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Chris and Louise Doyle | Bowral, Australia

Tastes of Vietnam with Helen Jackson

Come on a Culinary Journey that will awaken your mind and your taste buds on this extraordinary food tour unlike any other in Vietnam. From street food, to farm fresh produce, tea, coffee and fine dining, Helen will take you on a journey to meet people and discover the fresh produce that makes up all the is Vietnamese cuisine. Immerse yourself and your taste buds in the cuisine, culture and wonders that Vietnam has to offer.The journey starts in Hanoi where you learn from well known chefs, drink tea with a famous tea expert and head out on a progressive dinner on the Taste of Hanoi tour. This tour heads out to the little known farming villages where access is only by small vehicles, bicycles or boats, samples local cuisine, gets you involved in various cooking classes, sees you enjoying some fabulous restaurants and also allows for some down time to enjoy the cities as you please. Culminating in vibrant Ho Chi Minh city and Saigonese cuisine.If you love food and getting off the beaten paths, then this Vietnam food journey is just the tour for you!

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Hanoi
DAY 2 Hanoi - Cooking Class and Tea Culture
DAY 3 Hanoi - Journey to Van Giang Village and Taste of Hanoi
DAY 4 Hanoi to Hue
DAY 5 Hue - Imperial Citadel and Zen House
DAY 6 Hue to Hoi An (30kms cycle) and Madam Vy Cooking
DAY 7 Hoi An - Short Cycle, farming life and kayak
DAY 8 Hoi An - Free Day
DAY 9 Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh - Local cycling and Tastes of Saigon
DAY 10 Ho Chi Minh to Can Tho - Banh Xeo
DAY 11 Mekong Delta
DAY 12 Tour ends

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Trip Code: DEI
Trip Grading: Introductory
Duration:  12 days
Activities:  Adventure Touring Day Walking Culinary Tours Cycling Kayaking
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price: $4,390.00 NZD

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