VUNG TAU BEACH - STREET FOOD - HISTORICAL RELICS
Vung Tau - Ba Ria
Tour type: Historical relics, Beach, Yin Yang food
Duration: 1 day
Price: From US$35 per person
Nowadays, Vung Tau is the hot spot of South of Vietnam for both domestic as well as foreign tourists who are love for food and beach. A long time ago, many local food stores, who specialized in selling noodle soup with pork, prawn pies, raw fish with salad, etc…, are very crowded with the diners.
Coming with us for a half day city tour, you will have a chance to visit some city landmarks and historical relics as well as tasting the amazing street food at this lovely place.
In the morning, let’s reveal the “treasure” of Vung Tau beach city with our escort guide with some stops at the famous iconic city landmarks
At noontime, let conquer Vietnamese exquisite food with our escort guide. Private transfer to the downtown and stop at the famous local food stores with high hygiene. It is about 2 or 3 delicious dishes which are popular among the local communities.
Here is some basic description about some dishes the local are very crazy for and can savor that every day in their life.
“Banh Canh Gio Heo” – Noodle soup with pettitoes
The noodle makes from rice
The broth makes from boiling the pork pettitoes and the rib so it is very sweet and soft flavor
The pettitoes will be cut into small pieces
How to décor it on the bowl? The seller with put noodle on the bowl first then pork meat, onion, and other herbs then pour the broth. This dish is served with the fresh herbs which maximize your flavor by adding more spices.
“Banh Khot” – Small fried pies with fresh prawn inside and fresh herbs
It is one of native local food which other foreigners love it very much. The technique is very skillful to make it successful.
At first, the local mixture the rice flour with water then pour it into the pan and fried it out. After 1 minute, they put a raw prawn on the top of the cake. When the prawn become pink, we can take it out of the pan and put it on the plate. This food is served with the fresh vegetables (borecole, salad, and herbs). The price is around $1.5 - $2 per person.
“Goi Ca Mai” – Raw fish salad
Besides famous seafood such as snails, crab, squid, etc…The raw fish salad is emerging the specialty of Vung Tau city even it is a little bit challenging for the first time tasting. The top secret is to choose the freshest fish, clean the skin, remove the bones. Then marinated with vinegar, lemon, garlic, and chili to ripe the fish.
When eating, it is served with traditional native herbs to maximize the spices. The sauce is made from fish sauce, peanut, chili, sugar, lemon, and garlic. When hearing you can think it is not quite difficult but it requires the skillful hand to create the amazing delicious sauce. The price is around $5.5 per person.
· All private transfer or S.I.C transfer as indicated on program
· Experienced English speaking guide, except the free days as mention in the program
· Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)
· All sightseeing tickets and permits.
· Water on the car.
· Services charges and government tax.
· No extra charge after confirmation
· 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
· Bottled mineral water on bus
· All flights in tour
· Other meals and drinks
· Travel insurance
· Personal expenses, Tips, and Gratuities
· Vietnam visa stamp fee
· Others not mentioned above
· Please bring with you some necessary stuff on tours such as anti-insect repellents, anti-sun cream, sunglasses, good shoes and swimsuit