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Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Tour. Offering tours to see the local lifestyles of the Thai people, visit The Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. The Maeklong Railway Market, the railway became famous for its route through the market, nicknamed Talat Rom Hup meaning the “umbrella pulldown market”. It is one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand and is centered on the Maeklong Railway’s track. Whenever a train approaches, the awnings and shop fronts are moved back from the rails, to be replaced once the train has passed. Damnoen Saduak Floating Market consists of a maze of narrow canals. Female traders, often wearing traditional Mo Hom apparel with wide-brimmed straw hats (Ngob) use sampans to sell their wares, often produce.
Meet a small group of people at the meeting point in downtown Bangkok by 06:30 AM and board an air-conditioned van and drive about 45 minutes to Ban Na Kwang train station to take a local train to Maeklong Railway Market. Wonder at the intricacies of this market workings and people. This market is nicknamed Talat Rom Hup in Thai which means the “umbrella pulldown market”. It is one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand and is centered on the Maeklong Railway’s track. Whenever a train approaches, the awnings and shop fronts are moved back from the rails, to be replaced once the train has passed.
After exploring the Railway Market, you will continue to visit Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. When you arrive at the market, see the amazing array of vendors in their boats, selling fresh products, from fruits and vegetables to prepared dishes. Explore the floating market at your leisure for about an hour and take time to try some authentic Thai foods, such as Pad Thai, Mango Sticky Rice, Boat Noodles or Coconut Ice Cream sold along the canal. Meet up with your guide to head back to the meeting point in Bangkok, where you will arrive around 01:30pm – 02:00pm. See More Bangkok Tour.
*The tour program is subject to change due to the weather & sea conditions*
**Please be patient in cases of unforeseen delays along with the pick up route**
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