What you'll do
Our day starts in my neighbourhood in a local area just 3km away from the Old Quarter. We’ll begin with a nice lunch right by a peaceful lake called Hồ Ba Mẫu. Get ready to try the famous special sauce called “mắm tôm” - shrimp paste that locals love. Then off to my favourite park beside for a 30-min walk to digest a bit before heading for dessert! We will then head to the Old Quarter to try the so-refreshing dessert, “hoa quả dầm”, which is a bowl of fresh fruits with condensed milk and ice. Lastly, we will go for a cup of coffee or juice at the beer street - for some people-watching.
I have lived in five different countries in my life and Hanoi is my 6th city! Hanoi has been my second home for four years. Through my years of experience in hospitality and as a traveller myself, I understand the thirst to experience a new city’s hidden gems and local spots. So I am excited to take you to my favourite places in town and share what it’s like living in this beautiful and exotic city as a foreigner!
Bún Đậu Mắm Tôm - plate of rice noodle, tofu and different kinds of fried food. Bún chả - rice noodle with grilled pork . Hoa…
A choice of coffee with or without condensed milk / coffee with yogurt / juice
Transportation between the Old Quarter & Thống Nhất park.
Where you'll be
Hồ Ba Mẫu lake and Thống Nhất park are in the neighbourhood of where I live. It’s only 3km away from the touristy Old Quarter, but it’s got a much more local vibe, which is what I love most about this area. The dessert place and the cafe in the Old Quarter are right in the centre of touristy zone and always filled with locals, yet I rarely see travellers sitting down to give it a go. So here I am to take you! ;)
Things to keep in mind
For a full refund, cancel at least 7 days before the experience is scheduled to start or within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 4 guests ages 5 and up can attend.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
Please feel free to send me a message if you’ve got any questions regarding the programme before booking! :) **I can be flexible with the itinerary for private groups**
Experience Hanoi like a local.