Saigon Culinary Tour Package 5 Days

Code: VCT-007
5 DAYS - 4 NIGHTS
Category:
  • Cooking Class at Saigon Cookery Center
  • Banh Xeo – The very popular pancake in Saigon
  • Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho
  • Cooking Class at Saigon Cookery Center
  • Daily Traffic in Saigon
  • Regular Scene at Cai Rang Floating Market, Mekong Delta
  • Saigon City Hall
  • The authentic dish from Saigon Cookery Center
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The charm of Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon) is endless, and Saigon Culinary Tour Package 5 Days is the optimal opportunity for all foodies to discover the city through its cuisine and gastronomy. The food in Saigon is derived from almost every corner of the S-shaped country; that is why people can find the dishes of the North, the Center, and the South of Vietnamese there. In 5 days of culinary tour packages, you fully experience the local identities of Saigon and Mekong Delta. In particular, the cooking courses at Vietnam Cookery Center, as well as Ben Thanh Market exhilarate many tourists who desire for the how-to about Saigonese cooking. When the city tour is well combined with the cooking classes, the package can perfectly satisfy the visitors who come for the real charm of this “Pearl of the East.”

Saigon itself is packed with various delicious dishes and outstanding tourist attractions. Particularly, the cooking class at Vietnam Cookery Center guides you how to cook the local salad, soup, and braised fish or pork, together with the lessons on Vietnamese Cuisine Art. That is surely the enjoyable learning time that some people come back to the city, just because of the cooking class, believe it! The rest of the tour is smartly invested in the local highlights of Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office, China Town, and Thien Hau Pagoda. The next day takes you to the beautiful Mekong Delta via the boat trip towards the countryside landscape filled with Cai Be floating market, Mekong River, Mekong Delta rural life, lush orchard, bonsai garden, and more. The peaceful voyages from Saigon to Cai Be, Vinh Long, and Can Tho of the Mekong Delta are so delightful and memorable as you find NO trait of bustle and hustle. The Vietnamese authentic food during the voyages are succulent enough to please every connoisseur, so go for it!

Saigon Culinary Tour Package 5 Days Draft Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL – SAIGON (D)
DAY 2: SAIGON (B/L/D)
Day 3: SAIGON – VINH LONG – CANTHO (B/L/D)
Day 4: CAN THO – SAIGON (B/L/D)
Day 5: SAIGON – DEPARTURE (B)

5-Day Saigon Culinary Tour Map

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Day 1: Arrival – Saigon

Arrival at Tan Son Nhat Airport, pick up and transfer to hotel. Take the orientation walk around the center of the city. Dinner at Ngon Restaurant with great collection of authentic local food in Saigon.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

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Day 2: Saigon Cooking Class and Saigon City Tour

This morning, the culinary tour in Saigon is spotlighted by the 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 take a tour to discover Saigon, the dynamic and bustling city so called “The Pearl of Far East” Visit Notre Dame Cathedral, Central Post office then drive to China Town. We will take you to visit Cho Lon – the biggest whole sales market in Saigon then visit Thien Hau Pagoda – where you can see hundred of local people come to worship for their Health, Luck and Happiness. Enjoy the authentic Vietnamese coffee in local coffee shop in the typical street of China Town – where the famous French Movie “The Lover” had been filmed. Dinner at Indochine Restaurant.

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

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Day 3: Saigon – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho

Morning drive from Sai Gon to Cai Be. Upon arrive, visit Cao Dai Temple in Cai Be before embarking for the boat trip to colorful Cai Be floating Market, then visit some local home factories to discover traditional rice paste making, rice pop corn, coco candies, and longans drying process. After enjoying beautiful lunch at a superb Indochina villa, Le Longanier, located in a luxuriant garden by the river, your sampan will cruise to Dong Hoa Hiep. On the way, you will be able observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. Visit at an ancient mandarin house dating from the 19th century where the family will welcome you with a cup a tea. Then we will proceed to Vinh Long, passing beautiful landscapes along Dong Phu canal, Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh islands famous for their fruit orchards. Stops on the way can be made at Tam Ho bonsais garden. You will have a chance to taste the typical tropical fruit there and enjoy the authentic tradition music show performed by local farmer there. On the way back to Vinh Long, visit the local brick and pottery factory – where you can experience the way of local people firing brick in special brick kiln by rice husk from Mekong Delta. Back to the bus to drive to Can Tho. Back to the bus to drive to Can Tho, the capital of Mekong Delta. In the evening, enjoy dinner at Cay Buoi Restaurant – where you can try the typical local food of Mekong Delta.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho

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Day 4: Can Tho – Saigon

After breakfast at hotel, embark for a boat trip to visit Cai Rang floating market where local people wholesale all product of Mekong Delta. It will be great chance for taking part to the local activities and taking pictures. Then continue by boat to visit the local bustling inland market before visiting Rice processing factory. The car picks up at Ninh Kieu Wharf take you to visit Binh Thuy house – the most impressive ancient house in Mekong Delta before having lunch at Sao Hom restaurant. After lunch, transfer back to Saigon. Dinner at Cuc Gach Quan restaurant – where you can experience the typical Vietnamese meal.

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

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Day 5: Saigon – Departure

Morning is free at leisure until transfer to Tan Son Nhat Airport for departure flight. End of 5-day Saigon culinary tour.

  • Meals: Breakfast
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TOUR PRICES

  • In US$ per person in sharing double room in the private group, valid till 30 Dec 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 950 1350 1606
2pax 545 745 873
3-6pax 490 690 818
7-10pax 400 600 728
11-14pax 362 562 690
Single supp 117 320 448

Services including:

  • Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle with driver
  • Accommodation in hotels (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)
Saigon Sonnet
Deluxe room
Grand
Deluxe room
Sofitel Plaza
Superior room
Can Tho Iris Can Tho Hotel
Superior room
Victoria Resort
Superior room
Victoria Resort
Deluxe room

Price:$362.00

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