Best Local Food to Try at Chatuchak Weekend Market

Best Local Food to Try at Chatuchak Weekend Market

When coming to Bangkok, there are many activities waiting for you. Whether you want to enjoy Thai culture, taste foods and drinks, or just want to go shopping, there is sure to be something for you in the city. Regarding a place to go shopping, there are many premium department stores in Bangkok, but your trip won’t be complete unless you’ve had a chance to visit any markets. There are many markets in Bangkok, today we’d like to recommend that you visit Chatuchak Weekend Market, the largest one in Bangkok.

Getting to know the market!

Chatuchak Market is recognized as the largest market in Bangkok, with around 8000 stalls separated into 30 sections. Due to its large size, we recommend that you spend around 4-5 hours at this place. If you’re a shopaholic, you won’t be disappointed coming here. There is almost everything you can think of: trendy fashion clothes, shoes, gadgets, or even plants.

The best way to get to the market is by BTS or MRT, getting off at Mo Chit BTS Station or the MRT at Chatuchak Park Station. You can walk from the station to the weekend market and other shopping places such as JJ mall.

Like you already know, you should spend at least 4-5 hours here, so you may need to take a break while shopping and have something to eat. Thailand is famous for its rich varieties of street food, and this market isn’t the exception. You can find food stalls around the market or escape the hot weather to take a break at Mixt Chatuchak, where you can enjoy various Thai cuisines as well. If you’re not sure where to eat, let’s find out more with our Street food tour Chatuchak.

Must-Try Dishes 

red bbq pork chatuchak

1. Khao Moo Daeng (Red BBQ Pork with Rice)

            If you don’t like spicy dishes, this one is for you. Khao Moo Daeng is rice with slices of red barbecued pork (or with crispy pork) and topped with sweet sauce. Besides red BBQ or crispy pork, there are Chinese sweet sausages, boiled egg and cucumber slices. You can find Khao Moo Daeng throughout Thailand, from tiny stalls to well-known restaurants.

            In Chatuchak, you can find the Khao Moo Daeng stall at Section 6 of the market. There are around 7 tables to have a seat at, so it’s crowded, especially during lunch time.

Pad Thai

2.Pad Thai

When talking about Thai dishes that are best known all over the world, Pad Thai is definitely one of them. It is stir-fried noodles with shrimp, peanuts, scrambled eggs, and bean sprouts. There are also various kinds of fresh vegetables as side dishes.

            There are two Pad Thai vendors we’d like to recommend. The first one is Big Shrimp Pad Thai @Chatuchak. You can easily spot it in the market zone because it’s always very crowded. However, the price is quite expensive. The other is Hua Toa Phad Thai at Mixt Chatuchak which is served in bamboo dishes.

Som Tum

3. Som Tum

Som Tum or green papaya salad, is another well-known Thai food both among locals and foreigners. It is listed at #46 in the world’s top 50 best dishes compiled by CNN GO both in 2011 and 2018. Due to its popularity, you should try it when coming to Thailand.

            Som Tum is available in almost every place around Thailand, from tiny stalls to restaurants. It’s hard to say which one is the best until you’ve had a chance to taste it yourself. For Chatuchak, there are many stalls where you can have Som Tum. The one we’d like to recommend is “Jad Jan Som Tum Restaurant”.

Mango Sticky Rice

4. Mango Sticky Rice

            Your meal won’t be complete without dessert, and mango sticky rice is the one you shouldn’t miss, especially during the summer, which is recognized as mango season in Thailand. When you visit Chatuchak, you can have mango sticky rice at “Mango Lover”, located at section 26 of the market.

Other Sweet Treats that you shouldn’t miss!

On a hot day, it’s a good idea to have some ice-cream or a cold drink as refreshment while taking a break from shopping.

Khanom Krok or Thai Coconut Pancake

1. Kanom Krok

Khanom Krok or Thai Coconut Pancake is a famous street food. It’s inexpensive and can be eaten all at once, but you should eat it slowly as the freshly made snacks are hot. The delicious taste and aroma of coconut are cooked in a small circular oven similar to a Takoyaki oven. While walking in the market, you can find many stalls selling Khanom Krok.

Fried Dough Balls

2. Fried Dough Balls

Thailand’s street food scene offers a variety of delicious treats, one of which is Fried Dough Balls. This popular snack is made from a simple mixture of wheat and tapioca flour, combined with sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, egg yolks, and coconut milk. The mixture is then fried in oil until golden brown. With its high-energy content, Fried Dough Balls are a perfect pick-me-up snack for those on-the-go. It is another menu that is easily found in general stalls in the market.

3. Thai-Style Ice Cream

At Chatuchak, we’d like to recommend you try coconut ice cream served in a coconut shell with various toppings at the Cocojj Ice Cream stall, which is located near MRT Kamphaeng Phet Station.

