Unique Cultural Experience on a traditional teak-wood rice barge (2D/1N)

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Highlights

  • Our journeys take you out of Bangkok up the Chao Phraya River into the rich agricultural Central Plains to see firsthand the traditional way of life of Thailand’s rural communities and meet the local people.
  • The unique cultural experience allows participants to have an opportunity to learn about the day-to-day life of the farming and handicraft communities; meeting the local people, the farmers, the artisans and school children and enjoying rewarding social interaction and cultural exchange.
  • We make sure it is a rewarding and enriching experience for all with none of the negative effects that tourism can sometimes have on small communities.

Description

Participants are picked up in the morning in their accommodation in Bangkok and driven to Ayutthaya, the former capital, where you will change for a bicycle to discover the historical park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. According to the trip you have chosen (1, 2 or 3 days) you will enjoy different activities, have the opportunity to witness genuine local life, and sleep on the barge. At the end of your trip, you are dropped at your hotel/home in Bangkok. The barge can accommodate up to 12 guests.

Program:
Day 1: Bangkok - Ayutthaya (-/L/D)
Travel from Bangkok to Ayutthaya, a former capital of Thailand. Change your transportation to an eco-friendly bike tour to explore the marvellous of Ayutthaya Historical Park, featured as a UNESCO list of World Heritage sites since 1991. Continue visiting the Elephant Kraal Pavillion and enjoy a delicious Thai lunch onboard the Thanatharee, a unique teak wood boat, while you cruise along the river. In the afternoon and the evening join the regular program according to the daily activities before your transfer back to Bangkok. It is time for a delicious dinner onboard. Accommodation in comfortable private air-conditioned twin cabins, each with 2-berths.

Day 2: Ayutthaya - (B/L/D)
Rise early to join activities like preparing some traditional Thai Sweets - "Khanom" or offering food to the Monks on their morning alms round. After breakfast continue with the regular program according to the daily activities including lunch onboard. End of the program and transfer back to Bangkok late in the afternoon.

Services included:
Transfers: Round-trip join transfers between Bangkok Metropolitan Area and Ayutthaya (If you need transfers from/to a different location please enquire)
Guide: Local English-speaking guide
Admission Fee: All activities as specified in the itinerary, including admission fees
Misc: Bike, Helmet and Insurance

Services not included:
Meals not mentioned
Beverages (except drinking water during meals)
Other services than mentioned
Expenditure of a personal nature
Personal Tips, Travel insurance

Amenities

  • Transfer included
  • Private activity
  • Operated by a company
  • Fixed time
  • Water included
  • Restroom available
  • Senior friendly
  • Kids friendly
  • Meal included
  • Night included: private air-conditioned twin cabins
$594.34
usd
per adult
$594.34
usd
per child

Best Price Guarantee

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Response Time
Same Day
Cancellation
Moderate
Change Date
Flexible
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