Khlong Daen Floating Market is located in Tambon Khlong Daen, Ranot District, Songkhla. It is connected with Tambon Ram Kaeo, Hua Sai District, Nakhon Si Thammarat province.
Khlong Daen is a natural boundary between the two provinces, in which three canals; namely, Khlong Ranot, Khlong Cha-uat, and Khlong Pak Phanang meet. It was dubbed “Khlong Daen, Three Canal, Two Provinces”.
Visitors will find old wooden row houses, wooden bridges used for walking around the market, shops selling community products, local foods that are hard to find, as well as, local art and cultural performances; such as, Manohra dance, shadow play and Thai musical performances with Thai and international musical instruments. It also offers boat cruises to see the floating market and canals side community lifestyle.
The Market is open every Saturday between 12.00-08.00 p.m.
In addition, the community around the Khlong Daen Floating Market features a community, Buddhism-based tourism, where visitors can stay at the 100-year-old homestay that boasts a collection of antique daily life utensils. Other homestays are also available for visitor to experience the simple lifestyle of this community.
To get there: From Amphoe Ranot or Amphoe Mueang Songkhla, take Highway No. 408 (route to Nakhon Si Thammarat province.) At Km. 74, there is a market entrance sign on the left, so turn left for 3 Kilometres to the market. The distance from Amphoe Ranot is 23 Kilometres.
Klong Daen Floating Market
Location: Khlong Daen, Ranot, Songkhla 90140 Thailand