Fresh Fruit Smoothies

4. Fresh Fruit Smoothies

Fresh fruit smoothies are easy to find in the market because in Thailand there are many kinds of fruits, such as watermelon, coconut, pineapple, orange, lemon, banana, etc. Apart from pure drinking water that you should carry while walking in the market in hot weather, there are fresh fruit smoothie shops in different zones that will make you feel even more refreshed. You can also get fresh fruit smoothies at The Breakfast Club BKK, located at Section 3 of the market zone.

Vegetarian and Vegan Options

Vegetarian and Vegan Versions
  • Vegetarian and Vegan Versions of Popular Dishes

            For most Thai dishes, there is always a vegetarian option. For example, you can find a vegan option for stir-fried minced pork with basil, which is one of the most popular dishes. Many vegetarian dishes use tofu or Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) instead of meat, and some of them use plant-based meat. There are many vegan-only restaurants throughout Thailand. Moreover, many restaurants also have a section on their menus dedicated to vegetarian options.

  • Vegetarian and Vegan Stalls

            While walking through the market, you might see food stalls suited to vegans. There are juice shops or snacks like fried tofu, and you should ask each shop to make sure it’s vegetarian. If it’s during the vegetarian festival in Thailand, it’s easy to find vegetarian food by observing the shops with small yellow flags decorated.  

If you’re vegan, you can have a special meal at “Vegan Style Restaurant” which is located at Mixt-Chatuchak. Besides Thai signature dishes such as Vegan Massaman Curry, there are also international cuisines such as Vegan Style Chicken Teriyaki, Vegan-style Burger, Vegan Tea Leaf Salad, etc.

4 Tips for Shopping and Enjoying Food at Chatuchak! 

4 Tips for Shopping and Enjoying Food at Chatuchak! 
  1. Choose whether to arrive early or visit during off-peak hours: the market opens from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. If you want to avoid the crowds, it is best to visit as soon as it opens or late in the afternoon.
  2. Choose to wear comfortable clothing and footwear; prepare to spend many hours at the market.
  3. Don’t forget to bring cash and small bills: large bank notes such as ฿1000 are hard to get change from, especially when you buy any cheap items.
  4. Try new things and explore; there is almost everything you can think of when coming to Chatuchak. Whether you want to have lunch, look for some trendy fashions, or shop for souvenirs for your loved one, there is surely something waiting for you!

            Finally, if you come to Thailand for the first time and you need professional luggage storage and delivery service, let Airportels help you. They are ready to offer you luggage delivery service to any place in Bangkok within 3 hours. You can click for more information.

AIRPORTELs Luggage Storage and Delivery at MIXT Chatuchak

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Luggage Storage Highlights

AIRPORTELs has now opened a branch in Chatuchak, catering to travelers who no longer have to carry heavy luggage while shopping. They offer both luggage storage and delivery services. This means that visitors can drop off their bags at AIRPORTELs and shop without any hassle.

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Exploring the Best Plants and Flowers at Chatuchak Plant Market

 Chatuchak Plant Market

Chatuchak is one of the important landmarks in Bangkok. As you may have heard about JJ mall and Chatuchak Weekend Market, where you can go shopping on weekend for almost everything you can think of, from clothes to traditional street food. But did you know that there is also plant market on weekdays? Sounds interesting? If so, let’s find out more, especially if you’re a plant lover.

Getting to know the market 

Chatuchak Plant Market

Chatuchak Plant Market is a famous outdoor market in Bangkok for plant lovers. It is the largest market of its kind in Thailand. The market is primarily dedicated to selling plants and gardening supplies, with thousands of vendors offering a wide variety of plants, flowers, trees, gardening tools, and gardening decorations.

  • Chatuchak plant market opening hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. However, most store owners will restock their goods in the late Tuesday afternoon, and you can start shopping since then. There are almost all kinds of plants you can think of: orchids, cacti, indoor plants, lucky plants, etc.

Plants and flowers hold a significant and important role in Thai culture and everyday life in various aspects of Thai society. Flowers play a significant role in Buddhism as decorations in temples and as offerings to Buddha statues. Thai people also use plants and flowers for decoration at homes, in public spaces, and in any important ceremonies. There are many other aspects, such as using herbs in traditional medicine and in many recipes.

The Best Plants and Flowers at Chatuchak Plant Market, also known as JJ Plant Market 

Tropical Plants 

Tropical Plants 

Chatuchak Market is known for its vast selection of tropical plants. Some of the most popular ones include Aroids family such as anthuriums, a wide variety of ferns, various kinds of palms, and popular tropical fruits such as mango and jackfruit. By landscaping with plants especially tropical plants, you need to start with choosing the right one for your home because they come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and colors. You can use plants with different textures, heights, and colors to create interest and make your home uniquely good-looking. For a tiny apartment, you can add greenery and a sense of calm to your home with a small plant such as a gerbera. 

