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  1. Vietnam
  2. Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh: Roast and Taste Vietnamese Coffee Tour

Product ID: 195617
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A comprehensive educational experience into the origins, production and brewing methods of Vietnamese coffee. You will learn how to roast coffee beans and enjoy 5 different types of original coffee together with your knowledgable guide.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Pick-up included

Pick-up is available from your hotel in district 1,3,4,5 or 10.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself into the local life of the Cambodian markets in Ho Chi Minh
  • Go to a coffee house and learn the history of Vietnamese coffee
  • Be instructed on how to roast coffee beans hands-on with a special machine
  • Learn how to clean coffee beans after roasting and grinding them
  • Learn to make drip-filter coffee and enjoy 5 different types of original Vietnamese coffee
  • Walk through biggest flower market of Ho Thi Ky
Full description
Your tour will begin with pick-up from the Saint Paul Parish Church, where your driver will meet you with your name on a placard. From here you will walk around the only Cambodian market in Ho Chi Minh city to see how busy it is, whilst learning about their businesses and local food ingredients in the alleyways.

You will also have the opportunity to walk through the biggest flower market in the city, which will surround you will thousands of beautiful flowers. On the way, you can take photos of authentic life at the Nguyen Thien Thuat residential apartments, and you will also get the chance to communicate with local people.

After a short walk you will reach the coffee house, where you will learn the history of Vietnamese coffee including the the different beans; Robusta and Arabica. You will then be instructed how to roast the coffee beans with a special customized machine, before being instructed on how to roast coffee beans hand-on with a special hand-made machine. Whilst in the coffee house you will also learn how to roast coffee beans at certain temperatures, how to clean coffee beans after roasting them, how to recognize real coffee and fake coffee, and how to make Vietnamese coffee the traditional way.
Includes
  • English-speaking instructor
  • Raw coffee beans
  • Coffee powder
  • Drip-filter coffee
  • Tasting of 5 types of coffee
  • Photos of authentic local life
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Pick-up and drop off at your hotel (available at an extra cost)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Saint Paul Parish Church (354, Le Hong Phong street, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City).

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is perfect for coffee lovers those who want to learn the traditional ways to roast and make coffee
• This tour is for people who love to see authentic local life and to talk to local people
• This tour if free of charge for children under 8
• Pick-up and drop off is available in districts 1,3,4,5 or 10 at an extra $5 per person
• There are a few options to run a coffee tour, please message the tour operator to arrange the best for you:
1. 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
2. 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
3. 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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