Route 3 (About 7 hrs)

Written by admin on January 7th, 2014. Posted in Recommended

Travel time from Suvarnabhumi Airport to the Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo: 1 hour


 Spend an hour at the Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo. Promoted as the world’s largest crocodile farm, over 100,000 crocodiles of various sizes are commercially bred. There are hourly crocodile shows from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. (with a break at noon). On holidays, there are additional shows at noon and 5 p.m.

There’s also time to enjoy a performance by domesticated elephants and for a visit to a dinosaur museum with displays and models of dinosaur skeletons, located on the same premises. A multi-vision slide presentation features human and animal models.

The Crocodile Farm is open every day from 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
For further information, contact Tel: (0) 2703 4891, (0) 2703 5144-8





Travel time from the Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo to Bang Pu seaside resort: 30 minutes

Bang PuSpend an hour enjoying a leisurely lunch at Sukjai Pavilion, by the sea, in the coastal resort of Bang Pu. If there is enough time, drive past a mangrove forest and observe native as well as migratory birds search for food in this rich habitat. 




Travel time from the Bang Pu to the Ancient City: 30 minutes 

the Ancient  City
the Ancient City
the Ancient  City

Spend the next 1 hour 30 minutes at the Ancient City – the largest outdoor museum in Thailand. The attractions at the Ancient City are spread out over a vast area of 128 hectares. Fortunately, it’s possible to drive from one stop to the next.

Drive past the entrance and journey back in time to a prosperous city, rich in material wealth and culture. Monuments representing various periods in the kingdom’s history are dotted around the site. Learn about the history, culture, religion, art, Thai customs and traditions, past to the present.

Key landmarks range from important royal palaces, temples, chedis or stupas, corn-cob-shaped Khmer-style towers called prang and Khmer-style temple sanctuaries constructed in stone. Traditional Thai houses in the various architectural styles reflect the changing cultural landscape and way of life of the kingdom’s four regions – North, Northeast, South and the Central Plains.

In an effort to preserve the kingdom’s historic landmarks for future generations, a few of these priceless monuments have been completely replicated or resurrected at the Ancient City.

Savour some local cuisine for lunch and shop for local handcrafted or home-made products as well as other merchandise from the four regions on sale at the Floating Market in the Ancient City.


Travel time from the Ancient City back to Suvarnabhumi Airport: 1 hour