Exploration of Maeklong Train Market and Amphawa Floating Market

Let’s embarked on an unforgettable exploration of Maeklong Train Market and Amphawa Floating Market, delving into one of our most popular weekend signature products, the “Trains and Market Expedition.”

A Unique Beginning in Maeklong: Our journey started in Bangkok, leading us to the extraordinary Maeklong Market, where the railway tracks intricately wind through the market area. Along the way, Khiri Travel Team could enjoy the peaceful scenery of paddy fields. In the dry season, clients can see salt farming and take a stroll through the salt fields. Our team marveled at the efficiency of vendors swiftly moving their goods to make way for the passing train. Beyond the novelty of the train, Maeklong Market unveiled itself as a local gem. The team immersed ourselves in the vibrant local culture, embracing the daily lives of vendors and shoppers. Culinary delights from numerous food stalls added a flavorful touch to our experience. Upon our early arrival at Amphawa, Our team were greeted by the lively ambiance of Amphawa. The market buzzed with life and offered us the opportunity to shop for local products and crafts directly from boats. But our journey didn’t stop there.

Amphawa Chaipattananurak Conservation Project: In close proximity to the market, we discovered the Amphawa Chaipattananurak Conservation Project. This initiative has become a beacon of collaboration, dedicated to conserving and developing Thai traditions that the Ampawa residents take immense pride in. Facilitated by the Chaipattana Foundation, the project emphasizes local participation, ensuring cultural conservation and social development towards self-reliance and sustainability. Now promoted as a sought-after destination for ecotourism, it hosts an agricultural compound offering sustainable farming activities and captivating sugarcane-making demonstrations.At the heart of Amphawa, embraced the unique opportunity to navigate the waterways in a boat, embarking on a mesmerizing five temples’ sightseeing tour. The journey included a compelling stop at Wat Bang Kung, a historical site where the Battle of Bang Kung unfolded—a testament to the resilience of Thai soldiers against Burmese forces from Ayutthaya.

Khiri Travel invite you to consider Maeklong and Amphawa as a must-visit for your clients seeking a harmonious blend of tradition, history, and natural beauty. Stay tuned for more updates, and feel free to reach out at sales.thailand@khiri.com

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