  • Tips for caring for tropical plants:

To take good care of tropical plants, you have to pay attention to their light, water, humidity, fertilizer, soil, and pruning needs. Most tropical plants need consistent and regular watering, but not too much. Enough light is also important. You can place your plants near a window to make sure they get natural light every day.

Succulents and Cacti

Succulents and Cacti

Succulents are a popular plant and have become one of the indoor plant trends in Thailand because of their hardiness and low maintenance. You can find a wide variety of succulents at the market; some of the more popular ones include cacti, echeveria, Crassula, Tillandsia, and Haworthia. Thai people have known succulents for a long time because aloe vera and adenium are also classified as this type of plant.

  • Tips for caring for succulents and cacti:

Water them only when the soil is completely dry. Please note that they are adapted to live in an arid environment, so do not overwater them.



Thailand is famous for its orchids, and Chatuchak Market has an extensive collection of these exotic flowers. You can find a wide variety of orchids at the market, with examples of popular orchids including Dendrobium, Vanda, and Cattleya. 

  • Tips for caring for orchids:

Watering them at least once a week. Watering with a spray bottle may be used to increase the humidity of the orchids regularly. Please note that they should be planted in a well-draining potting mix that allows water to flow freely through the roots.

Bonsai Trees

Bonsai Trees

Bonsai trees are a type of miniature tree that is grown in small containers and shaped through careful pruning and training. Examples of popular bonsai trees are divided into leaves, flowers, and fruits such as Kuromatsu Bonsai, Shimpaku Bonsai, Juniper Bonsai, Apple Bonsai, Orange Bonsai, Azalea Bonsai, Cherry blossom Bonsai, Sekka Hinoki Cypess Bonsai. The advantage of buying bonsai at Chatuchak is that many bonsai sellers are proficient. They have been in the bonsai industry for a long time, so they’re ready to advise you from scratch.

  • Tips for caring for bonsai trees:

Taking care of bonsai requires some skill and training. Some people even consider growing bonsai as an art. Therefore, you should study carefully before deciding to buy bonsai to know whether it’s your style or not.

Tips for Shopping at Chatuchak Plant Market 

Tips For Planning Your Visit 

1. Tips For Planning Your Visit 

  • Best time to visit: If you are a plant lover and want to buy plants for decorating your home, the best time to come here is Tuesday evening. Although these aren’t the official opening hours, this is considered to be the golden time. It is the time when each store just restocks their goods, so you’ll be the first one to choose. The weather isn’t hot when compared to the daytime on Wednesday and Thursday, and it’s less crowded. 
  • How to get there: The best way is by using public transport, either BTS or MRT, and getting off at Kamphaeng Phet station for MRT or Mo Chit station for BTS. You can enter the market using Entrance No. 2 or 3. However, you can drive to the market and park your car at Mixt Chatuchak
  • What to bring: Keep only necessary things; don’t bring too many belongings with you. If you enjoy plants, you will have to walk and shop for several hours. 
  • Deliver plants to hotel/home by AIRPORTELs:
Tips for Shopping at Chatuchak Plant Market 

2. Bargaining and Negotiating Prices

Bargaining is acceptable in Thailand. It’s a common practice when you buy something in any market or from street vendors. However, there are some tips to keep in mind when negotiating prices. 

  • Be polite and respectful, bargain in a friendly manner, and avoid being aggressive to any sellers.
  • Pre-research to find a fair price before buying in order to negotiate effectively.
  • Start negotiating with a lower price than what you’re willing to pay. For example, a seller told you that the price for an item is 100 baht, and you’re willing to pay around 80 baht. You can start negotiating at 70 baht. The seller may ask whether 75 or 80 baht is acceptable or not. If you’re willing to pay, it’ll make the seller feel like he or she is getting a good deal.

Plants and flowers are an integral part of Thai culture and everyday life, and they play an important role in religion, decoration, medicine, food, and tourism. Although there are many plant markets in Bangkok, if you need a market with the largest selection of plants as well as the most convenient travel, only Chatuchak Plant Market is your answer. Finally, although you can get various products from the Chatuchak plant market online using many well-known online shopping platforms, the best is still going to be appreciating them at the market yourself!

AIRPORTELs Luggage Storage and Delivery at MIXT Chatuchak

AIRPORTELs Luggage Storage and Delivery at MIXT Chatuchak

Luggage Storage Highlights

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Travel Guide: Top 10 Beaches in Thailand

The best time for beaches season is summer! We proudly present the top 10 beaches in Thailand here for you when you visit Thailand in the hot weather. These locations should unquestionably be on your bucket list this year. Whether you favor sports like exhilarating surfing or incredible snorkeling in the azure waters, strolling on the white sands and admiring the colorful sunset, or enjoying late-night beach parties, they are here for you with our travel guide below. You will never regret visiting there, even just once.

