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Experience charming rural canal life at Ko Kret

Find yourself in a dreamland that takes you back 250 years to an ancient Mon community, full of unique customs and traditional way of life.
Ko Kret, Nonthaburi, Thailand

Route Detail

Early Morning leave Bangkok to Pak Kret District and then take a ferry across the Chao Phraya River to the farming community of Khlong Phra U-dom.You discover the villagers' daily routines in the rice fields and fruit orchards.As you continue on to Ko Kret,you can visit the Mon community that settled here in 1776,establishing their own way of life and their pottery handcraft industry. At the Mon Pottery Centre you are able to observe the Mon people's skill in throwing pots on the wheel. Try the food and Thai desserts at the stalls scattered near the walkway.

Ko Kret, Nonthaburi, Thailand


Tour Duration:
Day Trip

Bike Distance:
20 Kms.


Published on Sep 9, 2009

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