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Kanchanaburi Local Thai Life and City Discovery

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Private Tour
8 hours
Available in: english

Tour Overview

The best way of learning the Thai way of life is by participating in their daily activities. In Thamuang District in Kanchanaburi Province, Join Manee Wong family, who makes traditional Thai desserts for a living. Travelers who seek unique experience will appreciate the warmest atmosphere in this household who lives with a traditional way of life even among locals.

Inside this small town, not far from the lovely Manee Wong family, visit the most beautiful Buddhist
Temple name Wat Tham Sua. The temple is situated on the top of the hill with a magnificent view facing to Mae Klong and Kwai Yai river. You will see a beautiful panoramic view of rice fields that surround the temple and the Huge Buddha image of Principal Buddha image Phra Phutachinapatarn.

Then experience a boat trip on the main tributary of Kanchanaburi Mae Klong and River Kwai and enjoy the epic scenery on both sides of the river and learn more about the story of Thai people and its history.

What to Expect

0800 Pick up by car from the accommodation in Kanchanaburi town, Then proceed to Thamuang District 

08:20 Upon arrival visit old market Nang Loy. An ancient market that was the old commercial district of Thai and Chinese communities.  The various shop still stands for more than 100 years. The building architecture is still well maintained. Despite having large fire in 1935, many houses have been restored. Until becoming an eco-tourism attraction Revitalizing the community and culture that combines Thai and Chinese styles to come back to life again. 

Walking inside the fresh market that links with Nong Loy Old Market. Observing the local fresh market that will be very active in the morning getting to know a lot more knowledge about Thai fruits and food. The touching atmosphere of the local lifestyle before transfer to Manee Wong’s house. 

09:30 Arriva Manee Wong family Warm greeting with Beautiful Siam Smile from the house owner that always appreciate welcoming every visitor the house is located by the River Kwai in non-touristic Area. The Thai sweet making family lives in a 100-year-old traditional Thai-styled house in a nice garden surrounding. Then getting to know some traditional Thai sweets that are still popular learn with the locals how to make it in traditional ways; i.e, using charcoals and traditional Equipment. 

11:00 Gain more insight into Thai culinary by helping the family with lunch preparation and cooking Enjoy authentic Thai lunch with the family; learning about Thai ways, beliefs, and culture related to food and eateries. 

12:00 lunch with the family 

13:00 After lunch transfer by a/c van to visit one of the unseen temple of Kanchanaburi this temple is regarded to be one in top ten most beautiful temple that was built on the hill facing to Mae Klong river the top of the hill enshrined the elegant Buddha image Pha Phutthashina Prathanporn and the beautiful huge pagodas that surrounded with splendid panorama view of either rice field and mountainous.

1400 Set off your wonderful day by long-tail speed boat observe beautiful nature along both sides the Mae Klong and River Kwai

14:20 Visit Chong Kai War Cemetery in the atmosphere on the river bank. 

15:00 continue by boat to The Bridge over the River Kwai still awaits to make sure that’s you don’t really miss what is regarded on the heart of Kanchanaburi. Regarding the history of WWII.

15:30 Transfer by a/c vehicle to learn more stories about the second WWII at Thai Burma Railway Museum. 

16:30 Transfer back to Hotel in Kanchanaburi.

Our Service Includes

  • Hotel Pickup & drop-off
  • Private Transport by Air-conditioned Vehicle
  • Professional Guide
  • Admission Fees
  • Lunch
  • Bottled Water
  • Accidental Insurance
  • Any personal expenses

Cancellation Policy

A cancellation fee of 100.0% is charged if canceled 3 day(s) or less before the event
A cancellation fee of 50.0% is charged if canceled 7 day(s) or less before the event
A cancellation fee of 0.0% is charged if canceled 10 day(s) or less before the event


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