Educational Trip & Volunteer program
“New Experiences & Fun
in Classroom Without Wall”
A unique program focused on the environment: Nature & Wildlife, Agriculture (organic), Cultural and community service. Our program based in central North Eastern and Ching Mai, North of Thailand.
For School, We are willing to assist your group with the tailor-made program according to the specific requirements that suit school academics.
For more information, please contact us.
Environmental : Nature & Wildlife
Central of Thailand
UNESCO Natural World Heritage and Wildlife Sanctuary
Learning a“Home of Tigers” consists of various kinds of foresty and vegetation such as evergreen hill forest with river banks, semi-evergreen, deciduous, and bamboo forests. Learning about the food web and ecosystem as well as, various endangered species of wildlife i.e. Bengal tiger, banteng, elephants, and leopards.
Wildlife Breeding Station
Wildlife Breeding Station is one of 22 wildlife breeding stations throughout Thailand. The Stations helps to reserve wildlife to return to nature in the National Park area as well as commercial aquaculture.
Elephant Sanctuary: Elephant Retirement and Animal rescue center
This is NOT a program to pat, play, kiss, bath, or hand-feed elephants. This is a responsible and ethical program focused on giving back to the elephants after they have spent their lives working for humans. The Elephant Sanctuary is a community-based Elephant Retirement and Animal rescue located in Chiang Mai. The program focuses on allowing elephants to live freedom, free from exploitation and abuse, directly helping these elephants to live a happy more natural life.
"The Roof of Thailand"
The Roof of Thailand, one of the highest mountain in Chiang Mai has a number of waterfalls, trails, remote villages, picturesque montane farms, viewpoints, bird watching, and all-year-round cool weather. The flora consists of moist evergreen cloud forests, sphagnum bog, dry evergreen, pine, mixed deciduous teak, and dipterocarp forests. There are currently around 65 mammals in the national park, half of these bat species. Some mammals such as wild boars, gibbons, deer, and serows
still inhabit the park.
Cave & Archaeological Site
Central and North Eastern Thailand
The Cave is located among high and complex limestone mountains in Thailand National Park. The cave is large and spacious with stalagmites and stalactites which naturally beautiful in different forms. There are many species of animals and insects living in the Cave as create an ecosystem of nature.
Limestone mountain is layered with high cliffs that prevent sunlight from reaching the ground it features gigantic shrubs of the genus Arenga pinnata that are similar to prehistoric trees.
The Prehistoric cave paintings dated 3000-5000 years old have been found on the cliff, up 320 meters. Altogether, there are many images made up of black and red lines, including humans and animals, depicting the lives of ancient humans in ancient world.
Agriculture & Organic farm
Royal Project & Agriculture Station
The Royal project began back in 1979 to encourage hill tribes to cultivate cash crops instead of growing opium, providing them with training in modern agricultural techniques as well as with all the necessary tools and equipment. Today the agricultural station is home to temperate-climate plants, beautiful flower gardens, a highland trout fishery, plant breeding and multiplication labs, rice terraces, coffee plantations, and even a strawberry orchard.
Hill tribe village
Karen hill tribe village situated amidst hilly rice terraces, which became the settlement region of Pga-gan Yaw, a Karenic tribe from Burma. Visiting this unique village and you will get to know its lovely inhabitants, lively Karen culture, and the true life of a hill tribe, Visitor is learning village life and organic farms such as cooking Karen or northern food, Practicing the livelihood of the villagers (working in the plantation or rice field depending on the season), learning crafts, Karen weaving and traditional folk music and dance.
Coffee farming & Roasting
The coffee plantation in this area dates back to 1979. Thailand's King introduced the coffee trees in the Chiang Mai Mountains to replace the opium crops that were cultivated by the Karen tribe. Trees were planted, people in the village were trained and today hill tribe families produce many tons of organic coffee per year. Visitors will learn about coffee production from plant to bean, from drying to roasting, and all the way of grinding to fresh cup.
Central of Thailand
Centre for Traditional Woven Textile
Traditional Woven Textile Demonstration Center of Ban Rai District was established to conserve the authentic cultures and traditions of Lao Krang people and to promote a career in the community.
