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Vietnam Royal cooking class 14 days 13 nights

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DURATION : 14 days /13 nights

DEPART FROM : Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hue - Danang - Hoian - Mekong Delta - Saigon

RATE: $2589 - 4585

Tour Code:

FSCK07

Route:

Hanoi - Halong Bay - Hue - Danang - Hoian - Mekong Delta - Saigon

Duration:

14 days /13 nights

Features:

Deeply explore Vietnamese taste
For thousands of years, the Vietnamese have developed an abundance of original dishes such as Pho (noodle soup), Bun (vermicelli), Nem Ran (fried spring rolls) Cha Ca (grilled fish) and Canh Chua (sour soup). Take an in depth look at one of the world's most unique traditional cuisines by not only tasting the culinary delights but taking home with you some of the secrets that make this food the favorite of millions around the world.


Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (Meals : N/A)
Welcome at the airport by your local guide and transfer to our local house located on the Red River bank. After check-in, free to explore the village.

Day 2: Hanoi city tour (Meals : B)
Full-day tour of Vietnam's capital city, including Ho Chi Minh's mausoleum and traditional stilt house, the Ho Chi Minh Museum, and the revered One-Pillar Pagoda. Pay visits to typical Vietnamese places of worship, Quan Thanh Temple and Tran Quoc Pagoda, along the shore of West Lake. Just before lunch, tour Vietnam's first university, the thousand-year-old Temple of Literature. In the afternoon visit to the Ethnology Museum, and end the day at the beautiful Ngoc Son Temple on an island in the middle of Hoan Kiem Lake. After dinner, enjoy the water puppet show.

Day 3: Hanoi - Cooking class (Meals: B/L)
After breakfast, transfer to the market with our Chef:

08:00AM - 09:00AM: at the market.
09:00AM - 12:00AM: Cooking class at Season of Hanoi restaurant
12:00AM - 01:00PM: Lunch with dishes that you have learned.

Afternoon, bus picks up you to visit Bat Trang Traditional Ceramic Village, But Thap Pagoda - one of the most beautiful pagodas in the North Vietnam. Dinner at a restaurant, overnight at the local house.

Day 4: Hanoi - Ha Long - Cooking class (Meals : B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to Halong bay. Arrive about noon and board a traditional Junk with fresh seafood lunch served on board. Cruise on the bay to explore the amazing limestone islands and caves.

04:00PM - 07:00PM: Cooking class on board.
07:00PM: Dinner with dishes that you learn.

Explore the Three Lagoons by bamboo boat at night. Overnight on board.

Day 5: Halong Bay - Hanoi (Meals : B/L)
An early swim in the morning, then continue to cruise on the bay with a nice seafood lunch on board. In the afternoon, bus picks up and drives back to Hanoi. Overnight at local house.

Day 6: Hanoi - Hue (Meals : B/L/D)
Transfer to the airport for the flight from Hanoi to Hue. Welcome at the airport and transfer to the hotel. After lunch at local restaurant, you visit the town of Hue, the Imperial Citadel, An Hien garden house to enjoy the traditional architecture and quiet garden paths. Dinner at restaurant and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 7: Hue - Cooking class (Meals : B/L/D)
08:00AM - 09:00AM: Dong Ba Market.
09:00AM - 12:00AM: Cooking class at Tinh Gia Vien restaurant.
12:00AM - 01:00PM: Lunch with dishes you have learned.

Hue people and their skills to decorate dishes that every dish is an art work. In the afternoon, pay a visit to the tomb of Nguyen Dynasty Emperor Tu Duc and Thien Mu Pagoda on the banks of the river. Dinner at a city restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Hue.

Day 8: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (Meals : B/L/D)
After breakfast, transfer to Hoi An via the scenic Hai Van Pass, with a stop to view the spectacular panorama of the central coastline, and the Cham Museum, where many sculptures from the ancient Champa Kingdom are displayed. Continue to Hoi An town, recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage site because of its unusually well-preserved ancient streets and homes. Transfer and check in to your hotel in late afternoon. After lunch, explore the old port town's narrow cobblestone streets and pay a visit to historic sites including a traditional Chinese trading house, Phuc Kien Pagoda, and the 400-year-old Japanese Covered Bridge. Dinner in a local restaurant and overnight at the hotel in Hoi An.

