If you are looking for a tour which combines Vietnam incredible cuisine and culture, this Vietnam culinary and culture tour in Hue and Hoi An surely will satisfy you. Joining in this special tour, you will learn and experience the identities of local cuisine. You also have the great opportunities to discover Hoi An – the living Museum and Hue – the last capital of Feudal System in Vietnam. More than this, we also can take you to all the Hidden Charm of destinations for the real experience of local attraction and identities.
- Discover Hoi An – the living Museum and Hue – the last capital of Feudal System in Vietnam
- Market visits
- Take part in cooking class at Y Thao restaurant in Hue
- Hue city tour
- Joining in cooking class at The Market Restaurant in Hoi An
- Hoi An city tour
- 4 nights accommodation
The accommodation is arranged in superior rooms of 3-star hotels at both the locations: Hue and Hoi An.
Food and Beverage
During this tour, you will be served 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches and 4 dinners. You will have a chance to try to most famous and popular local food in Hue and Hoi An. Especially you will attend to 2 authentic cooking classes in Hue and Hoi An to get more knowledge about Vietnamese food.
- 4 nights accommodation in shared double at selected hotels or similar hotels with daily breakfast.
- Airport pick-up and drop-off
- Accommodation in hotels with room type as mentioned above (double share)
- Meals + cooking class as indicated (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D= Dinner)
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee to indicated sights
- Other meals, tips, drinks, international flights & airport tax
- Single room supplement
- Personal expenses, insurance,…
Pre Full Paid before Departure
- A reservation requires a deposit of 50% of the total price.
- The rest of the payment should be paid 07 days before arrival.
- If the booking is cancelled up to 10 days prior to the arrival date, there is no cancellation fee.
- If the booking is cancelled less than 10 days prior to the arrival date, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
We will let you know in booking confirmation
Tour Detail Itinerary
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Arrival at Phu Bai Airport, pick up and drive to Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam from 1802 to 1945. Afternoon, start your 5-day Hue and Hoi An culinary tour by a visit to Thien Mu pagoda, the symbol of Hue city then take a walk around Kim Long Village where you can visit the original ancient house of the former mandarin, mingle with local people and experience their daily activities in the village. In the evening, visit Dong Thien Pagoda to enjoy a vegetarian lunch prepared by the nuns. Our visit contributes to the Pagoda’s kindergarten that educates children from needy families. We will interact with the nuns and learn more about the Pagoda before going back to the hotel.
Overnight in Hue.
We will visit Dong Ba Market in the early morning. This is the biggest wholesales market in Hue for food, vegetable, herb, spices and fruit. In the morning, everything is so fresh and this is best time and best way to experiences and learn about the food and daily life activities in Hue. Back to the hotel for breakfast then take a cyclo trip from your hotel over famous Truong Tien bridge and Dong Ba market. The cyclo will take you around the ancient citadel of Hue, getting over the streets, local shops for the overview of daily life and architecture of this famous citadel. The cyclo will take you to Y Thao Restaurant to participate in one of the best Hue cooking classes.
Cooking class at Y Thao Restaurant in Hue:
- Go to market for cooking material, with the company of learner(s)
- 09h00-09h30: Hue Drinking and Eating Art introduction. Food to be practiced introduction. Cooking material preparation.
- 09h30-11h30: Learn how to cook and practice the Spring roll, Pancake, and Grilled beef; how to make the Banana flower Salad
- 11h30 – 12h30: Enjoy food self-prepared and by the restaurant
Afternoon, take the visit to the Imperial Citadel and Tu Duc Tomb, discover the beautiful and impressive architecture of this unique construction in Hue as well as the story of the King there. In the evening, you will experience the dinner in the local restaurant of all typical kind of Hue cake such as Banh Beo, Banh Nam and Banh Loc.
Overnight in Hue.
Morning depart to Danang through famous Hai Van Pass. Upon arrival, visit Cham Museum with great collection of sand stone artifact from 4th to 13th century. Arrive in Hoi An, the little attractive town very famous as living museum which was originally one of major trading centers of Southeast Asia in the 16th century. Lunch at Cargo Club Restaurant.
Afternoon, take a walk to ancient town for sightseeing as well as experiencing a short Hoi An street food tour. Visit Phuc Kien congressional assembly hall, Japanese Cover Bridge and Tan Ky ancient house. Then you have free time for discovering the town on your own or shopping. In the evening, you will have a chance to try to most famous and popular local food in Hoi An: Com Ga (Chicken Rice) and Cao Lau.
Overnight in Hoi An.
In the morning, we will visit Tra Que herb village near Hoian. This village very famous for growing organic herb for supplying to Hoi An. You will interact with local farmer their and learn about different kind of herb and the way how they grow them. Visit to a local made bread factory before going to The Market restaurant for joining to one of the best Hoi An cooking classes.
Cooking class at The Market Restaurant in Hoi An
You start with a 1 hour market tour to learn about Vietnamese ingredients & how to choose fresh foods. Next is a short talk on the art of Vietnamese gastronomy, vegetables, herbs & spices & how to prepare & use them.
The practice includes learning cooking & cutting techniques & how to use a Vietnamese vegetable grater & knife. You will get hands-on experience with bellow menu:
1. Fresh Spring Rolls & Shrimp
2. Green Papaya Salad
3. Grilled tuna in banana leave
4. Crispy Pancake
Afternoon depart for the cyclo trip to Cam Nam Village. The cyclo will take you from the town to Cam Nam Bridge. You will have the first stop for the photo opportunity of the activities and scenery on the Thu Bon River. Then the cyclo will take you along the Thu Bon River bank, where you can have another photo stop for panorama view of Hoi An from another side of river. You will ride along the riverside and cycle through local villages of Cam Nam. This is untouched area by tourism with very friendly and hospitable local people. You can see their daily life activities or even viewing the interior of their house and their life through always opened doors. The cyclo trip will be ended at green small canal covered by water coconut trees. Embark on the boat and take a cruise to Thu Bon River. You can experience the local daily life along river, such as fishing, farming, catching clam…. Come back to Hoi An around sunset time.
Overnight in Hoi An.
Morning is free at leisure until the departure time to the airport for the flight home. Finish incredible 5 days culinary and culture tour in Hue and Hoi An.
- Customize Tour
- Private Group
- Cooking & Food
- History & Culture
- Private Couple
- Group of Friends
- Family with Children
- Old Persons over 50s
- Teenager Activities
- Executive Retreats
- Women Only
- For Everyone
Means of Transportation
- Private Car
Means of Accomodation
- Group Tour Guider