Hoi An Cooking Lesson And Food Tour By Bike

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Overview

Explore the culinary landscape of Hoi An by bicycle on this 4-hour morning or afternoon tour. Ride through the countryside to a local village and stop to enjoy a bowl of cao lau noodles, a traditional Hoi An specialty. Youll have the opportunity to make delicious white rose cakes at the home of a local family. Afterward, pedal to nearby Cam Nam for a taste of traditional foods such as rice crepes and a sweet pudding dessert. The various dishes are enough to make a lunch or dinner.Numbers are limited to eight people, ensuring a personalized experience with a small group of fellow food lovers.

Highlights

  • All necessary equipment included
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lunch included
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Small-group tour
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Dinner included

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After hotel pickup in Hoi An in the morning or afternoon, follow your guide on an easy bike ride through the countryside to a local village. Stop for a bowl of traditional cao lau, composed of noodles, pork and fresh vegetables. You’ll appreciate how the noodles are made, with local sticky rice soaked in water from the Ba Le well, the oldest in Hoi An and believed to hold the purest water.

Next, you’re welcomed into the home of a local family for your small-group cooking lesson. Discover how to make a regional specialty called white rose cakes: light and fluffy dumplings that form the crown jewel of the town’s culinary culture.

Filtered water, also drawn from the Ba Le well, is mixed with rice paste to form the airy dough. Learn to roll and cut the dough, and wrap it around a filling such as minced shrimp with spices, then shape each dumpling into the form of a rose. Finally, dunk the dumplings into a sauce made of shrimp broth, hot chilies, lemon and sugar, then enjoy.

Hop back on your bike for the short ride to Cam Nam and enjoy additional dishes to complete your lunch or dinner. Bicycle around local streets for about two hours, stopping at several food vendors to sample local specialties. Try banh dap, rice crepes served with a fermented shrimp sauce, and finish with che bap, a soupy pudding made with corn and coconut milk and served in a small bowl topped with coconut syrup.

When you’ve had your fill, your 4-hour culinary tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.

Note: The mostly flat bicycle route covers a distance of approximately 3 miles (5 km) total.

Inclusions for Hoi An Cooking Lesson And Food Tour By Bike

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Bike and safety equipment
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch or dinner, depending on option chosen
  • Dumpling-making lesson

Exclusions for Hoi An Cooking Lesson And Food Tour By Bike

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Guests who are physically unable to ride a bicycle may choose to ride with guide on motorbike. Please contact tour operator for details.

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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3 reviews by the users

  • Very informative, great half day tour to get a feel of Hoi An

  • We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. It gave us an insight into the real people and where the food actually comes from. Easy going ride and great guide - very informative!

  • I CAN NOT BELIEVE I did not rate this tour earlier - I sure have thought about it a lot since my trip - what an opportunity of a lifetime - that I will never forget! Our tour guide was THE BEST. So thoughtful, caring, funny - this guy is going places. He was working so hard on his English and was doing a super job and he could not have made our trip ANY more special! I hope you can look up his name and tell him how much his time and knowledge meant to us. I only hope to be back some day:

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