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GRACE SHAN TRIBE VILLAGE HOMESTAY
  • GRACE SHAN TRIBE VILLAGE HOMESTAY
  • D.I.Y. Workshop
  • Handicraft Workshop
  • Morning Market at Ban Muang Pon
  • Grace Shan Tribe Village Homestay
  • Shan Tribe Foods
  • Accommodations at Shan House
  • GRACE SHAN TRIBE VILLAGE HOMESTAY
  • D.I.Y. Workshop
  • Handicraft Workshop
  • Morning Market at Ban Muang Pon
  • Grace Shan Tribe Village Homestay
  • Shan Tribe Foods
  • Accommodations at Shan House

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 GRACE SHAN TRIBE VILLAGE HOMESTAY - CBT Baan Muang Pon

Grace Shan Tribe Village Homestay, a traditional Thai Yai or Shan tribe community, is nestled in a gold and green blended of soy and rice fields, 12 kilometres from the district of Khun Yuam, and approximately 1.5 hours from Mae Hong Son. 

Admiring traditional Thai Yai or Shan tribe architectures, including temples and speciality rustic wooden homes thatched with leaves and intricately carved, tiered gables; watch nimble-fingered artists weaves and carves bamboo, wood and metal into exquisite patterns; and enjoy healthy and delicious local Thai Yai kitchen with welcoming host families.”

 

 Activities and Experiences:

DAY1: Mae Hong Son - Shan Tribe Village (L,D)

Depart from your hotel in Mae Hong Son. Drive over the beautiful mountain to Khun Yuam district. A journey on the beautiful mountain road is about 1.5 hours with a short break at the viewpoint.

Afterwards, drive to Ban Muang Pon. Upon arrival meet CBT local guide who will accompany you to experience local Shan or Tai-Yai tradition and culture.

This morning you will experience the importance of Shan temple with local tradition and ceremony. Late morning meet your host family and then enjoy traditional Shan cuisine for your lunch.

Lunch at your homestay.

In the afternoon, continue your village walks tour. Experience the traditional Shan art & craft includes paper carving and metal sheet carving. Afterwards, visit the traditional Shan costume making group.

Late afternoon return to your homestay / free at leisure or enjoy cooking with your host family.

Dinner at your homestay / free at leisure.

Overnight at homestay

DAY2: Experience Local Culture of Shan (B,L,D)

Today you will wake up very early about 05.00am. This is to experience and observe a morning life of local Shan at village morning market. Buy some local Shan food for your set of an offering.

Afterwards, return to your homestay for breakfast. Today you will experience and observe local food processing group. Visit and see how they make local sweet and snacks. Afterwards, visit the rice-paddy fields and the group of organic produces.

Lunch at your homestay

Afternoon, Learn how to make traditional Shan hat (Goob Tai). Enjoy, learn and observe how this Shan artisan makes beautiful bamboo weaving hat also with different style. Late

Afternoon, you are welcome to join your host family to prepare dinner.

Dinner: at your homestay / free at leisure.

 

DAY3: Ban Muang Pon – Mae Hong Son (B)

Enjoy your breakfast at your homestay. This morning you will enjoy a half-day volunteer activity with local children at school or work in the local farming with your host family*. 

Packed lunch or at your homestay

Afternoon: pack up and say goodbye to your host family. Transfer to your hotel in Mae Hong Son or Pai.

 

Note: there are many different volunteer activities that available throughout the year such as, working in the farming with your host family, making check dam, making fire break and or maintain the watershed area. Please discuss this with your tour guide and the local community.

 Be Responsible:

This program will be a part that could be generated community development fund of CBT Baan Mueng Pon, Shan Village to ensure that every travellers' spending goes to support local people and reducing rural-urban migration.

 

 Prices

  • Private Tour

  • Prices are quoted in THB per person per private group.

 

 Inclusion:

  • English speaking tour guide

  • CBT Local guide

  • Transportation van with air-conditioning

  • Meals as mentioned (B,L,D) total 6 (local Shan foods)

  • 2 nights local homestay (2 pax/homestay) supplies with

    • Mosquito net

    • Mattress

    • Pillow

    • Blanket

    • Squat toilet (usually outside)

  • Drinking water and snack

  • Cultural activities and trek

 Exclusion:

  • Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary.

  • Optional tours.

 

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