Looking for a low-carbon travel experience? Seven options in Thailand

This trip is organized by Ban Pak Klang Suan Bang Ko Bua.

The commitment to environmental sustainability is worth noting, with this package being carbon neutral through low-carbon activities and offsetting 4 kg of CO2 equivalent per passenger through local projects.

Photo by GO from The Glory Worldwide

2. Healthy Samui Coco Life — Surat Thani Province

This enriching travel experience is curated by ‘GO by The Glory Worldwide’.

Embark on a scenic bike tour around Koh Samui, exploring unique destinations in the south of the island. Enjoy the refreshing taste of coconuts at a charming beach bar, enjoy coconut juice at the Fisherman’s Village, cycle through coconut plantations to reach a secluded beach, and visit a local restaurant to discover different herbs and ingredients used in preparing healthy Thai dishes. Also, participate in the creation of Thai herbal compress balls.

Healthy Samui Coco Life offers a unique opportunity to cycle through the hidden gems of Samui Island. Immerse yourself in the local community, meet the residents and witness their distinctive way of life centered around Samui’s famous coconut.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

Photo by GO from The Glory Worldwide

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

Photo by GO from The Glory Worldwide

Featuring a mix of food, adventure and breathtaking scenery, this trip provides an in-depth understanding of Samui’s beautiful lifestyle.

It should be noted that this package is environmentally friendly, with low-carbon activities and a carbon offset of 14.75 kg CO2eq per passenger through local projects.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

Photo by Following Giants

3. Natural habitat of the elephant – Krabi province

When you visit Thailand, seeing elephants is a must. However, if you prefer not to ride them or witness unnatural performances, but instead want to see them in their natural environment, in a way that is safe for both you and the elephants, this is the activity for you.

You can explore the forest with the elephants in the ‘Wild Giant Walking Tour’ activity, followed by ‘Planting Tree Seed Balls’. The trees you plant will become a food source for the elephants.

This not only avoids carbon emissions, but also aids in carbon sequestration through the planted trees.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

Photo by Following Giants

This choice is ideal for those looking for an enjoyable, authentic, sustainable and elephant-friendly experience. Witness our gentle giants roaming free and happily leading the way in their natural habitat.

In addition, this package is environmentally friendly, being carbon neutral through low-carbon activities and offsetting 1.82 kg of CO2eq per passenger through local projects.

This fascinating journey is organized by Following Giants.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

Photo by AccessTasty Explore

4. Cooking Class – Nakhon Pathom Province

This travel experience is curated by AccessTasty Explore.

Nakhon Pathom is a province blessed with an abundance of high-quality food resources. It produces premium ingredients for premium culinary experiences. The region is famous for its delicious fruits and excellent rice and is undoubtedly a delight for cooking lovers. Visiting here and learning how to cook from the locals will be an unforgettable experience.

Get involved in ‘Cooking Pad Thai Using a Charcoal Stove’ and ‘Making Homemade Tofu’, exciting day-long activities. It is a day full of fun, satisfaction and culinary knowledge, offering a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Thai cuisine.

In addition, this package emphasizes environmental responsibility, being carbon neutral through low-carbon activities and offsetting 6.31 kgCO2eq per passenger through local projects.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

FB photo, people on raft, sitting on raft, walking on canal, Phraek Nam Daeng Community

5. Canal Rafting in Phraek Namdaeng Community – Samut Songkhram Province

If you’re looking for adventure, bamboo rafting along the Praek Nam Daeng Canal in Samut Songkhram Province, Thailand’s smallest province, is for you. The province is small but rich in agriculture. Blessed with numerous rivers and canals, exploring the waterways here is an unparalleled experience. Our chosen adventure involves the use of bamboo rafts along the Praek Nam Daeng Canal.

Bamboo rafting through the local village is an eco-tourism activity that respects nature. It works within the natural ebb and flow of the water system. Each descent of the canal is guided by the water schedule, according to the principles of nature. From the water system to the passing birds and playful monkeys, every element depends on the natural rhythm. Even the sea crabs that enter the traps to be observed are guided by the forces of nature. It is an immersive experience that allows you to connect with nature in its purest form.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

FB photo, people on raft, sitting on raft, walking on canal, Phraek Nam Daeng Community

These activities take place throughout the year, especially during the current season when the water levels rise.

Most importantly, this activity contributes to the generation of income in the community, which also benefits the paddlers. In addition, there are additional activities such as catching sea crabs with Thai equipment called ‘Yok Yo’, making toys using parts of mangroves and rafting through a mangrove tunnel.

This package is designed to be environmentally responsible, being carbon neutral through low carbon activities and offsetting 0.45 kg CO2eq per passenger through local projects.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

Photo by Silver Hawk Group

6. Amazing Phang-Nga Bay and local life at the forest market

Immerse yourself in the local culture and connect with the new generation of tourists by experiencing life with the locals. The journey begins at “Lard Long Lae @ Bang Nu”, a market created through the cooperation of villagers with a commitment to environmental protection. Surrounded by a lush atmosphere, the market includes stalls offering a variety of vegetables, local fruits, traditional foods and snacks passed down through generations Prepare your taste buds for a wonderful culinary experience.

Next, head to the community of Ban Sam Chong Nuea, a coastal community deeply rooted in marine resources for generations. Enjoy a rustic lunch before boarding the iconic long-tail boat known as the “Hua Tong”, a local vessel used by southern villagers.

Phang Nga Bay offers a variety of travel itineraries and this particular trip provides a unique perspective away from the crowded tourist areas.

Visit Longlae ​​​​Market in Baan Nu, indulge in the community atmosphere of Baan Sam Chong Nuea and admire the scenic beauty of mangroves and characteristic trees in the middle of the sea. Cruise through Diamond Cave, Phang Nga Bay, James Bond Island and Ping Kan Island, all managed by Silver Hawk Group.

This package is dedicated to environmental sustainability, being carbon neutral through low carbon activities and offsetting 17.80 kg CO2eq per passenger through local projects.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

Photo by Bang Rong Connect

7. Bang Rong Local Tourism — Phuket Province

Embark on a meaningful journey to discover the hidden gem of the Andaman region through authentic Phuket lifestyle at ‘Bang Rong’ Local Tourism.

These experiences provide a unique insight into the local way of life, offering something that money cannot buy. Packages are available for half-day experiences and up to two-day adventures.

Importantly, these initiatives contribute 100% to sustainable development in the community, ensuring that the benefits of tourism are shared and supporting the well-being of local residents.

Looking for a low-carbon travel experience?  Seven options in Thailand

Photo by Bang Rong Connect

Here you will paint batik bags, peel and taste fresh pineapple, experience rubber tapping with local people, collect coconuts and cook food, take a long tail boat to explore mangroves, learn how to fish octopuses, releasing blue crabs and barbecuing at Pae Island.

This travel experience is prepared by Bang Rong Connect.

This package is carbon neutral through low carbon activities and offsets 8 kgCO2eq/passenger from a local project.

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