Of all Chiang Mai's cultural achievements, none are more remarkable than their handicrafts. Chiang Mai is, quite simply, Thailand's major center for quality handicrafts. The artisans produce an extraordinary range of quality products which are in variably the first choice among shoppers, silverware, lacquerware, silk and cotton products, ceramics, parasols and jewelry.
English speaking licensed guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
What's Not Included
Items of a personal nature
Tips or Gratuities to guides or drivers
CHILD: Age: 2 - 11
ADULT: Age: 12 - 99
Child prices apply to children aged 2 - 11 years
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Infants aged under 2 years of age are free of charge
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Rates valid for Chiang Mai City hotels only. (Four Seasons Golden Triangle Resort, Belle Villa Resort, etc. will incur Surcharge of 500-baht per person)
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Specialized infant seats are available
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
Face masks provided for travellers
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Gratuities to the guide and driver although customary, are not required. Any such expression of appreciation should be made on a voluntary and individual basis.
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
Public transportation options are available nearby
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
This tour will ONLY operate with a minimum of two passengers
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
What To Expect
Admission Ticket Free
Sankampaeng Hot Springs
Observe skilled craftsmen plying their trade as you learn about Chiang Mai’s unique handicraft industry on this half-day tour. Explore various local workshops and factories that produce everything from lacquer ware, gems, silk, and cotton fabrics to furniture and other wood products.
Next, venture through a renowned wood and furniture factory. Gain an understanding of the various processes that take these items from raw material to finished pieces. At a local handicrafts center, observe an exhibit displaying locally made native costumes, jewelry, and home novelties. See how the famous Saa-paper umbrellas are made from scratch.
Finish by wandering around the district. Mingle and interact with the locals and don't miss the opportunity to purchase mementos before returning to your hotel.
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