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Top 9 Vietnam Food Tour Packages Recommended for 2024


Food is one of the main factors that makes foreigners fall in love with Vietnam. Undoubtedly, Vietnamese cuisine has become more and more popular all over the world because of:

  • Flavorful taste: Vietnamese dishes are always packed full of flavor, with various seasonal spices and fresh herbs to increase the aromatic taste.
  • Diversity: Having a long history of more than 1000 years, obviously, there are more than 3000 dishes in the entire Vietnamese food arsenal for foodies to explore.
  • Foreign impact: Vietnamese food is influenced by China, Cambodia, Laos, and French due to colonization, with many foreign dishes in Vietnamese versions such as Banh Mi (Vietnamese Baguettes), Caramel, and Banh Bao (Steamed Pork Buns).
  • Good for health: Since the locals always use seasonal herbs, spices, and fresh vegetables for cooking, Vietnamese dishes are not only delectable, but also healthy and nutritious with vitamins and minerals.

Many foreigners are into Vietnamese cuisine right at first time due to the incredibly good flavors. Here are some must-try Vietnamese food and drinks for you:

Dish Name Suggested Places

Bun Cha Hanoi

(Kebab Rice Noodles)

Dac Kim - 1 Hang Manh St., Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Price from US $2

Banh Mi

(Vietnamese Sandwich)

Lan Ong - 20 Cha Ca St., Hoan Kiem, Hanoi

Price from US $1 - 2

Cafe Trung

(Egg Coffee)

Cafe Giang - 39 Nguyen Huu Huan St., Hanoi

Price from US $2


(Rice Noodle Soup)

Pho 10 Ly Quoc Su - 10 Ly Quoc Su St., Hanoi

Price from US $2 - 3

Cao Lau

(Hoi An Special Noodles)

Quan Phuc - 11 Phan Chu Trinh St., Hoi An

Price from US $2

Mi Quang

(Quang-style Noodle)

Muoi Quan - 80 Hai Thuong Lan Ong St., Hoi An

Price from US $1


(Vietnamese Sweet Soup)

Ngoc Hien - 67 Tran Hung Dao St., Phu Hoa, Hue

Price from US $2

Banh Xeo

(Vietnamese Crepe)

An La Nghien - 11A Tu Xuong St., Ward 7,  District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Price from US $3 - 4

Com Tam

(Broken Rice)

Hoang Gia - 57 Buu Dinh, Ward 6, Ho Chi Minh City

Price from US $3


Each area in Vietnam has its own delicious cuisine. If you are a food lover, don’t miss these destinations below to explore Vietnamese food:

  • Hanoi: With a long-lasting age, Hanoi is well-known for its traditional cuisine, including Pho (Noodle Soup), Bun Cha (Grilled Pork & Noodles), Banh Cuon (Steam Cake), etc.
  • Mai Chau: Mai Chau features the typical cuisine of the North-Western valleys, such as Hill Chicken, Buffalo Meat, and Stream Fish.
  • Cao Bang - Bac Kan: Having the typical scent of the North-East mountainous area, the cuisine here will bring you a different taste from Mai Chau, with Smoked Sausage, Ant Egg Cake, and Trung Khanh Chestnut.
  • Hue: As the capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen Dynasty, Hue has numerous tasty and delicate royal cuisine that is only made in the imperial kitchen, consisting of Com Hen (Rice With Mussels), Bun Bo Hue (Hue Beef Noodles), and Sweet Soup.
  • Hoi An: You simply shouldn’t forget this charming city since you can savor many unique dishes that only this place has, like Cao Lau (Pork Rice Noodles) or Mi Quang (Quang Seafood Noodles).
  • Ho Chi Minh City: Though the city does not have many typical cuisines, you can find almost all cuisines in Vietnam, as well as foreign dishes, from Western food to Halal food.
  • Mekong Delta: Featuring a regional taste of the countryside, the Mekong Delta offers gourmets savory fish caught from waterways - Fried Elephant Ear Fish, Bun Mam (Vietnamese Gumbo), and Sour Fish Soup.

If you are a gourmet traveler, this 13-day food tour is a perfect choice for you. Joining the tour, every foodie will have a chance to explore the variety of Vietnamese cuisine in 3 regions of Vietnam, with from only US $911 /pax:

Travel Day Highlights
Day 1 - 4

Enjoy the North’s cuisine:

  • Try various tasty dishes such as Beef Noodle Soup, Egg Coffee at local restaurants in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Relax among the magnificent beauty of Halong Bay and taste fresh seafood dishes on board
Day 5 - 7

Savor the Central culinary:

  • Wander around the most charming town in Vietnam - Hoi An, and try its traditional dishes, such as Cao Lau and Banh Beo
  • Have a day tour to Tra Que Village, where you will experience a farmer's life and taste the fresh vegetables you harvest
Day 8 - 9

Try the South’s typical food:

  • Get around the bustling Ho Chi Minh City at night and enjoy delicious street food at night markets
  • Experience the serene countryside life in Mekong Delta and savor its famous specialties like Deep-fried Elephant-ear Fish

Generally, Vietnam food tour packages are at quite reasonable prices since the food here is inexpensive. The average cost for a food tour package range from US $90 - 240 /person /day, and the specific price will depend on the class you opt for:

  • Economy & Superior (2* - 3* Hotels): US $100 - 140
  • First Class 4* Hotels: US $150 - 170
  • Deluxe 5* Hotels: US $180 - 220
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Questions & Answers (6)

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Can you arrange a private cooking class just for 2 pax? Thanks


Hi Rodney, 

Yes, we can. Which city in Vietnam do you want to join a cooking class? Freely let our travel consultant know to arrange for you. 

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can I extend Luxury Gourmet Vietnam 13 days to Phu Quoc for around 5 days? do u have any tour in Phu Quoc, we prefer water or any outdoor activity, not just sightseeing


Yes, we definitely can help you to extend your trip. Please check our best suggestions for itinerary in Phu Quoc for more inspiration. Also, we always can customise your trip so don't be hesitate to tell us about your travel idea!

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which place is better for food tour, Hanoi or Hoi An ?


Each area has its own specialties, you should try both

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what if we get food poisoning when taking part in a food tour?


That the risk when you choose to do this tour. Our guide will choose the most reliable street food restaurant for you 

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are the dishes on food tours changable?


If you book a private tour, the dishes can change depend on your request

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