COUNTRYSIDE CANAL TOUR, CBT KLONG MAHASAWAT
Klongs, or known in English as canals, are an essential part of Thai way-of-life. Along Klong Mahasawat are several attractions that you can visit and you’ll be taken on a cruise along the canal of agro-tourism.
In the morning, you will be collected by your guide and take the public transport to Hua Lamphong or Bangkok railway station. Your guide will provide you the local train tickets to the south which you discover the classic way of life on the facing and hard seats with the scenic view along the way. We will get off at The Wat Suwan station, Nakhon Pathom province where is next to the Mahasawat canal’s pier.
The canal tour is now begins, You will be taken on a local boat along the canal to the attractions that start from Lotus Farm or Water Lilly Farm, you can pick lotus flower by yourself and then local guide will teach you how to fold lotus flowers. Normally we will offer folded lotus flower to the monks or buddha. Then we will go to learn how to cook Rice Crackers and try the best local snack here and have Lunch at Local Restaurant.
After lunch we continue our journey taking a local boat to visit an Organic Fruit Farm. Taking a Local Tractor we will ride into the fruit orchards where fruit is organically grown and free from pesticides and other chemicals. You can enjoy a tasting of whatever fruit is in season.
By late afternoon we are on our way back by private vehicle to your hotel.
Activities and Experiences:
- Local Train Experience
Discovering the classic Thai train with the great scenery across Bangkok.
- Cruising on The King Rama IV Canal
Mahasawat canal was built under the instruction of King Rama 4 for the purpose of travelling to one of the province’s temples once each year. The 150 years old canal is connected to the Chao Phraya River and the Tha Jeen River, which stretches for 28 kilometers.
- 'Na Bua' or Lotus - Water Lilly Farm
This is no understatement because the lotus farm grown cover up the entire surface of canal. It is and impressive sight to see. You can paddle small boat into the farm to collect water lilly flower by yourself.
- 'Khao Tang' or Rice Cracker Cooking
Second visiting, boat will bring you to a snack shop that specialized in making ‘Khao Tang’ or rice cracker. The OTOP (One Tambon One Product) local product. Here you are allowed to making your own rice cracker and toppings. Then you can try and buy.
- 'Tractor Riding' at Auntie JAEW's Farm.
After lunch we will continue take a local boat to visit at Organic Farm, you will experience the local tractor riding into the fruits orchard are organically grown and free from pesticides and other chemicals. You can enjoy a tasting of whatever fruit is in season.
Prices: Private Tour
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- Private Tour
Rates are quoted in THB per person per private group.
Pick up service by public transport from hotel to Mahasawat canal.
Private vehicle; one-way transfer from Mahasawat canal to hotel in Bangkok.
English speaking guide
Entrance fees and activities as mentioned.
Meal plan: Lunch at local restaurant.
Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary