Tour Name: Private Bangkok City Tour
Tour Code: 1020P1
Pick Up Time from Hotel: 09:00 am
Drop of Time to Hotel: 05:00 pm
Tour Duration: 8 Hours
Tour Type: Private
Places to visit:
Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), Walking tour 500 Meters to The Chinatown, Drive pass to Pak Khlong Talat (Flower Market), Grand Palace & Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) and Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun).
What You Need To Know
This private tour in Bangkok is only for you and your group, with no other participants. We pick you up at your Bangkok city area hotel lobby and also drop you off at the hotel after the tour. Pick up time at your Bangkok hotel is 9:00 am.
At 9am, your private English-speaking guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and you will leave the hotel together for private Bangkok city tour. Your first stop will be Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit).
Wat Traimit, also called the Temple of the Golden Buddha, is a well-known landmark in Private Bangkok City Tour. It is famous for its enormous solid gold Buddha statue, weighing 5.5 tones and valued at approximately $250 million.
The statue, standing at 3 meters tall, is made of 18-karat gold and showcases the Sukhothai Dynasty art style. The temple is visually stunning, featuring a tall spire and traditional Thai architectural design.
Next you’ll enter the side streets of Chinatown and experience Bangkok from a unique perspective. Bangkok Chinatown is the biggest Chinese community in Thailand and has a rich history of trade with the Thai people.
During the reign of King Rama I, the commercial center was established around Ratchawong Pier, and later, King Rama V built roads to promote trade, naming one of them Yaowarat Road.
Today, Yaowarat Road is famous among tourists for its diverse street food options, including international dishes and a market selling fresh ingredients and Chinese clothing.
The road is also a hub for important Chinese festivals and features religious sites of various religions and beautiful old buildings. Chinatown Bangkok is a popular landmark for private Bangkok city tour.
Next, drive through and visit the Pak Khlong Talat (Flower Market) in Bangkok. The Pak Khlong Talat night market used to be a fish market, but now it sells vegetables, fruits, and fresh flowers.
The market consists of four main sections, one owned by the government and three owned by private businesses. It is famous for its flowers and is ranked as the fourth best flower market in the world.
It is also the third largest orchid flower market. The market is located along Chakrapetch road and around several schools and temples. During the day, it is a regular market, but at night it transforms into a vibrant flower market, selling various types of flowers at low prices.
There are also flower arrangement services and equipment available for sale. Many flower shops from all over the country come here to buy flowers in bulk and then sell them in their own stores.
The market is especially busy during Valentine’s Day when flower prices increase. Pak Khlong Talat market is a must-visit attraction for flower lovers in private Bangkok city tour.
You’ll get to explore the Grand Palace, which is the most renowned tourist spot in Bangkok for private Bangkok city tour. The Grand Palace in Bangkok is a famous and impressive landmark that is a must-see for visitors.
It was built in 1782 and served as the residence of the Thai King and the seat of government for 150 years. The palace showcases the skill and creativity of the Thai people with its stunning architecture and intricate details.
It also housed various government departments and even a mint. Today, it remains an important spiritual center for the Thai Kingdom.
Within the palace grounds is the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which is considered the most significant Buddhist temple in Thailand.
The temple houses the highly revered Emerald Buddha, a jade statue carved in the Lanna style.
Next, you’ll visit to the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho). If you visit to Bangkok and miss seeing Wat Pho, then you haven’t truly experienced the private Bangkok city tour. Wat Pho is a popular temple in Thailand, famous for its enormous statue of the Reclining Buddha. The temple is also known for its many other Buddha images and its history as the first educational center in Thailand. It is conveniently located near the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Due to its location and lesser-known status, Wat Pho is less crowded and a great option for tourists new to Thailand.
Before returning your hotel, you’ll explore to The Temple of Dawn, also known as Wat Arun. Wat Arun is a famous temple located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok. It stands out from other temples due to its unique design and beautiful riverside setting. Named after the Indian god of dawn, Arun, it was discovered by King Taksin who saw it as a sign to establish the new capital of Siam. Nowadays, Wat Arun is a popular tourist attraction in private Bangkok city tour and one of the few Buddhist temples where visitors are allowed to climb.
At approximately 5:00 pm, guide will drop you off at the meeting point or your hotel in Bangkok where the Private Bangkok City Tour will end.
Children under 3 years old are free of charge (No seat providing and share seat with parents).
For children above 3 years old and higher than 120 cm, adult’s price will be applied.
Private Bangkok City Tour Dress Code:
To enter Buddhist temples in Thailand, it is necessary to wear clothing that covers the shoulders and knees. This dress code is more lenient for visiting non-sacred temples, but still requires women to cover their shoulders and chest, and wear bottoms that go past the knees. Men are required to wear long pants and shirts with sleeves.
Not recommended for travelers with back problems.
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions.
We are happy to accommodate vegetarian dietary preferences and ask that you please advise us of your needs at the time of booking. We will do our best to ensure that you have a satisfying and enjoyable meal during the tour.
We regret to inform you that our tours are not allowed for pregnant travelers due to the physical demands and potential risks involved. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We encourage expectant mothers to consider alternative tour arrangements that align with their health and safety needs.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date Private Bangkok City Tour or a full refund.
This private tour in Bangkok is organised exclusively for you, no others will join. You will be in trusted hands with our professional English speaking licensed tour guide.
To visit the Grand Palace you must have your legs and shoulders covered. You will also need to remove footwear when entering sacred spaces.
Airbnb do not provide House name or number, we’re unable to pick up guests from Airbnb lodging.
Experience the grandeur of Wat Traimit, the Temple of the Golden Buddha, on our Private Bangkok City Tour. Admire the awe-inspiring 3-meter tall solid gold Buddha statue, weighing an astounding 5.5 tons and valued at approximately $250 million. Marvel at the intricate Sukhothai Dynasty artistry showcased in this 18-karat gold masterpiece. Immerse yourself in the traditional Thai architecture and the striking spire of this remarkable temple.
Private Bangkok City Tour
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Bangkok with our exclusive Private Bangkok City Tour. Discover the city's iconic landmarks, such as the Grand Palace and Wat Arun, accompanied by our knowledgeable local guides. Experience the vibrant atmosphere of bustling markets and indulge in authentic Thai cuisine along the way. Book your private tour today and embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Bangkok.
Language: US English
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