Floating Markets Tour, Thailand

The Floating markets in Thailand is one of the biggest attractions and most of them are only drifting on the Thai waters on weekends. The slender canals are seen with boats jolting among each other still being careful not to get overturn as they could be said overloaded with all kinds of fruits, groceries and other eatable products. The friendly vendors talk among themselves in Thai while the few others make delicious food products with the help of small stove and cooking utensils. The preparation of sea food such as crab, lobsters and many other such Thai dishes are prepared which people eat and enjoy. The floating markets are not only found in few countries of Asia such as Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia but recently Kolkata has also got a floating market although Thailand made it's name in floating market.

Such markets are called a tourist traps as they are known for their alluring foods and souvenirs and the lifeline of Thailand which is "The Chao Phraya River" which meanders through Bangkok is found to be having the floating markets in Thailand making more lively and fruitful. The waterways are certainly a part and parcel of Thailand and the base for the floating market was found when Thailand was not developed in it's initial days and the city was a jungle while the vendors and sellers use to traverse through the boats carrying their goods. Once the city such as Bangkok got developed still they carried with the tradition of floating markets and sooner the concept become popular which become a major tourist attractions.

The goods through these markets could be seen getting sold both internationally and regionally on these waterways and as many floating markets in Bangkok but the few prominent one's could be seen as Damnoen Saduak Floating market. The other one's are Bang Kachao and Amphawa Floating Market which is visited by many people who love to visit Thailand. The floating markets in Thailand can also be a part of your itinerary by booking a tour. The itineraries include transfer and accommodation along with enjoying the ride over a boat at the floating market. There are various tour operators which take the tour visit and the itineraries include transfer to and from the accommodation site. The long-tail boat rides down to canals and the winding canals pass through remote villages and lush green plantations.

The Bang Kachao which is often called as Bangkok's green lung is also six miles away from downtown Bangkok and is shaded all over by papaya groves along with coconut trees. The Talad Nam Peung Floating market is for the people who are aware about the significant places of Thailand and visit this floating markets in Thailand. The Damnoen Saduak Floating market is known for it's organic produce along with delicious market food and is better known as honey market. The Amphawa floating market is Bangkok's second most popular floating market and is located 50 Kilometers outside of city and is visited by local Thai people who look for authentic seafood and the wooden boats traversing through it are filled with shellfish and squid helping people to enjoy the floating market and the best time to visit is before lunchtime.

 

Floating Market Name: Pattaya Floating Market

Address: Moo 12 451/304 Sukhumvit Rd, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand

Location: Pattaya

Open Hours: 9.00 am to 8.00 pm : Monday to Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market

Address: 30/1 Village No. 15 Bang Ramat Rd, Bang Ramat, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170, Thailand

Location: Bangkok

Open Hours: 7.00 am to 5.00 pm : Saturday and Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Address: Damnoen Saduak, Damnoen Saduak District, Ratchaburi 70130, Thailand

Location: Ratchaburi

Open Hours: 7.00 am to 5.00 pm : Monday To Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Muang Boran (Ancient City)

Address: Moo 7 296/1 Sukhumvit Rd, Bang Pu Mai, Mueang Samut Prakan District, Samut Prakan 10280, Thailand

Location: Mueang Samut Prakan

Open Hours: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm : Monday To Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Bang Namphueng Floating Market @Bangkachaoland

Address: Bang Nam Phueng Subdistrict, Bang Nam Phueng, Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan 10130, Thailand

Location: Phra Pradaeng

Open Hours: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm : Saturday And Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Amphawa Floating Market

Address: Amphawa, Amphawa District, Samut Songkhram 75110, Thailand

Location: Amphawa

Open Hours: 11.00 am to 9:30 pm : Friday, Saturday And Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Tha Kha Floating Market

Address: Tha Kha, Amphawa District, Samut Songkhram 75110, Thailand

Location: Amphawa

Open Hours: 11.00 am to 9:30 pm : Saturday And Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Ayothaya Floating Market

Address: Phai Ling Sub-district, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, 13000, Thailand

Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Open Hours: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm : Monday To Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Pattaya Floating Market

Address: Moo 12 451/304 Sukhumvit Rd, Pattaya City, Bang Lamung District, Chon Buri 20150, Thailand

Location: Pattaya

Open Hours: 9.00 am to 8.00 pm : Monday to Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market

Address: 30/1 Village No. 15 Bang Ramat Rd, Bang Ramat, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170, Thailand

Location: Bangkok

Open Hours: 7.00 am to 5.00 pm : Saturday and Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Address: Damnoen Saduak, Damnoen Saduak District, Ratchaburi 70130, Thailand

Location: Ratchaburi

Open Hours: 7.00 am to 5.00 pm : Monday To Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Muang Boran (Ancient City)

Address: Moo 7 296/1 Sukhumvit Rd, Bang Pu Mai, Mueang Samut Prakan District, Samut Prakan 10280, Thailand

Location: Mueang Samut Prakan

Open Hours: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm : Monday To Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Bang Namphueng Floating Market @Bangkachaoland

Address: Bang Nam Phueng Subdistrict, Bang Nam Phueng, Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan 10130, Thailand

Location: Phra Pradaeng

Open Hours: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm : Saturday And Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Bang Noi Floating Market

Address: Kradangnga, Bang Khonthi District, Samut Songkhram 75120, Thailand

Location: Samut Songkhram

 

Floating Market Name: Amphawa Floating Market

Address: Amphawa, Amphawa District, Samut Songkhram 75110, Thailand

Location: Amphawa

Open Hours: 11.00 am to 9:30 pm : Friday, Saturday And Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Tha Kha Floating Market

Address: Tha Kha, Amphawa District, Samut Songkhram 75110, Thailand

Location: Amphawa

Open Hours: 11.00 am to 9:30 pm : Saturday And Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Ayothaya Floating Market

Address: Phai Ling Sub-district, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya District, 13000, Thailand

Location: Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya

Open Hours: 9.00 am to 6.00 pm : Monday To Sunday

 

Floating Market Name: Taling Chan floating market

Location: Taling Chan, Bangkok

 

Floating Market Name: Klong Sa Bua floating market

Location: Ayothaya

 

Floating Market Name: Bang Nok Kwaek Floating Market

Location: Samut Songkhram