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Amphawa Floating Market and Maeklong Railway Market Tour

 Bangkok    6 Hours 145 people interested today
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Trip Overview

Take a tour of the Meaklong Train Market also known as the market of folding umbrellas and the Amphawa Floating Market. On this tour, you would also take a boat ride to witness fireflies during the evening hours.

Highlights

  • Visit a 50-kilometre long floating market of Amphawa and explore the market for 2 long hours on a boat.
  • Take a tour of the Maeklong Train Market, a market which is set on an active railway track.
  • Watch mesmerizingly beautiful fireflies on a boat ride during evening hours.
  • Company of a local tour guide and complimentary pick and drop from hotel in Khao San Road Area.

 

Detailed overview

Maeklong Train Market is one of the unique markets you would witness in the city of Bangkok. The vendors set up their shops right on the active railway track and keep folding and opening their shops as per the train movements.

Amphawa Floating Market is a 50 kilometres long market which was and still used for trade and agriculture since a long duration of time. People earlier lived on the houses beside the canal and travelling in a boat was the most convenient mode of transportation and hence the evolution has been as per the existing and day to day needs.

 

Itinerary

  • You will be received from your hotel in the Khao San Road area at around 1:00 PM.
  • At 1:20 PM, you will be departing from Khao San Road, Bangkok to the Maeklong Railway Market with the group.
  • After an hour or so, you will arrive at the Maeklong Railway Market, the vendors who set shops here on the railway tracks work until the last seconds of the arrival of the train and reopen their shops post the departure of the train.
  • The vendors usually fold their umbrellas when the siren of the train blares to avoid any disaster.
  • At around 3:40 PM, you will be transferred to the Amphawa Floating Market, upon arrival you will be taking a boat tour for 2 long hours to explore the market to the fullest.
  • Watch how the locals interact and trade their goods while you cruise on a boat.
  • At around 6:30 PM, you will take a boat ride again to witness the fireflies glimmering above the water. 
  • This boat ride will continue for an hour, you will be transferred from Amphawa to Bangkok at 7:30 PM.
  • Arrive in Bangkok by 9:00 PM and be dropped at the Khao San Road area.

Basic Details

Start Point
Bangkok Hotel/Residence
Finish Point
Bangkok Hotel/Residence
Start time
1:00 pm
Category
Tours & SightseeingFamily-friendly
Trip Code
O998A3150

Inclusions

  • Roundtrip transfers to and fro your hotel in Khao San Road.
  • Activities and experiences mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Boat ride in the Amphawa Floating Market.
  • Service of an English speaking guide.

Exclusions

  • Any expenses of personal nature.
  • Anything not specified in the inclusions.
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Important Information

  • Please do not take any unnecessary belongings or high valuables during the trip as the hosts will not take any responsibility for loss and damages.
  • Children below 3 years can join the trip for free, no extra meals and seats will be allotted to them.
  • This is a group tour.

Things to carry:

  • Sunglasses.
  • Towels.
  • Camera Waterproof.
  • Sun Screen.

Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund if cancelled before* 7 days
  • 50% refund if cancelled before 3 days
  • No refund after that

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Meet-up Information/Reporting Point

  • The driver will pick you up directly from your hotel in Khao San Road. Please enter the full pick up address at the checkout page.
  • The contact person details and phone number are shared in booking voucher sent to you via email after booking.
  • The driver and cab details are share 2 to 4 hours prior to the tour starting time.
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