Phra Pradaeng – Bicycle Touring Route
Route: Leisurely route that takes you around the quaint peninsula of Phra Pradaeng. This area, in Samut Prakan province of Thailand, is commonly referred to as the ‘Lungs of Bangkok’ and is a very short distance from the hustle and bustle of downtown Bangkok.
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Start / End point: Ferry boat crossing on the Bangkok side of the Chao Praya River, near the Port Authority of Thailand.
Notes: Phra Pradaeng is famous for its cool temperatures, lush vegetation, and rural atmosphere. The island-like landmass, which is nestled along the Chao Praya River in the Samut Prakan province, has several interesting locations to visit and is home to many species of wildlife. A short cycling trip around the roads and elevated pathways of Phra Pradaeng area will treat you to modern and ancient temples (Wats), manicured parks, old Thai military forts, and a floating market. Locations like the Siam Fighting Fish gallery and floating market are only open on the weekends, while the parks and wildlife of Phra Pradaeng can be enjoyed every day of the week. There are no fees for entering the parks, temples, forts, and market. Cycling amidst the cool and refreshing jungle canopy of Phra Pradaeng will surprise and delight Bangkok visitors and locals alike. Roads and cement pathways – 100% paved.
Don’t want to go it alone? You can book a tour of Phra Pradaeng with Boom Bike Tours.
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