CNX-C03 : Home Industries (Half Day)
Duration : 4 hours twice daily
Price : 400 THB
Tour Rating :
An opportunity to see the famous home industries of Thai Lanna in Sankampaeng District, where a variety of souvenirs and handicraft are being made. Chiangmai is the main center for high quality handicrafts. In Sankampaeng, handicrafts are produced and visitors are always welcome to watch the production, and of course to purchase some of the goodsand local prices. You can watch the full process of the production of the famous Thai Silk as well as of the colorful paper umbrellas, called Sa Paper. Skilled hands form the well-known celadon ceramics; other craftsmen transform teakwood with the help of simple tools into elegant furniture with delicate wood carvings. Also fascinating to watch is the production of lacquer ware, even eggshells are used to achieve unusual designs. Silverware is on offer in such a great variety that even the most modest visitor will be tempted to buy some. There are numerous other thriving industries with the community including cotton and traditional local products, antiques from Myanmar and more.
Price per person (THB): 400 THB (minimum 2 persons)
- Admission fee to all attractions mentioned above.
- English speaking guide.
- Air-conditioned transportation + transfer for hotels in downtown
- Tips not necessary but as gratitude for your Tour Guide/Driver. “It’s up to you!”