Zegrahm Expeditions Enhances Vietnam Itinerary with New Culinary Component

Zegrahm Expeditions Enhances Vietnam Itinerary with New Culinary Component
Company’s Longest-Running Expedition to Include Several New Options to Experience Vietnamese Cuisine 

Seattle, WA (June 14, 2016) – Zegrahm Expeditions, the world leader in small-ship cruising and overland adventures, is thrilled to announce that its 2017 Vietnam itinerary has been recently enhanced to include a comprehensive culinary component. As the first destination the company visited over 25 years ago, Vietnam has long fascinated Western explorers, and Zegrahm is pleased to complement its cultural tour options with an immersion into the local cuisine.

The 16-day Vietnam: Culture & Cuisine expedition departs January 31, 2017 aboard the 65-guest Coral Discoverer. Guests will have five opportunities to explore local markets and participate in hands-on, private cooking classes taught by local chefs, as they travel south from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh Cityoffering a unique perspective on the regional differences in Vietnamese cuisine. Travelers will also explore the local street food scene, as well as meet fishermen, rice farmers, and villagers to learn about local food production.

“We are pleased to enhance Zegrahm’s longest-running itinerary with several cuisine-focused elements,” says Zegrahm President, Van Perry. “Vietnamese dishes have long fascinated Westerners; our guests will have so many opportunities to not only sample the local foods, but also to learn about where the food comes from, and ultimately, cook it themselves!”

Guests will have ample opportunity to experience the culture and natural history of Vietnam, as well. Travelers will cruise around Halong Bay, home to dramatically sculpted limestone islands and islets; visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Hue, My Son’s Khmer ruins, and Hoi An’s historic center; and explore the city of Hanoi, including Ho Chi Minh’s mausoleum, the Military History Museum, and Hoa Lo Prison, also known as the Hanoi Hilton.

For more information about Zegrahm and its all-inclusive itineraries, please visit www.zegrahm.com or call 1-800-628-8747.

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With over 25 years in expedition travel, Seattle-based Zegrahm Expeditions Inc. is a leading adventure travel company specializing in small-ship expedition cruises, tours, and safaris to remote and intriguing destinations around the world. Led by expert guides and lecturers, Zegrahm itineraries are carefully crafted and all-inclusive, feature deluxe accommodations, and operate in all seven continents.