NAN ART FESTIVAL (19-22 February 2016)
A hidden gem of a province, Nan was once an independent kingdom and is now a refuge for travelers who wish to explore the natural beauty of northern Thailand and its rich cultural heritage in peace and tranquility.
The provincial capital of Nan has a relaxed charm, an interesting history, some impressive temples, and a good museum. There are also a number of quality restaurants and bars along the town’s riverfront to plan your adventures into the countryside or relax after sightseeing in the town.
Activities and Experiences:
- Nan City Sightseeing.
We will take you to explore the must visited attractions of Nan city. Such as, Wat Phumin (temple), Wat Phra That Chang Kham (temple), Wat Phra That Chae Haeng (temple) and Nan National Museum.
- Nan Art Festival EP.3
There is once a year festival in the city of arts. Nan Art Festival is the combination of arts, book stores, handicrafts, musics, art performances and outdoor theater. You can enjoy the festival at night with some local food stalls.
- Homestay Experiences.
Homestay Baan Bo Suak, the friendliness village. the small rural village located in Muang district, Nan Province. Staying in the village homestay, you can indulge in learning about local culture not just by being with the villagers, but also by seeing how locals live in a sustainable way.
- Ancient Kiln site and Antique Wooden House Musuem.
This place was one of the significant glazed ceramics production sites in Lanna because its characteristics were different from the other places in Thailand. Near the kiln site located the musuem where they exhibit daily activities of the local people in past. It is also a source of knowledge on beliefs about the houses, architectures, tools and equipment necessary to daily basis.
- Pottery Workshop.
In the past, as Baan Bo Suak was a large and significant production site of earthenware in ancient Nan. We can learn how to make your pottery by clay. You will get your own master piece pottery back as souvenir.
- Weaver’s house.
Weaver’s house is where you can learn about how to do handcraft textiles. Here you can see all the process from cotton to be textiles. There are many unique textile patterns from BO SUAK such as Bo Suak pattern, Dao Lom Duean (star surrounding the moon), Nam Lai (flowing water). These handicraft textiles are precious souvenirs.
- Offering food to monks at Wat Bo Suak Temple.
Local host would prepare the food to you on the morning. Then you can go to the temple with your host to offer food to monks. This is the way of local life to making merit.
Prices: 6,760 THB per person.
*Rates are in THB.
Meeting Point: Big C Saphan Kwai (BTS Saphan Kwai Station)
Meeting Time: 8 P.M.
Ending Time: We will be back to Bangkok around 8-9 P.M. (22nd February 2016)
All activities as mentioned (the activities are subject to change without prior notice, depend on the weather conditions)
- City tour including visit Wat Phumin, Wat Chang Kam, Wat Ming Muang and Musuem
- Visit Pottery Musuem and workshop, visit weaving house and bike rental around the village
- Meals plan: Dinner on arrival day, fullboard on the second day and breakfast on departure day
- Roundtrip transfer Bangkok - Nan by VIP mini van (9 seats)
- English speaking guide
- Accommodation at Homestay Baan Bo Suak
- Travel Insurance
- Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary
Extra night at THB 1,000 net per person per night with full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).