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The Folding Umbrella Market : Railway Market

A day at the -very curious- Umbrella Market.

The Folding Umbrella Market : Railway MarketEBKK21

  • Duration Season Departures Price From
    Full-day 01/Nov/2014 – 31/Oct/2015
    Daily on request 2,750 THB

    Make today your "market- day!"

    You will be picked up in the morning from your hotel in Bangkok and transferred to Mahachai market. Take a stroll across the market and get a glimpse of the daily Thai- life, before heading for Samut Songkhram.

    Finally you reach the "Umbrella Market"- the market is located directly on the left and right side of the railway- track. When a train signals its approach by whisteling, the vendors fold away the roofs (hence the "umbrella"- reference) and wait patiently for the train to pass. When the train is through, roofs will be unfolded again and life continues.

    From a good viewpoint by the tracks, you can see the train leave the station and watch the strange ballet of train and vendors. On the way back to Bangkok, pay a visit to the temple Wat Bang Kung, which appears almost like an jungle temple with it`s roots embracing the building.

     

    Duration: 5-6 hrs depending on the hotel location and traffic situation.

    The Folding Umbrella Market : Railway MarketEBKK21

    Period Validity - Rate per person in THB SIC 1 Pax 2 Pax 3 Pax 4-7 Pax 8 Pax Up
    01/Nov/2014 – 31/Oct/2015 5,050 2,750 2,070 1,650 1,770

      Rates are inclusive of

    • Round-trip transfer
    • English speaking tour guide (other languages on request)
    • Lunch

     

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