There is no better way to understand Lao culture than through the medium of Lao food. Join us on this culinary exploration of Lao food and insight into Lao culture. Better still, follow this up by visiting an enjoying a traditional Lao meal.
Lao food is absolutely delicious, and a must try when visiting Laos Introducing Lao food is just a starting point, follow your taste buds for more. From sticky rice and laab, to crickets and spicy dips, there's a lot of taste waiting to be discovered!
Laos is a foodie’s paradise, especially for those looking to add an experiential flavour into the mix. Ever had a yearning to milk a buffalo, plant rice in paddy fields or to harvest your own coffee beans while learning about and enjoying the fruits of your labour? Then Laos sounds like a place for you!
To really understand about Lao coffee, nowhere is better than the Bolaven Plateau. Over 95% of all the coffee in Laos is grown here. To learn more about the process, and to explore the coffee plantations check out the amazing tours from Mystic Mountain Homestay
One of the best places to get started eating Lao street food in Luang Prabang is the morning market. It’s low-key, relaxing, the vendors are incredibly friendly, and there’s so much delicious food to try. From wild grilled beehive and honey to khao piak sen noodles, the food is so good, it’s hard to ever go anywhere else when you’re in Luang Prabang.
Laos is an amazing country for food lovers, and there’s no better way to start sampling street food than to visit a local market in Vientiane.