This 6-hour tour is the perfect way to see Bangkok. We go to all the major sites in Bangkok including Wat Pho, The Grand Palace, The Golden Buddha Temple, and Chinatown. This is an experience English guided package including lunch and hotel pick-up and drop-off.
This tour is an exciting experience for young and old! You will be picked up at your hotel and then drive to the outskirts of Bangkok. You have to take some time to explore a local market that is called The Train Market. Vendors display their goods on the track of the train and before the train comes, they need to remove their products - you will await the arrival of the train and see a busy activity of local people. We continue then to the boat station and take a long tail boat to the heart of Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. From there, we change to a paddle boat and you will mingle with the merchants and taste some local foods. Great place for taking pictures - we later continue for a local lunch and we can stop at a Temple before returning back!
In some places in Thailand, such as temples, major museums, and similar places, you should dress properly. Clothes covering your shoulders and reach to at least your knees are recommended in these places. A sarong or scarf can be a good option for covering your shoulders. Besides, these moral attitudes exist in rural places as well. Also, don’t forget that beachwear is only for beaches.
Except for the restaurants, luxury malls, and high-class hotels, you need to have cash with yourself as Thailand is a very cash-based society. Other places in Thailand expect customers to have cash. ATMs are widely available in the country except in remote and tiny towns. Also, having smaller notes depending on your needs is recommended as many smaller stores, and taxi drivers don’t have much change.
In Thailand, there are many places in which you should take off your shoes, like some temples, shops, museums, establishments, etc. Therefore, try to wear convenient shoes to slip on and off. Also, for hiking, the best offer can be sturdy boots or trainers. Flip flops are not recommended as you may go hiking in jungles, mountains, etc.
The tropical climate of Thailand can make you using sunscreen. Using sunscreen becomes more crucial if you choose March until June to travel as this time is considered a hot season in Thailand.
Although You can find English-speaking locals widely in Thailand’s tourist cities, especially Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya, etc., you will have some language barriers on your trip; therefore, it’s better to whether learn basic Thai or have translation tools with yourself.
💧 Tap Water
Don’t drink tap water in Thailand and try to drink bottled water or boiled water. However, you don’t need to worry about the ice as there are many ice factories in Thailand, and they use purified water.
For the same reason for not drinking tap water, you should try swimming in famous and popular swimming destinations in Thailand, as you may suffer from bacterial infections such as Leptospirosis.
Street foods, and generally, Thai cuisine is very famous among travelers. However, it’s recommended to stick to fresh food and if the vendor didn’t offer you the fresh food, go to another vendor. Crowded stalls are good choices for you as the locals have definitely tested the freshness and the quality of food they offer.
🦟 Mosquito Bite
Mosquito bites in Thailand are dangerous. Also, other insects such as ticks and even some flies can spread the diseases. Thailand suffers from many cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever, which has no specific treatment. Therefore, bringing repellent is crucial. Also, it’s recommended to have long-sleeved shirts if possible.
🛏️ Safe Sex
Prostitution and sex tourism have been common in Thailand since the Ayutthaya Kingdom (1351-1767). It used to be legal and taxed, but it became illegal in 1960; however, the government instituted a system of controlling sex to control the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. The 1960 rule was replaced by the Revention and Suppression of Prostitution Act, B.E. 2539 in 1996. In this rule, prostitution is illegal, like in the past; however, whorehouses, pimping, and causing a public nuisance are illegal.
National Parks: Explore national parks in Thailand such as Doi Inthanon National Park, Kaeng Krachan National Park, Khao Sok National Park, Khao Yai National Park, etc.
Thailand Beaches: Get relaxed on the beaches of Thailand such as Railay Beach, Ao Nang Beach, Maenam Beach, Phra Nang Cave Beach, etc.
Diving in Thailand: Enjoy scuba diving in Thailand in specific spots such as Similan Islands, Richelieu Rock dive site, Koh Lanta, Koh Phi Phi, etc.
Floating Market: Visit the Floating Markets in Thailand as you can find them near almost all the major cities.
Bangkok: Visit Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, since it offers many great restaurants, clubs, and bars where you can sit and enjoy yourself as you see the country’s modernity.
Thai Cuisine: Enjoy Thai Cuisine as this tasty experience can always tell you a lot about people and their way of life.
Thai Massage: Try Thai Massage since you can get the best and most relaxing massages in all of Asia at the least price!
Thai Tattoos: Have Thai Tattoos as they are made by the monks and have significance and meaning to the Thai people.
Traveling with a small group of passengers, divides mutual costs such as tour guide cost, transportation, entry fees, etc. between few passengers and makes your tour more affordable. The members of small group tour could be your own family or friends, or other savvy travelers that you will meet and share a journey.
Your time is priceless and we don’t want you to spend your travel time on planning for your vacation day by day. Booking a multi-day tour to a specific destinations makes it easier for you to focus on what you love, instead of going through hundreds of different daily itineraries and plan for each day individually. Simply choose your tour based on the desired duration.
For many destinations, having a local tour guide is a necessity. A professional tour guide helps you to get the most of your travel experience, plan your tours, answers to your questions, teach you the basics of the language, and manage the timings for you and other travelers. All the tour guide fees are included in your tour package.
We carefully handpick all the tours to make sure we offer the most convenient ones that covers everything you need. This includes affordable hotels, local transports, meals, and entry ticket. We make sure to include all the main costs into our itineraries so that you pay for the whole package once, and enjoy your all inclusive tour.