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Laos Cooking Class

Discover Laos' incredible cuisine in the best way: learn to cook typical delicacies with fresh local ingredients, and then taste everything you've made! 

Fresh fruits in a market in Luang Prabang
Typical street food stall in Luang Prabang

Laos Cooking Class: what to expect?

Having been picked up from your accommodation at the scheduled time, you'll begin your foodie adventure of Luang Prabang. If you've chosen the morning activity, the first part of your experience will be a visit to Phousi Market, the largest food market in the city. Mix with the locals and discover the most typical ingredients used in Laotian cooking as you explore the different food stalls.

It will then be time to head to the Cooking School for the main part of your activity. Here, you'll combine fresh local produce to make a complete menu of the most popular dishes in Laos' gastronomy.

  • Different "jeow": Laos' spicy dipping sauces.
  • Mok pa: a dish of steamed fish wrapped in banana leaves.
  • Tamarind’s speciality: lemongrass stuffed with chicken & herbs
  • Laap/koy: a salad with minced meat and herbs.
  • Dessert will be a surprise!

 

You'll also learn the secret to cooking - and eating - sticky rice according to tradition.

After cooking up a storm, you'll sit down and indulge in your delicious creations. While you eat, your chef will share interesting facts about the culinary history and traditions of Laos. You'll soon be expert cooks in Laotian cuisine - what better souvenir to bring back home?

Are you vegetarian?

Not to worry! You'll have the opportunity to cook your own version of the menu, leaving out the foods you don't eat.

Important information

  • The visit to Phousi Market is only included in the morning cooking class option. The afternoon class does not visit a market, just including the cooking lesson and meal.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Price

Adults Children between 5 and 8 years old Children under 5 years old
Cooking class
US$ 48
US$ 24
Free

Cooking class

  • Adults

    US$ 48
  • Children between 5 and 8 years old

    US$ 24
  • Children under 5 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

5 hours - 6 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

English speaking guide.

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport.

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 8 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.

Accessibility

No, not advisable for people with reduced mobility.

Pet-friendly?

No.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 48
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 5 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 5 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.