Located about an hour drive in West Bangkok, Amphawa floating market is way more authentic than the heavy commercialised and touristic Damoen Saduak floating market, on weekends locals flocks there and spend their time shopping and eating delicious snacks served from the boats. We recommend to spend a night there so you can explore this charming market, take your time eating on the riverside and take a trip to enjoy the notorious fireflies of Samut Songkhran district.
Here’s several hotel with various price range if you decide to spend a night there:
Baan Amphawa Resort, Lumphawa Amphawa Resort, Baan Suan Nuan Ta
Best time to go: 15.00 – 16.00
How to get there: You can catch a minibus at Victory monument station, or arrange a taxi service.