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The Hungry Tuk Tuk - Vientiane Cuisine and Culture

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What to Expect
We’ll start the tour by watching the making of and then tasting kao larm, the delicious traditional dessert of sticky rice and coconut roasted in bamboo tubes. Visit a local fresh food market to check out the amazing diversity of Lao food, then stop by a Lao coffee shop to try some of the local brew.

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. Watch the preparation for the lunchtime rush and learn how this delicious soup is made. Then sit down and enjoy your lunch with the locals! Stop at a tham mak houng (green papaya salad) stall where you’ll learn how to make papaya salad just the way you like it.

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.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Pick-up at your accommodation in Vientiane
Departure Time
8:30 AM
Duration
24h
Inclusions
  • All transport by tuk tuk
  • All activities
  • Water
  • English speaking guide
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • any additional drinks or food purchased and no unplanned stops are possible.
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • 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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Key Details
  • BC Family Tour
  • Duration: 24h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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