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Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok

Combine a visit from Bangkok to Ayutthaya — the UNESCO-listed ancient capital of Siam — with a riverboat trip on the Chao Phraya River. An informative guide highlights Thailand’s fascinating history as you explore Ayutthaya temples, stone ruins and Buddha statues in the old capital of Thailand, which was ransacked by invading Burmese in the 18th century. This full-day tour includes lunch and returns you to Bangkok by boat.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$59.60 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Floating Markets and Bridge on River Kwai Tour from Bangkok

Get two for one on this floating markets and Bridge on River Kwai Tour from Bangkok. Spend a full-day following your expert guide on this tour that showcases the best of Thailand’s Kanchanaburi region and offers up the perfect escape from the energy of urban streets.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$83.65 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Full-Day Private Ayutthaya and Bang Pa-In Summer Palace from Bangkok

The Siamese capital of Ayutthaya is one of Thailand’s most impressive UNESCO World Heritage sites and visiting on a private tour means you can explore the ancient marvel in your own time. This full-day tour from Bangkok combines a visit to Ayutthaya with a stop at Wat Phu Khao Thong, a tour of Bang Pa-In Summer Palace, and a delicious Thai lunch at a local restaurant.
  • Duration: 7 to 9 hours
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$112.93 USD
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  • Duration: 7 to 9 hours
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6 Hours Best Of Phuket City Tour

You can explore many highlights in Phuket just only 6 hours.Highlights- Chalong Temple- The Big Buddha- Taking photo with baby elephant- Honey factory- Cashew Nut Factory- Kata View Point- Local Lunch at Chalong Restaurant
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$61.17 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Ayutthaya Day Tour By Coach And Cruise

Explore the remnants of medieval Ayutthaya, one-time capital of Siam, and the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, on this full-day tour from Bangkok, all without the stress of arranging independent transport. Travel by air-conditioned coach; admire the lake palaces of Bang Pa-In; and explore Ayutthaya's ruined temples, monasteries, and statues. Finish with a scenic cruise along the River Chao Phraya back to Bangkok, complete with on-board lunch.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$65.88 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Bangkok Temples and City Tour

Visit three of Bangkok's most important and impressive temples on this guided tour through the Thai capital’s spiritual heritage. Marvel at the giant reclining Buddha statue at Wat Pho, see the famous solid golden Buddha discovered under a casing of plaster at Chinatown’s Wat Traimit and admire the ornate Carrara marble structure of Wat Benchamabophit.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$42.35 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market tour

Learn about traditional Thai life on the waterways during this day trip to the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market, located approximately 65 miles (105 km) from Bangkok. Watch the bustling activity of female vendors in wooden hats, seen from a platform overlooking the market. Your instructive guide points out a variety of traditional foods, including tropical fruits, coconut sugar candy and mango sticky rice. Round-trip hotel transport is included.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$30.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Hill Tribe Village Tour and River Cruise including Lunch from Chiang Mai

Encounter northern Thailand’s extraordinary cultures on a full-day river cruise to the hill tribe villages in the ancient Mon kingdom. Visit a community of Hmong-speakers as you drive the scenic roads to Thaton, dine at a village restaurant and travel the Mae Kok River to Baan Mai. Explore villages that are home to Akha, Palong and Karen peoples, whose diverse costumes, languages and traditions are among Thailand’s most vivid cultural heritage. Climb to the hilltop temple of Wat Thaton, and gaze at panoramic views of the densely forested mountain landscape.
  • Duration: 10 hours
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$187.84 USD
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  • Duration: 10 hours
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Private Tour: Temples Tour of Bangkok

Visitors can find it hard to navigate their way around Bangkok’s many must-see temples. This 6-hour private tour removes the guesswork, taking you to the three most distinguished shrines with a personal guide to shed light on their history and treasures. Visit Wat Traimat, home to the world’s largest solid-gold Buddha, ride a boat across the Chao Phraya River to ornate Wat Arun, and tour Wat Pho, with its gigantic reclining Buddha.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$62.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Dinner at Bangkok Balcony at Baiyoke Sky

Dine with a difference—on the 82nd floor—on this gourmet buffet dinner package. Feast on fresh seafood and grilled delights as you look out over Bangkok’s glistening skyline from the Bangkok Balcony buffet atop the Baiyoke Sky Hotel. Once you’ve finished dinner, head up even higher, to the 84th floor: Your reservation includes admission to the revolving viewpoint here.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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$39.38 USD
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Bangkok without Traffic Jams

The best way to explore Bangkok is using the mass transit, just like the locals, to get around town as quickly as possible, also a good way to see the different modes of transport that Bangkok has to offer as you visit the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Keo, Wat Pho, China Town and Leng Noi Yee temple. 
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$78.42 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Half-Day Private Tour of the Bangkok Canals

Explore Bankok’s vibrant canals and river on a 3-hour, private boat tour of the city in a bright, long-tail boat. Join the bustling boat traffic on the Chao Phraya River, then wind your way into the Thonburi Canals, exploring the colorful neighborhoods that cluster at the edge of the water. This 3-hour Bangkok boat tour includes pickup and drop-off at your accommodations, with a short walking tour along Ratchadamnoen Road.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$57.00 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Viator Exclusive: Morning Buddhist Almsgiving, Grand Palace and Flower Market Tour in Bangkok

