|Most expensive month:||August|
|Average price in Pak Thong Chai:||$23/night|
|Cheapest price found:||$18/night|
|Most expensive day:||Friday|
Pak Thong Chai is famous for its silk, with the tradition of silk-weaving still evident today in its numerous factories and silk shops. The town itself offers a range of scenic parks and lakes, historic temples and various dining and drinking choices.
Many silk-weavers in Pak Thong Chai still use traditional weaving methods, which you can see in person before looking through the fruits of their work on a shopping expedition. Be sure to search for the authentic mat-mee style of silk to bring home a unique and memorable gift for a loved one.
Around the town, you can make the most of the Thai outdoors in a park, while there are also a number of interesting temples and cultural sites for sightseeing enthusiasts, such as Wat Pasantidhamma (a Thai Theravada Buddhist temple) and Machada, where you can watch weavers creating unique goods. Venture further out of Pak Thong Chai, and you will see the landscapes dominated by green rice fields.
It’s fairly easy to arrange for transportation in Pak Thong Chai, but if you want the freedom to explore then hiring a car may be your best option. The two nearest international airports to Pak Thong Chai are Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang International Airport, both of which handle flights from across the world. The town is still a considerable distance away from Bangkok at 240 kilometres, so you’ll need to make the rest of the trip by bus or car.