The Tourism Authority of Thailand Launches Joyful Chanthaburi Route to Showcase the Local Thainess
Bangkok–20 Sep–The Tourism Authority of Thailand
The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently launched a new tourism route in Chanthaburi province under the concept “Joyful Chanthaburi”. This new route will provide the tourists with an unforgettable experience of local Thainess.
Chanthaburi is a province in the Eastern of Thailand, which is well known for the unseen destinations and full of natural resources. It has tourist attractions comprising crystal clear sea and beautiful beaches, waterfalls and mountain forests that are unspoiled, as well as abundant fruit orchards and plantations. Thus, the Thai government have bestowed Chanthaburi to be the Eastern Fruit Corridor of Thailand.
The not-to-be-missed route for tourists who want to taste exotic Thai fruit is the Patthawi community and Rak Khao Bai Sri community because they have fruit buffets that you can enjoy eating unlimited fresh fruit off the trees. Tourists can also learn about the growing of organic fruit. And if that’s not enough, Chanthaburi has many kinds of seafood menu like crab with claws the size of a fist and fresh oysters. TAT then invites all seafood lovers to the Bang Sa Kao community and Uncle Thom’s Oyster Farm where guests can enjoy fresh oysters with local sauce and experience the fishing community’s way of life and marine creatures preservation.
For those who are interested in and addicted to the local way of life, then Samet Ngam community could offer the charm of reed farming. For tourists who love local handicrafts, you can have a hands-on experience in making various designs. Guests will learn all the steps of making a Chanthaboon mat from planting reed, cutting, sorting and dyeing to the final process of weaving by using a “Fuem”, a traditional loom. This mat, a renowned GI product of Chanthaburi province, is known for its strength, durability and heat resistance.
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