Cooking Class with Market Tour (4 hours)

Trip length: Half day Places to visit: Ho Chi Minh City,


Half day
Foodie, Special interests,
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Learn to cook delicious Vietnamese food in Ho Chi Minh City including a visit to local market where people seeking locally grown ingredients for cooking their traditional meal. This 4-hour course is a hands-on class, with an introduction to the food culture of Vietnam.

What to Expect

Unveil the secrets of authentic Vietnamese cuisine on this half-day cooking tour in Ho Chi Minh City. Visit a bustling market to learn about unique local ingredients, then receive step-by-step cooking instruction from experienced chef.

  • Introduction to authentic Vietnamese cooking by local chef
  • Guided market tour & lesson about local ingredients
  • Informal & jovial atmosphere in a traditional restaurant
  • Hands-on experience of cooking Vietnamese food
  • Traditional Vietnamese lunch featuring the dish you created


Hands-on Vietnamese Cooking Class

Depart from your hotel and embark on a gastronomic adventure through the city. Your first stop is at a local market, where our local chef will brief you through the menu of the day to which you will learn how to make and help you choose fresh ingredients like the vegetables, herbs, and spices that you’ll use for your cooking class.  You also have a great opportunity to learn about our Vietnamese food culture and price negotiation or how to choose the fresh ingredients from our Chef.

Back to the restaurant, and get ready to get your hand on the preparation of traditional Vietnamese lunch/dinner with the ingredients you’ve chosen. Expert chef is on hand to provide guidance and assistance throughout the cooking class.
Interact with your fellow cooks to further discover handy techniques as you prepare your simple, healthy dish. After this informative cooking session, sit down and enjoy a satisfying and delicious authentic Vietnamese meal – served in addition to your culinary creation.

After the class, you will receive the recipes which might help you cook it at home; small souvenirs and certification of the class. We will drop you off back at your hotel.

Menu Sample: Fresh Spring Roll with Pork & Shrimp, Deep Fried Spring Roll with Pineapple Decoration, Chicken with honey sauce (the actual menu can be the same or different and will be arranged by the local Chef based on seasonal food).


Cooking Class Saigon


PRIVATE TOUR prices quoted in USD per person in private group.

No of travelers 2 pax 3-5 pax 6-8 pax 9 up
Price/person $68 $65 $56 $50

Not fit your requirement? Feel free to contact us to plan this trip and get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.


Tour inclusive

  • Round-trip transportation to and from your hotel
  • Visit to a local market with tour guide/chef
  • Vietnamese cooking class under instruction of an expert chef
  • Lunch with what you have cooked (2 starters and 1 main dish)
  • Recipes, souvenir photo/video, certification

Tour exclusive

Drinks, tips, other meals and personal expenses not mentioned in the itinerary

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