Experience a smorgasbord of Laos Food the most authentic way there is
Try Lao Homemade Yoghurt at the Local Xaoban Yoghurt Factory
All the food mentioned in the description
A Beer Lao at the end
English Speaking Guide
Pickup, dropoff and all transport in between via tuktuk
Not Inclusive of:
Tips & Gratuities
Other additional purchases
$US 75.00per guest
2 - 8 guests
Cancellation Policy: Moderate
Full refund available for cancellations made up to 24 hours prior to booking start time.
More About This Experience
Do you eat your way through life? Us too! Tuk Tuk Safari loves food and Vientiane is a foodie's paradise just waiting to be devoured. This gourmet safari visits local restaurants, hole-in-the-wall eateries, markets, factories and outdoor kitchens ? so you can sample a smorgasbord of authentic and modern Lao food.
We'll start the tour by helping to make and then tasting kao larm, the delicious traditional dessert of sticky rice and coconut roasted in bamboo tubes. Then you'll visit a local fresh food market to check out the amazing diversity of Lao food, and stop for a while in the market for a traditional Lao coffee.
For lunch we visit the most popular kao piak shop in town. Kao piak is a traditional Lao breakfast or lunch soup made with a fragrant broth and thick handmade rice flour noodles. Have a peek in the kitchen and watch the frenetic preparation for the lunchtime rush! The restaurant also has a tham mak houng (green papaya salad) stall where you'll learn how to make papaya salad just the way you like it. Then sit down and enjoy your lunch with the locals!
After lunch, visit the Xaoban Homemade Yoghurt factory, where you'll sample a range of their wares and see how Xaoban products are made with fresh organic ingredients, and get an idea of the challenges for food production in Laos. Finish off with a BeerLao and some deep fried bugs at a popular beer bar on the Mekong.
This tour includes tasting a variety of foods generally including meat and fish. We will try our best to accommodate vegetarians however we cannot guarantee that vegetarian options will be available for all activities.
You'll need to bring sunscreen and a hat. Please wear comfortable clothes suitable for travelling in a tuk tuk.
Tour runs from 8.30am to approx 2.30pm. Pick up and drop off at your accommodation. Please be ready at the front of your hotel at 8.30am sharp for pick up.
The tour can be run any day from Monday to Saturday depending on availability. Tour does not run on Sundays. A minimum of one full days notice (24 hours) is required to set up this tour, due to the nature of the activities involved. Please provide as much notice as possible for your trip. This tour may be cancelled or altered up to one full day (24 hours) before departure time. Full payment will be required for any cancellation less than 24 hours before this time.
$7ຸ0 USD (600,000 kip) per person
$45 USD (360,000 kip) per person for children 12 years and under (Please use the add-on section for child bookings)
The price includes all transport by tuk tuk, all activities, water, English speaking guide, snacks and lunch. It does not include any additional drinks or food purchased and no unplanned stops are possible.
Wear comfortable clothes suitable for travelling in a tuk tuk.
Unplanned stops are not possible
Free pick-up & drop-off is provided for this experience, enter your pickup location during check-out.
Husband and wife team, Ere and Peta founded Tuk Tuk Safari to help visitors get the most out of their time in Vientiane. They love living in Laos and have a passion for showcasing the secret attractions that Vienti...