Workshops & Experiences

Create your own piece of Lao handicraft under the guidance of one of our skilled artisans. Our workshops offer a fun and hands-on beginner experience, but can also be tailored to suit participants with a higher knowledge of crafting. To Schedule a class, or if you have any questions, please contact us.

Hmong Reverse Embroidery

Learn how to reverse embroider with your Hmong teacher, Bai Ly, who learned to sew when she was just four years old. Bai Ly will guide participants to create their own hand-embroidered creation using the traditional Hmong reverse technique

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Paper Making

Travel to the paper village and have a hands-on experience making paper and a paper lantern. You will learn the process of preparing the mulberry bark, from boiling the bark pieces to breaking it down. You will get your hands dirty making and decorating a piece of paper with natural ingredients.

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Laos Village Artisan Experience by Matesai
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Artisan Village Experience

A two-day experience in which you will travel to the Village and stay the night at Mr. Somdeth's homestay. Experiment with local natural dyes and choose between cotton weaving or bamboo weaving.

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Discover Laos by Boat!

Join in on a Banana Boat Tour and discover authentic boat tours from day trips along the Mekong River to overnight tours in Nongkhiaw.

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