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Delve into Thailand’s culinary culture with a fun, family-run cooking class. Start the day with a visit to one of Chiang Mai’s fresh markets to discover the array of herbs and spices. Then join a local chef in the kitchen to prepare delicious meal of traditional dishes.

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Pantawan Cooking Class - Half Day

Meals MEALS [ L | D ]


You will be picked up at either 09:00 or 15:30. Uncover the secrets behind Thailand’s famous dishes at the Pantawan Cooking School. Travel south of the city centre to a traditional teakwood house to meet with a local chef. After a short introduction on the day’s activities, head out to a nearby fresh market.

Browse the stalls at this a colourful and lively market. See exotic herbs and spices and learn about their uses. During the visit, the chef will introduce local vendors and explain about Thailand’s food culture.

Armed with a basic knowledge of Thai cuisine and its ingredients, return to Pantawan and start cooking! Chop vegetables, stir up spicy sauces and fry up sizzling dishes. Throughout the course the chef will share his personal story and offer tips and hints for preparing these same dishes back at home.

When everything is ready, sit down and enjoy the delicious fresh dishes. Savour the delicate flavours of home-cooked Thai cuisine, enjoying the results of the day’s activities. Return to the hotel with a full belly and a better understanding of Chiang Mai’s foodie culture. (L or D)


Our Services include:

  • Transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Join-in cooking class
  • Cooking instruction in English
  • Pantawan cook book
  • Welcome drink
  • Cooking apron to keep
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits
  • Lunch or dinner
  • Tips for driver
  • Drinking water during the transfer

Our Services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips for guide, travel insurance

- Private transfers between your hotel and Pantawan Cooking School, but join-in cooking activity.

- Cooking instruction in English (French speaking will be available upon request).

- 12 cooking stations in total. (Recommend 1 pax per station; however shared stations are possible as each station has two burners)

- Children are charged as adult price

- Minimum 2 pax up

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