Located in the tropical zone, Vietnam will surprise you with countless number of colorful fruits sold at a very reasonable price in every street and market all year round. Not only about fruit stalls along streets but is also very typical to see street vendors carrying two loads of fruits balancing on their shoulders or driving bicycle with big basket of fruit behind.
Tropical fruits are often found very nutritious, minerals and fibres. Its flavor is often the extreme of either sweet or sour, and many comes with a particular fragrance that is unmistakeable. Due to the typical weather conditions, the fruit's colors are vibrantly eye-catching, with red, yellow and orange among the most popular ones. The abundance of fruits in the region also means that people use fruits in many different ways: eating raw, making juices, mixing salad, preserving jams and many other delicious desserts. No matter you visit Vietnam any time of the years, there will be certain kinds of fruit you can try: mango, robustan, coconut, watermelon, mangosteen, durian, apricot, apple, pineapple, banana, papaya, jackfruit, dragonfruit, litchi, longan, etc. The country is truly a heaven of 'fruitaholic'!
Join us for a tropical fruit excursion around Hanoi and gain knowledge of tropical country as well as grab the tasty healthy kind of food with us. The tour brings you around fruit market, meet street vendors and learn how to choose good products, how to bargain as well as how to know seasonal fruit to buy; then we try certain kinds of fresh fruit and discover desserts/drinks made from fruit as well as different ways to preserve fruit.