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$42.05 Private & Custom Tours

Bangkok 3-Temple Private Tour with Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho

On this privately guided half-day tour you will visit three of the most famous wat's in Bangkok - Wat Traimit, Wat Pho and Wat Benchamabophit. A Wat is a Buddhist building where both men and women can be ordained as monks or nuns. Wat Traimit is also known as the temple of the Golden Buddha. The 3 meter tall statue is made from solid gold and weighs 5.5 tons and is a fine example of Sukhothai style art. You will then pass through Chinatown on your way to Wat Pho, the temple of the reclining Buddha. At 46 meters in length and 15 meters high the Buddha is the largest in Bangkok and illustrates the passing of the Buddha into nirvana. Your last tour stop is at Wat Benchamabophit, or the marble temple. This magnificent monastery was built out of white Italian marble from Carrara in the late 19th century.Your tour will conclude at the Gems Gallery.

$91.21 Tours & Sightseeing

6-Hour Best of Bangkok City Tour including Lunch

Your tour starts with a pick up from your hotel and then we will take you to the most famous parts of Bangkok. You will visit The Grand Palace with The Emerald Buddha, we then move on to Wat Pho where the largest Buddha is located. By Wat Pho, we stop for a delicious local Thai lunch at a riverside restaurant. After lunch, we proceed to Chinatown and visit The Golden Buddha temple and spend some time exploring Chinatown and all of its unique shops. We will then take you back to your requested hotel. This is a perfect trip for the first time visitors or anyone who are wishing to learn more about this amazing city.

$59 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Small-Group Food Trail Walking Tour in Kuala Lumpur

Meet your guide at the entrance to Bangsar Station, a stop along the city’s Light Rail Transit (LRT), to begin your small-group food tour of Kuala Lumpur. Then, follow your guide off the beaten track through hidden backstreets and narrow alleys to sample enough local food for a delicious lunch!Stroll with your small group through the Indian-influenced neighborhood of Brickfields, where you’ll find architecture and music as loud and colorful as the food! At the hawker center, famous for its South Indian food stalls and restaurants, sample delicious Indian dishes, each plated on a banana leaf. Your guide will introduce you to an assortment of Indian breads along with chicken, fish or mutton curry. As you walk around, your guide will order your food and help you interact with the locals, making sure you taste the best dishes, including a variety of delectable Indian sweets. Try sugary morsels like fresh banana fritter, gulabjamu (a sticky, sweet treat) or cendol – a local favorite made of shaved ice, plum sugar, kidney beans and coconut milk jelly. Next, your guide will take your small group aboard the sky-high transit system to Kuala Lumpur’s bustling Chinatown. Weave through this vibrant neighborhood, known for its Chinese shops serving traditional dim sum. Dive into a bowl of tasty stir-fried noodles and sample a glass of refreshing limejuice while you take in the lively atmosphere around you. Complete your culinary tour over coffee at an old-school coffee house, where you’ll see charming photos from Kuala Lumpur’s past on display. As you relax, your guide will further discuss Malaysian customs and food culture, as well as offer recommendations of where to eat for dinner. Your tour ends in Chinatown at Petaling Street.

