3 Days Unknown Thailand
  • Duration

    3 Days

  • Departure Location

    Your Bangkok City Hotel

  • Tour type

    Joint Tour

  • Available Language

    English, Deutsch

One of our most popular 3-days trips will take you to the provinces in the North of Bangkok – Uthai Thani and Nakorn Sawan. You will experience a “complex nature & culture experience” as this trip will take you through the ancient market, tropical forest, cave and lake, ethnic Karen and Lao villages, “crystal temple” and Unesco site – Ayutthaya. You will enjoy relaxing atmosphere on the rice barge ride, observing rural life on the river bank and will be surprised by nature wonder of Uthai Thani Province – Huppatad Cave, which dates back to the time of “Jurassic Park”.

Hotel Pickup/Drop off

Start and finish at your Bangkok Hotel’s Lobby

Small Groups

The maximum number per group is 8. No more frustration.

Free Water

Water bottles are provided throughout the trip

Highlights

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The Crystal Temple

This temple is known as Wat Jantraram or Wat Tha Sung and is very popular among tourists for the unique beauty. On the outside, the temple is white and look just like many other temples however the gem of this temple is the interior. The interior prove the temple to be worthy of the name ‘Crystal Temple’ or ‘Glass Temple’. Built with glass as decorations, wall and columns of the interior reflects light and makes shiny glittering light everywhere you look. Located in underrated provinces, Uthai Thani, you will find that this temple is still well hidden from mass tourists.

Hup Pa Thad Cave

Hup Pa Thad is one of the most visited destinations in Uthai Thani. This cave gives out pre-historic atmosphere as you climb through the rocky path and amazed by plants you have never seen. Surrounded by limestone mountain, the cave is well preserved for many types of plant including the great Excoecaria, a close relative of the Old World Tropics. Those who has visited this cave willingly call it “Jurassic Park”.

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Boraphet Swamp

The greatest place for water birds sighting in Thailand is just two and a half hours drive from Bangkok. Coming at the right season, you will not only enjoy smooth boat ride for local birds and lotus sightseeing but also migrating birds. This wetland destination became popular with the sighting of the rare White-eyed River Martin that however has not been sighted since 1980.

Itinerary

DAY 1 : BANGKOK – SUPHANBURI –UTHAI THANI

Depart Bangkok Hotels and drive to Suphanburi. Visit the Lak Mueang Shrine, built in Chinese style – the legend says, here, lives a ghost of the male guard called Chao Por which is still highly respected by the locals. Just next to the shrine, there is a huge Chinese dragon statue. Then, you will enjoy a visit of a big orchid farm. Continue to a hundred years old of Sam Chuk riverside market – old Chinese community and old-fashioned market with wooden shophouses remain in original Thai style a century ago. Visit a photograph shop which still takes pictures by a century-old camera, herbal drugstore, or you can enjoy tasting local sweets, sipping old-fashioned local-style coffee by the river. The three-storey building dedicated to be a museum draw visitors back to the yesteryears by different photographs featuring the way of life in the Siam’s era.

Then.proceed to Wat Tasung Temple, the biggest and most famous temple in Uthai Thani, serving as the Buddhist meditation center. Be amazed by the crystal hall and the golden altars.

Let’s experience a boat ride along the real historical and restored rice barge on the Sakaekrang River. Relax and watch “river life” – there are many typical raft houses of the local fishermen and their fish farms built on the river. The main income here comes from fish farming and producing variety of fish products, some of them are very interesting such as famous fish vinegar or a local smoked fish.

Before the check in at the Country Lake Nature Lodge, you will take a visit to the local evening market with all local products and delicacies. Transfer to the Country Lake Nature Lodge Dinner and overnight at the Country Lake Nature Lodge.

DAY 2 : BANRAI VILLAGE – HUB PATAD

After the breakfast, visit to the Temple of Wat Tham Khao Wong, a Buddhist temple in Tambon Ban Rai or Ban Rai District of the province of Uthai Thani, near the border with Suphan Buri Province. Built in 1987, it has a two-storey Thai-style convocation hall, and the area has been exquisitely landscaped. Further to Ban Rai Village to experience the finest Thai hand skills such as the beautiful intricately hand weaving.  About two hundred years ago, people from Laos, known as the Lao Krang, settled in the region bringing with them their weaving tradition. In this village, almost every house is a small weaving manufacturer which makes a little enhancement of the income to the farmers’ family.
Proceed to Hub Pa Tad Valley. Surrounded by the old limestone mountains, the hidden forest of rare big palm trees which look like from the time of  “Jurassic Park” is waiting for the outside world to be explored. After walking through a 100 meters long tunnel in which you can spot many cave bats, you will find yourself in a different untouched “prehistoric” world.
Overnight at Country Lake Nature Lodge

DAY 3 : BUNG BORAPHET SWAMP-AYUTHAYA-BANGKOK

After breakfast,  relax at the resort. Then proceed to Nakorn Sawan province. Board on a motor boat to visit the Bird Sanctuary at Bung Boraphet Swamp. Bung Boraphet is the largest swamp in Thailand and it is a wonderful area to spot many different bird species and sweet water flora. In the past was a paradise habitable by hundreds of crocodiles, thousands of fishes and even more birds. Nowadays it is home for many of them, which came to spend winter here – mostly from November to March. There is also a big aquarium and a small crocodile farm, where you can spot these prehistoric beautiful creatures. Then, proceed to Ayutthaya to visit the historical ruins, Wat Yai Chai Mongkol. Ayutthaya was a former and by far the longest time active capital of Siamese Kingdom that existed from 1350 to 1767. Ayutthaya was friendly towards foreign traders, including the Chinese, Vietnamese, Indians, Japanese and Persians, and later the Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch and French, permitting them to set up villages outside the walls of the capital, also called Ayutthaya. In the sixteenth century, it was described by foreign traders as one of the biggest and wealthiest cities in the East.
Lunch at  a local  restaurant on the way back to Bangkok and transfer to the hotel or  the airport.

Includes & Excludes

  • Transfers & Tours as mentioned in the program
  • Air-conditioned transportation
  • All entrance fees as mentioned in the program
  • Professional Guide
  • 2 nights good middle class hotels
  • Refreshing towel 2 Pieces/day
  • Drinking water 2 bottle / day
  • All personal expenses (drinks, minibar, telephone call and etc..)
  • Other services and meals not mentioned in the program

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