Floating Market and Elephant Bathing

A spectacular combined day trip from Bangkok to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and River Kwai with Elephant Riding and Bathing.

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Tour Code: RVK-10
Departure: Every Day
Destination: River Kwai, Thailand
Duration: Full Day
Meal: Lunch


Tour starts from 07:00 hr. and returns around 18:00-19:00 hr

Meet with the tour guide at the hotel lobby and heads on out of Bangkok.

Our first visit of the day is to the original floating market of Thailand, the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.  After passing through some rice green fields and salt farms, we will stop a pier to take a long-tailed boat ride along the winding canal to the floating market. You will see Thai traditional village life, old Thai houses, greenish gardens, plantations and temples on board.

At the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, you can see active market life of people selling and buying things on their boats. There are different boats in all shapes and sizes and you can find variety of local goods, food, and fruits. (Paddling Boat is optional at 150 Baht per person) 

Depart from Damnoen Saduak and to River Kwai, Kanchanaburi.

Lunch at a local Thai restaurant.

At River Kwai, we drive to an elephant camp where we spend the afternoon with the elephants.  First, warm up our acquaintance with the elephants by riding it through the jungle trail. Second, we come in closer touch with an unforgettable experience by bathing and playing with the elephant in the stream.

Before leaving River Kwai, we make a short stop at the Bridge over the River Kwai: a part of the Death Railway, We can walk around and take some photos.   If time allows, visit to the war cemetery.

We drive back to Bangkok and transfer to the hotel.


  • Pick up and drop off at the hotel in Bangkok City Center
  • Transportation in a private A/C vehicle
  • A professional English-speaking guide
  • Sightseeing and visits as per program
  • Lunch
  • Elephant Riding for about 20-30 min.
  • Elephant Bathing for about 30 min
  • All admission fees 


  • Optional Paddling or Rowing Boat at 150 Baht per person 
  • Drinks and beverages
  • Personal expense
  • Any other items not mentioning in the INCLUDE

Elephant bath what to bring

  • Swimming suit and towels
  • Plastic bags to keep wet clothes
  • One-day contact lenses as eye-glasses can be lost while bathing with the elephants
  • No jewelry or rings

General Terms and Conditions

  • The given time frame is an estimate timing only and can deviate due to traffic, road conditions, weather, pace of tourists and/or any unforeseen reason

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