$94 Tours & Sightseeing

Private Bangkok in One Day with Chao Phraya River Cruise

Your English Speaking guide will meet you at your Bangkok City hotel at 9 am. From here, you will travel to your first stop, the Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). The Buddha Image is the largest Golden Buddha Image in the world. It was made of pure gold with the price value 28.5 million pounds and over 700 years old. You will be at this temple for more than an hour, allowing you to soak in the atmosphere, and the good luck!You guide will then take you on a short walk to Chinatown. You will see there are many shops selling gold, garments, textiles, stationery, souvenirs, second-hand parts and equipment, electric goods, computer parts, antiques, imported musical instruments and local delicacies. Drive to Pak Khlong Talat (Flower Market). You will amaze by visiting the biggest wholesale and retail fresh flower market in Bangkok. The market has all kinds of popular flowers and flora-related items, including roses, forget me nots, orchids, lilies and more. Most of them sold in packs of 50 or 100 flowers in each, and prices are amazingly cheap. Visit to the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). The temple is popular among visitors and locals alike. There is no any specific day close Grand Palace. But if any Governmental meeting or conference is there, visiting Grand Palace will be closed for that day. In that case you will visit Marble Temple or Wat Saket.Enjoy lunch before hopping on a long-tail boat along the Chao Phraya River where you will see the lifestyle of Thai people during an hour long ride. The Boat will drop you off at Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun). This temple it consists of a massive elongated Prang (Khmer Style Tower). The temple derives its name from the Hindu god Aruna, often personified as the radiations of the rising sun. Wat Arun is among the best known of Thailand's landmarks. Although the temple had existed since at least the seventeenth century, its distinctive prang were built in the early nineteenth century during the reign of King Rama II. Then cross the river to visit Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), its official name is Wat Phra Chettuphon Wimon Mangkhlaram Ratchaworamah. The temple is also known as the birthplace of traditional Thai massage. The temple was created as a restoration of an earlier temple with the work beginning in 1788. You can see the image of Reclining Buddha, which is an impressive 15m high and 43m. Finally, it’s time to return. You will be dropped off you at your Bangkok City hotel at approximately 5pm.

$154.60 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Bangkok Tour from Laem Chabang Port: Grand Palace, Wat Pho

Your full-day shore excursion will begin with a convenient pickup from Laem Chabang Cruise terminal after your ship docks. Your English-speaking guide will welcome you before bringing you to the comfortable minivan which you will travel in to Bangkok.Drive approximately 2 hours, enjoying the local scenery outside your window. Upon arrival, you will visit the Grand Palace that is home to the stunning Emerald Buddha. Local people come here to pray and pay respects to the beloved late King Rama 9. Next, proceed to Wat Pho. Arguably one of the most well-known attractions of Bangkok, this temple is home to the largest sleeping Buddha. It is also the ancient Thai massage study center.Hop on a long tail boat and cruise along the canals before reaching Chinatown where you will visit Wat Traimit, the Golden Buddha Temple. Enjoy a stop at a local restaurant to feast on lunch (own expense) before proceeding to partake in some shopping, if time permits. Pick up local souvenirs to take home with you, so you always have a piece of the Kingdom of Thailand with you. Return to the port and to your shop safely once the tour is complete.

$52.78 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Flavors of Bangkok: Small-Group Chinatown Evening Food Tour

Meet your guide at Hua Lamphong and start your food tour of Chinatown with an introduction to the neighborhood, one of the largest Chinatowns in the world. Then set off on foot through the dense tangle of streets, which are jam-packed with street vendors, markets, shops and restaurants of all sizes. Following your guide's lead, make frequent stops to taste a variety of delicacies. Sink your teeth into savory Chinese dumplings, and learn about the intricacies of dim sum in Thailand. Sip a refreshing coconut noodle drink in a famous shophouse frequented by the Thai royal family, and visit the top-ranked roast-pork and rice restaurant in Bangkok. Then sample a plate of richly flavored peppered pork noodles.You’ll also meet neighborhood locals such as Chinatown’s most renowned durian vendor, and find out how to select the best fruit. If you dare, try the notoriously fragrant durian fruit, which some people think is strongly sweet while others find it nauseating. At a tea shop that carries the most expensive tea in Bangkok, admire the variety of tea available and watch how Chinese tea is prepared and served during a short demonstration. Then for dessert, bite into delicious Chinese doughnuts and sample other varieties of sweets along Chinatown’s main road. By the end of the tour, you can expect to have eaten enough to make up a satisfying meal, including dishes you might not discover or dare to try on your own. You’ll also learn about the culture and history of Bangkok’s Chinatown, which has been a hub of the Thai-Chinese community for more than two centuries. Your tour wraps up at a central location, within easy reach of the BTS Station and other transportation. You can also take a tuk tuk transfer to Hua Lomphong MRT Station. Your guide can assist you with directions to your next destination. Please note: On any given day, participating venues and menu items may be substituted due to seasonal and/or unexpected circumstances.