5 Days Cooking Holidays in Vietnam

5 Days Cooking Holidays in Vietnam

  • Hanoi - Halong

Vietnam Cultural and Culinary Holidays

Discover the beauty of Vietnam with this unique culinary holiday. You will have the opportunity to experience the beauty that only Vietnam can offer; beautiful lakes, landscapes, and historical sites will captivate you and leave memories that you will not forget anytime soon. To compliment your adventure, you will have the opportunity to try the wonderful Vietnamese food, which offers a wide variety of delicious dishes that will delight your taste buds.

Highlights

  • Hands-on cooking class
  • Cruise and tour along Halong Bay
  • Cyclo trip around the trading area in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Visit to famous landmarks in Hanoi
  • Transfers to and from airport
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • 4 days with instruction
  • English
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During this holiday, you will spend three nights in Hanoi City at Moon View 2 Hotel and 1 night on board of the Huong Hai Junk in Halong.

Day 1: Arrival

Your tour guide will welcome you upon arrival at Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) and transfer you to the city to check in at the hotel. You will have free time to get settled and relax at the hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi - Halong

Leave Hanoi at 08:00 and transfer to Halong Bay. You will arrive at Halong city at about 12:00. Upon arrival, get on a Junk, cruising around Ha Long Bay with a delicious local seafood lunch, passing Dog island, Incense Urn island, Ga Choi island, Finger island, Hoa Cuong Island, a visit to Surprise Cave, and short swimming at Titov beach. Have dinner on board and enjoy the night fishing. You will spend the night on board

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 3: Halong - Hanoi

In the morning, cruise to Bai Tu long Bay, Fire island, Bo Nau island, and a fishing village. Have lunch on the boat and arrive at Ha long wharf at about 12:00. You will go back to Hanoi by car and end the tour at 16:00. You will check in the hotel and spend the night in Hanoi.

Meal plan: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 4: Cooking and tours in Hanoi

After breakfast at hotel, the tour guide will pick you up and transfer you to the Hidden Hanoi Restaurant, where you will join in the group with other clients to attend the cooking class with the good chef. Everyone roll their sleeves up in the kitchen to prepare a proper Vietnamese meal. You will cook the dishes and the class lunch will be served in the Spices Garden Vietnamese Restaurant so that you can sample all the different dishes prepared during the class. This afternoon, you will discover Hanoi; you will visit to Temple of Literature, the first university of Vietnam, Tran Quoc Pagoda, West Lake, and then, you will visit Hanoi Flag Tower. Wonder around Hoan Kiem Lake and then, visit Ngoc Son Temple and enjoy one hour cyclo trip around the trading area in Hanoi Old Quarter. Attend the Water Puppet Show and enjoy dinner. Overnight at hotel in Hanoi City.

Meal plan: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Day 5: Departure

After breakfast at the hotel, you will have some free time until you are transferred back to Noi Bai International Airport (HAN) to take your flight back home.

Meal plan: Breakfast.

  • Cruise along Halong Bay
  • Cruise to Bai Tu long Bay, Fire island, Bo Nau island, and a fishing village
  • Cyclo trip around the trading area in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • Enjoy a short swimming at Titov beach
  • Tour of Hanoi
  • Visit Surprise Cave

This holiday will take place in Halong and Hanoi, Vietnam.

In Vietnam, you will find a wide range of sauces, snacks, soups, noodles, desserts, and tropical fruits. Vegetarian food, dietary dishes, and Western dishes are also available at restaurants. Water is potable but you can not drink it from the public water system in the street. There is a wide variety of drinks, such as coffee, tea, mineral water, fruit juices, soft drinks, alcohol, wine, champagne, and liquor. At leisure, you can drink coffee and Vietnamese green tea or coconut milk, as well as other soft drinks. If you like alcoholic drinks, you should taste local beer, Bia Hoi Hanoi. Other drinks that you must try are the local rice wine, the snake wine, and herb wine.

  • Explore the surroundings
  • Relax at the hotel
  • 1 cooking class
  • 1 cruise along Halong Bay
  • 1 cruise to Bai Tu long Bay, Fire island, Bo Nau island, and a fishing village
  • 1 cyclo trip around the trading area in Hanoi Old Quarter
  • 1 tour of Hanoi
  • 2 dinners
  • 3 lunches
  • 4 nights accommodation
  • All entrance fees
  • Daily bottle of mineral water
  • Daily breakfast
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Government tax
  • Ingredients for the cooking class
  • Service charge
  • Transfers to and from Noi Bai International Airport (HAN)
  • Visit to Surprise Cave
  • Additional activities
  • Additional meals
  • Drinks
  • Insurance
  • International flight tickets
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Visa fee

Arrival by airplane

Arrive at Noi Bai International Airport (HAN). Hande Tour will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Hande Tour is a professional travel operator that specializes in high quality, leisure, and culinary tours within Vietnam. Get free visa on arrival in Vietnam!

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5 days / 4 nights

Availability

Arrival: Thursday November 30, 2017
Departure: Monday December 4, 2017

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