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Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai provided by Thai Akha Cooking School

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Thai and Akha Cooking Class in Chiang Mai

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 08/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 08/30/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The best way to get to know a country’s culture is through its food. Delve deeper into Thai cuisine, and the culture of the Akha hill tribe, during a cooking class in Chiang Mai, which proves perfect for food lovers and first-time visitors. As well as learning to master traditional dishes, you’ll get a glimpse of local life at a fresh food market.
  • Learn more about a hill tribe in Thailand during a cooking class
  • Use equipment you may not have at home
  • Discover unfamiliar ingredients during a market tour
  • Prepare 11 different dishes sure to suit every taste
Important Information
Departure Point
14/10 Rat Chiang Saen 2 Ko. Alley, Tambon Hai Ya, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50100, Thailand
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 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)
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Visitor are welcome
  • Come with empty stomach
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Abigail D wrote a review Sep 15
3 contributions
My family and I really enjoyed our cooking class with Thai Akha cooking school! The lessons were taught thoroughly and it was very fun and engaging! Thai Akha sent us home with small spice kits to cook at home and I finally used mine. I made an absolutely fantastic curry that I
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Date of experience: October 2019
icedlemoncake wrote a review Sep 1
Irvine, California25 contributions3 helpful votes
This was a really fun activity to do while in Chiang Mai. The staff knew a lot and provided thorough information on the ingredients, cooking processes, and so forth. They were also incredibly friendly. I went by myself and had a great time. I was hesitant to book a cooking class
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Vu N wrote a review Aug 2020
Burnaby, Canada4 contributions
My boyfriend and I took this class back in November 2019, after watch a video on YouTube about Thai Akha Cooking School. It was better than we could imagine. Amazing people, kind, knowledgeable and very accomedating. From the pickup, to the trip to the market, cooking each dish
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Date of experience: November 2019
madthompso wrote a review Aug 2020
Schroon Lake, New York67 contributions34 helpful votes
This was such a fabulous day in Chiang Mai. I'm not much of a cook but I thought my husband would enjoy it. Turns out both of us thought this was one of the highlights of our 30 day Asian trip. We went to the morning class which included a trip to the market. The class was
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Date of experience: September 2019
kate812018 wrote a review Jul 2020
Leicestershire, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
My husband and I were lucky enough to go to a Thai Akha Cooking School class back in March (pre lockdown) and it was the best experience! Our teacher Martha was wonderful and the food was so good! Definitely go with an empty tummy as there is so much to try. The passion for food
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Thai Akha Cooking School
Amazing Experience
Many of us feel stymied or frustrated by not being able to travel. Niti's cooking class allowed us to share in her
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Cheryl W
Knowledgeable, well-planned instruction--plus yummy dishes!
I took a small group online cooking class with Niti at Thai-Akha Cooking School and it was really well thought out
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Dave N
Loved this experience last year. Highly recommend and lovely hosts.
While travelling SEA this was a highlight in Chiang Mai. Great people and great food will try to visit again when b
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Incredible experience!! Must do!!
I did an online cooking class and couldn’t been better! The teacher was very clear and friendly, she explained ever
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Overall a great experience !
I loved everything about the the experience. The instructions were easy to follow and the instructor was very patie
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Amazing and delicious cooking experience!
Akha Cooking School is the best place to learn how to learn Thai cousine in a cultural, funny and very nice environ
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Amanda T
Professional, educational, and a total blast!
Our host was wonderfully warm and hospitable, and took care of every need, always a step ahead of us. Not only that
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Thai Cooking
My kids and I had a wonderful experience at Thai Akha Cooking School. The instructor was clear and firm, we easily
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Svevo M
Online Private Cooking Class - Cooking Khao Soi
Nice Online Cooking Experience. Easy to follow up thanks to the patient of the teacher. I will repeat again next ti
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Thai Akha Kitchen is Wonderful!
Niti speaks wonderful English, and is very skilled at giving instructions to even those of us who have zero culinar
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4th Cooking School
Thai Akha Cooking School was another great experience in Chiang Mai. The instructor and his assistant were so accom
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Danie S
Oh my, there is so much to say about the online cooking course. It was a wonderful hands on experience through the
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Great fun and good food.
We loved going first on a shopping trip to the local market for the ingredients we would be using for our cooking l
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Heather A
You too can make Khao Soi!
Khao Soi is my favorite Thai dish, but I was never brave enough to try to make it myself. Doing it online with step
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Best place for learning how to make Thai food!
Thanks to Thai Akha kitchen. I’m so glad I did the online khao Soi course. It was easy and fun. What I love the mos
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Key Details
  • Duration: 6h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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