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Suphote

Chiangmai, Thailand

My name is Suphote, a fully licensed guided by Tourist Authority of Thailand (TAT license 21- 0388) and have been working as a tour guide and tour leader for over 20 years.

Thailand has long been a popular tourist destination, it is hardly avoid tourist in any popular sites. I can take people to a typical tourist site, but preferred to the site that less traveled by tourist more. I love to take my clients to chat with the locals, to share some common and uncommon things in their life. It is truly amazing to see they are laughing together even though they don't understand the language, only translated between them by me.
My wife and I have a project called "The Power of Reading". This is a literacy program designed to encourage families to read together and to foster good reading habits in Thai children with limited access to education or educational resources. Most of our multiple package tour we lead, we will provide books. In the effort to give back to the community and future generations, The Power of Reading instills the literacy among school children.

I love to eat and love to cook, showing the variety of Thai food and let my clients try different authentic local cuisine is also one of my favorite, especially if they are adventurous. I am also catering tour in flexible and hilarious manner.

My skill: Authentic Thai and Northern Thai cuisine cooking, Camping, Adventure & Soft adventure, Have operated Jungle Survival Program with Thai Military, Abseiling Skill, Trekking & hiking, biking, white water rafting, sight - seeing and a combination tour.

Knowledge & Interest: Political, Thai culture, Thai history, World history, Buddhism and other religion etc. Love to discuss with people about present situation around the world. I am an empty glass and would like to fulfill the glass all the time.

Language skill: speak, read and write English, e-mail correspondence.

Experience: Tour leader to Laos and Cambodia, Freelance guide for sight - seeing around Thailand, handling Group and FIT

Award: Cerfied by Office of Tourism Development In Collaboration with Faculty of Education, Silpakorn University. In Accreditation of Excellent Tourist Guide Standard Under The Development Project of Tourism Business and Tourist Guide Standard 2008 Since 26 March 2009-25 March 2011
September 27th 2010, received The 6th Tourist Guide Awards 2010

What my clients talk about me:

"Thank you Supot for the incredible experience (and delicious coconut ice cream). Supot's knowledge of all things Thai, from politics to food and jungle survival really made our tour fantastic. Supot's charm and enthusiasm for the area and its people facilitated some wonderful exchanges with the locals that would not otherwise have happened. "
Aniesa and Eric Brassil
Virginia

"When we set up the itinerary we were expecting the typical sites, which we did get to see but our guide Suphote showed us SO MUCH MORE. From the markets to the boat rides (and we had several) we learned something every inch of the way. His knowledge of his country was contagious and we learned to love the people and their traditions along with the sites. Professional yet friendly, we enjoyed every minute of our time with him. His knowledge and experience brought us the trip of a lifetime"
Jan & Kevin Nevielle

"Phote…. Thank you so much for making everyday in Thailand an adventure! You were kind and interesting and fun and we appreciate all your hard work in giving us a Trip of a Lifetime!"
Donna & Matt,

"recently visited Thailand for the first time. I loved it. Thailand is a very special place, and touring it with Suppote made it even more enjoyable. He is top notch in every way. He is professional, courteous, pleasant to be around and extremely knowledgeable. He had very interesting information to share about many things. Suppote was a great company to work with. "
Fran Smith

Please come and get your lifetime experience.

A Recent Review of this guide

The 3 day tour Met all expectations. Suphote (Pud) organised the tour, had all the information we needed at his fingertips and controlled all aspects very well. Our time in Chiang Mai was very enjoyable. I highly recommend Suphote.
Denis Fernandes

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Credentials

TAT Guide license 21- 0388

Guide license valid for all Thailand

Tourist Guide trained from Chiangmai University

Bachelor Degree in Political Science

Award: Cerfied by Office of Tourism Development In Collaboration with Faculty of Education, Silpakorn University. In Accreditation of Excellent Tourist Guide Standard Under The Development Project of Tourism Business and Tourist Guide Standard 2008 Since 26 March 2009-25 March 2011

The Tourist Guide Awards by the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) on 27 September, 2010

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