Run by: Selective Asia
Reference number: Craft Beers of Asia - Japan and Vietnam
We thought long and hard about which countries showcase the best of Asia's craft-beer scene at the moment and after much deliberation (and some essential research!) settled on Japan and Vietnam. Two destinations that contrast wonderfully, offering a heady mix of Asia both old and new. This tour is perfect for anyone with an interest in food and drink! It showcases the must-see highlights of both countries as well as offering a first-hand experience of the burgeoning world of craft beer in Asia, complemented of course by the flavours of Japanese and Vietnamese cuisines.
Starting in the metropolis of Tokyo you'll experience where the locals eat and drink on a high energy street food tour, before jumping on the shinkansen to Japan's cultural capital, Kyoto. Here you will explore the city on two wheels and sample some of our recommended craft beer bars. Your final stop in Japan is Osaka where there will be the opportunity to sample some of Japan's finest foods and it's nightlife.
Travelling onward to Vietnam, this stage of the trip introduces you to Vietnam's highlight destinations - Hanoi, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City. Over the next 8 days, enjoy the traditional beer making processes of bia hoi in the north of the country and the emerging craft beer scene of the south.
This is a dynamic holiday designed to show you the highlights of these two contrasting destinations. If you would prefer a more relaxed travel programme, we will be happy to oblige. We can also tailor this holiday to meet your exact needs - your holiday, your way.
Day 1 - arrive Tokyo
Day 2 - Tokyo, City Tour & Street Food Tour
Day 3 - Tokyo
Day 4 - Tokyo, Kyoto
Day 5 - Kyoto, Backstreets by Bike
Day 6 - Kyoto, Osaka Street Food Tour
Day 7 - Osaka, Vietnam: Hanoi, Hanoi After Dark Vespa Tour
Day 8 - Hanoi, 'Old & New' City Tour
Day 9 - Hanoi, Street Food & Beer Tasting Tour
Day 10 - Hanoi, Danang, Hoi An
Day 11 - Hoi An
Day 12 - Hoi An, Danang, Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels, Saigon Craft Beer Vespa Adventure
Day 13 - Ho Chi Minh City, 'Old & New' City Tour
Day 14 - depart Ho Chi Minh City
As with all our holidays, we have created lots of free time for you to enjoy as you please. If you would prefer a more ‘complete’ travel programme, we will be happy to oblige. We can also tailor this holiday to meet your exact needs - your holiday, your way.
This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website
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