Amphawa Floating Market, is where you find the rustic vintage wooden houses and canal side shops housed on the mouth of the Mae Klong River. Amphawa Floating Market is just 2 hours drive away from Bangkok city, which makes them a perfect spot for a day trip out of Bangkok.
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Amphawa Floating Market is opened during the weekends from the afternoon. With a mix of tourist and Thai locals, this buzzing weekend market can get abit crowded and cram at certain junctions. But nothing will stop us from wiggling our way through!
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There is plenty to see and do in Amphawa Floating Market. You can easily spent 3 to 4 hours just
to explore , on shopping and eating. 😀
Rows of boat vendors selling Local Thai food but mainly seafood like grilled prawns, crabs, squid, fish and clams. Customers eat on small wooden tables in front of those boats, so do manage your expectations. You can opt for other dining options, as there are still plenty of restaurants in Amphawa Floating Market.
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Samut Songkhram is famous for their mackerel fish, and you can find many shops in Amphawa Floating Market selling them freshly grilled. And even mackerel fish keychains, plush toys, souvenirs.
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If you wish to spent more time exploring Amphawa Floating Market, there are various accommodations within Amphawa Floating Market. Like: ChaBaBaan Cham Resort
Feeling more adventurous? You can go for a river cruise, where you can take a boat ride along the canals and visit a couple of temples, enjoy the evening sunset and a firefly tour.
Can’t wait to go? You can make your booking first! Right over here: Amphawa Floating Market + Railway Market + Mangrove Forest + Temple Tours (Samut Songkhram)
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