4 Days Surin Moken Experience

Surin Moken Stopover

Moken Experiences take a unique private tour of Koh Surin with the original inhabitants of this tropical paradise, the indigenous Moken people. Bask in the natural beauty of the Surin Islands while you immerse in Moken Life and snorkel the crystal waters of the Andaman Sea. Help conserve the Moken’s unique culture by your participation in this private tour with the Moken community.

Day 1 – Arrive at Kuraburi (-)

Day 2 – Moken Village Visit (B, L, D)                                       

Day 3 – Life of the Sea Gypsies (B, L, D)                       

Day 4 – Mythology of the Moken (B, L,)

Day 1
Day 1 – Arrive to Kuraburi (-)

Pre‐trip briefing at the office. Walk the evening market
Overnight in local Kuraburi Resort (dinner not include)

Day 2
Day 2 – Moken Village Visit (B, L, D)

Breakfast at the local market with your translator
Transfer to Surin island by speedboat and check into your tent accommodation at the National Park Head Quarters
Meet your Moken local guide and take a long tail boat to the Moken village
Explore the village and learn the intricate relationship between the Moken and their surrounding environment. Talk about the brightly colored ‘’Spirit Poles’’ and Moken homes, built on wooden stilts directly on the beach
Handicraft Workshop‐ Learn the traditional art of Moken weaving. Use forest Pandanus leaves to weave a natural bracelet. Keep it as a souvenir
Packed lunch in the Moken Village
Forest hike‐ Your guide will highlight useful plants, including medicinal herbs, edible species, and those used in the construction of traditional houseboats and houses
Snorkeling‐ The Moken guide will take you to a wonderland of colorful tropical fish
Return to National Park Headquarters and relax
Dinner at the national park restaurant
Overnight: Koh Surin National Park, tents on the beach with bedding provided; electricity generated from 6-10 pm.
Note: Accommodation: Tents at National Park Headquarters

Day 3
Day 3 – Life of the Sea Gypsies (B, L, D)

Breakfast at the park headquarters restaurant
Snorkeling‐ Enjoy the clear waters and watch as your Moken guide spots sea turtles swimming in the waters
Snorkeling with your Moken guide or return to the village to spend more time with your new friends
Return to the park headquarters, enjoy free time to walk the beach, relax, and enjoy the sunset
Dinner at the headquarter restaurant
Overnight: Koh Surin National Park, tents on the beach with bedding provided; electricity generated from 6-10 pm.
Note:
Accommodation: Tents at National Park Headquarters

Day 4
Day 4 – Mythology of the Moken (B, L,)

Breakfast at the park headquarters restaurant
In the Moken village, try your hand at rowing a Moken ‘’rowboat’’ and re‐enacting their method of spearfishing (you do not spear real/living fish)
Spend more time in the village or head out for one more snorkel exploration
After lunch, transfer to the office for debriefing
*Moken Music‐ Listen to beautiful songs that tell stories and the history of the Moken people. Day of Moken music will be decided by guide*

Tour price includes

  • Bilingual support staff, Visitors Handbook
  • Accommodation and Meals as specified in each program (including double occupancy where noted)
  • Transfers as specified in each program (further transfers can be arranged on request)
  • Contribution to community fund or partner organization
  • Accident insurance while on project or village homestay

Tour price excludes

  • Flights and departure taxes
  • Vaccinations and personal travel insurance
  • Personal items and expenses
  • Visas ‐ guests are responsible for valid visas through‐out the duration of their trip

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4 Days Surin Moken Experience