Your guide will pick you up at the hotel in the city centre in the early morning around 06.30 and you will be transferred by private transportation (1.5 hours’drive) to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market where is the most famous floating market in Thailand. Try to see the vibe of the world's uncommon market.
At the floating market, you can take the boat into the market. Then we will leave Damnoen Saduak Floating Market to Photharam area where we can visit Wat Khanon.
Wat Khanon is a temple that is well known for "Nang Yai" or Shadow Puppet show (UNESCO Award). We will visit the temple and walk around the local Museum.
(If you are coming during weekend, there is availability to see the Shadow Puppet Show as well)
Lunch will be served at local restaurant.
Back to your hotel around 2 PM.
The grand shadow play (Nang Yai) was regarded as a form of high class entertainment in former times, being a combination of several art forms: artistic pattern designs, handicraft art in making meticulous shadow figures, theatrical art, oratory art of composing narration and chorus, and orchestral music to complement all the tactile senses.
(Note: Thai Shadow Puppet show is performed only on Saturday and Sunday)
This program will be a part that could be generated community development fund to ensure that every travellers' spending goes to support local people to preserve canal way of life at the most famous floating market in Thailand and supporting to Wat Khanon for Nang Yai (Shadow Puppet) conservation. There is one of the six model communities awarded by the Asia Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO for its active role in preserving an intangible cultural heritage.