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The Bamboo Experience

Closed Now: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An amazing afternoon!

We had a wonderful time with the team at The Bamboo Experience. The best thing we did in Luang... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amy_dunning
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Fun activities and happy experiences

Had an enjoyable half-day over at Bamboo Experience. Timely pick-up and we were transported to a... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
SereneC136
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The Bamboo Experience is a local family run workshop where you will discover Lao culture through bamboo products, activities & Lao foods using bamboo shoot as main ingredients. You will also be connected with our local community to learn about their...more
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Inside Nasang village, near Luang Prabang Television office, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time with the team at The Bamboo Experience. The best thing we did in Luang Prabang. A must for everyone!! We were picked up by Somsay (the founder of the experience) who was wonderful friendly and extremely kind. His English is...More

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Somsay A, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Amy and Simon, Thank you for visiting our family the other day, it was great to meet you guys and the great chat. Also thanks for your review :) Best wishes, Somsay and family

Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Had an enjoyable half-day over at Bamboo Experience. Timely pick-up and we were transported to a tranquil estate of greenery. Good introduction of various bamboo tools and usage. Along with hands on experience of various activities. Ended the session with bamboo dishes inspired lunch.

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Spent a.evening here as part of a tour of the Far East, and it was amazing! We arrived about 17.30, and our guide said that we would be back in town by 20.30. WRONG! More like 23.30, we had so much fun! We learnt all...More

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Somsay A, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Dear Wendy, thank you very much for your review - we're really appreciated your thought about our experience. Best wishes, Somsay and team

Reviewed June 2, 2018

If you stay in Luang Prabang, don’t miss this experience. You can learn Lao culture and try to cook traditional food. The bamboo craft workshop is an option. However, it’s worth while doing. People are very nice, kind and friendly. The food is special. You...More

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Somsay A, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Thank you so much for your review Satoshi, nice meeting you twice at The Bamboo Experience. Best wishes, Somsay and team

Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my time at the bamboo experience however my only disappointment was being the only one doing it! I am a solo traveller and booked this with the assumption that I would be part of a bigger group but unfortunately that wasn’t the...More

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Reviewed April 16, 2018

The Bamboo Experience... what an experience! Having spent 2 years in Southeast and East Asia, I've seen bamboo used at different occasions indeed, in real life and in museums, but never had I realized bamboo could be used in SO many ways. The half a...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018

We went to The Bamboo Experience yesterday. 2 adults, and 3 children (9 years old). We had a total blast! It was such an amazing cultural experience and we all learned so much while having fun at the same time. The staff was very kind...More

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

This was my second trip to the Bamboo Experience, and every bit as fun as the first. We went on the half-day experience, and were charmed by the young fellow who explained the uses of various bamboo products--the experience heightened because he had used many...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

In such a short time I have managed to learn a lot about Lao traditions, culture and way of life. We saw how to use bamboo and even made small souvenirs to bring back home. We had a lovely lunch prepared in front of us....More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

The guides, who spoke excellent English, provided many insights into Lao culture and traditions, including all the many household, hunting, musical, and entertaining items made from bamboo. The guides were charming and had many entertaining anecdotes about village life. In addition to learning about making...More

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