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Floating Markets Day Trip from Bangkok

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Visit the Biggest Floating Market of Thailand in a half a day tour.
Take this tour to get a glimpse of everyday life on the water in Thailand. Cruise along the Bangkok canals in a narrow, long-tailed motorized boat towards the Damnoen Saduak floating market, where you will see local vendors in their Thai style canoes, laden with colorful fruits, and vegetables, gently plying their way through the canals looking to sell their goods.
  • Take a hassle-free day trip to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market from Bangkok
  • Travel by efficient long-tailed speed boat to save time
  • Receive information crucial to understanding the exotic products on offer
  • Convenient hotel pickup and drop-off are included with this guided tour
What to Expect
Your day trip begins with pickup from your Bangkok hotel, where you’ll board a vehicle destined for Damnoen Saduak. Upon arrival, you’ll transfer to a long-tailed boat and speed through marshes and past atmospheric stilt houses. En route you’ll receive a comprehensive introduction to the culture and history of the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.
Cruise past floating stalls selling fresh produce and exotic fruits while your guide explains the origin and use of particularly unique ingredients along the way. For an additional cost, you can purchase souvenirs and opt to take a ride on a local boat.
After sufficient exploration of the market, return to your Bangkok hotel via boat and bus, with a stop at a coconut candy farm for a taste.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ended up pay 6000 batt for the worst trip ever.. it made my trip miserable. I totally advise you not to go. Not touristic. They pay the taxi driver to take you there.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Bangkok 10 years ago. I found the people so friendly, genuine and felt safe in the city. I am just back from Bangkok two days and felt the opposite. There are scams everywhere now so be hyper vigilante. Where possible use taxis...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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TourEastThailand, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear about your bad experience and inconvenient occurred. If guests have no experience of Bangkok, it's better to book tours through reputation agent as your advice, probably cost higher but safe.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t do it. Just a tourist trap where you move from stall to stall (all on land) in a small boat selling souvenirs. You must do something better with your time!

4  Thank Palmofski
TourEastThailand, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking time to send us a valuable review. We are really sorry you didn't enjoy the market, sorry for your disappointment

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like everyone says, this is a great tour you don’t want to be missed while vacationing in Bangkok . The ride on a long tail boat is kind of interesting. Nui, our tour guy is good. He gives us some tips on bargaining and things...More

1  Thank kimkhueto
TourEastThailand, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much your kind review. We appreciated you have chosen our service.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A big tourist trap. You are put in noisy long tail boats to go from one small shop to the next where you can buy souvenir crap. We paid 6000 thb to be transported around the canal system for two hours. 10 minutes would have...More

Date of experience: July 2019
3  Thank Peter S
TourEastThailand, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your valuable review. The floating market is quiet unique place where most tourist interested to see, some people love it but some people don't. We are sorry you didn't have a good time there.

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12 June 2019|
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Response from Paige_Original | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we paid Thai Baht $2500 for each person for 1.5 hour at the Floating Market. Was great fun and really worth going to see all the food being cooked on the boats and the fresh fruits and also the shopping! We went there... More
2 June 2019|
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Response from k r | Reviewed this property |
The best people to ask are the trip organisers who are taking you.
12 May 2019|
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Response from 844PeterT | Reviewed this property |
Contact the tour company you book with, they'll inform you.
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