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The Bamboo Experience

Open 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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Lovely morning learning about Bamboo

We were two couple - ages 50-70 - and very much enjoyed this morning of learning about Lao culture... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stillwater, Minnesota
An amazing afternoon!

We had a wonderful time with the team at The Bamboo Experience. The best thing we did in Luang... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hong Kong
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“lao culture”(8 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
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| Inside Nasang village, near Luang Prabang Television office, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
+856 20 56 968 889
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Reviewed yesterday

We were two couple - ages 50-70 - and very much enjoyed this morning of learning about Lao culture through bamboo. Si was our "country boy" tour guide, explaining the many uses of bamboo, including fish traps, hunting tools and stilts. We were able to...More

Thank MNSheryl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time with the team at The Bamboo Experience. The best thing we did in Luang Prabang. A must for everyone!! We were picked up by Somsay (the founder of the experience) who was wonderful friendly and extremely kind. His English is...More

Thank amy_dunning
Somsay A, Owner at The Bamboo Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Amy and Simon, Thank you for visiting our family the other day, it was great to meet you guys and the great chat. Also thanks for your review :) Best wishes, Somsay and family

Reviewed 19 July 2018 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.

Thank SereneC136
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

Thank Wendy S
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

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

Thank satoshi681210
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

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

Thank LindsayClementsPyne
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

1  Thank ExploreFeelGood
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

Thank TheTravelingTriplets
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

Thank PeterHeron
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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