Harmonious Namchiao

Experience the 'real' thai culture with the locals of Nam Chiao

About this Activity

Strong tide, slow life: Experience a slow-paced living and enjoy natural lifestyle with Ban Nam Chiao people

What You Will Experience

Have a break and appreciate the beauty of Ban Nam Chiao way of living
- Experience way of life that is closely linked to water
- Learn how to make ngops (bamboo hats
ingeniously designed for many uses)
- Explore and plant mangroves
- Search for your own food from the ocean and enjoy local fresh seafood with Nam Chiao cooking style
- Watch the local Ngop dance and Hooloo likay (a traditional folk theater) in the evening
- Join a Thai dessert workshop

  • Duration

    2 Days 1 Night

  • Availability

    Booking upon request.

  • Price

    2 days 1 night (more than 4 ppl): 2,600 Baht/person
    2 days 1 night (less than 4 ppl): 2,500 Baht/person

  • Price include

    - Transportation within the village
    - One night accommodation
    - 4 meals from the community
    - Boat ride
    - Activities and materials, (Ngop making workshop, One ngop back home, Thai dessert making workshop)

  • Price exclude

    - Personal expenses
    - Transportation to the community
    - Street food nearby
    - Airport/ Bus station pick up price
    From bus station 250 Baht/trip/person
    From Trat airport 500 Baht/trip/person
    - Other additional expenses

  • Cancellation Policy

    Cancellations made at least 14 days before a booked experience is due to take place, you can cancel your booking and HiveSters will refund you 80% of the initial payment made, taking 20% as cancellation & money transfer processing fees.

    Cancellations made within 14 days of the experience date or if you don’t show up on activity day, you are not eligible for a refund.

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  • Meeting Location

    At Trat bus station or airport (pick up at additional cost)

  • What to Bring

    - Toiletries
    - Spare clothes
    - Mosquite repellent

  • What to Wear

    Casual comfortable clothes

  • Safety

    Life jackets are provided during the boat ride.

  • Small Note

    Ban Nam Chiao is committed to preserving nature and its Muslim community, and the locals comply with the community rules strictly. Thus, visitors should also follow the rules of no littering, no drinking alcohol, no gambling or other inappropriate substances. Moreover, visitors should wear appropriate clothes. There will be no pork in the meal.


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Ban Nam Chiao, Trat Province


Travel , Green Communities

Background Info:

In joining this activity you are experiencing an incredibly friendly folk and at the same time learn to appreciate simplicity. The money goes back to the community and improves their livelihood and supports the preservation of this beautiful culture.


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