Thonburi Adventures

9.3 from 1 review
Bangkok, Thailand
Half Day Tour
English, Thai

About the trip
History & Culture Gastronomy Arts and Craft
Away from shopping malls and tourist spots, Thonburi is a different shade of Bangkok by exploring canals and the communities that still live on them, right in the heart of the modern metropolis. The long-tailed boat will take you into Bangkok Yai canal to see the way of life. Then we will stop by Klong Bang Luang community along the canal which brings alive back by a former of Baan Silapin (The House of Artist) to maintain the memories of the past and traditional ways of life. Then visit temples of KING TAKSIN the great, the king of THONBURI era. Next, you meander to TALAT PHLU thru the old community of Thai-Chinese people. You are delighted by the fragrant aromas and exotic dishes as you pass the various street vendors.
  • Long-Tailed Boat Experience
  • Khlong Bang Luang Community (Bangkok Artists Village)
  • Temple of the KING TAKSIN, King of Thonburi
  • Local snacks or desserts tasting
  • ROD KRAPONG Experience
Day One
09.00 AM or 01.00 PM, you will meet your guide at BTS Saphan Taksin Skytrain station, exit number 1. A Long-tailed Boat whisks you down the Chao Phraya River and canals (khlongs) of Thonburi – the original site where Bangkok was founded, before King Rama I moved the capital's epicenter across the river to the Rattanakosin Island. Just across the river from Bangkok, the khlongs of Thonburi offer a glimpse into a slower pace of life. The long-tailed boat will take you into Bangkok Yai canal to see the way of life. Then we will stop by Klong Bang Luang community along the canal which brings alive back by a former of Baan Silapin (The House of Artist) to maintain the memories of the past and traditional ways of life. The Canal has been restored into a culture tourist area, which can see from the architecture, habitation, ancient remain, and former community of residents living. Then continue boat riding to the local area, admire the architecture and background of temples are known as the temples of KING TAKSIN the great, the king of THONBURI era. Next, you meander to TALAT PHLU thru the old community of Thai-Chinese people. You are delighted by the fragrant aromas and exotic dishes as you pass the various street vendors. Your expert guide selects the best snacks or desserts for your tasting. Then we will be dropped off at BTS WUTTAKAT Skytrain station by ROD KRAPONG which is the most popular local transportation.
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  • Transportation fee; Long-tailed boat & Rod Krapong (local transportation)
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Drinking water and snack
  • Entrance fee and activity as mentioned
  • Travel Insurance
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Ms Varaporn Pothipala
( 9.3 )

December 2018 · Thailand


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This program is supporting Thai Puppet Performance conservation at Baan Silapin (Artist's House). There is a local arts & performance school for the kids who living in Khlong Bang Luang community to use their free time productively and stay away from all vices.


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