+84) 906 406 840 thebasketboat@gmail.com

Morning: 09:00 – 13:30   &   Afternoon: 14:00 – 19:00

Price: 850.000 vnd/person


Hoi An is one of the most famous food lover’s destination with many local specialties. Taking part in a cooking class is not only a fun activity but also offers great insight into local culinary culture. In addition to learning awesome recipes, you get to make delicious food and memories to last a lifetime. The Basket Boat Cafe is a wonderful choice for this experience.

Itinerary: approximately 5 hours


09:00 We’ll pick you up from your accommodation and drive you to The Basket Boat Cafe where you will enjoy a welcome drink on your arrival, We will share our local stories about the Coconut Plam Village and the basket boat ride to prepare you for your trip.

09:45 Here we’ll take you on a scenic basket boat ride, exploring the Bay Mau water coconut palm forest, an ecological and historical location in Hoi An. You will have chance to join some activities of a fishing village like spinning the basket boat, throwing a fishing net and if your lucky you will catch fish or crab to cook when you arrive back at the cafe. Mixed with some traditional singing along the river, this will be an experience for the memories

10:45 Back to The Basket Boat Cafe, where we all put our chefs hats on and aprons and get ready to prepare your own dishes using authentic Vietnamese recipes.

12:30 Enjoy your lunch/dinner (with the courses you have learned & assisted by our head Chef) at our lovely location. Surounded by wildlife along the river and watching the local fisherman trying to net some fish, as you dine on your very own scrumptious food. We present you with a certificate as well as your very own recipes.

13:30 Tour ends with a transfer back to your hotel


  Suggested menu is flexible upon customers request.
  Vegetarian menu options are available, please feel free to contact us.
    Fresh spring rolls with prawns, vegetables and local herbs, rolled in rice paper
    Marinated beef salad with green mango, papaya, and a sweet and sour sauce
    Choose 1 extra dish of your choice (included in the price), or add more if you wish (extra charge per dish).
1. Grilled red snapper or chicken in banana leaf with local seasoning on the bbq
2. Fried My Quang rice noodle with vietnamese marinated pork
3. Pho, stock, beef herbs, vegetables and rice noodles




Good English speaking guide

The transfer (pick up & drop off) only in Hoi An.

Entrance fee tickets

Welcome drinks


Children from 6 to 12 years old are half price

Minimum for 2 people

Maximum on request

Reservation in advance is essential

Please contact us via :


Whatsapp: (+84) 706 666 713

E-mail: thebasketboat@gmail.com

Address: Block 2, Van Lang Hamlet, Cam Thanh Village, Hoi An City, Quang Nam Province