Candle Festival Ubon Ratchathani Three Day Tour (Code:3103)

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

Candle Festival Ubon Ratchathani Three Day Tour  (Code:3103)

The Candle Festival is held each July in Ubon Ratchathani to celebrate the beginning of Buddhist Lent or Khao Phansa. Giant candles are carved from wax and floated through the city in elaborate parades covering three days. There's lots of singing and dancing. It's great fun for all.

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Tour Programme:

Day 1 Departs: 06:00
:  Depart Bangkok for Ubon Ratchathani Thursday 30th July 2015
We'll leave Bangkok nice and early around 6:00am and plan to be in Ubon by about 3:00pm. Once you've checked-in to your hotel there'll be time for a few drinks before taking a stroll into Tung Sri Muang, where all the floats are parked up for the night.

Day 2 Departs: 08:00
08:00  Candle Procession Float Parade Friday 31st July 2015
At Khao Phansa giant candles with elaborately carved scenes of Hindu and Buddhist mythology are sculpted in wood or plaster and coated with wax and then paraded through the city centre on floats, accompanied by dancers and musicians in traditional dress.  More...

13:00  Pha Taem National Park
Pha Taem National Park is about 100 kms from Ubon and is famous for its rock paintings which are reputed to be 3000 years old. It's situated beside the Mekong River right on the border with Laos.

Day 3 Departs: 10:00
:  Return to Bangkok Saturday 1st August 2015
Mid-morning we'll leave Ubon Ratchathani for the return journey to Bangkok. You can expect to be back in Bangkok about 7:00pm. depending on the traffic.

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