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From Hoi An: Market Tour, Basket Boat Ride and Cooking Class

1. From Hoi An: Market Tour, Basket Boat Ride and Cooking Class

Following pick-up from your hotel, visit a morning market in Hoi An and marvel at the seasonal fruits, noodles, herbs, vegetables, meat and fish on display. Interact with the vendors and get some tips on how to bargain.  Cruise down the Thu Bon River and get up close to the traditional fishing nets and boats. Then, paddle through the water coconut palms aboard a bamboo basket boat. Learn how to fish with a fishing net, listen to some folk songs and receive some handmade souvenirs made from coconut leaves. Learn how to cook Vietnamese food, such as spring rolls, papaya salad and pork in clay pots as you prepare your own lunch or dinner.

From Hoi An & Da Nang: Authentic Vietnamese Cooking Tour

2. From Hoi An & Da Nang: Authentic Vietnamese Cooking Tour

This is a cooking tour, which is different from a cooking class. The journey will take you through the beautiful and scenic countryside of Hoi An to Cam Thanh village (around 4 kilometers away from the town center). This adventure will include a visit to a local produce market and a boat trip along the beautiful Thu Bon River, with sights that include the island of Cam Nam and Duy Hai fishing village, as you pass under the majestic Cua Dai Bridge.  Your adventure continues on a fun-filled Basket Boat ride through the Water Palm Village, followed by a ride in a water buffalo cart that will take you to the local supplier's cooking school and restaurant. Upon arrival, you can then unwind by soaking up the joys of a foot, head, and shoulder massage.  The menu for the cooking class includes the following Vietnamese dishes:  Rolled wet rice paper with minced pork and vegetables Chicken Noodle Soup (Pho Ga)Grilled Fish in a Banana Leaf Vietnamese Prawn Curry You may then relax and enjoy the sumptuous delights of your cooking creations, in the pleasant surroundings of the local supplier's restaurant. 

Eco Cooking Class, Cruise Trip, and Basket Boat Riding

3. Eco Cooking Class, Cruise Trip, and Basket Boat Riding

Vietnamese food is among the best and most healthy cuisines in the world. No wonder so many people come to Vietnam to learn how to make Vietnamese food. This Eco Cooking Class in Hoi An will be a great way for you to not only learn to make some famous Vietnamese dishes, but also you will have the chance to experience different activities in the coconut jungle in Hoi An. Paddle basket boats and watching people catch fish using traditional methods. With this Hoi An Eco Cooking Class, you will pass through the water coconut jungle on basket boats. Afterwards, you will go to cook in a countryside area of Hoi An's ancient town. If you are traveling in big groups, this cooking class is the perfect choice. Menu: Goi cuon – Fresh Rice Paper Salad Rolls with Pork and Shrimp with a Tangy Peanut Hoisin Dipping Sauce. Pho Bo cooked Ha Noi style Mi Xao Hai San: Fried Noodle Banh Xeo – Crispy Vietnamese Crepes

Hoi An: Private Walking Tour and Cooking Class

4. Hoi An: Private Walking Tour and Cooking Class

Discover the history and flavors of Vietnam during this combined 5-hour walking and cooking tour of Hoi An. This private tour will allow you to get an insight into Hoi An from your local leader. Listed by UNESCO as a beautifully-preserved example of a historic Southeast Asian trading port, see colorful buildings of historical and cultural significance. Wander along relaxing streets that are off-limits to cars and stroll past the many Chinese Assembly Halls, such as the Cantonese Chinese Congregation with its impressive main altar, and the Hainan Chinese Congregation, which serves as a memorial to the 107 Hainan Island merchants that were killed during the reign of Emperor Tu Duc after they were mistaken for pirates. Stop by the covered 16th-Century Japanese Bridge, with its Buddhist pagoda and constructed to provide a link between the Japanese and Chinese communities. Then head to a family-run restaurant for your cooking class. Meet with your chef, who will explain the range of dishes that you will prepare, before taking you to a local market to stock up on fresh produce. Learn how to choose the best supplies and discover some of the less-familiar ingredients. Back at the restaurant, discover recipes that will wow your family and friends back home, and learn the tricks to preparing some of Vietnam’s legendary meals. At the end of your lesson, sit down to feast on all the delicious dishes you have created.

Hoi An: Sunset Cooking Class with Boat Trip

5. Hoi An: Sunset Cooking Class with Boat Trip

Meet your local guide and discover Vietnam’s unique food culture as you immerse yourself into the local lifestyle. Stop at a local food market in Hoi An to witness how locals bargain with vendors to buy fresh ingredients for your upcoming cooking class — you'll even learn some Vietnamese words to try for yourself. Next, head to the Cam Thanh Coconut Village and explore the coconut water palm forest. Enjoy a firsthand experience of the famous basket boat dance and help fishermen catch crabs and fish using traditional fishing methods. Afterwards, take a small break in the coconut village forest before your cooking class begins. Your guide’s brother is a professional chef with many years of experience. Watch as he demonstrates the steps to cook authentic Vietnamese favorites that are only offered locally. Each guest will cook their own dishes in a hands-on culinary experience before sitting down together to savor your delicious creations. Menu for the cooking class: 1. Fresh spring roll 2. Vietnamese pancake (banh xeo) 3. Papaya salad 4. Chicken in clay pot with steamed rice 5. Fresh fruit

Basket Boat and Cooking Class From Da Nang

6. Basket Boat and Cooking Class From Da Nang

Vietnamese food is among the best and most healthy cuisines in the world. No wonder so many people come to Vietnam to learn how to make Vietnamese food. This Eco Cooking Class in Hoi An is a great option for you to not only learn how to make famous Vietnamese dishes, but also to have the chance to experience different activities in Hoi An's coconut jungle: paddle basket boats, watch people catching fish using traditional techniques, and more. With this Hoi An Eco Cooking Class, you will pass through the water coconut jungle on basket boats. Afterwards, you go to cook in a countryside spot close to Hoi An's ancient town. If you are traveling in big groups, this cooking class is the perfect choice.

