East West understands that each client have different interests and preference. Listed below are tour and package selections that will help you in planning your itinerary. These items are grouped according to the type of experience you have selected.
A visit to the Royal Grand Palace, the nation's landmark and most praised royal monument in Thailand is a must. The palace, which is the former royal residence of the Chakri Kings, is the perfect example of an ancient Siamese court. Built in 1782 by the King Rama I, it was the centre of power for more than 150 years. Today, the palace is Bangkok's major landmark and most popular tourist attraction.
Fun fun fun!!! Ride on this traditional mode of transportation through the backstreet of Bangkok and Royal Avenue to the Grand Palace Complex.
Located on the edge of Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River is the recently refurbished 79-metre pagoda of Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). Wat Arun is a representation of Mount Meru, the centre of the world in Buddhist cosmology.
Take a break from the busy program and refuel at the local restaurant by the riverside. Satisfy the tastebuds with local cuisine completed with the amazing riverside view
Pass through Chinatown and the flower market. It is amazing to see the hustle and bustle of the colorful local life in Bangkok. Experience the freshest flowers, herbs and seasonal fruits. Stop by one of the flower stalls to learn how to fold lotus flower instructed by a local flower vendor.
Rattanakosin, the historic center of Bangkok, is located on the Chao Phraya river in Phra Nakhon district, centered around the Grand Palace. As the area is an artificial island bordered by the Chao Phraya river to the West and canals to the North, East and South, it is also known as Rattanakosin island. This area houses some of Thailand’s most famous landmarks, including the Grand Palace, the Wat Phra Kaew and the Wat Pho.
Visit the Royal Grand Palace, the nation's landmark and most praised royal monument in Thailand. The palace which is the former royal residence of the Chaki Kings, is the perfect example of an ancient Siamese court. Built in 1782 by the King Rama I, it was the center of power for more than 150 years. Today, the palace is Bangkok's major landmark and visited by locals and visitors.
Note: Photography is permitted in the grounds of Royal Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple, but not inside the buildings. Proper attire is required if one is to enter the chapel which is a national shrine [no bare shoulders, knees or strapless-heels shoes Shoes must be removes before entering the temple as a matter of respect.]
Start the day with a visit to Jim Thompson Museum, the world luxury Thai silk brand has five main businesses which includes fabrics, farm, restaurant, museum and art center. Jim Thompson’s mansion, this teak mansion was home to the charismatic American silk millionaire who spent years filling it with beautiful, priceless antiques before disappearing in mysterious circumstances.
Continue to Visit YenakArt Villa, Contemporary Art Gallery Bangkok. Open hour 11:00 am - 07:00 pm.
Afterward, transfer to Spa (Spa treatment by own expense).
This is a great experience to learn about Thai culture in a day. Firstly, drive through the busy road to Chinatown to pray to the holy gold wooden Buddha at Tien Fah temple. Continue to drive through the busy Chinatown to Bangkok flower market. You will be welcomed with the freshest flowers, herbs and seasonal fruits. You will be able to learn how to fold the Lotus flower at a local flower vendor. Lunch is served at the riverside restaurant with authentic cuisine.
Afterward, take a short walk to the river pier to board on an express boat to visit the Canal village. Chao Phraya river is the main blood flowing through the city center with sub canals or Klong all over the city. You will visit Wat Arun or Temple of dawn, Continue to a small canal to visit the water village with a stop at the fish temple to feed the fish and to get merit in the Buddhist way.
There is a great fun to ride on a TUK TUK (traditional transport) to through Bangkok back street and Royal Avenue to the Grand Palace complex. Visit the famous Emerald Buddha Temple and Royal Grand Palace. Return to the Hotel.
Dress Code: Appropriated with short sleeves covered shoulder and long pants.
Get out of the city and into the countryside with this half-day excursion along Mahasawat Canal in Nakhon Pathom. Situated around 60 kilometers from the city, this region is rich in agriculture; today you'll be seeing much of it from the water as you cruise along the narrow canal (or ?klong?) in a long-tail boat. Pass by orchid and lotus flower farms, rice paddies, and traditional houses built on or next to the water.
This area is known as the ?fruit belt?, and, as its name suggests, there is an abundance of crops hugging the sides of the waterways. Orchids are among the most noticeable, so look out for varieties such as cattleyas, vandas, dendrobiums, escosanda and pompadours. Off the boat, there?s time for a ride through one of the orchards on a specially-organised tractor ride, allowing you to get up close to the flowers and experience the local way of life. The unusual trip also takes you over rice paddies, and there?s chance to taste some of the produce grown here for yourself. The tour run either in the morning or afternoon and includes all tickets and hotel transfers.
*The pick-up time is 07.00 hrs.
1. Round trip transfer
2. English Speaking Guide
3. Long Tailed Boat Fee
This service includes a standard car for the airport transfers.
Surcharge applies for arrival / departure transfer between 2300 - 0700 hrs
This package includes a private vehicle for all ground arrangments including round trip airport transfer and car on disposal. Surcharge applies for arrival / departure transfer between 2300 - 0700 hrs
This package includes a private car for all ground arrangments that includes round trip airport transfers and half day tour accompanied by an English speaking guide. Surcharge applies for arrival / departure transfer between 2300 - 0700 hrs
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