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MANGROVE VILLAGE HOMESTAY
  • Mangrove Village Homestay
  • Nepa Palm Leaf Hat Making
  • Foraging Boat Trip for Lamp Shell Hunting
  • Saleng Tour in the Village
  • Stay With Locals Home Host
  • Mangrove Village Homestay
  • Nepa Palm Leaf Hat Making
  • Foraging Boat Trip for Lamp Shell Hunting
  • Saleng Tour in the Village
  • Stay With Locals Home Host

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 MANGROVE VILLAGE HOMESTAY, TRAT

Visit this mangrove village, which is in the Laem Ngop area approximately 17 kilometers southwest of Trat.

Many travellers will go by this small port town on their way to famous islands such as Koh Chang, Koh Kood and Koh Mak.

This is a shame because there is so much to see!

 Experiences:

  • Visit a black sand beach
  • Lamp shell hunting boat trip
  • Village sightseeing tour by “saleng” or local sidecar
  • Visit local attractions like Local Museum House, Laem Makham temple (temple of Buddhist and Muslim) and a 100-year-old wooden figures house
  • Learn how to make palm leaf hats and take one home as a souvenir!
  • Taste local food cooked by your hosts

 Itinerary:

DAY1: Trat Arrival (-,L,D)

Upon arriving at Trat’s airport/bus terminal (arrival time to be advised), your local guide will pick you up and take you to a black sand beach. Enjoy a relaxing morning before heading to the mangrove village.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

You will then check in to your home stay and meet your hosts.

Enjoy some leisure time in the afternoon.

Dinner will be served with a local family.

Overnight: Simple and comfortable homestay, bedding and mosquito net are provided.

DAY2: Mangrove Village Homestay (B,L,D)

Begin the day with a lamp shell hunting boat trip. Take a boat ride through the mangrove forest to the sea where you can try to find lamp shells. Note: the water level is approximately 1 metre deep and there will be life jackets available. There will be a snack served on board and you can enjoy a swim in the sea.

You will then return to the homestay around 9:30AM, take a shower and have breakfast.

After breakfast we will take you on a village sightseeing tour by “saleng” or local sidecar. On this tour you will visit the main attractions such as Local Museum House, Laem Makham temple (temple of Buddhist and Muslim) and 100-year-old Wooden Figures House.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

After the sidecar tour, we will stop by handicraft house where you will have a chance to learn how to make palm leaf hats. You can make your own hat and bring it home as a souvenir!

Dinner will be served with a local family.

Overnight: Simple and comfortable homestay, bedding and mosquito net are provided.

DAY3: Trat Departure (B,-,-)

Breakfast will be served at homestay.

In the late morning you will check out and say goodbye to your hosts. You will be taken to the airport or bus terminal in Trat. 

Note: All mentioned activities are subject to change depending on the weather, availability and safety reasons. This can occur without notice prior to the date.

 Be Responsible:

This program will be a part that could be generated a community development fund to ensure that every travelers' spending goes to support local people and reducing rural-urban migration.

 Prices: Private Tour

  • 2 persons: 9,450THB per person

  • 3 persons: 6,970THB per person

  • 4 persons: 5,640THB per person

  • 5 persons: 5,020THB per person

  • 6 persons: 4,460THB per person

Prices are quoted in THB per person per private group

 

 Inclusion:

  • Transportation: roundtrip local vehicle for pick up and drop off at Trat airport/bus terminal to the village

  • Accommodation: 2 nights stay at Homestay Baan Laem Makham

  • Local English speaking guide

  • Meal plan as mentioned in the program (B/L/D)

  • Entrance fee and activities as mentioned in the program

  • All taxes and service charge

  • Travel Insurance

 Exclusion:

  • Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary

  • International and Domestic flight/bus/train ticket

  • Optional tours

 How to get to Trat:

  • Appx 1 hour flight, 4 flights a day from Bangkok (BKK) to Trat (TDX) by Bangkok Airways

  • 5-6 hours drive from Bangkok

 Connected Destinations:

  • Chanthaburi, the tropical fruits town

  • Koh Chang, Koh Mak or Koh Kood

  • Cambodia: cross-border via Hat Lek Border to Koh Kong 

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