Markets, Local Communities and Private Boatride.
If you love to emerge yourself into the real Bangkok city and community life this trip is just for you.
I'll meet you at the pure 5, 5 ton golden Buddhat at Wat Traimit temple. This statue was covered in plaster for many centuries until it was uncovered and the $ 260 million dollar golden Buddha was found. The history is just amazing and will surprise you!
From here we will walk through the hidden backstreets of Chinatown where you will find secret markets, old houses for the rich, Chinese shrines and everything on sale. There is no other place in Bangkok which is as fascinating as Chinatown.
By Chao Praya express boat we'll go to Wat Arun for some stunning pictures. We cross the river by ferry and get on a private longtail boat that will take us on a journey back in time. You will explore the small canals and see ancient wooden homes rise up next the water.
We can stop at the artist house of Ban Silapin before returning to the boat pier where I will make sure you can get to your next destination.
We meet at Wat Traimit ticket office, Chinatown.
Walk through hidden backstreet markets and explore the most fascinating neighbourhood in Bangkok.
Get on the Chao Praya Express boat.
Explore Wat Arun.
Cross the Chao Praya river by local ferry.
We can have a drink opposite Wat Arun temple for this stunning view.
Go on a private Longtail boat ride and emerge yourself into the local and hidden communities of this side of Bangkok.
Drop of at the boat pier and from here you are on your own to explore or you can go back to your hotel.
This tour is for approx 4 hours. So this walking tour can be combined with my Historical Bangkok walking tour. This is the link to my Bangkok walking tour:
Or with my delicious Thai Food tour:
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: At Wat Traimit ticket office. Mitthapap Thai-China Rd. or your hotel upon request.
Duration: 4 hours
This tour is for approx. 4 hours if we can meet at Wat Traimit and end at the longtail boat pier. If you want me to meet you at your hotel please let me know by email so I can advise you about this option.
This is a walking tour.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
300 Thai Baht - - 100 THB for Wat Traimit.
- 100 THB for Wat Arun.
- 100 THB for water and express boat + ferry
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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