Hue and Hoi An Culinary Tour Package 5 Days

Code: VCT-008
5 DAYS - 4 NIGHTS
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  • Cooking Class at The Market Restaurant in Hoi An
  • Vegetable Shop at Dong Ba Market, Hue
  • The path on the side of Tinh Tam Lake, Hue Ancient City
  • One of the shop in Hoi An Ancient Town
  • Old Streer in Hoi An
  • Imperial Citadel in Hue
  • Cooking Class in Hue
  • Cooking Class at The Market Restaurant in Hoi An
  • Rice with checken in Hoi An
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As food tour is now trendy, Hue and Hoi An Culinary Tour Package 5 Days is the great opportunity for those who are long finding the nice time in both famous destinations. While Hue is the last royal capital of the Vietnamese feudal era, Hoi An remains as the living museum of age-old houses and colorful lanterns. More interestingly, the local food gains the international reputation such as Hoi An Chicken Rice and Hue Mussel Rice. In 5 days, you discover some outstanding tourist attractions, first in Hue and then in Hoi An. The enjoyable cooking classes are well-blended in the itinerary so that the learning time is full of joy and knowledge. So, expect to join the Hue Cooking Class after the short visit to the historical Dong Ba Market and Trang Tien Bridge. There, you come to know how to cook the spring roll, pancake, grilled beef, etc.

Through Hai Van Pass, you pass by Da Nang and arrive at Hoi An in which the Hoi An street food tour is very satisfactory. The next day is dedicated to learning so that you get the how-to via Hoi An cooking classes, introduction to Vietnamese gastronomy, etc. The lessons on papaya salad or grilled tuna in banana leave become highly practical. After the class is the relaxing time by cyclo trip toward Thu Bon River and Cam Nam Village which cover lots of photo opportunities and hospitable locals. The local life activities, family meals, fishing technique, catching clam, etc., are just present to you with the happy hands-on experiences. The 5-day Hue and Hoi An Food Tour consists of all highlights that you might have ever wished to add to the longing culinary travel to these heritage lands. There is no place better to eat Hue cakes and Hoi An Chicken Rice than their homelands.

Hue and Hoi An Culinary Tour Package 5 Days Draft Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL – HUE (L/D)
Day 2: HUE COOKING CLASS AND CITY TOUR (B/L/D)
Day 3: HUE – DANANG – HOIAN CITY TOUR (B/L/D)
Day 4: HOI AN COOKING CLASS (B/L)
DAY 5: HOIAN – DEPARTURE (B)

5-Day Hue Hoi An Culinary Tour Map

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Day 1: Arrival – Hue

Arrival at Phu Bai Airport, pick up and drive to Hue, the ancient capital of Vietnam from 1802 to 1945. Afternoon, start your 5-day Hue and Hoi An culinary tour by a visit to Thien Mu pagoda, the symbol of Hue city then take a walk around Kim Long Village where you can visit the original ancient house of the former mandarin, mingle with local people and experience their daily activities in the village.  In the evening, visit Dong Thien Pagoda to enjoy a vegetarian lunch prepared by the nuns. Our visit contributes to the Pagoda’s kindergarten that educates children from needy families. We will interact with the nuns and learn more about the Pagoda before going back to the hotel.

  • Meals: Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

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Day 2: Hue Cooking Class and Hue City Tour

We will visit Dong Ba Market in early morning. This is the biggest whole sales market in Hue for food, vegetable, herb, spices and fruit. In the morning, everything is so fresh and this is best time and best way to experiences and learn about the food and daily life activities in Hue. Back to the hotel for breakfast then take a cyclo trip from your hotel over famous Trang Tien bridge and Dong Ba market. The cyclo will take you around the ancient citadel of Hue, getting over the streets, local shops for the over view of daily life and architecture of this famous citadel. The cyclo will take you to Y Thao Restaurant to participate to one of the best Hue cooking classes.

