Vietnam Culinary Trips

We began organizing our Vietnam culinary journeys over twenty years ago. Why Vietnam? Of all the destinations for a food-focused tour, it's in Vietnam where food really expresses the heart and soul of the nation (read about Vietnamese cuisine). You can sense it in every meal, whether a breakfast overlooking the rice paddies or a dinner in an opulent city restaurant. Food is a topic of conversation with the locals you meet, an ice-breaker for conversing with strangers. It's an invite to explore, with markets and alleyways so vibrant in their fragrances and flavors. We can blend in a mix of culinary highlights, from informal street eats to formal dining, including specific culinary activities experiences in your trip, such cooking classes and markets. But more than that, ensure that the country's gastronomic pleasures become part of your every day, instilling the heart and soul of a country into every bite.

Atlas Obscura cooking in Vietnam

Vietnam—Hanoi to Saigon

A Culinary Adventure

With partner Atlas Obscura, we've designed the ultimate foodie trip for "food adventurers" Experience the best of Vietnam's food, from the best street eats in the world to fine dining in elegant French villas, from the capital, Hanoi, to Saigon.

Marvel at Vietnam's astonishing landscapes, exploring fascinating cities and UNESCO World Heritage sites, and delighting to personal encounters along the way.

Making spirng rolls in a cooking class in Hoi An, Vietnam

Vietnam—Farm to Pho

Discover why Anthony Bourdain, and countless others, wax poetic about what we've saying since 1994—Vietnam is one of a short list of the world's top culinary destinations. This classic Vietnam culinary and foodie trip has been organized for over 20 years, featuring fabulous street eats, markets, farms, elegant dining, with chef introductions and hands-on cooking in the best destinations throughout the country.

Atlas Obscura cooking in Vietnam

Asia Culinary Trips

Japan, Thailand & China

With Atlas Obscura, the ultimate foodie trip for "food adventurers" Experience the best of Vietnam's food, from the best street eats in the world to fine dining in elegant French villas, from the capital, Hanoi, to Saigon.

Marvel at Vietnam's astonishing landscapes, exploring fascinating cities and UNESCO World Heritage sites, and delighting to personal encounters along the way.

Ramen chef in Tokyo, Japan

Culinary Capitals of Asia

A once-in-a-lifetime journey visiting Asia’s top culinary capitals. Take a sushi class with a Michelin-starred chef in Tokyo, explore the heart of kaiseki in Kyoto, master soup dumplings in Shanghai and perfect dim sum in Hong Kong.

Cook in Bangkok’s most iconic kitchen, meet the chefs behind renowned restaurants, and wander into legendary street food haunts. Building on two decades of culinary tours in Asia, this trip honors the people and places behind the cuisine, showcasing how the region’s best food is the ultimate expression of both the time and a place in each country visited.

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The Indochina Travel Difference in Vietnam


Asia Expert

Asia changes quickly and is, well, very different from trip planning to other places. Many of our travelers have never used a tour company before.


Experience

The first American tour operator in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia and to organize specialty adventure, family, arts, photography, and culinary trips.


Insider Travel

Toss the guidebook and discover the authentic, away from crowds, overlooked gems, immersive activities, and amazing encounters that provide real insight into places you visit.


Unique Experiences

Skip the boring, the unremarkable, and tourist traps. Thrill to unique insider experiences, fascinating people encounters, and activities that only we arrange.


Airlines

We provide full-service booking for your international flights, discounted and refundable, and arranging of all regional and in-country flights.


Only Private Trips

Access our decades of experience in the region on an entirely private custom trip, enjoying insider access, exceptional people, maximum flexibility, and activities few travelers experience.


Visas and More

Relax while we handle airlines, visas, and all other incedentals, including VIP immigration for your arrivals. Benefit from attentive local offices, experienced staff, and premier guides.


Culinary Delights

We organized the 1st culinary trips in Indochina. We plan and organize our dining from street eats to the finest formal. View one of our remarkable culinary trips.


Premier Guides

Experienced travelers know the guide makes the trip. Our guides are the most experienced and knowledgeable, typically with two decades in their position.


Value

Enjoy a private trip for what many companies charge for a group trip, all with equal or better quality guides, itinerary, and accommodation.


Trip of a Lifetime

Even the most jaded our travelers return thrilled about thier unique and unforgettable trips. Ask us for references and read our testimonials.


Peace of Mind

Take advantage of the services that premier travel agents use including meticulous private trip planning and attentive in-country offices and 24-hour staff allowing you to fully relax and enjoy your trip.

Ready to plan your culinary tour in Vietnam?

Call us at (628) 256-0093 or send us a message:

INDOCHINA Travel Company

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Phone: (628) 256-0093