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Vietnam Flavours VF

Visiting: Vietnam
Tour Duration 14 Days
  • Vietnamese food
  • Local market, Hoi An
  • Paddy fields on the road to Halong Bay / Kym Garcia
  • Tour Style: Classic
  • Tour Type: Small Groups
  • Tour Pace: Moderate
  • Tour Comfort: Standard
 

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Taste of Vietnam

We take in the cultural highlights on our journey from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City focusing on the delicious food of each region. We sample street food in Hanoi's Old Quarter; fresh seafood in Halong Bay; an Imperial feast in Hue; simple savoury pancakes in Hoi An and traditional 'Pho' in Ho Chi Minh City, whilst taking in the cultural highlights along the way. We also join local cooking schools to learn the art of Vietnamese cooking.

Tour Highlights

  • Hanoi - Street food tour and cooking school in Old Quarter
  • Ninh Binh - Cycle past paddy fields to meet a local family for lunch
  • Halong Bay - Delicious fresh seafood on board a traditional junk
  • Hue - Learn to cook ancient Royal cuisine in a beautiful setting
  • Hoi An - Free time to explore the many things this ancient merchant's town has to offer

Itinerary

Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Join tour Hanoi

  • 2
    In Hanoi; Street food tour and cooking school

  • 3
    Experience French Colonial Hanoi; Drive to Ninh Binh

  • 4
    Cycling; Meet local family for lunch; Sampan cruise through 'Halong Bay on land'

  • 5
    Drive to Halong Bay; Board a junk for overnight cruise

  • 6
    Return to Hanoi; Overnight train to Hue

  • 7
    In Hue; Visit Imperial City

  • 8
    In Hue; Cooking school; Cruise on Perfume River

  • 9
    Drive to Hoi An. Walking tour of Old Town

  • 10
    In Hoi An; Free day for optionals

  • 11
    In Hoi An; Free day for optionals

  • 12
    Fly to Ho Chi Minh City; Visit Cu Chi Tunnels and Old Saigon

  • 13
    In Ho Chi Minh City; Free day for optionals

  • 14
    Tour ends after breakfast Ho Chi Minh City

Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

We have the following different versions of the Vietnam Flavours tour available at present.

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VF_2014_Map
Included meals 12 6 3
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Train, Boat, Flight
Accommodation
11 nights Standard Hotel
1 night Standard Junk
1 night Basic Overnight Train
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s), Boat Crew
Group Size
Generally 8 - 14