Hoi An: Essential Food Tour

7. Hoi An: Essential Food Tour

Vietnamese food is famous as far away as Melbourne and Manchester, all thanks to its sharp and smoky contrasting flavors and use of fresh, tasty ingredients. In Vietnam food is more than just a necessity, but a way of life. This tour is a foodie adventure of Hoi An, stopping at the city’s best restaurants and food stalls. Throughout this tour, you can try classic Vietnamese dishes such as bánh mì baguettes and sizzling bánh xèo pancakes, as well as some delicacies found only in Hoi An. These delicacies include white rose dumplings and Cao lầu noodles made with barbecued pork and crispy crackling. All these dishes have one thing in common, in that they’re seasoned to perfection with chili, lime, herbs, and spices. Throughout your tour, try 5 tasty Vietnamese dishes and wash them down with a coconut coffee sweet enough to be dessert.

Hoi An: Home Cooking Class with Market Visit

8. Hoi An: Home Cooking Class with Market Visit

Discover the world-renowned Vietnamese cuisine in one of the culinary meccas of Vietnam. Learn how to prepare your own dish during a hands-on cooking class with a local. Begin your culinary tour with a visit to Hoi An's colorful market. Experience the lively atmosphere and take in the aromatic flavors of the Vietnamese cuisine. Interact with merchants while purchasing ingredients to use for the cooking class. Choosing ingredients is an important step as they need to be fresh, green and fragrant. Then it's time to meet your passionate chef who will first demonstrate how to prepare each dish before guiding you in the preparation of your own dish. Get creative and feel free to add in your own ideas during the course of the lesson.  Experience the art of Vietnamese cooking and get a feeling for it. After the lesson, enjoy the meal you have prepared. At the end of the lesson, you'll have a general understanding of the Vietnamese cuisine and Hoi An cuisine in particular.

Cooking Class With Farm Trip and Herbal Massage Fom Da Nang

9. Cooking Class With Farm Trip and Herbal Massage Fom Da Nang

Cycle to a rural herb garden before enjoying a hands-on cooking class followed by a relaxing herbal massage with this tour package. This cooking class and farm trip with a herbal massage tour package cannot be missed during your vacation in Hoi An. Spend a half day tour with a local family to get a taste of Hoi An's countryside lifestyle and the local cuisine. Have a wonderful and relaxing time with this three in one tour package. You will prepare four main dishes during the cooking class. Vegetarian options are available on request.

Home Cooking Class and Basket Boat Ride

10. Home Cooking Class and Basket Boat Ride

The tour guide will pick you up at the meeting point and you'll head to Bay Mau Coconut Forest. Here you'll hop on a basket boat to experience this unique ecological area up close. The Bamboo boat is a popular means of transport in Vietnam. Made of bamboo, these vessels travel easily on water and offer you a close encounter with the submerged forest of the Bay Mau area. After that, you'll head to the local market. Your guide will show you where the ingredients for the cooking course come from and you can hand-pick the freshest produce for your dishes. You'll also get a feel for the hustle and bustle of the marketplace that's part of the lives of the traders and local people.  The cooking course will take you through a variety of local dishes. The chef is fun and enthusiastic and will demonstrate how to prepare each dish before guiding you in the preparation of your own version. Following the lesson, you will have the chance to sit back and enjoy the meal you've prepared. Both the market trip and the cooking class will give you an insight into Vietnamese cuisine and that of Hoi An in particular. 

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What people are saying about Hoi An

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 257 reviews

Picked us up at our hotel and dropped us off in Hoi An whee we met our chef and tour guide. Had sometime to shop through the local market (and we were able to buy a few things too). The boat ride and bamboo boat were such a fun little treat. Our tour guide was so friendly and spoke amazing English! And the food, WOW. Delicious. We made apron rolls, beef pho, Chicken curry and and papaya salad.:: we even got the recipes to try to make at home. A wonderful way to spend half the day in hoi an and enjoy some culture!

Spring was a great guide with fantastic clear English. It was a little difficult to hear what was being said around the market because of the bustle and size of the group. My daughter (11) and I had a great day. To travel to the course by boat was nice and the bamboo boats were a fun thing to do with my daughter. We caught 7 crabs! The cooking course was hands on which was brilliant. I liked that you ate each course as it was cooked rather than everything at the end. An enjoyable day and highly recommend.

Excellent excursion.. Really really worth the money. Everything was perfekt, the woman who teached us how to do the dishes was so sweet and the food realle good.. Really recomend this tour

Excellent tour! We loved the entire day, the boat rides, the locals and of course the cooking class was top notch!

I was able to spend a very meaningful time. And it was delicious! Recommended!