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.
Gracious dancers, delightful music and traditional costumes combined with a tasty feast! Asian culture is full of ceremonial dances in colorful costumes. Slowly and gracefully the dancers move around, sudden bursts of energy following the music. Dozens of carefully practiced facial expressions and delicate movements of the fingers. Enjoy all this over a tasty feast of typical Thai dishes and a great evening is guaranteed!
Explore famous site attractions in Bangkok with WOW by getting Thai life through the combination local transportations. Start the program in middle afternoon and warm up your energy with Tuk Tuk to visit Wat Saket and continue to Pak Klong Talat where you can see lively daily life and continue to Flowers Market, the biggest wholesale flower market in Bangkok. Chill out with cocktail and nice scene for sunset at Sala Rattanakosin by absorbing the nice atmosphere from Dawn Temple which is located with the opposite side. After sunset, observe Rattanakosin Island to take a breath via Wat Po, Grand Palace from outside including by-pass the Giant Swing during night time from the different point of view. Ending the trip at China Town where you can touch and taste several kind of street food vendor along the way.
A classic day combining famous floating market Damnoen Saduak with the Sampran Riverside (Rosegarden), a Thai cultural village with cultural- and elephant shows in a beautiful park. South west of Bangkok is a delta area, highly fertile and full of coconut plantations and fruit orchards. You will enter the famous Damnoen Saduak floating market by long-tailed boat via a labyrinth of narrow canals through the orchards. Sit and take your pictures, try some mango and sticky rice or hot soup with fish balls. The old ladies chat in their little boats and make smartly use of long sticks to hand your small change; no need to move about and risk toppling the boat! Don‟t forget to take a look behind all the souvenir stalls to see the wooden houses stretching along canals like they did for centuries. After the long trip, your Thai lunch will be served in Rosegarden or „Suan Sampran‟ in Thai, a Thai cultural village set in beautifully landscaped gardens just outside Bangkok. It encompasses a small lake and makes great setting for family picnics and walks. It also offers Patom organic village activities where you could learn about organic farming and experience the livelihood of a Thai farmer. You could try rice planting the traditional way or harvesting if it happens to be the season.
The highlights of the Thai capital in one leisurely day! Discover Bangkok in style with your own expert guide and private car to calmly find your way from highlight to highlight. You will learn of the history of the City Pillar on Rattanakosin island where Bangkok was founded, enter the always bustling Wat Po; home to the 45 meter long Reclining Buddha and the perfect place to make your offering for your wish to be granted. Explore the lanes and stalls of China Town, full of smells and colors, traditional products and Chinese temples. Marvel at the sea of flowers on the orchid market where house wives come pick the best flowers to put on their family-altar at home. Explore Wat Benchamabophit, also known as „Marble Temple‟, this remarkable temple is unique in that it fuses Thai style with European architecture and is built entirely of Italian marble.
This most interesting half-day tour takes you to the rural yet world-famous floating market of Damnern Saduak. South west of Bangkok is a delta area, highly fertile and full of coconut plantations and fruit orchards. You will enter the famous Damnoen Saduak floating market by long-tailed boat via a labyrinth of narrow canals through the orchards. Sit and take your pictures, try some mango and sticky rice or hot soup with fish balls. The old ladies chat in their little boats and make smartly use of long sticks to hand your small change; no need to move about and risk toppling the boat! Don‟t forget to take a look behind all the souvenir stalls to see the wooden houses stretching along canals like they did for centuries.
The Grand Palace is to Thailand what the pyramids are to Egypt and the Eiffel tower to Paris; the face of the nation and well worth an in-depth guided visit. Dive in deep with your guide, learn about the why and how of the colors, the symbolism behind the postures of the guards, the religious aspect of the palace and temple for the Thai and the function of the complex today. Why was it located here and what is the design based on? Get your questions answered about the Royal palace and Thai culture in general. Take your time to step behind the busy crowds and soak up the atmosphere of the most visited and most famous sight of Thailand.
