Simple Way of Life by River, Baan Laem, Suphanburi (1D)

Suphan Buri, Thailand
1 Day
English, Thai

About the trip
History & Culture Gastronomy Hands-on Workshop
Ban Laem Community, Suphanburi is an old riverside community with a simple way of life along Tha Chin River. There are many old historic temples along the river. It is a great choice for Buddhists who like to make merit and pray for blessing. Ban Laem Community is known for its foods and desserts. If you visit Bang Pla Ma District, you should not miss menus from boeseman croaker (Pla Ma) such as fried boeseman croaker with garlic and spicy boeseman croaker soup. There are also many rare desserts like Thai Steamed Lotus Stem Cake and other royal Thai dessert recipes for tourists to learn.
  • Learn how to cook royal Thai dessert and Thai Steamed Lotus Stem Cake.
  • Learn how to make traditional Thai chili paste.
  • Local Guide
  • Activities listed on the itinerary
Day One
8.30 a.m. Arrive at the community and receive a warm welcome. 9.00 a.m. Learn the story of Ban Laem and how the locals manage tourism here. 9.30 a.m. Learn how to make Saibua, a Thai dessert, and also other local desserts. 10.30 a.m. Attend the activity: making traditional chili paste follow Mae Sopha’s recipe for lunch Enjoy making traditional chili paste, the recipe of Mom Sopha, for lunch. 11.30 Attend the activity: making basketries by using rattan or water hyacinth as souvenirs for tourists
12.00 p.m. Have lunch. Then, cruise along the unofficially travelling path of King Rama V to retrace Suntonphu’s literature, Niraj-Supan. Visit Suphan riverside community (Tha Chin) to see traditional houses in King Rama V reign. 1.00 p.m. Stop by Pha Pruek Temple, the legendary temple of Myanmar army called Angwa, to worship the Buddha’s footprints and the statue of Luang Po See Sang, a venerable monk. Visit Ayutthaya Museum to see old traditional objects such as Khoi, a very antique book used in the old days. 2.00 p.m. Visit a traditional dessert house (Song Wang). Try various kinds of royal Thai dessert. 3.30 p.m. Visit Monthathip Farm, a sufficiency-economy-based mixed agricultural farm.
5.00 p.m. Goodbye and hope you enjoy the trip!
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