RUSTIC CANALSIDE VILLAGE AND PEACEFUL ART MARKET
Hua Takhe community is another place developed to revive again after long slump nearby Suvarnabhumi airport (BKK Airport). The locals participated to revive their community and tried to find the highlights of the place. There are rotating art exhibitions, workshops for those who are interested in arts, Hua Takhe learning centre telling the story of the market, coffee shops and guesthouses, etc.
Experience a local train
Visit the wooden terraced market at Hua Takhe market
Taste some the good food at the market
Local dessert workshop
Plastic bag recycle workshop
In the morning, the guide will pick you up at the hotel lobby at 8.00 AM and then we will take public transport to Hua Lamphong or Bangkok railway station and we will go to Hua Takhe village by train for 1hour. Upon arrival we will walk to meet the local guide at Hua TaKhe community, along the way, you can see the street art that show the people’s way of life.
The first stop, we will visit Hua TaKhe market. The old market where you can enjoy walking to see the wooden terraced shophouses such as barbershop, garage, toy stores etc. And there are Hua TaKhe Local Learning Center, Community Astronomy Learning Center, Artist house and Community Health Care Center as well. Moreover, you can see the liveliness of the people and vendors who live in this community. And let’s try some delicious food here!
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, time to enjoy the “local dessert workshop”. The community keep the traditional way of making local desserts. They are still preserving identity of the dessert for the young generation. Here you can learn and enjoy how to do the local dessert.
Next, it’s time to do the “plastic bag recycle workshop”. Due to the waste problems in the community, there was a dumping of trash onto the canal and there are too much of the trash that made them awake to this problem. And this workshop is the concept to manage the waste. You can enjoy and learn how to recycle plastic bags to be the new stronger bag through an easy process and it is re-uasable. And after you finish, then you can take home as a souvenir!
At 3.00 PM we will take the local minibus back to the Airport Rail Link and drop you off at your hotel.
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 to develop Hua TaKhe community.
Prices: Private Tour
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 restaurants
Workshop Activities: Plastic bag recycle workshop
Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary
Please dress up modestly suitable for local community visiting. (avoid see-through, vests, sleeveless shirts, mini skirt/short).