US$ 77

Ho Chi Minh City Full-Day Cooking Class with City Tour

Enjoy a day in Ho Chi Minh City that combines food, culture, and history on this 9-hour tour. You'll experience a bit of what local life is like as you learn about Vietnamese agriculture at an organic farm and enjoy a cooking class with a chef. Then check out city attractions such as Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral, the Central Post Office, and Chinatown (Cho Lon). Lunch, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off with a driver-guide are included.

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  • Ho Chi Minh City food and sightseeing day tour
  • Visit a farm for a look at agricultural practices in the area
  • Learn how to make four Vietnamese dishes, which you’ll enjoy for lunch
  • Visit the War Remnants Museum
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included


  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
  • All activities
  • Driver
  • Local Professional guide
  • Private tour
  • Entry/Admission – Central Post Office
  • Entry/Admission – War Remnants Museum
  • Entry/Admission – Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission – Chinatown (Cho Lon) – District 5


  • Travel Insurance. We highly recommend purchasing travel insurance from home.
  • Personal expenditure (telephone, laundry, shopping and so on)
  • Tips for guide, driver, porters.
  • Beverage and alcoholic drinks.
  • Any other services not clearly mentioned on itinerary and trip inclusive portion.


Departure Point
Centrally located Saigon hotels.

Departure Time
7:30 A.M.

Return Details
Traveler drop off is offered


  • After hotel pickup in Ho Chi Minh City, your day tour starts with the drive to an agricultural village and cooking school.
  • When you arrive, meet your chef, who provides you with a Vietnamese hat.
  • Then take a tour around the farm to see the cows, buffalo, duck, chicken, and fish, plus vegetables, herbs, and spices used in cooking and for medicinal purposes.
  • During your cooking lesson, you’ll make four dishes under the guidance of your chef.
  • Learn how to prepare simple and healthy dishes during the hands-on experience, which ends with a certificate of completion and recipes you can take home.
  • After eating your creations, head back to the city to visit Cho Lon Market in Chinatown, where you can browse the array of goods for sale.
  • Then continue your city tour with some Vietnamese history at the War Remnants Museum, and admire the French-style architecture of Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral and the Central Post Office.
  • Your tour ends with return to your hotel.
City tour Saigon and cooking class
City tour Saigon and cooking class


  • Vietnam Budget Tour will arrange the hotel pick up for this excursion. If you are booking within 24 hours of the tour/activity departure time, we cannot guarantee hotel pick-up.
  • Once your purchase is complete, we will send you complete contact information (phone number, email address, etc.) for our tour guide and driver to organize pick-up arrangements.


  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions, pregnant women
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate


Tour cancellation policy from Vietnam Budget Tour

  • For a full refund, please cancel at least 30 days in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Cancel 29- 7 days: charge 50% of the total tour cost
  • Cancel 6- 3 days less: charge 80% f the total tour cost
  • Cancel 3 days less: charge 100% f the total tour cost