A Day as a Fisherman, Santor, Bangkok (1D)

9.5 from 2 reviews
Bangkok, Thailand
1 Day
English, Thai

About the trip
Outdoor & Adventure Hands-on Workshop
Santor community is the only fisherman village located in Bangkok. This community is focusing on Agro-Tourism and surrounded by mangrove forest. It is a perfect spot to escape from busy life and enjoy the peaceful moment here. The only way to explore this community is to take a boat ride. With a simply way of fisherman life, the local host will show you around the community and join them to hand pick sea cockle and see their organic breeding pond.
  • Try local transport (train and red pickup truck taxi) and enjoy a boat ride
  • Collect sea cockles in the organic breeding pond and enjoy kayaking
  • Have seafood lunch
  • Swim in organic breeding pond like a fisherman
  • Cruise to see Bangkok and Samut Sakorn sea border
  • Wear comfortable clothes and shoes such as sneakers and please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat and umbrella
  • Please bring extra change of clothes in case you want to swim and pick the cockles, wear anti-slip footwear, and come with an open heart!
Electricity 24/7
Cell Signal
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary ( Lunch 1 )
  • Public transportation as mentioned in itinerary
  • Activities as listed in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide and Local guide
  • Travel insurance
  • VAT 7%
Day One

09.00 am.  Meeting point at Wongwianyai BTS Station Exit 1. Then, walk together to Wongwianyai Train Station.

 

09.40 am.  Take a local train from Wonwianyai Station to Bangborn Station. Without using public transport, don’t say that you know one country well enough. This line is the shortest and the most punctual line in Thailand.

 

10.00 am.  Arrive at the Bangborn station. Take ‘Song-taew’ to Klongpittayalongkorn School! Ride an open-air taxi truck and enjoy the sea breeze.

 

10.30 am.  Take a boat to San-tor community and visit the sea border Cruise to see Bangkok-Samutsakorn sea border and livelihood of the fisherman.Enjoy view along the canal and let's count how many birds we see today!

 

11.00 am.  Arrive at Santor community. Receive warm welcome by Uncle Sorn, your local host. 

 

Color your own scarf using Tie & Dye method from mangrove product. Tie & Dye the

scarf using“Taboon” fruit; it gives the natural brown color and help softens the fabric.

 

11.30 am.  Lunch by locals! Try choices of seafood and cockles menu.

01.00 pm.  Enjoy local aquatic activities;

  • Swim in organic breeding pond like a fisherman

  • Collect sea cockles in the organic breeding pond

  • Kayaking

03.00 pm.  Say goodbye to community and travel back.


04.30 pm.   Arrive at Wongwianyai BTS Station.

Guest Reviews
Nuttapong Siriprom
( 9.1 )

January 2018 · Thailand

Nice place to visit with amazing local atmosphere

The foods are excellent and the activity is perfect for foreigners to learn the local life.


Annette Richmond
( 10.0 )

January 2018 · United States

Train, Boats & Trucks: My Day as a Fisherman in Bangkok

Visiting the farm and the seafood feast.


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Uncle Sorn and the Community

This trip supports and helps keep the spirit of agro-tourism strong in their community

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