Bangkok China Town Food Tour as Recommended by Bangkokian

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8 China Town Food Stops - 11 Menus:Warning: Do not have dinner before the tour, or you will be stuffed.The tour offers you an evening visit to Bangkok China Town - Yaowarat where hundreds of street vendors sell scrumptious street food Bangkok is well known for. The number of alternatives here can be overwhelming, but as a local expert, we know the best shops to head to. Yaowarat was a flourishing business district of Bangkok in the past. The 1,410-meter-long avenue was built in 1892 and became the largest business district after the end of world war II. The area is famous for Chinese Shrines, High-Quality Gold Shops, Chinese Medicine, and definitely regarded as Bangkok's street food sanctuary.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: BTS Tourist Information Center - Saphan Taksin BTS, BangkokStart the tour:If you’re a walking person who wants to enjoy public transportation, our Guide will be waiting at Saphan Taksin BTS Station Ext.2, and take you to hop on the Chaopraya Express Boat to Rajawong Pier.Stop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokFood stop 1: Old Market Tour - Chinese Herb Drinks - The tour will begin from the old market alley, packed with Chinese herb and ingredient shops on both sides, then off to the main street to our 1st food stop for a warm and bittersweet herb drink. The herb drink is a great thirst quencher and can sweep away your exhaustion as well as cool down your body.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokFood Stop 2: LOD-CHONG-SING-GA-PORE - Then, come the 2nd stop which is a must-try sweet cold drink made from coconut milk and jelly with slices of jack fruit, also known as Lod-Chong-Sing-Ga-Pore in Thai. You will be amazed at how good coconut milk drink can be.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokSacred Gun Yin Goddess Shrine - Thian Fah Shrine - We will then head to the beginning of Yao Warat Avenue which the local called Head of the Dragon. We’ll stop by the landmark of Yaowarat Avenue where Guan-Yin Goddess image is enshrined. Locals believe it to be a very sacred shrine. During the day time, the place serves as a Chinese medicine hospital.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokFood Stop 3: PA-TONG-GO - Then, we will hit the main avenue where our 3rd food stop is at. You’ll try the Chinese style fried bread dipped in Pandan Kaya sauce and condensed milk. This snack is called Pa-Tong-Ko. The warm and crispy bread goes along very well with both kinds of dipping.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokFood Stop 4: GUAI-TEW-LOD - The 4th food stop is the famous noodle topped with pork stew, bean sprout, dry shrimp and black sweetened Chinese sauce or so-called Guai-Tew-Lod. According to locals, if you come to Yaowarat but don’t stop by this stall, you aren’t officially here yet.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokFood Stop 5: Chinese Restaurant - Hokkian Style Food - Then, we are off to the famous fish Mau Shop on the avenue. The shop has been opened for over 50 years. At this 5th food stop, we’ll try 3 dishes, Fish Mau Soup, Chinese Crab Cake and Hong Kong noodles. 4 people will be sharing 1 set.Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokOptional Food Stop: Michelin Guide Spicy Noodle Soup Challenge - After that, we will head to the next optional stop. If you are a fan of spicy food, we challenge you to try Michelin Guide Thai pepper pork noodle. It will sure make your face red and bead with sweat and leave your tongue burning. If you can finish the dish, we’ll pay for you. But if you can’t, you need to pay for that hot dish you wish for by yourself.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokFood Stop 6: MOO-SA-TEY - For the 6th food stop, we offer the yellow BBQ pork coated with coconut milk and dipped in sweet nut sauce. The dish is called Moo-Sa-Tay.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokFood Stop 7: Mango Sticky Rice - At the 7th stop, we are done with the main course and will start trying out Thai dessert. We will stop by the most delicious mango sticky rice shop in town. You will find it hard to stop munching on the sweet Nam-Dok-Mai riped mango on sticky rice topped with coconut milk.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, BangkokFood Stop 8: Last Stop Sweet Shop - We will end our night at an authentic Chinese dessert stall, our 8th stop. You can choose between iced sweet dessert in longan juice and sesame rice cake in slightly sweet ginger tea.Duration: 15 minutesPass By: Bangkok Hualamphong Station, BangkokFinally, your guide will lead you to the nearest MRT Station, hopefully with full stomach bliss. Currently, Hua Lampong MRT Station is the nearest.

What’s included

  • Bottled water - 2 Bottles Mineral Water / pax
  • Dinner - 8 Stops 11 Local Meals - Street Food
  • Chaopraya express boat fees. Ride from the staring point at BTS Saphan Taksin Station.
  • Professional - Licensed Tour Guide
  • Unlimited WIFI Internet
  • PA Insurance & Medical Expense
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok
  • Entry/Admission - Chinatown - Bangkok

What’s not included

  • Guide Tips: Our Guide Always Appreciate Tips.
  • Meals or Drinks not mentioned in the program.
  • Other Expenses not mentioned in the program.
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