Andaman Island Excursion, Phang Nga

phang nga, Thailand
1 Day
English, Thai

About the trip
Outdoor & Adventure History & Culture Arts and Craft
Spend a night in the Muslim village of Ban Talae Nok on the North Andaman Coast and experience this quaint way of life. Participate in handicraft and livelihood demonstration with your hosts. Fish from the beach with local fishermen and enjoy a local barbeque dinner on the beach. Feast on Southern Thai specialty dishes and learn how to make a local snack.
  • Take a walking tour of the village to learn about the history and the 2004 Tsunami
  • Handicraft workshop and learn the art of Batik ‐ keep as souvenir
  • Explore the mangrove forest in a long‐tail boat
  • Swim and snorkel in the Gam Islands
  • Have a picnic lunch on the beach
Day One
Start the tour in Kuraburi at the Andaman Discoveries office for a pre-trip briefing and cultural orientation. Transfer to Ban Talae Nok village to meet your host family, and be welcomed into their way of life. Take a walking tour of the community with your local guide to learn about the history and lives of these villagers. See an area of the village that was destroyed by the 2004 tsunami and learn how the community was affected. Take part in a handicraft workshop and learn the art of Batik. You can create your own design or have your hosts draw one of you, then color in the beautiful designs‐ keep your creation as a souvenir. Explore the mangrove forest in a long‐tail boat, where you have the chance to spot various birds, monitor lizards and monkeys. Take a fascinating journey through the tidal canals and learn how the villagers are active in protecting this amazing ecosystem.
Continue to the *Gam Islands and enjoy the white sandy beaches, go for a swim and snorkel in the clear blue waters.  Have a picnic lunch on the beach.
Depart the island and say goodbye to your kind hosts, transfer back to Kuraburi , end of program. *Gam Islands are available during dry season November ‐ April. For rainy season, enjoy an extended mangrove tour.
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  • Bilingual support staff, Visitors Handbook
  • Transfers during the tour
  • Activities and meals as stated in the program
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Village-led Conservation and Cultural Empowerment

This package is designed in collaboration with the villagers themselves, based around the principles of community‐based tourism. We are committed to providing local people with a complimentary source of income while still continuing their traditional way of life.

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