the pagoda or on the field to sing”Hát Quan Họ”. Originally Hát Quan Họ were exchange songs between twomandarins’ families. Gradually, it spread out and became popular among thenorthern people. Groups were formed just for singing, and many marriages wereformed at these get-togethers. After centuries, hát quan họ became the most significant Vietnamese folk-song type.
Meeting up with our tour guidethen drive for Bac Ninh, on arrival at Dinh Bang Village, take a horsing cart across the local village. This is an ancient village since the 13th century.Visit Dinh Bang Communal house, this is the oldest communal house of local people. Arrive at Do Temple, enjoy the best Quan Ho traditional musicperformance. Visit Do Temple where worshiping 8 generations of Kinh Ly since11th century. Returns to city center.
Then leaving 20km East of Hanoi, passing green rice paddy fields. Once there we will walk through the village visiting different homes observing the ceramic production process.
Further drive for Bac Ninh province, to Dong Ho village is one of the villages that remains to preserve ancient cultural relies of Kinh Bac area (red river delta, north of Vietnam.) Dong Ho paintings have about 300 years of history. Visit local artist family to see artistic painted by wooden blocks. And discover daily life of villagers through simple artwork. Back to Hanoi city centre.
Overnight at the hotel In Hanoi.
DAY 14: FOOD TOUR - BAT TRANG CERAMIC VILLAGE (MEALS:BF, LUNCH, DINNER)
After breakfast at the hotel, take food tour around Hanoi. Join with our professional food guide, visit local market to select the best thing from vivid market stores… learn more about local custom of making food and traditional culinary
Return to cooking class and join with great exciting atmosphere here. Join in preparing different course from truly fresh greens and numerous type of ingredients…
Enjoy your great achievement with delicious Vietnamese disk after nice decoration.
In this afternoon, take a half day excursion to Bat Trang village is ideal for those people who are interested in craft and artwork and wish to take a unique souvenir of Vietnam home with them. The people of Bat Trang are famous for their ceramics. This is where Hanoians come to buy their pottery since 14th Century.
Then spend the whole time to be free own arrangement to take walking around in the old quarter for shopping or explore the bustling 36 streets in the Old Quarter. There are some of interesting things to discover such as Dong Xuan market, the City view café which facing to Hoan Kiem Lake. And numbers of antique shop of typical street where sells the goods which has same name as street name. Dinner on own arrangement.
Overnight in the hotel in Hanoi.
DAY 15: HANOI - HALONG BAY (MEALS: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER)
Today we visit Halong bay the world class destination. It was recognized ad world natural heritage since 1994. This wonder of the world consist of 1969 islands and islets. It is a exceptional trip awaiting for you.
In the early morning, your tour guide meeting up and Early Bird tour to see morning National Flag Arise Ceremony. Breakfast at hotel then start your driving to Ha Long city along countryside road. Your driving last for three hours and reaching Halong city midday. On arrival at Victory Coffee of Hon Gai Pier. We board you on to the cruise Victory via a boat tender. Before enjoy your lunch, enjoy local sea food lunch while the junk sails to Ha Long Bay passing by Oan Lagoon, Monster head islet.
In the afternoon, we cruise through the bay across hundred limestone cliffs. And there is a perfect quite time to relax on cruise sundeck. When the boat drops anchor at Amazing cave, we visit this most beautiful grotto. Then swim at Titop island or kayaking to explore lagoon and floating village next to Titop island.
Sunset down on the bay is great time for happy hour. Relax during watching the sun set and joining with a cooking show performance right on the top of the sundeck. Dinner with seafood lunch.
Overnight on Cruise.
DAY 16: HALONG BAY - HANOI (MEALS: BF, LUNCH, DINNER)
This morning we enjoy sunrise over the Bay with Tai Chi lesson on sundeck. The continental breakfast is served on board then a day excursion on a charter day boat starts. Your cruise today to discover much more of Halong bay marvels. There are great visions of the islets such as Man’s head islet, Tortoise islet then Soi Sim Island, discover the bay’s panorama, and enjoy swimming on the most beautiful beach of Soi Sim.
Brunch meal serve on board.
When the boat docking back to Pier, drive back to Hanoi. En Ruote, stop at Dong Trieu ceramic fatory to visit and see local people marking their ceramic products. Check in the hotel upon arrival then spend the left time of the day in the city. Dinner at Le Tonkin Restaurant.
Overnight in Hanoi Capital.
DAY 17: HANOI DEPARTURE (MEALS: BREAKFAST)
Free for the whole moring for shopping. Check out time until 12:00. Then car and your tour guide is ready to transfer you to the airport for departure flight end of your tour and see you next trip with us.