Experience the spiritual beauty of Thailand on this 5-hour Viator Exclusive tour that includes a visit to Bangkok’s biggest flower market and a behind-the-scenes tour of the famed Grand Palace. Wake with the sun and head to a local monastery—possibly the Marble Temple at Wat Benchamabophit) and participate in a beautiful almsgiving ceremony. Then pay a visit to the iconic Emerald Buddha at Wat Phra Kaew. With a group cap of 8 people, this Buddhist experience insures personalized attention from your friendly local guide.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$92.02 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Pattaya and Coral Island Small-Group Tour from Bangkok

Trade the bustle of Bangkok for the clear blue waters and powdery white beaches of Coral Island on this small-group tour. After transfer to the lively Thai beach community of Pattaya, catch a boat across the Gulf of Thailand to the gorgeous island, also known as Koh Larn. Enjoy several hours of leisure time to soak up the sun and swim among the vibrant coral reefs that give the island its name. Lunch and transfer from Bangkok hotels are included for a stress-free day in island paradise.
  • Duration: 1 day
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$59.60 USD
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  • Duration: 1 day
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Half Day Bangkok Temples Tour in Bangkok

Get a closer look at some of Buddhism’s most important temples on a half-day tour through Bangkok. Explore the temples of Wat Trimit, home to a solid gold Buddha, Wat Po, with its famous reclining Buddha, and Wat Benchamabophit, also known as the Marble Temple. Learn about the significance of each temple to Buddhism from your informative guide as you visit each attraction with your small group.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$27.61 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Bangkok Tuk Tuk Sunset Long-tail Night Lights

Get to know a different side of Bangkok on a tour through the Old Town, the current capital, and the old capital of Thonburi on an evening tour. Walk through one of the oldest flower markets in the Bangkok, admire the beautiful illuminated temples of Wat Po and the Golden Mount, and take in the beautiful skyline with a boat trip down the Chao Phraya.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$83.23 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Evening Meditation Class at Wat Mahathat Temple in Bangkok

Experience the ultimate relaxation with an evening meditation class at Wat Mahathat Temple in Bangkok. Escape the bustling city streets for the tranquil temple and enjoy a 2-hour meditation class — the perfect way to unwind after a busy day of sightseeing. Under the guidance of an expert instructor, learn to quiet your mind, enter deep relaxation and channel your inner energy.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Full Day Golden Highlight of Bangkok

See the best of Bangkok's glittering temples and golden buddhas on a full-day tour that makes it easy to get around Thailand’s sprawling capital. Door-to-door service from your hotel means you can skip the stress of navigating public transit and let a guide arrange all the logistics of visiting must-see attractions like Wat Pho, the Grand Palace, and Museum Siam. Take a break in between touring to enjoy a delicious Thai lunch at a hand-picked eatery.
  • Duration: 9 hours
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$215.67 USD
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  • Duration: 9 hours
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Half-Day Ayutthaya City Cultural Bike Tour

Explore the must-see destination of Ayutthaya by bicycle — a great way to get around the ancient capital of Siam, especially when you have limited time. This half-day bike tour departs in the morning or afternoon for community markets and temple ruins, including the Historic City of Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Learn about Thailand’s royal history dating back hundreds of years.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$36.08 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Tour: Bangkok including Wat Arun by Longtail Boat

Board a brightly colored longtail boat for a half-day private tour of Bangkok.  Steer across the Chao Phraya River to the iconic Wat Arun, and walk in the footsteps of Siamese royalty as you explore the elegant Grand Palace, whose elaborate stepped roofs are the pinnacle of Thai architecture.  Discover the dazzling Coronation Hall, get a glimpse of ancient court life at the Reception Palace, and enter the remarkable Emerald Buddha Temple, home to a solid jade Buddha that only a reigning king may touch.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$46.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Half Day Royal Grand Palace and Bangkok Temples Group Tour

Explore three of Bangkok’s most famous attractions on a half-day tour. Visit the massive solid gold Buddha at Wat Trimit, the 46-meter long reclining Buddha at Wat Po, and the opulent Royal Grand Palace, home to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Learn about the history of these temples and the city of Bangkok from your informative guide as you stroll around the monuments.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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$53.33 USD
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Private Half-Day Bangkok City Tour with The Grand Palace

If you're planning a short stay in Bangkok, make the most of your visit with a private tour to the Thai capital’s most important temples and palaces. The sprawling city can be overwhelming to navigate, but a personal driver and guide takes the stress out of getting around so you can easily fit in stops at the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Arun, an amulet market, and other must-see landmarks.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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$82.00 USD
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Private Tour to Thaka Floating Market from Bangkok

Escape Bangkok’s bustle on a 6-hour, private tour of Tha Kha floating market, where vendors paddle wooden boats piled with fragrant lotus blossoms, coconuts and handicrafts, selling their wares in a palm lined canal. Bargain for traditional cloth or carvings, sample local delicacies, and then explore a hidden jungle temple. Wat Bang Koong buried for years in thick foliage; step through trailing vines into its intimate shrine, and pay your respects to a gleaming, golden Buddha.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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$69.64 USD
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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Thai Art and Craft Workshop in Nakhon Pathom from Bangkok

Get a glimpse into local Thai culture during an arts and crafts workshop in the village of Nakhon Pathom from Bangkok. Under the guidance of local craftspeople, you’ll experience silk processing, umbrella painting, garland making, clay pottery, and traditional weaving. Plus, watch Thai music and dance performances and upgrade to include a buffet lunch. A choice of a morning or afternoon departure time is available.
  • Duration: 2 to 6 hours
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$17.25 USD
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  • Duration: 2 to 6 hours
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