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Things to do in Bangkok – Thailand. A travel guide

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This is just a handful of activities you can experience while you are in Bangkok.

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2-Hour Dinner Cruise on the Chao Phraya Princess

Take in views of Bangkok’s landmarks at night on a Chao Phraya River cruise. Be entertained by a 2-hour live band performance with 80s-90s songs whilst enjoying a gourmet buffet as the city seems to float past.

About this activity

  • Duration 2 – 5 hours

Bangkok hotels located in Sathorn, Silom, Siam, Pratunam and Sukhumvit area from Soi 1 to 39 (odd) and Soi 2 to 24 (even). The pickup time will be between 6:00-6:30 PM.

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

  • Enjoy a cruise along the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok
  • Feast on a gourmet buffet dinner of international dishes
  • Experience the beauty of the city’s monuments illuminated at night
  • Be entertained by a live band performance performing hits from different eras

Enjoy a 2-hour evening dinner cruise on the Chao Phraya Princess, traveling along Bangkok’s main waterway. Experience the magic of the illumination of the city’s temples and other historic monuments.

Check in at the River City shopping complex and board a safe and comfortable cruiser to experience the Chao Phraya River at night. Take in views of both banks of the river from the open-air upper deck.

Soak up the atmosphere of the city’s top landmarks and monuments illuminated at night, and tuck into an elegant gourmet buffet dinner of international fare, accompanied by light background music.

Includes

  • 2-hour cruise
  • International buffet
  • Welcome drink
  • Live music on board

Hotel transfers from Sathorn, Silom, Siam, Pratunam and Sukhumvit area from Soi 1-39 and 2-24 (if option selected)

Prepare for the activity

  • Meeting point
  • Meeting point varies depending on option booked.
  • Meeting Point: River City Pier
  • Meeting Point: Asiatique The Riverfront Pier
  • Meeting Point: ICONSIAM Pier

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • This activity is suitable for all ages
  • No refunds are provided for no-shows or late arrivals
  • It is mandatory to check-in and you should be at the pier 15 to 30 minutes before the cruise departure time

2-Hour Dinner & Shows on the White Orchid River Cruise

Duration: 2 – 4 hours

2-Hour Grand Pearl Dinner Cruise on the Chao Phraya River

Duration: 2 – 5 hour

2-Hour Shangri-La Horizon Five-Star Buffet Dinner Cruise

Duration: 2 hours

Bangkok: 2-Hour Wonderful Pearl Candle Light Dinner Cruise

Duration: 2 – 5 hours

Customer reviews

Overall rating 4.3 / 5

based on 493 reviews

Review summary

Service 4.2/5

Organization 4.1/5

Value for money 4.1/5

Safety 4.5/5

Ayutthaya Temples & Floating Market Day Trip

Visit the main highlights of Ayutthaya on a full-day tour from Bangkok. You will have the chance to visit the ancient ruins of the temples and learn about the city’s history.

About this activity

  • Duration 8 hours

Experience

  • Explore Bang Pa-In Royal Palace, a former residence of Thai kings
  • Walk around Ayothaya floating market, featuring more than 200 stalls
  • Visit Wat Phrasri Sanphet, the grandest and most beautiful temple in Ayutthaya
  • Be amazed at Wat Mahathat, and see the statue of the Buddha’s head in a tree

After meeting in Bangkok in the morning, start the 2-hour drive to Ayutthaya. The ancient city of Ayutthaya was founded around 1350, and became the second capital of Siam after Sukhothai. On this full-day trip, you will explore the ruins of the old city, in the UNESCO listed Ayutthaya Historical Park. The park is an archaeological site that contains palaces, Buddhist temples, monasteries, and statues.

Stop at the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace. The palace was originally built in 1632 by King Prasat Thong. At this spot, you can find a number of impressive buildings built in different architectural styles from Thai, Chinese and European design. Continue your tour with a visit to Ayothaya floating market and enjoy some free time for lunch.

