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Thai Plum Village International Practice Center
Thai Plum Village International Practice Center is located at 174,176 Ban Sra Nam Sai ,Moo 7, Tambon Pongtalong, Pak Chong District in NakornRatchasima which is about 240 km. North-East of Bangkok. It approximately takes 3.5-4 hours from downtown Bangkok(Victory Monument) by public van.
Getting to Thai Plum Village’s Practice Centre Pakchong by public van.
Go to “Victory Monument” BTS station, take exit No.4. Get down the stairs and walk straight about 100 metres, the public van station is right next to the Suzuki showroom and close to Century shopping mall.
Go to ticket counter No.18, “Jamnong tour” (จำนงค์ทัวร์ in Thai) to buy a van ticket to our center which is located in Bann Sra-Narm-Sai, Tumbol Pong-Tar-Long. It is about 40 km from downtown Pakchong district, Nakornrachsrima province. The cost is 500 THB/ person. Anyway, please print out this note and show it to the ticket seller/driver. The trip usually takes approximately 3.5-4 hours.
Please note that you can travel here by the van at 11 am or 12 (noon) only . to ensure that you can arrive the center by 3-4 pm., mindful working hour of our guest relation team. Please also be shared that we practice meditation and noble silence in the evening till next morning so please compassionately support us by not arriving after 4 pm.
The van has limited space so you need to put your luggage either underneath the seat or on your lap. Depending on the number of passengers in the van, you may be charged extra for 160 baht by the driver if you put your luggage on another seat.
For assistance with Thai language, please call our English speaking volunteer at 085-128-8044 (Thai language is provided below for any assistance you may need)
สวัสดีครับ/ สวัสดีค่ะ Sawasdee krap/ kha
ช่วยพาเราไปส่งที่หมู่บ้านพลัม บ้านสระน้ำใส ต.โป่งตาลอง ด้วยครับ/ ค่ะ
Please take me to Thai Plum Village Practice Center, Bann Sra-Narm-Sai, Tumbol Pong-Tar-Long.
ถ้ามีข้อสงสัย รบกวนโทรหาอาสาสมัครหมู่บ้านพลัม โทร 085-128-8044
Any query, please call Thai PV volunteer
Public Transportation to public van at Victory Monument near Century Shopping Mall
- From Suvannabhumi Airport to Victory Monument
You can travel by Airport Link to the last station called Phaya Thai Station and then connect the BTS to Victory Monument.This will cost 60 baht.
- From Donmuang Airport To Victory Monument
You can go to gate 6 and take BUS A1 for 30 baht to Morchit BTS station and then take BTS to Victory Monument BTS station.
Or take Bus A2 for 30 baht to Victory Monument BTS station
Option to Travel by Train from Bangkok to Pak Chong:
An alternate way to travel to Pak Chong from Bangkok is by train.Be prepared though- these local trains are sometimes delayed a bit- so keep breathing and smiling on the journey!Enjoy the countryside view off the highways and the traffic!
Hua Lampong Railway Station is located in Central Bangkok and is accessible by MRT Line.
The train also stops at the old Don Mueang Airport so it is very convenient for those flying into Don Mueang, to simply board the train from there and avoid having to travel into the city. The train platform is accessible by a walkway from the terminal which also connects to the Amari Airport Hotel.
From Pak Chong Train Station, there are usually public songtaew taxis which can be hired to bring you to Thai Plum Village. Cost of one way drop off is 500 Baht which can be shared by other travelers. Drive is approx. 45 minutes.
Tel number of a local taxi driver in Pak Chong: Khun (Mr.) Paisan: 085-772-4519 or have the Information Desk at the Railway station assist to find a songtaew taxi.
Note trains from Pak Chong continue to parts of Northeastern Thailand.
More schedule information can be found online: