Foreign Flavors: Shan Cooking Class at Heritage House

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: Afternoon / Morning

3 hours       Inle Lake

tour highlights

  • Cooking class of Inle traditional food
  • Pick your own ingredient from the garden
  • Enjoy your own cooking
  • Visit of vocational training centre

tour details

The cooking classes are intended for adults and children who would like to discover the secrets of the gastronomy in the Inle area. During this class, you will pick up traditional recipes and learn how to create local favourites from scratch and get a view of how they promote culture and traditions of the Inle area and support sustainable development.

Why choose this tour?

  • Discovering the secret of gastrony in Inle area
  • Detailed information about the cooking class, ingredients and traditional cooking methods provided by the exclusive chef
  • Firsthand experience of preparing ingredients as well as picking vegetables from the garden
  • Enjoying your own cooking of Inthar dishes

tour description

Pick up from your hotel and transfer to Inle Heritage House around 10:00 / 16:00 hours. (Section A starts at 10:00 hours and Section B at 16:00 hours)

Upon arrival, guests will receive welcome drink (Shan tea, fresh juices). The staffs will then show the guests the cooking area. Next the chef of the Inle Heritage House will present you the menu, give details about the class, ingredients and cooking methods. After this introduction, they will show you their vegetable gardens and pick the ingredients for the meal. Back to the kitchen, clean the vegetables and start cooking, with step-by-step demonstration of the chef. As soon as dessert is ready, you can sit down and enjoy the meal you just cooked yourself.

customise the tour

  • Explore the small island of Burmese Cat Village and aquarium at Inle Hertage
  • Combine with half day Inle Lake boat trip
  • Unlimited photo opportunity during the tour


  • Transfer from/to hotel
  • Boat
  • Cooking Class
  • Ingredients and equipment


  • Guide
  • Drinks with meals


  • Min 2 to Max 12 persons
  • The Inthar Heritage restaurant is part of the Inle Heritage Foundation, which promotes the heritage of Inle cultures and support sustainable development of the Inle region. During the guided visit they will show you Vocational Training Centre (hospitality business education) and environment-friendly agriculture.

Tour code: EXIHSCCB

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