Escape the hustle and bustle of Chiang Mai, visiting a nearby rural village where you'll learn to make your very own traditional Thai arts and crafts.
Chiang Mai: Thai Arts & Crafts Tour Itinerary
At 8 am on the day of your activity, you'll meet your guide at the Imperial Mae Ping Hotel, where you'll hop into your tour vehicle to head to the small rural village of Baan On-Tai. Leaving Chiang Mai behind, you'll enjoy an approximately 45 minute journey through the Thai countryside.
Here, you'll meet some of the local artisans, who will teach you a lesson in the traditional techniques used to create Thai handicrafts like fabrics, ceramics and bamboo products.
Your first stop will be at Fah Mai Handloom, where you'll be taught how to make a bamboo weaving. Listen well, because it'll be your turn next! Try your hand at weaving, guided at all times by an expert in making Thai artisan products.
Next, you'll hear all about the work that goes into making cotton, one of the region's most important products, while admiring the different arts and crafts handmade by the local artisans. You'll also visit a cereamics workshop, where you'll be captivated by the uniquely beautiful creations.
Throughout your tour, you'll also learn about the history of this tiny village, known for its temples, luscious jungle and natural springs, whose water is considered to have healing properties.
For the cherry on the cake of an unforgettable day, you'll end your tour enjoying a delicious meal of typical Thai delicacies in a nearby restaurant. What's more, all of the food is made with local produce from the surrounding area!
You'll make the return journey to Chiang Mai around 2 pm, approximately.
|Adults||Children under 6 years old|
Children under 6 years oldFree
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide.
Transport during the activity.
Visit to Baan On Tai.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 2 days before (Chiang Mai local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
The Imperial Mae Ping Hotel.