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Hanoi Dinner Experience in a Local Home

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    What to Expect
    5pm to 6pm: You will be welcomed to the host’s house and invited to their living room to enjoy a cup of hot green tea - a traditional custom of Vietnamese families used to show respect to their guests.

    Then, you will head to the dining room and enjoy a meal prepared by the host.  Here you will have a chance to try traditional dishes in a cozy atmosphere at home. See how the family enjoys their dinner, what their kitchen looks like, and witness some customs during the meal: the children will invite the elders before eating and after finishing meal, see how to use chopsticks in the traditional manner, and learn how to place your chopsticks to express that you have finished the meal. Through all of that, you will clearly see the difference between Western and Eastern dining etiquette.

    The tour will end in around 8pm to 9pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    From your hotel in the Old Quarter
    Departure Time
    5:00 PM
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Afternoon tea
    • Dinner prepared by the host
    • Private driver & English-speaking guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (for hotels in the Old Quarter only)
    • Transport by vehicle with air-conditioning
    • Drinks, personal expenses and other services not mentioned above
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    An exceptional experience with Caroline and the family host. All the people are friendly and good storytelling. Food was great. Should not miss this if you come to Hanoi
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    Myself and two friends were accompanied by Ms. Caroline who was a wonderful, engaging, and friendly guide. We traveled to a Hanoi residential area where we had dinner with a local family. The father kept serving us his private stash of drinks and the entire family was so
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