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Bangkok Floating Markets Full-Day Guided Tour

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Get a taste of Thai culture with a full-day tour of Bangkok's 2 iconic floating markets, featuring a knowledgeable guide and convenient AC transfers.

Highlights

  • Explore Bangkok's renowned floating markets on a day tour led by an English and Chinese-speaking guide, with options for shared or private transfers.

  • Witness the unique spectacle at Maeklong Railway Market, where shopping and active railway tracks come together, offering local produce and seafood.

  • The Amphawa Floating Market will charm you with its wooden shophouses and vendors lining the canals. Close your evening with a firefly boat ride!

  • Alternatively, explore Damnoen Saduak's century-old market on an electric boat, sampling classic boat noodles, bargaining for handicrafts, and more.

  • Fun fact: When the train is about to pass through Maeklong Railway Market, a siren goes off informing its arrival and alerting vendors to pack up.

Inclusions

  • Full-day tour of Bangkok Floating Markets

  • Shared AC transfers with common pick-up (optional)

  • Private AC transfers with hotel pick-up (optional)

  • Visit to Maeklong Railway Market

  • Visit to any 1

    • Amphawa Floating Market

    • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

  • Expert Chinese/English-speaking guide

  • Firefly boat ride or 30-45 min electric boat ride (as per option selected)

  • Bottled drinking water

  • Insurance provided by operator

  • Free tourist cards and cash coupons for ICONSIAM mall (optional)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Hoang Xuan Vinh

Hoang

4/5

Apr, 2024

It was impressive experience, well operated trip. However, boat to see firefly was boring because could not see much firefly. Also, time between seeing 2 trains passing by needs to fulfil by taking us to visit the temple nearby or surrounding area.
TRINH TIEN DAT

Trinh

5/5

Apr, 2024

Very good! Tour guide stafff is very kind. She teached us a lot about 2 markets and gave us an experience in this trip! Thank you very much! She is a best staff. We love her so much! We hope that, we will see her next trip in the near future! Dang Tri Khuong
Huy du

Huy

3/5

May, 2024

The floating market is not so enjoyable.
STALIN KUMAR

Stalin

5/5

Apr, 2024

Your hopitality from starting to end and guide Mr. Toney explained in detail
Małgorzata Bieniek

Małgorzata

5/5

Jul, 2024

All aboard the Railway Market express

Set out on an adventure like no other with this full-day Bangkok Floating Markets tour. Kickstart your day with an AC pick-up, with your pick of shared or private transfers. Let your expert local guide whisk you away to the Maeklong Railway Market, a one-of-a-kind experience where shopping meets the hustle and bustle of a working railway. Witness the unique spectacle of vendors swiftly clearing their stalls from the tracks for passing trains, and resuming trade in the blink of an eye. Be sure to bag some local produce and seafood!

Glide through time & taste

Next, choose your floating market adventure. Opt for the Amphawa Floating Market where you'll meander through lively canals, relish local delicacies, and wrap up your day with a magical firefly boat ride. Or, step back in time at the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Soak in the charm of this century-old market as you sail on an electric boat, savoring local treats and capturing magazine-worthy shots of colorful canoes laden with fresh produce. Whichever market you choose, expect an immersive, memorable experience that caters to all your senses. Finally, enjoy a seamless ride back to your hotel, marking a perfect end to your day.

Itinerary

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

  • 6:45am: Pick-up from Siam Paragon Shopping Center, Gate 1, Floor G/Hotel lobby (as per option selected)

  • 7am: Departure from Bangkok. Go to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

  • 9:30am: Long-tail boat ride (30-45 mins) at Pa Wandee Pier.

  • 10:40am: Maeklong Railway Market

  • 12:30pm: Depart for Bangkok

  • 2:30pm: Drop-off at Iconsiam/hotel (as per option selected)

Amphawa Floating Market

  • 11am: Pick-up from Siam Paragon Mall Gate 1, ground floor/hotel lobby (as per option selected)

  • 1pm: Maeklong Railway Market

  • 3:40pm: Amphawa Floating Market

  • 6pm: 1-hour boat trip to see the fireflies

  • 7:30pm: Depart for Bangkok

  • 9:30pm: Drop-off at Siam Paragon/hotel (as per option selected)

What to bring

  • Bring along sunscreen, mosquito repellents, and an umbrella if you're visiting in summer.

Accessibility

  • This experience is not wheelchair accessible.

Additional information

  • This experience is limited to max 10 people per tour.

  • Transfers are available at Khao San Road, Pratunam, Silom, Sathorn, Siam, and Sukhumvit (from Soi 1 to 39 and from Soi 2 to 24) for the Amphawa Floating Market tour.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the pick up / meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the pick up / meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Pick up point or meeting point

Please check your final voucher for the pick up / meeting point details and specific instructions.

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