Private Tour: Bangkok's Grand Palace Complex and Wat Phra Kaew

Private & Custom Tours in Thailand

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from$56.51
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This half-day private sightseeing tour in Bangkok is a must for anyone visiting Thailand's capital city. On this private tour you will have the opportunity to explore the complex, which houses a number of attractions including Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) in the company of a local Thai guide.
Built in traditional Thai architecture mixed with European designs, The Grand Palace complex, once the official home for the Kings of Siam, is unquestionably one of the Thailand's major tourist highlights. The King still uses the Grand Palace for certain ceremonial occasions and the regal flavor within its enormous royal grounds is still evident. During the tour you will visit the Royal Funeral Hall and the Royal Coronation Hall. Enjoy a 90-minute visit here. The main centerpiece of the complex however is the 45 centimeter Emerald Buddha. Carved from just one piece of Jade it is the holiest and most revered religious object in Thailand. The Emerald Buddha is housed within Wat Phra Kaew, which is a very ornately decorated building whose roof tiles reach up into the sky.The tour concludes at Gems Gallery and a return shuttle can be provided by the Gallery to selected hotels.

What’s included

  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
  • Entrance fees
  • Local guide

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Instant Confirmation
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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