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Private Tour: Ha Noi Street Food Tour Including Water Puppet Show

Private Tour: Ha Noi Street Food Tour Including Water Puppet Show
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$40
Duration: 4 hours
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The Tour will provide you a deep look of the largest market in Hanoi where everything is sold which is cheap for people, you can buy for yourself some lovely souvenir. Enjoy the delicious cuisine and the last stop is watching the traditional show of vietnam - Water Puppet Show.

Old Quarter where exists the local markets. On the way, you will have a chance to enjoy some traditional tasty foods in the market. Hanoi’s largest covered market, Dong Xuan. Your expert English-speaking local guide will give you an insight into the intricacies and traditions of Vietnamese food culture including details on ingredients and historical backgrounds of popular northern dishes. We eat as we go, trying seasonal fruits and sampling some tasty snack from a street cart.

Banh cuon - If the French has this famous delicious crepe made of wheat, egg and dairy products; Vietnamese and particularly Hanoian is proud of their steamed crepe from rice flour and water. A savoury meal, the inside stuffing contains ground pork, wood-ear and seasoning. Most street chefs make the dish right at door so look for a place that steams are coming up high. Banh cuon is served with nuoc mam, a
mixture of fish sauce, sugar and lime

Pho- or rice noodle soup- is omnipresent in Hanoi, appearing anywhere from street vendors to high end restaurant chain Pho 24 This universally famous food is best enjoyed in Hanoi, where it was “invented” in the early 20th century. Some is served with chicken and some with beef. Each type of meat entails a variety of sub-dish, using from beef tenderloin to beef brisket, chicken wing to chicken thigh.
Bun rieu cua - Freshwater crabs flavor this tangy tomato soup that's made with round rice vermicelli and topped with pounded crabmeat, deep-fried tofu and, often, congealed blood. An odoriferous purple shrimp paste is offered on the side -it tastes delicious. Chilies and fresh herbs are the finishing touches for a complete one-dish meal.

You can choose among three light dinner dishes, from the extremely popular "Phở" (Noodle soup), “Bún chả” (grilled pork vermicelli soup) and lastly, our personal favorite "Bún Bò" (Beef rice vermicelli soup). In the end, the guide will take you to Ta Hien street where is one of the hot spots for beer, sitting at a street corner in Hanoi old quarter with a beer glass.

We continue our tour with Hoan Kiem Lake - once part of the Red river. Throughout thousands of years of geographical changes, the lake moved eastward to its present position kilometers from the river. Enjoy a view of the water puppet show: Traditional content of water puppet performance like daily life of Vietnamese farmers (cultivating, tending buffalo, catching fishes), communal entertainment (swimming
contest, dragon dancing), or historical legends (Le Loi returns precious sword), with modest performance way have appealed audiences for centuries. Tourists can directly watch these shows in Thang Long Water Puppets Theater.

The tour will finish at Water Puppet Show Theater.

The Tour will provide you a deep look of the largest market in Hanoi where everything is sold which is cheap for people, you can buy for yourself some lovely souvenir. Enjoy the delicious cuisine and the last stop is watching the traditional show of vietnam - Water Puppet Show.