Private one hour Bagan Lacquerware Tour introduce you deeply about the lacquerware making process. You will be impressed by craftsmen skills and learn all steps for making a lacquer ware product. It will be a great chance for you to make some unique souvenirs to bring back home.
Bagan Lacquerware Tour: Learn About the Complete Process of Bagan Lacquerware
In this journey, you will have the opportunity to get fully acquainted with this fascinating process. The crash course takes place in Bagan’s oldest lacquerware shop where master craftsmen have been honing their expertise for centuries.
After being talked through the process of creating a lacquerware piece, you will have chance to paint over designs sketched onto coasters by the craftsmen.
Transfer to Bagan’s oldest lacquerware shop, and enter the workshop where every phase of production is performed.
The process begins with forming wares from bamboo which are then painted with lacquer. Between eight and 16 layers of lacquer will be applied depending on the quality desired – a high-end piece of lacquerware can take a year to complete.
After drying, the surface is polished before the last stage, which is where things get creative!
One of the workshops craftsmen will sketch a traditional design on each coaster. Visitors are then provided paint and a brush to complete their very own masterpiece.
Afterwards, the work will be set aside to dry, and collected later in the day or the following morning.
Time : One hour between 09.00 – 17.00
End of the Bagan Lacquerware Tour!
- All transfers & transportation in private air-conditioned vehicles
- English speaking guide (Other language guide on request)
- Government taxes and service charge
- Mineral water on coach
- Bagan Zone Fee (25000 kyat/person as of 2020)
- Meals & drinks not mentioned
- Personal insurance
- Tips & gratuities for guide and driver
- Surcharges if any (increasing of fuel charges, admission fee, Christmas & New year with prior notice)
- Other services not mentioned in “inclusion”
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