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Fresh Local Market Tour by Walking in Chiang Mai - with unbiased reviews

Fresh Local Market Tour by Walking in Chiang Mai

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Overview
Introduction to fresh vegetables, fruits and authentic Thai food that local people eat everyday. Thailand is divided into two sections: tourist areas and local areas. They are totally different from each other, and most foreigners only get to know the tourist ones. Have you visited a local market in Thailand? Maybe “Yes” and maybe “No”. If the answer is “Yes”, you might have ended up with many questions, for example: • Why is everything in the open air? Is it safe to do that? The pork, fish, chicken… They have no ice! • Why do they put everything in plastic bags? • Do local people really eat insects or is it just a tourist thing? • Dessert! Do Thai people eat dessert? • Uhmm… I want to try that but I'm not sure. What is inside of it? And many more... Our Tour will lead you to all the answers. The best way of getting to know all of this is going into the area — seeing, touching and trying.
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Stop At: Thai Akha Cooking School, 15/1, Soi Arrag 4 Si Phum, Chiang Mai 50000 Thailand
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Duration
4h
Inclusions
  • Fluent English - Thai speaking guide.
  • Fees and handling charges for food and drinks.
  • Handbook” with the name of all the dishes, fruits, vegetables, etc. that we’ll discover in this tour. The handbook will be in English, Thai and it will include the pronunciation in Thai. You can take this book with you after the tour.
  • A cross bag (custom-made Akha bag) with a bottle of drinking water, hand sanitary tissue, pen and an umbrella (to be returned after the tour is finished)
  • A Thai traditional lunch box with a spoon, fork and chopsticks (to be returned after the tour finished)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only within 3 km from city area)
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No big bags or luggage, but make sure you have your camera. You might want to capture the moment you will eat a silk worm, ant egg or pink egg!
  • If you have any food allergies, please make sure to let us know beforehand.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Brian Q wrote a review Nov. 2019
2 contributions
Great staff, great food, and awesome expierence. The tour was great and we got to try many local foods. Everything went very smooth, I highly reccomend!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Bradkemper wrote a review Nov. 2019
1 contribution
An exciting authentic experience visiting the fresh market and learning to cook Akha and Thai foods from actual Akha people. Come ready to learn and eat a lot.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Marion A wrote a review Nov. 2019
7 contributions2 helpful votes
This was an amazing introduction to Akha and Thai food. Loved how we started the day in the local market, where we learned and tasted ingredients we were going to cook with. Niti is a great teacher too. Super energetic and full of laughter. Highly recommend to anyone who is
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Date of experience: November 2019
Lilyanna J wrote a review Nov. 2019
5 contributions1 helpful vote
I cannot recommend the fresh market tour enough! My partner and I were lucky to be the only ones on the tour so we drilled our guide, Niti, with many questions that she answered with quite a depth of knowledge. She is hilarious, warm, and welcoming- making you feel like an
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Date of experience: November 2019
KellyMoss884 wrote a review Oct. 2019
3 contributions
What an amazing way to dive into a culture. Highly recommend the morning market tour before the cooking class. Food was so delicious and the people were very nice and wonderful. Totally would do again. 😊 Thank you!
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Date of experience: October 2019
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  • Duration: 4h
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