COUNTRYSIDE CANAL TOUR
Klongs, or known in English as canals, are an essential part of Thai way-of-life. Along Klong Mahasawat are several attractions that you can visit and you’ll be taken on a cruise along the canal of the agri-culture farm.
In the morning, you will be collected by your guide and take the public transport to Hua Lamphong or Bangkok railway station. Your guide will provide you with the local train tickets to the south which you discover the classic way of life on the facing and hard seats with the scenic view along the way. We will get off at Wat Suwan station, Nakhon Pathom province, the neighbor of Bangkok where is next to the Mahasawat canal’s pier.
The canal tour now begins, You will be taken on a local boat along the canal to the attractions that start from Lotus Farm or Water Lilly Farm, you can pick lotus flower by yourself and get a chance to try boat paddling with the beautiful scenery. Then we will go to learn how to cook Rice Crackers and try the best local snack here and have Lunch at Local Restaurant.
After lunch, we continue our journey by taking a local boat to visit an Organic Fruit Farm. Taking a Local Tractor we will ride into the fruit orchards where fruit is organically grown and free from pesticides and other chemicals. You can enjoy a tasting of whatever fruit is in season. (Local Tractor riding is subject to availability)
By late afternoon we are on our way back by private vehicle to your hotel.
Activities and Experiences:
- Local Train Experience
Discovering the classic Thai train with the great scenery across Bangkok.
- Cruising on The King Rama IV Canal
Mahasawat canal was built under the instruction of King Rama 4 for the purpose of traveling to one of the province’s temples once each year. The 150 years old canal is connected to the Chao Phraya River and the Tha Jeen River, which stretches for 28 kilometers.
- Lotus Flowers - Water Lilly Farm
This is no understatement because the lotus farm has grown cover up the entire surface of the canal. It is an impressive sight to see. You can paddle small boat into the farm to collect water lily flower by yourself.
- Rice Cracker Cooking Demonstration
Second visiting, the boat will bring you to a snack shop that specialized in making ‘Khao Tang’ or rice cracker, a local product. Here you are allowed to making your own rice cracker with selected toppings. And yes, you will be enjoyed the taste of local.
- 'Tractor Riding' at Auntie JAEW's Farm.
You will experience the local tractor riding into the fruits orchard are organically grown and free from pesticides and other chemicals. You can enjoy a tasting of whatever fruit is in season. (Tractor riding is subject to availability of the villagers)
- Private Tour
Rates are quoted in THB per person per private group
Pick up service by public transport from hotel to Mahasawat canal
Private vehicle; one-way transfer from Mahasawat canal to the hotel in Bangkok
English speaking guide
Entrance fees and activities as mentioned
Meal plan: Lunch at a local restaurant
Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary