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Thuan Tinh Island - Cooking Tour

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Address: Thon 1, Cam Thanh Village, Hoi An, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 90 647 77 70
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Description: Hands on cooking class and small class size. The 4 dishes are classics and...
Hands on cooking class and small class size. The 4 dishes are classics and practical to replicate at home. Enjoy a boat cruise and scenes of river life while fresh ingredients you bought at the market are cleaned and prepped. Please visit our Facebook page "Thuan Tinh Island cooking tour", and TA's Hoi An Attractions "Thuan Tinh Island".
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Absolutely recommended!!!

Everything was brilliant: market trip (although heavy rain did not help, still very interesting), boat trip, location is beautiful, hosts are lovely, teaching is clear and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Everything was brilliant: market trip (although heavy rain did not help, still very interesting), boat trip, location is beautiful, hosts are lovely, teaching is clear and very informative (we have already tried the papaya sald at home and it was delicious!), food was fantastic and the group was small and nice. All in all a brilliant experience, highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Really liked this one. Pick up at the hostel, went to the market, had a boat trip for 45 minutes which was good! Arrived at a perfect place to do the cooking class, there were 12 people so we splitted up at 2x6 so we had enough personal attention. Free passion fruit juice for the entire day and the dishes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This cooking class is like no other I have ever had...it is rightly named an adventure. After being picked up at your hotel you spend a good 30 mins or more walking through the Hoi An central market to purchase your very fresh ingredients. Full explanation of the wonders you come across and a real feast for the eye. You... More 

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Conway, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our guide Nga led us through the crowded local market explaining everything. We had been there on our own and felt overwhelmed. With her leadership we enjoyed the experience. We had 9 people in our class and Nga handled the group like we were only 1 or 2 people. The boat ride was the longest we had in HoiAn, always... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015 via mobile

This is the best money you will spend in Hoi An! Small groups which is such a plus for this type of experience! The tour is amazing, guide is so knowledgable! The market trip was so informative and amazing. The boat trip was beautiful and when we swapped to a row boat through the water-coconut trees it was just magic!... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

1. We wrote to ask about the typical group size but the reply simply asked for confirmation. The class was huge. We had 10 people in our group. 2. The morning market portion was ineffective as half the group cannot hear the guide speak in the crowded market (on that note, we were amazed by number of foreigners in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

The class was truly excellent. Our guide took us to the market where we got a wonderful tour as we purchased our ingredients for the class. Then a pleasant boat ride, with a transfer to a smaller boat to ride through the aquatic palm forest. Then on to class. Very well organized. Small class and each of us had our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Loved everything about this trip - buying ingredients at the market, then getting a boat to a lovely location out of town, and learning how to make some of the great food we've been eating. Learned so much (and my foodie friend who knows a lot about cooking did too). Groups no more than 10. Loads of people to help... More 

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Jindabyne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

What a fantastic expxperience! I had no idea how easy it ís to cook Vietnamese food... Thế people were very hospitable, friendly and authentic... especially Nga! She speaks fantastic English and wowed us with her local knowledge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

Everything from the sweet river ride to Nga our sweet and lovely guide was delightful. Nga has brilliant English and really knows her stuff along with the chef. We made four delightful dishes and we all thought of ourselves as Nigella's before the day was done. Definitely recommend this trip. You get picked up, then go around the market picking... More 

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