Escape the crowds and discover a hidden, quieter side to Thailand. Visit unspoilt beaches, taste local delicacies and experience the villagers way of life over a five day guided tour. In Trad, you will participate in a local eco-tourism project where you'll work alongside a native minority group.
Explore the roads less travelled in Thailand's south on this five day fully guided tour. Departing from Bangkok, you'll be whisked away from the hustle and bustle of the city to one of Thailand's best kept secrest, Koh Sichang. Be wowed by turquoise waters, rugged headlands and cultural monuments as you spend the day seeking out hidden gems. The second day will take you back to the mainland via ferry so you can be transported to your next destination – Chanthaburi province. Once here you'll stay put for two days and visit the Canopy Walkway over the Golden Mangrove Field, take a cruise around the Laem Singh cape area and try your hand at producing organic fish balls, a local delicacy.
On the fourth day you will say goodbye to your local hosts and transfer to the Community Ecotourism group of Tambon Huay Raeng in Trad. Enjoy a boat trip down the waters of Huay Raeng and see first hand the villagers way of life. You will be fascinated to learn how the locals produce household items and will finish the day helping to prepare the evening's dinner using locally sourced produce. After an authentic Thai breakfast, you'll hit the road to visit Chong Changtune Live Eco-Museum in the Bo Rai district. Situated by the mountains on the border of Cambodia, witness the way of life of the Chong people, a minority group native to the area. Here you will participate in a local eco-tourism project where you will assist in creating sustainable crafts and help educate these people on building their own economies to support and maintain their traditional lifestyles. Your trip finishes with a local sauna treatment and traditional lunch before being transferred to Trat Airport.
Please note, flights are not included in this package.
The tour runs for four nights and can be booked daily upon request.
THIS PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE FLIGHTS.
All cancellations must be received in writing and will be subject to the following cancellation charges from the date the written cancellation is received:
Tour runs with a minimum of two and maximum of 14 people.
The itinerary may be modified to accommodate adverse weather conditions. This will be discussed with your guide in Thailand.
YOU MUST BOOK YOUR OWN FLIGHTS. THIS TOUR DOES NOT TAKE PLACE IN AUSTRALIA.
This package starts in the city of Bangkok and finishes in the city of Trad. Both of these locations are in Thailand.