About the Tour
During Hue Cooking Class Tour at Thuy Bieu Village, you will experience a wide range of captivating activities, from preparing royal cakes and dishes, enjoying herbal foot spa to cruising along its famous pomelo gardens, cycling around the village. Through this journey, you will not only upgrade your cooking techniques but also admire the rustic beauty of Hue as you travel to Thuy Bieu, Nguyet Bieu, Luong Quan villages.
It should be noted that all your cooking activities shall take place at a local house in Thuy Bieu. After finishing your culinary performance, all the dishes you have made will be served as your lunch.
- Travel on a Vietnamese ancient dragon boat
- Enjoy the romance of the Perfume River
- Visit Thien Mu Pagoda - the symbol of Hue
- Pick up the ingredients yourself and learn to cook Pomelo skin jam
- Relax with 30 minutes in a herbal foot bath
08:30: You will be picked up by an experienced tour guide right at or your hotel or at the city center. Then we will take a short car-ride to the harbour and depart for Thuy Bieu Village on a dragon boat from Toa Kham Wharf.
09:00: Before coming to Thuy Bieu village, we will visit Thien Mu Pagoda in Hue – the oldest pagoda in Hue and the symbol of the city.
09:30: Go back to the wharf and continue to admire the beautiful scenery of the Huong river, with the famous pomelo garden on the river bank
10:00: Arrive at Thuy Bieu village. You will have a chance to cycle around the village and see the ancient buildings there.
10:30: Ride a bicycle to Chợ Quê (Countryside Market) to prepare some fresh food and ingredients to get ready for the kitchen with the hospitable homeowner – Mm’Lien.
11:30: Start making pomelo skin jam under the guidance of the house owner. After that, you can try to make it yourself and bring home your products. You will also get a pack of Pomelo jam from the house owner as a gift.
12:00: Enjoy lunch in the garden, with fresh ingredients made by skillful local women. Then you will have time to take a rest on your own
13:30: You will have an opportunity to relax your feet after a long day with 30 minutes of herbal foot bath. The bath is prepared by the locals and contains different types of herbs that help healing your skin and give you a relaxing mind.
14:30: Say goodbye to the local and come back to the hotel in about 30 minutes. Cooking Class Tour at Thuy Bieu Village ends here.
- Local tour guide
- Private bus for transportation
- Local lunch
- Cooking class
- Herbal foot bath
- Mineral water
- Gift; pomelo skin jam
- Other personal expenses
- Drinks on lunch
- Tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance
- Visa to Vietnam
- Free for children under 5 years of age
- Surcharge 50% adult rate for children less than 9 years old
- Children of 10 years old or older will be charged as adult
- Special requirements (vegetarian, diet…) should be informed prior departing day