Hanoi Half-Day Cooking Class

Top Tips for Travelling in Vietnam
Top Tips for Travelling in Vietnam

What You’ll Do

  • Learn how to cook Vietnamese cuisine from different regions
  • Interact with locals as you prepare your meal
  • Visit a local market to learn more about the produce of the region
  • Get tips on how to select the freshest ingredients


Learn to cook Vietnamese cuisine on a 4-hour cooking class and market tour, and discover the variety of ingredients of the different regions of Vietnam. Chat with locals about the Hanoi food scene, and find out more about Vietnamese spices.

Vietnamese Cooking Class
Vietnamese Cooking Class

What to Expect

Learn to cook Vietnamese food at a hands-on cooking class in central Hanoi. You will be picked up from your city center hotel for the transfer to the workshop. Here, you will be welcomed with a special La Han Vietnamese tea. Get a brief introduction to Vietnamese cuisines, highlighting the contents of a traditional meal.

Then, walk around Chau Long Market, where your chef will help you select the freshest produce. Return to your classroom for the start of your cooking class. Sleeves rolled up, learn how and when to use the various herbs and spices rooted in Vietnamese culture. Prepare and cook under the watchful eye and close instruction of the chef. You will also be given the recipes to take away, so that you can amaze your friends and family back home.

Then, it’s time to sit down and enjoy the meal you have prepared, while chatting to your chef about the food culture of Hanoi and Vietnam. Vietnamese spices, tools and books are available to purchase to recreate your meal back home. And every guest will receive a gift as a memory of their day.

Vietnamese Cooking Class
Vietnamese Cooking Class

What’s Included

  • Pick-up from hotels or private houses in Hanoi
  • Transportation by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Travel insurance
  • English-speaking guide

What’s Not Included

  • Tips and gratuities

What to Remember

• Cancellation charge: tours cancelled before 15:00 on the previous day of tour are charged 50% of cost; after 15:00 on the previous day of tour and no-shows are charged 100% of tour cost
• Group size is kept to a maximum 10 participants