Erawan Waterfall, Floating and Railway Market. Private Tour from Bangkok

Duration
7 hours
Language
English
Many eye-opening experiences in a single day! You will enjoy an exciting boat ride in the floating market and a fun train ride toward the railway market and also attend to a coconut nectar and salt field mini workshop.

Highlights:

  • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

  • Coconut Sugar Farm

  • Samut Sakhon

  • Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub)

  • Erawan Waterfall

  • River Kwai Bridge

  • Death Railway Museum

Includes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Guide with more than 10 year experience

  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle

  • Train Ride to Railway Market 

  • Locally-made Coconut Drink

  • Motor Boat Ride in the Floating Market

  • River Kwai Bridge and Erawan waterfall entrance fee

  • Lunch

  • Drink

  • Travel Accident Insurance (Max 1,000,000 THB per person)

Please note: Price of THB 12404 is indicated for extended tour per group of 2 people. The price of THB 6020 for shortened tour per group of 2 people. The price for extended route for a child (age 2-11) is THB 2709 and THB 1590 for shortened tour. Inquire price for solo traveler or a group of more than 2 people. 

An energetic journey to Western Thailand. While most tourists travel to floating and railway market, you can travel further than them! Spend your endless energy by traveling to Erawan waterfall and River Kwai Bridge with us. In the morning, you will enjoy a fun boat ride to explore the Damnoen Saduak floating market, get on a train ride and watch the lively chaotic moment as the train approaches the Railway market, observe how coconut nectar is produced at a coconut sugar farm, and visit a salt farm and learn its production process.

In the afternoon, you will be refueled with yummy lunch, hike to Erawan Waterfall, swim in its emerald green ponds, and explore the tropical rainforest for full 3 hours. The waterfall has 7 tiers, you can test your endurance here! After hiking at the waterfall, you will have a comfortable walk at the Death Railway and River Kwai Bridge, where you will savor the beautiful scenery of river bank and took a lot of sunset photos.

Itinerary:

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
The Floating Market of Damnoen Saduak is one of the most attractive floating markets in Thailand. Worldwide tourists come here to experience this 38 kilometers, man-made canal initiated by the visionary King Rama IV 150 years ago. This canal was used as “road” when there was no road in Thailand. This floating market is currently the center of fruits and vegetable trading. At this floating market, you can try a number of delicious Thai fruits and foods such as sweet mango on sticky rice, freshly-made coconut icecream, and Thai-style boat noodle. A motor boat ride is already included in your tour.

Coconut Sugar Farm
You will observe how Thai farmers produce coconut nectar and palm sugar loaf. You will see a demonstration of coconut flower cutting, pouring the nectar into a bamboo container, putting preservation woods in the container, boiling up and pasteurizing the coconut nectar into the drinkable one. You will try squeezing coconut milk from coconut shell using a traditional Thai “rabbit-teeth” wooden machine.

Samut Sakhon
The whitish salt field, not a rice field, of course. This sea salt is produced by Thai local wisdom. The salt farmer will rotate the sea water in different levels matching the strength of wind and sunlight. The rotation will continue until the salt becomes a “salt mountain” which are ready for cooking, skincare, and agriculture. Our guide will lead you to rub the salt to your hand and take amazing photos!

Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub)
The railway market in Mae Klong District is humorously called as the “life-risking” market! It is well known as one of the “Amazing-Thailand” for its chaotic moments. In normal time, seller stalls are typically attached to the railways. However, when the bell of the arriving train rings, the big turmoil will happen! Vendors will rush to detract their stalls and clear away all goods that obstructs the running train at a great speed. Once the train passes, all vendors will expand their stalls and resume selling again. Private Tour Only: You will ride a local train toward the Mae Klong station for about 30 minutes. Instead of standing on the sides of railway, you will be on the train seeing people doing selfies and recording videos. You will be waving your hands to worldwide tourists! The train ride is included for our private tour customers only (optional purchase for join tour customers).

Erawan Waterfall
Erawan Waterfall is recognized as one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Thailand. The major attraction of the park is the 7-tiered Erawan Falls with emerald green ponds. Erawan has seven separate tiers spanning approximately 1,500 meters through the thick rainforest of the park. The park are named after "Erawan", the three-headed white elephant of Hindu mythology. The top tier of the falls is said to resemble an elephant head. Admission fee for foreigners are included in your tour.

River Kwai Bridge
Thanks to several films and books, the Bridge over the River Kwai has become famous and attracted both Thais and foreigners to the site. If an ordinary black iron bridge can tell a story, you can be sure it's a dramatic one. The bridge has steel plates over the ties to make it easy to walk over the span. There are also viewing platforms between the trestles to give you a view of the river as well as to give you a place to get out of the way if you're on the bridge when a train comes. You will have a delicious lunch at a raft restaurant near the River Kwai Bridge.

Death Railway Museum
The Death Railway, or the Thai-Burma Railway, is a train made infamous by a horrific wartime atrocity upon prisoners of World War II. The train still operates as a regular Thailand regional train. Thai locals and foreign tourists can ride this train to explore important landmarks in Kanchanaburi such as Krasae Cave, the River Kwai Bridge, and Sai Yok Noi Waterfall. Pls note that we will visit Death Railway, not Death Railway museum. Since Death Railway is not marked on Google maps, we marked Death Railway Museum as an itinerary replacement.
Theeradej
With GetExperience since 2022
Meeting point
Bangkok, Thailand
Important to know
Free cancellation
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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