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Floating Market & Amphawa by Bike, Boat, Train (3D2N)
Tour Overview :
This 3 days bicycle tour will take you through hidden treasures of Thailand. You will visit the famous Damnoensadauk floating market. You will witness exotic scenes, ride pass villagers' backyard, rice fields and fruit orchards in a close distance that you have never imagine of. You will stay with villager in their home, experience the ways of Thai country life, cook and try local food that you may not find on restaurant's menu. Make yourself as home and feel like the Thais do.
- In depth touch of traditional Thai way of life
- Stay with locals in their home
- Offer food to Buddhist monks
- World famous Damnoen Saduak floating market
- Amphawa night floating market
- Delicious Thai foods
- Orchid farms (see special breed, only one in the world)
- Organic farm
- Old cars museum (500 cars and more)
- Long tail boat tour to see the last "Venice of the East"
- Try your paddling skill on Thai boat
- The tallest pagoda in the world
- Pick and taste seasonal fruits
- Amazing Thai train
- Ride through fertile soil of Thailand
- Rice fields
- E-tan ride
Departure Date :
Friday (up on confirmation)
Tour Inclusion :
- bike rental with rack pack, lighting gears and helmet
- 2 nights accommodation
- long tail boat
- train ticket fare or substituted transportation
- admission fees
- all water and soft drink during cycling
- 2 breakfasts
- 3 lunches
- 2 dinners
- English speaking guide(s)
- accident insurance
- hotel pick up
- a very UNIQUE EXPERIENCE
Tour Exclusion :
- alcohol drink , personal shopping, services not described
Terms and Conditions :
- require 25% deposit
Riding condition: The ride is a 140 kilometers ride. Road conditions combine of asphalt road, dirt roads and some off tracks. We try to avoid traffic and most of time you will be riding on quiet roads. You stop almost every an hour to have a rest and take a drink.
Riding Speed: We ride at speed of 15-20 km per hour for this bicycle tour.
Day by Day Itinerary :
Date 1 : Bangkok - Nakhon Pathom
Day 1: bicycle tour starts at Thailand Green Ride office then visits to a orchid farm, organic mixed farm and hop on an e-tan to visit rice field. We then visit local car museum, here you will see many Bubble and hard to find old cars. Visit a temple to observe how Thai adopted Hindu into their ways of Buddhist life. After checking in to a hotel in Nakhon Pathom, we head off to visit this town at night by motor bicycle taxi or other appropriate public transport. After dinner, we visit Pra Pratom Jedi, the tallest pagoda in the world. Explore a night market to try local Thai sweets.
Accommodation: 3 stars hotel
Meals: light Thai lunch, Thai dinner
Riding Distance: 45km
Date 2 : Nakhon Pathom - Samut Songkram
Day 2: We start our second day with breakfast at a hotel. Then we head off town to visit a local palace belong to King Rama VI, Sanam Chan Palace, a place prepared for hiding out during WWI. Then we ride through many different kinds of fruit plantation from sugar apple, mango, lime, dragon fruit, grape and guava. We stop for you to sample those fruits when possible. We also pass by many other agricultural activities like prawn farms. You will observe the fertile soil of Thailand, the backbone of our economy. We stop for lunch at a local town. Arrive at a home stay, a Thai wooden house situated peacefully in the midst of trees and next to the Klong. After a short break, we will take a long tail boat along waterway to observe authentic lifestyle of local communities, visit unseen Thailand attraction, Bang Kae Noi temple, Amphawa floating night market and try traditional foods and deserts. Dinner will be served and we end our night withfireflies sightseeing.
Accommodation: home stay with local people
Meals: breakfast, light Thai lunch, Thai dinner
Riding Distance: 65km
Date 3 : Samut Songkram - Bangkok
Day 3: Our final day starts off with cycling through local roads to the famous Damnoensaduak floating market. This is a very attractive place for you to see the old style and traditional way of selling and buying fruits, vegetables and other products from farms from boats. We then continue through villagers and agricultural areas to a nearby local train station. Get on a train back to Bangkok. Our tour ends on train, we say goodbye at Salaya train station and you continue your ride to Thonburi train station in Bangkok.
Meals: Thai breakfast, light Thai lunch
Riding Distance: 30km