Tour 3: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market + China Town, Train & Flower Market

Summary

Today you’ll visit a variety of different markets outside Bangkok, experience the traditional way of buying and selling fruits and vegetables depending if you are landbased or living by on the waterways.

You’ll discover train markets, floating markets and a wholesale flower market, and not to mention one of the largest China Town outside of China.

Highlights

  • Explore the vibrant Damnoen Saduak Floating Market by boat
  • Visit a traditional Thai farmhouse|
  • Take a trip to a traditional wood carving factory
  • Be amazed at the market situated on train tracks
  • Walk the streets of Bangkok’s China Town
  • Explore the flower market of Pak Klong Talad

Full Tour Description

Morning:

Your journey commences with a leisurely drive through rice paddies and salt fields. En route visit a farmhouse along the way and watch locals produce sugar from coconut. The tour continues with a 30 minutes longtail boat trip along a fruit plantation to see Thai houses and the traditional way of life. Arriving at Damnoen Saduak floating market, you will be fascinated by boats of various shapes and sizes used by local merchants to ferry their goods.

Continue to the Maeklong Railway Market, it is one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand, and is centered around the track of the Maeklong Railway. When trains approach, the awnings and shopfronts are moved back from the rails and then replaced once the train has passed.

Afternoon:

After lunch at a local restaurant, head back to Bangkok to visit the local market in bustling China Town where you will come across street markets, street side restaurants, shop houses, gold shops, beautiful remnants of colonial style architecture and some interesting Chinese temples, such as Leng Noi Yee. China Town is also famous for many varieties of food and it turns into Bangkok`s biggest open air restaurant at night.

Near the Chinatown is the biggest wholesale and retail fresh flower market in Bangkok. The market has all kinds of popular flowers and flora-related items, including roses, forget me nots, orchids, lilies and more. Most of them sold in packs of 50 or 100 flowers in each.

Prices per Person in Thai Baht (THB)

Pricings and Availabilities: Validity: 01 Jan 2018 – 31 Dec 2019

What’s Included

Pick-up from your downtown Bangkok hotel *
English speaking tour guide
Air conditioned vehicle
Sightseeing tour itinerary as outlined
Thai lunch
Boat hire
Admission / entrance fees
Drop off at your hotel at the end of the tour

What’s Not Included

Services not mentioned
Expenses of a personal nature
Drinks and alcoholic beverages
Souvenirs, gifts, etc.
Tips & gratuities
Airport pick-up & drop-off

Know before you go

All participants are covered by a limited travel insurance in the event of personal injury, however since insurance laws vary from country to country it is highly recommended that you take out a personal liability or travel insurance prior to traveling.

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund.

Duration / Validity

1 day.

Meeting Point, Pick-up, or Drop off Location

Pick-up from downtown hotels (airport hotels or suburbs not included).

Drop-off/End Point

You will be dropped off at the pick-up point.

Private Option

This product option is private.

 

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