Khlong Toey. We were entering the Khlong Toey slum, the largest in Bangkok. We then return to your hotel.I want emails from Lonely Planet with travel and product information, promotions, advertisements, third-party offers, and surveys. © 1999-2011 Asian Trails Ltd. - All Rights Reserved Thai Cooking Class At Baipai Cooking School (Joined) Rickshaw & Hiking The Colors Of Bangkok (Joined) This eye opening experience is one not to miss and aims to counter the negative image of slums and increase understanding and empathy. We rode along abandoned cars and piles of trash and metal before crossing a set of railway tracks. The Explore! It is also the site of a major market, the Khlong Toei Market.. Before leaving, you will have the opportunity to help the teachers serve the children their lunch after which it will be time to bid farewell to your new found friends.12:00 Return to your hotelPickup from your Hotel and visit the Duang Prateep Foundation whose primary focus has been to help the urban poor, with a special emphasis on community development and on giving the best possible opportunities to the children of the area. "This eye opening experience is one not to miss and aims to counter the negative image of slums and increase understanding and empathy. Klong Toey Slums Of Bangkok (Joined) Tour in Bangkok. Click here for the name written in Thai to show to a taxi driver. Interact with the children aged up to 6 years old, during their morning classes which follow the Montessori style of learning and form a bond with them during their hands-on lessons. Here you will receive an overview of the project and their goals for the future. Explore! Click here for the pink and green highlighted areas in the above map. The Klong Toey area is the oldest and largest slum in Bangkok, having been around for about 50 years. Visitors to the city can even take a “poverty tour” through Klong Toey. As residents of Klong Toey community (slum), we are passionate to be actively involved in the life of this community and to see it flourish. Because everyone deserves a second chance. Klong Toey Slums Of Bangkok (Joined) excursion tour offered by Asian Trails Bangkok. Bangkok is a city of 13 million people, and a significant part of her labor pool lives in the slum neighborhood of Klong Toey. I can unsubscribe any time using the unsubscribe link at the end of all emails. Khlong Toei (also Klong Toey, Thai: คลองเตย, pronounced [kʰlɔ̄ːŋ tɤ̄ːj]) is a district in central Bangkok, long known for its slum.It is bordered by the Chao Phraya River and contains major port facilities. The map at the top attempts to detail exactly where the main areas of the Klong Toey slum is. Reserve your spot today and pay when you're ready for thousands of tours on Viator. Dinner Cruise By Loy Nava River Cruise (Standard Menu) Unknown Bangkok And Thonburi Klongs (Joined)Asian Trails Ltd offers the best quality service and rates for the Explore! The scenery changed quickly as we cycled underneath an elevated highway, the rumble of traffic above us. The Klong Toei area is the oldest and largest slum in Bangkok, having been around for about 50 years.8.30am - Pickup from your hotel and drive to Klong Toei.9.00am - Walk through the slum communities which are made up of a majority of rural migrants from Northeast Thailand who came to Bangkok for job opportunities. Located on a plot of land belonging to the Port Authority of Thailand, the Klong Toey slum, one of the country’s 5,500 slum communities, covers an area of around a square mile and is home to around 100,000 people. Don't miss out on great deals for things to do on your trip to Bangkok! The Klong Toei area is the oldest and largest slum in Bangkok, having been around for about 50 years.8.30am - Pickup from your hotel and drive to Klong Toei.9.00am - Walk through the slum communities which are made up of a majority of rural migrants from Northeast Thailand who came to Bangkok for job opportunities. Klong Toey Slums of Bangkok tour here. . Visit the Duang Prateep Foundation whose primary focus has been to help the urban poor, with a special emphasis on community development and on giving the best possible opportunities to the children of the area. Click for a larger version or click here for a similar unedited view on google maps. *Tour operates with an English speaking guide only The pictures were taken by photographer Sam Gregg, 30, in the Klong Toey slums in the country’s capital which are home to around 100,000 people. Before leaving, you will have the opportunity to help the teachers serve the children their lunch after which it will be time to bid farewell to your new found friends. Learn more. No part of this site may be reproduced without our written permission.Venture on a memorable journey to the hidden slum world of Bangkok. Map of Klong Toey slum Klong Toey Slum. All rights reserved. Come with us and let us show you the other Bangkok. Asian Trails offers a new Explore tour to venture on a memorable journey to the hidden slum world of Bangkok. © 2020 Lonely Planet. As you walk through the narrow alleyways you will discover that most now have the basic amenities such as electricity, gas and some modern conveniences.10.30am - Interact with the children aged up to 6 years old, during their morning classes which follow the Montessori style of learning and form a bond with them during their hands-on lessons. The Klong Toey area is the oldest and largest slum in Bangkok, having been around for about 50 years. Khlong Toey The slum communities are made up of a majority of rural migrants from Northeast Thailand who came to Bangkok for job opportunities. Check out the best tours and activities to experience Khlong Toei Market . A donation of THB 500 per person will be donated to the Duang Prateep Foundation. "

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