Bamboo Experience

Half Day

  Luang Prabang

Half Day

Bamboo Experience

  Luang Prabang

Discover everything there is to know about bamboo with this hands-on, half-day excursion from Luang Prabang. Learn basic techniques of bamboo crafting, understand its importance in Laos culture and cook a succulent meal based on – that’s right – bamboo! This immersive experience provides unique insight into the rural culture and is a fun way to get to know the friendly locals. 

Tour Highlights

  • Enter the world of bamboo and explore the versatility of the plant
  • Learn the traditional technique of bamboo weaving and the importance of the plant in Lao culture
  • Help cook a delicious meal using bamboo and enjoy freshly prepared dishes with a local family

Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Return air-conditioned transfer
  • Drinking Water
  • Lunch or Dinner as mentioned in itinerary

ITINERARY

DAY 1

Bamboo Experience

DAY 1 - Bamboo Experience

Explore the many ways to use the ubiquitous bamboo plant with this interesting half-day experience in Northern Laos. Travel to the Bamboo Experience Centre, a local family-run business on the outskirts of Luang Prabang. This facility aims to preserve local culture and traditions whilst promoting responsible tourism through unique experiences.


Amidst lush rice fields and verdant hills, be welcomed by the friendly family. Start the experience with a hands-on bamboo weaving workshop; create a personal souvenir using this traditional handicraft that has been passed down for generations.


Understand the importance of the plant in Laos culture before taking part in an interactive cooking class, preparing tasty dishes with bamboo. Get comfortable on the bamboo mats and indulge in the freshly prepared meal – Laotian-style – whilst soaking up the tranquil atmosphere of the serene countryside.


The journey into the world of bamboo is rounded off with a show by a local Hmong group who will perform traditional songs and dances, using bamboo instruments and utensils.


On the way back to the hotel, reflect on this fun and immersive experience, which not only provides invaluable insights into the culture of rural Laos but illuminates the incredible versatility of the bamboo plant.

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