Luang Prabang, Laos

Lao Weaving and Natural Dyes Class

Full Day | Class/Workshop and Weaving

Working with our Lao artisans, you will discover the beauty and secrets of Lao textiles. Don’t worry, no previous experienced is necessary to create a truly unique souvenir.

Right for You?

Duration

Full Day

Travel Style

Cultural Immersion and Family Friendly

Languages

English and Lao

Physical Activity

Light activity

Location

Small Towns/Villages and Quiet Area

Connect

Wifi: Available
Cell: Available

Ock Pop Tok

Local/Foreign Owned Social Enterprise
Starts at:

$80/person

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Speaks: English and Lao

Highlights

  • Meet master artisan weavers
  • Create your own handmade souvenirs
  • Visit the beautiful Living Craft Center along the Mekong

Details

Schedule

Daily 9am – 4pm

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

This class starts with a morning of selecting and preparing natural dyes for the 3 colored skins each student will make and later take home.

After lunch in our Silk Road Café (included in the price) the afternoon will be spent weaving with one of our master weavers. Each student is assigned a loom, a weaver and a guide to assist them in completing their own two-colored place mat.

What's Included

Lodging

None

Activities

Art, Class/Workshop and Weaving

Guide

Local guide (not bilingual) and Bilingual guide

Food

Lunch

Transport

Tuk tuk

Traveler Reviews

If you've been here, please tell us about it!  

Lao's wonderful textile tradition, beautifully presented by knowledgeable staff in beautiful surroundings as well as a great learning experience through classes makes Ock Pop Tok & Living Crafts Center a must in Luang Prabang. Their mission, to preserve Lao's extraordinary textile tradition, fair trade, and empowerment of women while presenting beautiful and high quality products is a wonderful...

pam10000, TripAdvisor

The free tour of the silk weaving workshop was really great. Very informative and the guide's English was brilliant. The shop is lovely and has plenty in the way of gifts for people back at home. We also had lunch on the restaurant and the western dishes we had well absolutely delicious. We would very highly recommend this place.

Simon D, TripAdvisor

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Ock Pop Tok

Local/Foreign Owned Social Enterprise

A Laos based social enterprise, we are an award winning textile organisation that works with local artisans to sustain the living culture that is Lao textiles. Meaning ‘east meets west’, Ock Pop Tok offers visitors of our Living Crafts Centre an immersive and authentic experience, with the opportunity to participate in one of our many classes. Discover the secrets of silk weaving, Hmong batik drawing, natural dyes, and bamboo weaving. Guests can also stay in the beautiful Mekong Villa and dine in the garden setting of the Silk Road Cafe.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included), Tuk Tuk and Local transport
The Ock Pop Tok Living Crafts Center is located just outside of the Luang Prabang town center. They can arrange to have a tuk tuk pick you up at their shop in town.