Half-day or full-day City Sight-seeing tour and many other guided tours in Thailand with English speaking guides are organized for the participants of the 1st BBSM 2007 by UMEC, the Congress Organizer. Before the congress, you can contact UMEC for more information and to make arrangement for the reservation at http://www.umec.co.th/eng/downloads.php
At the congress, UMEC has a booth located near the registration desk where you can get all necessary details. Here are some examples:

Visit of Wat Po, the temple of the Reclining Buddha and also the biggest and oldest temple of Bangkok, visit Wat Arun, the temple of Dawn and the symbolic centre of the old capital Thonburi. Both temples are situated along the Chao Phraya River. By boat on the klongs (canals) you discover the daily life of the Thai people as it was 100 years ago. You also pass by the Royal Barge Museum. Price net p.p. 1,400.- baht (min. 2 pax) This price inclusive of English or German speaking guide, Drinking bottled, water & cold towels, and travel accident insurance

E 2. FLOATING MARKET 07:00 AM -05:00 PM

You leave busy Bangkok for a visit of the famous Floating Market of Damnoen Saduak. Visit of a coconut farm, the Chedi of Nakorn Pathom and the "Rose Garden" for a delicious Thai lunch. The day ends with a marvelous presentation of the traditional Thai way of life in the open air theatre of the Rose Garden. Price net p.p. 1,700.- baht (min. 4 pax) This price inclusive of English or German speaking guide, Drinking bottled water & cold towels, Thai lunch and Travel accident insurance

E 3. ROYAL PALACE 08:00-12:00 AM
The Royal Palace is situated in the Ratanakosin area, built in different styles and built around the Emerald Buddha temple, the spiritual symbol of Thailand. The Royal Palace is no longer the actual residence of the royal family, but the visit is must for all people who come to Bangkok. During the excursion you also make a city tour through Ratchadamnoen, the royal boulevard of Bangkok.
* Dress code: long trousers or skirt till heels, shoulders covered and closed shoes.
Price net p.p. 1,000.- baht (min. 2 pax) This price inclusive of English or German speaking guide, Drinking bottled water & cold towels, Admission Fee, Travel accident insurance.

In a beautiful and nice teak wood house, you will get to know the Thai gastronomy, accompanied by a show of traditional music and dance.
Price net p.p. 1,000.- baht. (min. 2 pax)
This price is inclusive of English or German speaking guide, Thai food and Travel accident insurance.

Pre- and Post-Congress Excursion tours

Umec also coordinates many pre- or post-congress excursion package tours around Thailand, for examples,
Package 1: Chiang Rai Package Tours: 3 days / 2 nights
Package 2: Samui Island: 3 days / 2 nights
Package 3: Krabi: 3 days / 2 nights
Package 4: Siem Reap/Angkor Wat: 3 days / 2 nights
Package 5: Luang Prabang, Lao: 3 Days / 2 Nights
Package 6: Guilin, Southern part of China, 4 Days/ 3 Nights

Contact UMEC at the congress booth F3 near the registration desk on the Lobby level (1st Floor) of the Sofitel Central Plaza Hotel or the address below:

UMEC (Unisource Marketing & Engineering Co., Ltd.)
184/34 Tiwanon 43, Tiwanon Road, Nonthaburi 11000 Thailand
Telephone + 662-951-1831; Fax + 662-951-1832
Email: umec2003@hotmail.com Website: www.umec.co.th or http://www.umec.co.th/eng/downloads.php
Marketing Manager and Contact Person: Ms Nattamon Inkham