Tours and Tickets

Fresh Local Market Tour by Walking in Chiang Mai provided by Thai Akha Cooking School

Reserve Now & Pay Later

Fresh Local Market Tour by Walking in Chiang Mai

Likely To Sell Out
Select Date and Travellers
2 adults
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
Reserve Now & Pay Later
Low Price Guarantee
Important Information
  • 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
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Show More
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Traveller rating
  • 43
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
Traveller type
Time of year
Popular mentions
Mithilesh wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Good experience for learning about the Thai cooking and the ingredients. They provide a recepie book too.
Read more
Date of experience: February 2020
Nolan B wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Martha and her team are spectacular! She makes cooking easy and fun, no experience needed. Going to the market to purchase the ingredients was a worthy experience in itself. We made so much food we couldn't even finish it all! Please give this class a try, you won't regret it!
Read more
Date of experience: February 2020
Elfriede W wrote a review Jan 2020
88 contributions4 helpful votes
The driver will come pick you up where you are staying in Chiang Mai and take you to the local market where you will meet your teacher for the day. You will learn a lot about Thai food and will try all kinds of different food at the market. You will get the real feel of the
Read more
Date of experience: January 2020
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!
Read more
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.
Read more
Date of experience: November 2019
About the operator

Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator.

By: Thai Akha Cooking School
Ariadna H
Best cooking school
Best cooking school in Thailand! The class was super fun, we got to cook 11 dishes: 8 thai and 3 akha (including fa
Read more
Cedric B
Perfect cooking class
One of the most satisfying experiences we had during my stay in Chiang Mai. Well structured, well guided by the tea
Read more
Akha Cooking Class Chiang Mai
A brilliant day starting with a market tour, trying Thai foods and buying fresh ingredients then learning to cook 1
Read more
Cooking with JAY was a JOY!
I love to cook, and when I travel I always look for regional spices to bring home. After taking this wonderful Tha
Read more
Good Food and Fun
This was a great time and an easy way to try Thai food that you might not be familiar with. I would recommend this
Read more
Fantastic cooking class
Fantastic experience, we did the morning class and the market tour was excellent and informative. The class room wa
Read more
The best day! Couples day out!
Me and my fiance are in Chiang Mai for 5 days and this Thai Akha cooking school was recommended to us by my sibling
Read more
Amazing Day - Incredible Food
Brilliant day from start to finish. From pick up, to market tours to cooking the food. Everything was spot on. With
Read more
Best Cooking Experience
JJ was the BEST!! Such a great cook, very personable, very detailed, and provided a great experience for my friends
Read more
Do the AM class for the market! Learn 11 dishes!
Booked this co because of the good reviews and also because of the amt of dishes you’d learn. Our guide and chef Ja
Read more
JJ is a legend
We took the cooking class with JJ. We were worried as we had not done a cooking class before, but he was very patie
Read more
JJ is the best!!
If I could put 6 stars I would. What a treat! JJ our instructor was excellent. He made the class fun, educational,
Read more
Incredible evening!
Wow! Our cooking class with JJ far exceeded our expectations. JJ was extremely knowledgeable and helped guide us th
Read more
The best cooking class in Chiang Mai
I’ve done 3 cooking classes in Chiang Mai now and this is by far the best. Everything about Akha cooking class is s
Read more
Extremely well organised cooking class. I would recommend this to everyone. Very well explained. Brilliant teacher.
Read more
Key Details
  • Thai Akha Cooking School
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
Why Book on Tripadvisor?
  • Reserve Now & Pay Later
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Low Price Guarantee
  • No Booking Fees
  • Secure Payments
  • 24/7 SupportCall:800-130-2207