Calendar Pages -- Chiang Mai - A Thai Textile Society Study Trip

February 17th, 2012 to February 19th, 2012

Chiang Mai - A Thai Textile Society Study Trip

Chiang Mai -  A Thai Textile Society Study Trip0
The Thai Textile Society is pleased to announce the forthcoming study trip to Chiang Mai to view rare and exquisite Tai textiles at
The Bank of Thailand Museum and the private museum of Chao Dara Rasmi, Princess Consort of King Rama V.   Participants will also have the opportunity to view the private collections of Keosiri Everingham, Acharn Songsak Prangwatanakun, Akadet Nagbanlang and Anchalee Sripasang.
The trip will include visits to the Chiang Mai National Museum, a weaving school and major temples in Chiang Mai.

NEW Participants will have to arrange their own airline tickets to Chiang Mai and return.    Deadline for Arrangements of airfare by the TTS has now past.

Deadline for Booking with airfare included was 2 February 2012

Price of trip excluding airfare is Baht 11,500 for members and Baht 12,100 for non-members. Please call contact: Khun Chomporn 081-640-6196 or email as soon as possible of your participation    

Price is on a Twin-sharing basis, add an additional Baht 2,000 for single room supplement

The contribution covers; land transportation, accommodation, meals (with coffee, tea and water) and entrance fees.

Full payment is required at time of booking 
Details for Payment by Bank Deposit:

Kasikorn Bank, Siam Square Branch – Account Number: 026  1  104741

430/6-10 Siam Square Soi 3, Rama 2 Road, Pathumwan,

Bangkok 10330, Thailand

(Particulars  deposit must be emailed to the address below with your name, date deposited, and the name of your Bank)

Study Trip Itinerary


Friday February 17, 2012

6.30     Meet at Suvanabhumi Airport, Nok Air Counter

7.15     Depart on Nok Air flight DD 8352 for Chiang Mai

8.25     Arrive Chiang Mai

            Visit Weaving School (Suepsan Phum Panya Lanna)

            Visit Wat Chet Yot

12.30   Lunch at local restaurant
14.00   Visit the Bank of Thailand Museum

            Visit the private museum of Chao Dara Rasmi
17.30   Check in at Furama Hotel
19.00   Dinner at local restaurant
            Overnight at Furama Hotel

Saturday, February 18, 2012

8.30     After breakfast at hotel, depart for Wat Phra Singh.

            Visit the ancient city of Wiang Kum Kam built by King Mangrai along the Ping River, and Wat Chedi Liam.
            Visit  with  Acharn Songsak Prangwatanakun to view his collection of Tai Lue textiles

            Visit with Anchalee Sripasang  and view the collection of northern Tai Yuan textiles
12.00   Lunch at local restaurant

13.00   Depart for Srisanphanmai Gallery for viewing  the collection of shoulder cloths, Tai Lue textiles from Laos and Shaman jackets
14.00   Depart for Lamphun

            Visit the Hariphunchai National Museum at Lamphun and

            Wat Chama Thevi.
18.00   Visit Wuali Street (walking street on Saturday), Center of silversmiths in Chiang Mai
19.30   Dinner at local restaurant

            Overnight at Furama Hotel

Sunday, February 19, 2012

7.30      Breakfast at hotel
             Check-out after breakfast
8.30      Visit the Chiang Mai National Museum and the Chiang Mai City Art and Cultural Center.
             See the mural painting at the 800-year old Wat Umong.
12.00    Lunch at local restaurant

13.30   Visit the rare Laos textiles and banners in the collection of  Keowsiri Everingham and old Lanna and Burmese Luntaya-Acheik  

             (horizontal wave patterns using over 100 shuttles in interlocking tapestry weave) textiles in the collection of Akadet Nakabalung.

16.30   Depart for Chiang Mai Airport
17.40   Depart for Bangkok on Nok Air DD8369
18.45   Arrive Suvanabhumi Airport