Mai Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Center is not only a class where you can learn to cook traditional cuisine of Southern part of Vietnam, but also a place where you can fall in line with local people. Making dishes and visiting the local market to choose fresh ingredients before cooking class in Mai Home Art by yourself are interesting activities you will be experienced. After that, let’s discover Ho Chi Minh City with us by taking a Phu My shore excursion from cruise port with well-known attractions like Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh Central Post Office, Ben Thanh Market.

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Duration: 1 Day
Start/End: Phu My Port/Phu My Port
Highlights: “Mai” home – The Saigon Culinary Art Center, Notre Dame Cathedral, Ho Chi Minh City Central Post Office, Ben Thanh Market
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Category: Phu My shore excursions from cruise port

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An option of “Market Visit” with Chefs will help participants to understand more Vietnamese ingredients and its substitution. Amazed your eyes with fresh food stalls at the market and try your bargain skills while dealing with local vendors.

Mai Home – The Saigon Culinary Art Center - Ho chi minh city shore excursionsRemittance of “Certificate of Recognition”, a handbook with all recipes and Souvenir Gift from “The Saigon Culinary Art Center” will crown the cooking session in a warm and friendly ambiance. We finish the Ho Chi Minh City shore excursion with full of emotion, a handbook with recipes will help us to reproduce the dishes to make a surprise to our families, our friends! A small gift offered by “The Saigon Culinary Art Centre” to us too as souvenirs!

Vietnamese-marketAfter lunch in the class, we will have a glimpse look around the city before driving back to the port. We stop at Notre Dame Cathedral, which was established by French colonists between 1863 and 1880 & Central Post Office in Ho Chi Minh City, the city’s main church. The building was constructed when Vietnam was part of French Indochina in the early 20th century with Gothic architectural style. It was designed and constructed by the famous architect Gustave Eiffel in harmony with the surrounding area.

Saigon-Central-Post-Office-insideIf time permits, we will have a short free time for shopping at the famous Ben Thanh Market before getting in our car and drive back to Phu My cruise port for departure. Trip ends.



What’s included?

  •     Round trip transfer from the ports to Ho Chi Minh City in private air-conditioned vehicle
  •     English-speaking guide
  •     Cooking Class and Lunch at Mai Home Restaurant as indicated in the itinerary
  •     Entrance fee and port fee
  •     1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded?

  •     Pre & After accommodation
  •     Other drinks
  •     Tips
  •     Other personal expenses