Hanoi countryside market & home cooking

  • Grilled pork noodle
  • meeting local people
  • cooking study
  • ?c chu?i ??u
  • grasshopper
  • folk song
  • bat trang village


Eat with local – travel like local!

The experience is great for those loving to discover the tranquility countryside in Hanoi suburb, get away from tourist trap and exciting city, enjoy great local food, meet very friendly people, and explore uniquely local market.



  • Open-air countryside market
  • Traditional Quan Ho folk song performance
  • Uniquely rural food taste 
  • Amazing atmosphere among amazing people
  • Funny & full of laugh
  • Meet friendly local people in countryside
  • Explore Vietnam culture & tradition.


Starting from your hotel, drive towards outskirts of Hanoi. Passing the green bamboo ranges, vast slopes corn and ancient temples, you will arrival Van Giang village that preserved almost intact the traditional cultural values of the north villages.

Warmth of the host will amazes you and you'll surprised even when strolling in open-air market. Almost everyone in the market will greet you with a big smile, you will meet the most friendly people, enjoy extremely tasty snack… great chance for your photography.

Return to ancient traditional house through peaceful path, taking some herb from vegetable garden then we cook our lunch! Although not a professional cooking class, but in return, you will have a lunch full of laughter, where not remain any more cultural, age, language… distance.  

After your lunch, it is time for relax with traditional music performance out in shaded yard. The sweet folk songs of Vietnam is represented by the talented artists of the village will really fascinate you. Let’s talk with the artisan and learn to sing a song if you want.

Goodbye the warm-heart host, we head to Bat Trang - a Ceramic traditional village which is famous from hundreds of years ago for its marvelous ceramic products. We will visit Communal House and shopping in the Bat Trang Old Market or just sit down to make some products by yourself to take back home as a sweet memory.

Tour inclusion:

  • Fun and informative English Speaking guide
  • Private car transfer
  • Friendly host and local family
  • Materials for demonstration cooking lunch at local house
  • Great open-air countryside market outing
  • Tasty snack at the market
  • Uniquely photography opportunity
  • Traditional performance (applied for group of minimum 4pax upward)
  • Local drinking (mineral water, Vietnamese tea)

Our sample menu:

  • Bún th?t n??ng - Pork BBQ salad with fresh soft noodle
  • ?c chu?i ??u -  shellfish soup with green bananas, tofu...
  • Canh m?ng móng giò - bamboo shoot soup pork slopes...
  • Châu Ch?u chiên – fried grasshopper with lemon leafs... (seasonal)

Notes: Samples are subjected to change without notice

Tour Information

  • Type of tour: Private
  • Duration: 8 hours.
  • Timetable: Everyday from 08:00 – 16:30
  • Transfer:Private air-conditioner car
  • Tour rate: Adult: 2.020.000VND | Child: 1.415.000VND
  • Meet Point: Your hotel in Hanoi
  • Ending Point: Your hotel in Hanoi
  • Minimum capacity: 2 persons
  • Maximum capacity:12 person
  • What to bring:Comfortable clothes & sandal, sunglasses, camera, hat and a healthy appetite
  • Weather conditions: Tour take place in shine only
  • Dietary Restriction: We ensure the food is typical authentic Vietnamese food | Please let us know of any dietary or allergy requirements | Vegetarian menu is available as your advice

Place To Visit

  • Open-air countryside market
  • Ancient typical house in Northern village, Vietnam
  • Meet & talk with very friendly local people
  • Bat Trang Ceramic traditional village (stopover as your request)
  • Tranquility countryside in Hanoi suburb

Other food tour available