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Secrets of Sak Yant tattoo

Secrets of Sak Yant tattoo

Duration:5 hours total
Includes:Food, 1 ticket, Equipment and Transportation
Languages:Offered in Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional) and English

About your host

CO-Host Yok, Although born and raised up in Thailand, I have always found one thing particularly fascinating--exotic, fine-lined black-ink tattoos, whether emblazoned across a kickboxer’s chest or a bare shoulder of a woman on a scooter. All these intricate designs belong to the spiritual Sak Yan tattoo tradition. As one of the disciples of Ajarn Kawi, I have spent more than 10 years doing…
Krystal(XiaoWei)
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What we’ll do

We will visit a well-known village where Arjan(Master) Tu lives. It's gonna be 60-min drive away from the of city. Before we drive to Arjan's place, we will drop by local riverside market to buy multiple offerings for the sacred tattoo ceremony and some local snacks. Different cultural and religious belief and stories behind each offering will be explained. During this experience, we will let…

What else you should know

Please be noted that if you would like to have a bigger size of Sak Yant tatoo, the fee is not included in this experience. Only a 8cm*10cm Sak Yant taoo is included.

What I’ll provide

Food
local noodle shop that provides tasty noodles You can have 1 dish + 1 drink+1fruits
Tickets
Local Market that offer thai dishes for you to choose with the drink ( all good for meat lover, vegetarian, vegan )
Transportation
We'll drive to and from the village where Arjan lives ( Free pick up from the old city, Nimman, or around Mae Ping River )
Equipment
Arjan's blessing A designated Sak Yan tatoo (Size: 8cm*10cm) offerings for the sacred tattoo ceremony New needle

What to bring

curiosity and politeness

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Where you'll be

A consecrated hermitage hidden behind mountains in Chiangmai. You will learn a lot about the sacred tattoo arts and have a better understanding about Thai religion as well as the belief held by Thai people: A man without tattoos is invisible to the gods ( it is originally an Iban proverb in Borneo). We will take you to the famous local market for the afternoon tea experiences some authentic thai scenes.

Upcoming availability

Fri, 19th Jul    From 13:00 to 18:00.
₹5,141 per person
4 of 4 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

More tips

Please be noted that if you would like to have a bigger size of Sak Yant tatoo, the fee is not included in this experience. Only a 8cm*10cm Sak Yant taoo is included.
Krystal(XiaoWei)
culture walk
Secrets of Sak Yant tattoo
42 reviews
₹5,141 per person
42 reviews
₹5,141 per person