Day-time Bamboo weaving & Cooking Classes

from 34,00

Get a taste of Laos’ craft and culinary culture during a workshop in Luang Prabang, the short duration of which proves ideal for time-pressed travelers. As well as learning to weave bamboo into a unique souvenir, you’ll master the basics of Laotian cuisine during a cooking class, which uses bamboo as the main ingredient.

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The Bamboo Experience, a rustic pavillion modelled on a traditional Lao house, perched in a picturesque setting next to rice fields.

  • An introduction to the importance of bamboo to Lao culture and to the use of bamboo in a diverse range of household items found in rural Lao dwellings.
  • A relaxing bamboo weaving activity, where you’ll weave a souvenir mat made from strips of the bamboo plant, using a technique which has been practises for centuries.
  • A fun, interactive cooking class, using the bamboo plant as a key ingredient; make dishes such as bamboo shoot soup, bamboo shoot steamed in banana leaf, and bamboo shoot dip and more.
  • A delicious meal (made by you), and photo opportunities of semi-rural Laos, from the relaxing pavilion terrace.

Stop At:

  • Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Centre, 125/10 Ban Saylom, Luang Prabang 0600 Laos

Sample Menu

Bamboo themed set menu:

  1. Bamboo soup
  2. Stuffed bamboo shoot with minced pork
  3. Fish wrap in banana leaf
  4. Stir-fried bamboo shoot with minced pork

and more…

Why you will love it

  • Combine Laotian cuisine with crafts during a workshop
  • A hands-on experience that’s perfect for families
  • Discover ingredients and dishes that you may never have heard of
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off are included

What to Expect

  • Lunch
  • Transfer

Additional information

Accessibility

Wheelchair Accessible

Diet

Regular Diet

Duration

Half Day

Language

English

Size

Small Group