Grand Temples Along

The Chao Phraya

Cuisine Experience

Explore the Grand Palace and dazzling temples along the Chao Phraya River.

Neighborhood

Rattanakosin, the historic center of Bangkok.

Availability

Departs daily at 8:30am

Half Day Tour:

Meet your guide down by the riverfront, where you will embark on a journey to experience the city like locals as you travel by boat, heading to Bangkok’s old city, or Rattanakosin area. Along the way, you will be entertained with insider stories of Bangkok’s landmarks. Arriving at the old city area, you will visit some of our favourite, must-see temples:  The Grand Palace and Wat Po and marvel at the unique and beautiful style of Thai temple architecture. Your guide will return you back to the original meeting point at the end of the tour.

Full Day Tour:

Extend your excursion to include a lovely Thai lunch and a visit across the river to the stunning Wat Arun, to round out your day.

2,200 THB/pax (Half day) / 2,800 THB/pax (Full day)

INCLUDED AND NOT

  • An amazingly delicious good time! YES
     
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    Professional and entertaining guide with an advanced level of English. YES
     
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    All admission fees for visited temples.YES
     
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    Lunch (Full Day Tour Only).YES
     
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    Transportation to and from the tour. Tour meeting points are conveniently located. Confirmation e-mails include clear directions how to arrive to our meeting place. NOT
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    Alternate tastings/substitutions/extra food & drink NOT

Features

Half Day Tour

  • Dive into Koh Rattanakosin by the Chao Phraya river taxi to see the highlights of the Old City of Bangkok.
  • Explore the residence of the Thai Kings, the Grand Palace, and the most sacred Buddhist temple, Wat Phra Kaew.
  • Discover one of the largest temple complexes in the city famed for its stunning reclining Buddha and is also the first university of Thailand and a center of traditional massage and medicine.

Full Day Tour

  • Enjoy a delicious lunch at an old-city Thai restaurant
  • Visit to one of Bangkok’s world famous landmarks, Wat Arun or the Temple of Dawn and take a challenge to climb up the vertical staircases of the Prang (tower) to see a view of the river and Bangkok.

Further Details

  • Starting Point: Saphan Taksin BTS Station

  • Ending Point: Saphan Taksin BTS Station

  • Time/Duration:

  • 8:30am – 12:30pm Half Day Tour (approximately 4 hours)

  • 8:30am – 3:00pm Full Day Tour (approximately 6 ½ hours)

  • Minimum 2 participants for this private tour. Single travelers will be charged the 2 person rate.
  • Dietary: Vegetarian diets can be accommodated with prior notice. We cannot currently accommodate vegan, gluten-free or halal diets on this tour.

  • Group size and dynamics: 1-10 persons.

  • Children: All ages are welcome. Families with children under 5 are asked contact [email protected] to inquire about family private tours for the comfort of their family and other guests.

  • What to wear: Long pants and short or long sleeve shirts are required for entry to the Royal Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Tank tops are not allowed. Proper footwear is also required.  Sandals are ok with something around the heel, but flip flops are not allowed. Sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat are never a bad idea for Bangkok weather!

  • Cancellation/Change Policy: We understand that unexpected changes occur. Our cancellation policy allows changes to tickets per the following schedule:

    • 7+ days before original tour date, 75% refund
    • 2 to 6 days before original tour date, 50% refund
    • 48 hours or less prior to your tour, no refund is possible
    • Late arrivals: If you arrive more than 10 minutes late or after we have moved from our initial meeting spot, you may be considered a no-show.
    • No Shows: No refund without exception.
    • Date Changes: Only permitted 48 hours in advance of original tour date and subject to Taste of Thailand tour requirements.

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