The Jim Thompson Farm is welcoming visitors again this year, from now until 8 January, 2017, with operating hours between 9:00 – 17:00 Hrs.
This year, the event will be run under the theme ‘Kak Thae Thae Phrae Epo – Amazing Pha Khao Ma’ with the aim of preserving and promoting the northeastern style of cloth making — ‘Pha Khao Ma’ as well as to introduce the region as an agro-tourism destination where tourists can come to learn about the real production processes involved in making traditional clothes as well as learn find out about the production of many agricultural products.
The farm tour will take tourists on tram to visit five interesting spots throughout the farm which include: the 50-rai beautiful cosmos field; colourful gardens with various types of flowers in full bloom such as roses, sunflowers, pumpkins and so on; an Isan village where the display of ‘Pha Khao Ma’ is showcased along with interesting story behind Pha Khao Mai cloth and its importance to Isan’s ethnic culture; the Jim Village where visitors can learn about the entire process of making Thai silk; and the Jim Market where fresh and processed products from Jim Thompson farm are available to buy.
Entry ticket on weekdays is 180 Baht for adults and 130 Baht for children and on weekends will be 220 Baht for adults and 160 Baht for children. During 31 December – 3 January, the price will be 280 Baht and 180 Baht for adults and children respectively. Visitors aged over 55 years will receive a special discount.
Interested parties can buy tickets in advance at ThaiTicketMajor or Jim Thompson’s branches at Surawong, Siam Paragon, Central World, Emporium, Jim Thompson Museum, Palio Khao Yai and Hor Kam Khoon, Pakthongchai district, Nakhon Ratchasima.