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Experience a unique homestay on Phratong Island in the Moklan village of Tung Dap, an ideal place for an eco tour based on local livelihood activities. Learn the traditional culture and stories of the Moklan, who used to be a nomadic sea-faring people.

Try your hand at fishing on the beach or collecting clams and learn the art and technique behind repairing squid traps with local fisherman.

Explore the savannah by tractor on the interior of the island with your local guide, and relax on the long stretch of undeveloped beach.

Enjoy the delicious Southern Thai food in your homestay, even a homemade Thai snack!

TOUR OVERVIEW

PRIVATE TOUR / 2 DAYS / 3 DAYS

Day 1 – Cultural Exchange

Morning     

Start the tour in Kuraburi at the Andaman Discoveries office for a pre-trip briefing and cultural orientation.Transfer to Tung La Ong Pier to meet your local hosts and then take a boat to the remote island of Koh Phra Thong. Along the way explore the mangrove forest in a long-tail boat, where you have the chance to spot playful otters and shy monkeys. Take a fascinating journey through the tidal canals and learn about this amazing eco-system which also acts as a nursery for crabs, fish and shrimp.
Meet your village guide and homestay family, who will welcome you into their way of life

Noon

Enjoy a delicious lunch with your homestay family. Learn how to make squid traps with local fisherman. Take a tractor ride to a long stretch of deserted beach to learn about the local occupations of fishing, collecting edible oyster and tin mining. Then, relax on the beach and enjoy a beautiful sunset or help prepare the evening meal of the freshest sea food and Thai specialties

Evening     

Savour a tasty traditional Southern Thai dinner. Weave palm fronds into animal shapes – keep your creations as a souvenir. With the help of your translator, spend the evening engaging in cross cultural exchange with your homestay family

Overnight: Simple and comfortable homestay. Bedding and mosquito net is provided

Day 2 – Natural Wonder

Morning     

Have a peaceful breakfast with your homestay family.Head out with your local guide to the savannah field from the back of a homemade tractor. Try to catch a glimpse of wildlife, such as deer and birds, or find a honeycomb up in the trees

Noon         

Enjoy another homemade lunch with your homestay family. Meet your local guide and explore the mangrove ecosystem to catch crabs, fish or gather shells depending on the tidal
Evening     

Learn to cook Thai food with your host family or take a walk to the beach and enjoy another colorful sunset

Overnight: Simple and comfortable homestay. Bedding and mosquito net is provided

Day 3 Village Life

Morning          

Have a peaceful breakfast with your homestay family

Join the local woman to make a traditional Moklan dessert from local “khanom jak” flour and coconut. Roast it over coals and enjoy this tasty treat together

Noon               

During lunch with your homestay family, share what you liked about the program with them, then transfer to Kuraburi end of prgram.

Day 1 Moklen Village Life

Morning Start the tour in Kuraburi at the Andaman Discoveries office for a pretrip briefing and cultural orientation Transfer to Tung La Ong Pier to meet your local hosts and then take a boat to the remote island of Koh Phra Thong.

Along the way explore the mangrove forest in a long-tail boat, where you have the chance to spot playful otters and shy monkeys Take a fascinating journey through the tidal canals and learn about this amazing eco-system which also acts as a nursery for crabs, fish and shrimp

Noon Lunch at the homestay house Learn how to make squid traps with local fisherman Join the local woman to make a traditional Moklan dessert from local “kanom jak” flour and coconut

Enjoy a tractor ride to a long stretch of deserted beach to learn about the local occupations of fishing, collecting edible oyster and tin mining Relax on the beach and enjoy a beautiful sunset or help prepare the evening meal of the freshest sea food with your hosts

Evening Dinner with host family and share stories with your homestay family Weave palm forms into animal shapes. Keep your creation as a souvenir

Overnight: Simple and comfortable homestay. Bedding and mosquito net is provided.

Day 2 Island Nature

Morning

Breakfast at the homestay then take a tour through the savannah from the back of a homemade tractor. Try to catch a glimpse of wildlife, such as deer and birds, or find a honeycomb up in the trees Noon

Lunch at the homestay

Pack and say goodbye to your friendly hosts

Transfer back to Kuraburi Arrive to the Andaman Discoveries office for debriefing, then end of program.

WHAT INCLUDED:
  • Transfer to/from Kuraburi
  • Accommodation homestay with local
  • Meals as mention in the program
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Activities as mention in the program
  • Travel Insurance
  • TAX 7%
WHAT'S TO BRING:
  • Culturally sensitive clothing
  • Quick dry & old clothing for outdoor activities 
  • Towel, flip-flop
  • Personal uses; toothpaste, toothbrush, soap or shower cream and shampoo
  • Photos of home / family for cultural exchange
  • Refillable bottle water
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses and hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Torch and batterie
  • Camera and battery charger