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Sameer Kinger

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Pleasant experience and very kind guide

Bangkok Floating Market Tour Overview

Shopping in a boat!

We all have seen people cruising through the markets in boats, in many movies. Thailand's one of the most famous places and a perfect display of Thai culture is known as the Floating Markets.

Bangkok is very unique in terms of its attractions and charms, the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, the Maeklong Railway Market and the weekend Amphawa floating markets which are astonishing and iconically unique in their features.

Get a chance to live the reel life and explore the beautiful floating and train markets of Bangkok. This tour gives you the opportunity to explore all the 3 markets in a half-day tour.

The tour will be is as follows:
- 06:15 a.m. Meet up at the meeting point, selected by you from the pre-mentioned after booking. You can also book a private transfer option form pick-up & drop, from and to your hotel.
- 07:30 a.m. Depart from Bangkok to Talad Rom-Hoob or Train Market.
- 08:30 a.m. Arrive the Train Market (Talad Rom-Hoob), It is a long time well – known amazing Mae Klong Fresh Market which sets along sides of the railroad. The vendors will close their umbrella of the shops when the train coming through.
- 09:15 a.m. Depart the Train Market to Damnoensaduak Floating Market.
- 09:45 a.m. Arrive Damnoensaduak Floating Market. We have time one hour for walking around to see the Market ( or join a paddle boat pay extra 150 Baht/person ) and then take a long-tailed speedboat to visit the local area along the canal.
- 11:45 a.m. Return from Damneonsaduak Floating Market to Bangkok.
- 01:30 p.m. Arrive in Bangkok.

Note: Kids and adults will be charged at the same fare.

Activity

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  • Sightseeing
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  • Shopping
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  • Photography

Other Inclusions

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  • Professional English speaking guide
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  • Long tailed speedboat ride at the floating market
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  • Admission fees are included

Transport

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  • Shared & Private transfer options available.

Things To Carry

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  • Comfortable Footwear
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  • Identity Card
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  • Camera
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  • Sunscreen
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  • Sunglasses

Advisory

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  • The customer needs to submit the details within 48 working hours of the bookings. In case he/she fails to submit the details, the bookings will be canceled without any refund.
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  • Children aged 0-2 can join the tour for free provided that they do not occupy an additional seat
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  • The activity may be canceled in cases of bad weather. You will be given the option of booking an alternative date
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  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women, PWDs, and people with serious medical conditions

Tour Type

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  • This activity can be availed as a private or group tour

Bangkok Floating Market Tour: Cancellation Policy

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  • In case of No Show, there will be no refund. Cancellation less than 1 day(s) prior to arrival, there is no refund. Cancellation more than 1 day(s) prior to arrival, there is 7% charge for administration fee.

Bangkok Floating Market Tour: Refund Policy

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  • The applicable refund amount will be processed within 10 business days
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  • All applicable refunds will be done in traveller's thrillophilia wallet as Thrillcash

Bangkok Floating Market Tour: Booking Confirmation Policy

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  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking
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  • In case the preferred slots are unavailable, an alternate schedule of the customer’s preference will be arranged and a new confirmation voucher will be sent via email.
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  • Alternatively, the customer may choose to cancel their booking before confirmation and a full refund will be processed.

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Inclusions:

  • Floating Market day trip
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Pick-up and Drop
  • Speedboat ride at the floating market
  • Admission Fee

Inclusions:

  • Floating Market day trip
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Pick-up and Drop
  • Speedboat ride at the floating market
  • Admission Fee

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    Pleasant experience and very kind guide

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    People Also Ask About Bangkok Floating Market Tour

    1. How many floating markets does Bangkok have?

      In Bangkok, there are five different floating markets available.
      Amphawa Floating Market – It is famous for locally produced handicrafts, fashion, and art products, which gets sold before the sunset. You can buy a variety of apparels, boutiques, watercolour paintings, etc.
      Damnoen Saduak Floating Market – It is one of the must-see tourist-savvy spots in Bangkok. You can get some Thai delicacies such as mango sticky rice, pork satay, and so on.
      Taling Chan Floating Market – This market is very close to Bangkok, having easy accessibility, unlike other floating markets. Tourists can freely bargain here and get their favourite products at ease.
      Talad Rom-Hoob or Train Market – In this Bangkok floating market day trip, one cannot miss this uniquely built market, where vendors make way for the trains to pass by smoothly.
      Bang Phli Floating Market – This market is widely known for its cultural significance as it has the most traditional ambiance of all. It is more than 150 years old and exhibits the same charm towards tourists.

