Take an opportunity to learn about northern Thai cuisine the unique way. Start off the tour of the local family’s house and harvest produce at their garden. Learn of the traditional techniques of northern Thai dishes before setting the prepared meal in a ‘kantoke’ set dining table. It’s an intimate cooking experience that touches the heart and tastebuds!
Intimate Cooking and Dining Cultural Experience - Full Day
You will be picked up at 09:00. Be prepared to immerse in local culture and get a real taste of Thai life as the luxury VIP van will drive through the less touristy areas of Chiang Mai.
First, it’s important to dress like a local, so go for ’mor-hom’ which is a type of traditional clothing that locals from the north of Thailand wear regularly. Then venture out of the city centre to the local district of Hang Dong to meet Mr. Prapat and his family. The hosts will provide a warm welcome into their home.
After the meet and greet, Mr. Prapat will give a tour of the property featuring local architectural styles. There may be an opportunity to witness basket weaving, a handmade process that has remained unchanged for centuries.
Next up is a visit to Mr. Prapat’s garden to browse his vibrant array of produce. Select some fresh ingredients, grab an apron and head inside to begin the interactive cooking experience. The family will share their recipes and demonstrate the traditional techniques needed to prepare delicious northern Thai dishes. Share stories of food and family while cooking lunch. The dining table will be nicely set up in northern ‘kantoke’ style, ready for sharing a tasty meal with the local family.
The afternoon is free to explore the neighborhood. Capture scenes of daily life and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of this local area.
Towards the end of the day, say farewell to Mr. Prapat and his family and return to Chiang Mai. (L)
- Recommended group of 1-6 persons only. Private tour only.
- In case of other private groups booking the tour on the same day, the presentation part, conducted upon arrival by Mr. Prapat, bout the family, the house, Thai tradition and culture, and the walk through the garden, will be join-in. But the cooking experience with the family, also the dining, will be private.
- This is not a commercial cooking class. This is a fun cooking experience with a local family.
- Children between 2 and 11 years at the time of travel will receive a 15% discount.
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