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From Bangkok: Maeklong Railway Market & Village Bike Tour

Product ID: 172008
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A day-tour to the exceptionally unique Maeklong Railway Market, where you will have the chance to bike ride and mingle with the locals, learning their crafts first hand.
About this activity
Duration 1 day
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation

Pick-up service

At your hotel lobby
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the Mae Klong Railway Market
  • Bike in a Thai countryside village
  • Take an authentic local train
Full description
Enjoy a private pick up at the hotel where located on Silom, Sathorn, Sukhumvit, Rattanakosin area at 08.00 AM. and lead to Mahachai city where is the seafood gateway by private vehicle (1-hour drive) where you will start the journey by local train to Maeklong market or Rom Hoop market (1 hour on the train). The Maeklong market is located right on the tracks of an active railway line. All the vendors will quickly fold away their umbrellas and remove their containers and goods placed close to the tracks when the train arriving and they will restore the market when the train has passed. Then lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

In the afternoon, you will visit Baan Bang Phlap Village. Enjoining a quintessential Thai experience in the peaceful village. You can explore the surrounding orchards by bicycle. You can enjoy fresh fruits and fresh air, learn how to plant organic fruits, produce organic fertilizer and ferment sweet fruits.

There will be a few learning stops to visit the local house and meet people who have local wisdom such as Re-alive Fruits or Dried Fruits Tasting house, here is to add more value to the fruits which fail from quality control. There are not only the fruits but also vegetables and herbs can be added to the value, change its taste, add more sweetness to the well-constructed recipe. Charcoal making house, here's you can learn how to transform the fruits to be fruity charcoals. Thai Kite Making House, visit the last house where still keep working as kite makers for more than 50 years, you can learn how to make CHULA kite (local kite) in every single step from kite master who always guarantees that all of his kites can fly. (all the activities subject to the availability of villagers). Afterward, you will be lead back and arrive at your hotel in Bangkok around 05.00PM.
Includes
  • Pick-up and drop off service from your hotel
  • English-speaking guide
  • Private tour experience
  • Lunch at a local restaurant
  • Drinking water and cold towel
  • All activities as mentioned
  • Travel insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Any meals, transfers or tours that are not mentioned in the itinerary

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Hotel collection available from Silom, Sathorn, Sukhumvit and Rattanakosin
• You should wear comfortable, casual clothing
• All activities are subject to the availability of the villagers