Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha Temple + Thonburi Canal + Temples & City
Bangkok Tour Service
Visit Grand Palace & take boat trip along the Chao Phraya River and canals in Thonburi area then visit Wat Arun, Temple of Dawn; Wat Pho, the temple of the Reclining Buddha.
Easy Moderate Strenuous
The Royal Thai Government has announced that the Royal Cremation of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej is scheduled to be held on 25 - 29 October, 2017 at Sanam Luang Ceremonial Ground in Bangkok. The cremation will take place on 26 October, which has been declared a public holiday in Thailand.
Grand Palace + Thonburi Canal + Temples & City
Depart from hotel to Rattanakosin Island, the original area of Bangkok when it was first established as the capital over 200 years ago.
Visit Wat Phra Kaeo, the most beautiful and important Buddhist temple in Thailand. It is so richly and intricately decorated that, once entering the temple, you will feel as if you are in a real ’city of angels’.
Visit The Grand Palace, an area of 218,400 sq. metres and is surrounded by walls built in 1782. The length of the four walls is 1,900 metres. Within these walls are situated government offices and the Chapel Royal of the Emerald Buddha besides the royal residences.
Take a comfortable long-tail motor boat trip along the Chao Phraya River and canals in Thonburi area. You will be treated to a spectacular and colorful scenery of Thai life along the river banks.
Visit to Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, is one of Bangkok’s best know landmark. It stands on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in Thon Buri. Wat Arun is best seen from the opposite bank of the river; it glistens in the sunlight during the day and stands dark and noble at dawn or dusk. A visit to the beautiful, peaceful monastery complex surrounding the familiar towers is very worth-while. These towers, the Phra Prang, although best known, the only part of Wat Arun. It also contains narrow lanes; elegant, old white buildings; shrines, pools of turtles; and two fine giants, Yuk Wat Jaeng, mortal enemies of the Yuk Wat Po across the river.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Visit Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha), founded in the 16th century, the oldest and biggest temple with the largest number of pagodas (95 in all) in the city. Wat Pho was the first open university of Thailand which offered courses in several branches of knowledge like literature, astrology, medicine and massage. It’s well known for its huge Reclining Buddha, 46 m. long and 15 m. high.
City-sightseeing tour along Ratchadumnoen Rd.(The Royal’s Way). En route you can see many magnificent temples and architectural buildings, including the City Pillar Shrine, National Museum, Democracy Monument, Golden Mountain, Thai Boxing Stadium, Anantasamakhom Palace, Parliament House, Dusit Zoo and Chitlada Palace King’s Residence.
Arrive your hotel.
Remark: Wat Phra Kaew is Thailand’s most sacred temple, so please do not wear shorts, or sandals. Certain buildings in the Palace grounds are closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Inclusions: Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver English speaking licensed guide All admission fees as mentioned in the program One hour long-tail motor boat trip VAT 7% and all Government taxes (no service charge)
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature Tips or Gratuities to guide and driver
Child Policy: For children under 3 years old will be Free of charge. For children 4-12 years old we charge 70% of the price that calculate from a total number of adult pax. For children over 13 years old we charge normal price.