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  • Location:Bangkok, Thailand
  • Duration:6 hours (approx.)

Floating Markets of Damnoen Saduak Cruise Day Trip from Bangkok

Go beyond city limits and experience the beauty of Thai culture as you explore thaw waterways just beyond Bangkok. This 6-hour floating markets of Damnoen Saduak cruis day trip includes a long-tailed speedboat trip with an informative local guide who will unpack the secrets of this foreign place. Learn about the ancient canals that were built by King Rama IV back in the 19th century and cruise past vendors selling freshly picked produce, handmade sweets and interesting souvenirs. You’ll gain a deeper understanding of life beyond the capital on this unique day trip.


  • 6-hour day trip to the Damnoen Saduak floating markets from Bangkok
  • Take an exhilarating ride in a traditional Thai long-tailed speedboat
  • Discover ancient canal ways built by King Rama IV in the 19th-century
  • Explore the famous floating markets of Damneoen Saduak with your guide
  • Marvel at the varied produce for sale at the markets and perhaps make a purchase or two
  • Tour includes round-trip travel by air-conditioned coach from your Bangkok hotel

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What You Can Expect

Floating Markets of Damnoen Saduak Cruise Day Trip from Bangkok

Explore the floating markets of Damnoen Saduak on your day trip from Bangkok

Meet your professional driver and local guide at your Bangkok hotel and travel in air-conditioned comfort to the Damnoen Saduak floating markets. Just 2-hours southwest of the capital, these famous markets showcase some of the best of local life and rest along the waterway built by King Rama IV in the 19th century. Your guide will explain how this top attraction promotes trade outside Bangkok city limits and share stories about Thai cultures and traditions as you explore together.

Once you arrive at Damnoen Saduak, you’ll transfer to a long-tailed speedboat for a thrilling tide through stilt-houses and picturesque marshes as you journey towards the markets. Your guide will share a bit of information and answer any questions along the way.

Comb through stalls of freshly picked produce, handmade sweets and colorful souvenirs and of course, take plenty of photos! Witness local traders going about their daily routines and purchase items to take home (at own expense). Opt to take a trip on a local boat (additional cost) through a network of canoes for an even closer look at these unique markets. 

Once you’ve finished at the markets, cruise back to your air-conditioned coach and travel back to your Bangkok hotel to relax after a truly memorable day in rural Thailand. 

Customer Reviews

Jenny A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

GREAT tour and great guide.

Mrs Duffy D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

excellent guide with humour to match his knowledge.Good day

Jeanne S. M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Great experience which felt rather authentic despite all the tourists and souvenirs being sold.

Juliano G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Perfect. Great day trip.

John M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

We did a half day tour which was great the guide was very informative and good fun holding a quiz on the way back and giving out prizes well worth the visit

Bryan W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Great tour. Leaves very early in morning, but well-worth it. Market is unique experience unlike anything else I and #39;ve seen or done before. Great shopping and food. Bus and market had restroom which was a plus. Highly recommend! Don and #39;t leave Bangkok without taking this tour!

Daniel U

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Wish we could have stayed at the market longer! Had a blast riding the long-tail boat then hiring our own small boat to go through the market.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Despite people complaining that the floating market is not authentic enough, I found this to be an overall lovely tour. We had a quick stop at the coconut plantation nearby first, and then a sweet ride on a small wooden boat up the river to the market, where we had ample time to walk around and explore. Our guide Mrs. Pearl was very efficient, knowledgeable, and good company. Generally, I had a great time and would recommend this tour.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This is a must do' on your trip to Bangkok, Thailand. The floating market is an experience. I highly recommend taking a the James Bond boat into the market then take the manual paddle boat, to go through the actual market. Two things that I highly recommend you try, the coconut ice cream and the sticky rice and manago. It was delicious!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Very interesting, definitely worth your time!

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