River Kwai Jungle Rafts

Baan Tahsao, Amphur Saiyoke, Kanchanaburi 70150, Thailand

Tel: +66(0) 2642 5497

The River Garden package offers two days and one night at the resort in Sai Yok district, with a visit to the Death Railway, campfire, discotheque and various rafting activities.

Travel Guides : Worship and celebration

Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park and the Sukhothai College of Dramatic Arts will hold the Nop Phra-Len Phleng festival from Feb 7-25. Nop phra means to pay respect through worship while Len-phleng means to celebrate with folk performances. The event features a three-day light-and-sound show illustrating historical events, a concerts and trade fair. Call Kamphaeng Phet Historical Park, (055) 711921.

Travel Guides : Straw birds

Chai Nat province will hold its popular Straw Bird Fair from Feb 17-25. The huge and colourful straw birds will be displayed on decorated floats, accompanied by music and other entertainment. Admission is 20 baht for adults and 10 baht for children. For details call (056) 411181.

Travel Guides : Ratchaburi festival

The Visit Ratchaburi festival from Feb 7-11 will feature well-known products from the province. Pavilions on four main roads will show off agricultural goods, orchids, handicrafts, woven clothes, toys, jars and local cuisine. Toy design, orchid and dog contests will also be featured with entertainment on stage as well.

Travel Guides : The Bangkok Floating Market

The Bangkok Floating Market at Wat Suwannaram on Bangkok Noi Canal is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm. There is a vast array of things to buy, including fruits, flowers, vegetables and noodles, to name a few.
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