‘Once as a Tea Farmer’ will bring you to journey through the tea route in Lampang province. Grab the good chance to see each process of ceramics production, from mixing clay to molding and help building weir at Sam Kah village before arriving at the tea field. Then, follow the tea (Camelia Sinensis) route at Ban Pa Miang by experience all processes from collecting, cutting, steaming, to making health tea leaves pillow. It’s the great moment ever to sip the tea, touch its essence, and act yourself as a Tea Farmer.
Meals as listed in the itinerary (Breakfast 1 / Lunch 2 / Dinner 1)
Transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
Accommodations as listed in the itinerary
Activities as listed in the itinerary
See each process of ceramics production
Try molding ceramic herbal compress
Help building weir at Sam Kah village
Learn how to make tea (Camelia Sinensis) at Ban Pa Miang
Visit carved wooden horse
Try local cuisines
This is a join tour minimum 4 persons for this tour, it may not run if there are not enough people registered
Arrive at Lampang Airport. Get ready for a once in a lifetime tea leaves collecting experience.
Before arriving at the tea field, make a stop at Lampang’s famous ceramic centre at Saka Buabok village.
See each process of ceramics production, from mixing clay to molding. The products include Chicken Brand Ceramics, piggy bank and beautiful teacup.
See and try molding ceramic herbal compress by molding small ceramics to be put in cloth pocket filled with herbs. Once the ceramic compressed is heated and massaged onto the body, it would relieve sore muscles while herbal fragrant aid with relaxation.
Lunch in Khantoke style.
Help building weir at Sam Kah village. A 30-minutes trek from the village will take you through the forest to a stream where the villagers build weir from stones found along the streams to reserve water for the village all year round.
See carved wooden horse. The only community’s still carving wooden horse, the symbol of Lampang.
Travel back to lodging in the city.
Travel to Ban Pa Miang where tea (Camelia Sinensis) is grown everywhere you look as livinghood.
Time to collect tea. Learn how to cut the leaves from local men and women. Then learn how to make Miang, from collecting, tying to steaming.
Learn how to make health tea leaves pillow from Miang leaves and take it home as souvenirs.
Don’t waste the trip to the centre of Miang tea production and try local dishes cooked with Miang leaves such as Minag salad. Sip hot coffee from Ban Pa Mian or hot health tea in the afternoon.
Leave the village for Lampang Airport.
Support community-based tourism in Thailand
Tourism Authority of Thailand has created a campaign "Once as a Tourist" for promoting 23 travel routes, included 42 communities, in 15 provinces. By expecting to push up community-based Tourism in Thailand.