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Discover Bangkok via its public transportation system as you travel with a guide throughout the city by skytrain, 'tuk-tuk' (motorized rickshaw), public boat and shuttle boat — and on foot. You’ll make stops at Wat Pho, the Grand Palace and the Jim Thompson House, and float down the Chao Phraya River and one of its ‘klongs’ (canals). Opt for an additional early morning stroll in Lumpini Park on this small-group tour, limited to 10 people to ensure personalized attention.

Highlights

  • Full-day Bangkok sightseeing by public transportation
  • Discover the bustling capital city by skytrain, tuk tuk and on foot
  • Ride a public boat on the Chao Phraya River and a commuter shuttle boat on the klong
  • Choose the option of rising earlier for a morning stroll in Lumpini Park (also known as Bangkok’s Central Park)
  • Small-group tour limited to 10 ensures a more personalized experience with your knowledgeable local guide

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What You Can Expect

Bangkok in Motion: City Tour by Skytrain, Boat and Tuk Tuk

Bangkok in Motion: City Tour by Skytrain, Boat and Tuk Tuk

See Bangkok by public transport, starting your full-day sightseeing tour with pickup from your hotel. If you opt for a morning walk to Lumpini Park — aka Central Park — your guide picks you up one hour earlier; see locals doing their morning exercises in the park against a backdrop of skyscrapers in the heart of the Thai capital. 

From Lumpini Park or your hotel, follow your guide to the nearest BTS station for a short skytrain ride. View downtown Bangkok en route to Saphan Taksin station, located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River where you’ll board a public boat.

You’ll disembark the boat near Wat Pho, which houses the 150-foot-long (46-meter) Reclining Buddha. From here, walk to the Grand Palace, the official royal residence, and witness its revered Emerald Buddha housed in Wat Phra Kaew.

Take a lunch break at a nearby restaurant (own expense) before venturing on foot — or tuk-tuk — to Soi Ban Batra. Admire the monks’ alms bowls made by a handicraft family before you return on foot to Ratchadamnoen Avenue, often referred to as the Thai Champs Elysées. Hop inside another tuk-tuk to reach Saen Saeb klong for a commuter shuttle boat ride.

It’s a short walk from the Ratchathewi boat station to the Jim Thompson House, located in the former home of the Thai Silk Company's founder. Explore the art and antiques inside teak houses at the museum complex with your guide.

At the end of your Bangkok tour, take advantage of a shopping opportunity at one of five large complexes in the area — MBK, Siam Square, Siam Center, Siam Discovery and Siam Paragon — or simply return to your hotel by skytrain, accompanied by your guide.

Customer Reviews

Rick

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

This was a great tour. The tour guide was great. Knowledgable about everything in the area. Showed us a great time and all of the sights in the area. This was a great all around tour that made us very familiar with the area and great explanations of the sights and culture. Chart the tour guide is one of the best we have met and we travel a lot. Thank you so much!!

Stella A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Pum was wonderful. A quiet and gentle human being with much love, pride and respect. The whole tour was was expertly done. Had a fantastic time!

david r

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2016

Our guide Yui was excellent very informative and maybe the day amazing

Rosemarie K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Excellent guide, great way to see the city.

Karen D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

What an amazing way to see Bangkok. Our guide Vicky was so lovely. She was very friendly and helpful. She gave us details and information on all the different parts of our tour. It was so special to be present at the grand palace and we felt privileged to be able to visit at such an emotional time for the Thai people. It went at our pace and it gave us confidence to tackle bangkoks transport on our own.

Grace Klimowicz Canada

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

We enjoyed this tour very much! Our guide, Mr. Egg, was fabulous! He told us a lot about each site we visited and offered extra things to do like the Thai massage that we enjoyed very much. Really fun tour to take in this beautiful city.

Lore E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

A great way to get to get to know Bangkok by public transport!

Sam W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

What a great way to see Bangkok!The guide was fantastic,really looked after us.Very exciting going on the Tuk Tuks.by going on different transports you get areal feel for the city and all the sites.

It is a must,dont miss it!!

Mary Ellen C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Nat met us promptly at 730 am. We had a wonderful walk through the park and sampled local food for breakfast. The rest of the day was exciting and fun. We would do it again

Angus Peter M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

This ended up been a private with a very good guide who took me places i did not know existed. I had a great day even though it rain for most of the morning. The tou ranged from a big boat to BTS Train to a smaller boat on the Canals and a Tuk Tuk, great day

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