Hoi An Cooking Class with Market and Basket Boat

Do you love cooking and learning how to prepare Vietnamese food?

Would you like to try the famous Vietnamese basket boat?

Would you enjoy going to a local market and go shopping with local people, learn more about the different ingredients used in daily cooking?

If yes, don’t hesitate on doing the Hoi An Eco cooking class with us.

Why us?

  • A wonderful combination of eco tour and cooking class.
  • Try to row the Vietnamese basket boat with local people, visit the water coconut (Nipa) area, go crab hunting and make toys from the leaves of Nipa tree.
  • Go to market as locals do, learn about different ingredients and spices in Vietnamese cuisine and different tropical fruit that you haven’t see before.
  • A great opportunity to meet and interact with friendly and welcoming locals.
  • Take a break to have a cup of coffee, sharing your stories with others.
  • Learn how to make Vietnamese food – 4 course meal using the family’s recipes.
  • Flexible time: morning trip from 08.00 to 13.00, afternoon trip from 13.15 to 18.15.
  • Vegetarian menu is always available upon advance request.


Pick up you from your hotel – shopping at local market  – basket boat and fisherman experience – cooking class– drop off at your hotel

  • 08.00 to 08.15  ( or 13.15 to 13.30) : hotel pick up
  • Go to Hoi An central market to see the different cooking ingredients that Vietnamese people use for their cuisine. We will collect many items which we need for our cooking class.
  • Take a break to have a cup of coffee, sharing your stories with others.
  • Experience 30 minutes on the special basket boat cross the water coconut village, try to catch a crab and make toys from leaves of the water coconut tree.
  •  The next 2 hours will be taken up with learning how to make 4 tasty Vietnamese dishes with your own, fair hands. Your knowledgeable cook will share some special tips about Vietnamese cooking style.
  • Drop you off at your hotel around 14.00 for the morning tour and 18.00 for the afternoon tour.

MENU (Vegetarian on request)

Mon-Wed-Fri Menu:

Pho noodle

Fried Spring rolls

Papaya salad with shrimp and pork

Steamed fish dipped with tomato/ tamarind (Red tilapia fish)

Tues-Thurs-Sat Menu:

Pho noodle

Fresh spring roll

Xeo cake

Steamed fish dipped with tomato/ tamarind (Red tilapia fish)

 Sunday Menu:

Pho noodle

Papaya salad with shrimp and pork

Xeo cake

Steamed fish dipped with tomato/ tamarind (Red tilapia fish)


  • English speaking tour guide and cook
  • Bottled water and fresh juice.
  • Desert
  • All food that you prepared.
  • Hotel pick up and drop off


  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Other food request that are not on the schedule

Welcome to our Hoi An eco cooking class

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