Home demonstration cooking in Saigon

  • Bánh bèo
  • Thang noodle
  • diep scroll
  • market
  • buy ingredients
  • cooking
  • spring scroll


Eat with local – travel like local!

Attend local home cooking, you consider visit a distant friend's house. You will be warmly welcomed by host, visit local market, cook and get secret to cooking the most delicious Vietnamese dishes that is revealed from the traditional, resourceful woman.



  • Visit local market just for local people
  • Meet friendly, hospitable host
  • Enjoy traditional cuisine in a cozy atmosphere
  • Learn about the Vietnam culture through family lifestyle
  • Cook & get the secret to cooking authentic Vietnamese food
  • Full of laugh chatting


You have probably heard about the friendly and hospitable Vietnamese but it may come vaguely from sales staff in the gift shop, hotel and restaurant staff.... What about the others, such as; vendors, workers, students, housewives, farmers, elder ….who are limits on communication in English but take warmest heart.

The host will warmly welcome you to her home with a cup of green tea, the way Vietnamese people still entertain their friend before taking a walk to local market to buy some ingredient for our cooking.

"Markets" in Vietnam are mostly small outdoor market or simple under tents, serving daily food needs in a residential area. So, you can easily catch "market" in every corner, valley, sidewalks… in which, the buyers and sellers are acquainted. You will have more friends, getting a lot of best wishes, emerging in vibrant atmosphere when strolling with host in bustle market.

Come back home, we are together prepare the lunch. You are now vice-chef while the host to be chef! She will guide you to cook authentic Vietnamese food, share with you the "secret" to cook good meals for the family, tell you about the origin of the dishes… You will natural discover deeply the culture, the lifestyle of Vietnam and enjoying fabulous lunch with host family.

Drive back the hotel after finish completely Vietnamese’s meals with your friends or continue the trip to Cu Chi Tunnel as your requirement.

Tour inclusion:

  • Fun and informative English Speaking guide
  • Private car transfer
  • Friendly host and local family
  • Materials for cooking demonstration
  • Lunch
  • Local drinking (mineral water, Vietnamese tea)

Our sample menu:

  • Bánh Bèo (Steamed rice cake with shredded shrimp topping)
  • Bún Thang (Soft noodles in chicken soup with egg and prawn)
  • Cu?n Di?p (Diep Rolls- Pork, prawn and fresh soft noodle in lettuce rolls, serve with sauce)

Notes: Samples are subjected to change without notice

Tour Information

  • Type of tour: Private
  • Duration: 4-5 hours.
  • Timetable: Everyday from 08:30 – 13:00
  • Transfer:Private air-conditioner car
  • Tour rate: Adult: 1.655.000VND (72USD) | Child: 1.245.000VND (54USD)
  • Meet Point: Your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Ending Point: Your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Minimum capacity: 2 persons
  • Maximum capacity:12 person
  • What to bring:Comfortable clothes & sandal, sunglasses, camera, hat and a healthy appetite
  • Weather conditions:Tour take place both shine & rain. .
  • Dietary Restriction: We ensure the food is typical authentic Vietnamese food | Please let us know of any dietary or allergy requirements | Vegetarian menu is available as your advice

Place To Visit

  • Local house
  • Bustle market
  • Meet friendly local people

Other food tour available