Discover Thailand's cuisine at a Chiang Mai cooking school.

Travel to Thailand and discover the secrets of Thai cuisine on this amazing gastronomic adventure in Chiang Mai. Tour the local market and learn about lemongrass, lime, basil, coriander and a bevy of fragrant ingredients that make Thailand's food so delicious. Grab a mortar and pestle to make your own curry pastes. Chop, sizzle, stir and master the art of traditional local favourites. Celebrate your new skills with a feast. This is the ultimate way to discover the delicate flavours and age-old techniques that make Thai cuisine so tantalising.

Chiang Mai, Thailand
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Short Breaks
Physical rating
Cultural rating
Min 5
Group size
Min 1, Max 12
Carbon offset
46kg pp per trip


  • Master the art of Thai cuisine
  • Shop at Chiang Mai's markets for fresh produce
  • Savour the smell of Thailand's fresh spices
  • Discover the secret to perfect curry pastes
  • Prepare a khantohk meal
  • Feast on the fruits of your labour
  • Experience the cosmopolitan charm of Chiang Mai


Start the day with a visit to a local food market to learn about the wealth of ingredients used in Thai cuisine. After picking up supplies of fresh-picked herbs and vegetables, head to an interactive classroom to learn the secrets of Thai cooking. Be introduced to essential local ingredients and learn how to store and prepare them. Pick up a mortar and pestle to make traditional Thai pastes and master the art of preparing a khantohk feast. The course covers all the favourites, including pad thai, while introducing participants to a number of lesser-known but equally delicious dishes. A cooking demonstration is followed by a tasty lunch of all the day's creations. The evening is then free to explore the other riches Chiang Mai has to offer.
There's time for some last-minute shopping, a stroll through some of the fascinating temples or perhaps a traditional Thai massage.
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1 breakfast, 1 lunch
Private vehicle
Hotel (1 night)
Included activities
  • One day Thai cooking course (includes visit to local food market)


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Important notes

1. This is a join-in trip, so if other travellers have booked on the same date you will share included activities.
2. This trip starts on Day 1 at 9am

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