Vietnamese cuisine has a reputation for its piquant, savory flavors — unlike anything you’ll find anywhere else in the world. Take a cooking class to learn some of the secret ingredients. These are typically led by restaurant chefs or experienced home cooks. Homestays are great opportunities to take a cooking class with local cooks.
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Prepare for a delicious adventure when you cruise around Hanoi by Vespa to sample local delicacies. You won’t miss a thing! Best of all, the street foods you’re going to enjoy are favorites of locals, so you can be sure that you’re getting the most authentic experience possible.
4 hrsFrom $52
This combined sightseeing tour and cooking class is the perfect introduction to the history and culture of Hue, its people, and its cuisine. The royal city was the seat of emperors for thousands of years, and to this day it is full of intrigue and charm.
8 hrsFrom $70
What’s it like to move through life at the pace of a bicycle or a bamboo boat? How does one spend a day when they’re not rushing from place to place and deadline to deadline? The answer to these questions is waiting for you in Hoi An, Vietnam. Discover the simple pleasures of rural life when you surround yourself with vegetable gardens, rice terraces, fishing boats. In Vietnam, ‘slow living’ isn’t just a buzzword — it’s a bonafide way of life.
6 hrsFrom $98
Explore Hue, Vietnam as you zoom through the city on a Vespa. This thrilling tour lets you enjoy the local landscape, an authentic cultural exchange with a family, and a superb meal. Action, beauty, fun, excitement, food, and culture — this tour has it all!
4 hrsFrom $92
After sunset, Hanoi’s nightlife comes alive. Discover Hanoi after dark when you indulge in this exciting foodie excursion that takes you to some of the nation’s most exciting sights and most delicious restaurants and food vendors. Have children in tow? No problem! This tour can easily become child-friendly. so you don’t have to miss out on a moment of adventure! Now hop on your Vespa — it’s time to hit the town!
4 hrsFrom $96
As the Imperial City, Hue became known for its fine cuisine and continues to be a special destination for food lovers to this day. Where better to take a cooking class and learn about Vietnamese cooking? Travel by motorbike to Thanh Toan Village to spend some time with a local chef.
4 hrsFrom $31
You don’t have to venture far from Hue’s city centre to enjoy this lovely lagoon. This tranquil excursion takes you to a popular fishing village where you will enjoy the tranquil beauty of Chuon Lagoon; spend time with local fishermen and learn about their way of life; and even try your hand at fishing. Spoiler Alert: your voyage concludes with a fresh seafood dinner.
3 hrsFrom $29
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