Ampawa Village Fireflies Two Day Tour (Code:2112)

This tour is not designed for cruise ship passengers. Exclusive cruise ship tours are available from Klong Toey Port and Laem Chabang Port.

Ampawa Village Fireflies Two Day Tour  (Code:2112)

Ampawa village nestles along the Mae Klong river and every evening myriads of fireflies hover around the lampu trees looking for a mate. Only here do they flash their lights in unison lighting up the trees like Christmas. You can see all this on the boat from your home stay.

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Tour Programme:

Day 1 Departs: 08:00
08:00  Pick up from hotel
We'll pick you up from your hotel. Please wait in the lobby.

10:00  Benjarong Factory
Take a quiet walk through a workshop where local artists are hand painting beautiful designs on crockery. You can buy from here but you'll have to join the queue which is often about four months long!  More...

11:00  Wat Bang Kung
This unusual temple is completely supported by a living tree with the growth separated enough to allow access inside.  More...

12:00  Lunch in Thai Restaurant
Lunch will be served in a local Thai restaurant

13:00  Wat Bangkae Noi
This temple has a stunning interior, for all the walls and ceiling are made from golden teak and are intricately carved to reflect different aspects of the Buddha's life.  More...

14:00  Ampawa Broadwalk
Take an afternoon stroll along the broadwalk. Enjoy some local coffee and indulge in the sweets for which this village is famous.  More...

16:00  Check-in to your homestay
Time to check-in and have a shower. You can relax and enjoy the peacefulness of the surroundings.

18:00  Dinner
Dinner will be at the Homestay.

19:00  Boat trip to fireflies
Ampawa is famous for its fireflies, because this is one of the few places in the world where fireflies blink in unison and consequently whole trees light up at the same time.  More...

Day 2 Departs: 08:30
08:30  Palm Sugar Plantation
Ampawa is famous for the quality of its TaoTan Palm Sugar which is made from tapping the sap from sugar palm trees. You can sample the liquid sap fresh from the harvest or you can try climbing the tree yourself.  More...

09:30  Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub)
"Talad" means market and "Rot Fai" means train in Thai, an apt name for a market set beside an old set of train tracks topped with abandoned, rusty coaches open for exploration.

11:00  King Rama II Memorial Park
In the 11 rai (4.4 acres) park there are many places of interest including King Rama II Museum - 4 buildings built in traditional Thai architectural style. The museum displays the ancient art objects dating back to early Rattanakosin era.

12:00  Lunch in King Rama II Memorial Park
You can enjoy a Thai lunch while you are in the park.

13:00  Wat Phummarin Kudee Thong
From the King Rama II Memorial Park pier, we'll take the boat to Wat Phummarin Kudee Thong. This temple is the center for Thai classical music where local people, both young and old, come to learn this precious heritage of the nation.

15:30  Depart for Bangkok
The time has come to return to the big city. A visit to Ampawa is a reminder of a time when people were friendlier and the pace of life was dictated solely by the sun and the moon. You will return refreshed in body and renewed in soul.

18:00  Arrive back at your Hotel
Your can expect to be back in Bangkok around 6:00pm depending on the traffic.

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