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Vietnam Real Food Adventure

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Vietnam Real Food Adventure  - Intrepid Travel
Vietnam Real Food Adventure - Intrepid Travel
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3 reviews
Starts
Hanoi
Destinations
+4
Ends
Ho Chi Minh City
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Highlights

  • Learn about the Vietnamese cuisine
  • Enjoy a bicycle tour of herb gardens
  • Tour the floating markets by boat
  • Experience unique cooking classes
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Home-stay, Berth / Cabin, Sleeper Train
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Train & Rail, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Plane
Travel style
Food & Culinary, Discovery
Start in Hanoi and end in Ho Chi Minh City! With the food & culinary tour Vietnam Real Food Adventure , you have a 12 day tour package taking you from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City and through Hanoi, Vietnam and 4 other destinations in Vietnam. Vietnam Real Food Adventure is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

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  • LM
    Written on November 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I had the pleasure of spending two weeks with our guide, Giang Nguyen, on a food tour of Vietnam. Giang was an outstanding guide with a deep knowledge of the country and it's history, the regional foods and their preparation, as well as insights from his life in Vietnam. Giang managed a diverse group of guests, anticipating our needs and with good humor responding to our varied demands. His outgoing nature made him a friend to everyone on the tour and opened doors for us to meet local folks. For example, because Giang had befriended his wife, we had dinner in the home of a retired Vietnamese officer who served in the American war. The evening was both a delightful opportunity to eat a home cooked meal and a thought provoking discussion of the war and it's aftermath. As an added benefit, he is an award-winning photographer and generously spent time offering suggestions and tips to improve the photographs of the shutterbugs in the group. I could go on and on about Giang and his skill as a travel guide. I believe he made my trip a very special experience.
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  • LM
    Written on November 20, 2016
    4.5 - Excellent

    exceed my expectations. the guide was outstanding and the trip was well orgainized. the hotel in SagION, ASIAN RUBY BY THE PARK< WAS ONLY DISAPOINTMENT
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  • BK
    Written on March 25, 2016
    2.0 - Rather poor

    I have just returned from the Food Adventure in Vietnam and have never had a worse holiday in my life. We were packed into little coaster buses for 4 hour trips, we had to walk for long distances and the train was horrific, no one got a minute of sleep, apart from maybe the bed bugs. Our 'guide' was in the habit of leaving us in the middle of the street with instructions of "just go up there and turn left and you should be at the hotel". The only thing in he did right was take two people to hospital but even then he left them there to give him a call and he sent a bus to pick us up. We were told over and over how the "American war" was fought (I thought this was a war between the South and the North?) Altogether it was a hot dirty and unpleasant experience with spots of fun and beauty in between. I would not recommend it to anyone.
    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Billie, We appreciate your feedback and are disappointed to hear that the trip did not meet your expectations. As passionate travellers ourselves, we know how precious holidays are. We are very keen to understand more about the specific issues you have raised so we can provide you with an in depth response. We do not seem to have received your feedback via our online portal. If you are able to submit your feedback via the link sent to your email, we will get in touch directly to follow up. Thanks Billie, we look forward to hearing from you Intrepid Travel
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  1. Day 1: Hanoi
  2. Day 2: Hanoi
  3. Day 3: Halong Bay
  4. Day 4: Overnight train
  5. Day 5: Hue
  6. Day 6: Hoi An
  7. Day 7: Hoi An
  8. Day 8: Hoi An
  9. Day 9: Ho Chi Minh City
  10. Day 10: Mekong Delta
  11. Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City
  12. Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Vietnam. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Vietnam. Ideally 1 month before travel.

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Location
Hanoi is the starting point and Ho Chi Minh City is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 24 November 2018 the full payment of $1,563 is necessary.
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No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1563 for Vietnam Real Food Adventure , but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,492 km.
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)
  • 126 km
  • Halong Bay (Vietnam)
  • 126 km
  • Hanoi (Vietnam)
  • 538 km
  • Hue (Vietnam)
  • 104 km
  • Hoi An (Vietnam)
  • 598 km
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

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