Sustainability is a more and more important topic in the travel industry – and we of course care about it, too!
Our commitment to sustainable travel helps to preserve local culture and generate income for local businesses and communities.We are actively promoting and working with suppliers who offer truly sustainable and authentic experiences, where you will be involved in fun and meaningful community-based excursions and activities.
Bringing people together from all parts of the world will lead to a closer understanding, and show both tourists and locals they are “Alike”. By supporting our newest business partner, Local Alike, we are able to offer you unique and locally day tours around Bangkok and Chiang Mai, featuring hands-on activities and cultural learning.
Here is a sneak peak of what you can expect:
Old City Cultural Tour
This tour takes you into the sois (alley) of Old Bangkok with the intention of opening your eyes to the local culture and heritage. Stop at ancient art and craft workshops and learn how to make your own traditional Thai dessert. This tour is supporting the preservation of Ban Bat and Kudeejeen, two historical communities situated beside the canal of Bangkok, where different cultures co-exist.
A Day as a Fisherman
Visit the only fisherman village located in the outskirts of Bangkok. Surrounded by a mangrove forest, it is the perfect spot to escape from the busy city life and enjoy a peaceful moment. Explore the community by boat and join them in hand-picking sea cockle and see their organic breeding pond.
Chiang Mai Tours:
A Day as an Artisan
Bring out your creative groove during this tour, which will surely transform you into an artisan. Become an apprentice of the lacquerware craft that dates back to almost 200 years then create your own masterpiece as souvenir. Listen to the stories of Wua Lai and how they help their community in preserving traditional handicraft products. Followed by that, learn how to make a merit in traditional Lanna style and enjoy lunch prepared by a local social enterprise.
Chiang Mai is a historical city known for its nostalgic and historical charm. Get to know the city better by starting your tour with a visit to the Arts and Cultural Center. This Lost Treasure trip also takes you to the local shops that still retain some old craftsmanship. See how decorative umbrellas are being made and learn how silverware and lacquerware play a big role in the history of the city.
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