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  2. Bangkok
  3. Wat Rakang Kositaram

Bangkok: Wat Arun and Wat Pho Historical Evening Tour

Product ID: 331506
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Beat the crowds and see an alternative side to Bangkok with this action-packed evening tour. Walk around the old city, visit Wat Pho and Wat Arun, ride a tuk-tuk, and travel by boat across the Chao Phraya River. Finally, enjoy dinner in Chinatown.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience off-the-beaten-path Bangkok
  • Visit Wat Pho, Wat Arun, and Wat Rakhang Kositaram
  • Travel by boat across the Chao Phraya River and get everything translated by an experienced local guide
  • Explore a blooming flower market in Pak Klong Talad
  • Enjoy a delicious dinner in Chinatown following the tour
Full description
With an action-packed itinerary in store, the tour will start with swinging by a few of Bangkok’s most-loved attractions. These include the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha because of the enormous statue inside. Stroll around the old city of Bangkok. The only place to rival it is your first stop, Wat Pho. This ancient temple is home to over 1,000 Buddha statues, one of which measures more than 150 feet in length.

Next, see the sights along the Chao Phraya River on a traditional riverboat. Your guide will then lead you to an authentic Thai market where you can tuck in for a tasty local dinner. After eating, explore bejeweled Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) and Wat Rakhang Khositaram, known as the Temple of Bells. Stroll the banks of the river and check out Kuan An Keng Shrine, the Portuguese Santa Cruz Church, and Wat Prayurawongsawas, three monuments of religious importance to the locals.

For the final treat of the tour, cross the river by bridge to reach Pak Klong Talad, the city’s largest flower market, overflowing with garlands, bouquets, pot plants, and fresh fruit. The tour will end after taking a tuk-tuk ride to Chinatown. The largest Chinese community outside of China is responsible for some seriously tasty fusion dishes; you can sample some fare after this evening tour.
Includes
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Public transport costs (tuk tuk)
  • Entry to Wat Pho
  • Fee for the boat ride
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Food in Chinatown

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please be at the meeting point before 4:30 PM. Your tour guide will be holding a "TripGuru" sign waiting for you. Meeting point is at Tah Chang Pier/Tha Chang Wang Luang, Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Visitors are required to cover up at the temple; please wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants or a sarong.
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Product ID: 331506