Day 9: Hoi An - Cooking class (Meals : B/L)
08:00AM - 09:00AM: Hoi An Local Market.
09:00AM - 12:00AM: Cooking class at Cafe des Amis.
12:00AM - 01:00PM: Lunch with dishes you have learned.

Afternoon, a boat trip on Thu Bon River to the hotel where you can relax on white sandy beach. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10: Hoi An - Da Nang - Sai Gon (Meals : B/L)
Transfer to the airport for the flight from Da Nang to Saigon. After pick-up and check-in at the hotel, set out on a city tour of the former capital of French Indochina, once known as Saigon. Historic landmarks include the Old Saigon Post Office, Notre Dame Cathedral, the former Presidential Palace, the War Museum and the ethnic Chinese district of Cholon. Overnight in Saigon

Day 11: Sai Gon - Vinh Long (Meals : B/L/D)
After breakfast, drive from Saigon to Vinh Long, board on Deluxe wooden boat. Boat cruise to explore the colorful river life on Mekong Delta. Stop along the way and explore villages by bikes. Overnight on board.

Day 12: Vinh Long - Can Tho - Cooking class on board (Meals : B/L/D)
Wake up early in the morning to visit floating market. It's a great chance for photos. Back to the boat for breakfast.

09:00AM - 12:00AM: Cooking class on board.
12:00AM - 01:00PM: Lunch with dishes you have learned.

Afternoon, continue to visit fish farm, garden where you can pick fresh fruits yourself. Dinner and overnight on board. Evening, enjoy the traditional music by local people.

Day 13: Can Tho - Cooking class - Sai Gon (Meals : B/L/D)
Early breakfast on board, say goodbye to the crew.

08:00AM - 09:00AM: Can Tho Local Market.
09:00AM - 12:00AM: Cooking class at Nam Bo restaurant.
12:00AM - 01:00PM: Lunch with dishes you have learned. After lunch, drive back to Saigon and arrive in the afternoon. Time for shopping or explore town on own. Farewell dinner and overnight at the hotel. (B)

Day 14: Sai Gon - Departure (Meals : B)
Free until transfer to the airport for flight home.

SERVICES INCLUDES:
Luxury Accommodation based on Twn sharing
Luxury Cruising Junk in Halong Bay
Luxury Cruising Boat in Mekong Delta
Private transportation by A/C vehicles
English-Speaking tour guide
Cooking courses and demonstration
Meals as indicated in the program
Domestic flight from Hanoi to Hue with airport taxes
Domestic flight from Danang - Saigon with airport taxes
Boat trips as mentioned in the program
All entrance fee, permission and visiting fee

SERVICES NOT INCLUDES:
All international flights and visa arrangement
Other meals, drinks and personal expenses (laundry, phone call, tip..).


* Want an independent tour and private tour, please email us at: info@easyvietnamtravel.com to get more information and assistance.


Day 1: Arrive Hanoi (Meals : N/A)
Day 2: Hanoi city tour (Meals : B)
Day 3: Hanoi - Cooking class (Meals: B/L)
Day 4: Hanoi - Ha Long - Cooking class (Meals : B/L/D)
Day 5: Halong Bay - Hanoi (Meals : B/L)
Day 6: Hanoi - Hue (Meals : B/L/D)
Day 7: Hue - Cooking class (Meals : B/L/D)
Day 8: Hue - Da Nang - Hoi An (Meals : B/L/D)
Day 9: Hoi An - Cooking class (Meals : B/L)
Day 10: Hoi An - Da Nang - Sai Gon (Meals : B/L)
Day 11: Sai Gon - Vinh Long (Meals : B/L/D)
Day 12: Vinh Long - Can Tho - Cooking class on board (Meals : B/L/D)
Day 13: Can Tho - Cooking class - Sai Gon (Meals : B/L/D)
Day 14: Sai Gon - Departure (Meals : B)


Rate: for a group of minimum 2 travelers

3 star hotels: USD 2589
4 star hotels: USD 3298
5 star hotels: USD 4585

* Want an independent tour and private tour, please email us at: info@easyvietnamtravel.com to get more information and assistance.