Floating Market Combile Tiger Temple Tour

Activity 333/135, Anaville Village, Chalongkrung Road, Lam Plathew, Lat Krabang, Bangkok 10520, THAILAND Published on: 15-06-2016

07:00 AM - 06:00 PM
First-time visit
Private/Joined
Walking Boat Driving
Customer hotel
Highlight of the city
Activity
Adventure
Day Trip
Sightseeing
53.00 - 185.00 USD

Floating Market Combile Tiger Temple Tour is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Experience Thais rural life and a charm of countryside at Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and be amazed with ant extreme experience of a "Tiger Watch" in the Buddhist temple-cum-tiger conservation centre in Kanchanaburi

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Why Floating Market Combile Tiger Temple Tour is special ?

  • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
  • Shopping local products
  • Visit world-famous Bridge over the River Kwai
  • Visit Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua - well known as Tiger Temple
  • The local product store

What to explore at Floating Market Combile Tiger Temple Tour?

07:00 : Meet your English-speaking guide in the hotel's lobby. Depart for Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, situated 110 Km. west of Bangkok. (1.5 hours drive)

Your journey commences with a leisurely drive through rice paddies and salt fields.

08:30 : Take a 30 minutes speedboat trip along fruit plantation to see Thai houses and the traditional way of life.

09:00 : Arrive Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Here you will be fascinated by boats of various shapes and sizes used by local merchants to ferry their goods.

Your are able to hire small boat board along the market for shopping local products. [For join in group tour paddle boat is not included]

10:00 : Depart floating market to Kanchanaburi. (1.5 hours drive)

11:30 : Then visit world-famous Bridge over the River Kwai, a part of the Death Railway constructed by Allied prisoners of war. Take leisurely walks around town and pictures on the world-renowned Death Railway.

12:00 : Enjoy Thai spicy food and great view of the bridge on floating restaurant.

13:30 : Visit Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua - well known as Tiger Temple. The Tiger Temple is a rescue centre for wild animals and the home of wild tigers, wild pigs, deer, antelopes, water buffalos, apes and a hand full other animals. The tigers are taken out from their cage from in the afternoon and visitors can even touch them. The tigers brought tiger cubs into the world there.

15:30 : Leave form Kanchanaburi pass green paddy fields, villages, and temples then return to bangkok. (2.5 hours drive)

17:00 : At the end of tour will be visit the local product store. Then tranfer to your hotel..

Addtional information

Child Policy :

For children less than 2 years will be "Free" of charge

For children 3-11 years old we charge 70% of adult price

For children over 12 years old we charge normal price

Remarks

Rates are inclusive of 10% service charge and applicable 7% government tax.

All above rates are nett and quoted in Thai Baht per person.

Show Schedule is subject to change without prior announcement

Transportation Policy : Time Start : 07.00

Exact pick up and drop off time will be confirmed via fax to your hotel.

Dropping time can not confirmable. It depends on situation and traffic.

Importance

You can make full payment(cash) directly at our guide upon meeting at the hotel.

Q & A

Q: How many tigers are at the temple?

A: There are 24 tigers at the temple. Seven were orphans rescued from the wild and seven have been breed and born here at the temple. (information as of June 2007)

Q: How did the temple come to have tigers? 

A: Local people intercepted cubs, whose mothers were killed from poachers brought them to the temple. The Abbot took them in when no-one else would and cares for them as his sons and daughters.

Q: What kind of tigers are these? 

A: They are Indo-Chinese tigers and they are native to Thailand , Laos , Burma , Cambodia , Vietnam Malaysia and Southeast China .


Q: How is it that they are so calm? 

A: They have been hand-reared with compassion by the monks and have had interaction since they were young cubs. So they have imprinted on humans and have accepted us part of their lives. They are also use to people coming to the temple and having photos with as it is a daily routine.

Q: Are the tigers sedated or drugged in anyway? 

A: No, they are not drugged. Tigers are nocturnal animals, so they sleep during the heat of the day. The tiger’s eyes are better adapted to lower light levels than their prey species, so they can surprise their prey with greater ability in darkness. This means they are more active and hunt at night. Adult tigers are naturally lazier, whereas the cubs are more active and will play if it is not too hot. A wild animal that has been sedated is more dangerous because they become disorientated with their surroundings and everything around them becomes a threat. This brings out their wild instincts and they are more likely to attack.


Q: Has anyone ever been attacked by the tigers? 

A: No. No-one has ever been attacked by the tigers. The monks and Tiger Temple staff have very good control over the tigers and can read their behaviour extremely well. The tiger handlers get the occasional scratch while playing with the cubs but nothing serious has ever happen at the temple.

Q: So they don’t ever get angry or aggressive? 

A: Like any animal, including humans, they have their moments when they do not want to do something and have a growl. But this is just a warning that they are not happy with the situation and when you stop they are happy to get a pat. There has been no real aggression against anyone.

Q: What do the tigers eat? 

A: Whole chicken, beef and dried cat food. The meat is cooked due to the Asian bird flu and so the tigers do not get the taste of blood and associate blood with food. The dried cat food replaces the nutrients lost from the meat during the cooking process.

Q: Will they ever be released back into the wild? 

A: No. Not this generation because they cannot hunt and feed themselves. Also they are too familiar with humans. The tiger in the wild is very secretive and fearful but these have no fear of humans. The next generation will be released back to the wild, onto a reserve. They will have little human contact. They will be trained to hunt and feed themselves on the ‘ Tiger Island ’, currently under construction and then released back into the wild

Inclusion

  • Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver
  • English-speaking guide
  • All admission fees as mentioned in the program
  • Transfer from / to hotel
  • Lunch
  • Accident insurance 

Exclusion

  • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, laundry, etc
  • All Optional Tour
  • Other services not mentioned in the program

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Duration
5.0 days
Estimated
180.11 USD
Total travel distance
km
Number of places
18 places

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333/135, Anaville Village, Chalongkrung Road, Lam Plathew, Lat Krabang, Bangkok 10520, THAILAND

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Price table

Floating Market Combile Tiger Temple Tour serves Private/Joined tour.

  • Private tour

    (1 - 1 participants.)

    185.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (2 - 2 participants.)

    106.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (3 - 3 participants.)

    84.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (4 - 4 participants.)

    78.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (5 - 5 participants.)

    70.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (6 - 6 participants.)

    62.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (7 - 7 participants.)

    59.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (8 - 8 participants.)

    56.00 USD
  • Private tour

    (9 - Unlimit participants.)

    53.00 USD

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