Each year we welcome over 2,500 students and staff from schools worldwide.
Barge trips Nov 5 - 8 2018
The barge staff met the students and teachers from Harrow at 9.30am ready for a day of activities to learn about the Chao Phraya watershed. As we travelled up the Chao Phraya on the barge groups of students identified the key sites within the...
12 – 14 December 2018
Students started their three day trip by learning about food webs within Khao Yai and how loss of vegetation/habitats affects all species within the food web. This was followed up...
28-30 November 2018
Investigating Marine and Coastal Ecosystems in Ranong
Seven brilliant UWC students joined the Barge team in beautiful Ranong on the Andaman coast for three days at the end of...
8-11 December 2018
We have just returned from an incredible few days in Ranong with Harrow International School Year 13 students. Not only were the students focused and wonderfully curious but the natural environment played along for...
29 - 30 November
Two days learning by the river began as our groups set off in different directions, one to explore the island of Ko Kret and it’s community, another on to the barge to observe the water.
Our group on Ko Kret used the four points on the Compass of...
27,28 November 2018
Today was an exciting day for year 3 students from Ascot international School. Not only was it there first time on a barge for most but for many it was the first time they had even seen the Chao Phraya river. We spent the morning cruising up and...
20, 21, 22 November, 2018
Ko Kret : Pottery, Chedis and Crocodiles.
ISB Grade 1 joined us on Ko Kret for a day exploring the island, making pottery and learning about the history of Ko Kret and the culture of the Mon people who settled there....
21 November 2018
A great day was had with eight Brighton College Year 9 pupils at Queen Saovabha Memorial Institute’s Snake Farm in Bangkok. The day started with pupils learning how to classify living organisms and find out how various snake species are...
15 November 2018
One hundred students and staff from Keerapat International School (KPIS) met the Barge team at 9am at the entrance to Bang Pu Mangrove Forest. The objective of their trip was to investigate the importance of...
November 5 – 7, 2018
Setting off on Monday morning and heading straight to the salt farm in Samut Songkram province south-west of Bangkok, our Year 5s and 6s were ready to learn about Thailand’s natural resources...
Cultural and Environmental trip to Thailand.
14 – 18 October 2018
At 0900, Barge staff met the Grade 11 students St Joseph’s Institute International, Singapore at Suvarnabhumi airport for the start of their Challenge week in Thailand!...
21-23 October 2018
Students from the English is Fun Group explored Khao Yai as nature detectives over three days, to discover what lived in the park. On the night drive they excitedly spotted guar and a nightjar, a palm civet and porcupines. On the...
Ayutthaya 3rd-5th October
ELC joined us for three days to discover the rich history of the Ayutthayan Kingdom, as well as how the Chao Phraya River influenced its success, and how we still use this river...
13 – 15 September 2018
Ko Kret and Ayutthaya
Being woken at 4am by the rather harsh cabin lights for a 6am arrival leaves most ready for an easy day of checking in and laying down, perhaps going out to explore at night. This was not the...
19 September 2018
Today students put their knowledge of the solar system to the test, revising all they had learned about the planets, moons, their orbits and their rotations, and how people have observed and used these bodies...
13 September 2018
Old meets new at the Buffalo Village, Suphanburi with Byron House from Harrow School
Staff and students had the opportunity to discover old traditions and learn about how farming...
20 July - 1 August 2018
Rising Star group quickly delved into Thai culture with a visit to the Grand Palace and then to learn local wisdom making herbal incense sticks. Their trip continued along the Chao Phraya River visiting Ko Kret potters, Pathum Thani fresh market...
21-23 July 2018
Discovering the Chao Phraya and Ancient Ayutthaya
The Barge Program was very pleased to welcome nineteen students and three teachers from the Appleton School, UK to join them on a trip on the Chao Phraya...
1-3 July, 2018
Students from Somerset College, Australia came to visit Bangkok for 3 days at the end of a trip in Chiang Mai. They wanted to learn about Thailand’s history and diverse culture, so our first stop was Siam Niramit to watch the performance dances from...
11 July, 2018
A great day with Brighton College Year 9 and 10 students was had at Queen Sirikit Snake Farm. The day involved students seeing a number of both poisonous and non-poisons snakes, with some students holding a yellow python and the whole group watching a...
