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The Bamboo Experience

| Inside Nasang village, near Luang Prabang Television office, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 20 56 968 889
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Had an enjoyable half-day over at Bamboo Experience. Timely pick-up and we were transported to a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Serene C
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Amazing evening!

Spent a.evening here as part of a tour of the Far East, and it was amazing! We arrived about... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Wendy S
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Randalstown, United Kingdom
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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 way of life! To book the class you should contact us one day in advance or at least at 6pm the day before coming to our workshop. We offer two classes per day either daytime 8:30am - 13:30pm (lunch included) and/or evening 16:00pm - 21:00pm (dinner included). We can provide pickup from/to your hotel (to be confirmed when you make the booking).
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“lao culture” (8 reviews)
“cooking class” (14 reviews)
“bamboo shoots” (4 reviews)
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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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| Inside Nasang village, near Luang Prabang Television office, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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+856 20 56 968 889
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 8 June 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 10 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 3 June 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 10 June 2018

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

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Reviewed 29 April 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 17 April 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 25 March 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 17 March 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 17 February 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 15 February 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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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I had a fantastic half day at Bamboo experience in a lovely location not far from Luang Prabang. Mr Somsoy and his lovely family showed me everything is possible to do with bamboo and it was a great discovery because I really realized that you...More

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