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November 11th, 2005 to November 13th, 2005

Chaing Mai Lanna Heritage Tour

CHIANGMAI LANNA HERITAGE TOUR
November 11-13, 2005

Deadline for reservations: October 31, 2005

The Thai Textile Society would like to invite you to a tour of Chiangmai’s textile museums plus special visits with renowned textile experts in northern Thailand. It’s a wonderful opportunity to view the best collections of Lanna textiles and pieces from neighbouring countries.

Khun Keosiri has arranged special meetings with Lanna textile experts and collectors, such as Ajarn Nakorn Puangnoi, Ajarn Vithee Panichaphand, Ajarn Khao Bunnag, Ajarn Kanta Poonpipat, Khun Akadet Nakbunlang, and Ajarn Phaothong Thongjuer.

You will enjoy a traditional Lanna “Khan Tok” dinner and shop at the newly completed “Walking Street.” Tour leaders will be K. Keosiri Everingham, Ajarn Kanta Poonpipat and K. Napajaree Suanduenchai.

Contribution fee will be 9,900 baht for members and 12,000 baht for non-members. Maximum is 25 people and minimum is 15 people.

Bookings are due October 31, 2005. To reserve a place, please contact K. Nim at 02-658-1802.

After the October 31st booking deadline, we will know if we have the minimum 15 sign-ups needed, and will notify participants accordingly.

ITINERARY OF CHIANGMAI LANNA HERITAGE TOUR
November 11-13 , 2005

Day One
November 11
08.30 am Meet at Donmuang domestic airport
09.45 am Depart by Orient Air to Chiangmai
10.55 am Arrive at Chiangmai Airport
12.15 pm Lunch at Khao Soi Tingmao
14.00 pm Visit National Bank Textile Museum
16.00 pm Return to hotel to change into Thai style dresses/attire
18.00 pm Attend reception party with Chiangmai textile experts at Khan Tok restaurant
   
Day Two
November 12
07.00 am Depart to Maecham district
10.00 am Visit Tai Yuan weaving village
11.30 am Visit Wat Padad, Wat Khlongkhag, Wat Phutsaeun
12.30 pm Enjoy picnic lunch
13.30 pm Visit Ajarn Phaothong Thongjuer
15.30 pm Return to Chiangmai
19.00 pm Visit night bazaar
   
Day Three
November 13
09.00 am Visit studio Naenna
10.30 am Visit Sabunga textile museum
12.30 pm Lunch at the museum
13.30 pm Check out from the hotel
14.00 pm Enjoy coffee break at Dharatevee hotel
(free afternoon)
Walking street Tarpae gate
18.00 pm Picked up from walking street to Lanna buffet dinner at Baan Kongtrai (Napajaree residence)
20.00 pm Depart for the airport
22.25 pm Arrive at Donmuang airport