Local Cooking at Phong Nha National Park

Phong Nha, Quang Binh

5 Hours

Epicurious Foodie
Culture and Religion
Immersive Learning
Hands-on workshop


Booking in advance

About this experience

Bamboo cafe was opened last 2014 by a local couple, Hai and Vang, who are passionate about establishing sustainable tourism in the province. They want to employ only locals and they train them to provide the best quality service.

Their mission is to  create memorable experiences with their guests. They opened cooking classes in their restaurant as well so you can indulge not only in the unforgettable experience but with local food as well.

In this tour, you will get to visit local market and learn 3 local dishes of your choice from a local chefs.

  • Go to a local market to buy ingredients for your cooking class
  • Learn how to cook 3 local dishes of your choice
  • Enjoy the dishes you prepared and cooked

Your positive contribution

Adding value to locals’ jobs

This cooking class brings you to the local market for ingredient shopping where local sellers benefit from your purchase.

Your itinerary

Standard program

* Price:$32/pax (for a join-in tour). For a private tour, please contact us.

8:00 AM

  • Meet at bamboo cafe
  • Your local chef will then take you to the market to shop and introduce you to local ingredients
  • You will then come back to the restaurant to start your cooking class

12:00 PM

  • Enjoy the food that you just learned how to cook


✓ Local guide / chef

✓ Ingredients

✓ Drinking water

✓ Lunch

Not included

✘ Personal expense (souvenirs)

Extra activities (not included in the itinerary)

✘ Travel Insurance  

✘ Tips


Logistical Information

  • Starting time: 8:00AM
  • Meeting point: Bamboo Cafe
  • What to bring:
    • Insect repellent
    • Sunglasses, hat

What's the weather like?

  • Quảng Bình is a province in central Vietnam, bordering Laos to the west and the South China Sea to the east.
  • There are four separate seasons here: in spring (February to April), the temperature is around 18 to 25 degrees Celsius. In the summer (May to July), the temperature may reach up to 35 to 36 degrees Celsius. In the fall, temperature is around 22 to 28 degrees Celsius. In the winter, temperature about 12 to 16 degrees Celsius.
  • Heaviest rainy season is from September to November. From April to August is the dry season. The hottest months are from June to August

Where to meet?