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The Bamboo Experience: Tours & Tickets

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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“lao culture”(13 reviews)
“cooking class”(15 reviews)
“bamboo shoots”(5 reviews)
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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
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Lao-Thai friendship street | Hom 01 Nasang village, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 20 56 968 889
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All reviews lao culture cooking class bamboo shoots a lot of fun learning how crossbow shooting sticky rice minced pork instrument playing cooking demonstration who spoke excellent english enjoyable half day hands on activities traditional dance fish wrap unique experience village life
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Reviewed 9 August 2019

We weren't expecting too much from this trip, but OMG were we wrong!! We were picked up in perfect timing by our guide Somsay (ask for him!) with excellent English and from there on in, we couldn't fault the experience Professional, friendly, informative, clean... So...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been simply blown away by this family-run initiative, encompassing cooking, weaving skills, instrument playing, dancing, stilt walking... crossbow shooting!? The bamboo experience sounds like an odd thing to do but it was our favourite day in Laos by far. We...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank naomixenialees18
somsaya, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2019

Hi Naomi, Thank you very much for your review, it was so nice to meet you and Liam yesterday. Enjoy the rest of your holidays and best wishes. Somsay and the family

Reviewed 6 April 2019 via mobile

we have just spent the last 5 hours being thoroughly entertained by a group of really friendly beautiful people at Bamboo Experience made our own drink coaster cooked lunch using bamboo played bamboo instruments. and just had so much fun. congratulations to the group a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 26 January 2019 via mobile

This was part of a package which we thought might not be great, how wrong we were. Highly informative, fun,great guys, lovely food. Si was so knowledgeable and his English is very good, all the staff are lovely and fun. Didn't realise how important and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Isobel H
somsaya, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

Thank you very much for your review. Best wishes, Somsay and family

Reviewed 25 January 2019

we had a four hours of fun and great food at Bamboo Experience. We fired crossbows, walked on stilts, winnowed rice, wove coasters and help cook a meal. We were impressed with how important bamboo is to the Laotian people for their everyday existence. Lots...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lauren M
somsaya, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2019

Thank you very much for your review Lauren. Best wishes, Somsay and family

Reviewed 2 January 2019 via mobile

This is a must do experience for all. Especially good for families with children. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to a local village . We were welcomed warmly and were explained about all the different uses of bamboo by a young...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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somsaya, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2019

Thank you for your review Deanne, it was lovely to met you guys yesterday at The Bamboo Experience. Best wishes for the entire new year. Somsay and family

Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

An all-in-one experience to learn about bamboo & rice, bamboo weaving, cooking demonstration, game of crossbow and entertainment with khaen performance and bamboo dance. We could take our time for each activity and didn’t feel rushed at all. Great value half-day experience for 43USD per...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JCMY76
somsaya, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2018

Thank you very much for your review Mei Yin, it was nice meeting you and your family at The Bamboo Experience. Best wishes and Merry Christmas ahead. Somsay and family

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

We had a WONDERFUL time at The Bamboo Experience! We were the only guests and got a personal pick up from the founder, Somsay, who drove us to a traditional Lao house and taught us all about bamboo and what you can do with it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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somsaya, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you for your review Connie, a nice chat with you and Scott. Best wishes and Merry Christmas ahead. Somsay and family

Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a fantastic time here. Great learning about the Lao culture and the staff members were exceptional. Very nice food and a very nice evening overall. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 494michealm
somsaya, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2018

Thank you for your review Michael. Best wishes, Somsay and family

Reviewed 23 November 2018 via mobile

We took the 1/2 day cooking class (which includes so much more in terms of activities and learnings!) with our son who is 3 1/2 and another young couple. First off, the team is extremely kind, responsive, and caring about their customers- from how they...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jessica J
somsaya, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2018

Dear Jessica, Thank you very much for your review and it was lovely to meet you and your family. All the best, Somsay and family

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