‘Off The Beaten Path’ – Street Food on Foot in the West Lake Area with Zoom Zoom (3 HOURS)

Hanoi is one of the World’s most renowned ‘street food’ destinations.  Zoom Zoom Travel brings you another exciting walking tour to discover the sophisticated flavors of  Hanoi’s 1,000 year old history of  ‘street food’.   This 3 hour walking tour of the West Lake district and Chau Long Market is specifically designed for food lovers who would like to explore the rich flavors of Hanoian food ‘off the beaten path’ where tourists normally do not go and out of the chaos of the Old Quarter.  You will sample a wide variety of foods unique to vendors in this area.  Between tastings, you will venture behind-the-scenes to unveil the secrets of this fascinating & charming neighborhood with its stunning French era architecture and many important cultural & religious landmarks while hearing about its traditions and local stories.

Off the Beaten Path’-Street Food on Foot with Zoom Zoom is perfect for those with an adventurous spirit and eager to expand their culinary and local city knowledge.  Our goal is for you to experience the very best of Hanoi’s local food culture, surrounded by some of Vietnam’s most historic sights.


  • Taste a variety of delicious Vietnamese cuisine
  • Stroll through hidden alleyways and bustling streets of the charming West Lake district
  • Learn more about Hanoi’s unique food culture
  • Sample local specialties with French and Chinese influences
  • Discover Hanoi “off-the-beaten-path”

TOUR STYLE: Local Life & Culture, Local Food, Walking & Orientation

TOUR LENGTH: 03  hours

DEPARTURE TIME: You can choose the time from:

6 h00 to 9h00 (Good Morning Hanoi)
7h30 to 10h30
11 h00 to 14h00
17h00 to 20h00
18h30 to 21h30



Zoom Zoom’s guide will meet you at your hotel before starting the tour.  This unique private food tour takes you “off-the-beaten-path’.  It is an opportunity to explore an especially lovely part of Hanoi — West Lake, the city’s largest freshwater lake and the traditional Old Chau Long food market.

Over the course of the tour, you will enjoy many special dishes of Hanoi: Bun Cha (BBQ noodles), Pho (Noodle soup), Bun Rieu (Crab Noodles), Pho Cuon (different versions: fried noodles, stir fried noodles, fresh noodles, etc.) and Fruit Smoothies or Vietnamese Ice-Cream Coconut Coffee.

Note: As for the “Good Morning Hanoi” tour, the dishes are slightly different with the listed dishes above

PRICES (Valid from 01/01/2015 to 31/12/2015)


Maximum: 10 people/group

Price per person above is valid for a group of minimum 2 participants.  If you your group is more than 4 people, the cost is $30/person.

Discounted rates are available for larger groups. Please contact Zoom Zoom atzoomzoomtrav@gmail.com


  • An amazingly delicious and 100% local experience
  • All yummy food samples and 1 bottle of water, 1 coffee or beer
  • Fun & informative guided walking tour


  • All other drinks, extra food portions, tips for local guide