Get Inspired / Asia / Thailand Thailand: Bangkok Sightseeing Share on email Print this article Share on Facebook Get Inspired / Asia / Thailand Thailand: Bangkok Sightseeing story by: Inspire Thailand Shopping, Temples, tuk-tuks and smiles. It’s a city that pulses with chaos to give you a sensory overload, it’s steamy and ritzy and glittery all at the same time – there is owhere else in the world quite like Bangkok. Massive shopping malls and sprawling markets make it a shopper’s paradise, the majesty of the Grand Palace, Golden Buddha and various Temples remind you that you’re in a Kingdom. The unbelievable food at unbelievable prices, in fact in terms of bang for your buck you really can’t compare! From hotels you’ll stay in to perfectly tailor made clothes delivered within mere hours, and not to mention all the shopping you can do at the various markets, test your bartering skills and enjoy the challenge. Then there is that other Thai tradition you need to sample and enjoy, a Thai massage. TEMPLES TOUR - Visit three of the most famous temples in Bangkok, the temple of the Golden Buddha, Wat Pho with its reclining Buddha and a magnificent monastery built out of white Italian marble. After the temples we’ll stop at a local jewellery and handicraft factory and showroom. DEPARTS: Daily (Mornings) DURATION: 4 hours FULL DAY RIVER KWAI TOUR - Visit the famous bridge over the River Kwai. Stopping in the local town, you’ll visit the Allied war cemeteries and museum before taking a one hour train ride on the historic Death Railway. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before taking a longtail boat ride along the Kwai Noi River. DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: Full Day FLOATING MARKETS - There are countless floating markets in Thailand. The colourfully clad merchants paddle along congested canals in sturdy canoes laden with fresh produce. There is lots of chatter and activity, bargaining is common and it’s all part of the fun. The most famous of the floating markets is Damnoen Saduak, about 100kms southwest of Bangkok. This buzzing market is at its best in the early morning before the crowds arrive. DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: 4 hours BAIPAI COOKING SCHOOL - Thai cuisine is one of the country’s cultural heritages and it is renowned internationally to be one of the best cuisines in the world. Spend half a day to discover a true Thai taste that you’ll never want to miss and that you’ll be able to impress your friends with. Enjoy the cooking lessons with traditional and practical Thai recipes in an ideal home-style learning environment. You will learn four Thai recipes all made with fresh and dry ingredients. DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: 4 hours SIAM NIRAMIT SHOW - The Siam Niramit Show takes you on a journey to the enchanted Kingdom of Siam showing you spectacular highlights from Siam’s glorious past and history, as well as many of the Thai festivals and traditions. The special effects such as flying angels and ‘rain curtain’ will amaze you. A truly spectacular evening not to be missed! DEPARTS: Daily DURATION: 3 hours FULL DAY AYUTTHAYA BY ROAD - A ‘must see’ attraction in Thailand is a visit to Ayutthaya, the former capital of Thailand. Many ancient ruins and art works can be seen in the city. 33 kings of 5 dynasties ruled the kingdom until it was destroyed by the Burmese. You will visit the principle sights including the many Buddha images and beautiful garden behind the Chedi. This tour also includes a visit to Bang-Pa-In, the former Royal Summer Residence representing a fine example of Thai architecture. 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