Lao Krang Traditional Livelihood and Toys Making center
Baan Sa Num Lao Krang Traditional Toys Making is a local community center that passes on knowledge of how to make ancient animal traps and toys for children. It is based on the teaching and learning of Uncle Chomper.
“Pha teen jok“ Traditional Textiles.
The finest cotton weaving in The Kingdom. The weavers here specialize in sarongs, and more specifically the bottom apron to a sarong called “pha teen jok“. The expertly woven sarong is made from hand-spun cotton and natural dyes and handwoven on the teak wood loom.
“Pin” The Local Wisdom Hairpin Maker
Hair pin, this small handcrafted accessory is used to fix people’s hair, it is also a symbol of local wisdom, and it contains rich information about people’s way of life in Mae Jam district and Chiang Mai province in northern Thailand.
TEMPLES & ARCHITECTURE
Central of Thailand
Wat Tha Sung Temples
Wat Tha Sung (another name is Wat Chantharam) is an old temple from the Ayutthaya period. It was abandoned until 1789 when the monk Luang Pho Yai came here to renovate it. The artifact of the place is a pulpit built by Luang Pho Yai. More buildings were later added by Phra Ratchaphrom Yan Nen (Luang Pho Ruesi Ling Dam). The inner windows and doors have pictures of angels.
Wat Uposatharam (Wat Bot)
Wat Uposatharam or Wat Bot, is an old temple located on the bank of Sakae Krang River. Interesting sights of Wat Bot are the murals painted in the early Rattanakosin era, the octagonal Mondop in western style, and crafting ordination hall.
Wat Phra That Doi Suthep
It is a Theravada Buddhist temple. The temple is often referred to as "Doi Suthep" It is a sacred site to many Thai people. The temple was founded in 1383 when the first stupa was built. Over time, the temple has expanded and been made to look more extravagant with many more holy shrines added. Impressive views of downtown Chiang Mai can be seen from the temple.
Wat Chet Yod Royal Temple (Wat Photharam Maha Vihara)
The Wat Jed Yod is an attractive Lanna-era temple complex on the outskirts of Chiang Mai that contains some very unique architecture. Its architectural style shows Lanna, Rattanakosin, Lao, Chinese and Indian influence. The temple was built during the reign of King Tilokkarat, King of the Lanna Kingdom from 1441 until 1487. The King’s ashes are enshrined in a chedi on the temple grounds. In 1477 the 8th World Buddhist Council was held here to discuss the texts of the Tripitaka, the scriptures containing the Buddhist teachings.
Elephant Sanctuary: Elephant Retirement and Animal rescue center *
This is NOT a program to pat, play, kiss, bath, or hand-feed elephants. This is a responsible and ethical program focused on giving back to the elephants after they have spent their lives working for humans. The Elephant Sanctuary is a community-based Elephant Retirement and Animal rescue located in Mae Chaem. The program focuses on allowing elephants to live freedom, free from exploitation and abuse, directly helping these elephants to live a happy more natural life.
Teaching English for Monk school *
Mae Chaem Pariyattidhamma School holds General Education from Matthayom Suksa M.1-M.6 (Grade7-12). The school teaches Dharma and General Study subjects to the young novice. The School has about 100 novice students; most of them are from low-income families, hill tribes, or come from rural areas by the Myanmar border. Students and Teaching staff are keen to learn English and share Dharma wisdom from their side. fundraise for school supplies or meals can be arranged directly with the project school and we willing to liaison& translate prior visits.
* - All basic costs for interaction projects are included within the trip costs. Some programs may require additional funds for the purchase of construction materials.
Central - North Eastern and North of Thailand
River & pond Study
Outdoor Classroom investigates and explores aquatic ecosystems and Learns the life in local freshwater habitats. Explore different aquatic environments to examine and compare the organisms
and water quality test.
Learning Hands-on activities with multiplication labs. Agriculture of temperate-climate plants & vegetables, flowers, plant breeds, rice terraces, coffee plantations, and strawberry orchards.