Famed for its fine clay, Ratchaburi has for a long time been the major producer of large Chinese-style water jars, but nowadays Ratchaburi claims to have 59 ceramic factories, where craftsmen produce modern style ceramics of startling beauty.
08:00 Pick up from hotel We'll pick you up from your hotel. Please wait in the lobby.
09:00 Aksa Road - Thanon Utthayan We'll leave the city via Thanon Utthayan which is Thailand's most beautiful road.More...
09:15 Puttamonton Park You'll enjoy a stop off in this huge park. Fortunately there are many roads winding through the park so you don't have to walk. It's an important centre of Buddhist learning and has an interesting mix of Buddhist statues and manicured gardens.
12:00 Lunch by the Mae Klong River Before we go the ceramics factory we'll stop for lunch in a Thai restaurant beside the Mae Klong River.
13:00 Ceramics Factory Visit There are many ceramics factories here because of the quality of the clay in Ratchaburi. You'll be able to wander around and see the process for yourself. Thai artisans at work creating beautiful designs in ceramic.More...
16:00 Return to Bangkok Time to return to the hustle and bustle of the big city.
18:00 Arrive back at your hotel You can expect to be back at your hotel around 6:00pm.