Visit Wood Carving Center (Baan Tawai)

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Baan Tawai is a tourism village full of shops that sell Thai handicrafts and other handmade merchandise, and a lot of these are meant to convey the wisdom of each as well as the local villagers and their way of life. Of these particular crafts, it is wood-carving that that strikes the attention of most.


For about 40 years or so, the skills to create such magnificent works of art has been passed down from generation to generation. Located 20 km (12 miles) south of the city centre on the road towards Doi Inthanon, Ban Tawai is one of the most important craft centres in Thailand. Many of the fantastic items sold in Bangkok, Phuket and Samui are produced right here and by going straight to the source you can get some truly fantastic deals.

Chiang Mai is known as “the Capital of Handicrafts” since numerous generations of artisans of various skills, have settled down here for long time. Baan Tawai Wood Carving Village. One of the best known centers for wood carving.


Pick up from your hotel at 8:00 am , come back in hotel around 12:00


  • Pickup at hotel or guesthouse at 8:00 am
  • Arrive Baan Tawai
  • Return to hotel or guesthouse around 12 noon
  • Insurance Covered
  • English speaking local driver
  •  Gasoline


1 to 3 person 1600 thb total

from 3 to 10 is 2000 thb total


starting from 24 € per person