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Pick up in the hotel in Hanoi Old Quarter area from 18:00 - 18:10.
Take a food-themed walking tour of Hanoi with a maximum group size of 06 to 08 passengers. Begin your 3 hours evening walking tour at Hanoi’s largest covered market, Dong Xuan. 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. Eat as you 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, tempt your taste buds 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, wander past street stalls and quiet residential lanes where you can observe local life that has changed little since Hanoi was founded more than 1,000 years ago.

Your next 2 snack stops are at outdoor barbecue stalls. Sit down with the Hanoi locals and sample various meat, vegetable and bread specialties that are flame-grilled over hot coals for extra flavor. It’s then time for dessert as you 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 specialty is not to be missed!

Your local guide will then take you to one of Hanoi’s best kept secrets, a hidden café with stunning views over the picturesque Hoan Kiem Lake. This hard-to-find café is one of the few left in the city that still serves egg coffee, a scrumptious local delicacy that you will sample whilst admiring the hustle and bustle of the city center below. 

Back hotel around 21:00 

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Overview
Hanoi comes alive at night with glistening streets and bright, bustling markets. Get your exercise in the cool of the evening with this walking tour of the historic quarter. Taste a range of delicacies in the Đồng Xuân covered market, then proceed through the streets, stopping to taste different morsels along the way. See a different aspect of the city in the neon of nighttime.
Highlights
  • Experience a range of dinner and dessert dishes from a variety of local vendors
  • A flexible option: buy your own food and choose what you eat
  • Taste egg coffee in a small cafe nestled away from the main centers, looking over a lake
  • Learn about the background and history of Vietnamese cooking as you go
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Reviewed yesterday
Great Night Tour

On the day we arrived Hanoi, we did this tour. We thought being the first night, it would also eliviate the problem of searching where to eat. Our tour guide was Mike Tai, soft spoken great tour guide. They contacted us weeks before arrival and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Excellent committed tour planner

We travelled to Hanoi as a group of six, my wife and I, her parents and our two children, 2.5 and 5 years old. On arrival in Hanoi our hotel arranged a night street food tour for us which turned out to be with Mike...More

1  Thank Luke H
VNtravelconsultant, Guest Relations Manager at Vietnam Travel Consultant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mr Luke and family, First, please accept our most sincerest thank to you for very long detailed review on the most credible Tripadvisor website. Your words mean the world to us because it reflects your satisfaction with our service and offers during time in...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018
First Time Travel to Vietnam - Vietnam Travel Consultant- Mr. Tai Ngo

It's been several weeks since returning home from my first trip to Vietnam. I've had plenty of time to reflect and share with my friends what an extraordinary experience it was to have spent 1 month in the country and explore Vietnam thoroughly. To be...More

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VNtravelconsultant, Manager at Vietnam Travel Consultant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Good morning, Frank! How are you today? Thank you for taking the time to share a detailed review of your experience with Vietnam Travel Consultant, espcially for our talented team member Mr Tai Ngo (Mike). We are delighted that the friendliness, knowledge and English proficiency...More

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Just a Throwback to our Foodie Tour with Mike.

A throwback to my six days five nights in Hanoi on October, that's a very memorable and great experienced. It's my great honor to meet Mike, our tour-manager and also others from different countries. Mike is good at explaining things, and you don't have to...More

Thank Jieying0816
VNtravelconsultant, Manager at Vietnam Travel Consultant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Jieying, Firstly, Mike and Vietnam Travel Consultant Team would like to thank you so much for your time writing some very nice feedback about us! It is always our pleasure to serve you and bring you the most comfort and smoothness before, during and...More

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Everything was perfectly arranged!! Wonderfull trip in this Wonderfull country!

We did a tour in Vietnam last summer. We only bought our tickets and hotels ourselves. And Quang arranged all the rest for us. We have send so many mails to each other to find out what the best tours were for us. He also...More

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Frank S, Guest Relations Manager at Vietnam Travel Consultant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Good morning from Hanoi, our dear friends! It is a surprising new day start for Quang and Vietnam Travel Consultant Team when receiving your very nice and detailed feedback on our service. We would like to express our sincere thanks for your time and your...More

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