Floating and Railway Market, Coconut and Salt Farm Tour from Bangkok

Duration
7 hours
Language
English
Our tour will bring you to enjoy many eye-opening experiences. In Damnoen Saduak, you will enjoy a fun boat rideб explore the legendary floating market, visit a local coconut sugar and salt farm, and ride an unseen-Thailand train to the "risky" market.

Highlights:

  • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

  • Coconut Sugar Farm

  • Samut Sakhon

  • Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub)

  • MBK Center

Includes

  • Hotel pick-up 

  • Professional guide

  • Transportation

  • Motor Boat Ride in the Floating Market

  • Mini workshop at Coconut Sugar Farm and Salt Field

  • Travel Accident Insurance (Max 1,000,000 THB per person)

Please note: Minimum 2 people. The price for a child (age 2-11) is THB 1250. Inquire price for solo traveler or a group of more than 2 people. 

Our tour will bring you to enjoy many eye-opening experiences. In Damnoen Saduak, you will enjoy a fun boat ride, explore the legendary floating market, visit a local coconut sugar farm, and see how salt farmers produce sea salt for cooking and skincare. In the “risky” market, we will provide you an insightful walking tour and watch the “Unseen-Thailand” chaotic moments when the seller detracts their stalls as the train approaches.

Itinerary:

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
The Floating Market of Damnoen Saduak is one of the most attractive floating markets in Thailand. Worldwide tourists come here to experience this 38 kilometers, man-made canal initiated by the visionary King Rama IV 150 years ago. This canal was used as “road” when there was no road in Thailand. This floating market is currently the center of fruits and vegetable trading. At this floating market, you can try a number of delicious Thai fruits and foods such as sweet mango on sticky rice, freshly-made coconut icecream, and Thai-style boat noodle. A motor boat ride is already included in your tour.

Coconut Sugar Farm
You will observe how Thai farmers produce coconut nectar and palm sugar loaf. You will see a demonstration of coconut flower cutting, pouring the nectar into a bamboo container, putting preservation woods in the container, boiling up and pasteurizing the coconut nectar into the drinkable one. You will try squeezing coconut milk from coconut shell using a traditional Thai “rabbit-teeth” wooden machine.

Samut Sakhon
The whitish salt field, not a rice field, of course. This sea salt is produced by Thai local wisdom. The salt farmer will rotate the sea water in different levels matching the strength of wind and sunlight. The rotation will continue until the salt becomes a “salt mountain” which are ready for cooking, skincare, and agriculture. Our guide will lead you to rub the salt to your hand and take amazing photos!

Maeklong Railway Market (Talad Rom Hub)
The railway market in Mae Klong District is humorously called as the “life-risking” market! It is well known as one of the “Amazing-Thailand” for its chaotic moments. In normal time, seller stalls are typically attached to the railways. However, when the bell of the arriving train rings, the big turmoil will happen! Vendors will rush to detract their stalls and clear away all goods that obstructs the running train at a great speed. Once the train passes, all vendors will expand their stalls and resume selling again. Private Tour Only: You will ride a local train toward the Mae Klong station for about 30 minutes. Instead of standing on the sides of railway, you will be on the train seeing people doing selfies and recording videos. You will be waving your hands to worldwide tourists! The train ride is included for our private tour customers only (optional purchase for join tour customers).

MBK Center
MBK center is a must-visit shopping mall for foreign tourist. You could purchase many popular Thailand items in this huge shopping mall. If you are our join tour guests, we will drop you here after the tour. 
Theeradej
With GetExperience since 2022
Meeting point
Bangkok, Thailand
Important to know
Free cancellation
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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