1. Khlong Muang Beach, Krabi

If you think about visiting a beach in Thailand, the first province you might consider or look up online may be Krabi province. One of the popular beaches there is Khlong Muang Beach, which is only a short distance from the crowded Ao Nang Beach but is the ideal location for those looking for a place where they can find true peace. Islands will be all around you, and you will see the clear, blue water up front. It is a wonderful area to unwind and take a stroll through the beach’s end, where you will be greeted warmly by kind neighbors and fishermen.

2. Railay Beach, Krabi

Take in the limestone cliffs that every climber must encounter throughout their lifetime, as well as the soft, white sand beneath your feet. Railay Beach was initially a fishing village and has become a famous world-class beach because of the stunning limestone cliffs that attract a lot of tourists or those who love outdoor activities to this place. However, the turquoise sea, which has white sand and shallow water, is also a highlight. It is without a doubt the ideal location for swimming, and it is also in Krabi and has a variety of resorts, restaurants, and beach bars.

3. Yanui Beach, Phuket

            Without a doubt, we won’t skip showing you Yanui Beach, a magnificent beach in Phuket. Due to the off-road way, you can get to this location by local automobiles or ATV (if you are comfortable with it), but it is definitely worth a try. There are numerous places to take pictures, but Phuket Swing is the standout because it raises you over the gorgeous sea and sand that are surrounded by cliffs and tiny three-lines. Once you are happy with the sea view, you can proceed to the stunning Black Rock, which is close to this beach, to take in the 360-degree panorama.

4. Silver Beach, Koh Samui

Even though Silver Beach is just a small beach on Koh Samui and not well-known among visitors, it is like a secret destination surrounded by large granite boulders and private sandy areas. You will feel the true nature with tiny fish swimming around your legs. The water is extremely clear and clean; you can see some small sparkles of sunlight on the water surface. It is a perfect spot and worth seeing the sunrise at dawn over the Gulf of Thailand. There are several luxurious and incredible hotel and spa to make your holidays more memorable in Surat Thani.

5. Lamai Beach

Lamai Beach is another island highlight that you should not skip in Surat Thani! The half-moon shape of this beach and its row of coconut trees add to its allure. Grandfather and Grandmother Rocks (Hin Ta Hin Yai), a natural phenomenon of granite caused by erosion, seawater, and heat until it became unique rock formations with a mysterious story, are one of the tourist attractions. The location is perfect for water sports, including sailing and jet skiing.

6. Na Thap Beach

Although this beach does not have any accommodations for overnight stays, people can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities here, such as traveling, kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, and more, with full facilities like toilets, dining areas, and relaxation and rest areas powered by photovoltaic systems. The beach’s length is 200 meters, and it is near many tourist spots. Na Thap Beach is in Mu Ko Ang Thong National Marine Park, Surat Thani Province, southern Thailand.

7. Ao Khao Kwai Beach

Visit Aow Khao Kwai Beach in Ranong if you’d prefer something different. The main attraction of this location must be the enormous rock known as Hin Talu, which has a hole in the middle that resembles an arch and has some buried trees on it. When you want to escape the crowds, it’s a terrific area to take pictures and rest. Before you head back, do not forget to take in the sunset.

8. Tawaen Beach, Pattaya

This beach is a popular destination as Coral Island, with a scenic beach, clear water, diverse food, and a ton of water sports, and you can take a speed boat from Pattaya city to Koh Lan. You can enjoy exciting activities like parasailing and sea walking if you would like to try something different. There are 4-5 hotels and spas there to recharge your energy after an exhausting day.

9. Khao Takiab Beach

Khao Takiab Beach is one of the top attractions in Thailand due to the calm and peaceful atmosphere with its clean beach. You can see the Buddha statue and mount as the backdrop of this place, with monkeys to make it more unique. It is not far from the heart of Hua Hin city, and you can easily find something to eat at small local restaurants beside the beach and accommodations near hotels there.

10. Hua Hin Beach

Hua Hin beach is in Hua Hin city, which is simple to find, and it has been the most popular beach for decades, so everyone knows when they come to Prachuap Khiri Khan. You can rent a horse with staff for a ride at the beach entrance, and take a photo of the blue, pink, and purple sky in the evening. After that, you can walk to the Hua Hin night market to find delicious Thai street food and souvenirs to take home.

Now you may get some idea of where your next stop will be in the summer, but if you would not like to carry your heavy and bulky bag during travel, Airportels is pleased to provide you with the services of luggage storage and delivery to your destination safely to make your trip more enjoyable and convenient.

