Samut Songkhram

SAMUT SONGKHRAM

Rich in Thai Traditions

A traditional way of life is always on display for visitors to this seaside province; just southwest of Bangkok. Fruit festivals, floating markets, Mae Klong River cruises and ornate temples provide a unique experience for business travelers. The area is flush with fertile land on which an abundance of agricultural products are grown. There are several quality accommodation options that make it a good choice for meetings & incentives events in the agribusiness industry.

FAST FACTS

REGION

Central

POPULATION

194,069 people (Male: 93,179 people, Female: 100,890 people)

HOW TO GET THERE

It is easily reached by bus from Bangkok’s Southern Terminal or by private car that head out on Highway 35 through Mahachai Nakluea.  The Transport Co.,Ltd offers buses from Bangkok to Samut Songkhram departing from the Southern Bus Terminal (Sai Tai).

ACTIVITIES

Cruising, Floating Market, Firefly watching boat trip, Biking tour

TOURIST HOTSPOTS

Don Hoi Lot, Amphawa Floating Market, Amphawan Chetiyaram Temple, Ban Laem Temple, King Rama II Memorial Park, Wat Bang Kung, Rom Hoob Market, Atsana Wihan Mae Phra Bangkerd, Bang Nok Kwaek Market, Klong Khone Mangrove Forest Conservation Centre, Bang Kung Camp, Wat Bang Kae Noi

INTERESTING INFO

In Samut Songkhram, a traditional canal-side existence comes to life at Amphawa Floating Market. Set in a small canal running off the Mae Khlong River, Amphawa is a weekend retreat for Thais and tourists in search of local handicrafts and fresh seafood.