Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Touring along the Canal and admiring Damnoen saduak Floating Market Rental boats are available at Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Each rowing boat costs Bt 300-400 and each long tailed boat Bt 600. The long tailed boat can contain 6-8 passengers, and it takes about 1 hour to bring them to see orchards and the process of producing fresh sugar palm sap beverage. For more information, please contact Yuwanda Pier at Tel. 0 3224 1392, 08 9161 0909, 08 6668 9471. How to get there: By car: From Bangkok, tourists can travel to Damnoen Saduak Floating Market by 2 routes as follows: 1. Drive along Phetchakasem Road (Highway 4), passing Bang Khae, Rose Garden, Nakhon Chai Si, and Nakhon Pathom. After you arrive at Km. 83, turn left at the Bang Phae Intersection and drive along Highway 325 for about 25 kilometres. Cross the Thanarat Bridge and go straight on for 200 metres then turn right and go ahead for 1 kilometre. 2. Drive along the Thon Buri-Pak Tho Route (Highway 35), a distance of 63 kilometres. Turn right into Highway 325, passing the town of Samut Songkhram, then turn into Highway 325 for about 12 kilometres. The entrance to the floating market is ahead of the Thanarat Bridge for 200 metres. Turn left and drive on another 1 kilometre. By Bus: Air-conditioned bus (Bangkok-Damnoen Saduak) leaving the Southern Bus Terminal on Borommaratchachonnani Road. The first bus departs at 5.50 a.m. (every 40 minutes) taking about 2 hours. Get off the bus at the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. For more information, Tel. 0 2894 6355. (To go to the Southern Bus Terminal, taking non-airconditioned bus no.19, 28, 30, 40, 57, 66, 89, 123, 124, 125, 127, 146, 149, 159, 201 and airconditioned bus no.79, 170, 174, 177, 183, 507, 511, 516, 539). In addition, tourists can travel by other buses, such as Bangkok-Ratchaburi, Bangkok- Phetchaburi (Old Route), and get off at Bang Phae Intersection. Then, take a Song Thaeo on the Bang Phae Intersection-Damnoen Saduak Route, which departs every 10 minutes.