Thailand’s Risky Market is a must to visit attraction for sightseeing in Bangkok. Experience a surge of adrenaline and excitement as a train rolls through a busy everyday market in the Risky Market and Amphawa Floating Market tour, places to visit in Thailand near Bangkok. Watch in awe as shopkeepers scatter to pull in the trays and tables of their wares out of the train’s way. Visit Amphawa Floating market as well, where hundreds of paddle-boats selling traditional Thai Food can be seen by the river and join in the experience of this unique tour in Bangkok to fill your empty bellies on a small boat.
Risky Market and Amphawa Floating Market Itinerary (Available: Friday Saturday Sunday)
10.30 am: Pick up from various hotels in Bangkok downtown
12.30 pm: Depart from Bangkok for Risky Market and Amphawa Floating Market at Samut Songkram province
14.30 pm: Arrive the Risky Market, the Maeklong Risky Market, Talad Rom Hub, Train Umbrella Market, the Folding Umbrella Market or the Railway Market, a must-see attraction in Thailand. You will see a train at Risky Market pushing through a busy market sitting on the railway and watch as the exotic shopkeeper pull their table of various products such as vegetable and meat out of the way when the train is coming. It is a unique and exotic experience in Thailand near Bangkok.
15.30 pm: Drive to Amphawa floating market, where you will see hundreds of paddle boat selling Thai Traditional food by the river.
18.30 pm: When night fall you will get the motor boat and cruise along the canal as you see the villages spend their daily life by the river and if you are lucky you will get to see fireflies light up the night like stars in cloudless sky.
19.00 pm: Depart for Bangkok
20.45 pm: Return to hotels in Bangkok
Included: Admission fee as mention in program / Round trip transfer in Bangkok by van
Exclude: Personal expenses
- Transfer Service Pick up from Bangkok Central area, area outside will subject to an extra charge. Please inform your pick up information while you doing the booking process. We will inform your pick up by email.
- Available: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Amphawa Floating Market Bangkok is one of Thailand’s floating markets that is popular among foreign tourists. This Amphawa floating market is the top of Samut Songkhram’s traveler attractions especially for family trip. Because it's not far from Bangkok (or Krung Thep in Thai Language), each Fri – Sunday the weekend market are packed by the tourists travel to get pleasure from Bangkok canal tour and having delicious food.
Amphawa is the floating market near Bangkok. You will see paddle boats selling Thai traditional food by the river. When night fall you will get the motor boat and cruise along the canal as you see the villagers spend their daily life by the river and if you are lucky enough you will get to see Fireflies Bugs light up the night like star in cloudless sky.
The atmosphere of Amphawa floating market is cozy market and nice to visit on the afternoon targeted towards tourists. There are various small cute restaurants, exotic cafés, lovely shops along the riverside at Amphawa floating market. We suggest tourists to try various street Food tour including cheap Seafood, desserts especially coconut ice cream, drinking fresh coconuts and shopping for their handmade product and relaxing walk around along the river. The seafood at Amphawa floating market is freshly grilled and prepared on small boats lining the river and served on the deck along the river. Restrooms are available and easy to find. You can take this opportunity to shop not expensive in the attached souvenir stalls. If you find some shops selling pricey products, you can bargain to get the best deals.
There are lots of cute and pretty stuff to buy at Amphawa floating market such as souvenir t-shirts, trinkets, woven bags, other kinds of bags. In the evening, you will join the "Firefly tour", highlight of Amphawa floating market which also take a short ride of boat tour on the canal (or klong in Thai language), with a little imagination you can understand how they lived by the klongs (canal).
This Amphawa floating market trip is ideal for the boat ride around the market and lots of photo opportunities. There are various colorful place and culture. It is a great location for photography. If you have never seen Thailand floating market, this is one of a life time experience and it’s easy to go from Bangkok. We recommend join tour for this trip or have a guide tour to get the inside knowledge provided and be efficiently timed the arrival at each location outside.
Amphawa floating market hours 2020: 10:00 AM - 9:30 PM on Saturday and Sunday. If you plan to arrange your private tour, Amphawa floating market is not fully open in the morning. You can walk around or take the boat ride around the canal at Amphawa floating market. Amphawa floating market tour is great afternoon activity, the sunset was beautiful here and it’s not too far from Bangkok.
Maeklong Market, Thailand’s the most dangerous wet market, is a unique, 'must-see attraction' that ought to get on every visitor's itinerary. Maeklong Railway Market is a traditional Thai market selling fresh vegetables, food and fruit. It is called 'Risky Market' because there’s a train track that runs directly through the center of the market. What makes the market special is that it occupies a part of a train line. a couple of times each day, there’s a train running directly through the market. a couple of minutes before the train comes, vendors lower their umbrellas and move a number of their produce far away from the train tracks. Literally within seconds of the train passing through the market vendors need to pull their goods, and themselves, out of the way. Some are left on the bottom, with the train passing right over them. Amazingly, nothing gets damaged or broken, and when train passes, the vendors move their goods back onto the tracks and continue as normal (until next train arrives). The precision timings and movements of everyone involved are fascinating to witness. Travelling the Risky Market, its' a unique and exotic experience. Don’t miss to take photo and video at the Maeklong, the Risky Market or the Railway Market on your one of a lifetime hashtags.
The Maeklong, the Risky Market, Talad Rom Hub, train Umbrella Market, the folding umbrella market or the Railway Market, in Samut Songkhram Province an hour southwest of Bangkok, is a travel attraction with a unique, funny and somewhat bewildering twist. The market spreads over a train track. Tourists head here to peek at these mad few minutes when the train approaches, and the awnings and shop fronts are moved back from the track and are then replaced once the train has passed.
The Maeklong, the Risky Market's Video
Amphawa Floating Market Map
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