‘Once as a Herb Guru’ will bring you to Prachinburi locating on the abundant land that fits for cultivation where many kinds of herb has been found. We will journey through three different villages in order to find the true meaning of ‘Herb Guru’. Firstly, travel at Ban Dong Bang village to find the admirable local people who revives their traditional wisdom of herbs from cultivation to be part of the famous Abhaibhubejhr herb brand. Secondly, immense yourself at Ban Dong Krathong Yam village, the healthy village where ‘Thai-Puan’ indigenous culture still exists. Lastly, say goodbye to your trip at the natural Ban Thap Lan village where you will get your hand on reforestation by seed slingshot.
Meals as listed in the itinerary (Breakfast 1 / Lunch 2 / Dinner 1)
Transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
Accommodations as listed in the itinerary
Activities as listed in the itinerary
Learn about Thai herb
Learn how to make herbal compress
Visit Ban Thai-Puan museum
Fragrant Tong Muan cooking workshop
Experience the authentic Thai-Puan lifestyle
Enjoy Thai-Puan traditional performance
Travel to Thap Lan reservoir in Thap Lan National Park
Reforestation by seed slingshot
This is a join tour minimum 4 persons for this tour, it may not run if there are not enough people registered
Meet at the meeting point. Travel to see a herb guru.
Arrive at Ban Dong Bang. Learn about Thai herb at Thailand’s first herbal tourist village where herbs were grown, harvested, and process, and also the origin of Abhaibhubejhr Thai traditional medicine. Study with Thai herb guru. Visit the herb garden, drying house, and see how to bake herb with solar energy.
Don’t miss making herbal compress filled with over 5 local herbs.
Lunch at Abhaibhubejhr Spa. Don’t miss organic Thai herbal dishes and healthy drink such as Tiger’s Ear smoothie (Plectranthus amboinicus smoothie).
Follow the herbal trail from Ban Dong Bang to Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital. Enjoy Thai massage and shop Thai herbal products.
Travel to Ban Dong Krathong Yam.
Visit Ban Thai Puan Museum.
Learn how to make fragrant Tong Muan (Thai rolled wafer) that any sweet tooth would fall in love with.
Experience the authentic Thai Puan lifestyle at Ban Dong homestay.
Dine on local dishes and enjoy Thai Puan performance.
Bid farewell to Ban Dong Krathong Yam Village.
Travel to Thap Lan reservoir in Thap Lan National Park, the water source nourishing the people of Prachinburi. Bike amidst nature. Take a huge breath of fresh air with Dong Phaya Yen Mountains as background.
Planting forest using seed slingshot.
Lunch. Journey safely home.
Support community-based tourism in Thailand
Tourism Authority of Thailand has created a campaign "Once as a Tourist" for promoting 23 travel routes, included 42 communities, in 15 provinces. By expecting to push up community-based Tourism in Thailand.