Songkran Festival 2019 at Hua Hin 4Day 3Night

Cultural & Theme Tours, Bangkok to Bangkok

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Songkran Festival is the Thai traditional New Year taking place on April 13 of every year. On this day, the younger people will visit their elder relatives with a metal bowl floated with colorful petals, scented candles and “a small branch of pomegranate tree” for sprinkling over elderly persons to express their good wishes. Most of elderly persons will bless them back and give them a handkerchief or some mascots in return. As soon as the people finish their auspicious ceremonies and their lunch, they will prepare their water containers and scented powder in front of their houses in the hope of gently pouring water over those who pass by and bless each other.Hua Hin Songkran Festival starts early in the morning with alms offering to Buddhist novices as the local tradition. At home young people pour water on the hands of the elderly and ask them for blessing.
DAY1: 11/04/2019                                                                                                                                             Upon your arrival at the airport Our Guide will welcome you with a warm Greetings at the Airport where by you will receive a Free Airport Transfer to your Hotel.Proceed to China town in Bangkok for self-shopping at your own cost. After shopping we return back to the hotel for Overnight in Bangkok.DAY2: 12/04/2019                                                                                                                                               Breakfast at the hotel.After checking out at your hotel we go on 2h40min to Hua-Hin.Upon arriving at Hua Hin we Lunch at Nong Pump restaurant.After Lunch we visit Huay Mongkol Temple. This Buddhist temple is home to the world’s largest statue of Luang Phor Thuad, a legendary southern Thai monk revered for his enlightenment and ability to perform miracles. Many believe that the amulets created in his image guarantee safety in times of distress. The statue, set within a park-like setting that attracts many visitors each weekendNext we proceed to Grand hotel in Hau-Hin for check in.we visit Night market for a dinner at self-cost, after dinner we will join the community celebrate Song Kran at festival, we return back to the hotel for a Overnight in Hua-HinDAY3: MEAL: 13/04/2019                                                                                                                                                 Today it’s your time to explore the city at your own cost, you can also join the community celebrate the festival By walk around Hua hin, And please do not be offended if someone touches your face with a Powder steam with water Cause its Part of the celebration. Also be ready to be wet and do not bring your phone along with or rather look for a water-proof case to prevent water from getting into your Phone.Our guide will meet you at your hotel for a dinner at La mer restaurant.after dinner we return back to the hotel for a Overnight in Hua-Hin.DAY4: 14/04/2019                                                                                                                                                Breakfast at the hotel.Proceed to Hua-Hin temple to pay a respect to the Buddha and Old people. It’s a traditional way of paying a respect. Is called Rod Nam Dam Hua.We return back to the hotel.Lunch at the hotel and check out the hotel.After Lunch we go on 3hrs drive back to Bangkok.

What’s included

  • All Transfer as per the Program
  • English Speaking Guide
  • All meals as mentioned (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • 3 nights accommodation

What’s not included

  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • All drinks
  • Visa fees and/or visa authorization
  • Tips
  • Other expenses that not mentioned on the itinerary
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