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Swai H.

Bangna, Bangkok, Thailand

Sawaddee, khrub. Welcome to Thailand with a great pleasure.

Sawaddee, khrub (sə wäd dee khrŭb ➯ สวัสดีครับ in Thai) means hi or hello․

My name is Swai (sä◦wī ➯ ไสว in Thai)․ Many years before, upon the later of my newly university graduation, I still didn't have any appropriate goals for a career job I needed, but just acquired some occupations to obtain only job backup experiences․ Beginning with the very first one was a temporary volunteer for various youth camping clubs and continued another seven years as a private school teacher, then I still spent most of the time roving in search of a few avocational jobs such as an office clerk; an office coordinator; a tutor and etc․ Though, those were still not my types of works, none of them was by no means the favorite career․

It was almost matched to my aim in the tourism industry when I had been working in a travel agency for more than 12 years․ But, in fact, that kind of job still seemed to me so similar routine to any others in an office work․ I realized that my accurate innate habit was to go outdoors and worked like a free bird, not in a type of surrounding room walls․ Also, it was definitely my personal favorite hobbies and interests in traveling; hiking; swimming; scuba diving; photographing; reading as well as receptive learning more and more extra essential knowledgeable skills․ After making a decision to escape from the ordinary pattern of an office room, I straightforward finalized my career determination to be a local cultural tour guide and truly love to approach some informative details about local culture; custom; tradition; history; native lifestyles including national heritages and natural resources․ At present, as a specialist, I have been working as the nationwide licensed professional local tour guide since 1994․

I was born in Bangkok, the city where I had even educated and graduated from․ Today, it is also the city where I intend to live in permanently․ Nowadays, whenever at my own leisure, I always like to explore to update from one place to another vicinity even repeatedly from some hidden isolated communities to the most highlight attractions by myself․ That is no doubt that I have absolutely habituated not only the central areas but also the suburbs and the environs․ Most of my personal journeys have been on foot, sometimes by various means of public transports․

Moreover, apart from the capital city, I have also been accustomed to traveling to a lot of main provincial districts very very well․ Those of my previous journeys and experiences were covered to all provinces of the entire country․ Among my former private trips, some of those were on purpose for social service activities such as volunteering on social functions; charitable relief for sufferers due to any of natural disasters; visiting remote upcountry temples for donations and so on․

However, there are still more and more eminent spectaculars; unique and extraordinary diversities together with challenging activities in evidence for worth a visit this fascinating country significantly․

So, let join the local tours to be an especial honorable guest of this cordial land, and it is really undoubtedly, Thailand ․ ․ ․

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★ For the information about every published tour, each one has already been very well-described some necessary details topic by topic completely, and that is also covered the explanation to the total PRICE as well as the AVAILABILITY which is displayed on the actual calendar noticeably․ Please view each published tour thoroughly to meet own selected choice and decision properly․ According to the different colors on the calendar, the availability is shown in green color while the unavailability is in red color․ It is also unavailable if too short notice which is shown in orange color․

★ A pattern of a customized tour can be created upon request but only for being on the available schedule․

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A Recent Review of this guide

Swai was a fantastic guide. He could not have been more helpful, friendly and informative. We were a group of nine so it worked out excellent value for money too. Travelling with him on foot, by boat and sky train was infinitely better than getting caught up in the horrendous traffic. We all had a fantastic day and fitted in so much. I cannot recommend this guy highly enough. Book him right now - you will be so glad you did
Dean Robinson

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Credentials

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✪ Graduation at Chulalongkorn University
⇨ CUAA : 514/220200007
✪ Tourism Certificate from Silpakorn University.
⇨ 2/1994 from Faculty of Archaeology
✪ Nationwide tourism license by Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT)
⇨ Tour Guide License No.11-32274
✪ Life membership of Professional Tourist Guide Association of Thailand (PGAT)
⇨ Registration No.7753
✪ National guide of the Arts of the Kingdom
⇨ License No.2194
✪ Complete standard course of CPR as well as First Aid & Rescue from Thai Red Cross Society
⇨ Registration No.5900033
✪ Scuba Diving from PADI
⇨ License No.1512AZ3920

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Restrictions

★ Full authorized license of national tourism to guide and give information of the entire country but not for the purposes of any special skills on technical adventures or sports․

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Private tour guide Swai H.

Bangkok ✧ Local Guide only - Free & Easy,...

☀ All attractions & activities are under own selected choices alternatively

130 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

7 hours

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Private tour guide Swai H.

Bangkok ✧ Local Guide & A Private Car,...

☀ Travel to some attractions as Free & Easy under own selective choices,...

230 USD per tour

(for up to 9 people)

7 hours

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Laem Chabang or Pattaya ⇨ to Bangkok,...

☀ Among two provincial destinations to visit any spots of own preferably,...

290 USD per tour

(for up to 9 people)

10 hours

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Laem Chabang or Pattaya ✧ within the,...

☀ For Cholburi Province area only including Laem Chabang Port and Pattaya,...

230 USD per tour

(for up to 9 people)

7 hours

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Khao Yai National Park ✧ within the same,...

☀ The home of protected native wildlife, at a natural heritage site

303 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

7 hours

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Bridge on the River Kwai ✧ within the,...

☀ To the route of Hellfire Pass, a part of memorial history was never,...

230 USD per tour

(for up to 9 people)

7 hours

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