Cooking class in Laos

One-day itinerary: Tamarind Lao-Style Cooking Class

Country: Laos

1 Day

Luang Prabang, Laos: Enjoy learning the secrets of Lao cuisine in an early evening cooking class at the Tamarind Cooking School. You will have a hands-on opportunity to cook your own Lao feast, and will learn how to make the local staple-Lao sticky rice.

You will be instructed by the owners of Tamarind Restaurant in the lush and beautiful surroundings of their cooking center just outside of town. After you learn about local ingredients and preparation methods, you’ll cook your own version of these local dishes and sit to enjoy your well-deserved dinner.

Note: Journeys Within’s one-day itinerary ideas are some of our favorite one-day activities – many of which are exclusive to Journeys Within. We do not book these one-day itineraries by themselves, but only as part of a full tour package.

Two Day Itinerary: Awk Phansa and The Festival of Lights

Country: Laos

2 Days

05 Nov 17       Luang Prabang: Awk Phansa Festival This evening you will be picked up at your hotel by your guide and driver and taken into town. The festival of Awk Phansa marks the end of the three-month Buddhist Lent, Khao Phansaa, which commences at the full moon in July.  Khao Phansaa is considered to be a particularly auspicious time for Lao men to enter into monkhood. The three-month period of Buddhist Lent is falls during the wet season and …

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Plain of Jars in Laos

Discover Laos Tour

Country: Laos

14 Days | $3,515

In this two-week trip you will go beyond the main tourist attractions and see the hidden highlights of this amazing country. Enjoy a kayaking adventure through caves in stunning Vang Vieng, meet the people living and working on the Mekong River, enjoy the night market in Luang Prabang and visit the mysterious Plain of Jars. Laos is so often overlooked or added on at the end of a tour, but with more time this beautiful and peaceful country really comes to life and can truly be an amazing trip all on its own.

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Luang Prabang Laos tour

Classic Luang Prabang Tour

Country: Laos

5 Days | $1,220

This beautiful city nestled between the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers is a calm and fascinating place with Wats to explore, excursions up and down the Mekong, and serves great base for treks to the traditional, rural hill tribes of Laos. With its distinctive French air and quaint small village atmosphere, Luang Prabang is also a nice place to take a break from the hustle and bustle of Asia and relax with beautiful views and delicious food in character-filled cafes and bakeries.

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