Bangkok Starters is an urban walking and multi-transport adventure that does not rely on simple temple-sightseeing but integrates the aspects of Bangkok that makes it one of the most popular cities in the world. From the iconic temples and incredible local street food markets, to the city's beautiful canals, the world's most authentic Chinatown and up to the Bangkok's jaw-dropping, glitzy skybars. This journey is the urban epitome of contrasts, crisscrossing the city on foot and all available transportation to not only give you an introduction to Bangkok but make you feel the magnitude of an exciting and diverse mega-city of 18 million. Join us on an adventure, designed by urban explorers and die-hard Bangkok fans to immerse in the city's past, present and future, through serenity and adrenaline and everything in between.
Meet your guide by the BTS Skytrain Station, Exit 2 and get ready for an unprecedented urban adventure with a small group of explorers. Our guides are not simply guides but urban explorers with a passion for the urban economic and cultural diversity bringing you Bangkok unmasked. We will take you by boat to Wat Pho, the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. We will explore the various spectacular areas of the compound and ponder of past religious and royal manifestation of art and architecture. From here we will cross the river to one of the city’s largest markets to explore and enjoy a incredible variety of Thai delicacies and some of the most popular eateries among locals. This market is one of the favourite places of Thailand’s most legendary food blogger Mark Wiens. After that we cruise on privately chartered boat through the intricate network of canals to experience the very different urban landscape of Bangkok's west-side. After the relaxing boat-ride we will go back into the energy of the city and explore one of the most dynamic and exciting Chinatown's in the world before heading via various modes into the financial district of the city to visit one of Bangkok's famous sky-bars for a sun-downer. This experience will have you bewildered and overwhelmed with impressions, interactions and new experiences for your senses that it will take some time to digest it all but it is one of the most worth-while urban journeys that will stick with you for a long time to come.