Gain some insight on the Laos gastronomic culture from a skilled chef where you will learn about the ingredients utilized in Lao cuisine!
Immerse yourself in the Lao gastronomy culture by venturing to the local market during the early hours of the morning as the locals, where you will see the vendors setting up their stalls to present their goods. Exploring the fresh market is the best way to arouse your senses with the sights and smell of fresh produce and the sound of barter from the vendors and customers in the air. You will be guided by an expert chef who is skilled at picking the freshest ingredients that will surely fire your taste buds. The market is one of Vientiane’s largest market selling fresh food where you will be greeted with a strong smell of fresh herbs and spices wafting in the air. Stroll pass rows of stall selling an abundance of fresh produce, which includes meat, herbs, spices and many more.
Explore the market with your guide that will be leading the way through the market that is packed to shoulders. Catch the sights of the local Lao exchanging cash for their goods and feel the bustling atmosphere of the market as you hear the chatters from the people in the market lingering in the air. Get to know about the importance of rice in Lao cuisine from the skilled guide as you traverse through the market and stumble upon a wide variety of rice-based delicacies, which predominantly is the Khao Neow, also known as the sticky rice.
Take the opportunity to sample a wide range of local treats that will surely stimulate your taste buds. After a tiring visit to the market, you will delight yourself with the delicious coffee and local treats from a local family run cafe that is not generally known by other travellers. Sip on the delicious coffee and relax in the serene atmosphere of the cafe.
Cancellation within 4 days prior to the tour date: 100% of total package payment incurred.