Discover Laos' incredible cuisine in the best way: learn to cook typical delicacies with fresh local ingredients, and then taste everything you've made!
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.
- 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.
|Adults||Children between 5 and 8 years old||Children under 5 years old|
Children between 5 and 8 years oldUS$ 24
Children under 5 years oldFree
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Luang Prabang).
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
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.
No (not advisable for people with reduced mobility).