The Hillside Elephant Retreat near Khao Sok is a place where dreams come true. The opportunity to walk alongside elephants in their natural habitat is a once in a lifetime opportunity for many. Learn about the lives of these magnificent animals, help feed them and develop an understanding of the world in which they and their devoted mahouts live in. This is a chance to fully immerse in the world of these majestic animals during a full day excursion.
Myanmar Puppet Class
Htwe Oo Myanmar Traditional Puppet is a local family run business where each puppet is crafted by hand. This is a unique opportunity to not only experience local life in Htwe Oo, but also admire one of the most traditional handicrafts of the country. Our 1.5 hour program includes watching the puppets in action with a show containing traditional plots and stories of the Golden Land; and plenty of time for the children to try their hand at controlling the puppets themselves.
This chocolate covered experience kicks off with a ‘chocolate shot’ welcome drink, after which guests are taken through each step of the chocolate making process from the cocoa tree to raw cacao, fermenting and roasting of the beans, and the final transformation into delicious Pod Chocolate. It’s an experience that the whole family can savor; tasting raw cacao, cocoa nibs and the handmade Bali chocolate before making your own chocolate elephants to take home. Pod supports local communities who farm sustainably using organic practices.
Become a junior farmer just for one day! Our hands-on farming activity is designed for kids from 3 to 16 years old and is located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City. Kids can participate in a number of activities from planting vegetables, fishing or learning how to harvest vegetables. Through play they learn all about different types of food and where it comes from.
Embark on a half day cycling tour of Takayama’s magnificent countryside and see the city through the eyes of a local. Alongside an experienced guide, visitors will enjoy a pleasant ride through the scenic areas found only in rural Japan such as expansive green rice paddies and houses with ceramic tiled roofs constructed in traditional Japanese style.