Guided tour

Grand Palace, Damnoen Floating Market & Maeklong Market Tour

Grand Palace, Damnoen Floating Market & Maeklong Market Tour

From $75 per person

In this tour, visit the famous Damnoen Saduak Floating Market and Maeklong Railway Market in Bangkok. Afterwards, marvel at the architecture of the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, one of the country’s most sacred temples.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 10 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Pickup optional
Your tour guide will email you the exact time for pickup one day before your activity.
Private or small groups available


  • Take in the local sights and sounds at Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
  • See vendors scramble as the train rushes by the Maeklong Railway Market
  • Visit Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), one of the country’s most sacred temples
  • Marvel at the amazing architecture and colorful statues at the Grand Palace
Full description
Spend a day discovering some of the best markets and temples that Bangkok has to offer. Enjoy a combination of local culture, sightseeing, and food tastings. First, visit the Maeklong Railway Market. Called "Talat Rom Hup" which roughly means "umbrella pulldown market", watch the vendors scramble to pack up their stalls when a train goes by along the track that runs through the market. Explore and hopefully see the train pass before making way to the next stop, the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. Discover one of the more famous floating markets in the city, which is made up of a network of narrow canals dotted with vendors paddling their boats filled with their wares. From local produce to souvenir items, take in the organized chaos on the river before stopping for lunch in a local restaurant, at your own expense. After indulging in a variety of tasty Thai foods, set off to visit Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which is one of the country’s most sacred temples. Take in the tranquil and spiritual environment before making your way to the Grand Palace. Marvel at the exquisite architecture and numerous images here, once home to the Thai royal family up until the early 1900s.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transportation fees
  • Boat ride to the market
  • Boat ride in Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
  • Drinking water
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (from selected area, if option is selected)
  • Entrance fees (Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew THB500)
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Meeting Point is at National Stadium BTS Station Exit 2. The meeting time is between 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM. An email will be sent to you the day before your tour to confirm the exact time. Your tour guide will be holding a "TripGuru" sign waiting for you.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Cash
  • Long pants

Not allowed

  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Shorts

Know before you go

  • Participants on this tour should note that the Wat Phra Kaew is a national shrine and you will be required to wear appropriate attire: no bare shoulders and knees, or strapless-heel shoes
  • Shoes must be removed before entering the temple buildings as a matter of respect
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