    2. Can we take kids with us for this tour?

      Yes. The floating markets welcome both adults and children. Generally, kids enjoy the most among all tourists when they are surrounded by water, having colourful shops and smiling faces everywhere. The tourists are requested to keep an eye on their kids as they may tend to play with water without any limits.

      The admission cost is the same for both adults and children. However, children aged between 0 and 2 years can join the tour for free, but they do not occupy an additional seat. The parents must keep them safely on their lap.

    3. What are the inclusions in this tour?

      English Speaking Guide – There will be an English speaking tour guide, accompanying you throughout the journey and help you to buy local products at the cheapest prices.
      Long tailed speedboat ride – To traverse all floating boats in Bangkok easily, you will be taken in a long-tailed speedboat. It ensures a safe and comfortable ride.
      Admission fees included – Once you’ve paid the package amount before the start date, you can enter into any market without giving extra money. All the admission fees are included in the overall package. Thus, one can do unlimited shopping, sightseeing, take hundreds of photographs, and make this Bangkok floating market day trip a memorable one.

    4. Will we visit the Train Market?

      Yes, indeed. You will be visiting the most awaited Train Market. After departing from Bangkok, you will be headed to Talad Rom-Hoob or Train Market (also called as Maeklong Railway Market). This traditional Thai market sells an array of fresh vegetables, fruits, and tasty food. The market attained its popularity mainly because of its location.

      It is located on both the sides of a railway track, where trains run directly through the market. Since it is running safely between the small shops, the local business is also growing like never before. The customers need to walk along the train line and move sideways when the train arrives.

    5. Will there be a pickup & drop facility?

      Yes. There will be a pickup and drop off facility provided for tourists on request. If you’ve opted for a transfer service, you need to provide your contact details and other information like pickup point, number of passengers, etc. The tour operator will arrange a vehicle accordingly and make sure it reaches your hotel on time.

      Please remember that the pickup timing is at 6.15 am. The tourists are advised to get ready at the hotel lobby at least 10 – 15 minutes prior to the pickup time. Similarly, once the tour is over, they will be taken back to their hotels safely within an hour time. There is also a private transfer option provided separately.

    6. Will the guide be English speaking or some other language?

      The tour guide can speak English apart from his native Thai language. Tourists from abroad, who are coming for this Bangkok floating market day trip, usually find difficulty in communicating with the local vendors and don’t know how to bargain the price. Thus, to fill this huge communication gap, the tour operator and the management have dedicated English speaking tour guides.

      This initiative helps every foreign tourist immensely, and it makes them get closer to the Thai people. If you’re a native speaker of English, don’t worry anymore. You can sure to get the best shopping experience in the Bangkok floating market, with the aid of our English speaking guides.

    7. Can we join a paddle boat?

      Yes. After arriving at Damnoensaduak Floating Market, you will be having one hour time to walk around the market or do paddle boat. If you want to relax and enjoy the serene locations of Bangkok, you should do a paddle boat at least once, where you can sure to spot fishes, water plants, and some exotic birds. To join the paddle boat ride, you need to pay an extra 150 Baht per person. It is the same price for both kids and adults.

    8. What is the duration of the tour?

      The Bangkok floating market day trip is a half-a-day voyage, where you will be witnessing three floating markets. Firstly, you will depart from Bangkok to the Train Market and get some eatables at affordable rates. Then, you will head towards the Damnoensaduak Floating Market, which is sought-after for delicious Thai food.

      After that, one can take a stroll or do paddle boating for one hour time and experience the pleasant atmosphere around. Finally, you will be taken back to Bangkok, and the tour comes to an end.

