3 Days Bangkok Way Of Life
Bangkok, Colors of Bangkok – Old Siam – Canals Tour – Bangkok
Bangkok is the capital of Thailand and, with a population of over twelve million inhabitants, is by far, the largest city. With its high-rise buildings, heavy traffic congestion, and intense heat, it is still one of Asia's most cosmopolitan and traveller-friendly cities with magnificent temples and palaces, authentic and still used practical canals, busy markets, fantastic food, and vibrant nightlife that has something for everyone.
This great journey inside Thailand’s capital includes several types of transport such as, bike, car, Skytrain(BTS) and of course a boat trip on the famous Chao Praya River. The three-day trip truly reflects the Bangkok way of life and reveals many of its known sightseeing spots. Enjoy a pleasant stay at the Shanghai Mansion Bangkok.Show More
Asian Trails Thailand offers special tours for Bangkok and excellent rates for the 3 Days Bangkok Way Of Life starting from 2016-11-01 to 2017-10-31 including all taxes and service charges.
Tours are operated with English speaking guidance only; other languages are on request and are subject to supplementary charges.
Start From : 2016-11-01
Start From : 2017-10-31
Tour Package Itinerary
DAY 1 BANGKOK-COLORS OF BANGKOK [-/-/-]
(BY CAR/BIKING AND WALKING)
a.m. Pick up from Bangkok Airport and transfer to Siam Heritage or Shanghai Mansion Bangkok for check-in.
12:30-17:30 Experience a 4-5 hour cycling tour of Colors of Bangkok over a distance of 25-30 kms. through the metropolitan Bangkok. This trip includes the visits of a local Buddhist temple complex, a sweatshop making sandals and a short boat trip across the Chao Phya River in a longtailed boat. You will visit the slum houses and the people living there as well as an open-air Muay Thai school (kickboxing). You will ride through the greenest area of Bangkok and stop to visit a Burmese style (Mon) built Chedi and a local elementary school. On most routes traveled by “Colors of Bangkok”, cars and other heavy traffic are not able to drive which results in a 95% traffic free route. During the trip we will stop about every hour to rest and to provide you drinking water or a soft drink. Halfway we will stop at a local food shop and try the Pad Thai Kung or Kao Pad. Return to your hotel.
DAY 2 BANGKOK-OLD SIAM TOUR-BANGKOK BY NIGHT [B/L/D]
08:00-15:00 Visit to the center of Bangkok 220 years ago was around the royal Grand Palace. We will bring you back to Bangkok during the reign of King Rama IV where the first road was cut to facilitate the expats who were living in Bangkok. Drive and walk through the 3 roads – Charoen Krung, Bamrungmuang and Fueng Nakorn. Full of history and story of business establishment along the road side. First stop is made at Wat Sraked (Golden Mt.) for panoramic view of the Old Bangkok City.
Afterwards, continue by Tuk Tuk (Samlor) to visit Baan Bart, the original Khmer community and nowadays well-known for the alms-bolw or Baat making. We walk further to visit Wat Suthat and the Giant Swing. After lunch at a local restaurant, we continue to visit Wat Rajbophit to see the beautiful temple hall decorated with Benjarong wares.
17:30-22:30 Visit a night in Bangkok. Start exploring the bustling Chinatown a popular tourist attraction and a food haven. Upon this 1-km strip packed with market stalls, street-side restaurants and a dense concentration of gold shops.
Continue the journey to Pakklong Talaad, the biggest wholesale and retail fresh flower market in Bangkok. Drive to Wat Suthat and The Giant Swing. From here, we continue on foot passing Bangkok Metropolitan Office to Democracy Monument.
19:00 Dinner at Hotel De’ Moc, then travelling by tram around Ratanakosin area with the fantastic views of “The Must-See” attractions in Bangkok, Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, The Golden Mount, Wat Ratchanaddaram, The Democracy Monument, The City Pillar Shrine, The Grand Palace, Wat Pho, National Theatre and Santi Chaiprakarn Park.
21:15 End up the night by exploring the Khao San Road for its famously described as "the centre of the backpacking universe". Return to your hotel for accommodation.
DAY 3 BANGKOK CANALS ROUTE (BOAT TRIP) [B/L/-]
Breakfast at hotel.
07:30-15:00 Depart by minibus for the River City boat landing and take a long-tailed boat for visits of Bangkok Canals route. First stop is made at the Chinese Shrine on the bank of the river near Wat Anongkharam. The Shrine is established over 200 years ago during Thonburi period. Then continue to the site of Queen Mother former house which is now set up as a memorial museum to the late Queen Mother. Next stop is at Wat Santa Cruz, then stroll around the local village of Kudi Chin and a stop at local bakery. Return to the bird and continue the journey to Wat Rakang for a unique triplex scripture hall aged over 200 years that once used to be the house of King Rama I when he was Chao Praya Chakri. Visit other historical sites in the temple. Continue to Supatra Restaurant for lunch and return to your hotel.
p.m. Transfer to Bangkok Airport for your departure flight.
- Guaranteed daily departures with English/German/French-speaking guide at minimum of 2 persons and not available for Triple room.
INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE:
- Accommodations and meals as mentioned in the program
- Transfers, entrance fees, and tours by air-conditioned car/minibus/coach with English/German/French-speaking guide
- Service charges, room tax, VAT and baggage handling
NOT INCLUDED IN THE TOUR PRICES ARE:
- Optional tours
- Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry etc.
- Other tours & meals than mentioned in the program
- Minor program changes are sometimes necessary, depending on local conditions and room availability.
- Should VAT (currently 7%) or any other government taxes or fuel cost be introduced within the contract period, we reserve the right to adjust our rates accordingly to reflect the change.
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