FOOD TOURISM: Tourism Thailand has launched the new Hello Taste Thailand guidebook.
FOOD TOURISM: Tourism Thailand has launched the new Hello Taste Thailand guidebook.

Fabulous food touring in Thailand

EXPERIENCE the taste of Thailand by choosing from one of 10 culinary diverse itineraries detailed in the newly released Hello Taste Thailand guidebook.

The guide helps travellers find ideas for unique eating and drinking experiences, including visiting food producers and noteworthy food-related destinations, special tasting sessions and observing how Thai dishes are produced and prepared.

Fine dining, culture, history, friendly locals and fantastic food are all part of this cusinetourism experience.

The 10 gastronomic tourism routes are:

Bangkok's Thai Wisdom - the trip that follows the traditions of old Siam and goes behind-the-scenes to discover what is happening in the kitchen, and how Thai people cook throughout the various seasons.

Bangkok's 'Path of Flowers'- a one-day tasting tour around the Thai capital, where visitors will witness how flowers are used in a number of savoury dishes, desserts, and drinks.

Exotic Bangkok - experience a creative culinary take on not-so-typical Thai dishes with plenty of new and exciting tastes to discover along the way.

Land of The Living - Ayutthaya - visitors are invited to learn about modern-day Ayutthaya by sourcing local ingredients, cooking and doing plenty of eating.

The Tropical Wonders of Chanthaburi - many dishes here are one of a kind and cannot be found anywhere else in the country.

Taste the more natural side of Chiang Mai - a one-day tasting tour that offers the chance to escape the city and experience a more authentic side of Chiang Mai's rich culinary traditions.

Chiang Mai Artisans' Art on the Table - artisan chefs and cooks who use only the freshest local ingredients with old-age recipes and cooking techniques.

Phuket's Perfect Combination - this two-day, one-night tasting tour of Phuket is hands-on where visitors prepare, cook and learn about new Thai dishes and drinks and get to eat plenty.

Phuket's Castaway Paradise in Thailand's Andaman - visitors get whisked away in true 'castaway' style to forage for wild ingredients and learn from the wisdom of the Chao Le villagers.

The Wisdom of Surat Thani's Tapi River - a two-day programme cruising on the Tapi River for an authentic take on the true Surat Thani lifestyle, while learning from the wisdom and culture of the locals.

The Hello Taste Thailand guidebook can be downloaded from here.

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