Each place has its own interesting background story. The definition of tourism to some travelers does not only cover eating, sleeping, and traveling to the utmost and take pretty selfies, but also gathering stories and experience, opening and widening their world, getting to know every profound aspect of every place they visit, otherwise it could not be considered fulfilling a truly cherished and unforgettable memory
In the morning, we will pay respect to the Buddha at Bun Yuen Temple, participating in Sai Bat Thian Ceremony then cross the street to see His Majesty’s footprint at Wiang Sa Municipality Local Museum. Then, we will proceed to take photos of beautiful buildings at Khai Nam School, Nan’s first Chinese School, and take it easy at Chang Nan Coffee and Gallery. After that, we will cycle around the city center, take a look at the local lifestyle, and stop by Warapon’s woven fabric shop to learn about woven fabric, followed by feeding fish and writing Mueang script at Ban Kalok, and finally taking a cruise on a wooden boat down the Nan River in the evening before settling down at Wiang Kaew Hotel.
All year around. If you want to
participate in Sai Bat Thian Ceremony,
you have to come exactly
one day after the Buddhist Lent
How to Access
From Nan city center,
travel south to Wiang Sa for approximately 25 kilometers
Woven fabric from Warapon’s woven fabric shop
Wiang Kaew Hotel
Bun Yuen Temple: Wiang Sa’s important temple since the ancient times. Anyone who comes will have to pay respect to the Buddha image with elegant standing posture.
Wiang Sa Municipality Local Museum: Besides being an important archive of physical evidences of Nan lifestyle and culture, it is also the location of the first footstep His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej set in the land of Nan.
Nan Cultural Exhibition Hall: Modern learning center for the history, culture, nature, and geography of Nan and other Lan Na provinces in the North from the past to the present.
Rangsi Kasem Building, Christian Sueksa School: Building that is an archeological site with exhibitions on Nan in different aspects, told through photos, furniture, and household objects, comparted into different rooms.
Tourists who like traveling to different places to appreciate new lifestyles and cultures different from routine daily life, and have fallen in love with expediting to fulfill inspiration and search for meaning of life through living and exchanging experiences with respective local societies and communities.
Do research on the places you are visiting, without forgetting your camera and diary to record your memories.
Wiang Sa is Nan’s largest Amphoe, so called ‘the Gate to Nan,’ being very abundant in rivers and streams. As for Nan city, it’s a cozy small town, complete with charms and living cultures, full of temples to be visited. Other important tourist attractions include Nan National Museum, Phu Min Temple, and Rim Nan Gallery.
Values and Impressions Gained
You get to appreciate Nan deeper than ever in many aspects, including its origin, history, culture, and lifestyle, that may breed into inspiration to pass on these stories and impressions, and make use of the values you experience in your lifestyle in a meaningful and tranquil way.
Activities with Local Communities
Sai Bat Thian Ceremony
Cycling in the city
Boat cruise of Nan River
Writing Muang script
Making flower cones at Chao Fong Kham Palace
Contact for Tourism
Wiang Sa, Master Tone
Tel: 088 407 1740
Boat cruising, Master Radom
Tel: 085 029 8029
Chao Fong Kham Palace, Ms. Pa
Tel: 089 560 6988
Rangsi Kasem Building Master Ton
Tel: 087 178 2588