Landa Orchid Farm, Suan Pueng
The grand shadow play (Nang Yai) was regarded as a form of high class entertainment in former times, being a combination of several art forms: artistic pattern designs, handicraft art in making meticulous shadow figures, theatrical art, oratory art of composing narration and chorus, and orchestral music to complement all the tactile senses. Read more
Over ten thousand orchids of various species are available for you to admire and purchase at reasonable prices (you are unlikely to be able to take them out of the country). Mosquitoes and insects can be overwhelming in the rainy season and mosquito-repellent is essential.
Landa Orchid Farm is situated at Moo7 on Suan Pueng Road, Baan Huay Paak, Suan Pueng District, Rachaburi.
Relish traditional Thai food at the Pavothai Restaurant not far from Landa Orchid Farm. The wooden building, which is also an antique and woodcraft museum, offers varieties of Thai food with bold flavors that cannot be found in Bangkok. The nearest and highly recommended accommodation is La Toscana, a medium-sized resort with a tranquil ambience offering a swimming pool, spa, karaoke, cafeteria, and restaurant. The hotel provides luxurious rooms and ten private houses; seven with rooftops and three are two-story houses.