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From Bangkok: Holy Tattoo Experience at Wat Bang Phra

From Bangkok: Holy Tattoo Experience at Wat Bang Phra

Wat Bang Phra is a Buddhist monastery, approximately 50 kilometers west of Bangkok. The temple is known for its daily tattoos, or Sak Yant, given by the local monks. This tradition of tattooing dates back hundreds of years. The Gao Yord Yant or 9 Spires Yant is a sacred tattoo, believed to protect and bring good luck to the bearer. This has a similar meaning to another Sak Yant design, the Hah Taew Yant. The Gao Yord Yant is usually tattooed on the nape of the neck. The 9 Spires Yant is a geometric design and represents the 9 Sacred Peaks of Mount Meru. It contains 9 symbolic images of Buddha, demonstrating how important the number 9 is in Buddhism. This experience is truly unique in Thailand as the monks are only giving a holy tattoo and blessings to very few number of people per day. During this trip, there will be an English speaking guide who will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel in downtown Bangkok with an air-conditioned vehicle. The guide will explain to you the details of ceremony along the way and make sure that everything goes smoothly.  

Bangkok and Nearby Private Car & Driver

Bangkok and Nearby Private Car & Driver

You have the flexibility to choose between exploring the bustling city of Bangkok or venturing out to nearby provinces such as Ayutthaya, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan and Chachoengsao. You will have the option to go for a 6, 8,10 hours or 2-5 Days The highlight suggestion plan Grand Palace Wat Pho Erawan Shrine Wat Arun Wat Ratchanatdaram Worawihan Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen Chatuchak Weekend Market JODD Fair Yaowarat Night Market Siam Paragon Central World Iconsiam Khao San Road Maeklong Railway Market Amphawa Floating Market Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Customize Your Own Bangkok City & Surrounding Provinces Tour

Customize Your Own Bangkok City & Surrounding Provinces Tour

Discover Bangkok and beyond on this on this full-day private trip. See some of Bangkok's famous sights such as Wat Phra Kaew, but also top sights in the surrounding areas like Red Lotus Floating Market in Pathum Thani, Salt Evaporation Ponds, and Dolphin Viewpoint in Samut Sakhon. Check out the Erawan Museum, famous for its Instagrammable interiors and its large three-headed elephant statue. You can also visit the Mahachai Market, the largest seafood market in Thailand, and Wat Phra Pathom Chedi, which has the tallest stupa (burial mound) in the whole country. Pick 3-4 sites and destinations to visit and have a driver to help you get around. Choose a guide to accompany you and provide cultural insights and historical tidbits. List of Attractions to Choose From: Nakhon Pathom - Wat Phra Pathom Chedi, Sanam Chandra Palace, Wat Samphran (Dragon Temple), Wat Don Wai Floating Market, Wat Rai Khing, Human Imagery Museum, Red Lotus Floating Market Pathum Thani - Wat Phra Dhammakaya, Bua (Lotus) Museum, Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (SEACM), Wat Bot, Wat Bang Luang, Wat Chedi Hoi Nonthaburi - Koh Kret (an island in the middle of the Chao Phraya river), Wat Chaloem Phra Kiat, Wat Sangkhathan, Wat Prasat, Central Plaza Westgate Samut Prakan - The Erawan Museum (and the three-headed elephant statue), Samut Prakan Ancient City (Mueang Boran - one of the world's largest outdoor museums), Wat Klang Worawihan, Samut Prakan Crocodile Farm & Zoo Samut Sakhon - Mahachai Market (largest seafood market in Thailand), Phanthai Norasing Shrine, Salt Evaporation Ponds, Wat Krok Krak, Dolphin Viewpoint (Wooden Red Bridge) Bangkok - Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), Wat Pho (Temple of reclining Buddha), Wat Saket (Golden Mountain), Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha), Wat Benchamabophit (Beautiful Marble temple), Pak Klong Talad (Flower market), Chinatown (Yaowarat), Erawan Shrine (Four-Faced Buddha), Chatuchak Weekend Market (weekend only), Jodd Fairs Night Market (formerly Talad Rot Fai Ratchada), Jim Thompson House Museum Enjoy a low-impact way of exploring. On this tour, you explore sustainable experiences that prioritize providing water in glass bottles and offsetting carbon emissions in every tour, reducing your environmental impact and carbon footprint.

