Off the tourist trail

Amazing Koh Kret - Bangkok's River Island

Pottery, spicy fish cakes and sacred history on Chao Praya River.

  • Private &
  • 8 hours
  •  From $74.50 USD per person
  • Walking
  • Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.

What you’ll do

Discover the man-made island of Koh Kret, a fascinating spot located just 45 minutes north of Bangkok in the Chao Praya River.

You’ll journey here with your local Bangkok host by water taxi, then spend the day immersing yourself in its unique island life - but it’s not all palm trees and coconuts. Home to the Mon community, one of Thailand’s oldest tribes, Koh Kret is famed for the traditional pottery making skills of its people.

Explore the island’s culture, cuisine and history as you flit between historic temples like Wat Salakun and Wat Phat Lorn, feast on spicy fish cakes served in banana leaf bowls and shop the traditional markets for some pottery to take home.

8 hours would never be enough time to discover hundreds of years of history, but you’ll experience a taste of this unique way of life on your day trip upstream. Please note: The local market only takes place at the weekend, so to enjoy the full experience please request weekend dates.

Our Picks

  • Enjoy a ride in a Water Taxi with your trusty host, to explore Bangkok’s historic Man-made island, Koh Kret

  • Watch the experts at the pottery wheel and bargain for pieces that catch your eye

  • Get a taste of the traditional markets, grab some fresh seafood and check out the traditional clothing for sale

  • Try some of the island's unique street food - your host will introduce you to the interesting flavors

  • Explore Koh Kret through the eyes of your host- soak up its unique culture and the island’s sacred and historic temples.

Good to know

What’s included
  • A private and personalized experience
  • 8 hours with your host
  • Water taxi fare
  • Walking experience once on the island (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
What’s not included
  • Food and drink
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy

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