Home Cooking Class – Market Tour – Street Food Tour


Learn about traditional Vietnamese cuisine from a highly respected chef. She will take on a tour to local places and markets to show and teach you all about the ingredients used in the famous Vietnamese cuisine. After buying the best ingredients she will invite you at her home to start cooking some special but of all delicious dishes. The highlight of course is to taste what you made. It will be one of your highlights and memorable experiences of you Vietnam trip.

The price stated is for a join-in tour from 2 people up. For private tour from 2 people up a surcharge of $5 is applied.


Hanoi – Home Cooking Class – Market Tour – Street Food Tour

With these tours we cooperate with a real master chef who was trained by, amongst others Gordon Ramsey. We also offer various tour options and the start time can be tailored to your preference. We do have to say that daily life in Hanoi starts early!

Here are some examples of recommended tours:


Includes class & market tour, ingredients, recipes, drink & hotel pickup

Morning/lunch class (9am start)
Afternoon/dinner class (2.30 start)
Start time can be negotiated

Duration 3-4 hours

The chef will show you around her neighborhood, introduces you to local people and local activities, cooking & eating outside their houses and selling produce at local markets. She then invites you into her home. In a ‘hands on’ cooking class she will will teach you how to make some of these local delicacies. Learn about Vietnamese cuisine and experience the flavours and tastes for yourself in the comfortable home of local Hanoian.

Menu choices:
Dishes Chef’s Countryside:
• Caramel Pork
• Banana Flower Salad with Chicken
• Fried Spring Rolls
• Dipping Sauce
• Sweet Coconut Soup with Taro (Che)

Hanoi Favourites:
• West Lake Prawn Cakes
• Green Papaya Salad
• Bun Cha
• Dipping Sauce with Pickles
• Pho Cuon
• Sweet Coconut Soup with Corn, Jackfruit &Taro (Che)

Vietnamese Vegan Dishes:
• Tofu Pillows in Tomato Sauce
• Banana Flower Salad
• Eggplant and Tofu with Tumeric
• Tofu and Mushroom Fried Spring Rolls
• Vegan Dipping Sauce
• Fruit Cup



Includes hotel pickup, taxi, 5 local street food dishes, coffee & water

Please let us know any special dietary restrictions & food allergies 24 hours in advance. If there is a Hanoi specialty you want to make sure you try, please let us know in advance.

Duration of tour: 3-4 hours

Let the chef introduce you to her local market and some of her favourite eating haunts. See what seasonal produce is on offer this week in the bustling market. Learn how long it takes for an animal to get from slaughter to plate. Then take a walk with her to 5 local street food venues, tasting the dishes and learning about their history. Finish the tour with a typical Vietnamese coffee.

  • English speaking tour guide/ chef
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Drinks and food as indicated during the tour
  • Other (alcoholic) beverages not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • All not indicated in our itinerary
  • Booking voucher from us 
  • Cash for personal expense  

Specific food requests

Please let us know if you have specific eating restrictions, allergic for certain things or if you are vegetarian, we can take that into account during the trips.

Get Up And Go Vietnam does everything to make your trip an unforgettable experience. Unfortunately, we have no control over weather conditions. Our apologies for that!

What do I need to know? 

During the period March to November it will good to pack your swimming gear, a towel, a wide-brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, toiletries, a camera and lots of batteries. Warm clothing for the cooler months of November to March are advised. How much luggage can I take? Your vehicle has limited space so please keep your luggage to a maximum of 15kgs in a backpack or soft over-night bag and include a small day pack to hand carry for easy access to camera, sunscreen, water etc. Inhibitions can be left in the luggage storage rooms at your hotel with your other unwanted baggage. 

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one.
Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!