Hanoi Street Food Walking Tour & Water Puppet Show

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs 30 Mins
  • Departure Time :
    14:00  15:00  16:00  17:00 from Monday to Sunday Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Meeting point, pick-up at hotel possible in the Old Quarter, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi.
  • Return Details :
    At the tourist's hotel

Overview

If you are a little worried about eating food in the old Quarter in Hanoi, this is an absolute must. With hundreds of food vendors in this area, it's difficult to know which are good to enjoy. Your guide will help you make the right choices.  - Sample delicious Vietnamese cuisine just like the locals do - on the street - Learn more about Hanois unique food culture - Take in a spectacular night view of Hoan Kiem lake - Enjoy the water puppet show

Inclusions

  •   English -peaking guide
    1 bottle of water, coffee or beer
    Meals
    Ticket for Water Puppet show

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  •  All other drinks
  • Extra food portions
  • Tips for local guide

Know More about this tour

The tour guide will welcome you at your hotel lobby, then start the walking tour in the old quarter '36 streets' to visit some famous and specialized food stalls and local restaurants. You will watch as it is made and taste some particular dishes (The company can customize vegetarian food or something for other special requirements).
The old quarter in Hanoi is over one thousand years old and today retains much of the old flavor that made the area special in earlier times. Each street was the exclusive domain of one trade (guilds) so there are whole streets of blacksmiths, silver shops, paper shops, headstone makers and more. Originally there were just 36 streets in the old quarter but today there are more than 50. Although many of the streets are short, and the area is rather compact.
It can be very difficult to find local food on your own in the hidden alleys or sidewalks, certainly the best way to experience street food is with a local. In this special tour learn about Vietnamese cuisine, culture, people and language.
You will have a unique experience trying the foods of the local Hanoi people; the food is handled hygienically and comfortable venues are provide for the tastings. The benefit also goes back to the vendors or restaurants / families as the food is bought directly from them.
Later, the guide will bring you to enjoy a Water Puppet show which is a unique variation on the ancient Asia puppet tradition, and is a Vietnamese tradition dating back to the 11th century. Supported by a large rod placed under the water and manipulated by experienced puppeteers, the wooden puppets appear to be dancing over the water, telling folk tales. Its entertaining and suitable for all audiences.
At the end of your Hanoi tour you are free to continue exploring the area or your guide will assist you with directions or a taxi back to your hotel.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Duration: 4.5 hours
Pick-up at your hotel in old quarter or at 24 au trieu Street (next to Cathedral)
Departure Time: 8:00am, 9:00am, 11:00am, 15:00pm
Drop off location: Water Pupet Theater by the side of Hoan Kiem Lake

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.