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An experience we will never forget
March 24, 2012

Take part in the cooking class, you have chance to visit bustle market, taste some exotic ingredients and learn how to cook Vietnamese dishes. Explore Mekong Delta with Le Cochinchine cruise 2 days with interesting activities as biking and walking to visit handicraft villages or seeing floating colorful market. The rest of tour is great time for relaxation on the beautiful beach in Phu Quoc island

Detailed program

Day 1: Saigon Arrival
You are met guide and driver at the airport and then transferring to Sai Gon centre to check in hotel. The rest of day you are free & easy. Overnight at the hotel in Sai Gon

Day 2: Saigon Cooking Class & City (B,L)
Market visit from 8:45 am to 9:40 am: Our Vietnamese Chef will guide you through the colorful and vibrant Ben Thanh market to purchase the ingredients you will use with him during the cooking lesson. Feel free to ask any questions you want! At 9:40 am our Chef will bring you back by Taxi (included) to our cooking class.
Hands-on cooking class from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm
You will use Vietnamese kitchenware to realize and enjoy a tasty 3 courses Vietnamese meal. To end on a sweet touch, we will take care to complete this meal with a delicious seasonal dessert. During the class you just concentrate on the pleasure of discovering and cooking, we'll give you all the detailed recipes at the end. After that you will sit down and enjoy it. (Of course we will adapt the menu to vegetarians or allergic people, please let us know your booking in advance so we can accommodate for you. Kids from 7 years old are welcome.)

In the afternoon, you will spend half day to explore bustling Sai Gon. You will visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and the General Post Office. Travel along Dong Khoi street, see the Opera House and the Peoples’ Committee building built in 1897 by French architect Ferret Eugene, the 800 seat Opera House was used as the home of the Lower House Assembly of South Vietnam after 1956, continue to visit the Reunification Palace (Ex-Presidential Palace) which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Overnight at the hotel in Saigon

Day 3: Saigon – Le Cochinchine cruise (B,L,D)
You are picked up at the hotel at 08:30 am to transfer to Cai Be (100km). Upon arrival, boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Walking for visit the handicraft village of the local people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits
-  10h00 Up for cruise to continue to Cantho via Cho LACH and TRAON
- 12h00 Disembark Cho LACH village. Make a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially somes orchards (orange grove) with its famer
- Cruise to continue to Traon. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs, sunset cruise
- A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches. Dinner and nite on board in TRAON.

Day 4: Le Cochinchine Cruise – Can Tho – Flight to Phu Quoc (B)
- The noise of the floating market wakes you up early in the morning after breakfast. The cruise continues to Can Tho. Enjoy the magnificent sunrise on the river. Leisurely cruise up the BASSAC river while you enjoy the beautiful scenery
- Arrive Cantho, a small boat will take you explore the CaiRang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. And through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards
- 10h00 Disembark to drive to Can Tho airport to take the flight to Phu Quoc.

Upon arrival, check in hotel. The rest of day, you are free time to relax and explore on your own. Phu Quoc is a paradise for sun and sea seekers. Here, you may spend a whole day just relaxing with a hammock on the deserted beaches and listening to the sound of surf until the mesmerizing sunset spreads over the water or the moon silvers the sea and stars twinkle in the sky. Those who love activities can keep them busy with cycling, trekking, snorkeling, scuba diving and fishing (without guide & driver). Overnight at the hotel in Phu Quoc island

Day 5: Phu Quoc Island (B)
Free time at leisure (Without guide & driver). Overnight at the hotel in Phu Quoc

Day 6: Phu Quoc Island (B)
Free time at leisure (Without guide & driver). Overnight at the hotel in Phu Quoc   

Day 7: Phu Quoc – Flight back Saigon – Departure (B)
Free time before transfer to the airport for flight back to Saigon and then take the flight to other destination. End of services

Note: You can enjoy many interesting activities: diving, surfing, massage and spa ... at your expense.

Price and Included


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  2. From To   21/01/2019

Single Supplement (309 USD)

Hotels list of this tour Stars Cities
Mango Bay Resort Phu Quoc Island
Saphire (Tan My Dinh 2) Ho Chi Minh City


- Transport by the air-conditioned private car
- Domestic flight: Can Tho – Phu Quoc – Saigon (Vietnam Airlines/Classic air-ticket)
- The English speaking guide
- Cooking Class (join-in)
- Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- 01 night on board (Le Cochinchine cruise)
- Entrance fees
- Mineral water


- International air-tickets
- Personal travel insurance
- Visa to Vietnam

- Bank charge fees for payment
- Tips and personal expenses such as: laundry, telephone, drinks…
- Other services not mentioned in the "Inclusion"

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