ISAN INDIGO VILLAGE HOMESTAY
Sakon Nakhon is a unique mixture province located in the upper northeast of Thailand’s Isan region. For nature and distressful lovers, the Phu Phan mountain range and features many hidden temple retreats for Buddhist meditation. Also, there are a number of traditional festivals that visitors may also enjoy, including the wax castle and boat festival. For Local products, Sakon Nakhon is a capital of handicrafts, including earthenware, cotton clothes, silk products, and hand-woven Khit clothes with natural bark dye.
Activities and Experiences:
Meet your guide and pick up at Sakon Nakhon airport and transfer to the village. Welcome the tourists at Phang Khon ALC in the morning with herbal juice/ cold water/ snack.
Introduce to the community and activities 1 day to visit Ban Fang Daeng. Visit the organic garden Hands-on activities are available according to their interests.
- Making Herbal compress “Loog Prakob” / woven mat.
- picking mushrooms / organic vegetables.
- Rice cultivation; learn about how to plant the rice and getting to know the rice farmer tools.
Local lunch with the seasonal ingredients at Phang Khon ALC center.
After lunch transfer to Thai-Yoy Tribe Cultural Centre to meet with your host family and check-in to homestay. Afterward, take local transport or a tricycle (local vehicle) to the Indigo dye house at Ban Umm Hmou. Observe and learn how to weave the indigo blue cloth (the handkerchief is a souvenir).
Afterward, visit Ban Nong Buk Don learn more about farmer way of life. Here is the are where most of the local farmer come to gather for the fish with local fish traps. End of the day returns to your homestay free at leisure.
Evening enjoys a welcome dinner with Thai-Yoy cultural performance.
Overnight: Simple and comfortable homestay, bedding and mosquito net are provided.
In the morning, pick up a bowl of rice or sticky-rice at Thai-Yoy Cultural Centre. Participate with your host family for morning offer then return to your homestay for breakfast.
After breakfast enjoys exploring the beautiful rice paddy fields (depend on the season). Then meet together again at Thai Yoy cultural center to shop local products, say goodbye to your host and time to depart to Sakon Nakhon airport.
NOTE: All activities could be changed and flexible depend on the weather and the village's situation without notice prior arrival date.
This program will be a part that could be generated community development fund at the community to ensure that every travelers' spending goes to support local people and reducing rural-urban migration.
Prices: To Be Advise
Prices are quoted in THB per person per private group
Transportation: roundtrip local vehicle for pick up and drop off at Sakon Nakhon airport to the village
Accommodation: 1-night stay at Homestay
Local English speaking guide
Meal plan as mentioned in the program (B/L/D)
Entrance fee and activities as mentioned in the program
All taxes and service charge
International and Domestic flight/bus/train ticket
How to get to Sakon Nakhon:
Thakhek, Laos: 2-hours drive cross-border via Nakhon Phanom to Khammouane Province, Laos.