The Largest Buddha & The Longest Reclining Buddha and 100 Years Old Market at Samchuk
Full Day Tour
TOUR CODE : CTR109


The Largest Buddha at Wat Muang, the ubosoth of Wat Muang is surrounded by the biggest lotus petals in the world. Within the temple compound, there are figures of heaven and hell, Thai god paradise, Chinese god paradise and a huge stature of the female bodhisattva Kuan Im.


The Longest Reclining Buddha at Wat Khun Inthapramun, this 50 meters reclining Buddha is located in the open air of the rice fields having no roof due to the Wihan housing the image being in ruins. In front of this image lies a statue of a man who according to the legend is Khun Inthapramun, a revenue officer who secretly took away the official money to enlarge the orginal 40 meters construction of the image. When the king heard about that and interrogated him where from he obtained the money he did not answer and was whipped to death, thus originating the name of this monastery as Wat Khun Inthapramun.


100 Years Old Market at Samchuk, is a name of famous market, the atmosphere makes you feel like traveling back in time of golden yesteryear. Five blocks of the market are particularly interesting with old wooden shop houses transformed into grocery stores, toy shops and many others stimulating childhood memories. original but rare Thai food and desserts are also offered in shop houses and kiosks. Samchuk Market Community is also a lively place with the way of life villagers practiced a hundred years ago, able to be seen largely unchanged.


Samchuk, the old market community has become one of the 4 places to won an award in the 2009 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation,  the 3 other places are included "Huai Hai Lu 796" in Shanghai, Chian; "YMCA Students Branch" in Mumbai, India; "The Waterworks Building" in Auckland, New Zealand.



 
 Tour Schedule
At 08.30 am, Our tour guide in purple and navy blue  uniform will meet and greet at the hotel lobby. Depart hotel to Ang Thong, 130 km or 1.30 hours drive to the first visit of The Largest Buddha at Wat Muang, then to visit The Longest Reclining Buddha at Wat Khun Inthapramun, before heads to visit the old market community 100 Years Old Market at Samchuk, located on the bank of Suphanburi river. It was once a busy trade intersection of boat merchants in the past century. They said the whole market is a lively museum.  And return to Bangkok.

Tour Rate:
1 Person:  Baht  9,875 
2 Persons: Baht 5,775 each

3-4 Persons: Baht 4,200 each
5-12 Persons: Baht 3,800 each

The rate mentioned is based on English speaking tour guide, others language will be at the surcharge of Baht 2,500 per tour.

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Tour Includes:
- Welcome Garland
- Natural Mineral Water and Cold Towel
- Private Car
- Transportation
- Travel Insurance Certificate
- Reliable First Class Services
- Exclusive Professional Tour Guide
- Admission Fees

Tour Excludes
- Alcoholic Drinks and Meals (Lunch)
- Extra Transportation