Bangkok City & Temples Tour

Bangkok Tours

Discover three of Bangkok's finest temples: Wat Traimit houses a striking 3-metre tall Golden Buddha image - a gleaming, 5-ton figure of solid gold. Wat Pho houses the highly revered giant Reclining Buddha and traditional massage school, while Wat Benjabophit is famous for its elegant, white marble facade and Buddha images lining the cloister walls behind the main chapel.

Alternatively, combine a tour to the three temples above with a visit to the Grand Palace. Inside its 61-acre complex, you'll encounter what is undoubtedly one of the wonders of the world, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew).


Special Rates for Asia Web Direct Subscribers
01/11/13 - 31/10/14
Bangkok City & Temples plus Grand Palace (Includes Wat Traimit & Wat Pho)*
Rates per person in Thai Baht
Joining Tour Price Private Groups Price
1,315 1 Pax 2-3 Pax 4-6 Pax 7-9 Pax
3,645 2,340 1,905 2,305
 
 

Tour 1

 
Bangkok City & Temples
08:30-12:00 or 13:30-17:00

From several magnificent temples in Bangkok, the three most unique ones are Wat Traimit, Wat Pho, and Wat Benchamabophit. Wat Traimit houses a striking 3-meter tall Golden Buddha image - a gleaming, 5-ton figure of solid gold. Wat Pho is Bangkok's oldest and largest temple, featuring the largest reclining Buddha image in Thailand and the Chedi of the Kings. Finally there is Wat Benchamabophit, a fine modern Thai temple constructed from white Carrara marble with ornate crossbeams decorated with lacquer and gold.

Please Note:

Tour transfers are only offered within central Bangkok. Hotels outside of the city are not covered by a transfer service and guests will be required to find their own way to the meeting point.

Special Rates
01/11/13 - 31/10/14
Bangkok City & Temples
Rates per person in Thai Baht
Joining Tour Price Private Groups Price
1,020 1 Pax 2-3 Pax 4-6 Pax 7-9 Pax
2,620 1,450 1,075 1,030
Restriction:
  • Minimum 2 Pax
  • A minimum of two people for join tour
  • Child rates are applicable for 2 children between 2 - 11 years if accompanied by 2 full paying passengers.

Tour 2

 
City & Temples + Grand Palace
08:30 - 12:30 or 13:30 - 17:30

This tour includes three of the most unusual Buddhist temples in Bangkok: Wat Trimitr with its invaluable Golden Buddha (5 1/2 tons of solid gold). Wat Po, the most extensive temple in Bangkok, with its colossal Reclining Buddha and the Chedis of the Kings.

The Grand Palace was the seat not only of the king and his court, but contained within its crenellated walls, the entire government administration. The architecture is vibrantly Thai though there are some European designs as well. Brilliantly colored and gilded, and decorated with intricate detail, the overall effect is dazzling. The palace served as the official residence of the kings of Thailand from the 18th to the mid-20th century.

The most famous building on the palace grounds is Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. Construction of the temple began when King Rama I moved the capital from Thonburi to Bangkok in 1785. Unlike other Thai temples, it does not contain living quarters for monks; rather, it has only the richly decorated holy buildings, statues, and pagodas.

The main temple building is the central ubosoth, which houses the Emerald Buddha. Though green in color, the Buddha is actually carved from a single piece of jade, and though only 17 inches tall, is the most revered object in Thailand. Also within the grounds are several palaces, used for various occasions: the Funeral Palace, Reception Palace, Throne Hall, Coronation Hall, and the Royal Guest House. The majority of halls and palaces can be viewed from outside only, but the exteriors are captivating enough to please.

Please Note:

Tour transfers are only offered within central Bangkok. Hotels outside of the city are not covered by a transfer service and guests will be required to find their own way to the meeting point.

Special Rates
01/11/13 - 31/10/14
Bangkok City & Temples plus Grand Palace (Includes Wat Traimit & Wat Pho)*
Rates per person in Thai Baht
Joining Tour Price Private Groups Price
1,890 1 Pax 2-3 Pax 4-6 Pax 7-9 Pax
3,810 2,450 2,000 2,410
Restriction:
  • Minimum 2 Pax
  • A minimum of two people for join tour
  • Child rates are applicable for 2 children between 2 - 11 years if accompanied by 2 full paying passengers.
Time

City & Temples - 08:30-12:00 or 13:30-17:00
Temples + Grand Palace - 8:30-12:30 or 13:30-17:30

Additional Information

Includes

- Air conditioned vehicle with English-speaking guide.
- Admission fee as mentioned on this program.
- Transfer from/to hotel.

Excludes

- Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, insurance etc.
- Other service not mentioned on this program.
- Meal.

Remarks

Palace and Temples are sacred places, please dress politely. No Shorts, no sleeveless shirts. Hat, cap and umbrella may be helpful. Certain buildings may be closed on holidays and during Royal Ceremonies. Cameras may not be used in the buildings. Wear comfortable walking shoes. (Easy to put on and take off.)

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