Day 05 - Luang Prabang
After breakfast, drive to the nearby traditional Tai Lue weaving village Ban Phanom where is famed for its intricately woven textiles and special weaving techniques - in former times, it was the weaver colony of the Luang Prabang Royalty. Visit to Kop Noi workshop; (means “little frog”), a universal symbol for balance in the environment.
Also, visit the well-known silver's smith shop of a local artisan who worked as silver’s smith for Lao Kings for many generations.
In mid-afternoon, drive to visit the riverside studio of Ok Pop Tok, where 2 young designers reinterpret traditional woven designs. The seminar takes 1.5 hours and is titled “The Silk Road: From Silkworms to Nagas” and you will be exposed to all elements of the Lao textile and weaving process.