Ban Pong Eco-Tourism Club:CHIANG MAI

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Homestay Certified Standard 2006
Highlight: Agricultural eco-Tourism

Type: Nature and Agriculture

Ban Pong Eco-Tourism Club Background

Ban Pong is a happy community. They have many valuable tourism resources worth preserving and good for learning. The village joined with the Tourism Development Department, Mae Jo University in preserving these resources. The development has opened an economic opportunity to the community. The villagers have set up Ban Pong Eco-Tourism Club to guide and service tourists who want to travel and rest along with learning in a fun environment from the surrounding nature as well as from the culture, living and lifestyle of the locals.

Ban Pong Eco-Tourism Club Activities

• Agriculture demonstration and chrysanthemum garden
• Bird watching on foot or by bike along the nature study routes
• Wat Doi Thaen Phra Pha Luang
• Stroll around the village and see the Lanna culture.
• Non-toxic agricultural farms run by the locals
• See herbal plants at the Herb Museum.
• Fishing at Huai Jo Reservoir
• Shop for souvenirs and organic vegetables.

Ban Pong Eco-Tourism Club Nearby attractions

• Wat Doi Thaen Phra Pha Luang
• Research farms at Mae Jo University
• Soft Antler Deer Research Project
• San Sai Reserve Forest
11 homestay units to accommodate 70 tourists
Service fees
Lodging 200 baht /person
Food 70 baht /person
Khan Tok dinner 200 baht /person
Tour guide 200 baht /day

Further information
Eco-Tourism Development Center Establishment Project
087 – 180 – 5506 053 – 293 – 006
Mingkhwan Daengsuwan
081 – 882 9522 081 – 024 – 0571
Ban Pong School, Moo 6, Tambon Pa Phai,
Amphoe San Sai, Chiang Mai 50210
E-mail: [email protected]
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