Amphawa floating market - monk offering 1

We took a slight detour on the 3rd day of our trip.   We started the day with a monk offering at Amphawa Market, then we took a slight detour and went to the Maeklong Railway Market.  By afternoon, we went back to Bangkok and ended the day at the Chinatown there.


Are you READY?  Then click on the chapter selection below to read on for day 3!


Day 3 Travel Route:

Amphawa Floating Market (1.5 hours drive out from Bangkok) -> Maeklong Railway Market -> MBK and Pratunam Shopping District (Bangkok) -> Chinatown (Bangkok)


Total Transport Cost: 522 baht


Itinerary (click below for detailed review of place of interest):

1.) Monk offering in the morning at Amphawa Market

2.) Leave to Maeklong Railway Market by noon.

3.) Travel back to Bangkok in afternoon and visit MBK mall and the Pratunam Shopping District in Bangkok

4.) Visit Chinatown in Bangkok in late afternoon, and ate dinner there

5.) Stayed overnight in Bangkok



The hotel we stayed overnight in Bangkok was pretty sketchy…I DO NOT RECOMMEND IT.  Read my review here.

Instead, here are some way better hotel options in Bangkok.

Alec Chan

Alec Chan is an intrepid traveler, travel writer, author, speaker, serial entrepreneur and self professed Asia travel ambassador. Traveling all around Asia since 2003, and still traveling, Alec is an accomplished and passionate traveler seeking to bridge the cultural gaps in Asia. Through his unique perspective as a Canadian born Chinese, Alec shares his special insights on Asia to help others around the world to have a better understanding on Asian culture so that they can have a more meaningful, fun, and stress free trip to Asia. Alec has written numerous travel guides on several destinations in Asia and is the editor in chief of

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