Guided tour

Bangkok: Chinatown Back Roads Walking Tour

Bangkok: Chinatown Back Roads Walking Tour

From US$ 38.24 per person

Experience the real Bangkok Chinatown on this walking tour. Discover old communities, temples, and a cool café in the company of a knowledgeable guide.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Thai
Small group
Limited to 10 participants


  • Admire colorful streets and narrow alleys filled with breathtaking works of art
  • Explore hidden sites in Bangkok Chinatown, such as a secret temple and viewpoint
  • Immerse yourself in Thai gastronomy with delicious local food and drink samples
Full description

Discover one of the oldest and lesser-known open markets in Bangkok, Chinatown Sampeng Market, on this guided walking tour.

A busy and quintessential street market, this is a place full of street vendors and visitors, as well as locals. This Chinatown walking tour takes you off the main streets, down the alleys, and into areas where you will find some unique Chinatown sights.

Explore the sights at a relaxed leisurely place and enjoy stops for snacks and to visit an old community and temple.

  • Tour guide
  • Snack
  • Soft drink
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • Wheelchair users
  • Babies under 1 year
  • People over 95 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at the entrance of MRT Hualamphoung, Exit 1.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers
  • Alcohol and drugs
  • Electric wheelchairs
  • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • The total walking distance is about 4 kilometers (approximately 2 miles), and it is flat almost everywhere, except at the Chinese temple
  • From May-September (the rainy season), you may want to bring an umbrella
  • Easy on-and-off shoes or flip-flops are recommended
  • You’ll be visiting temples, so please do not wear a short skirt or short pants
  • The temple has steep stairs so you’ll need to be careful
Customer reviews

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4.7 /5

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Go walking in the alleyways

Good walking tour and helpful guide. Inclusion of temple visits and gold shop was most welcome.

December 1, 2016

This tour took me to small alley, many old temples and own community.Which is I can not find by my own. Learning history about Chinatown in Bangkok. Stop at one of the most expensive coffee shop and chit chat with our guide. Highly recommend this tour to anyone.

June 26, 2022

Great tour! I really love the way our guide, Gi who show us around Chinatown and those back alleys that I would have never explore by myself. Those unassuming place were and eye opener and the coffee that she recommended were great!

July 19, 2022

Product ID: 40283