ITINERARY BY DAY
HANOI COOKING CLASS HALF DAY TOUR (L)
Nestled close to legendary Truc Bach Lake and on the edge of Hanoi’s historic Old Quarter the Hanoi Cooking Center teaches hands-on cooking classes and short courses in a relaxed atmosphere. Cooking stations are perfectly positioned to make the most of the informative lessons and you are sure to walk away with improved knowledge of Vietnamese cuisine.
Depart your hotel at 08:30am for the Hanoi Cooking Centre. On arrival enjoy a cup of La Han tea before a brief introduction to Vietnamese cuisine is given, highlighting the contents of the traditional meal. Take a short walk to Chau Long Market – enjoy a tour of the ‘wet’ market highlighting unusual items such as durian, live seafood, silk worms and an assortment of fresh herbs and vegetables.
Return to the Hanoi Cooking Centre to commence the cooking class. You will prepare dishes under the guidance of experienced chefs at your own work station and each workshop will conclude with tasting the food you have prepared, accompanied by local beer or wine, in a comfortable dining area. At the end of the class receive detailed recipe cards to take home. Return to hotel following lunch.
Note: Inform your travel consultant on any special dietary requirements. Tour available during the evenings according to availability; contact your travel consultant for further information.