Hua Hin ..Some might remember this place as a quiet fishing village, but its transformation into an fashionable escape began when the Thai royal family built summer palaces here. Hua Hin Beach, popular for kitesurfing, windsurfing and other water sports, is the main stretch of sand, which is also a seafood lover’s heaven.
Kite Boarding is an activity that is now catching a lot of steam because of style and cool quotient. It is also a specialized activity that requires certain amount of training before actually it can be done. So here we are with a package that makes in you skilled in this sport and to enjoy it to your hearts content.
Arrival and Welcome to Bangkok, the bustling city that is a food lover and party hoppers paradise. We receive you at the airport and take you to your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to discover Bangkok, do some shopping for your trip ahead and enjoy the electric atmosphere of the city.
Today after a good breakfast we check out of the hotel and depart to Hua Hin. We suggest a reasonably early start so that you can have enough time in Hua Hin to start with you first day of kite boarding lessons. We cover a distance of 200km approximately, in about 3 hrs time. Once at Hua Hin we check you in and head straight out to the beach.
The beaches are beautifully sandy without any riffs and the waves are clear, which makes it perfect for most of water sport activities. Another great thing about the beaches are the well-located restaurants where fresh seafood is served.
This is a 3-day course and on the first day you will learn the skills and basic principles in theory and practice, which is required to operate a kite safely. As you do more of it, you will get better with the sport and eventually be able to manage on your own.
This is what you get after a 3-hour training on day 1 of lessons
• Basic knowledge about wind and weather
• Safety rules
• Spot introduction
• Setup and Storage of the kite
• Safety systems of the kite
• Basic steering with the trainer kite
• Launching and Landing the kite
• Flying the kite controlled
• Self rescue
Today we head out after breakfast back to the lovely beach, where you can run through what you learnt yesterday and also get ready for today lesson,
This is what you get after a 3-hour training on day 2 of lessons
• Re – Launching the kite out of the water
• Controlling the pressure of the kite in the water
• Generate additional power with the kite (power and depower)
• Launch on the water.
After out lessons the day is free for you to do what you like. We suggest you check out the cicada market where there are a variety of events that happens on an everyday basis
Today after breakfast we head back favorite spot. By now you will more confident about handling the kite.
This is what you get after a 3-hour training on day 3 of Lessons
• Pick up pace
• Steer the board
• Come to a controlled stop
• Changing direction
• Going upwind
• Technics for jumping
The icing on the cake out of this experience apart from the fact that you have had a whole lot of fun is that, you get an IKO-License all for yourself.
After each days lesson you will receive IKO – Member card license with the level that has been completed. With this license you can reach any center in the world to rent out the equipment and improve your skills until there is none better at it.
Today we leave behind the pristine beaches and lovely sights of Hua Hin.
After breakfast we get a leisure check out and head back to Bangkok. We check you into the same hotel and let you relax with a Thai massage or a last night out in the city. Bangkok is a shopper paradise this is the best chance for you fill bags with some last minute shopping.
On the last day of this wonderful trip which has helped you master a skill that you can put to use for a long time to come and memories to carry forward for a life time, we check out of the hotel and head to the airport.
Time to say goodbye to wonderful city which is waiting to welcome you again and come back to country that has so much more in store for you when you visit again.
Please inform us if you want to check out a day early, if in case you have a late flight. You will be transported from Hun Hin directly back to airport to take your flight back home.