Green Route Good Lifestyle in 3 Routes

Samut Prakan, Thailand
3 Days 2 Nights
English, Thai

About the trip
History & Culture Nature and Environmental
The 3 local communities - Bang Kor Bua, Bang Nam Phueng and Bang Kra Chao - located in Kung Bang Kra Chao or the ‘Green Lung’ of Bangkok, offer travel routes of wellness and nature. If you want to feel the Green Lung’s fresh air, you can walk on pathways through communities with the view of coconut and nipa palm trees along the way. Then, continue to Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park And Botanical Garden or ‘Suan Sri’ where you can relax on a boat or bike around. You will also get to visit Wat Bang Nam Phueng Nok, an old temple where people usually go to pray for work and luck. As for food, this trip will serve you authentic dishes of Bang Kor Bua Community and local Thai dessert made from nipa palm fruit.
  • Have fun riding a bike at Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park And Botanical Garden in verdant greenery.
  • Visit Wat Bang Nam Phueng Nok, a 350-year-old temple.
  • Enjoy a boat ride through a nipa palm tree tunnel.
  • Learn how the locals manage waste at Wat Chak Dang Temple.

Program - Day 1 

09.30 AM 

Arrive at Wat Bang Nam Phueng Nok, an old temple in Bang Nam Phueng Community located in the Green Lung Bang Kra Chao and receive a warm welcome from the community members.

10.00 AM

At Baan Bang Nam Phueng Community Learning Center, the community leader is ready to greet everyone and tell the story of the community and Bang Kra Chao. Most people know Bang Kra Chao as the hidden oasis of the city, but this is the destination where you can learn the culture and enjoy authentic cuisine as well! 

10.30 AM                  

Let’s explore Bang Kra Chao by bike! Ride to Sri Nakhon Khuean Khan Park And Botanical Garden or ‘Suan Sri’. This is one of Bang Kra Chao’s landmarks with an area over 200 Rai. You will enjoy biking around in verdant greenery.

12.00 PM 

Bang Nam Phueng is a community in Bang Kra Chao well-known for the Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market. This market is perfect for those who love local vibes. There are plenty of local products such as fruits, food and crafts. Have lunch at the floating market. 

01.00 PM 

Take a bike ride to Baan Bang Nam Phueng Community Learning Center and Wat Bang Nam Phueng Nok, an old temple in the community. Continue riding on the bike route to ‘Thanon Morakot’ which is the green pathway beautifully painted with colorful flowers. Then, it’s time to enjoy fun local activities! 

  • Learn how to make a small basket from nipa palm leaves. 

  • Try making ‘Kanom Tuay’ or Thai coconut milk custard. 

04.30 PM

Say goodbye and travel to Bang Kor Bua Community.

05.00 PM

Have dinner at Ounjai Riverside with the view of Chao Phraya River.

06.30 PM

Go to Baan Klang Suan Homestay, Bang Kor Bua Community. 


Program - Day 2 

08.00 AM 

Have breakfast at the accommodation. 

09.30 AM 

Listen to the story of the community. Back then, most tourists usually passed by Bang Kor Bua to other famous destinations such as Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market and Suan Srim so Bang Kor Bua earned nothing from tourism. The locals then decided to start community-based tourism presenting their local wisdom like massage and herbs to attract tourists and also work with Wat Chak Daeng Temple on waste management in the community. Now, the community gains profits from tourism. 

10.00 AM

Enjoy local activities in the community. 

  • Make a herbal compress ball. 

  • Tie-dye fabric using natural dyes. 

  • Enjoy a boat ride through a nipa palm tree tunnel and pick up rubbish along the canal before walking up to watch the view of Chao Phraya River. 

12.00 PM

Try the authentic ‘Miang Gleeb Bua’, which is a fresh lotus flower petal wrapped appetizer, and freshen up with a cool Bilimbi drink. Enjoy local dishes cooked by the locals for lunch. 

02.00 PM 

VIsit Wat Bang Kor Bua, the community’s temple. 

03.00 PM 

Get to know more about the community at Khlong Bon Museum. 

05.00 PM

Return to the accommodation. Have a relaxing herbal foot bath and enjoy your free time. 

07.00 PM 

Have dinner at Krua Lung O. 

08.30 PM

Return to the accommodation. 


Program - Day 3

08.00 AM

Have breakfast at the accommodation. 

09.30 AM

Visit Wat Chak Daeng, a temple well-known for producing monk robes from recycled plastic bottles. Learn how Wat Chak Daeng manages waste such as sorting plastic bottles to be recycled for the monk robe production, making a monk robe from used fabric and composting food waste. 

11.00 AM

  • Freshen up with a cup of coffee at the temple. 

  • Enjoy planting seeds and painting a plant pot made from recycled foam collected in the river. Once done, you can keep them as souvenirs. 

12.00 PM

  • Have lunch at Bangkok Tree House. 

01.00 PM

  • Return home safely. 

  • Meals mentioned in the program
  • Transportation mentioned in the program
  • Accommodation for 2 nights
  • Activities mentioned in the program
  • Local guide
  • Vat 7%
  • Round trip transportation
  • The itinerary is subject to change depending on the weather and under certain circumstances. If outdoor activities cannot run as planned, Local Alike will provide alternative indoor activities to offer authentic experiences to all guests. The happiness of the community and travelers are our priority.
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