A Day as a Changemaker, Khong Toei, Bangkok (1D) - Joined Tour

9.5 from 4 reviews
Bangkok, Thailand
1 Day
English, Thai

P' Fai

Leader of the village

Nothing much but we are very proud of people to be able to welcome all tourists to visit Klong Toei.


About the trip
History & Culture Local Wisdom Hands-on Workshop
Having been stuck with negative labels for so long, Khlong Toei Community is associated with some certain words. However, Klong Toei is simply a community. Before exploring Klong Toei with Local Alike, keep your mind open to be able to perceive the community the way it really is.
  • Listen to the story of Khlong Toei community
  • Explore the community’s lifestyle
  • Participate in ‘Roi Malai Dok Mali’ activity (make jasmine garlands)
Cell Signal
Parking on Premise
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary ( Lunch 1 )
  • English speaking guide and Local guide
  • Transportation as listed in the itinerary
  • Activities as listed in the itinerary
  • Travel insurance
  • Vat 7%
Day One

09.00 am.  Meeting point MRT Queen Shirikiti convention center Exit 4. Take TUK TUK or Taxi to Duang Prateep Foundation, Khlong Toei community.

 

09.30 am.  Arrive at the community, get warm welcome from the community’s representative. Enjoy snack and herbal drinks prepared by the locals. Listen to the story of Khlong Toei community from the representative.  Explore the community’s lifestyle. 

  • Finish with community blog  4-5-6. Walk along the railway. Visit a furniture factory with reasonable price whose working area is on railway tracks. Get to know the locals on both sides of the railway.
  • Follow by community blog 1-2-3. Explore the community and experience local lifestyle 70 rai of Pattana Community.
  • Visit the local morning market and pay respect to Chao Phor Phra Pra Daeng Shrine.

12.00 pm.  Lunch in the community.

 

01.00pm.  Participate in ‘Roi Malai Dok Mali’ activity (make jasmine garlands). Making jasmine garlands is one of the community’s profession. Khlong Toei is one of the biggest flower garland producers of Bangkok. This activity offers you lesson, taught by the locals, and a chance to make your own flower garlands for you to take home as souvenirs.

 

02.00 pm.  Enjoy snacks. Converse and discuss with the locals to promote the community.

 

03.00 pm.  Say goodbye to Khlong Toei community at Duang Prateep Foundation. Drop off at MRT Queen Shirikiti convention center.

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  • We reserve the right to cancel a customer's booking for a full refund in case of not enough traveler
Guest Reviews
Ms Akrimar tongkaew
( 8.0 )

July 2019 · Thailand

Social Impact, Learning, Connection

To learn/lead by the local guide who really live in the community and have passion in their own community development


Kevin & Ida Lafky
( 10.0 )

June 2019 · United States

Great program that shows the depth of reality of those in need in Bangkok poor areas. This program helps many people.


Kanar
( 10.0 )

June 2019 · Austria


Lily
( 10.0 )

June 2019 · Armenia


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