Feast your senses on the delectable tastes and enticing aromas of Hoi An’s Old Town on a 2.5-hour evening walking tour. Immerse yourself in a vibrant maze of bustling markets and narrow alleyways while a knowledgeable guide offers insight into Vietnam’s fascinating food culture. Savor the explosive flavors of local delicacies at market stalls or within restaurants and enjoy an intimate atmosphere on this small-group tour, where numbers are limited to 12 fellow food lovers. Highlights Hoi An food walking tour of Old Town Venture to hidden food spots off the tourist trail with an experienced local guide Explore Hoi An’s unique food culture through dishes like banh mi (baguette sandwiches) and white rose dumplings Enjoy the night view of the Japanese covered bridge while enjoying Vietnamese coffee or beer at a riverfront café Small-group tour with a maximum of 12 people ensures a personalized experience.
What You Can Expect Hoi An Old Town Food Tour by Night Hoi An Old Town Food Tour by Night Join this Hoi An food tour to discover what happens when the sun sets – a great way to cool off and enjoy all of the delicacies Vietnam has to offer. Your tour begins as you walk through local cafes, food vendors, markets, restaurants, etc. By the end of your tour, you are sure to be satisfied. Firstly, you will visit a local bakery famous for their bahn mi, a Vietnamese sandwich! They have been using the freshest ingredients to make these scrumptious sandwiches for decades and it is no wonder that they are famous! Moving on from one local delicacy to another, you will join locals at a quaint local spot to try the tasty BBQ pork rolled in rice paper.
This is served with a typical soy dipping sauce. This is known to most locals as the highlight of the food scene in Hoi An. Then you will continue onward to the central market where you will visit some local food stalls with produce, noodles, sweets, fruit and fresh seafood! You and your guide will stroll through as you are given the full rundown of the market and informing you about the significance of each food item in the Vietnamese cuisine and culture. Then, you’ll follow your guide to one of their favorite restaurants in Hoi An for some specialties: deep fried wonton and white rose dumplings. After some dumplings,you are in for another round of delicacies as you will arrive at a street vendor famous for chicken rice. But be sure to save some space for dessert at a local home. Afterward, you will end the tour at a local cafe in an iconic location. Have some Vietnamese coffee or beer and take in the scenery while reflecting on everything you ate during the tour!
Indulge your taste buds on this 4-hour culinary tour of Hoi An, including a cooking class at the Red Bridge Cooking School. Discover the unique flavors and spices of Vietnamese cuisine as you browse the local markets, cruise along the Hoi An River and pick fresh herbs. Under the guidance of expert instructors, learn to craft local specialties like spring rolls, crispy pancakes or seafood salad. Pick up tips and techniques to recreate your favorite dishes back home, learn the art of food decoration, then enjoy your delicious homemade lunch. Highlights Take a culinary tour and cooking class in Hoi An Enjoy a scenic boat journey on the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School Shop at the Hoi An market with an experienced guide and learn about the fresh ingredients used in Vietnamese cuisine.
Learn to cook several dishes and then enjoy the delicious meal that you prepare Walk through the Red Bridge Cooking School’s herb garden and see the plants that give Vietnamese dishes their distinctive flavors Bring home recipes and inspiration to share with your family and friends! What You Can Expect Hoi An Culinary Tour and Cooking Class with River Cruise Hoi An Old Town by the River First your guide will meet you at Hoi An’s bustling market where you will experience the amazing and colorful sights as you stroll through the market with your guide, who’ll introduce you to the ingredients used in Vietnamese cuisine. Next, board the Red Bridge boat for a leisurely 30-minute cruise along the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School. Along the way, enjoy photo ops of local life on this scenic river. Upon arriving at the Red Bridge Cooking School, walk through its abundant herb garden and learn about the herbs that give Vietnam’s cuisine its distinctive flavors. Then head to the school’s open-air riverside building, a beautiful and breezy location for your cooking class. The chefs demonstrate the preparation of each dish (see menu below) and help as you learn to prepare the dishes yourself. To finish the day’s lesson, which takes about two hours, observe an introduction to Vietnamese plate decoration or food carving, which is truly an art in itself. After the class, sit down and enjoy eating the delicious meal that you have made! At the end of your culinary tour, your guide will take you back on the boat to your starting point in Hoi An. Menu Rice paper (making) Fresh spring rolls with shrimp Crispy Hoi An pancakes with shrimp, herbs, bean sprouts and peanut sauce Seafood salad with mixed Vietnamese herbs served in a half pineapple Vietnamese eggplant in clay pot Food decoration (pineapple boat, tri-colored flowers and Vietnamese hand fan)
Cham Islands (Vietnamese: Cù lao Chàm) constitute a group of 8 small islands of Quang Nam, a world Biosphere Reserve recognized by UNESCO. Cham islands has simple beauty with blue sea, white sand, sunshine and stunning coral reefs. With our Tour, You will have all experience: A trip for relaxing with swimming, snorkeling and “Walking underwater”. Non-diver and non-swimmer are welcome. During “Walking underwater” adventure, fish of all shape and colours, local marine life will surround you. You will have a delicious lunch and relax at the Unique ecological Bai Chong beach of a Word Biosphere Reserved Cham islands recognized by UNESCO. Experience the adventure on Vietnamese wooden boat with free coffee. Highlights Travel by boat and see the sights from the water Lunch included Free hotel pickup and drop-off included What You Can Expect Underwater Walking Tour in Cham Islands – Seatrek Viet Nam Beautiful Fish and Coral The tour begins at with pickup at your Hoi An hotel and a short ride to Cua Dai wharf where you will board a Vietnamese traditional boat. It takes about 1 hour. On the deck, you have time for relaxing, sight seeing. At Cham Island, you enjoy swimming, snorkeling and “Walking underwater“. Then, we will move to Bai Chong beach. Having a lunch, after lunch, you can swim or just relax in the hammocks. 7:30am – 8:00am: Tour guide picks guests up from the hotel and take you to the Cua Dai Wharf. 8:10am: 1 hour boat trip on a traditional Vietnamese boat to Cham Island. 9:10am: Arrive at Hon Nhon beach to take part in the “ Walking Underwater”, Swimming and snorkeling. 10:30am: At the Unique ecological area of the Cham Island, we have a delicious seafood lunch. After lunch, guests can swim or just relax in the hammocks. 2:00pm: Return to the boat for the journey back to your Hoi An hotel.
Our morning drive takes us from Swiss lakes to Swiss Army. At the once-secret Swiss army bunker at Fortress Fürigen, we’ll see part of the massive defense system designed to keep Switzerland strong and neutral. Afterward, a short drive into the countryside brings us to the charming Alpine village of Engelberg, our picturesque home for the next two days. We’ll settle into our lodge then head out for an orientation walk. Our stroll through the village will end at the Engelberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery with its own cheese-making operation. You’ll have free time to wander back before dinner together. Sleep in Engelberg (2 nights). Bus: 1 hr. Walking: light.