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Learn about Thai culture in a beachside location

Immerse yourself in Thai culture and enjoy the gorgeous beach surroundings
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    Overview

    Based in the seaside town of Hua Hin, our program offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in Thai culture through a variety of different cultural activities and sightseeing in the morning and free time in the afternoons to fully enjoy the gorgeous beach surroundings.

    Cultural Excursions

    This program is filled with cultural activities that will show you authentic Thailand. During the program, you’ll get a chance to explore several famous sights around Hua Hin, followed by Thai customs, language, cooking and Muay Thai lessons. Buddhism will play a big part with a visit to Buddhist temples (‘Wat’ in Thai) to learn about Thai Buddhism. Moreover, there are also visits scheduled to several local markets where you can witness the local Thai lifestyle and taste scrumptious food, delicacies and other products.

    Beach Conservation (Environmental)

    Everybody enjoys the beautiful and tropical beaches that Thailand has to offer. Local people will educate you about the flora and fauna surrounding the beaches in Hua Hin, and what the people undertake to protect and conserve them. You will be expected to play your part in helping with the conservation of Hua Hin’s natural surroundings.

    Beach

    Every day, we will take you to a different beach where you will be able to sit back, relax and unwind amidst white sand and crystal-clear blue waters.

    Objectives

    • Help you familiarise yourself with the local surroundings
    • Provide a full induction, preparing you for a longer stay!
    • Broaden your knowledge of the local customs, history and culture

    Impact

    Volunteer experiences have a direct and positive impact on local communities by injecting money into the local economy through the purchase of food, transportation, and tourism activities. Volunteering is a great way to give back to the comunity and make a difference in the world. Depending on the type of volunteer experience you are interested in, your time can be spent improving educational resources and opportunities, providing medical services to underserved communities, or promoting environmental conservation and sustainable farming techniques.

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    Location

    Hua Hin, Thailand
    Located just 280 kilometers southwest of Bangkok, Hua Hin is one of Thailand’s most popular beach destinations for locals and Expats alike. It is convenient and ever developing because it is where the city meets the sea. Here you will find scrumptious seafood, lively markets, never-sleeping bars, long beaches, and palm tree-decorated landscapes which have turned this former fishing enclave into a what is now a bustling town, brimming with anything and everything a visitor, tourist, or traveler could ever want!
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    Itinerary

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      Sunday - Arrival
      • If this is your first week, you will be transferred directly from Bangkok to Hua Hin upon arrival. Depending on your previous week's program, you will be transferred to Hua Hin after brunch
      • Dinner at Hua Hin center
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      Monday
      • Breakfast
      • Excursion to Hin Lek Fai Viewpoint
      • Visit to a famous Bhuddist temple nearby
      • Lunch
      • Free afternoon at Hua Hin Beach
      • Welcome Party with local children performing a Thai traditional dance
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      Tuesday
      • Breakfast
      • Giving food to Monk in the early morning
      • Explore Khao Takiab Temple; get a short introduction to Buddhist rituals
      • Lunch
      • Free time at Sai Noi Beach
      • Dinner
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      Wednesday
      • Breakfast
      • Excursion to the Artist Village
      • Visit Hua Hin Train Station
      • Visit the Market; buy materials for cooking lessons
      • Thai Cooking Lesson
      • Lunch
      • Free time at Sea Pine Beach
      • Dinner
      • Thai Language Lesson
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      Thursday
      • Breakfast
      • Excursion to Pranburi Forest Park, famous for its mangrove plantations, where we will clean the beach
      • Lunch
      • Free time at Pranburi Beach
      • Transfer back to our center
      • Dinner
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      Friday
      • Breakfast
      • Thai Language Lesson
      • Muay Thai Lesson
      • Lunch
      • Trekking up to Khao Kalok Hill
      • Free time at Khao Kalok Beach
      • Dinner
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      Saturday - Departure
      • Breakfast
      • If this is your last week, you will be transferred to Hua Hin bus station after breakfast. If you have further programs north of Hua Hin you will be transferred to that program via Singburi. If programs are in Hua Hin or the South you will stay at the accommodation until that starting time.
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    Inclusions

    • Shared Accomodation
    • All meals included
    • Free beverages
    • Wifi in public areas
    • Arrival Transfer
    • Departure Transfer
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    Options

    • Extra night accomodation (before experience)$60
    • Extra night accomodation (after experience)$60
    • Upgrade to Private Room - 1 week$120
    • Upgrade Comfort Room - 1 week$180
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    More Information

    Requirements

    • minimum english levelBasic
    • CRB RequiredOn signup
    • passport copy requiredOn signup
    • resume copy requiredYes
    Other Requirements
    • There are no further requirements for this program.

    Food

    All the meals served inside the accommodation are homestyle, vegetarian-friendly and you can expect that they will be typically Thai, including plenty of rice or noodle dishes with vegetables and occasionally some meat will be provided as well, along with seasonal fruits for dessert.

    While we do our best to accommodate our participants, what we provide for most meals is local cuisine. If you are a picky eater, have dietary restrictions, or if you think that you will not be satisfied with the local dishes provided, you might want to consider supplementing our menu with your own western type foods and snacks that are more to your liking. From our accommodation and you can use our bikes to ride to a few convenience stores nearby.

    Please keep in mind that refrigerator space is limited and to prevent insect infestation open food items are not allowed in the rooms.

    Accommodation

    Our center is located in the hilly countryside of Prachuap Khiri Khan province amidst green surroundings. The accommodation consists of spacious rooms. There is a common area with a refrigerator, hammocks and a large communal swimming pool for you to chill.

    Cancellation Policy

    Bookings can be amended and cancelled 30 days before the program start date without any costs. Bookings that are cancelled less than 30 days before the program start date will be charged the first week of the booking.

Hua Hin Culture & Beach

CategoryLearning
Stylebackpacker
AvailabilityOpen
Price per person$405/week
Minimum Duration1 week

Contact us for availability and further information.

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