Ayutthaya: Private Longtail Tour with Optional Temple Visits

Ayutthaya: Private Longtail Tour with Optional Temple Visits

Chao Phraya River flows all the way from Bangkok to Ayutthaya and even further to the north of Thailand. Board your own private longtail boat with local captain and have an exceptional experience riding on Thailand's most important river. There are three different options to choose from, depending on your preference: Option 1: Experience a quick tour on the river of 50 minutes over a distance of 15 kilometers. You will pass by many temples during this scenic boat ride, but no stops will be made at the temples. Option 2: On this 2-hour tour, you will have the same scenic boat ride as in option 1, but this time you will stop and visit 3 famous temples where you can spend about 20 minutes in each temple: - Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan (Buddha of 19 meters) - Wat Phutthaisawan (Reclining Buddha) - Wat Chaiwatthanaram (UNESCO Heritage site) Option 3: This is the Full Experience tour of 4 hours. Enjoy the same scenic boat ride as in option 1, and visit 9 beautiful temples including some hidden gems: - Wat Phanan Choeng Worawihan (Buddha of 19 meters) - Wat Phutthaisawan (Reclining Buddha) - Wat Chaiwatthanaram (UNESCO Heritage site) - Wat Bang Kacha - Wat Nang Kui - Wat Kasattrathirat Worawihan - Wat Choeng Tha - Wat Khae - Wat Tha Ka Rong

Maeklong Railway & Floating Market Tour

Maeklong Railway & Floating Market Tour

Our Maeklong Railway & Floating Market Tour will take you to two of the most famous markets in Thailand, all in one day! It’s a day packed full of famous landmarks, traditional culture, beautiful architecture and much more! The day will start with a private pickup directly from your hotel by one of our friendly, english speaking guides who will be your tour guide and entertainer for the day! Relax and enjoy the VIP experience in your own private ForeverVacation car, which will take you straight to the legendary Damnoen Sudak Floating Market - a must-do Thai experience! After the floating market, watch the trains going by at the Maeklong Railway Market followed by a delicious lunch. You will also have time to explore some of the country’s most magnificent temples and get some great photographs! Stops on this tour include: -Damnoen Suduak Floating Market -Take a Rowboat Along The Market -Maeklong Railway -Wat Bang Kung -Wat Sam Phran Dragon Temple We’ve got everything covered from start to finish, so no need to worry about boat tickets, entrance fees, where to go or where to eat. If you're looking to get treated like a VIP and have a fun, action-packed day, exploring Thai culture, this is the trip for you! We can't wait to take you!

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What people are saying about Nakhon Pathom

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4.7
(267 reviews)

My guide had much knowledge in Thai history and each of the places I visited with her. She seems she constantly studies to be a better guide, and, she asked around local people to make a better recommendation of a lunch restaurant for me to cater my wishes. She said she had even learned photography to take better pictures of her customers including me, and, the pictures indeed came out great. I very much appreciated her professionalism and kindness.

This whole experience was awesome. I had to book a taxi on my own though because I brought my family for the experience but there was no fault to the company or people conducting this experience. Everyone was very professional and my sak came out amazing. I definitely recommend it to anyone wanting a sak Yant and want a true genuine experience in the countryside.

Kong was a great and funny guide From the pick up to the return an incredibly well organized trip The tattoo a very nice lasting experience

All perfect. The guide picked us up on time at the hotel and guided us to the temple and also during the tattoo. 🔝

Great day and experience. Kong was a great guide and would 100% do again wish ild opted for 2nd tattoo :)