Things You Can Do Here
- Hop onto a long-tail boat and glide down Saduak’s river to shop for exotic fruits, flowers, food and vegetables.
- Shop till you drop at the Chatuchak Bangkok market (the world’s largest weekend market) — with a mind-blowing collections of merchandise in more than 15,000 booths.
- Enjoy great savings, shoot amazing pictures and immerse yourself in unique Thai experience in just a weekend trip outskirt of Bangkok.
- Get on this tour at the convenience of return transfer to your hotel lobby.
- Want a cheaper Saduak market tour? Try this shared Saduak floating tour instead.
- Have a question about the Saduak + Chatuchak market tour? Check the tour info below.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
- The Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, 95 km away from Bangkok is one of the oldest and iconic floating market in Thailand.
- It is considered the most important floating market in Bangkok, although it is often criticized for losing its authenticity as it is catering more towards the overseas rather than the local market.
- The 32-kilometre long Damnoen Saduak Canal was constructed in in 1868 to connect the Mae Klong and Tha Chin rivers.
- The market is busiest in the morning, and is open until noon.
- The floating market actually comprises of three smaller markets – Ton Khem, Hia Kui, and Khun Phitak,
- Damnoen Saduak is especially noted for its fresh fruits from surrounding orchards.
Chatuchak Weekend Market
- The world’s largest weekend market is 27 acres big and divided into 27 sections.
- It has over 15,000 booths selling all sorts of wares you could think of – from amulets and antiques to Thai hill tribe wares.
- Although the weekend market is for all merchandise, the market is opened on Friday for wholesale and Wed to Thursday for flowers and plants.
- The market is also sadly, a center for illegal trade of birds, tortoises and other endangered / protected wildlife.
From Bangkok City Center