In Nan, visitors can find Hmong & Yao embroidery, Hmong & Yao silver neck-torcs, necklaces, anklets, bracelets, Thai Lu weavings, Lai Nam Lai textiles, Htin bamboo baskets, Khamu & Hmong woven bamboo huts. Additionally, silverware, wood carving and other hill tribe handicrafts are quite popular with tourists.
Nan is also famous for making musical instruments, like the Saloh, similar to a violin, and the Sung, a guitar-like instrument and for its Som Si Thong (golden oranges), they are in season in December.
Hill Tribe House sells Silver-made products
Address: 436, Thanon Sumonthewarat
Telephone: +66 01 4724131
Address: 10/4 Suriyapong
Telephone: +66 5475733
Nam Chai sells silverware
Address: 5 Mu 2, Tambon Pakang, Amphoe Pua
Pa Klang Hilltribe Village sells hill tribe products
Address: At 69 kms from Nan in Tambon Sila, Amphoe Pua
Suphitsala sells silk and cotton products
Address: 272/3 Yantrakitkoson Road, Amphoe Mueang
Lan Nan Som Noek
Address: 347/7 Thanon Sumonthewarat
Jaangtrakoon sells traditional clothes
Address: Thanon Sumonthewarat
Nature offers beautiful sceneries for trekking adventures, white-water rafting, elephant riding and visits to rare hill tribe communities. During rainy season the Nan Wa stream is swollen and rated 3 – 5 on the difficulty scale. With fewer trekkers here than in the more commercial areas of Thailand, the nature is a bit more untouched, visitors have the opportunity to explore the surrounding of the Doi Phu Kha and Mae Charim mountains.
Fhu Travel Service offers temple excursions, wilderness trips, bicycling tours and more.
Address: 433/4, Thanon Sumonthewarat
Telephone: +66 54 710636
Nan Guest House offers tours, bike rental and more.
Address: 57/16 Thanon Mahaphom
Telephone: +66 54 771849