Small Teak Boat Canal Adventure - Weekend
How do Thai Locals Spend a Weekend on the Canal?
Are you curious about how Thai people like to spend their weekend? If you give us a day, we can take you away from the Bangkok City’s hassle and bustle and give you a rare glimpse into the canal-side lifestyle. The tour takes you on a journey by our small teak boat and you will get to see an eclectic and colorful scenery of the local canal-side communities. We will stop at the weekend local floating market and get a chance to see and try a variety of Thai food. (We travel inside of canals only)
Available on Saturdays and Sundays
Private or Join Tour available (Please request the private tour a few days in advance)
Full day tour 6 1/2hrs, shorter tour can be arranged upon request
8:30am Meet and greet at the Eastside ticket machine of BTS Wutthakat Station (Skytrain, Silom line). Short walk to our boat. (Hotel meet-up/pick-up is also available please see below*) Our activities are,
Visit the ”Mouth of the Canal Temple” (Newly promoted to a royal temple status) to see the one-ton solidgold statue, beautiful crystal pagoda, and a vast skyline view of the old capital of Thonburi
Visit a temple in nature to learn forest monks' life style
Lunch* *stop at a local floating market, browse the market before/after lunch
Visit an orchid and pandan nursery in lush greenery
Visit Artist's House in a 250 years old community, currently going through revitalization by locals
3:00pm Return to the BTS Wutthakat Station or BTS Krung Thonburi Station by combination of Songtaew/Taxi
* Please note that puppet demonstration is available only on weekends (Saturdays and Sundays) when troupe is at the house. The schedule will be announced on the same day of the tour.
** Lunch included in the tour is optional (see below). Our guide will assist you to purchase lunch at the market.
Tour Fees (Two adults minimum):
Adult 2 people - 2,595 THB/adult
Adult 3-4 people - 2,295 THB/adult
Adult - 5 people - 1,995THB/adult
Child 3 to 12 years old - 50% off discount
Toddler 0 to 2 years old - Free of Charge
It will be small boat ride throughout the tour.
Order of the stops may change, depending on the water, weather condition and time available.
We are going to some temples. It is a good idea for ladies to cover your shoulders and avoid mini-skirt/shorts. (if you have scarf it is OK to use it for cover). For male guests, knee length shorts are recommended.
You will be on and off a boat, so active wear and shoes/sandals are recommended.
Sunblock, hat, umbrella are recommended.
Tips are not included in the tour fee.
Our Tour Fee and Itinerary are subject to change without notice. ---Thank you for your understanding!
Also Please Ask Us About:
Large Family and Group Discount
One Person Private Tour