Visit local attractions such as Wat Laem Suwannaram Temple, a Chinese God Shrine and Wat Chong Lom Temple
Explore Mahchai with a samlor (three-wheeled bike) tour
Choose either an indigo dye workshop or learn how to make a Thai herbal compress ball
Taste some local food
Thachalom-Mahachai is a small Thai-Chinese town located in Samut Sakhon province and is just an hour by train from Bangkok.
It is one of the largest fresh seafood centers in the country and is an interesting place to explore. With the Countryside Rickshaw Tour, you will get to see the main attractions of this fishing village and also learn from the locals!
This expedition will be part of generating a community development fund to ensure that every traveler's spending goes to support local people to develop the Baan Tha Chalom community.
Our guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby at 8:00AM. We will then catch public transport to the train station where you will embark to Mahachai. Upon arrival, you can experience a lively seafood market and then walk to the pier to catch a ferry.
We will meet with the local guide at the community center. Then you will take a rickshaw tour of the Thai-Chinese village. Here, you will get to explore the main attractions of the village.
The first stop is the old-school train station, which is approximately 100 years old. Next, you will experience the architecture of the ancient wooden Buddhist hall, Wat Laem Suwannaram Temple.
You will then visit the Chinese God Shrine before being taken by your local guide tasting a refreshing Thai herbal drink. Then we will visit Wat Chong Lom Temple to see a fantastic wall painting.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
After lunch you can make your own herbal compress ball. The local therapist will show you what herbs to put into your compress and then use this to give you a traditional Thai massage.
At 3:00PM we will take the train back to Bangkok by public transport.
Round-trip transfer from hotel to the village by public transport
English speaking guide
Entrance fees and activities as mentioned
Meal plan: Lunch at a local restaurant
A dyed cotton a scarf
Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary
Please dress up modestly, suitable for local community visiting, rickshaw tour (avoid see-through, vests, sleeveless shirts, mini skirts/shorts)