Discover the cultures of Southeast Asia through the flavours of its exotic cuisine on a culinary journey with Trails of Indochina. Recently rebranded to cater for the individuality of its travellers, a wide range of themed tailored experiences provides an authentic and luxury perspective of each destination. Culinary immersion allows travellers to eat their way through this unique gastronomic region of the world and pick up cooking skills along the way.
From busy Thai markets to fine-dining restaurants, there are many ways to discover the food of Bangkok. Embark on the Bangkok Ultimate Food Tour with Trails of Indochina to taste the authentic flavours and learn basic Thai etiquette and food culture. Stops include produce markets, royal restaurant dining, and dinner with a Michelin-starred chef.
A culinary-themed journey through Myanmar takes travellers to the quiet shores of Inle Lake. Surrounded by the mountains, this peaceful setting is the perfect place to enjoy a gourmet lunch of traditional Burmese food. Float over the calm waters while enjoying lunch on a converted rice barge, which has been reborn as a unique dining location.
A visit to Southeast Asia isn’t complete without a cooking class. In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, spend an afternoon perfecting the craft of Vietnamese cooking in the courtyard at the French-colonial former home of US Ambassador, Henry Cabot Lodge. In Luang Prabang, Laos, learn how to blend local spices to create the distinct flavours of Laotian cuisine. At Kuang Si Falls, spend the morning cooking with the guidance from a local chef and after, visit the falls for swimming or hiking.
As an award-winning DMC, Trails of Indochina has exclusive access to some of the region’s most authentic culinary experiences. Foodie travellers not only discover the craftsmanship that goes into creating theses age-old recipes, but also bring home their newfound skills as an intangible souvenir of their travels to Southeast Asia.