Many Easy Ways to Travel from Don Mueang International Airport to Bangkok Downtown

Although Suvarnabhumi Airport has been operating for many years and served as Thailand’s main international airport, Don Mueang Airport is still a hub for both domestic and international flights, facilitating travelers from various cities to Bangkok. But what can you do when you arrive at this airport on a day when no one picks you up? If this is your problem, don’t worry because today we have the solution. We will show you many easy ways to get from Don Mueang Airport into Bangkok by public transportation without having to deal with anyone.

The MRT Red Line

The new-opening Red Line of Bangkok’s Sky train system is now ready to provide convenience to everyone with the walkway that allows you to connect to the sky train station immediately after landing. You can go there by following the road signs posted along the way. When reaching the station, you can take the train by getting on at platform 3 or 4. The train will take you to Bang Sue Grand Station, Bangkok’s new travel hub, where you can connect to many transportation services such as the MRT Blue Line (Chatuchak Park Station), SRT, Airport Rail Link, and the future high-speed rail system. Right now, the SRT red line consists of 10 stations: Bang Sue Grand Station, Chatuchak, Wat Samian Nari, Bang Khen, Thung Song Hong, Lak Si, Kan Kheha, Don Mueang, Lak Hok, and Rangsit. The red line’s service time is from 5:30 a.m. until midnight, making it one of the best ways to travel from the airport into the heart of Bangkok and connect to other mass transit systems.

New BMTA shuttle services

            It is the service provided by BMTA to facilitate travel from Don Mueang Airport to various routes in Bangkok. There are currently four lines available.

  • A1: Don Mueang International Airport to Mo Chit BTS Station and Mo Chit Terminal. It is suitable for anyone who would like to connect to the sky train system. Buses are available every 15 minutes with a flat rate of 30 THB.
  • A2: Don Mueang International Airport to Chatuchak Park and Victory Monument.Buses are available every 15 minutes with a flat rate of 30 THB.
  • A3: Don Mueang International Airport to Pratunam and Lumphini Park.Buses are available every 30 minutes with a flat rate of 50 THB.
  • A4: Don Mueang International Airport to Khao San Road and Sanam Luang.Buses are available every 30 minutes with a flat rate of 50 THB.

The timetable may not be precise as described here, but there will be buses in service continuously. Besides these 4 lines, other buses are also available, such as;

  • # 29-to Victory Monument, Siam and its terminal is at Hua Lamphong.
  • #59-To Victory Monument and its terminal is at Sanam Luang.
  • #187-to Si Phraya.
  • #510 & 538-to Victory Monument.
  • # 523-to Mo Chit BTS Station.

The advantage of traveling by bus is that it is inexpensive, around ฿10 for a non-air-conditioned one, and there are many lines covering all areas in Bangkok. However, the downsides are that it might take a long time to wait, it is sometimes too crowded, especially during rush hour, and it is not suitable for people with luggage. So, if you would like to avoid such downsides, we have a better option recommended for you.

Airport LimoBus Express 

If price is not something you are concerned about, and you are willing to pay a bit more for the convenience, we would like to recommend you our shuttle service. Our service is one of the good choices for people with luggage. With just ฿150 flat rate, you will be able to travel comfortably on a 33-seater air-conditioned shuttle with free Wi-Fi service throughout the trip.

Our service time is from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m., and our shuttle will depart every 30 to 60 minutes. There are currently 2 lines available.

  • Don Mueang-Lumphini Park; this line also passes Ploenchit Station, so you can connect to many transportation options, including the sky train, the subway, and Bangkok BRT.
  • Don Mueang-Khaosan Road; its terminal stop will be at Wat Chana Songkhram, near Khaosan Road.

Khaosan Road is one of the well-known tourist attractions in Bangkok. There are many guesthouses for you to choose, many bars for relaxing, and you can easily visit many other interesting places around.

You can reach our service on the first floor of the arrival terminal (terminal 2, gate 14) or the first floor of the departure terminal (terminal 1, gate 7).

Taxi Services

There is a taxi queue organized for travelers at the airport. There is a waiting area with an additional fee of ฿50 where you can take a seat and watch TV while waiting. However, if you feel that it takes long time to wait, especially during festive period, follow us, we would like to recommend you another taxi stand, although walking further, but surely less crowded.

During crowded conditions, you can get a taxi in front of the Amari Don Mueang Airport Hotel. Please be careful to follow the road signs because the walkway is quite complicated.

One thing to consider when getting a taxi in Bangkok is that some taxis may refuse to take you to the destination for many different reasons depending on the driver. Besides this, sometimes you may have to wait longer than usual for a taxi due to traffic jams, such as during rain or rush hour, and there are many other reasons why there will be fewer taxis than usual. So, if you feel that you can’t wait for a long time, the best thing to do is to find an alternative that is faster and more convenient.