After lunch, you will visit 2 more historical sites, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Wat Mahathat, to discover the historical ruins of the great temple sites. You will return to Bangkok at around 6:00 PM, where you will be dropped off.

Includes

  • Admission ticket to Bang Pa-In Royal Palace
  • Admission ticket to Ayothaya Floating Market
  • Admission ticket to Wat Phra Sri Sanphet
  • Admission ticket to Wat Mahathat
  • Transportation by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Airport shuttle from drop off point
  • Multilingual English, Thai, Mandarin and Korean-speaking tour guide

What’s Not Included

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Personal Expenses
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Times Square Building Lobby, 246 Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok. Get off at Asok station (BTS, Sukhumvit line) and take exit 2. After a 3-minute walk you will see the Times Square Building on your left, next to the Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit Hotel.

Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

Please note, the itinerary is subject to change without any prior notice due to local circumstances

  • This is a group tour
  • Knee and shoulder-length clothing must be worn in the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace (please do not wear shorts, mini skirts above the knee, sportswear, sleeveless shirts, torn pants, leggings or see-through wear or sandals)
  • A free airport shuttle will be provided from the drop off point to Suvarnabhumi and Don Mueng airports

Ayutthaya Day Tour by Bus & Boat

Duration: 9 hours

Ayutthaya: 5 UNESCO Temples Small Group Tour From Bangkok

Duration: 5 – 10 hours

Flexi Walking Temple Tour: Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Wat Arun

Duration: 2 – 4 hours

Ancient Ayutthaya Day Trip with Private Driver from Bangkok

Duration: 9 hours

Customer reviews

Overall rating 4.6 / 5

based on 369 reviews

Review summary

Service 4.7/5

Organization 4.8/5

Value for money 4.6/5

Safety 4.8/5

Bangkok Calypso Cabaret Show Admission Ticket


Be dazzled by some of Bangkok’s most beautiful transvestites and transsexuals with a ticket to the 1.15-hour Calypso Cabaret show at Asiatique the Riverfront. See stunning costumes, dance routines and more.

About this ticket

Duration 1.15 – 3 hours

Experience

Highlights

  • Marvel at the talents of Bangkok’s transvestite and transsexual artistes
  • See a cabaret performance with Thai influences
  • Sip a complimentary soft drink during the performance

Full description

End your day with an entertaining cabaret show by Bangkok’s most beautiful transvestites and transsexuals, and be amazed by their talents and exotic appearance.

Choose from a twice nightly performance at 7:30 PM or 9:00 PM, and marvel at the glitter and glamour of the transgender artistes. Make your way to the basement of the Asia Hotel at the open-air Asiatique the Riverfront mall and enjoy a unique cultural journey via performances such as the Chinese Ballad, Ostrich Parade, Wonder girls and Hot Honey Rag.

Select the option including a dinner and dance show about 1.5 hours earlier to enjoy an authentic Thai dinner in the Calypso Thai Restaurant, while experiencing a dance performance introducing you to the Thai culture and showing acts from various time areas and regions of the country.

Includes

  • Admission ticket to the Calypso Cabaret show
  • Complimentary drink

What’s Not Included

Meals (unless dinner option selected)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Admission Ticket

Admission Ticket with Dinner and Dance Show

Important information

Know before you go

  • Children rates apply for those up to 120 centimeters tall
  • Show programs are subject to change without prior notice
  • The cabaret is held at the Asiatique the Riverfront mall on Charoen Krung Road

Calypso Cabaret Ticket & Transfer with Optional Dinner Show

Duration: 6 hours

Bangkok Siam Niramit Show Admission Ticket

Duration: 80 – 150 minutes

Baiyoke 82nd Floor: Crystal Grill Buffet & Observation Deck

Duration: 2 hours

SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World Admission Ticket

Valid: 1 day

Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 235 reviews

Review summary

Service

4.3/5

Organization

4.3/5

Value for money

3.9/5

Safety

4.7/5

I have also done a review of a travel guide, Top 10 Bangkok. You can find it if you follow this link: Review Page

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