Ready for an Inle Lake culinary adventure to explore the unique cuisine in Shan State. During 4 hours, you will have a chance to capture the scenic beauty of Inle Lake from a boat trip. Take this chance to experience the simple local life, harvest the seasonal vegetable, and taste the authentic dish made on your own!

Duration: 4 hours
Tour Category: Inle Lake tour
Guides: hand-picked best tour guides with deep knowledge, humor, profession (English speaking guides, other languages upon request)
Tour Highlights:

  • Visit Inpawkone, one of the most beautiful traditional villages in Inle Lake to experience the daily life of people living on stilt-houses and discover the unique lotus weaving
  • Try hands-on picking the seasonal vegetable in the organic garden to cook the traditional dish of the Intha people

Please note that every element of the tour below can be tailored. Tell us your specific interest and we will be happy to make adjustments for you. This inquiry is totally free and you are under no obligation

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Mingalaba! This morning, our guide will pick you up from your hotel to a stunning boat trip on Inle Lake. We will make our way to Inpawkone, a special village with floating houses where is far-famed as the lotus growing village.

Inle lake floating village

Upon the village, our guide will take you to Inle Heritage foundation and vocational center, the leading training school in the region which established in 2013 to help the local community learn about agricultural conservation and sustainability. The center is where you will spend your time to take your amazing cooking class in Inle Lake. Also, runs as apart of the social funding model so what you pay here will help the region. Meet and greet the chef and listen to him to know about the menu and the seasonal ingredients which will be used to cook the dish.

inke lake cooking class garden

After that, you will have a chance to try your hands on harvesting the vegetable on an organic garden to cook for lunch. With each ingredient you grab, the chef will provide you with interesting knowledge about it for you to better understand the local vegetables.

When all the ingredients are ready, learn step-by-step of the cooking process to make the Intha dish, the essence of the Shan cuisine. Once the cooking is done, enjoy your special lunch at a leisure pace.

tourists learn how to cook the traditional dish of Intha people

After finishing the cooking class, spend your time to visit a local weaving workshop and take some great photos around Inpawkone village.

weaving workshop in inpawkon villageLater, return to your boat trip and row back to your hotel. Trip ends. Thank you for making your cooking class in Inle Lake with Go Myanmar Tours! We hope to have a chance to welcome you back to Myanmar in the future.

Price: Please contact us for the price of this package

What’s Included?

  • Boat transferring to/from hotel
  • Cooking lesson ingredients and equipment
  • Self-cooked
  • Lunch