How to get to The Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market
There are different ways to get to The Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market. From where ever you start your tour, even when the market is not far away from the Chao Phraya river, there is no Express Boat driving to it. It seems a little bit difficult to get to The Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market, but that is what a good Tour is all about. Our advice:
First you drive to the BTS Station Bang Na, there you take a Taxi or Tuk Tuk to the Bang Na Pier. With a ferry you drive the short distance to the Pier Tree on the other side of the Chao Phraya. Now again, have a look for a Taxi, Tuk Tuk, or if you like to, take a Motorbike Taxi and let them drive you to the market. Thats it :-)
About The Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market
Unfortunately The Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market is only open at the weekend, for a short time from 8:00am to 2:00pm. But thats typically for a floating market, the main time for such a market is in the morning. And if you come too late, as we did, you will miss the flaoting boats.
But nevertheless, floating market and charming bazaar, you can enjoy the tour. There is a lot to see and you can have some good street food there too. And if you like to, you can get an airbrush Tattoo, or for those who want a memory for the rest of their life, you can get a real Tattoo there either.
The Bang Nam Phueng Floating Market is a great place to relax. Its not just shopping. For sure you can get some typical items like souvenirs, but there is more than just this. The vendors selling fruits and sweets, fresh noodles, processed food, sea shells, dried shrimp, pickled shrimp products, dessert dishes, grain cakes. Just visiting the market for some good street food will give you a relaxed feeling.