Half-Day Railway Market and Floating Market Tour in Thailand

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Bangkok to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Traveling from Bangkok to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is a common route for many tourists. Half-day railway market and floating market tour in Thailand gives you flexibility and convenience.

Railway Market and Floating Market Tour’s Travel Tips:

  • Start Early: It’s best to start early in the morning. This allows you to experience the market at its liveliest and avoid the midday heat.
  • Duration: The drive from Bangkok to Damnoen Saduak typically takes about 1.5 to 2 hours each way, depending on traffic.

Half-Day Railway Market and Floating Market Tour in Thailand

This tour is a popular option for those looking to experience two of Thailand’s most unique. The iconic markets can be visited within a short time frame. Half Day Floating Market Tour Bangkok’s what you can typically expect from such a tour:

Half-Day Railway Market and Floating Market Tour Itinerary Overview

Early Morning to Maeklong Railway Market:

  • Depart from Bangkok:  Tours usually start early around 6:00 to 7:30 AM. To avoid the midday heat, you can catch the markets at their liveliest.
  • Travel to Maeklong Railway Market: The journey can take about 1.5 to 2 hours. Upon arrival, you’ll witness the unique spectacle of the market vendors pulling back their awnings and goods as a train passes through the market.

Mid-Morning to Damnoen Saduak Ratchaburi:

  • Departure from Maeklong to Damnoen Saduak: After experiencing the railway market, the tour typically heads to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, which is about a 30-45 minute drive away.
  • Explore Damnoen Saduak Floating Market: You’ll have the chance to explore the bustling floating market, ride a boat through the canals (at an additional cost), shop for local goods, and try traditional Thai foods.

Late Morning to Early Afternoon:

  • Return Journey: The tour usually finish early afternoon.

What’s Included in Bangkok Damnoen Saduak and Maeklong:

  • Private Transportation: Round-trip air-conditioned van from Bangkok with driver including insurance.
  • Petrol and Toll Way Free: English-speaking driver will take care of you and be responsible for expenses of petrol and toll way free including parking fee.

What’s Not Included:

  • Meals and Beverages.
  • Personal Expenses: Shopping, additional snacks, and personal items.
  • Optional Activities: Boat rides at the floating market.

Tips for the Damnoen Saduak Thailand Tour:

  • Wear Comfortable Clothing: Dress for hot and humid weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.
  • Bring Cash: Small bills are useful for purchases and tipping.
  • Stay Hydrated: Bring a water bottle to stay hydrated.
  • Negotiate Prices: Do not hesitate to negotiate for souvenirs or food.
  • Photography: Bring a camera or smartphone for photos—the markets are very colorful and photogenic.

The Maeklong Railway Market is also known as the “Umbrella Pull-Down Market”. The market is considered one of Thailand’s most unique attractions.

  1. Unique Experience: The sight of vendors swiftly pulling back their awnings and goods as a train passes through the market is unique and provides a memorable experience. It’s not something you’re likely to see anywhere else in the world.
  2. Photography: The market provides wonderful chances to capture photos, showcasing the vibrant activity of the market and the unique local atmosphere.
  3. Cultural Insight: Visiting the market provides a glimpse into the daily lives of the local vendors and the traditional market culture in Thailand.
  4. Local Food: Like many markets in Thailand, Maeklong offers a variety of local foods and snacks that you can try, which are usually fresh and affordable.

The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is one of the most famous and photographed destinations in Thailand.

  1. Cultural Icon: It’s one of the most iconic sights in Thailand, offering vibrant photo opportunities and a glimpse into traditional Thai market life.
  2. Unique Experience: Floating markets are a rare sight across the globe, making the opportunity to shop and dine from boats truly one-of-a-kind.
  3. Local Cuisine: It’s an amazing spot to sample authentic Thai cuisine. There are various fresh fruits, traditional desserts, and local dishes cooked right on the boats.
  4. Souvenirs and Handicrafts: There are plenty of opportunities to shop for local crafts, souvenirs, and other items that are hard to find elsewhere.

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