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Luang Prabang: Evening Cooking Class & Local Baci Ceremony

1. Luang Prabang: Evening Cooking Class & Local Baci Ceremony

On this activity, you will learn how to make a traditional home-cooked Lao dinner, as well as attend a Baci ceremony to celebrate a special event, a marriage, a homecoming, a birth, or one of the annual festivals.  Begin by meeting your driver at the lobby of your hotel in Luang Prabang at 4:00 PM. Stop at the local food market to learn more about the fresh ingredients and herbs that local people use in their daily cooking. You will then learn how to cook 5 typical dishes using the local ingredients, before eating together with the locals in the traditional Lao style. After your dinner enjoy a show of traditional music performs by local musician in the Hmong traditional costume. As you listen to the music, admire the breathtaking views of the rice fields surrounding the building.  Then, you will witness a "Baci" ceremony, which is a local custom performed when a mother has recovered from childbirth, when a sick person has been cured, or when monks are entering the temple. The ceremony can take place any day of the week and all through the year, but preferably before noon or before sunset. After this final experience is finished, you will be transferred back to your hotel.

Luang Prabang: Private Sunset Cruise and Hot Pot Dinner

2. Luang Prabang: Private Sunset Cruise and Hot Pot Dinner

Enjoy the best views of Luang Prabang at sunset on a private cruise on the Mekong River. Experience a traditional tuk-tuk ride, sail along the Mekong, and enjoy a delicious hot pot dinner. After getting picked up from your hotel by tuk-tuk, head to the boat jetty behind the Royal Palace and set sail for a 2-hour cruise along the Mekong River. Listen to your local guide explain the history of the Mekong and its residents as you sail. Drinks and snacks are available to purchase. The cruise is timed to catch the sunset, so you can relax on the boat terrace and take in views of the sun setting behind Luang Prabang and Chompet. You can also have your photo taken by the guide. After dusk, return to land and hop back on the tuk-tuk for a quick drive to your dinner venue, Sin Dat Hot Pot and Barbecue Restaurant. Have fun cooking your own meal for dinner as the locals do before getting dropped off back at your hotel in the evening.

Luang Prabang: 4-Hour Vegetarian Food Tour on a Tuk-Tuk

3. Luang Prabang: 4-Hour Vegetarian Food Tour on a Tuk-Tuk

This is a 4-hour half-day afternoon tour that starts at 4PM and finishes at 8PM. It's the perfect tour for vegetarian and vegan travelers, but also for any other foodies who want to discover the country's food culture. During this tour you will try various vegetarian-friendly dishes at five different restaurants. Along the way you will enjoy a Laos local vegan salad, mango sticky rice with coconut, vegetarian Laos noodles, local coconut cakes, and a Laos sweet dessert. Try all of these dishes and get to know the country better with this food tour by vintage tuk-tuk.

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What people are saying about Luang Prabang

It was very good

Not only was the food they took me delicious, but they also dropped in at places I wanted to visit, such as temples and markets, and took lots of photos. I explained the history of the city and temples and spent a very meaningful time

Managed to get to know more about the local cuisine, daily habits and culture through this tour. Tour guide was really friendly and accommodating. Would recommend to our family and friends in future.

Local sweets, eating and drinking at street stalls! it was fun!