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Overview

Bring home the ultimate souvenir from Guilin with an interactive Yangshuo cooking class. Learn how the region’s top dishes are prepared with ingredients, tools, and English-guided lessons all provided. From beer fish to egg-wrapped dumplings, it’s two interactive days of learning how to craft best food in Yangshuo.

Trip Highlights

Cooking Training in Yangshuo

Get a hands-on culinary experience

Under the watchful eye of a chef, prepare an array of tasty local dishes using traditional recipes.  

Explore a colourful, local market

Browse the stalls of a fresh market, see the exotic items on display and purchase locally-grown ingredients.

Be immersed in Yangshuo’s culture

Venture away from town to experience life in rural Yangshuo and prepare dishes native to this region. 

Itinerary

1

Yangshuo

Arrive into Yangshuo with an empty stomach and eager mind, as the next two days are going to be filled with delicious food and lots of useful information. Begin the culinary journey with a transfer to the Yangshuo cooking school, located in the beautiful countryside.

Classes begin at 9:30am (10:30am between December and February) and last four hours. This includes a guided local market visit (choosing the freshest ingredients), followed by a group class at the school (maximum of 16 people per class). After hand crafting each delicious meal, enjoy the fruits of your labor at lunch!

Equipped with a hob, wok, and all the necessary ingredients, crafting five of Yangshuo’s most iconic (and delicious) dishes will be the course of the day.

Day One’s selections consists of:

Beer fish (famous local dish)
Chicken with cashew nuts
Steamed stuffed vegetables
Eggplant with soy and oyster sauce
Green vegetables with garlic

Return transfer to the hotel and enjoy a free afternoon exploring the Yangshuo region.

Night in Yangshuo.

2

Yangshuo

Rested and digested, head back to the Yangshuo cooking school for day two of the culinary experience.

Egg wrapped dumplings
Steamed chicken with mushroom
Duck with pickled ginger and chilies
Stir fried pork with vegetables and oyster sauce
Green vegetables with garlic

Upon the completion of the Yangshuo cooking class, a transfer is provided back to the hotel.

Notes:

Yangshuo cooking class is held in groups (both EXO customers and those of other companies); there is an additional cost for private classes.
The Yangshuo cooking school provides English-speaking instructors. For other languages, there is an additional cost for a guide who acts as a translator.

From March to November, afternoon classes are also available (starting at 3:30pm, followed by dinner)
Menu 1 is taught on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Menu 2 is taught on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Menus and lessons coincide with arrival days.
Longer courses are available for those interested! Consult for further information.  

Important Information

Our services include:

  • Accommodation in selected hotel
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner).
  • English speaking teacher during class
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private air conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals not mentioned
  • English speaking guide during transfers
  • Visa of China
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and Domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance

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