Intrepid Travel has announced three new tours specifically highlighting vegan food culture in some of the world’s most popular culinary destinations: India, Italy and Thailand. The new tours, departing in 2019, were developed by Intrepid Travel’s destination and food product teams, with insight from a team of vegan influencers from around the world. Each trip will offer plant-based food experiences in their respective destinations and include insider tips on where to find the best vegan eats.
The three new tours include:
India Vegan Food Adventure (8 days) – This culinary adventure to Delhi, Jaipur, and Agra showcases why India is a popular destination for vegan travelers. The itinerary ventures beyond the masala dosas and veggie samosas of the high street cafes and includes vegan cooking classes and visits to iconic sites like the Taj Mahal. From $1,160.
Italy Vegan Food Adventure (8 Days) – In a country known for its cheese, meats and pizza, Italy is also where new vegan food experiences can be had. Venturing from Venice to Rome, highlights of the trip include a dinner in Venice’s first vegan restaurant, a farm-to-table vegan feast, and two nights in an all-vegan villa in Tuscany. From $2,610.
Thailand Vegan Food Adventure (8 Days) –This tour will highlight the vegan-friendly cuisine of Southeast Asia, with activities such as a palm sugar demonstration at Tha Kha floating market and preparing a vegan meal under the guidance of a local during an authentic homestay in Chiang Mai. From $1,205.
Vegan culture in North America has been growing over the past few years. According to a report published by the research firm Global Data, there has been a 600 percent increase in people identifying as vegan in the U.S. in the last three years. Sales of plant-based food in the U.S. went up by 8.1 percent during the past year, topping $3.1 billion, according to research carried out by Nielsen for the Plant Based Foods Association and the Good Food Institute.
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