Loykratong Festival is holding once a year in November, it can be called in northern dialect language called “Yi-Peng” meaning “Full Moon in month 12th” . Thais will prepare Kratong on this day also lantern.
Kratong made from banana leafs with flowers decorated, and lantern made from paper. Northern Thailand is the most popular for this festival, especially Chiang Mai under the name “Jewel of north” where all the old cultures and traditions are exist more than 700 years.
During this festival day and night, you will be surprised by seeing Thais and Burmese dress up with traditional clothes beautifully in public. If you are possibly to dress gratefully for attending any temple’s ceremony, it would be respectfully.
If you would like to see more than 5,000 lanterns at a time including activities are providing by tour companies, you can CONTACT US for reserving your ticket in advance. As long as you reserve it earlier over a year or so, you will definitely get the best spot in the event’s.
WHY WE RELEASE KRATONG & LANTERN?
The main meaning of floating Kratong is thanking a god of river who gave us the water for living, and take float away your unlucky this year for a better luck in upcoming year. For releasing lantern is meaning to worship all the goddess in the heaven.
WHAT WE PROVIDE FOR YOUR SEAT?
Reserve your Loykratong or Yi Peng Festival from soonest for getting the best spot in the event. In the event, you will receive an authentic handmade souvenir from Chiang Mai Private Tours, and enjoy event which provided food, lantern, transportation, etc.
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE FROM THIS FESTIVAL?
You will have the best opportunity to see Northern Thailand’s Culture and be a part of it. Not only festival but also experience authentic food, and dignity knowledge, as well as costume.