Ampawa Weekend Market and Samut Songkram (private tour)
Ampawa Weekend Market and Samut Songkram are usually on the itinerary for most Bangkok trips. Your trip start from after leaving Bangkok to Samut Songkhram which is located just southwest of Bangkok, along the Gulf of Thailand. Attractions in the province include floating markets, temples, a Siamese cat house, and the Ban Phaya So the home of a famous alto fiddle maker who combines the art of traditional Thai music with wood carving. The first stop on the way in Samut Songkhram was to visit the ‘Swimming Monkeys’. They can be found in Khlong Khon district which is along the coastline. Visit Wat Bang Kung a small temple which dates back to the Ayuthaya period and looks like one of the jungle temples in Angkor. The second stop will be at Ban Maew Thai a must for every cat lover as it displays a lot of information about the famous Thai (Siam) cats. Visitors can enjoy a cosy atmosphere and music broadcast by the community members, explore the market and local food. The market is open from Friday to Sunday evenings (busiest on Saturday evenings after 5pm).
Tour include a visit to Maeklong Railway Market, a unique market that is held every day literally on the rail tracks. You will drive to Wat Amphawa Jetiyaram with its beautiful paintings. Wat Amphawan Chetiyaram is located near King Rama II Memorial Park and belongs to the Bang Chang family. It was commissioned by the mother of Queen Amarintharamat, who married King Rama I, and she once lived behind this beautiful temple. It is believed that the area where the Prang (or spire) is standing is the birthplace of King Rama II. Explore King Rama II Memorial Park. King Rama II is famous for the preservation of Thai art and culture.
Day 01 : Bangkok-Samut Songkram-Amphawa
Day 02 : Amphawa-Bangkok (B)