1. Vietnam
  2. Quang Nam
  3. Hoi An

Cruise Cooking Class and Kayaking Tour on Thu Bon River

Product ID: 131118
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Enjoy a cooking classes aboard a traditional, restored Vietnamese vessel, after visiting a local market to bargain for your ingredients and a kayaking tour around the river to experience the local way of life on the shore.
About this activity
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Duration: 5 hours
Starting time 8:30 AM
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Live tour guide
Vietnamese, English

Pickup included

Pick-up from your hotel in Hoi An
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Board the chic boat to experience the interesting sceneries along Thu Bon river
  • Benefit from round transfer from/to your hotel and bargain for your fresh ingredients at the local market
  • Launch a kayak into the water for a leisurely paddle around the river, discovering the river way of life
  • Explore the Vietnamese cuisine through a guided cooking class and enjoy your self-prepared meal for lunch
Full description
After collection from your hotel in Hoi An around 08.30 AM, you will depart for the local central market. Seize the chance to interact with the local seller and sharpen your bargaining skills to buy fresh ingredients needed for the upcoming creation of dishes during the cooking class. After exploring the market, continue to the chic boat and board the traditional Vietnamese vessel to see many interesting sceneries along Thu Bon River. Relax, feel the cool wind in your hair and watch the river life of the locals.

The boat will make a stop to launch the kayak into the water for a leisurely paddle around the river. Discover and experience some of the hidden corners and the natural beauties of Hoi An. Embark the boat again and enjoy a welcome drink before starting the cooking class. The chef will show you how to prepare and cook each meal and then it is your turn to cook the same dishes yourselves.

Roll up your sleeves and under the instruction of the chef, discover the different flavors, the medley with Tam Huu, taste a mouthful of greasy, salty, crispy  deep-fried fish, spring rolls and get the strong taste of chicken braised with ginger, which will help you to unravel the secrets of the authentic Viet cuisine. Enjoy your self-prepared meals around noon for lunch, which will be served with steamed rice, vegetable soup and a dessert of sweet soup. Take time to enjoy everything the river has to offer on your return journey to Hoi An and disembark at Nguyen Hoang pier to be transferred back to your hotel around 1.30 PM.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Boat ride
  • Cooking class
  • Lunch
  • Kayaking
  • Beverage
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • VAT
  • Travel insurance
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women

From US$ 82.50 per person

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Product ID: 131118