4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS
On arrival at Bangkok International Airport, you will be received by our representative and transferred to your chosen accommodation.
BANGKOK CITY ADVENTURE ON FOOT / BANGKOK NIGHTLIFE
After breakfast at the hotel, your city adventure commences with a walk through Pak Khlong Talat the biggest fresh flower market in the city. The variety includes roses, daisies and more exotic species such as orchids in every color and shade imaginable.
Visit Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), founded in the 16th century, the oldest and biggest temple with the largest number of pagodas (95 in all) in the city. Wat Pho was the first open university of Thailand which offered courses in several branches of knowledge like literature, astrology, medicine and massage. It’s well known for its huge Reclining Buddha, 46 m. long and 15 m. high.
Continue on foot passing through Bamrung Muang Road, one of the very first roads in Bangkok which runs through the old districts of the city. Many forgotten buildings and landmarks along the road reflect how fast the city has changed. The road is stacked with shops selling beautiful Buddha images, bowls monks carry on their morning rounds, candles, incense sticks and related items.
Then visit Wat Suthat, which is famous for the excellent murals created in the reign of King Rama III. The Wihara (preaching hall) should be seen for its collection of gilded Buddha images. A huge door with intricate carving, which is the masterpiece of King Rama II, once belonged to this temple and is now kept in the National Museum. In front of the temple is a Giant Swing, this religious structure of Bangkok was originally constructed in 1784 and was proclaimed as a national historical site in 1949. Standing at a height of 21 metres, painted in red color and the unique structure of wooden pillars it has become one of the landmark symbols of Bangkok.
Continue the tour by passing though Bangkok city hall to visit the Golden Mount, which is an artificial hill topped by a gilded pagoda. The mount is 260 feet in height from its base. Started by King Rama III and completed in the reign of King Rama IV, it is one of the most celebrated landmarks in Bangkok’s old area and offers a panoramic city view from the top.
Lunch will be at a local restaurant before being transferred back to hotel. You can opt for a foot massage in the afternoon (optional).
Dine at Bangkok Sky Restaurant, located on the top of the Baiyoke Sky Hotel which is the tallest hotel in Thailand. You can enjoy all sorts of delicious food while enjoying the sight of Bangkok. After dinner, you can access the observation and the revolving roof deck, which offers its visitors a spectacularly unobstructive view of Bangkok in all its panoramic glory.
After dinner, our guide will accompany you to explore local nightlife. (Shopping, clubbing, bar flying, or a cultural show).
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
FBANGKOK SIGHTSEEING BY TRAIN & ROAD / KHAO SAN ROAD
After breakfast at the hotel your city tour on the BTS Sky Train offers a vantage point to vistas and greenery most locals have never seen. Ride along the heart of Bangkok passing through Siam Square, a major shopping district and home to Bangkok’s youth culture. Pass along the main business district and the Erawan Shrine, famed for its four-headed golden statue of Brahma.
The Sky Train tour is followed by a boat tour on the Chao Phraya River Express to old Bangkok (Rattanakosin Island), the original area of Bangkok when it was first established as the capital over 200 years ago. En route you can see many magnificent temples and architectural buildings, including the First Presbyterian Church, the Royal Thai Navy Dockyard, the Thai Maritime Navigation Company, the Old Customs House and the Royal Boat House.
Visit the Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaeo (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) the most beautiful and important Buddhist temple in Thailand. It is so richly and intricately decorated that upon entering the temple, you will feel as if you are in a real ’city of angels’.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.
A city sightseeing tour along Ratchadumnoen Avenue (The Royal’s Way) is in store for you. En route you can see many magnificent temples and architectural buildings, including the city pillar shrine, National Museum, Democracy Monument, Golden Mountain, Thai Boxing Stadium, Anantasamakhom Palace, National Assembly, Dusit Zoo and Chitlada Palace which is the King’s Residence.
Transfer back to your hotel. The afternoon is free for you to relax or do some shopping.
Tonight’s dinner will be at Supatra River house, located on the banks of the mighty Chao Phraya river with stunning views of the Grand Palace and Wat Arun, which are the highlights of Bangkok. The restaurant offers a variety of great modern art & Thai classical theatre shows at no cost every Friday and Saturday. Show program are changed every week.
After dinner, visit Khao San Road where the world’s young travelers meet. Khao San Road is a favorite crossroads for the young travelers on a budget. It has evolved over the last two decades from just one small hostel providing low-budget accommodation to become one of the worlds most well-known destinations. At night, it turns into a lively thoroughfare lined with street stalls selling cheap clothes, handicrafts, souvenirs and thousands of other items. The lights are on at the many bars where the travelers tell tales of the days adventures and discoveries and the plans for tomorrow. Khao San Road is not just for foreign travelers, many young Thai people like to hang out there as well.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner
Breakfast is at the hotel.
The rest of the day is free for your own activities till the time that you are transferred to the airport for your flight to your onward destination. You can also extend your trip by taking a relaxing holiday on the famous beaches of Pattaya, Phuket or Samui or you can choose the cultural capital of Thailand, Chiang Mai.