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Ho Chi Minh: Local Cooking Class & Saigon Daily Life

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Walking inside back alleys to explore the authentic scenes and daily activities of friendly local people. Learning how to cook Vietnamese traditional meals by the secret recipe of Auntie Tu.


  • Walking through endless back alleys to move around the local area
  • Admiring the busy and exciting local market crowded of local people
  • Learning the secret cooking recipe of Auntie Tu
  • Enjoying the peacefulness of the local neighborhood
  • Feels like Home


'Hidden Gastronomic Gems: A Culinary Adventure through Back Alleys, Wet Markets, and Local Kitchens' Getting away from the crowded central area of Saigon, we will take you to District 6, where you will be surrounded by locals. Here, where you get the chance to walk through tiny back alleys until reach the most popular local wet market to buy food ingredients. By learning the Vietnamese language, you will understand what is the real grocery shopping on a daily basis in Vietnam. The most unique part of the experience is that you will have a chance to get into an authentic local house, which is Auntie Tu's house. She will be your cooking teacher, who will instruct you step-by-step through the Vietnamese cooking methodology. The menu details as below: Standard Menu #1 Poached meat with pepper #2 Fried egg with minced meat #3 Fried red tilapia #4 Sauteed garlic spinach #5 Sour Soup Vegetarian Menu #1 Stewed Vegetables #2 Fried Salted Tofu With Lemongrass #3 Fried Egg With Onion #4 Sauteed Garlic Spinach #5 Vegetarian Sour Soup The itinerary #1 Back Alleys: Captivated by the vibrant sights and sounds of locals going about their daily lives #2 Binh Tien Market: Enthralled by the vibrant colors, exotic produce, and lively exchanges between vendors and customers #3 Cooking Class: Overwhelmed by the small local kitchen and amazed by the secret recipe of Auntie Tu


1 Private Transportation 2 Food & Drinks 3 Local English-speaking Tour Guide 4 Local Cooking Host 5 Conical Hat while walking under the sun to the local wet market 6 Beautiful photos 7 Amazing Recap Video 8 Numerous Vietnamese Cooking Techniques 9 Feels Like Home!

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