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Private Vietnamese Cooking Class in Ho Chi Minh City

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    What to Expect

    First course

    Choose between papaya salad with prawn/pork, soup, summer rolls and fish cakes

    Second course

    Choose between lemongrass chicken, a stir fry, lotus stem salad, sautéed eggplant, braised pork and caramelized pork spare ribs

    Third course

    Make the hard choice between assorted Vietnamese cakes, fresh seasonal fruits and salted kumquat

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    • Withlocals, Ho Chi Minh City 700000 Vietnam
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Private Tour
    • Food and drink expenses
    • 2 alcoholic & non alcoholic drinks: beer
    • Local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Extra food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    Popular mentions
    As first time visitors to Vietnam, our experience with Elise was the perfect way to begin our holiday. Elise is such a warm person. She is well-travelled, speaks impeccable English and is a font of interesting information about eating, living and travelling in Vietnam. She and
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    Our guide taught us all the secrets of cooking Vietnamese dishes and showed us around the Cu Chi tunnels with valuable information to understand everything that happened during the Vietnam War. Must do/see activity when in HCM.
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    Our meet up Elise and her Mother was smashing. Elise took us through a nearby grocery store and gave us some insight into local ingredients and seasonal eating. Afterwards we went to her house where her mother prepared a delicious homemade curry right in front of us. If you're a
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    We really loved the cooking experience with Elise and her mum. They were both lovely and Elise was super informative around Vietnam culture and the local cuisine. We went around the local supermarket and then went back to their home and cooked with her mum - aubergines one
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    Elise was very personable and her and her mother made us feel welcome in their home. We requested to make one of our favourite dishes Bánh Xèo (Vietnamese pancakes) and the lesson was extremely informative with the opportunity to get involved in the preparation and cooking
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    About the operator
    By: Withlocals
    699 reviews
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    Lake Forest, California
    Nha Trang by Scooters
    We had an incredible day with Tien. She look us through the city and was very knowledgable of the area. Riding on
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    We adventured our way through Saigon's cuisine.
    Elise is a fantastic guide. She brought us to the market for Banh Beo Hue, then Turtle Lake for street food and
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    A very nice day
    We hast a very nice Day with our lovely Guide Jecky. He Is very knowledgeable and he gave us a lot of Information
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    Saskatoon, Canada
    HCMC private tour
    It was just okay. He showed up half an hour late. No one answered when we called and emailed the tour company. He
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    90 minutes Ho Chi Minh tour
    Huyen was a great guide and made it easy for us to get to things that we would not have seen if left to ourselves.
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    Perth, Australia
    Fantastic homestay experience
    My family (2 adults, 1 five year old and 1 one year old) had a wonderful time with Son at his homestay. We loved
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    Sydney, Australia
    Go With An Empty Stomach
    Elise was exactly on time at our meeting point and we started with a delicious dish in the central markets. The
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    Toronto, Canada
    3-Hour Saigon Street Food Private Tour
    Kent is a fabulous guide. We had so much fun touring and tasting with Kent! Great food and great insights. Highly
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    Toronto, Canada
    The Non-Touristy Mekong Delta Private Day Trip
    Thien really knows Saigon and is a fabulous guide! We had the best time with her, she is so much fun and always
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    Highly recommended! One of my favorite days spent in Saigon!
    My fiancé and I booked the Mekong Delta tour with Ted and had the best time! He was very knowledgeable about the
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    Entertaining guide and funny surprises
    Susan would offer details about the city that no tourist guide book would have. She would point out to buildings
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    Rod S
    Great Way to Begin Stay in HCMC
    As first time visitors to Vietnam, our experience with Elise was the perfect way to begin our holiday. Elise is
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    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    Joy was lots of fun, great personality, very energetic and knowledgeable. She went above and beyond expectations!
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    London, United Kingdom
    Great fun and great food
    I was a bit nervous about riding on the back of a scooter in Ho Chi Minh but tony and Kayla put us at our ease and
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    Very interesting.
    It was very interesting to experience Saigon from a local perspective. Candy was a very friendly and informative
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    Key Details
    • Withlocals
    • Duration: 3h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English
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