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2 Days Vietnam Culinary Tours and Culture Trip

Vietnam Cooking Tours

Join GoAsiaDayTrip for an amazing culinary vacation in Vietnam. This is your opportunity to see the seasonally picturesque flat rice fields and observe the daily activities on the famous Cai Be floating market. Wander into the small villages to visit the orchards and fruit plantation. Enjoy the traditional southern Vietnamese folk music and learn how to cook Vietnamese delicacies.


  • Cycling tour around the village
  • Cook Vietnamese dishes with the locals
  • Visit Cai Be floating market on Mekong Delta
  • Enjoy Traditional southern Vietnamese folk music
  • Private boat trips in the Mekong Delta
  • 1 night accommodation
  • Ground transportation


2 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
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During your time in Vietnam, you will have an overnight home-stay experience with the local people in the countryside.

GoAsiaDayTrip Vietnam Culinary Tour Schedule

Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City to Cai Be

At 6:30 a.m., you will be picked up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and depart for Cai Be by car or van. You will then stop to take photos in Tan An Town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields (depending on the season).

On arrival in Cai Be at 9:00 a.m., you will set off by motorboat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.

Keep cruising to canals to experience the charms of the upper Mekong Delta. Arrive in Tan Phong Island, the green pearl where you can immerse yourself in nature. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Food cooked by yourself and fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Relax on the hammocks to get back your energy.

At 2:00 p.m., you will cycle around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong Delta. Meet your local guide and transfer to the island for the overnight home-stay experience with the local people. After meeting your home stay hosts, you're free to walk around the house and village to explore the countryside. You will prepare your own dinner (Vietnamese dishes) with the help from your host.

The meals included for this day are lunch and dinner.

Day 2 - Cai Be to Ho Chi Minh City

After breakfast, you will be visiting Mr. Ba Duc’s ancient house. It's one of several houses preserved in harmonious combination of two architectural styles: Vietnamese and French, whose shape is unique to the colonial period. On your second day, you will also visit a rice husking mill to learn about the procedure for rice production.

Mekong Delta is popular for its own unique charm. In Cai Be, a lot of materials are still hand-crafted, such as "cham la", the coconut leaves used to weave the roofs of homes. If you want to see how bricks are made, you'll see it here.

After lunch at a restaurant serving local cuisine, you will be taking back to Ho Chi Minh City by van or bus. The trip ends in Ho Chi Minh City around 4:30 p.m.

The meals served for this day are breakfast and lunch.


This culinary holiday will take place in Cai Be, Vietnam.


Throughout the holiday, you will be served one breakfast, two lunches, and one dinner.

What's included

  • 1 breakfast, two lunches, and one dinner
  • 1 night home-stay accommodation
  • Air-conditioned private vehicle
  • All cooking classes
  • All entrance fees
  • English speaking guide
  • Mineral water and wet tissue
  • Private boat trips in the Mekong Delta

What's not included

  • Additional meals and drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Travel insurance

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN). GoAsiaDayTrip will provide pick up service with designated time and places.

Pick up service from streets Nguyen Hue, Dong Khoi, Dong Du, Thi Sach, Thai Van Lung, Hai Ba Trung, Mac Thi Buoi, Le Loi, Ly Tu Trong, and the area near Ben Thanh market will be available at 6:00 to 6:15 a.m.

Pick up service from streets Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham, Bui Vien, Do Quang Dau, Le Lai, and Cong Quynh will be available at 6:15 to 6:30 a.m. Pick up service from streets Bui Thi Xuan, Nguyen Trai, and district five will be available at 6:30 to 6:45 a.m.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 100% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 2 days before the arrival date.
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