At 8.00/or 15.00, our tour guide will pick you up at your hotel in the old quarter and drive 5 minutes to Cooking Class. The hosts will warmly welcome you and introduce their members, lives. Tour guide then will teach you some simple phrases “local language” in 30 minutes, it is very important to help you get shopping skills and spending the currency “VND” with the friendly sellers. You then will start cycling (or walking) to the local market only 5 minutes, it’s great chance to buy local things by yourself and experience a variety of foods from all the groceries such as: herbs, spices, vegetables, meats, fishes, fruits which are so fresh. All things bring you very close to the simple life (herbs and spices are a very important part of authentic Vietnamese food), you will have fun time to communicate and use body language with locals, incredible and unforgettable memories. Do not forget to take some photos with them. At 10.00/or 1700. Complete your shopping, we come back our home to prepare and cook by yourself under the instruction of the tour guide from the beginning to the end, learning how to marinate and to spice will be the most crucial lesson. You will also enjoy decorating dishes with carrot flowers, lemon grass stems, banana leaves and curved chili. The authentic magical sauce mixed from fish sauce, water, sugar, lime, chili, garlic and herbs is very easy to make. At 12.00/or 19.00, enjoy your meal at the ideal dining place with wonderful view of Red River and Eiffel bridge, was built in 1902 by the French architect Gustave Eiffel. At 13.00/or 20.00, our tour guide will transfer you back your hotel and give you recipe if you want, see you again!
- Pick up hotel in old quarter with round trip
- 5 minutes biking to traditional market
- English tour guide & Shopping
- Enjoy your cooked food with hosts.
- Free drinks (Hanoi beer, soft drink, coffee, local wine….)
- Travel Insurance
- Visa fee if any
- Domestic and International air tickets
- Personal expenses
- Others not mentioned nor specified above