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Floating Markets Amphawa & Thaka: Private Weekend Tour

Product ID: 147099
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Visit the local markets of Thailand on a day trip from Bangkok and experience an authentic way of life. Pass orchards and wooden houses to visit the floating markets of Amphawa and Tha Kha and the market where a train passes through 8 times a day.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Thai, English

Pick-up service

Pick-up from your hotel or accommodation in Bangkok.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Watch the locals buy and sell food from their farms at Amphawa floating market
  • Ride a train through the famous village with a market held on the rail tracks
  • Navigate the canals of Tha Kha village by wooden rowing boat
  • Sample local produce and but handmade souvenirs
Full description
Experience a more authentic way of life in Thailand and escape the tourist crowds with a visit to the floating market of Tha Kha. Admire the traditional homes and watch the locals buy and sell fresh fruits and vegetables from their wooden boats.

Navigate the canals lined with coconut and cork trees by traditional wooden rowing boat. Discover how homemade palm sugar is produced and visit a local temple with an 18th-century chapel covered by tree roots. Continue to Amphawa floating market to taste the local food and shop for handmade souvenirs. Take photos of the boats where fresh seafood is cooked and sold.            

Then, visit the famous village with a market on the tracks of a working railway line. Climb aboard the train to experience what the locals do every time a train passes through the market, 8 times every day.
Includes
  • Roundtrip private Bangkok hotel transfer
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Train ride through the market
  • English-speaking guide
  • Boat ride
  • Entrance fee
  • Tax and insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
Know before you go
• Changes to the itinerary or time given may sometimes be necessary, depending on the traffic conditions and any unforeseen circumstances
• Please dress appropriately and wear clothes that cover the knees
• This tour only operates at the weekend

From £234.36 Per group up to 3

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Product ID: 147099