Combine Vietnamese cuisine with culture on an 8-hour cooking class and craft village tour from Da Nang, ideal for first-time visitors. Begin amid the fragrant stalls of Hoi An Central Market, perched on the banks of the Thu Bon River, before learning to cook classic Vietnamese dishes during a 2-hour workshop. Then, take a boat to Thanh Ha pottery village to see craftspeople making furniture, sculptures, and souvenirs. Hotel pickup and drop-off in Da Nang are included.
Your cultural excursion begins at 7:20am, when you’ll be collected from your Da Nang accommodation and transported to Hoi An. Following a 45-minute drive, disembark at Hoi An Central Market to feast your senses on stalls selling a variety of produce.
Once you’ve collected all of the necessary ingredients, you’ll head to the kitchen and prepare classic Vietnamese dishes under the guidance of a chef. Typical Vietnamese cuisine combines chili, coriander, garlic, and seafood, so you’re sure to feast on tasty creations.
Sated, you’ll board a boat destined for Thanh Ha pottery village, where you’ll interact with craftspeople and watch creative demonstrations. Master the techniques required to make vases, pots, kettles, and cooking pots before taking another 30-minute cruise to Kim Bong carpentry village, where you'll see artists making beautiful wooden objects.
Your tour concludes back at your Da Nang hotel at around 3pm.