Cook and Eat like a Local


Tour Number

Activity Level



City, Food and Wine, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: Yes. Please take care of your kids

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 8



Vietnamese (fluent), German (fluent), French (basic), English (fluent), Cantonese (basic)

Special food tasting and cooking tour

See and live 1 day as a Vietnamese local, experience how it feels like to go to a Vietnamese local market and bargain for food and vegetable, cook the food by yourself with the instructions of Vietnamese locals to understand the culture and tradition behind Vietnamese food. Benefit all the good health impact which Vietnamese get through their way of eating. After that, enjoy a nice tea with a local family and explore a traditional Vietnamese village.


After having a nice Vietnamese local breakfast, we will go the market to buy fresh ingredients. At the market, I will introduce to you all the food which are sold there. After buying all necessary ingredients, we will visit a local family and there we get their assistance to prepare the meal. You will learn how to cook and will then taste your own food together with the host family. We will end our tour with a nice local Vietnamese fresh coffee or fruit juice.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your hotel

End location: Your hotel

Duration: 6 hours 30 min.

Traffic may cause the tour to be lengthen


Public Transportation, motorbike, and walking.

What’s Included

Other: - Private guide
- Public transport fees (bus)
- Entrance fees
- Lunch
- Tea
- Small city map
- Bottle of mineral water 1/person/tour
- Gift at end of tour

Estimated Local Cash Needed

500000 VND - - Gifts for the host family
- Personal expenses

What’s Extra

Other: - Private Transportation (available upon request)
- Personal expenses
- Breakfast


- I am not a driver, but I always arrange suitable cars with drivers, motorbikes, bicycles and pedicabs for the tours.

A Recent Review of this tour

Great tour. Literally eating with the locals at their family home in a Vietnamese village. Leon is a terrific team leader, but not so good at catching fish :) He is very personable and had a great depth of knowledge. We had a wonderful experience that we could not have done without a local to guide us.
Chris Floyd

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