We hope you will have a nice trip and everything will go smoothly. But one more thing: If you are concerned about your luggage, such as not being able to take it with you, “AIRPORTELs” is here to help. We are ready to provide you with a luggage storage service and deliver your luggage safely to any destination. For more details or to book the service online, please click:

Luggage Delivery and Storage Lications

– Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK AIRPORT)
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– Central World


What to Buy in Thailand -22 Best Souvenirs & Gifts

The best souvenirs in Thailand are those that every tourist must buy to give back to relatives and close friends. It is a way to travel to Thailand, a land rich in culture, nature, friendliness of people, elaboration, excellent craftsmanship, which is the highlight, and unique gifts from Thailand , and here are 22 souvenirs that will serve as reminders of Thailand.

Let me give you an example of one of the above souvenirs that stand out and are something that tourists must buy.

1. Thai silk

People in Europe and America will be very interested in silk because it is difficult to buy in foreign countries, but it is generally sold in Thailand. The designs and craftsmanship reflect the culture and tradition very well. It promotes culture as well, making it one of the recommended souvenirs from Thailand.

Price range: THB 125 to THB 5,300

The Best Places to Buy: Jimthomson Surawong, Bangkok

2. Thai handicraft

The Benjarong amulet is a glazed pottery that is painted with enamel using porcelain clay (Porcelain ware), and the clay that is used to make white ware by the part called Benjarong, which is a writing pattern on the work produced with five colors, generally black, white, yellow, red, and green. At present, there are many applications of patterns and colors to have more than these five primary colors. The paints used in the past were those made by calcining minerals mixed with glazes. Draw a pattern on the container before putting it in the kiln until it becomes a beautiful and shiny Benjarong.

Price range: THB 300 – THB 1500

The Best Places to Buy: Chatuchak Market, Bangkok

3. Silver ware

Silver jewelry, which is Lanna wisdom inherited from ancestors from generation to generation, is outstanding, unique and exquisitely beautiful, not inferior to any other jewelry until becoming one of the famous products of Thailand. It is also accepted in the international market.

Price range: THB 300 – THB 1500

The Best Places to Buy: Chatuchak Market, Bangkok

4. Thai boxing shorts

It is known as a popular item on social media, and many tourists flock to buy Muay Thai shorts. It is made up for sale in many tourist attractions because our Muay Thai boxers have made many world-class reputations. Thai martial arts and self-defense techniques are admired around the world until there are many foreign fans. It’s not strange if you buy it back for someone else, because the real thing is only available in Thailand.

Price range: THB 300 to THB 1,300

The Best Places to Buy: Sports shops, Bangkok

5. Pha Khao Ma

One of the characteristics of Thai, Pha Khao Ma is one of the pride that has been with us for many generations. Almost every locality must have it until it becomes a common cloth in the house. Most Thai people use a loincloth as a headdress. Later, Thai men used a cloth to tie the waist (tie the waist) and also applied a variety of uses, such as using it to pack travel luggage, wrap weapons, wear it when taking a bath, wipe the body, and sleep. Call this multipurpose cloth ‘Waist Kian Cloth’ before changing to Linosaur Cloth later.

For a long time, it was spread throughout the country and developed to become a garment attached to the Thai way of life.

Price range: THB 130 to THB 200

The Best Places to Buy: Sampheng, Samphanthawong, Bangkok

6. Coconut Products

No matter what product is made from coconut shells, it can make many foreigners wow, including coconut shell lamps, cutlery, soap dishes, condiment sets, coffee cups, ladles, cups, and many more. The art of coconut shells is beautiful, exotic, and chic. It can be used to decorate the house too. This is another souvenir from local wisdom that will impress the recipient.

Price range: THB 89 to THB 399

The Best Places to Buy: Swanson Food and Beverages or Farmers’ Market, Bangkok

7. Instant noodles

When it comes to popular products in the eBay market, no one knows Mama, Wai Wai, and Yum Yum Quick, which have a large number of orders until they are already a popular product. If foreign friends have the opportunity to visit Thailand. It is a good opportunity to buy back to eat abroad because it arrived with many flavors to choose from, from spicy salad, waterfall, tom yum seafood, and many more. Fill your stomach with a variety of flavors.

Price range: THB 6 to THB 15

The Best Places to Buy: 7- Eleven Convenient Store, Supermarkets in Thailand

8. Elephant pants

Elephant pants are another souvenir about which you can be sure that foreigners will be delighted. Because it is a pant with an elephant pattern that is considered a symbol of Thailand. These pants have many styles with a variety of colors to choose from. And most importantly, it’s very comfortable to wear because the fabric is quite loose. It doesn’t stick to the skin, and it’s also a lightweight fabric that doesn’t feel uncomfortable or hot. Most tourists when they come to Thailand, they wear elephant pants on general travel, sure enough. Of course, some people have to buy them back to their own country or buy them as souvenirs.

