Thaka floating market is an old classical floating market in Samut Songkhram. Thaka floating market is rendezvous point for vendors on boats selling local home-grown vegetables and fruits. A boat service is also available for visitors who want to explore nearby village, fruit orchards, and demonstration of coconut sugar making.
Opening hours: Saturday-Sunday and every 2nd, 7th, 12th days of the lunar calendar from 06.00 AM – 12.00 PM
Telephone number: 034 766 208, 034 766 123 และ 034 749 380
Baan Siriporn Resort is just 22-minute drive (11.6 km) to Thaka floating market.
Amphawa Floating Market is an evening floating market in Amphawa, Samut Songkhram. This floating market is one of the most popular floating market in Thailand near Bangkok. The market is located near Wat Amphawan Chetiyaram. The Amphawa community conserve river lifestyle and architecture of houses which almost the same as Early Rattanakosin Period, and received “UNESCO Asian-Pacific for Culture Heritage Conservation” award from UNESCO in 2008. Amphawa Float Market opens every Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays from 03.00 PM until 09.00 PM. It will be packed by tourists who come to enjoy canal view while having delicious food. Visitors can buy Thai food, seafood, Thai dessert, beverages, and souvenirs for their friends and family. At night, visitors can also arrange a boat ride to watch fireflies in the cork trees along the bank of Amphawa canal for 60 Thai Baht per person.
The market won’t open during the weekdays, but there are some shops and restaurants open to enjoy your dinner as well as Fireflies Night Cruise.
Baan Siriporn Resort is just 10-minute drive (7.9 km) to Amphawa floating market.