Damneon Saduak Floating Market (Half Day)
Experience the way of life of Thai people in the olden day!
- 7:00 Meet you in the hotel lobby
- Drive about an hour an a half to MaeKlong Train Market and explore all of the different products sold by vendors. Some you may never have seen before.
- Watch how the vendors prepare before and after the train arrives and leaves.
- See how coconut sugar is made.
- Enjoy a boat ride through canals.
- Explore the Damneon Saduak Floating market and sample some local fruits or desserts.
- Be back to the hotel around 2:00 pm
- Maeklong Train Market
- Visit a coconut sugar making house
- Take a private long tail-boat ride to Damneon Saduak Floating market
- Visit Bang Kung Temple
- Enjoy some delicious food from locals
- A friendly tour guide
- An Air-Con van with a profession driver
- Some local sample tastings
- A private long-tail boat ride
- Drinking water, Soft drink, Coffe
- Liability and accident insurance
- Gratuity for a guide & a driver
MaeKlong Train Market is a very interesting and exciting market. The vendors sell all fresh vegetable, fruits, seafood, desserts… anything you need for a kitchen. The most exciting about the market is that the market is located on the train track and the train passes all the way to the station through the market. It is fun to watch all the vendors prepare their shop, lower their umbrellas, and rearrange their products then put them back in a flash after the train has passed.
Damneon Saduak Floating Market is 105 Km (65 miles) far from Bangkok. It has been a very well known floating market for a long time both locals and tourists. Although it has become a little touristy, its charm still remains. We will take a private long-tail boat and ride on a small network of canals where houses and orchards can be seen on both sides. It is quite an enjoyable ride.
Bang Kung Temple is one of the rare Thailand sites selected by the Tourism Authority of Thailand. Since 1768 it was used as a camp to train soldiers in all kinds of Thai Marshall arts such as boxing or sword fighting. It was abandon for almost 200 years until in 1967 when it was renovated. The highlight of the temple is the main chapel which has been covered by a Banyan tree. Inside the chapel is a large Buddha image which was covered with gold leaves by the locals.