Tha Ka and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Half Day Tour
TOUR CODE : CTR101


Ratchaburi, an outstanding city of plenty of tourist attractions with unique environment. Canals are still the main mean of transportation for the people of Ratchaburi. The famous Floating Market was naturally formed and expanded from a simply exchanging center of self-grown and self-made products especially all kinds of Thai fruits.


Damnoensaduak Floating Market or Klong Lad Plee Floating Market the largest floating market in Thailand has been famous for the long period of time, Floating because all the traders are in small boats. There are as many as 300 of these boats with the vendors in characteristic straw hats coming and going on any one day to sell their produce, mainly foodstuffs, from the surrounding farms and orchards and household items. You could still see the ancient way of trading the local have been making their living along the Klong (A Thai word for Canal).  A huge collection of traditional handicrafts and agricultural products are there for you

Tha Ka Floating Market, this unspoiled floating market is in Samut Songkarm province where you meet boat vendors during the period of the waxing and waning moon (following the lunar calendar) to experience the atmosphere of a real traditional floating market where buying and selling is done from boats.

 
 Tour Schedule
At 07.00 am, our tour guide in purple and navy blue uniform will meet and greet at the hotel lobby.  Depart hotel to visit Tha Ka and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market.  On the way will be passing the largest source of salt production in Thailand along the roadside of the highway. The first visit at a long time well-known amazing Mae-Klong Fresh Market (Shrinking Umbrella Market) which sets along sides of the railroad. There are train passing through about 8 times a day, when a train is coming those vendors will close their awnings to make room for the train.


The next visit at  Gardener's House, see how the sugar is being made right from the coconut sap. Private Long-Tailed Boat, will be arranged from Tha Ka Floating Market, 10 km beyond Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, this unspoiled floating market is in Samut Songkarm province where you meet boat vendors during the period of the waxing and waning moon (following the lunar calendar) to experience the atmosphere of a real traditional floating market where buying and selling is done from boats and continue ride for 1 hour to the main part market of Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, see a fascinating Thai way of life from the ancient time that is still widely practiced in this area. Taste various kinds of exotic Thai fruits and choices of Thai handicrafts are available at the spot. Return to Bangkok and transfer to hotel



Tour Rate:
1 Person:  Baht  7,875 
2 Persons: Baht 3,990 each

3-4 Persons: Baht 3,675 each
5-12 Persons: Baht 2,980 each

The rate mentioned is based on English speaking tour guide, others language will be at the surcharge of Baht 2,500 per tour.

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Tour Includes:
- Welcome Garland
- Natural Mineral Water and Cold Towel
- Private Car
- Transportation
- Travel Insurance Certificate
- Reliable First Class Services
- Exclusive Professional Tour Guide
- Admission Fees

Tour Excludes
- Alcoholic Drinks and Meals (Lunch)
- Extra Transportation