Price range: THB 39 to THB 169

The Best Places to Buy: Khao San Road, Bangkok

9. Tuk-Tuk Model

According to the legend that people have always adhered to, foreigners who come to use this type of car can’t define what it is called, so it’s called “tuk-tuk” became the name of this Thai identity car for people around the world since then, Tuk-Tuk can take tourists on a comfortable journey. See the atmosphere of the attractions up close. Sit in the wind against the speed all of them impress foreigners and remember that tuk-tuks are the symbol of traveling in Thailand.

Price range: THB 200 to THB 430

The Best Places to Buy: Salaya, Nakornpatom

10. OTOP processed Thai fruit

Thai fruit is famous abroad. Of course, durian, longan, or any other fruit from our home will be of interest to many foreigners. Products in the processed food category can be purchased at general stores and department stores. It’s very suitable if you bring it as a souvenir for our foreign friends to eat abroad with your family.

Price range: THB 29 to THB 890

The Best Places to Buy: King Power Rangnam, Bangkok


Gifts & souvenirs in Thailand are the gifts that foreigners like and find impressive. It is a unique identity referring to craftsmanship, with the intention of making souvenirs reflecting Thai. There are no other places like this. Therefore, it is not surprising that anyone who visits Thailand has to buy souvenirs to bring back to their loved ones. Of course, if we use the services of Airportels, carrying a lot of luggage will not be a problem anymore.

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10 floating market in Bangkok, Thailand – 2022

There are several floating marketplaces in Bangkok, Thailand that you should not miss. A floating market may be found in every part of Thailand. The floating market’s highlight is the range of goods and services available, including Thai dessert stores, street food, gift shops, and others. As a result, below are the top ten floating markets in Bangkok, Thailand:

1. Khlong Lat Mayom Floating Market

 It is only open on weekends and public holidays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Bang Ramat Road, Bang Ramat Subdistrict, Taling Chan District, Bangkok. There is a good environment, and you will experience the locals’ way of life along the Lat Mayom canal. Items for sale may be found around the two water banks. Items for sale are available at the two water banks. The market is divided into five zones, so the items offered in each zone will be very diverse, enabling you to choose and compare prices. There’s a lot of parking available. It is easily accessible because it is near the Bang Wa BTS Station.

HOW TO GO : BTS ,Bang Wa Station
Address : 15 30/1 Bang Ramat Rd, Bang Ramat, Taling Chan, Bangkok 10170, Thailand
Open : 7 AM – 5 PM (Sat-Sun)

2. Kwan-Riam Floating Market

It is located on Soi Ramkhamhaeng 185 in Bangkok’s Minburi district and is open on weekends from 7:00 to 20:00. Starting at 7:30 a.m., travelers can present food to the monks, which is the highlight of the Kwan-Riam Floating Market. You can visit without paying any entrance fees. It is close to the temples of Bumphennua and Bamphen Tai. Cultural art exhibitions and water traditions are among the various things available. If you go to Kwan-Riam Floating Market, don’t forget to order OTOP items and try the delicious food, such as Pow Thiam Heng eateries and Khruea Thip Thai dessert. There are several amenities available, such as elevators for the elderly and pregnant tourists.

Address : Situated between Soi Ramkhamhaeng 185 and Soi Saereethai 60 and is at a distance of 30 kilometers from Bangkok
Open : 7 AM – 20:00 PM (Sat-Sun)

3. Phraya Suren Floating Market

 It’s at 32 Soi Phrayasuren 50, Sam Wa West Subdistrict, Khlong Sam Wa District, Bangkok, Thailand, and it’s only open on weekends from 8:00 to 16:00. It is located along the Phraya Suren Canal, which runs in front of Wat Phraya Suren, an ancient temple that dates back more than 120 years. The Phraya Suren Floating Market has about 200 stores selling savory and sweet cuisine, as well as noodles, seafood, authentic Thai desserts, a gift shop, and a souvenir shop. You can either drive your own car or take public transit. I propose that you visit Phraya Suren temple before returning to your accommodation to pray to the Buddha for good fortune in your life.

Address :  32 Soi Phrayasuren 50, Sam Wa West Subdistrict, Khlong Sam Wa District, Bangkok, Thailand
Open : 8:00 A.M. – 16:00. PM (Sat-Sun)

4. Sampeng2 Floating Market

It is open from 16:00 to 23:00 and is located in the Bang Khae district of Bangkok, Thailand. It is the largest Thai-Chinese floating market and is one of the check-in points near Thonburi that should not be missed. You can easily get there because it is close to the Bangwa, Talad Phu, and Wutthakat BTS stations. It is also convenient if you drive because there is parking for 1,000 automobiles. The King Taksin Statue, which allows you to receive blessings and worship, is the highlight of the Sampeng2 floating market. There are several activities available, like presenting food to the monks in the morning, Thai cultural performances, and others. Mea Khun Thai noodle with pork is one of the delicious restaurants.

