Tour Program Duration
: 08.30-12.00, 13.30-17.00
Chiang Mai’s cultural achievements, none are more remarkable than their
handicrafts. Chiang Mai is, quite simply, Thailand's major centre for quality handicrafts. The artisans produce
an extraordinary range of quality products which are invariably the first
choice among shoppers. Silverware, lacquerware, silkand cotton products, ceramics, parasols and
jewelry are available.
On this tour a visit is made to the San Kampaeng district, heart of the silk and cotton home
industries, to witness the fascinating process of making and weaving
these popular fabrics. Then we continue to Bor Sarng, the umbrella village, where the delicate Thai
paper umbrellas are produced and hand painted. Last but not least, are
stops to observe the intricacies of lacquerware,
silverware, and teak wood furniture.