Real exotic Thailand! Damnoen Saduak Floating market & Maeklong Railway market tour. (From Hua Hin area. Duration about 8 hours):
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market – is a world-famous floating market and the bustling scene is a timeless snapshot of the exotic Thailand. Its located in the Damnoen Saduak District, located about 130 kilometres (62 mi) north of Hua Hin.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market consists of a maze of narrow khlongs (canals), and can be navigated by boat. Female traders, often wearing traditional mo hom apparel (blue farmers’ shirts) with wide-brimmed straw hats (ngob) use sampans (small wooden boats) to sell their wares, often produce that comes directly from farms.These boats are often full of vegetables and colorful fruits that are photogenic, and these images are used for tourism promotion.
Take an unforgettable boat tour on a peaceful canal that weaves through Thailand’s picturesque countryside. Experience the lifestyle of locals who live and work on these interconnected waterways, and take in the daily bustle at Damnoen Saduak, popular floating market selling colorful handicrafts and fresh produce.
Maeklong Railway Market
The railway became famous for its route through the Maeklong Railway Market, nicknamed the “umbrella pulldown market”.It is one of the largest fresh seafood markets in Thailand, and is centred on the Maeklong Railway’s track.Whenever a train approaches, the awnings and shop fronts are moved back from the rails, to be replaced once the train has passed. Vendors must pull back their awnings and wares every time a train goes past -six times a day-at surprisingly high speeds. Experience some delicious street food or enjoy a Thai iced coffee.
Wat Bang Kung
Amazing temple (more than 300 years) which was built in the Ayutthaya period. It is covered with roots of four plants are Pho (Bodhi), Sai (Banyan), Krai, and Krang. These roots help the hall to stay stable. It is also called Bot Prok Pho.
Toyota Camry (sedan, 4 passengers max) — 4,500 THB;
Toyota Innova (compact MPV, 6 passengers max) — 5,000 THB;
Toyota Fortuner (SUV, 6 passengers max) — 5,000 THB;
Toyota Commuter (minibus, 10 passengers max) — 6,000 THB.