Saigon Culinary Tour 1 Day

Code: VCT-001
  • Cooking Class at Vietnam Cookery Center
  • Go to the market with chef
  • China Town, Saigon
  • Thien Hau Pagoda, Saigon
  • Trafic in China Town, Saigon
  • Banh Xeo, one of Saigon specialties

The bustling and sleepless Saigon delivers diverse feel for Vietnamese food, and with Saigon Culinary Tour 1 Day, you enjoy eating, cooking, and sightseeing in a Saigonese way. The first tourist site of the itinerary is the symbolic Ben Thanh Market in which you come to know the Vietnamese ingredients, market zone, and dynamic merchants. Right in Vietnam Cooking Center, you all join the professional cooking class guided by the certified chefs. After hours, even the inexperienced cooks can turn to be the promising and enthusiastic cooks. The short introduction to Vietnamese Cuisine Art gives you the ideal starting point so that you are eager for the hands-on cooking experiences. The local soup, salad, or braised fish or pork will then become your proud dishes to serve the loved ones. After the class, the copied recipe will remind you the happy practice and sweet memory in Saigon Vietnam.

The Saigon Food Tour 1 Day goes on to China Town, Thien Hau Pagoda, and Binh Tay Market, which are the valuable landmarks of history. During the day tour, take your time to stop by the local coffee shops and enjoy the street scenery. Make sure you can taste some eye-catching and mouth-watering street food – one of the most magnetic traits of Saigon. Not only does Saigon have the best food of the Southern Vietnam, but it also covers the culinary highlights of the Central and Northern Vietnam. The lively spectacle of various roadside food carts, street markets, and small eateries will make a strong impression on you. What’s more, Vietnam Cookery Center is certified enough to provide the authentic cooking session and legitimate recipe.  Travel to Saigon, it’s a must to explore the chains of food stores from the luxury to the plain levels. And, the cooking class is so inspiring that makes you the enthusiastic cooks who adore the Vietnamese Cuisine Art.


  • In US$ per person in the private group, valid till 30 Dec 2022
  • Tour prices are subject to change during Christmas, New Year Eve or other National Holidays.
Group Size One-day Saigon Culinary Tour
1pax 185
2pax 124
3-6pax 105
7-10pax 87
11-14pax 79

Services including:

  • Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Meals and cooking class as indicated: L = lunch
  • English speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to indicated sights

Services excluding:

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

In the morning, Saigon Culinary Tour 1 Day starts by a cooking class with Vietnam Cookery Center.

Saigon cooking class with Vietnam Cookery Center

  • An accompanied tour to the spectacular Ben Thanh market 1 hour before the class.
  • During the market visit we will describe the classic Vietnamese produce, from fruit and vegetables, to meats and seafood. Our guests will learn how to recognize the different Vietnamese ingredients and be guided in their application.
  • Back to Vietnam Cookery Center.
    Even inexperienced cook can create tasty dishes within a few hours.
    Continue by a hands-on initiation to the Vietnamese Cuisine Art, giving you the opportunity not only to learn how to cook them and reproduce them once you return to your home country, but also to taste our delicious dishes.
  • Menu: Salad, one local soup, braised fish or pork
  • Enjoy food self-prepared and by the restaurant

Afternoon, we continue the Saigon culinary tour to China town, the special identity of Saigon. Visit Thien Hau Pagoda, where hundreds of local people come and burn the incense for their luck, prosperity and happiness. The photo of the incense burner taken in this temple was appeared on the first edition of Lonely Planet of Vietnam. Then we will walk to the street where the movie “The Lover” had been taken with very interesting local cafeterias that very popular to local people. Stop and sample the local coffee at very interesting cafeteria on the street. Then keep walking to the street that selling all the colorful decoration items for ceremony made from paper. After that, take a walk around Binh Tay, the biggest whole sale market in town. You can find most of the product in town selling in this market. The market was constructed by Quach Dam – the wealthy Chinese man for his community in 1930 and you still can see his statue and his tomb in the central of the market. It is great combination of busy and bustle atmosphere of the market and traditional Chinese Architecture there. End of One-Day Saigon Cooking Class Tour.

Price from:$98.00 $79.00