Vietnamese food is one of the most varied and seductive in the world with a delicious mix of food from its colonial visitors and age-old native flavours and techniques. This tour includes cooking demonstrations, cooking lessons with local families giving an unparalleled insight into this beguiling country’s delicious cuisine plus stopping off at all the key highlights en route.
10 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 3 dinners
Economy class flight Danang – Saigon
Hanoi Market visit and cooking lesson
Sampan and row boat journeys in the Mekong Delta
Guided sightseeing – Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hue, Ho Ain, Mekong Delta and Saigon
All relevant transfers and transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles
Maximum group size: 16 travellers
8 nights 4 star and special class hotels, 1 night deluxe junk boat and 1 overnight sleeper train (Junk boat: private cabin, Sleeper train: basic, 4 berth cabin.)
Halong Bay Junk boat cruise – swim, kayak, explore caves and floating villages
Bicycle ride to Tra Que village and cooking demonstration
Airport arrival transfer day 1 and departure transfer day 11
Escorted by an English speaking Vietnamese tour guide.
Visa approval letter (excl. stamping fee required upon arrival)