Cooking class in Luang Prabang

Lao Cooking Class

An insightful and deeply enveloping dining experience, the Lao Cooking class by Sofitel Luang Prabang is a four-course exploration into one of the most important aspects of Laotian culture. Led by our talented chefs, who have cultivated their deep understanding of Lao cuisine, as well as the rich culture that gave birth to it, you will be offered a masterfully designed crash course to cover the essentials of traditional Lao cooking.




The Laos cooking class will be initiated by facing the ever-increasing warmth of sunrise with a group visit to the Luang Prabang market. Immerse yourself with the bustling morning crowds, sights and scents of locally sourced food, presented by the colourful vendors of Lao people.


After the ingredients are selected, you will transition into a hands-on and expertly-led flow state of cooking, with all questions answered and displays of personal curiosity addressed by our chef. The experience will culminate with a scrumptious breakfast, defined by your personal touch and served in the serene setting of the Governor’s Grill restaurant.


Your Laos Cooking Class experience will stay with you with an official cooking class completion certificate accompanied by a recipe book that contains easy instructions for all your favourite dishes. You’ll find that the cultural context and hands-on experience from our Lao Cooking Class at Sofitel Luang Prabang will enable the smooth execution and remembrance of your time in Laos in the comfort of your own home.


We are delighted to accommodate children over the age of 6 to join you on this creatively stimulating and endlessly fun way to understand Laos. Please let us know regarding any and all young additions and we will make your family visit to Luang Prabang truly memorable.


Half-day class: 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM followed by lunch including soft drinks


Join Group: USD 85++ net per person excluding the morning market visitation (Starts at 10 am)

Private Group: USD 150++ net per person including the visit to the morning market (Starts at 8 am)

Private Group: USD 230++ net per person at Kuang Si Waterfall (Starts at 10 am)


*48 hours advance booking is required

*All prices are in US Dollars, inclusive of a 10% service charge and 10% tax

*Terms & Conditions Apply



Where Heritage Meets Experience

Choose to stay with us and unlock a world of unique experiences. Wander through the ancient streets, where time seems to stand still, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of culture that surrounds you. Savor traditional Laotian cuisine in our renowned restaurant, where flavors burst with authenticity.



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