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Stroll around one of the biggest flower markets in Thailand, hop on a Tuk Tuk and head for a dinner in a typical eatery in Bangkok’s Old Town
Bangkok Flower Market Tour
Our activity will be taking place in Bangkok’s Old town not far from the Grand Palace. The tour price is 40 USD per person and with our local guide we will visit Bangkok Flower Market (Pak Khlong Talat) in the evening to enjoy is colors. It is one of the biggest wholesale market in the country and in the world that sell both local and imported flowers that you will be able to visit in its multitude of flower shops. It can be both a small group tour or a private tour and it is the perfect way for first time visitors to have a look at local culture and life. After admiring the street markets within the flower market, we will move in the historical part of Bangkok where we will taste traditional Thai dishes from well known food stalls. We will then end up our tour near Khao San Road to give you the opportunity to enjoy Bangkok’s nightlife. There is no minimum number of participants and we would appreciate if you could book at least 24 hours ahead.
Bangkok flower market is open 24 hours a day and is busiest in the evening during our tour. However, if you want to see the market in full swing, you can consider to go early morning, around 3 or 4 a.m. As vendors get floral goods from every flower-growing region. You may also have a chance to see sellers of fruit, vegetables and spices at cheap prices
This market in Thailand is also known as Pak Khlong Talat that translates into “market at the canal’s mouth”. Bangkok’s flower market is in the old city, adjacent to Chao Phraya river, opposite to Wat Arun, and near to the Memorial bridge, Wat Pho and Wat Phra Kaew (the Emerald Buddha). During its history it was once used as a floating market in the early 1800s and then as a fish market however for more information feel free to check our article on the flower market Bangkok.
The tour starts at 6,00 p.m. you will have a chance to explore and discover both on foot and with local vehicles one of the biggest flower market in Thailand accompanied by a local person; watch beautiful Orchids, marigolds and lots of other flowers. Then we will hop on a Tuk Tuk , and head for a dinner in a typical eatery in Bangkok’s Old Town and we will try street food along the way. This place in Bangkok has been cooking the same recipes for over half a century! After dinner we’ll stop for a little Thai dessert in one of the most antique shops near Sao Ching Cha. At roughly 9 p.m. in the night we will head to Democracy Monument for shooting some pictures and then we will end the night showing you the vibes of Khao San Rd.
Food safety is important in our tours. In every place where we will take you there are good standard of cleanliness. You will be required to walk for small trait and it will be limited to markets and Bangkok Old Town. Please allow some time ahead when getting to the meeting point. Try to arrive 15 minutes early. The traffic sometimes is bad, especially in the evening, and we suggest you take Skytrain.
Sophie- I had a great evening. I felt very comfortable to explore the market with Bob and his co-host (I’m a solo female traveller). They were genuinely kind and friendly people whom I enjoyed spending time with. They were so helpful with their knowledge of the flower market and its side streets, something I was very interested in knowing more about. The food was great (inclusive of the toast… you’ll find out). I’m so glad I did this tour!
Claudia –Beautiful tour in order to get to know different corners of Bangkok and taste delicious food in places that otherwise we would not have known how to find! It was all very pleasant, like having friends who accompany you to get to know their city. I recommend this experience!!
Flavia – Really fantastic personalized attention, excellent choice of places!