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Best of Nakhon Pathom

Private Tour

Tour Overview

Duration

8 hours

Language

English, German

Tour Type

Culture, Classic

Min. Traveler

2 People

Take a break from busy city life to the countryside. Ride for 50 kilometers away from Bangkok, you will reach Mahasawat canal, located in Nakhon Pathom province. Enjoy exploring and observing authentic rural life and agro tour operated by agricultural community living along the canal. Visit the grand monuments including Sanam Chandra palace, the great stupa of Phra Pathom Chedi, and the unique Dragon Temple, Wat Samphran.

Itinerary

08:00    Pick up from your hotel and drive around 50 kilometers from Bangkok, you will reach Mahasawat canal, located in Nakhon Pathom province.

09.00 Enjoy exploring and observing authentic rural life and agro tour operated by agricultural community living along the canal.  Take a boat ride to visit the rice field, local temple, lotus field, the home factory producing Thai sweet and rice crackers. Then take an exciting ride on E-tan (convertible truck or Thai-style tractor).  Continue to visit one of the biggest orchid farms with various species of colorful orchids, where you will learn about orchid cultivation for export quality.

11.00    Depart to Nakorn Pathom.

12.00    Visit Sanam Chandra Palace. Located a few kilometers on the West of Phra Pathom Chedi, the palace was constructed by King Rama VI’s command in 1907 and occupies about 355 acres. Visit beautiful halls includes Phiman Pathom Hall, the first hall built in the Sanam Chan Palace.  It is of European architecture, a two-story building in which King Rama VI resided before his ascension to the throne. There several rooms in the hall including His majesty’s bedroom, bathroom, dining room, and dressing-room among others.

13.00    Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.

14.00    Experience local fresh market and Phra Pathom Chedi with its upside-down bell shape sacred Chedi (Lankan style), which was built by King Rama IV and completed in the reign of King Rama V in 1870 AD to house the Lord Buddha’s relics. There are various interesting historical items to see, including the Phra Ruang Rodjanarit, an image of Buddha bestowing pardon, is enshrined in a vihara located in the North and in front of Phra Pathom Chedi.

15.00    Drive back to Bangkok. On the way visit Wat Samphran, known as the Dragon Temple, built-in 1985. The temple is notable for its 17-  story tall pink cylindrical building with a gigantic dragon sculpture curling around the entire height.

16.00    Return to Bangkok by Van and transfer to hotel.

Service Includes
 Pick up and drop off transfer from / to your hotel
 English or German speaking guide as selection
 Admission fee as mention the program
 Local lunch on route.
 Drinking water
Service Excludes
 All personal expenses
AdultPrice Per Person (THB)
2 – 2 Person4120
3 – 5 Person3060
6 – 8 Person2470
ChildPrice Per Person(THB)
1+ Person1710

Please dress appropriately as we will visit attractions with strict dress code: The palace, dragon temple, and the great stupa.

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