Experience the Pure Thai Culture in Urban Thailand
Thailand, a country known as a tourist destination is like a jewel in the crown of Asia with its sightseeing spots and frenzy off-beat activities. The country has a rich and exclusive Thai culture that quintessentially represents the Thai identity. Its historical sites speak about the evolution of the people and land of Thailand.
It is developed enough to provide all the luxuries of life and enriched with natural beauties to take you to the next world. Its crystal blue beaches, dense forests, picturesque islands, mouth-watering food, adventurous expeditions and fun activities make it best the best tourist hub.
With so much to do, Thailand is a place where you have got so much to do and so much to plan once you reach the islands of heaven. Island hopping tours Thailand, full moon parties, beach hangouts, and backpacking. International campsites are few of the ordinary tourist activities that every visitor does there. But have you heard of the infamous “floating markets in Bangkok”?
A Brief History of Floating Markets:
As the name suggests, these markets are set up near water bodies where vendors sell goods on a boat. There is some floating markets in Bangkok, but Damanoen Saduak is the most popular one for its tourist-friendly vendors. It is a two hour trip from Bangkok to reach the canal water floating markets in Damanoen Saduak which was first set up way back in 19th century by King Rama IV. The main idea for these floating markets was to expand trade outside the capital of Thailand and bring more business to the homeland. But today it has become a tourist attraction with its wide array of goods available at a very reasonable price.
More than a marketplace, Damanoen Saduak floating market has become a community gathering place where you can enjoy a nice chit-chat and gossips of the main city. To add spice to this meetup, the place is flooded with scrumptious food and hot tea. Have a thrilling 6 hour trip to this market where you can find everything from fresh fruits and vegetables to souvenirs to Thai confectionaries. Not only this, riding a boat while shopping is a riveting experience in itself.
Quick Overview of the Market:
• Abundant good food
• Boat ride tour
• Picturesque view
• Fun and leisure activities
Things Included in the trip:
Once you book a trip to Damanoen Saduak floating boat, you will get instant confirmation with few other benefits. Here is the list:
• A local guide
• Air-conditioned pick and drop from the hotel
• Longtail boat ride to the market
• Extra payable boat tour through the market
There are few other floating markets around the Bangkok city, famous for their own charm but Damanoen Saduak is a known tourist spot as special tours are arranged for foreigners on weekends. However, the place is extremely crowded and you miss the peace and tranquility of suburbs. Even after all this rush, the place has not lost its appeal of naturally covered canals with beautiful trees.