This Bangkok tour serves up to 10 tastings of delectable Thai food and drink at approximately 7 unique locations! From street to shophouse, follow your apt guide to hidden gems in historic Bang Rak, the ‘Village of Love,’ as you discover community and cuisine. You’ll sample handpicked specialties to satisfy your palate with authentic Thai flavors. Taste cuisines of the 4 regions of Thailand, satisfy your sweet tooth with traditional Thai desserts made fresh daily, refresh with herbal drinks in an 80-year-old shop where an household name was born, master the art of shopping for Thai fruit, breathe in the aroma of hand-made fresh curries, and savour exquisite Thai cuisine in an exclusive gem run by descendants of the royal family.*Note: Some stops may be substituted for alternate locations on the evening tour.
Meet your guide at the Saphan Taksin BTS Station in the morning and start out on foot through the Bang Rak district of Bangkok. Meaning ‘Village of Love’ in Thai, Bang Rak is a popular neighborhood for couples to register their marriages, but the area also serves up a delectable selection of tasty bites. You’ll stop at approximately 7 venues for 10 tastings, so be sure to arrive hungry! Visit a nearby street vendors selling tasty favorite snacks, while around the corner lies the Bang Rak Bazaar were you can sip Thai iced tea or coffee. Bite into a sample of Thai fruits and discover a range of tropical tastes as you master the art of fruit selection. As part of a small group you’ll gain intimate knowledge of the neighborhood’s history, culture and cuisine from your experienced guide, including a stop at a local Chinese grocery, located in a traditional shophouse. Try Chinese herbal drinks with unique medicinal properties, followed by a visit to a nearby roast duck stall. At this family-run establishment started in 1909, share plates of fried and roasted chicken noodles topped with egg. Continue along through the neighborhood tasting Northeastern Thai specialties and the curries Thailand is so famous for!