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About this Experience

This one-day tour takes you to Kudeejeen community; one of the oldest community next to Chao Phraya River, located in Bangkok old city just 30 minutes away from the city center. Kudeejeen community comprises of Thai – Portuguese families living among multi cultural communities in Kadeejeen neighborhood. Our local guide will lead us into small alleys of the community where we can find beautiful art influence from Portuguese in many ways like architecture, food, or even a cupcake. Take a walk and Bangkok will no longer be the same.
  • Take a boat ride on Chaopraya River and stop by local market
  • Visit Santacruise Church
  • Stop by cupcake house. Taste and try to make one from the original recipe
  • Embark on guided tour of Kudeejeen community
  • Tour will depart every Friday, minimum 4 persons for this tour, it may not run if there are not enough people registered


Preserving Local Wisdom


You can be a person who preserves local wisdom and promotes local well-being very easily just by traveling with us.


Your Itinerary

Morning

Local Alike staff will be waiting at Exit 1 of Saphan Taksin (S6) BTS Station. Look for our Trip Curator in our signature "Local Alike" tee. We will hop on the Chaophraya Boat and take about 20 minute boat ride. You will see old houses, temples and beautiful venues along the way. We will hop off the Chaophraya boat at Yodpiman Pier. Crossing the river to Wat Kalaya Pier then walk to Kudeejeen community. Kudeejeen community is about 3 minute from the pier. from the pier. Ms. Pin will be waited to welcome us at community. We will start to walk and talk around the community. Kudeejeen is one of the six communities that are located in Kudeejeen neighborhood where we can find 3 religions and 4 beliefs that live together peacefully. Our first station is "Kuan An Keng Shrine", which have stood still here for the last 200 years. After that we will go to visit "Santa Cruz Church", delight yourself with this beautiful building. Let's go to enjoy the fresh cupcake in the local cupcake house where they still use charcoal oven to bake cupcake. After that we will visit the community museum, this museum is managed and owned by local residents who want to preserve all community history for the next generation. This museum contains all antique items from the owner’s ancestor. We will get a clearer picture of community's history and foreign influence in Thai society in the old days.

Afternoon

Before our lunch we will stop to Chantanaparp Thai House to meet auntie Dang. Auntie Dang will show us her traditional Thai house, which is more than 100 years now. Then we will have a DIY piggy bank workshop, learning how to make one of the famous toys in the old day. And for sure, you can take this little DIY souvenir home. Taste local dish for lunch. Our lunch today is a Thai-Portuguese cuisine let's try and see how you like it! We will conclude all program and feedback of the trip at the end of the program. After we end our walking tour here in Kudeejeen we will walk back to Wat Kalaya Pier and take a boat ride back. We will drop you off at Saphan Taksin (S6) BTS station.

Package Detail

Inclusion

  • Local lunch
  • Activities as listed in itinerary
  • Local guide
  • Transfer from listed pick up and drop off point
  • Local transportation
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance by Bangkok Insurance

Exclusion

  • Personal expenses
  • Repeat of any activities
  • Additional meals

Logistical Information

Starting Point

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Ending Point

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What to Expect

Stay with Host Family
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Electricity 24/7
Body Hygiene Kit
Heated Water
Air Conditioning
Seated Toilet
Wireless Internet
Cell Signal
Bicycle
Kitchen
Wheelchair Accessible
Television
Parking on Premise
Safe Deposit Box
Laundry Service

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