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Danang - Hoian & Cooking Class Tour 4 days

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Exotic cuisine is the highlight for this tour when you experience a cooking class in Hoian in the combination to discover the charm of Hoian ancient town plus the beautiful landscapes of peaceful village surrounding Hoi An. With this excited tour, you will have chance to cook the interesting food by yourself; learn how to make the famous local specialties of food which expressed the value of culture, history and custom of Hoi An people, taste the foods had cooked by yourself after finishing.

Destination: Da Nang - Hoi An Ancient Town

Duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Itinerary in brief:

Day 1: Da Nang arrival – Visit Son Tra Peninsular & Marble Mountain – Transfer to Hoi An.  O/n in Hoi An (L)

Day 2: Explore Bay Mau water coconut forest – visit Thanh Ha Village & HoiAn Ancient Town – Learning traditional lantern making. O/n in Hoi An (BL).

Day 3: Cooking class & free time. O/n in Hoi An (BL)

Day 4: Hoi An – Transfer to Da Nang – Visit Han Market & Depart (B)

Day 1: Da Nang arrival – Visit Son Tra Peninsular & Marble Mountain – Transfer to Hoi An.  O/n in Hoi An (L)

Our guide and driver welcome you at Da Nang International Airport and transfer to downtown. Have lunch at the restaurant. After lunch, you will visit to Son Tra Peninsular to discover the forest right in city centre of Da Nang city. At the Peninsular, you visit Linh Ung Pagoda where has the biggest Buddha Statue of Vietnam and enjoy the cool climate here. From the mountain you can see the whole Da Nang beach in your eyes with spectacular views. Next, you continue to visit Marble Mountainto enjoy the panorama of Danang beach and its city from the summit of mountain besides visit caves and pagoda in Marble Mountain. Arrive in Hoi An check in hotel. The rest of time is your free time to relax at hotel. Free to have your own dinner. Evening is the free time for walking around the town for more experience the charming of Hoi An ancient town. Overnight at hotel.

Inclusion: Transport, English Speaking Guide, , Entrance Fee, Hotel & Mineral Water

Day 2: Explore Bay Mau water coconut forest – visit Thanh Ha Village & HoiAn Ancient Town – Learning traditional lantern making. O/n in Hoi An (BL).

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. At 08.00 am, our guide and driver pick you up at your hotel and transfer you to visit green Bay Mau water coconut forest. Coming here, you have chance to row the basket boat to enjoy the tranquil atmosphere admire the revolutionary base of Hoi An in the past and use fishing tools to fish the field crab. Then you will transfer to make boat trip to visit Thanh Ha Ceramic Village where you will view the various stages of producing the many kinds of the pottery products such as jar vase, earthen pot, decorative lamps, etc and have opportunity to make a small product by yourself. Then embark the boat on Thu Bon River back to Hoi An.After that, you continue walking tour around old streets to explore Hoi An Ancient Town including the Japanese Covered Bridge, the beautiful Chinese Assembly Halls, Chinese Assembly Halls, Sa Huynh Museum and the local market…Hoi An is also a place for shopping and making tailor with reasonable price.  Have lunch at the restaurant. 

Pm: This afternoon, our guide and driver will take you to a workshop where the lanterns are made. Here, you are given the instruction of how to make a lantern, its shape and the color of each. You will learn to make it and try to get a product by yourself as a gift of Hoi An for souvenir. It is a great way to learn more of a traditional Hoi An handicraft village in your trip at this charming old town. Free to have your own dinner. Next, our guide will bring you to explore the charming beuty of Hoi An at night. After 6 o’clock in the evening, as the old town lightened, it’s the time for paper lanterns with small candles inside twinkle so you could buy (by yourselves)the candlelit paper flowers from little lovely girls who wear the Vietnamese traditional dress “Ao Dai” with conical hat and holding flat basket full of paper lanterns. Buy some and put them down on the Hoai River then make a wish. This is considered to bring you good luck and happiness. Next, you will have chance to see traditional game in Hoi An named: “Bai choi” which is crowded with people at night to play at the wide yard near the bridge to get more interesting experience. Beside, you could walk around the night market to buy some handmade souvenirs for your friends and relatives…Overnight at hotel.

Inclusion: Transport, English Speaking guide, Entrance fee, Breakfast, Lunch, Basket boat, Hotel & Mineral Water.

Day 3: Cooking class & free time. O/n in Hoi An (BL)

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. At 08:00 our guide will pick you up at hotel forgoing to meeting point with welcome drink (non- alcoholic). Then visit colorful market in Hoi An and experience the amazing sights, sounds as well as aromas of this busy market. We will have the opportunity to interact with the local sellers and purchase some of the ingredients to be used in the cooking lesson later.

Then you’ll board the Red Bridge Boat for a leisurely cruise (25 minutes) along the Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School. This is a chance to view local river life, so make sure your camera is handy. On arrival, you will explore the cooking school’s herb and vegetable garden, before learning about some of Hoi An’s and Vietnam’s well-known dishes. The cooking lesson runs for about 2 hours – each dish is first demonstrated by the Red Bridge chef’s, before we prepare the same dish ourselves. Included in the class is a brief introduction to Vietnamese food carving (plate decoration). After the lesson, we sit down and eat exactly what we have cooked. Recipes  is including: Making fresh Rice paper, Fresh Rice Paper Rolls of Shrimp, Crispy Hoi An Pancakes with Shrimp, Herbs & a Peanut Sauce, Seafood Salad with mixed Vietnamese Herbs served in Half a Pineapple, Mi Quang Chicken Noodles, Food Decoration – Tomato Rose & Vietnamese Cucumber Hand Fan.After the lesson, we sit down and eat exactly what we have cooked.

Pm: After lunch, Our guide will pick you up and back hotel around 13:00. This afternoon you have free time to relax at hotel or walking around for shopping and make tailor.Free to have your own dinner. Overnight at hotel.

Inclusion: Transport, English Speaking Guide, Breakfast, Boat, Cooking Class, Lunch, Hotel & Mineral Water 

Day 4: Hoi An – Transfer to Da Nang – Visit Con Market & Depart (B)

Am: Have breakfast at hotel. This morning you leave Hoi An for transfer to Da Nang City and you spend your time to discover daily life of local people and go shopping at Con Market for more experience. Depend on your departure time; you will be dropped of at Da Nang Airport or Train Station for taking departure flight to come back home or next destination. Say goodbye Da Nang & Hoi An & see you again!

Inclusion: Transport, English Speaking Guide, Breakfast & Mineral Water.

Price: USD/per person

Size of group

1 per

2 pers

4 pers

6 pers

8 pers

Single supplement

Hotel 2 **

363

216

177

161

153

54

Hotel 3 ***

397

233

194

178

171

71

Hotel 4 ****

470

269

230

215

207

107

Hotel 5 *****

920

495

455

440

432

332

 

Included: All mentioned in itinerary details. (Meals: B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner)

Excluded: Tips for tour guide and driver, insurance, drinks, other personal expenses

What to bring: Passport, change of clothes, sun-glasses, hat, towels, toiletries, sun-block, good shoes for walking, camera, umbrella & other personal needs.

Note:

- Price for 01 pax includes single supplement already.

- Single supplement means the single using his/her own room.

- Hotel:  Twin/Double shared room. Check in time: 14:00; Check out time: 12:00 noon.

- These costs are for private tours.