Neighbours of Bangkok
From Bangkok, To Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Samutsongkram, Suphanburi, - 5 Nights
- Departing from:
- Nakhon Pathom, Nonthaburi, Samutsongkram, Suphanburi,
- 5 Nights
- Private roundtrip tailormade itinerary runs daily.
- Tour Operator:
- Focus Asia
- Reference Code:
Price per person
Visit Phra Pathom Chedi, the first religious landmark that signified the introduction of Buddhism to Thailand. Explore Sanam Chandra Palace, a beautiful park with lush, beautiful trees and natural lakes, very suitable for some relaxation. Meet a local and see how they make Thai desserts in the traditional manner.
ARRIVAL IN BANGKOK
Upon your arrival at Bangkok airport, you will be welcomed by your guide, who will transfer you to your hotel.
Today visit Nakhon Pathom, a small province adjacent to and located just an hour west of Bangkok. An area of historical importance that features archaeological and religious treasures, not least of which is Phra Pathom Chedi, the first religious landmark that signified the introduction of Buddhism to Thailand, On coming toward the city, the first glimpse of the towering Phra Pathom Chedi is overpowering. The temple is one of the largest pagodas in the world and in Thailand, by far the most holy of all Buddhist structures. The original pagoda was constructed more than 2,000 years ago in the stupa design of an upside down bowl shape.Continue to Sanam Chan Palace, which was built by the King Rama VI of the current Chakri dynasty. He decided to construct the Palace as a Royal retreat. Sanam Chandra Palace is set in a beautiful park with lush, beautiful trees and natural lakes, so it is very suitable for some relaxation. The architectural designs of the residences were influenced by a combination of English, French and Thai-style architecture. Afternoon activities, let’s cross the Ta-Chine river lies a 15-acre piece of land which used to be fruit orchards and paddy fields to Sampran Riverside, which has been working with the local community to bring back the farm to its former glory. The organic farm project is managed by local villagers and Sampran Riverside. There, they grow fruits, vegetables, herbs and lotus with fertilizers made from waste materials such as leaves. Visit Patom Organic Farm which is a model farm for the local community to go back to their organic ways and stop using chemical fertilizers and pesticides. See, smell and touch by getting your hands dirty to learn about the different stages: soil analysis and preparation, seed production, vermiculture, planting, fertilisers, composts and bio-controls. Then transfer back to Hotel.
(B, -, -) Overnight in BANGKOK
Meet your English-speaking guide in the hotel’s lobby. Leave Bangkok for Nonthaburi Province. Take a boat for a ride along Chao Praya River and Klong Lad Kred, continue along Khanomwan
Canal to visit a Thai house and see how they make Thai desserts in the traditional manner. Experience total relaxation under the influence of the easy life style of the local people. Cruise through unspoilt rural areas to Koh Kred, a small island in the Chao Phraya River, first inhabited by a community of Mon minority people. Visit the Mon Village and temples and observe the manufacturing of handmade pottery in the local workshops. Back to the hotel in the late afternoon.
(B, -, -) Overnight IN BANGKOK
Departing to Klong Klon, Samut Songkram is located just southwest of Bangkok, along the Gulf of Thailand and about 90 minutes by car. Visit Wat Bang Kung, inside an old Buddhist temple you will find a large statue of Nin Mani Buddha, or the villagers called the Luang Phor Dum late Ayutthaya kingdom. It is the worship of the local people.As well as Thai, which came from other province worship and enjoy the magic of the Buddhist temple by the existence of root wood. Continue to Home Krateng Homestay at Klong Khone Area. Then change your dress to be prompt for activities (wet). The officer explains the precautions & lectures on forest planting activities. Take you on board (sunshade boat). Give one life jacket each. Long tail boat cruising to see and learning about the ecosystem of the mangrove forest. Watch the fisherman’s way of life. Take a look & feed the monkeys who live at mangrove forest. Clean & Bath prompt and drive back to Bangkok. Then, visit the colorful Warorot market. This market is nowadays the center of Chinatown in Chiang Mai. You explore the bustling market, where all sorts of everyday things are sold. Gain a deeper impression of the life of the northern Thai population. You can try local food and snacks at the market before transferring back to your hotel.
(B, -, -) Overnight in BANGKOK
In the morning, drive to Suphanburi to visit Buffalos Village, occupying over 27 acres of land. This water buffalo preservation area not only contains a water buffalo ranch, but also features the authentic rural lifestyle of farmers in Thailand’s central region. Watch the daily activities of farmers such as rice-threshing, and explore traditional Thai homes on stilts. Various areas feature different types of folk knowledge such as traditional Thai medicine, traditional Thai massage, indigenous herbs, and Thai astrology. Then afternoon visit at Sam Chuk Market, this Chinese community and old-fashioned market, complete with wooden shop houses, has retained its authentic Thai style, dating from a century ago. Visitors can explore the traditional shops, including a photography store that continues to use a century-old camera, an herbal drugstore, or enjoy tasting local sweets and sipping old-fashioned local-style coffee by the river. A three-story building, now transformed into a museum, displays photos from the days of yesteryear, taking visitors back to a bygone era. In 2009, the Sam Chuk Old Market received an Award of Merit in the 2009 annual UNESCO Asia–Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation. Then going back to Bangkok.
(B, -, -)Overnight in BANGKOK
BANGKOK – DEPARTURE
Meet the guide and driver and transfer from hotel in Bangkok to Bangkok Airport for your next destination. Guidepost Tours & Travel can arrange your extended stay in Thailand.
All described sightseeing as in program above
Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation in hotels with daily breakfast
English-speaking local guides
Admission fees to indicated sights
Meals mentioned in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Domestic gov’t tax and service charge
International air tickets
Flights & visa fees
Travel Insurance in all kinds
Meals not mentioned in itinerary
Drinks during Meals
Tip, drinks, any personal expenses
Early check-in and late check-out