Two of the 25 best travel experiences in Asia voted for are a motorbike tour in Hanoi and a cooking class in Hoi An, voted by readers of U.S. travel site Tripadvisor.
Ha Noi, Vietnam stands among the top 25 World Destinations for Food Lovers and Asia’s Overall Experiences
As a way to experience the fun in Hanoi, visitors can choose motorbikes to fully visit the city. From there, visitors gain a deeper understanding of Vietnamese culture and history.
Riding a motorbike, visitors go through the old streets selling many goods in Hanoi on a half-day tour around the city or stop by famous areas in Hanoi like Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Opera House, One Pillar Pagoda, train street… and try some of the city’s best street food.
Hanoi is a charming capital, well preserved the old quarter, monuments, and architectural addresses of Vietnam. Hanoi attracts tourists with its long-lasting attachment to the history between the pace of life and the city, with delicious dishes and specialties of the region.
Referring to Hanoi, it is impossible not to mention street food here. Visitors are extremely excited and excited when they want to join the city’s food tours with a variety of dishes such as Pho, Bun Cha, egg coffee, Banh mi, etc. It is the cultural crystallization from the flow of thousands of years of history and the interference and acculturation of many cultures combined with modern development. Hanoi was voted 22nd out of 25 World Destinations for food lovers.
Hanoi also ranks 15th in the top 25 Asia Total Experiences. Visitors can have a more perfect trip by motorbike, combining food, culture and the experience of visiting the city’s famous destinations. By joining the tour, visitors can experience a lot about Hanoi life, immerse themselves in the busy traffic, and visit historical sites such as Hai Ba Trung Temple, Ba Dinh Square, Ant Quarter French architecture, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, Opera House, … Besides, everyone gets to taste some of the city’s best street food and soak up the fresh air in the countryside.
Hoi An is also one of Asia’s top 25 overall experiences not to be missed
Hoi An Ancient Town is a famous city in Quang Nam province, awarded “Asia’s Leading Cultural City Destination”. Hoi An – where it seems that the involuntary flow of time cannot bury the ancient atmosphere. The old tiled roofs covered with moss, the streets filled with the red color of lanterns, and the intricately carved diaphragms, all bring us back to a world of a few hundred years ago.
Enjoy the culinary experience of life with a fun and exciting cooking class in Hoi An, where you’ll discover Vietnam’s unique cultural heritage and practices that bring out your taste.
As a fun and interesting way to experience rural life in Hoi An in particular, and Vietnamese cuisine in general, visitors participate in a cooking class lasting about 5 hours. Here, people can learn to make famous Vietnamese dishes like Banh Xeo, a rice flour crepe with different ingredients.
In addition, visitors can participate in many other activities. Take a leisurely boat ride to a small island in the Hoi An River Delta, where you’ll meet your host, a local family. Go on a bike tour and explore the countryside and see the famous basket boats and other crafts. Explore the local market and get to know the locals by going on a fun market tour
Before the outbreak of the Covid-19 epidemic, Hoi An was a tourist destination that promised to attract millions of visitors every year. Despite also facing difficulties such as weather, and climate, … but Hoi An still develops positively and exceeds the targets set by the city. Constantly being named in the rankings voted by reputable travel agencies, Hoi An tourism is still constantly hot when attracting a large number of domestic and international tourists to visit, even at times the old town is peaceful but always ready to face the risk of overcrowding.
After reopening, Hoi An is one of the first cities in Vietnam to welcome and witness the return of international tourism. The safety factor is always the top priority in Vietnam, so visitors are assured when traveling. According to statistics reported in the first days of reopening, more than 70% of visitors to Hoi An are international tourists.
When the whole world is affected in general, Hoi An is still voted as the most romantic destination in the world, proving that the affection of world friends for Hoi An is still intact, leaving a beautiful memory of Hoi An here. It is also a very good signal in the context that tourism is having a chance to recover. It is this title that will create a push, have a positive impact on the Hoi An brand, and promise to bring a boom in the number of tourists coming here.
Traveling to Hoi An ancient town, you can not only discover cultural values through nostalgic architecture, folk art activities, or poetic natural landscapes but also enjoy special dishes such as “satisfied guests come, satisfied guests go”. In Hoi An, many great experiences are highly appreciated such as eco-cooking classes with a visit to the local market, basket boat rides and crab fishing, etc. to get a glimpse of rural life here.
Hoi An Ancient Town still has its beauty in every street corner, roof, and small street. Coming here, visitors can feel the warmth in each dish, from the friendly and close smiles of the people. Walking on each small street, you seem to find yourself in the old days, the beautiful memories of childhood in this strange and dear land.