Damnoensaduak Floating Market & River Kwai With Lunch
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
The most famous floating market of Thailand. In the past, daily commerce in Thailand was conducted mostly along rivers and canals. Bangkok’s water network was busy and served as the principal means of communication causing Bangkok to be called as the “Venice of the East” by early European visitors. Out from Bangkok, there is a floating market that becomes one of the Thailand’s most famous attractions, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Every morning, boat vendors will cramp in canal Damnoen Saduak to sell product from their plantations that varies from fruits to vegetables. Now the product is more varieties as there are many visitors visit here every day.
Bridge Over the River Kwai
Allied prisoners of war during World War II were forced to build the 258-mile Death Railway by Japanese forces. About a hundred thousand conscripted Asian labourers and 16,000 prisoners of war died on the whole project.
Pick up from various hotels in Bangkok.
We will take you to the Floating Market at Damnernsaduak which is situated about 110 km. west of Bangkok, the journey commences with a leisurely drive by rice paddies and salt fields.
Now go to have a sweet time when you see one of the local Palm sugar factories - how it begins and how it ends, you can taste the sugar and use the oil to sooth your skin and learn much more.
We will now proceed to the jetty where we board our famous Longtail boats, and slide over the various small canals on our way to the Floating Market.. where you can enjoy the variety of marchandise for sale as well as the amazingly different boats in all shapes and sizes. and visit the snake farm.
See magical shapes come alive out of the wood at the wood carving factory next on our visiting list.
Have a good relaxing lunch.
On a more serious note we will now got to visit the War Cemetery, where 6.982 prisoners of war lay buried after they perished while constructing the death railway.
Onwards to the Jeath War Museum, in the thatched detention hut with cramped elevated Bamboo bunks contains photographic, pictorial and physical memorabilia from the Second World War
Walk over the internationally famous Bridge over the River Kwai...the black iron bridge was brought from Java by the Japanese army and reassembled under Japanese supervision by the allied prisoners of war labor as part of the railway linking Thailand to Myanmar.
Arrival back at your hotel.
- All transfers air-conditioned vehicles, including pick-up & drop from airport or hotel
- A local English-speaking guide (other languages available upon request)
- All admission fees as mentioned in the program
- All meal as mentioned in the program
- 30 minutes speedboat trip along fruit plantation
- Items of a personal nature
- Tips or Gratuities to guide & driver
- Any services non-mentioned in the itinerary
- - For children under 2 years old will be Free of charge
- - For children 3-9 years old will be charged as child rate
- - For children over 9 years old will be charged as adult rate
- - If have any change in last minute, please feel free to contact our reservation team by +66817217797 at 24 hours in advance, if not the no show will be fully charged.