Taste of Vietnam: Saigon to Hue

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8 days
Availability : 2021-2023
Saigon /Ho Chi Minh
Saigon - Hoi An - Hue
Min Age : 5+
Max People : 12

Along Vietnam has thousands of the local food which the Vietnamese people cook and eat every day. Exploring the Vietnamese food culture is the great way to understand real Vietnamese food and lifestyle. Make Vietnam culinary tour package to step into the food culture, visit the local markets, try using your cooking skills and to come to the famous local restaurants; this is to enjoy real local food and get culinary culture from the busy streets of Saigon to the charm cities of Hoi An and Hue city, Vietnam.


* Explore the culinary as the theme of your holidays in Vietnam
* Learn culture through the food and daily life
* Eat like the local – Pho and other food
* Get easy and relaxing travel suitable for any ages and gender
* Get authentic experiences with cooking class in Hoi An or cyclo ride in Hue

Culinary tour in Vietnam: Saigon to Hue 8 days

Departure & End Location

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)  –  Hue City

The tour includes

  • Vietnam visa approval letter
  • The hotels for guests with daily breakfast
  • Domestic flights from Saigon/HCM to Danang
  • Local English-speaking tour guide as needs
  • A private car/van/bus with the air conditioner
  • The professional licensed drivers
  • Cooking class in Hoi An
  • Street food with Cylco experience in Hue City
  • All entrance fee as the itinerary to visit
  • Meals mentioned in the itinerary

The tour excludes

  • Early check-in & late check-out fee
  • Visa stamp fees
  • Personal expenses, tips & gratuities
  • International flights & travel insurance


  • Small gift from Vietnamdrive


Day 1: Saigon Arrival

Our representative will pick you up from the airport to drive to the hotel in Saigon. You will relax at the rest of the day.

Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon.

Day 2: Saigon city tour and food flavor

we will start the day with the noodle – Pho which is famous in Vietnam as well as in the world. Then, we visit the French colonial buildings of the Post Office, Duc Ba Cathedral Church, China Town, Thien Hau Temple and Ben Thanh market. We also take the time to enjoy Saigon coffee. After that, we will come to the famous local restaurant to enjoy the Com Tam – Small Rice with grilled pork and local beer Saigon.

Meal: Breakfast with Pho, Lunch with Com Tam, Local Beer and Saigon Coffee.
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 3: Saigon – Danang – Hoi An

After breakfast the hotel, you will transfer to the airport to fly to Danang – the central Vietnam; then, drive to the ancient city Hoi An which was international trading port and now has many old houses, temples and the bridge left.

Relax at the rest of the day in Hoi An or walking by yourself to visit and shopping in Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast at the hotel
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Day 4: Hoi An Walking and food flavor

We will start the day with the local food in Hoi An: Cao Lau – Dry noodle which is influenced by the Chinese culture. Then, we take a walking tour to visit Hoi An old town, including: Japanese Bridge, Tan Ky old house, Japanese Bridge and Handicraft.

Take the time to enjoy Vietnamese coffee with condensed milk and have lunch at the local restaurant: Banh Xeo- Pancake; Spring Roll, Grilled pork and grilled meat pie.

The rest of the day relax or get tailor made with so good services in Hoi An.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Day 5: Hoi An farmer activity

After breakfast the hotel, we will take you to have a cooking class with visiting the local market to learn about the ingredients. Then, come to the cooking school to try your cooking skills.

Relax and enjoy what you have just cooked, and come back the hotel.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hoi An

Day 6: Hoi An to Hue

Today, we will drive from Hoi An to Hue city – the old capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen dynasty 1802 – 1945, which is the combination of the modern and old lifestyle. The drive’s very attractive with the combination of the sea, the mountains, rice field and lagoons.

On the way, we will visit the Marble Mountains with many temples and caves and traditional handicraft carving village to enjoy the beauty of marble stone statues. Stop at My Khe Beach – R & R beach is one of the famous beaches in the world. We will drive over Hai Van pass to enjoy its amazing view on a clear day.

Have late lunch in Hue.

Meal: Breakfast at hotel, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

Day 7: Hue City and food flavor

In the morning, we will take cyclos to visit the Hue city tour combining with Hue Street Food Tour by starting to have Hue Noodle for breakfast and Coffee to enjoy the life. During the tour, we will stop at many famous street food restaurants to taste Hue street food and visit Dong Ba Local Market, Royal Museum and the Citadel with Noon Gate, The Temple and Forbidden City.

Relax at the hotel after touring.

Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Hue

Day 8: Hue – Departure

We will drive from the hotel to Hue airport for your flight departure.


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