    9. Are we allowed to take photos while sightseeing?

      Yes, indeed. Since, the entire landscape is embraced with beautiful trees, floating houses, vibrant shops, and fresh fruits and vegetables; one cannot keep his cameras hidden anymore. Tourists take a million pictures throughout the market space and fill their camera with people & street photographs.

      You don’t need to ask for permission or pay an additional fee to take photos. It is completely free and exciting.

    10. How to reach for this tour?

      To reach the Bangkok floating market, you can choose public transport. The convenient route is coming to S6 Station, from there take a Chao Phraya Express Boat and reach to Phra Pinklao Bridge Pier. Then you need to take a bus and arrive at the floating market.

      If your hotel is located far away, you can opt for a pickup and drop service and reach the starting point of the tour seamlessly. The starting time will be around 6.15 am, and the tourists are requested to be ready as early as possible.

    11. What is the best time to visit the Floating market in Bangkok?

      It is good to plan your visit to Bangkok’s Floating Market early in the morning between 08:00 am to 10:00 pm. This is the time when the market usually remains flooded with both vendor and tourist boats. Greater the count of vendor boats, more the exhibits. You will have a good count of varieties to choose amongst the stuff you intend to buy in the market. Reaching early to the floating market gives you a fair chance to bargain on your favorite stuff as it will be the opening sale for the vendors too. Nevertheless, the weather would be pleasant, and you won’t be facing the wrath of the afternoon heat. Arriving early here gives you plenty of moments to click some beautiful snaps of the surroundings. The moment the sunlight falls on to the waterways, it creates a picture-perfect illumination.

    12. How can one buy floating market Bangkok tickets online?

      There are many tourist planners available to schedule your Bangkok’s Floating Market visit. You may browse for them across the search engine. One such example is that of Thrillophilia, where you just need to pay 1800 INR per head to get to your favorite Floating Market Bangkok tickets. Your ticket fare with Thrillophilia shall be inclusive of an English speaking guide, pick-up and drop facilities, and admission fees to the market. To add a flavor of entertainment to your Floating Market Bangkok Tour, they do organise for a long-tailed speedboat ride to move with ease throughout the market.

    13. Is it safe to visit the Floating market in Bangkok alone?

      Yes, the Floating Market in Bangkok is absolutely safe for solo visitors. You just need to keep a few emergency numbers with you to avoid any uncertain situations. Just make sure that you carry less luggage with you so that you can explore the market freely. Also, make sure to look after all your belongings thoroughly, especially your jewelry and other valuable stuff like your wallet. It is advisable to carry cash with you while visiting the Floating Market in Bangkok as you won’t find any immediate ATM services to withdraw cash. Solo women travelers must be aware of their safety and well-being at all times.

    14. Do we need to book the floating market Bangkok tour in advance?

      No. It is not mandatory to pre-book your visit to the Floating Market Bangkok. However, for your ease, we advise you to do so in order to avoid the last moment hustles. You may connect with Thrillophilia for pre-booking your visit to Bangkok’s Floating Market. Connecting with a tour partner ensures your safety and well-being. At the same time, you get a free guided tour to explore the place you are about to visit.

    15. Is the floating market in Bangkok worth it?

      Yes, the floating markets in Bangkok are definitely worth in every sense. In fact, they form the city’s main local and tourist attraction. The colors, flavors, chaos, and atmosphere throughout these floating markets make them a wonderful place to spend some quality time with your family. The early you reach here, the more you enjoy the sightseeing activity of this unique concept of Bangkok. The sunlight falling on the waterways illuminates them. Turn your eyes anywhere, and you have narrow wooden boats occupied with vendors selling snacks and fresh fruits. Thai delicacies such as pork satay and sticky mango rice are key cuisines to try here.

    16. How far is the floating market from Bangkok?

      The floating market of Bangkok is situated at a distance of 64 km, and if you take the road trip to reach the market, the total distance accounts to 92 km. You can either opt for a train, bus or a minivan transfer to get transferred between two destinations.

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