Discover the famous cottage industries of Sankhampaeng in Chiang Mai and see where a variety of local souvenirs and handicrafts are made. Find handcarved teakwood products, Thai silk fabrics, lacquerware and more, all available to buy.
What to Expect
Explore the Sankhampaeng district of Chiang Mai on this half-day tour to discover where a large variety of souvenirs and handicrafts are made.
Chiang Mai is the main center for high quality handicrafts in Thailand, with the Sankhampaeng area being the focus for all kinds of products, such as Thai silk items, hand-crafted furniture, and even eggshells decorated with unusual designs.
Watch the various stages of production of Thai silk, and see colorful paper umbrellas as they are made before your eyes. See skilled hands form celadon ceramics, and craftsmen carve teakwood into elegant furniture. Also fascinating to watch is the production of lacquerware.
Buy unique silverware items direct from the makers, and discover other thriving handicraft industries of cotton, as well as antiques from Myanmar and beyond.
- English-speaking guide (guides in German, French, Russian and other languages are available on request, but subject to a surcharge)
- Entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Tips and personal expenses
- Any other services not mentioned
Know Before You Go
Children's rates apply to children under 12 only and from a minimum of 2 full-paying adults.