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Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoensaduak Floating Market with Small Group provided by Bigcountry Vacation

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
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  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Visit two of Bangkok's most unusual markets safely and easily on this small-group shopping trip. See the “disappearing” Maeklong Railway Market on a working train track, and buy fresh produce from a Thai long-tail boat at the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Learn about marketing etiquette and traditions from a guide so you can shop with confidence.
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You'll start at
Bangkok Excursion Center by Bigcountry Vacation ศูนย์การท่องเที่ยวกรุงเทพ
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  • Pass by Bigcountry Vacation
  • 1
    Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub)
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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Bangkok Excursion Center by Bigcountry Vacation ศูนย์การท่องเที่ยวกรุงเทพ
550 Si Phraya Rd, Khwaeng Si Phraya, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand10 min walk from MRT Hualamphong exit 1
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Highlights
  • Reach two famous Bangkok markets without the hassle of public transit
  • Learn how to shop like a local with the help of a guide
  • Watch as a train cuts through the Maeklong Railway Market
  • Cruise among the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in a boat
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Departure Point
Bangkok Excursion Center by Bigcountry Vacation ศูนย์การท่องเที่ยวกรุงเทพ, 550 Si Phraya Rd, Khwaeng Si Phraya, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Round trip transportation
  • Train ride
  • Long tail speeding boat
  • English speaking guide
  • Entry/Admission - Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub)
  • Entry/Admission - Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Exclusions
  • Lunch
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Christine and Paul wrote a review Jul. 2020
Mandalay, Myanmar77 contributions40 helpful votes
Today started out very early. We met at the office and left on time. Oh, Nong, and Sam were terrific tour guides. It was nice to leave so early because traffic was minimal. Was good fun waiting for the train to arrive and also riding it to the market. You have to see the
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Date of experience: July 2020
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puffycheeks1 wrote a review May 2020
Long Beach, California16 contributions
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Really wanted to see the train market and boat Market so this tour was perfect! Free pickup from your hotel. Guide was very informative throughout. Also had water and snacks for us multiple times throughout the day. There was traffic heading to and from but van was
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Date of experience: June 2019
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cleeamon wrote a review Apr. 2020
Phoenix, Arizona221 contributions26 helpful votes
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What a great way to see the local market. You are so close to the moving train when it comes through that many of the locals push you out of the way. Lots of local produce/seafood/spices/herbs/etc. Go in the morning so it’s not too overcrowded.
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anne2264 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Swansea south wales41 contributions27 helpful votes
This was an excellent trip and our guide sarah was the best.We were collected from our hotel and then proceeded through the country side where we had points of interest shown on the way . The trip included a train journey and visit to the train market before heading to the
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Libby in Cincinnati wrote a review Mar. 2020
Cincinnati, Ohio948 contributions246 helpful votes
We visited this train market in the morning and were lucky enough to have a seat and a coffee to watch by the side of the tracks. The siren sounds and all the people scurry to get their goods out of the way of the train before it passes through. Tourists come to see this unique
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Date of experience: February 2020
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68rachelj
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Avoid this location
3 stars are for Dui, who was really knowledgeable and great with photo-taking. Personally though, I was disappointe
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6CarlS89
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Great day
Sara was amazing from start to finish, buying us fruit in the market and telling us all about the local culture. He
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AmandaPlumb
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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market with Sarah
Loved loved loved Sarah! She was an amazing tour guide! So sweet and informative! We all agreed we'd follow Sarah t
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chloe_rix
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Fantastic Tour and Guide
We went to the Floating Market today and stopped on the way at a family business to learn about how they make sugar
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Freedom45419190837
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Great value tour of Ayutthaya temples
Booked this tour through Tripadvisor. We chose the tour because it visited more temples in Ayutthaya than most of t
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Dean D
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Must do tour!!
Great information from our tour guide Sara!! Very friendly which made the experience even better! Lots of great f
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ajaychak
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One great way to visit the past
If visiting Ayutthaya is in your to do list, I would suggest you to use this way. A little pricey but the guide Sir
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Playaman2012
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Amazing experience at an amazing price
Picked up on time and headed out for a 1 1/2 hour van ride to catch the train. We made a quick stop for breakfast a
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travelgirl12886
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Private Tour: Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoensaduak Floating Market
We went on a private tour of Maeklong Railway Market and Damnoensaduak Floating Market with Sara. It was a fantast
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anahq7
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Amazing day and food with Sara!
The floating market was a great way to close off my trip in Bangkok. The railway and boat experience is one you can
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GtBaby1
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Great tour and tour guide
Sara was my tour guide and not only was she very knowledgeable but she is a sweet person who contributed to the ove
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katesA790BX
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This tour stands out from the rest!
If you go to ayutthaya interested in the history of Thailand and truly understanding the ancient culture, a tour li
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Dcuky
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Siri was amazing
Hubby and I booked this tour through GetYourGuide and were joined by another 7 adults in the minivan from 7.20am to
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297pur
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Do not go to Floating Market at Damnang Sadeok
Cheating service by this group of boat agent, we booked 3 hours and they just offer 2 hours service and said our bo
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susansG778WK
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Ayutthaya Floating market, Historical City 5 Temples and Boat ride on Rivers to last Burmese Temple
Yishim and driver Boy were more than excellent. Yo should be a history professor for young bright college minds. Li
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