Morning pick you up at your hotel and depart at 8:15 AM. Prepare to visit the colorful market to get some food for your hands-on cooking class (Ben Thanh Market). Next you will go to “MAI” home the Sai Gon Culinary Art Center where bring home a unique and remarkable experience from Vietnam, where have a chance of discovering, challenging, amazing, entertaining. You could impress your family and your friends and let them enjoy your new cooking talents once back home.
Have lunch with your favorite dishes. Continuing your exiting tour, take you North West to the Cu Chi Tunnels which are 70kms away. This is an area where Vietnamese people proudly held their ground during the Vietnam war (in Vietnam it is known as The American War). Over 200kms of underground tunnels were made, the trip will help you understand the struggle the Vietnamese would have gone through on the frontline. It took an enormous amount of ingenuity, courage and imagination to match the enemy and these tunnels were a big part of the Vietnam War and ended being a resounding victory for the Cu Chi people.
The tunnel system, fortifications and trenches were a part of a soldiers life, you will see how they lived, the kitchens, store rooms, hospital, living quarters. You can crawl around parts of the tunnel yourself and watch a video of the history of the Vietnam War in this area.
We will then take you back to your hotel.