Bangkok Street Food Discovery

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning

tour highlights

  • Breakfast on traditional ‘Khao Tom’ at Bangrak Market
  • Enjoy Thai sweets at Tha Chang amulet market
  • Try Dim Sum and other Chinese delicacies in Chinatown
  • Visit colourful Sam Yan fresh food market
  • Tuck into tasty Thai dishes upstairs at Sam Yan

tour details

Bangkok is a food lover’s paradise. On our foodie tour, we’ll start at Bangrak Market, famous for its wide selection of flowers as well as being a wet market. As Thais do, we’ll buy fresh fruit and traditional ‘Khao Tom’ for breakfast as we walk towards the river. We’ll hop on a ferry and take a ride to Tha Chang Pier, home to Bangkok’s most extensive Buddhist amulet market. As we stroll through the market, we’ll enjoy Thai sweets and soft drinks. Then it’s off to bustling Chinatown where we can enjoy Dim Sum and other Chinese specialties. Our final destination is Sam Yan Market, affording an abundance of fresh fruit and vegetables, fish and meat. Upstairsfrom the market, we’ll lunch in the open air food hall, a gourmet’s delight of Thai food stalls centred on a Thai-style steakhouse.

tour description

08:00 hrs Pick up by your guide from your hotel in the city centre. Departure from the hotel by taxi to Bangrak Market, originally a flower market offering blooms for all occasions at wholesale or retail prices. Beside the flowers, this trading area also serves as a wet market, with many foods available. Pick up some fruits and traditional 'Khao Tom', a delicious rice soup, which Thais eat for breakfast, as you walk towards Saphan Thaksin Pier. 09:30 hrs Board a public ferry and enjoy a 15 minutes ferry ride to Tha Chang Pier. The area around the pier plays host to Bangkok's most extensive Buddhist amulet market. Also, right next to the market Thammasat University, one of Thailand's most prestigious universities is located. Enjoy Thai sweets and local soft drinks while visiting the amulet market. 10.30 hrs Continue by public taxi to Chinatown and explore this bustling area full of shops, food stalls and Chinese vendors. Try some Chinese pork buns, Dim Sum and other Chinese specialties. 12.00 hrs Travel by Tuk Tuk to Hua Lompong MRT station (subway) and make your way by MRT to Sam Yan Market. The ground level of the market is a fresh market, where you can find everything from vegetables to fruit and seafood to fresh meat. On the second floor, Sam Yan market is a food lover's paradise. You can find various tasty choices - ranging from fresh Thai seafood, Thai-style steakhouse, and all make-to-order style Thai a la carte. Enjoy your lunch here before your guide takes you back to your hotel by public taxi.


Transfer included: Yes, Daily except Monday from Bangkok hotels
Meals included: Street food & soft drinks


    Note: All transport during this tour is by public transport (taxi, ferry, tuk tuk).
      Tour code: BKKDBSFD

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