Looking for things to do in Bangkok? One of the most iconic things to do in Thailand is to enjoy the sensory overload of a traditional Thai floating market in none other than Bangkok’s famous floating market.
- Experience the famous Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, known for its maze of canals and considered one of the most popular floating markets
- See coconut brown sugar being made by locals
- Enjoy a longtail boat ride through small canals and local fruit plantations and houses
- A all-encompassing guided tour with an English-speaking guide.
- Comfortable, round-trip transportation.
- Longtail boat fee and free entry to the market.
- Free bottled water
- Cold towel
- Your pass also gives you access to many more attractions in and around Bangkok, so don’t forget to check them out to make the most out of your holiday in Bangkok.
As you drift along its maze of canals, you’ll quickly see why Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is an unmissable experience. This is a Bangkok market and a shopping experience unlike any other!
Located just an hour and a half from Bangkok, Damnoen Saduak is one of Thailand’s most famous floating markets, also known as the ‘Bangkok river market’. As part of this Bangkok river cruise tour, you’ll be picked up from Bangkok and transferred to Ratchaburi Province (where the market is located). Along the way you’ll have the chance to visit a traditional Thai house on a coconut plantation and see how locals make brown coconut sugar. You’ll then board a longtail boat and travel to the market, passing by traditional country homes, allowing you to take in the rural way of life.
When you arrive at the market you’ll be wowed by the many smells and sights of this unique market. You’ll be able to explore at your leisure, with plenty of time to try tasty local delicacies such as pad thai, boat noodles or coconut ice cream, sold from boats on the canal. Get some snaps of the colourful boats loaded with exotic produce and treat yourself to a souvenir or two. In the afternoon, you’ll return to Bangkok.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Tour highlights
Coconut plantation – Get a glimpse into rural life with a visit to a traditional Thai house and coconut plantation.
Ride in a traditional longtail boat – You’ll have the opportunity to ride along the canal and take in the views of the countryside.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market – Explore this famous market at your leisure and try the tasty local food being served up from the longtail boats.
Where is the floating market?
The market is located in the Ratchaburi Province, about 100 kilometers southwest of Bangkok.
What is there to eat at Damnoen Saduak Floating Market?
There are plenty of options for foodies visiting the floating market in Bangkok. Along with Thai favorites like pad thai and som tam, be sure to try delicious coconut pancakes or the aptly named ‘boat noodles’ that come in a rich meaty broth and are made in boats on the canal.
Did you know
-Damnoensaduak is Thailand’s biggest floating market.
-Roger Moore filmed a chase scene for The Man with the Golden Gun at the market.
Tour departs daily at 7.30am and you will arrive back in Bangkok between 1.30pm – 2pm.
River City 23 Soi Charoen Krung 24
Talat Noi, Samphanthawong
Closest Subway Stop
MRT Hua Lampong Station