While summer in Bangkok is the rainiest time of year, there’s still plenty to see and do that won’t leave you soaking wet at the end of the day. Here are our top picks for how to spend your Bangkok summer vacation.
- Learn how to cook traditional Thai cuisine using the bounty of the season by signing up for a cooking class.
- Relax tired muscles by treating yourself to a Thai Massage.
- Visit the city’s most important art museums and cultural centers—many of them temperature-controlled—on an art tour.
- Take a private day trip to Ayutthaya, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
- Explore Wat Pho, famous for its reclining Buddha, at your own pace by downloading a self-guided audio tour.
- See architecture from across Thailand in one spot with a visit to the Jim Thompson House.
- Hit up Bangkok’s Grand Palace and the city’s most important temples on a city tour.
- Make reservations for lunch with fantastic views at the Baiyoke Sky Tower.
- Book ringside seats to a Muay Thai (Thai kickboxing) match.