7,8,14,15 July 2018
4 day trips
3 barge staff
1 barge boat with captain
Brighton College Year 7 and Year 8 students had a great day trip exploring Dusit Zoo.
Discovering animal adaptations and searching for the rarest species as the zoo!
30 June – 2 July, 2018
Exploring Chiang Mai
The Barge team met grade 8 students at the airport to set off on our adventure to Chiang Mai. The group spent their trip developing teamwork skills, gaining confidence and learning about their...
28-2 June 2018
Discovering Kanchanaburi – Settlers stories
Today our school, Baan Lum Pueng School, was visited by a group of students from Berkeley International School, Bangkok. They had come to help make our school beautiful and were...
11-12 June 2018
Helping the elephants at Elephant world, Kanchanaburi
Students from ELC School in Bangkok came to visit us today to learn more about our wonderful species and give some of our older residents’ breakfast and some special...
9-10 June 2018
Vegetation surveys and Pollution assessments at the Green Lung and Bang Pu
Aim – Comparing vegetation across two different areas of the Green Lung and completing a pollution survey at Bang Pu...
We were on a mission to discover all about cavemen!
Creating cave artwork by mixing up mud, plants and stones, then painting onto the rocks with fingers,
29-30 March 2018
Despite using salt every day in our cooking, many people know very little about the harvesting of this natural resource. Not so for the students from three Bangkok campuses from SISB who joined the Barge Program for a school...
15 March 2018
Ready to learn about life along the Chao Phraya River and how we as people affect the river, ASB started by observing all the activities happening across the river and on its banks. They realised that humans, birds,...
5-7 March 2018
Regents Pattaya Y4 went to Khao Yai National Park with Traidhos Three-Generation Barge Program in early March 2018. It was such a great trip with a lot of fun. The kids had boundless energy and were excited to see many...
8-9 March, 2018
Students from SISB campuses around Bangkok joined the Traidhos Barge Program to experience Thai traditional lifestyles and to consider the impacts these practices have on the environment.
26 February – 2 March, 2018
Chiang Mai- Exploring life in the North
Challenging our team building and communication skills
20 - 22 February 2018
Grade 4 History Hunters explore Ayutthaya,
Why was the Chao Phraya important, how has it changed?
Temple ruins, broken chedi’s, an elusive pair of...
12-16 February 2018
Students from Bromsgrove where whisked by the Barge Program back in time to the year 1239, the beginning of the Phra Ruang Dynasty, when Pho Kuhn Sri Indraditya fought the Khmer ruling the city, driving...
Language comes alive when it is used in context. For Mini English Program students from Surin, a trip to Khao Yai Forest with Traidhos Barge Program was a great way to use the vocabulary learnt from science books, in the real setting. As we...
12 – 16 February 2018
Exploring Chanthaburi : an interview
How did the Chantaburi trip begin?
12 – 16 February 2018
Crossing the river at the end of our long trek in Khao Kitichikut
Help with identifying a seashore find
Learning about Royal Project Organic...
22 – 26 January 2018
15-17, 17-19 January 2018
Welcome to Chantaburi, the province of fresh seafood and delicious Thai fruits. Let’s see what activities we did on these three-day trips!
Day 1: We stayed at Sand and Sea Resort which has a beautiful sea view and long beach that allowed us to...
22 - 26 January 2018
Year 5 and 6 students joined the Barge Program team for a week to discover the importance of the Chao Phraya River in the history and development of Thailand as well as explore it's importance culturally and as a wildlife habitat.
Starting our journey...
3-9 February 2018
River and Khao Yai
We first spotted them at the airport - fourteen scouts proudly wearing their uniform complete with neckerchief. Together we embarked on an amazing journey, first along the Chao Phraya River and to Ayutthaya and Ko Kret and then to Khao Yai...
Kanchanaburi for the week
Adventuring on longtail boats to find an amazing cave
Now it's time to feed and bathe the elephants
Challenging ourselves everyday
Hellfire Pass we walk in baking hot sun
An understanding of times gone...
29 January - 2 February, 5-9 February, 2018
1 Long empty beach
1 Forest set with tents