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Study Trips

Please Note: The pre-symposium trip's registration fee is excluded from the symposium registration fee. 

Payment is made through the same channel as the symposium registration fee. 

Pre-Symposium Study Trip
31 October - 3 November 2024
Tentative Dates and Program

October 31 - Arrive in Vientiane and check in @ Landmark Hotel, dinner

November 1 - National Handicraft Day - Celebrate this important day at the Lao National Handicraft Festival with welcome activities, tours at the festival, lunch, Lao Handicraft Association Charity Dinner

November 2 - Check out @ Landmark Hotel*, Fly to Phonsavan, Xieng Khouang Province, Activities include a tour and silk and natural dyeing workshop at Mulberries, Xieng Khouang Provincial Museum, visits with Hmong, Tai Dam, and Tai Phuan textile artisans

Note: Halal food is NOT available in Xieng Khouang Province. Please arrange to bring your food if you follow a halal diet.

November 3 - Plain of Jars UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Vientiane and start the Symposium package of your choice

Price per person twin sharing: $750

Price per person single: $925

Symposium Study Trip
Afternoon, November 6, 2023
Tentative Program

Visits to textile exhibits in different parts of Vientiane Capital and the vicinity

Lunch @ Landmark Hotel

Visit several venues 

Vientiane by Night 

Dinner - TBD

Note: this study is included in the symposium package

Post-Symposium Study Trip
November 7 and longer

ATTS 9 will not host a post-symposium study trip but is asking respected tour companies to offer itineraries to Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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