Cooking class at Y Thao Restaurant in Hue

  • Go to market for cooking material, with the company of learner(s)
  • 09h00-09h30: Hue Drinking and Eating Art introduction. Food to be practiced introduction. Cooking material preparation.
  • 09h30-11h30: Learn how to cook and practice the Spring roll, Pancake, and Grilled beef; how to make the Banana flower Salad
  • 11h30 – 12h30: Enjoy food self-prepared and by the restaurant

Afternoon, take the visit to the Imperial Citadel and Tu Duc Tomb, discover beautiful and impressive architecture of this unique construction in Hue as well as the story of the King there. In the evening, you will experience the dinner in the local restaurant of all typical kind of Hue cake such as: Banh Beo, Banh Nam and Banh Loc.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

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Day 3: Hue – Da Nang – Hoi An City Tour

Morning depart to Danang through famous Hai Van Pass. Upon arrival, visit Cham Museum with great collection of sand stone artifact from 4th to 13th century. Arrive in Hoi An, the little attractive town very famous as living museum which was originally one of major trading centers of Southeast Asia in the 16th century. Lunch at Cargo Club Restaurant.
Afternoon, take a walk to ancient town for sightseeing as well as experiencing a short Hoi An street food tour. Visit Phuc Kien congressional assembly hall, Japanese Cover Bridge and Tan Ky ancient house. Then you have free time for discovering the town on your own or shopping. In the evening, you will have a chance to try to most famous and popular local food in Hoi An: Com Ga (Chicken Rice) and Cao Lau.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

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Day 4: Hoi An Cooking Class

Morning visit to Tra Que herb village near Hoian. This village very famous for growing organic herb for supplying to Hoi An. You will interact with local farmer their and learn about different kind of herb and the way how they grow them. Visit to a local made bread factory before going to The Market restaurant for joining to one of the best Hoi An cooking classes.

Cooking class at The Market Restaurant in Hoi An

You start with a 1 hour market tour to learn about Vietnamese ingredients & how to choose fresh foods.  Next is a short talk on the art of Vietnamese gastronomy, vegetables, herbs & spices & how to prepare & use them.
The practical includes learning cooking & cutting techniques & how to use a Vietnamese vegetable grater & knife. You will get hands-on experience on bellow menu:

  1. Fresh Spring Rolls & Shrimp
  2. Green Papaya Salad
  3. Grilled tuna in banana leave
  4. Crispy Pancake

Afternoon depart for the cyclo trip to Cam Nam Village (this is exclusive discovery feature of ICT). The cyclo will take you from the town to Cam Nam Bridge. You will have the first stop for the photo opportunity of the activities and scenery on the Thu Bon River. Then the cyclo will take you along the Thu Bon River bank, where you can have another photo stop for panorama view of Hoi An from other side of river. You will ride along the riverside and cycle through local villages of Cam Nam. This is untouched area by tourism with very friendly and hospitable local people. You can see their daily life activities or even viewing the interior of their house and their life through always opened doors. The cyclo trip will be ended at green small canal covered by water coconut trees. Embark on the boat and take a cruise to Thu Bon River. You can experience the local daily life along river, such as fishing, farming, catching clam…. Come back to Hoi An around sunset time.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

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Day 5: Hoi An – Departure

Morning is free at leisure until the departure time to the airport for the flight home. End of 5-dayHue and Hoi An food tour.

  • Meals: Breakfast
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TOUR PRICES

  • In US$ per person in sharing double room in the private group, valid till 30 Oct 2017
  • Tour prices are subject to change during Christmas, New Year Eve or other National Holidays.
Group Size First Class Superior Class Deluxe Class
1pax 1016 1239 1415
2pax 592 705 792
3-6pax 509 621 709
7-10pax 428 541 628
11-14pax 389 499 588
Single supp 125 238 325

Services including:

  • Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Accommodation in hotels with room type as mentioned above (double share)
  • Meals + cooking class as indicated: B = breakfast, L = lunch, D= Dinner
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to indicated sights

Services excluding:

  • Other meals, tips, drinks, international flights & airport tax,
  • Single room supplement,
  • Personal expenses, insurance,…

HOTEL LIST

Place First Class
(3-star hotels)
Superior Class
(4-star hotels)
Deluxe Class
(5-star hotels)
Hue Asia Hotel
Deluxe room
Huong Giang Hotel
Deluxe River View
Imperial Hotel
Deluxe River View
Hoi An Ancient Houses
Garden View
Hoian Boutique Resort
Superior
Victoria Hoi An
Superior

Price:$389.00

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