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5 Days Hue and Hoi An Culinary and Culture Holidays

Cooking Holidays in Vietnam

Along with exploring new cultures, one of the great joys of travel is the discovery of new cuisines. Those unfamiliar with Vietnamese food are in for a treat, as the national cuisine is flavorful, colorful and extremely healthy. Youll get a taste of both Vietnams incredible cuisine and culture with our carefully planned itinerary that combines cooking classes, visits to the best restaurants the country has to offer, and tours of must-see sites in central region.


  • Market visits
  • Hoi An night food tour
  • Hue night food tour on a bike
  • Cooking class at Tra Que village
  • Dragon boat trip on the Perfume River
  • Boat trip along Hoai River
  • 5 nights accommodation


3 days with instruction in English
Spoken languages: English
Airport transfer included: Phu Bai Airport
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The accommodation is arranged in superior rooms of 3-star hotels at both the locations:

Hue: Duy Tan Hotel

Hoi An: Kim An Hotel


Day 1: Arrival

On arrival at Hue airport, your driver will welcome you and take you to the hotel. You will spend overnight at Hue city.

Day 2: Hue city and food tour

In the morning, your local guide will pick you up from hotel in Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam.

First, you will drop by at Dong Ba market to explore the daily life of local people and see how they sell something.

After a leisurely morning, you will enjoy a dragon boat trip on the romantically named Perfume River.

You will then visit Hues best-known religious sites Thien Mu Pagoda, which is located on the southwest bank of the river. Here you see the car that took the senior Buddhist monk, Quang Duc, to Saigon, where he immolated himself. The car, a British Austin, is memorialized as a holy sight. You will continue visiting Thien Mu pagoda. The car will pick you up from here to discover Imperial Citadel from where the Nguyens Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 including Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace and Forbidden Purple City.

In the afternoon, you will have lunch at real local restaurant in a beautiful garden setting.

You will continue with a visit to the elaborate tombs of emperors Minh Mang and Khai Dinh. This guided tour gives you a deep understanding about Kings philosophy of geomancy and how this affected royal life.

Hue food tour at night. This will happen on a bike and departure is at 5.30 p.m. During the tour, you will stop at many local stores to enjoy a lot of Hue local foods such as Hue pancake (banh khoai), Hue beef vermicelli soup (bun bo Hue), filtered tapioca dumplings (banh bot loc), literal water fern cake (banh beo), steamed shrimp rice cake (ban nam), sticky rice dumplings on a fried dumpling (banh ram it), and grilled chopped meat (Nem Lui ).

Meal plan: B,L

Day 3: Hue - Hoi An

This will happen by private transfer only. You will depart from Hue and travel to the rapidly growing city of Da Nang.

Along the way, you will have the opportunity to stop en route to take pictures at the summit of Lang Co Beach, Hai Van Pass.

Finally, you will head to Hoi An, another UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site.

Check in to your hotel and spend the night at Hoi An.

Hoi An, an evening food tour. You will depart at 5 p.m. Zip off the usual tourist trail, and straight into foodie heaven. A local food-loving guide will uncover hidden treasures and snacks favored by locals, such as white rose, bread, sweet soup. Next, you will go to Hoi Ans local market and wander around the food stalls, where you might find amazing Cao Lau noodles and much more. Next, you will taste Vietnamese coffee. After all this, you will head to the heart of Hoi An ancient town, sit on authentic boat on Hoai river in the evening and release flower garlands like a local. You also listen to interesting daily stories from boatmen. If the weather is good, you will play traditional folk games like Bai Choi (Bingo game), Dap Nieu (blindfolded game). After the tour, you will have the option to return to your hotel or retire to Pub Street, where you can experience Hoi An bar life.

Meal plan: B

Day 4: Cooking class at Tra Que vegetable village

HGH Travel welcomes you to the hotel lobby.

Today, you will ride a bicycle to Hoi Ans colorful central market. Here you will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and learn about the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later. So make sure your camera is handy.

You will then bike to Tra Que vegetable village. After a welcome drink for taking rest, you will walk through the vegetable gardens where local farmers work on their fields, using traditional methods from hundreds of years ago without any electrical machinery.

Go to the restaurant and work with the chef. Learn the traditional ways of preparing and cooking Vietnamese food. After the lesson, enjoy what you have cooked.

Meal plan: B, L

Day 5: Departure

  • Hoi An - Da Nang
  • Free at leisure until your transfer to Da Nang airport to catch your next flight.
  • End of services.
  • Meal plan: B

Included excursions

Dragon boat trip on the Perfume river

Exploring the Dong Ba market

Tour of Hoi Ans UNESCO cultural heritage site

Tour of Imperial Castle

Tour of Tra Que vegetable village

Visit to Hoi Ans local market

Visit to Thien Mu Pagoda


This vacation takes place in Hue and Hoi An, Vietnam.


All meals are included in the package. The participants are made to cook and eat and are also taken on evening and night food tours. Below is the menu that you will prepare on day 4:

Tra Que vegetable salad Tam Huu dish

Banh Xeo (Vietnamese pancake)

Hoi An spring rolls

Things to do (optional)

The participants can experience Hoi An bar life at Pub Street.

What's included

  • 4 nights accommodation in shared double at selected hotels or similar hotels with daily breakfast
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Cooking class at Tra Que village
  • Food tours in Hue and Hoi An
  • Hue deluxe group tour
  • Meals as mentioned on the program (B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)
  • Private transfer from Hue to Hoi An

What's not included

  • All drinks
  • Excess luggage
  • Flight tickets
  • Hotel early check-in or late check-out
  • Personal expense and any other expense not mentioned
  • Single supplement
  • Tipping
  • Travel insurance
  • Other meals not mentioned

How to get there

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Arrival by airplane

Arrive at Hue airport (HUI) for transfer.

Airport: Phu Bai Airport Airport transfer included: Phu Bai Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 10% of the total price.
  • The deposit is non-refundable, if the booking is cancelled.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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