Address : Bang Khae district of Bangkok, Thailand
Open : 16:00 P.M. – 23:00. PM

5. Wad Saphan Floating Market

It is open on weekends from 8:00 to 15:30 at 38 Paknam Krachomthong Road, Bang Phrom Subdistrict, Taling Chan District, Bangkok, Thailand. It is roughly 5 kilometers from the Bang Wa BTS Station. You may visit by utilizing public transit or driving your own car because there is parking available. It first opened roughly 16 years ago. There are several seafood eateries and Thai dessert stores that you should not overlook. Don’t forget to worship the Buddha at Saphan temple before returning.

HOW TO GO : BTS ,Bang Wa Station
Address : 38 Paknam Krachomthong Road, Bang Phrom Subdistrict, Taling Chan District, Bangkok, Thailand
Open : 
08:00 A.M. – 15:30 P.M.

6. Taling Chan Floating Market

It is open on weekends from 7:30 to 16:00 on Chak Phra Road, Khlong Chak Phra Subdistrict, Taling Chan District, Bangkok, Thailand. It is close to the Bang Khun Non MRT Station. Small plants, cacti, and flowers surround the entrance of the Taling Chan Floating Market. A boat trip is also accessible for tourists. The ticket is 60 baht and runs from 12:00 to 15:00. You’d be aboard the boat for about an hour. A boat journey via Taling Chan Floating Market, Khlong Chak Phra Intersection, and Bang Chuong Nang Canal.

HOW TO GO : Bang Khun Non MRT Station
Address : Chak Phra Road, Khlong Chak Phra Subdistrict, Taling Chan District, Bangkok, Thailand.
Open : 
12:00 A.M. – 15:00 P.M.

7. Wat Sai Floating Market

It is open daily from 4:00 to 13:00 on Soi Ekachai 24, Bang Khun Thian Subdistrict, Chom Thong District, Bangkok, Thailand. A wooden bridge in front of the waterfront “Wat Sai Floating Market” serves as a port for carrying items. Every morning, around 100-150 ships arrive with their wares to sell and with a unique and beautiful Thai scenery that attracts both Thai and foreign tourists. It opened more than 40 years ago. Wat Ratcha Orasaram is one of the main tourist sites near Wat Sai Floating Market.

Address : Soi Ekachai 24, Bang Khun Thian Subdistrict, Chom Thong District, Bangkok, Thailand.
Open : 
04:00 A.M. – 13:00 P.M.

8. Khlong bang luang Floating Market

It is open daily from 9:00 to 18:00 on Soi Petchkasem 20, Pak Khlong Phasi Charoen Subdistrict, Phasi Charoen District, Bangkok, Thailand. It’s a small floating market near the Bang Wa BTS Station. If you visit Khlong Bang Luang Floating Market, don’t forget to pay reverence to Luang Pho Topaz in Kamphaeng Bang Chak temple. It is a local floating market along the Bangkok Yai Canal in Phasi Charoen District, which is a historic community dating back to Ayutthaya. There are several eateries accessible, and don’t forget to visit the Khlong bang luang Museum before returning home.

HOW TO GO : BTS ,Bang Wa Station
Address : 
Soi Petchkasem 20, Pak Khlong Phasi Charoen Subdistrict, Phasi Charoen District, Bangkok, Thailand.
Open :
 09:00 A.M. – 18:00 P.M.

9. Wat Sai Floating Market

Located in Chom Thong district of Bangkok, shopping at Wat Sai Floating Market is an enriching experience. Find yourself surrounded by the overwhelming cultural vibes of Thailand. Get introduced to the lifestyle that prevailed one the canal-side.This is surely one of the most popular Bangkok river market.

Address : 58/229 Ekachai 24 Khwaeng Bang Khun Thian, Khet Chom Thong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10150, Thailand
Open :
 6:00 AM – 21:00 PM

10. Bang Nam Pheung

Bang Nam Pheung is one of Bangkok’s best floating marketplaces. It’s on the outskirts, and like Khlong Lat Mayom, it’s not as large or touristy as other of the more well-known ones. One of the finest ways to spend your time here is to binge on some of Thailand’s tastiest delicacies. And there’s enough of it! Order a bowl of whatever appeals to you from one of the many food vendors on boats. So, incorporate this location in your floating market Thailand tour and have a great time!

Address : Bua Bueng Phatthana, Bang Kobua, Phra Pradaeng District, Samut Prakan 10130, Thailand.
Open :
  8:30 AM – 5 PM (Sat-Sun)

Top ten floating markets in Thailand are listed in this article. Don’t miss it!