Delicate glory of textile in
teen jok Mae Chaem and yok
dok Lamphun fabrics, locally
made and globally loved.
Fly to Chiang Mai then go to Mae Chaem district, which is a good place to start your textile exploration.Here,you can enjoy the simple, traditional lifestyle, and learn more about teen jok weaving technique, which is a unique art of the Mae Chaem people. Mae Cham has already acquired GI (geographical indication) status for its teen jok fabric.
If you have time, pay a visit to Mae Chaem Folk Textile Museum, which is open daily. Admission is free.
Drive to San Kampaeng to enjoy Lanna arts and crafts. The journey could take a few hours, but the scenery along the way is pleasant.
There are a few stops to make once you are in San Kampaeng, such as Chalermraj Cultural Centre’s silk museum, where you can learn about the local lifestyle and San Kampaeng ancient textiles. Nearby is Chiang Mai OTOP Market where you can buy domestic products.
Head to Lamphun in the morning. Once you’ve arrived, visit Wat Phra That Haripunjaya, one of the most venerated temples in Thailand. Thai fabrics are available in the market near the temple.
Visit Don Luang Weaving Village (Don Luang Village, Mae Raeng Subdistrict, Pa Sang District) to see its famed fabric.
Shop for Thai textiles at Haripunjaya Hand-weaving Institute or Pensiri Thai Silk, where local hand-woven products can be purchased.