No need for a time machine to travel back in time to experience ancient Ayutthaya: on this trip, we’ll show you a genuine side of this ancient kingdom and what life was once like in the former Siamese capital. Discover Sai Noi community, which is less than 2 hours from Bangkok.
Make the most of your time here with some alternative, less-touristy activities, such as learning how to make 9 lucky Thai desserts, brick-making and “Nai Kanomtom” style Thai boxing from local masters who learned the techniques from the original masters.
For something a little more laidback, Sai Noi community offers a range of other recreational activities, as well as quaint homestay accommodation Head out on bike ride through the locals’ organic orchards, visit the toy museum and check out some historical heritage sites preserved for educating later generations.
Things you can learn in this community:
Retro-lovers can learn about the local wisdom of Ayutthaya craftsmen used in brick making, the original art of Thai boxing and traditional noble desserts. Take a tour of the “sufficiency economy” farm and follow King Rama IX’s footsteps, make zingiber cassumunar balm and massage coconut shell, and visit a range of historical sites.