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Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai provided by Thai Akha Cooking School

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Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

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The best way to get to know a country’s culture is through its food. Delve deeper into Thai cuisine, and the culture of the Akha hill tribe, during a cooking class in Chiang Mai, which proves perfect for food lovers and first-time visitors. As well as learning to master traditional dishes, you’ll get a glimpse of local life at a fresh food market.
  • Learn more about a hill tribe in Thailand during a cooking class
  • Use equipment you may not have at home
  • Discover unfamiliar ingredients during a market tour
  • Prepare 11 different dishes sure to suit every taste
Important Information
Departure Point
14/10 Rat Chiang Saen 2 Ko. Alley, Tambon Hai Ya, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Local market tour (only for morning class)
  • Individual cooking station
  • Akha Hill Tribe coffee
  • Full color cook book
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only within 3 km from city area)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Visitor are welcome
  • Come with empty stomach
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Robert E wrote a review Jun 2020
1 contribution
This was simply a lot of fun. It was perfectly organized, easy for beginners and experienced cooks, great guidance as we were led through the purchase at the market and the preparation of several dishes, and an introduction to the food as well as local culture. We left with
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Date of experience: January 2020
Mrs. Perez wrote a review Jun 2020
Lehigh Acres, Florida110 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I were very excited for this cooking class. And wow it really did not disappoint! We learned so much from our instructor and the food was delicious. They have everything prepared for you, and will take their time to teach you some tips and tricks.They are also
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loisrust wrote a review May 2020
Kalamazoo, Michigan7 contributions
I took a class at Thai Akha Cooking School the last time I was in Thailand, and it was one of the best experiences I had in Chiang Mai. We toured a local market and got to sample some of the fresh fruits and learn about how various ingredients are used in Thai cooking. The
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Date of experience: June 2019
Rachel A wrote a review May 2020
1 contribution
My friend and I tried this cooking experience and were NOT disappointed. They picked us up from our hostel and brought us right to the kitchen. Our teacher was absolutely hysterical, engaging, and a great teacher! It was very organized - every participant had their own tools and
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Date of experience: May 2020
Megan wrote a review Apr 2020
Denver, Colorado5 contributions
My husband and I did the evening cooking class back in January 2020 and it was absolutely amazing!! We cooked or helped the instructor make about 12 dishes and they were all delicious! We had fun while cooking and got to know the other participants and the instructor. We were
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Date of experience: February 2020
Response from NitiM26, General Manager at Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai
Responded 3 May 2020
Dear RVtraveler5 Thank you for your feedback. We will take your advice and make sure our instructor do better. Thanks for the review and the support to our cooking school. Stay safe!
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By: Thai Akha Cooking School
Great Place
Amazing cooking school experience!! Super friendly owner and a very intersting and educating insight in the Thai cu
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Best cooking class ever!
I wish we could do long distance cooking classes now that I am back at home. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience.
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What a wonderful experience
I had the best time at the Thai Akha Cooking School. the class wasn't too big, the teaching style was fun and inter
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Amazing culinary experience in Chiang Mai
If you're ever in Chiang Mai and looking for an authentic and thoughtful culinary experience, this is it! The teach
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Amazing experience. Must-do activity!
This class was a highlight on our families trip to Thailand. The food was amazing, totally from scratch, and 100% h
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Phenomenal Experience
I attended a class at Thai Akha Cooking School the last time I was in Thailand, and it was truly one of the best ex
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My favorite part of the trip!
It was such a fun time and I've used the recipies somewhat frequently since! Really awesome experience that I would
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Very Good
It was a very nice day with a lot of laugh and learnings. Really pleasant experience doing with care and knowledge
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One of my favorite Thai experiences !
I loved this class so much I went twice! The entire experience was educational, enjoyable and so tasty! The school
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Michelle S
Awesome evening!
I spent the evening in a friendly environment at a clean work station learning to cook several delicious Thai meals
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Fun and informative class, a special memory from our trip!
We very much enjoyed this class as a group. The history of the cuisine our teacher provided (including the informat
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Great Experience!
We had an amazing experience cooking with the Thai Akha Cooking School. Great from start to finish. Entertaining &
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Nice cooking
Very nice cooking class! Enjoyed it a lot, good food, we had a lot of fun. Learned a lot and got a very good cookin
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Best cooking course ever
I've done a few cooking courses both in my home country and while on vacation and I have to say, the Akha cooking c
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nice trip , very good tutorial class, good traffic arrangements, learn how to make thai style food in a comfortabl
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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