Hue Cooking Class & Thanh Toan Village - Half Day Join in Tour

Biking to one of the local market, Dong Ba market, and find ingredients for your cooking like a local. After your home-cooked lunch, Thanh Toan village will offer you peace and quiet insight of rural life.

Experience Code : 10082



  • Duration: 3 Hour(s)
  • No Cancellation
  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • Fixed Date Ticket
  • English
  • Meet Up With Guide
  • Hotel Pick Up

  • Experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of Dong Ba market, select and buy some materials for the cooking class
  • Explore the cooking style of Hue people in particular, and learn how to cook some famous courses in Hue such as Spring rolls, Hue speciality pancake, Grilled beef, Banana flower salad
  • Discover the daily life of the rural people in Thanh Toan Village
  • Enjoy Hue popular delicacies of Hue such as sticky rice with braised pork, chopped lemongrass with roasted sesame, and Hue cakes
  • Visit the museum of agricultural tools offering a fascinating insight into the old ways of farming

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Highlights

You will start this morning by the experience of the biking to one of the local market – Dong Ba market, the biggest and the most ancient market of Hue, where we can find fresh farming products in its court. We will experience the amazing sights, sounds and aromas of this market. Here, we will select and buy some materials for the cooking later.

On arrival at Y Thao Garden Home, you will explore the cooking style of Hue people in general and of the owner of the house in particular. The cooking will run for about 2.5 hours, firstly by the demonstration of a member of family then by yourselves. You will learn how to cook some famous courses in Hue such as Spring rolls; Hue specialty pancake; Grilled beef; Banana flower salad. After all, enjoy the special lunch by the food you have cooked and some from the restaurant as well.

After lunch time, spend this afternoon biking to Thanh Toan Village. On the way, you enjoy the fresh air as well as the peaceful atmosphere of casuarinas trees, rice paddy fields, canals and pasturing buffalos. Upon arrival, have a chance to discover the daily life of the rural people. They are gentle, kind hearted and very friendly. If you are lucky to go on rural market-days, you can enjoy a variety of products for sale such as Thuy Tan sticky rice, Thuy Duong rice wine, then more common food such as Tay, U cakes, corn, lotus seed sweet soups as well the popular delicacies of Hue such as sticky rice with braised pork, chopped lemongrass with roasted sesame, and Hue cakes.

Visit the museum of agricultural tools offering a fascinating insight into the old ways of farming. You can see objects on display such as ploughs, sickles, hoes, rice-hulling mills and pictures of wet rice civilizations. There are other exhibits to catch fish together with rattan and bamboo weaved souvenir gifts to purchase. When you finished in the museum, take along Nhu Y River and admire the village’s landscape before returning to Hue by bike.

At Dong Ba Market, the architecture is not really a highlight but the atmosphere and the daily pace of the market itselfAt Dong Ba Market, the architecture is not really a highlight but the atmosphere and the daily pace of the market itself
See Vietnamese people buying and selling vegetables at Dong Ba market in Hue, Vietnam and join them in the market huntSee Vietnamese people buying and selling vegetables at Dong Ba market in Hue, Vietnam and join them in the market hunt
Y Thao Garden Home - a traditional Vietnamese style place for you to enjoy this local signature cooking classY Thao Garden Home - a traditional Vietnamese style place for you to enjoy this local signature cooking class
Banana flower salad is a famous course in Hue where you will not find anything taste the same elsewhereBanana flower salad is a famous course in Hue where you will not find anything taste the same elsewhere
Try cooking Vietnamese food yourself, including Hue steamed spring rollsTry cooking Vietnamese food yourself, including Hue steamed spring rolls
You all know the Vietnam crispy pancake, but let's try the dish which is made in Hue style and by your own handYou all know the Vietnam crispy pancake, but let's try the dish which is made in Hue style and by your own hand
Further with your dishes in cooking class, enjoy lunch with ohter stunning mealsFurther with your dishes in cooking class, enjoy lunch with ohter stunning meals
Then drive along the peaceful countryside road to Thanh Toan VillageThen drive along the peaceful countryside road to Thanh Toan Village
Where you can see the old Vietnam life is still exist among people, atmosphere, architecture and sceneryWhere you can see the old Vietnam life is still exist among people, atmosphere, architecture and scenery
Thanh Toan tile bridge is a wooden bridge with a tile roof crossing a ditch in Thanh Thuy Chanh Village, about 8 km southeast of Hue City, central of VietnamThanh Toan tile bridge is a wooden bridge with a tile roof crossing a ditch in Thanh Thuy Chanh Village, about 8 km southeast of Hue City, central of Vietnam

Experience Info

1) Confirmation

  • Instant confirmation

2) Schedule

  • 7:45 - 8:00 AM Pick up
  • 8:00 AM Departure
  • 11:00 AM End of Tour

3) Inclusion

  • Pick up & Drop off
  • Private transportation
  • English speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Bike fee
  • Entrance fee
  • Mineral water (2 bottles/pax)

4) Exclusion

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Personal expenses
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion

5) Children pricing policy

  • Infant under 5 years old - free of charge
  • Children are from 5 - 10 years old

You may be asked to show the certificate of birth or equivalent certificate to verify the age of your children by the tour guide.

How To Use

1) How to get to meeting point/pick up

  • Pick up time at 7:45 AM
  • Please wait at the hotel lobby and inform the receptionist/concierge of pick up
  • Remember to indicate your pick up location (hotel name and address) and drop off point during booking

2) How to redeem the e-voucher

  • Show the tour guide your E-voucher or printed voucher

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation or refund.

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