The Grand Palace is your fairytale-come-to-life, the full sparkling symbol of Bangkok, always busy and alive. For a bit of contrast enter bustling China town and visit the always jaw-dropping Reclining Buddha in Wat Po. Three Bangkok- highlights in one half day! The Grand Palace is one of those places that never disappoint you; so much color and glitter, such a strong sense of spiritual life and so full of Royal history. Your guide will show you all about it before taking you to pay your respect to the gigantic reclining Buddha in Wat Po. You may want to offer 108 baht yourself, coin by coin, behind the enormous back of the Reclining Buddha in Wat Po. After passing his enormous face, ears and feet, with mother-of- pearl inlay, you will find 108 buckets and if you make sure not to skip one your wish might be granted. If youbelieve more in the power of commerce then luck.
A tour filled with color, smell and impressions of many different people who make up Thailand. Business has always been the keyword in the Chinese community and when you are trying to make your way through the hundreds of shops selling everything from toys to chopsticks and from typewriters to car engines. Different sections have different products and your guide leads you from one alley to the next. The delicious smell of spice prickles your nose and eyes. Your eyes go open even wider on the Pak Klong Talat or Flower market, the wholesale market from where scooters full of flowers get whisked away all over town and where house wife come pick the right flowers for their daily offerings. Then visit Wat Traimit houses world's largest massive gold seated Buddha measuring nearly five metres in height and weighing five and a half ton.
Discover three of Bangkok's iconic places: The City Pillar, Wat Saket and Wat Benchamabophit. Learn about Bangkok history, Thai Buddhism and culture, and marvel at the extraordinary architecture.
Bangkok City Pillar Shrine or Sarn Lak Muang was built along with the establishment of Rattanakosin as a capital city. It is the custom of the Brahmins to raise the pillars in the most suitable place in additional to bless the city and then the city is allowed to build after that. Then continue onwards to Wat Saket, a tranquil temple in the city centre.
Take a short walk up the temple’s golden hill, listening to the chimes of the temple’s bells. Enjoy fantastic views of the Rattanakosin neighbourhood from this elevated viewpoint. Finally, explore Wat Benchamabophit, also known as “Marble Temple‟, this remarkable temple is unique in that it fuses Thai style with European architecture and is built entirely of Italian marble. Learn about the history of the monument and get a glimpse into the daily lives of Thai monks while exploring the vast site.
Meet your guide at Laem Chabang Port, then transfer to Pattaya City approximately 40 mins drive.
Morning, visit Nong Nooch Tropical Garden has emerged as a fascinating tourist destination renowned for its wide-ranging gardens, skywalk and cultural. See the great and beautiful contemporary Thai cultural performance. Delicate style of dance alternated with a strong aggressive martial arts and the beautiful elaborate stage harmonized with the costume within each performance.
Enjoy lunch at local restaurant (food only). Continue to visit the Northern face of Buddha Mountain Pattaya is one of the largest Buddha images in the world. Also known as 'Khao Chi Chan' and 'Laser Buddha' which is unique attraction featuring a large Buddha image carved into the wall of a mountain.
Visit Pattaya Floating Market 4 regions of Thailand which is divided into four sections, each representing the four main regions of Thailand - North, Northeast, Central and South. You can find hundreds of shops and vendors selling the local foods and fruits, local products of each region. These shops are build in Thai wooden houses distributed along the canal of the floating market.
Relax time on Pattaya Beach and return transfer to Leam Chabang Port.
Inclusions: Private land transfers by air-conditioned mini-van, Pick up / Drop off at Laem Chabang Port Chonburi, Escorted by English speaking guide, Admission fee as mentioned in the program, Cold towel and drinking water.
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
Follow the trails unveiling the charm of South East Asia. With interesting sights and scenery from ruins, temples and rustic ambience of the local markets, take an awe-inspiring trip to Indochina where we bring you an experiential travel of a lifetime.