Thailand Painting Holidays

paint on the banks of the Mekong River

A wonderful combination of painting tuition and Thai culture in a small guest house on the banks of the Mekong River at Phon Phisai in NE Thailand.  During the dry cool months of October to January each year the guesthouse provides a combination of painting tuition and Thai rural culture experience to 4 guests each week.

The visits are individually tailored to provide the level of tuition and Thai experience that each visitor seeks.  This website contains details of the tuition, experiences and facilities together with prices and booking facilities. 

 

Thailand Painting Holidays provides trips to many unusual and beautiful destinations in the NE of Thailand. There are no tour buses with a guide. Locations are difficult to access, with few tourists, so your hosts Jeremy and Waree will personally show you around during your holiday.

Sangkhom starting place for visits to waterfalls See location on Google map

Sangkhom is located on the bank of the mighty Mekong River and is a starting place for visits to the waterfalls. .

Nam Tok Than Thip - is a three tiered waterfall, the lower level drops 30m and the second tier falls nearly 100m which is easily accessible by a wooden stairway. The third/top tier, which is only visible through the lush forest, falls nearly 70m

Nam Tok Than Thong - is a wider but shorter drop waterfall with a swimmable pool at the bottom with a short nature trail which takes you down to the Mekong River.

Wat Pa Tak Sua - is a forest Wat located 18km from the city of Sangkhom with a beautiful view of the Mekong River.

Wat Hin Maak Peng - is the home of the highly revered Monk, Luang Poo Tet Tet Lang Sii. The temple is known for it's "Thudong" Monks who have taken on Ascetic Vows in addition to normal monastic precepts. Deep within the bamboo groves of the Temple grounds are the "Koti" where they live and meditate. The gardens of the Temple are exquisite, filled with huge trees and rare orchids. Their peace and splendour make this place highly worth visiting.

Pra Sutham Chedi (Wat Aran Ban Pot) - sitting atop a small hill with a commanding position overlooking the Mekong River, the Chedi combines elements of the traditional Holy Reliquaries (Taat) which the area is famous for.

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