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Vietnam Real Food Adventure

From £1136 for 12 days
Trip Overview
Chop, slice and eat your way through Vietnam, experiencing one of the freshest and most fragrant cuisines on the planet. From pho and ancient buildings in Hanoi, banh khoai and imperial citadels in Hue, banh xeo and lantern-lit streets in Hoi An and banh canh and pulsating markets in Ho Chi Minh City, experience Vietnam’s cuisine and its tightly woven place within the culture. Drink in cafes and beer halls that sprawl out over city streets, buy fruit from wicker baskets draped over a vendor’s shoulders and sit at market stalls as aromatic noodle soups are whipped up in front of you. Experience all of Vietnam’s iconic sights, spend time cooking some of the country’s top dishes and get a true taste of Vietnam on this delectable Real Food Adventure.
Essential Info
Starts: Hanoi
Ends: Ho Chi Minh City
Ages: Min 15
Theme: Food
Trip Code: ITVZY
Activity Level:     
Countries visited: Vietnam
What's Included

Meals

11 Breakfasts included
5 Lunches included
5 Dinners included

Transport

Plane,Private Vehicle,Taxi,Overnight sleeper train

Accommodation

Hotel (8 nights),Homestay (1 night),Overnight Boat (1 night),Overnight Sleeper Train (1 night)

Trip Highlights

•   Get the lowdown on north, central and southern Vietnamese cooking with some of the country's leading experts

•   A street food tour of Hanoi takes you to the best spots in town to sample northern specialties like pho, bun cha and the golden-yellow xoi xeo (sticky rice with mung bean and fried onion)

•   Get around the romantic riverside town of Hue in true local style – on the back of a motorcycle

•   With two nights in Hoi An, there's plenty of time to take in magic of this standout destination. Take a cooking class, cycle through herb gardens and be dazzled by the Ancient Town

•   The Vietnamese people are some of the most welcoming in the world. A homestay on the Mekong Delta allows you to experience their hospitality, learn their kitchen secrets and get an insight into rural life

•   No trip to Vietnam is complete without some history lessons. Visit the Imperial Citadel in Hue and the War Remnants Museum in Ho Chi Minh City

Dates & Availability
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Departing: 4th Apr 2021
Returning: 15th Apr 2021
£1,475pp
£1,180pp
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Departing: 25th Apr 2021
Returning: 6th May 2021
£1,475pp
£1,180pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 9th May 2021
Returning: 20th May 2021
£1,475pp
£1,180pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 23rd May 2021
Returning: 3rd Jun 2021
£1,475pp
£1,180pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 13th Jun 2021
Returning: 24th Jun 2021
£1,420pp
£1,136pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 27th Jun 2021
Returning: 8th Jul 2021
£1,420pp
£1,136pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 25th Jul 2021
Returning: 5th Aug 2021
£1,420pp
£1,136pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 22nd Aug 2021
Returning: 2nd Sep 2021
£1,420pp
£1,136pp
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Availability: Good
Departing: 5th Sep 2021
Returning: 16th Sep 2021
£1,420pp
£1,136pp
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Availability: Good
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Itinerary & Notes
Xin chao! Welcome to Vietnam. Your adventure begins with an important welcome meeting at 6 pm. After your briefing, head out for your first introduction to Vietnam’s lively culinary scene. Stop at a family-owned restaurant and savour a bowl of noodles with an unexpected secret ingredient! After dinner enjoy a bia hoi. This foamy, light beer is made fresh each day and served in basic, open-walled ‘brew halls’. Pull up a chair and sip your tasty brew.
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