- RICE PLANTING AND BUFFALO BATHING
Tune in to the slower pace of life in the countryside as you plant your own shoots and learn about the harvest process, using methods handed down through generations. Then, enjoy a unique experience with our resident water buffalo during their ritualistic bath. 75 minutes: THB 1,000++ per person.
- THAI CLAY MOLDING
Create your own pot, plate or cup at Chaan Baan. Connect with nature as you discover different hand-building techniques and work with a range of ceramic colours. 120-minute private session: THB 1,500++ per person.
- Tie-Dye Experience
Learn natural dyeing from our experts at Chaan Baan – and methods such as binding, folding, stitching and pole-wrapping – to create beautiful patterns on fabric. Uncover the secrets of preparing a dye from natural indigo, using techniques handed down through generations. 120-minute session: THB 1,500++ per person (includes one handkerchief and one scarf).
- Thai Farmers National Museum
Take a walk through the curated display of traditional tools and equipment used in rice farming and cooking when you visit our Rice Museum, which also shows the relationship between the “chao-naa” (rice farmers), the evolution of farming, as well as the customs and lifestyles of the rice farmers.
- Traditional Thai Cooking
Get a glimpse of traditional Thai cooking, and enjoy local specialties such as “khanom khrok” (coconut rice pancakes) cooked in a hot indented frying pan.
- Our Chef’s Herb and Vegetable Garden
Explore the home-grown herb and vegetable garden that provides some of the garnishes at our restaurants and cooking school.