Private Market & Jungle by Boat and Bike (Full Day)
Get the full authentic Bangkok experience by discovering two of its most precious local gems, first by longtail boat and then by bike. You’ll ride to a local pier and board with your bike to cruise down the southern tail of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya river. When the boat drops us off, we'll ride and discover two of Bangkok’s most off-the-beaten path highlights – the “Green Lung” on the opposite bank of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya river and a sprawling fresh market where the locals flock to find anything and everything they need to cook their delicious Thai dishes!
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Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 8 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled, to go beyond the ordinary. Group min 2 travellers and max 8 travellers.
|Trip Length:||1 Day(s) 0 Night(s)|
|Tour Departure Dates:||Everyday|
|Type of Transportation:||Quality bicycle, Long tail boat, local pick-up truck|
This tour is not recommended for: child under 12 years old.
|Included in Price:||
Meals: Fruit, water and lunch
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• Transport to/from the meeting point.
- Locations Visited:
- Bang Krajao, Klong Toey
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Longtail Boat Cruise
At 9:00 am, you’ll meet your guide at New Road Guest House near Charoen Krung Soi 36 and start your adventure with a river cruise by longtail boat on the majestic Chao Phraya River that flows through the heart of Bangkok. On this cruise, you’ll admire the contrast of the city’s towering skyscrapers on one side and the small river communities that continue to thrive along the opposite bank.
Bangkok’s Green Lung
We dock our longtail boat and go biking in Bang Krajao, in Samut Prakan province. If you pop open Google Maps, you’ll see what we mean by “Green Lung” as this island of green is surrounded by the urban jungle of Bangkok on the opposite bank of the Chao Phraya. You‘ll immediately get a feeling for what the provinces of Bangkok are like instead of the concrete jungle of Thailand’s big cities. For a brief moment, you’ll enjoy a break and ride around the tranquil and tropical surroundings that are one of the most popular getaways for Bangkokians. We’ll take our time to enjoy the ride and follow some tropical jungle trails and visit some interesting sites.
Thai Snacks & Local Life
As we hop from jungle trail to jungle trail, we’ll stop at a local restaurant to satisfy some mid-afternoon food cravings and try some local dishes. And don’t worry, we’ll provide water, fruit and other local snacks as we ride along, letting our experienced guide select the day’s most interesting fare as we go along.
Bangkok’s Best and Biggest Fresh Market
We'll cross from Bang Krajao by longtail boat back into Bangkok proper and ride our bikes to Khlong Toei, an urban low-income area in Bangkok, where you’ll get to experience how the locals live along the canals. We’ll experience how locals in this area live as we follow backstreets and canals to descend on the Khlong Toei wet market. This bustling local gem is Thailand’s biggest fresh food market, with hundreds of stalls selling everything from raw meat, vegetables, fruit and seafood that have been brought here from the nearby fishing port. Prepare yourself for a real Thai market where the locals flock for the best bargain and most hard-to-find ingredients and dishes.
When we’re finished enjoying the bustling local market scene, we’ll load up our bikes and ourselves on a local pick-up truck and ride back across Bangkok to New Road Guest House or your preferred destination in the mid-afternoon.
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