Excursions from Ho Chi Minh City

Cooking class in Ho Chi Minh City (L,G)

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Today, you’ll be joining a cooking class in the morning held at Ho Chi Minh City’s Cookery Centre. Firstly, you’ll visit a local market to learn how to purchase fresh ingredients, followed by an introduction to Vietnamese culinary culture. Following this cultural mise-en-bouche, guests get busy in the kitchen under the careful supervision of a […]

The Magic Mekong Delta (L, G)

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After escaping from Ho Chi Minh City’s urban sprawl, you’ll travel to Vinh Long. There, you’ll cruise on the Mekong River, visit Cai Be floating market, fruit orchards, a traditional family-run brick kiln, and drop in to look at some traditional cottage industries – a workshop making the huge coffins unique to the Mekong is […]

Full day to Cao Dai Temple and Cu Chi Tunnels (L, G)

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After breakfast at your hotel, you will be driven to Tay Ninh to visit the Cao Dai Holy See in time to watch the mid-day ceremony. Cao Dai is a ‘new’ religion unique to Vietnam with around a million followers. Both its creed and its architecture are remarkable and exotic. The service lasts about half […]

Ho Chi Minh City orientation (L, G)

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Today, you will have a guided tour around Ho Chi Minh City. You will visit the Notre Dama Catholic Church which is designed in France and built in 1877 under French architecture. You will then visit the nearby Main Post Office, which also is a masterpiece of French colonial architecture. The next stop will be […]