What to do in Tam Coc?
Situated in the heart of a serene, tranquil, preserved environment, Tam Coc Garden is an ideal place to soak up the local culture by learning, from local inhabitants, many traditional trades of Ninh Binh province.
Picnic in nature
An experience you would not have chance to get elsewhere, is promised to be truly unique. No matter how many people you are (a couple, a group of friends or a family), the service will be well designed just for you!
Local dance performances and Folk games
Fruitful results from our sustainable tourism project: Folk dance club of Hai Nham village have led to a special performance dedicated to musical & cultural amateurs seeking for authenticity.
Cooking class 1 | Concoct your own dishes in the kitchenette
Tam Coc Garden is proud to be able to offer you the amazing opportunity to learn the art of authentic Vietnamese cooking. Join our cooking class and you will learn all the necessary skills, tips and secret recipes from our Chef to prepare for desserts, main dishes, appetizers. In our private
Cooking Class 2 | Harvest fresh vegetable in the garden to make healthy food
Location: In the garden & In the kitchenette Duration: 90 minutes Price upon request The secret of transforming easy dishes into extraordinary meals? Fresh herbs. Let’s visit our organic garden where you have a chance to discover tons of different plants being grown by the local gardeners: lettuce, perilla, chilli, cucumber, sweet
Cooking class 3 | Gather fresh ingredients from the local to make tasty dishes
Location: From the Neighbor/Market to the Kitchenette Duration: 1 hour & minutes Price upon request We start this cooking class by visiting the local people which is also our neighbor where you could buy the fresh ingredients on site.
"Bỏng" making class (Vietnamese pop-corn)
"Bỏng" is a special snack for the children of the country regions of the Vietnam. It’s special because it is seldom sold in the market. After every harvest, the kids pick up grain scattered in fields and make them blow by the machine to cultivate in the village. The kids gather several ingredients to have a better mixture, which is not only for tasting but also by pure inventive enthusiasm of childhood.
Traditional Embroidery Class
According to local legend, embroidery was practiced by the local inhabitants for thousands of years when the Tran Kings arrived in the region of NinhBinh (1225 -1400).Queen Tran Thi Dung gave embroidery lessons to local villagers so that they could make embroidery products for royal families or for decoration of temples, pagodas and communal houses. Since then, embroidery continues to be handed down from generation to generation.
Bamboo Baskets Weaving Class
The bamboo trees are always considered to be friends of the Vietnamese people in general and farmers in particular. During years, every Vietnamese village was specialized in the manufacture of home accessories like beds, tables but especially baskets or hampers. Many villages of basketry were born little by little across the country. It was one time when these products were really predominant on markets.
Kite making class
In Vietnam, the kite is not only a folk game for children during the summer, but also a traditional art. Each year, after the rainy season, a lot of kite competitions are held throughout the country. These competitions express the desire of Vietnamese peasants to have good weather and good harvests.
Fishing is a very popular sport and also popular entertainment in the world. With a fishing rob and a little patience, you can practice anywhere, from small ponds to huge seas. Enjoy a stay in Tam Coc Garden, chance to play the role of a Vietnamese peasant who handle easy his bamboo fishing rob on the edge of the shady ponds while listening to the wind, the whisper of leaves, the light wag of fish under water... Y
Sampan rowing class
Once visit Ninh Binh, the travellers are often impressed by not only the majestic beauty of “Halong Bay in land”, but also the friendly local sampan rowers there. If you wonder how they can use their feet to drive sampans through the narrow caves, let us help you to discover it. The local inhabitants, with their traditional sampans and their oars swaying under the shade of the eucalyptus
Making Chung cake Class
To celebrate the Lunar New Year, Vietnamese gather with their family member, decorate their house and prepare for special traditional dishes. A few days before Tet, the Vietnamese family member often cooks Banh Chung, which is the essential food and culinary symbol of the Vietnamese New Year. It has a difference recipe from others region and family. This is the tradit
Candied Coconut Ribbons making Class
Mut Tet (Tet candied) is not a food to serve in a meal during Tet holiday, but more like a snack to welcome guests in this special period. Mut is always kept in beautiful boxes and placed at the table in the living room, and it is the main food for the owners and guests to taste when they’re talking, enjoyed over a cup of tea. This once-in-year mix of snack is very large in variety, with