If you would like to get away from shopping malls, the hectic streets and the typical tourist spots, you should try exploring Thonburi side.
This tour will show you the other side of Bangkok. When you are in Thonburi you will notice a peaceful and slower pace of life. Spend some time exploring the canals and getting to know the communities that live on them.
- Long-Tail Boat ride to explore the canals
- Visit Ban Bu Community
- Explore the Khlong Bang Luang Community which is known as Bangkok’s Artists Village
- Visit the temple of King Taskin
- Enjoy some local snacks and taste some desserts!
- Rod Krapong ride
At 9:00 AM, you will meet your guide at BTS Saphan Taksin Skytrain station, Exit 1.
Then we will take the public boat to Ban Bu. The Ban Bu community is known for its famous handmade and polished bronzeware. Here, you will be impressed by the amount of time, craftsmanship and dedication that goes into a single creation.
After spending time in this community, we will then take a long-tailed boat to Bangkok Noi canal. The canal has been restored into a cultural tourist area, which you can see from the architecture, ancient remains and remnants of old communities.
Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch it is time to visit Baan Silapin or The House of Artist. This is a traditional Thai house that has been converted into a public space to preserve art and traditional performance styles such as puppetry. This is one of the cities “hidden gems”.
Continue the boat ride to the local area and admire the architecture and the temples of KING TAKSIN the great who was the king of the THONBURI era.
Then you will get to explore TALAT PHLU, a nearby food market. Let your expert guide help you navigate this foodies paradise and select the best snacks or dessert for you to taste.
Then the tour will end and you will take a Rod Kaprong ride to the BTS WUTTAKAT Skytrain station.