A jeep tour of Hanoi and a street food tour of Ho Chi Minh City have been named among the world's 25 best travel experiences by readers of Tripadvisor. According to TripAdvisor's Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best ”Things to Do" list, the jeep tour operated by Hanoi Backstreet Tours came 10th on the list.
The four-hour tour takes visitors through Hai Ba Trung Temple and Hanoi Train Street, which is famous for its coffee shops along the train track, before heading past Long Bien Bridge and the Old Quarter.
Guests also have the chance to enjoy street food and beers atop a rooftop bar.
The price of the tour stands at US$55.
Meanwhile, the street food tour can be done on motorbikes with local students in Ho Chi Minh City. The tour was placed 14th on the list.
Run by Saigon Back Alley Tours, the trip takes visitors a total of four hours to explore the street food scene in the southern metropolis.
Local students accompany visitors to try and sample some of the southern city's popular street foods such as Bánh mì (Vietnamese sandwiches), bún bò Hu? Hue (Hue-style beef noodle soup), BBQ pork with rice noodles, bánh xèo (crispy pancake), and sweet soup dessert.
The price of the tour starts from US$25, including hotel pickup and drop-off.
Elsewhere, the other experiences chosen on the list includes a full-day tour of the Hawaiian island of Oahu, a whale-watching tours in Juneau of Alaska, and bike tours in Singapore.