Trek deep into the mountains to the vibrant and colorful culture of a remote Karen Village. The Hill Tribes date back to Thailand’s earliest inhabitants and are known for their friendliness, colorful dress, and preservation of tradition. Work with the community on their most pressing needs, and immerse yourself in a beautiful culture with a deep connection to the natural world.
Visit Tong Bai Elephant Foundation and walk in the company of Thailand’s most honored gentle giants. Get up close and personal with these sentient and affectionate beings, as you walk with them, bathe them in the river, and learn about their history and significance in Thai culture. Lend a hand working with the rehabilitation and rescue services of this amazing organization.
Slip into island time as you learn to live below the surface. The island of Koh Tao will be your home base for learning the techniques and skills of PADI SCUBA diving. This certification will have you safely gliding under the Gulf of Thailand in a world of colorful fish, coral, and weightless exploration. Days are for diving, and nights are for tropical camping and Thai cuisine.
There are few places on earth where cliffs rise straight up from the open sea. Railay beach is such a place, famous for its cathedrals of rock outcroppings on turquoise waters. Learn to climb among these stunning spires, and master the vertical art of this thrilling sport. Professional guides will teach you to belay, tie-in, and safely ascend while taking a whole new view of Thailand’s tropical paradise.