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The Call of Flavours: Evening Street Food Adventure in Hoi An with Visits to a Central Market and a Local’s Home

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    • Adults (6+)
  • Children from age 0 to 5 are not allowed.
  • KEY HIGHLIGHTS
    • Explore Hoi An’s incredible street food culture in this evening tour
    • Sample classic dishes like banh mi, BBQ pork rolls, deep fried wontons, and much more
    • Visit a central market in the heart of the city for a closer look at traditional food cultures and customs
    • Revel in the fascinating heritage of Vietnamese street food
    • Enjoy an intimate local experience as we treat you to a cake at a native resident’s house
    • Savour a cup of the iconic Vietnamese coffee or a mug of chilled beer, ending your tour on a perfect note
    • Smartphone voucher accepted!
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Approximately 2 hours 30 minutes

    Start Time

    5pm

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to the front entrance of Hoi An Post Office, 6 Tran Hung Dao street, Hoi An

    Ending Point

    Local Café – Japanese Covered Bridge, Old Town

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview

    Gear up for a culinary escapade that will charm your pants off! This tour of the mind blowing street food in Hoi An will literally be imprinted in your memories for years to come, thanks to the incredible flavours and the fascinating heritage surrounding them.


    We will embark on our trail with a banh mi, the iconic Vietnamese sandwich, at a local bakery making the best ones in town for the last 20 years. Having set your tastebuds for the magic lined up for you, we will visit a popular eatery where you can treat yourself to the unbelievably delicious BBQ pork rolled with rice paper and fresh herbs, served with a soya dipping sauce. Moving on, we will head to a central market at the heart of the city where you can see an array of local produce on sale - from sweet jelly to live seafood. Get up close and personal with the native cultures and customs of Central Vietnam as your guide regales you with the intriguing history and significance of Hoi An’s beloved foods. We will dive deeper into the city’s food scene as we navigate tiny alleys and backlanes to arrive a hidden gem of the city and sample the deep fried wontons as well as white rose dumplings.


    Hold on, we have more to come! An insane plate of chicken rice awaits you at a street vendor as well as an intimate experience as we treat you to an it cake at a local’s house. And to seal the deal, we will head to a lovely cafe near the renowned Japanese Covered Bridge where you can indulge in a cup of the world famous Vietnamese coffee or a chilled mug of beer. Sit back and revel in the amazing journey your palate had over the evening before heading back home with a happy heart!


    About The Supplier: Want to get ‘far from the madding crowd’? Then Urban Adventures are exactly the travel partners you should be teaming up with! Focusing on local experiences, the operators, with almost 1500 tour guides and over a 1,000 unique itineraries, are known for delivering sustainable, experience-rich travel to over 350,000 travellers annually. Urban Adventures will take you behind the scenes of a destination to reveal hidden gems and local hot-spots through the eyes of a local, making it a vacation to cherish for a lifetime!

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    Inclusions
    • Local English speaking guide (Local legends and expert tips guaranteed!)
    • All food items as per itinerary (A taste of Vietnam)
    • 1 bottle of water
    • 1 coffee or beer
    Exclusions
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Gratuities (If you are feeling generous though, go right ahead)
    • Entrance to Hoi An Ancient Town Ticket (priced at 120.000 VND or 6 USD/person)
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)


    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised activity to reconfirm.


    We believe time is money! Show the local guide your voucher and you’ll be all set to go!


    If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed.


    We allow a maximum of 12 people on this tour to make it more of an intimate experience. Nobody wants a crowd, you know!


    Do remember to wear light and comfortable clothing for this tour.


    This activity is adults (and older children) only. Little ones under the age of 6 years will have to sit this one out, we’re afraid.


    If you are coming with your child aged 6 - 11, please remember to specifically mention ‘child’ while booking the tour.


    Please remember that the Hoi An Centre for Cultural Heritage Management and Preservation requires you to purchase an entrance ticket for Hoi An’s Old Quarter, which is priced at 120.000 VND or 6 USD/person. Unfortunately, this ticket is not included in the tour and it would be lovely if you could purchase it beforehand and carry it along with you on this tour, just in case the authorities decide to check.

    Additional info

    If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides, a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across destinations. After all, everyone deserves a small token of appreciation, are we right? Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

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