Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

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Tour description

Learn how to cook Thai and Akha dishes during your holiday in Chiang Mai with our master chef, a native Akha people. You will learn some unique cooking style and dishes, plus the history and culture of this ethnicity. Light refreshments, tour to local market (for morning class) and hotel transfer is included.

Join our cooking class run by Akha people who were born and raised in Thailand. We love Thai food just as much as you, so we would like to invite you to experience Akha food and Akha culture. Our chef will share some unique cooking style during the lesson as well as introducing fresh raw ingredients used by Akha people.During the cooking class, you will have the opportunity to learn and cook 11 dishes: 2 appetizer dishes, 2 desserts, stir fried dish, soup, curry paste and curry. Special Akha’s dishes are Sapi Thong (tomato dipping sauce), Akha Salad and Akha Soup.On the morning tour your chef will take you to a local market to see the real lifestyle of people in Thailand or for the evening tour, enjoy your dinner from all the food you made in a nice evening atmosphere. Our driver will transfer you back to your hotel after the class with a complimentary cooking recipe book.

What's included

  • 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)

What's not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Family friendly
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide