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Make Floating Krathong from Natural Materials

Let's learn the Thai craft from nature with Thai artisan master

About this Activity

Loi Krathong is an ancient tradition recorded in Sukhothai’s first stone inscription in which candles are floated downriver on cups made of banana leaves. The process symbolises one’s willingness to let go of hatred and anger, and float away past mistakes and negative thoughts.

What You Will Experience

● Explore the beautiful Koh Sarn Chao community. Enjoy the areas with lush green nature, lovely people and local living along the canal.
● Visit Champa Temple, explore the unique architecture that you will not see in any other temples
● Enjoy strolling along the neighbourhood
● Learn how to make your own krathong with the craft master, auntie Dee, who learned from her family and from the Royal school of craft how to preserve both culture and the environment by making a completely biodegradable krathong from natural materials.
● Float your finished krathong in the communtiy canal.
● Enjoy delicious local lunch next to the canal.
● Depart to orchid farm by traditional long tail boat and have fun roaming around nature and colorful orchids (Weekday) or Klong Lad Mayom floating market (Weekend)
● Depart back to your hotel (Bangkok only) via air-conditioned van

What Will You Get?

  • ● Thai crafty skill
  • ● New Thai auntie friends :)
  • Duration

    9:00 am - 14:00 pm (5 hrs)

  • Availability

    Monday - Sunday

  • Max# of People Allowed

    Minimum 2 people/ booking

  • Price

    2 people = 3,900 baht/person
    3 people = 3,200 baht/person
    4 people = 2,800 baht/person
    5 people = 2,500 baht/person
    6 people = 2,400 baht/person
    7 people = 2,300 baht/person
    8 people = 2,200 baht/person

  • Price include

    ● Activities as stated in the program
    ● All entrance fees
    ● A charming & experienced licensed English-speaking tour guide
    ● Lunch
    ● A bottle of water
    ● Public transportation: taxi from BTS Bangwa to Koh Sarn Chao community
    ● Long tail-boat, Thai Thai style
    ● Drop off to your hotel (Bangkok only) by air conditioning van
    ● A local souvenir handmade by villagers in the community
    ● Travel insurance
    ● VAT 7%
    ● Online booking payment fees 5%

  • Price exclude

    ● Pick up transfer at your doorstep
    ● Personal expenses
    ● Tips / gratuities for tour guide and driver (Optional)

  • Language

    English

  • Meeting Location

    ● Meeting Point: BTS Bangwa Exit 1&2
    You will see our tour guide wearing HiveSters t-shirt, greeting you with big smile. Exact location and tour guide contact details to be released upon booking.

    ● Drop Off Point: Your Hotel (Bangkok Only)

  • What to Bring

    Camera, sun screen, sunglasses. An open mind with big smile!

  • What to Wear

    Comfortable clothes and walking shoes

  • Small Note

    ● For large group, please contact us at bookme@hivesters.com
    ● Minimum booking 2 people/trip
    ● Please note all allergies when booking
    ● Adult price: Age 13++
    ● Children price: Age 3-12 - 20% Off adult retail price
    ● Infant price: Age 0-2 - Free of Charge


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Where:

Koh Sarn Chao community, Bangkok

Category:

Art & Crafts , Crafts

Background Info:

Located in the suburban area of Bangkok, this slow-paced green community has derived its name from its unique landscape. Walking into the vast area of green space will make you feel invigorated. Local lives include paddle boats that every house still uses to commute along the canal. Here, you can discover myriad hard-to-find delicate crafts from nature, namely vintage perfumery garlands (Pang Puang) and organic produces from their very own own gardens.

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