Once as an Aram Boy, Udon Thani (2D1N)

Udon Thani, Thailand
2 Days 1 Night
English, Thai

About the trip
History & Culture
‘Once as an Aram Boy’ will bring you to journey through the peaceful forest monastery locating amidst the valley in Udon Thani province. Grab the good chance to escape from a fast-paced life and seek solitude by tasting an Aram Boy life. Thai slang word ‘Aram Boy’ means the person who works as the monk’s servant. From morning pray to evening pray, you will experience the normal scene of Aram Boy life by following monks out for alms, eating from the bottom of the alm bowl, sweeping the temple floor, and also studying Dhamar while enjoying the fresh air.
  • Journey through Khiri Wong Kot village
  • Visit Huai Chang Plai Waterfall
  • Immense yourself as an Aram Boy at Wat Ban Pa Kho
  • Try local cuisines
  • Pay respect to Luang Phor Nak
  • Enjoy shopping at Ban Na Kha fabric market
  • This is a join tour minimum 4 persons for this tour, it may not run if there are not enough people registered
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  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (Breakfast 2 / Lunch 2 / Dinner 1)
  • Transportation as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodations as listed in the itinerary
  • Activities as listed in the itinerary
  • Tour guide
  • Local guide
  • Travel insurance
  • VAT 7%
Day One
Meet at the departure gate of Don Meung International Airport. Travel to Udon Thani International Airport. Travel to Khiri Wong Kot village. Breakfast at King’s Osha. Travel to Khiri Wong Kot Village. Enjoy the scenery of rice fields, forest and mountains.
Tak Tak Tak, the sound of farmer’s truck speeding through the dirt and streams to the natural path surrounded by mountains and forest. Lunch with local dishes. Grilled fish and chicken. Get back to barbarian routes. Enjoy lunch while listening to the sound of Huai Chang Plai Waterfall, the all-year-round natural water source. Leave Khiri Wong Kot village. Get ready for an aram boy lifestyle. Travel to Wat Pa Phu Kon, a temple decorated solely in Bronze and pay respect to Phra Puttasaiyat Lokanat Sasada Mahamunee built entirely in white marble.
Sweep the temple floor at Wat Ban Pa Kho, a place to practice the dharma for monks and civilians, with lodging in the forest suitable for those who seek solitude. Evening pray.
Day Two
Wake up at 4 am as an aram boy. Morning pray and follow monks while he asks for alms. Enjoy fresh air. Eat from the bottom of the alm bowl as aram boys do. Sweep the temple floor. Help monks out. Study dharma.
Lunch. Worship Luang Phor Nak, an over 1000-years-old Buddha statue. Shop at Ban Na Kha fabric market.
Travel to Udon Thani International Airport.
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