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Private Tour: Floating Markets of Damnoen Saduak Cruise Day Trip from Bangkok

By: Tour East
Highlights
  • Watch local vendors selling fresh vegetables and more from long canoes
  • Practice your bargaining skills and purchase items at the floating market
  • Travel by private car and boat to the floating market
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Private Tour: Floating Markets of Damnoen Saduak Cruise Day Trip from Bangkok
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Private Tour: Floating Markets of Damnoen Saduak Cruise Day Trip from Bangkok
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Overview
Explore the floating markets of Damnoen Saduak with your own private guide to experience a traditional market where business is conducted on the water. Travel by car from Bangkok with your guide to the riverside and then transfer to a longtail speedboat that takes you to the floating market. Once there, choose the option to book a local boat (own expense) that takes you into the bustle of vendor boats.
What to Expect
Start early with morning pickup from centrally located Bangkok hotels by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

Travel with your private guide southwest for about 64 miles (103 kilometers), passing through the rural countryside on your way to the waterways that lead to Damnoen Saduak floating market.

Transfer to a longtail speedboat for a ride through marshes lined with traditional houses on stilts. Listen to your guide’s commentary about the traditions and history of the region along the way.

Upon arrival at the market, you can walk around on the banks to observe the action, or get a closer look by hiring a local boat (additional expense) to take you through the throngs of vendor canoes. See narrow boats that are piled with fresh produce, household goods, and tourist souvenirs.

Your tour ends with return transport to Bangkok.
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile
Was ok

We did a half day morning tour to Damneon Saduak floating market. It was an early start with a 6:20 am pick up. We were transferred to a big bus by taxi. The bus had plenty empty seats so we were comfortable. It is a...More

3  Thank Lester M
Christopher C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Dear Lester, Thank you for your kind words of Tour East and of your tour guide. Totally understand that each person has his or her own tastes and I do regret that you did not feel the Damnern Saduak Floating Market was to your liking...More

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile
Floating market must see but overrated

Visited the Floating Markets as it’s a must do activity in Bangkok. The tour guide was initially helpful and had information. However, there is a stop at an orchid farm which is more of a ploy to get tourist money than anything. Yes the long...More

1  Thank Mary B
Christopher C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Sorry that you did not completely see the Damern Saduak floating market. Although it has been in operation for many, many years and is still a ‘genuine’ market, it is very much a place to give the visitor a feeling, or an insight, into the...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Not to miss when in Thailand!

This was so much better than I had expected. Enjoyed every minute. Eating , shopping and sight seeing all in 2 hours! All 5 of us really enjoyed it!

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 15 March 2018
Overcrowded tourist spot

The concept of floating market is a novelty worth seeing. However it seems to have degenerated into selling of mass produced goods at a higher price than the city markets like Chatuchak. Authorities have tried to keep some originality by plying their boats with fruits,...More

1  Thank delhibird
Reviewed 5 March 2018
Great

This is a great trip our guide was brilliant as well as the market we where taken down the back canals to show us how the people live the market is absolutely brilliant a must see. Our rep was Pim very knowledgable we ask for...More

1  Thank John T
Nick C, Manager at Tour East, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2018

Dear John, I am just would like to acknowledge your TripAdvisor review and thanks for taking the time and choosing Tour East for your one stop experience, Regards, Nick Critelli Business Development Manager

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Response from Vony18 | Reviewed this property |
It is a long way and I am sure you will have enough time with tour as not so much to see . Enjoy.
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