Hanoian's snacks - A way of life


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Museums / Culture, Food and Wine


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), Vietnamese (fluent)

Hanoi street food half day

If you have only 3. 5 hours in Hanoi, what are you looking for?

Trying locals snacks is the best way to discover Hanoi's culture in a short time.

On our street food tour, we will explore the daily lives of local people, go through the small lanes or enjoys traditional drip coffee on the sidewalk.

Hanoi is heaven of street food tours. Here, you can try simple snacks but also delicacies such as dumplings, pillow cake, and more!


8:30 AM: Pick up and transfer to Dong Xuan market. You can see a huge array of products are sold here such as fresh ingrediences: marjorams, perilla, or all kinds of vegetables. It's great to experience yourself by touching or smelling some ingredients.

9:30 AM: Proceeding through a very small lane connecting to the main street in the Old Quarter area. We will try some local snacks such as tofu sweet soup or dumplings.

10:00 AM: Visit Bach ma temple, which was first built from 866. You'll be told about the temple history and the reason why the White Horse is worshipped in the temple.

10:30 AM: Take a rest while enjoy a cup of local beer or drip egg coffee in Ta Hien street, which is considered an International Junction.

11:00 AM: Keep walking through the Old Quarter streets to see how locals live here. We'll have a light lunch with "Banh cuon" or "Bun thang" and see how the owner makes it.

12:00 PM: Drop back to hotel. Tour ends.

This tour can be done as an afternoon or night out program.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Client hotel's lobby

End location: Client's hotel

Duration: 3 hours 30 min.


The tour is mostly on foot in the Old Quarter. We just use taxi to transfer from your hotel to the centre and backward.

What’s Included

* Pick up and drop off from hotel by taxi (not further than 7km from center)
* English speaking guide and walking in the Old Quarter
* All food tasting as program
* 01 Egg coffee or 01 bottle of local beer
* 01 bottle of mineral water per person

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200000 VND - Drinks

What’s Extra

* All drinks and personal expenditures
* Other items not mentioned in program
* Travel insurance


I am not a driver but have a good accquantance with transportation suppliers. I can accompany you on your own vehicle or arrange a private car upon your requests.
I can customize all requierments to make your holilday more interesting and memorable.

A Recent Review of this tour

Nice little stroll around the Old Quarter with Alex who was friendly and provided interesting information. His food selections were delicious and unique. Highly recommended.
Mark Guardiani

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