Bangkok 1 day tour: Explore Maeklong Train market, Damnoen Saduak Floating market and the ancient city of Ayutthaya

This one day tour will take you to all the must see sites on your trip to Bangkok and is recommended for all travellers wanting to get their first taste of Thailand. You will explore two distinct markets that define Bangkok as well as wonder the ruins of Ayutthaya. ・Maeklong Railway Market, an open air market where traders set up stalls on top of the actual tracks of Maeklong railway ・Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, the most popular floating market in Thailand ・Ruins of Ayutthaya, an ancient city with a glorious past full of temples and towering stupas

  • Time icon Duration:15 hours
  • Guide language icon Guide lauguage:English, Japanese
  • With meal icon Meal

Health & Safety Guidelines for COVID-19

Our employees will be conducting tours in accordance with our updated operations including the wearing of masks, frequent use of hand sanitizers and disinfecting of equipment after each tour. For our customers, we will similarly request measures for enhanced hygiene standards.

The Ruins of Ayutthaya, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Declared a UNESCO world heritage site in 1991, the ancient ruins of Ayutthaya provide a fascinating insight into Thai art and architecture. What is referred to as the old capital, Ayutthaya was once a bustling centre of commerce and now offers visitors to see first hand towering structures and temples. Particular points of interest is the "Buddha head in tree roots" and the "reclining Buddha".

Maeklong Railway Market

Another market that is unique to Bangkok, Maeklong Railway market is set up on top of a still functioning railway system. When a train comes into the station, the stall owners swiftly and calmly pack up their produce leaving just enough space for the train carriage to move past.


  • Pick up

    You will be picked up at one of our designated locations. Your guide for the day will welcome you on board and give you a breakdown of the itinerary.

  • Depart Ban Na Kwang Railway Station

    Take the local train and experience the thrill of Maeklong train market folding up and the stalls being packed away in front of your eyes.

  • Wonder Maeklong Train market

    Explore the market like a local and see the stalls stacked with fruits, vegetables, meats and seafood (45 mins)

  • Visit a Coconut farm

    A quick stopover at a coconut farm, where you can learn the process of making sugar and see a vast array of coconut products. (30 mins)

  • Switch to a motorboat and transfer to Damnoen Saduak

    Take a cruise to the market and see first had the way of life for the locals that live here.

  • Damnoen Saduak one of the largest floating markets in Thailand

    Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of the market and meander the never ending shops and staills.

  • Lunch

    Enjoy the local thai food and prepare for the second half of the tour at a popular stop over on the outskirts of Bangkok.

  • Drop off at Siam area

    The Siam area is home to a huge shopping mall that offers convenient access for transport links as well as food options.

  • Ruins of Ayutthaya (Four major sightseeing spots around the Ruins of Ayutthaya)

    Cover the four major sightseeing spots around the ruins of Ayutthaya "Wat Phra Si Sanphet", "Wat Mahathat (Buddha head)", "Wat Yai Chai Mongkhon", "Wat Lokayasutha (giant reclining Buddha)".

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・English speaking guide ・Round-trip transportation from/to designated location ・Gasoline costs and road tolls ・Motorboat fee ・Train fare ・Admission to sightseeing spots ・Lunch
・Private boat at floating market
Meeting point
Choose a pick-up location from the following places: 1.McDonald Robinson Sukhumvit (next to The Westin Grande Sukhumvit) at 6:00 a.m. 2.McDonald Robinson Bangrak at 6:30 a.m.
Bangkok 1 day tour: Explore Maeklong Train market, Damnoen Saduak Floating market and the ancient city of Ayutthaya