Temples and Bangkok City Tour

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Temples and Bangkok City Tour

Thailand has over 26,000 Wats or temples.This tour brings you to the 3 most distinguished temples in Bangkok.

Royal Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha Temple, This is a "must" for every visitor to Bangkok, for the Grand Place Complex, which includes the Temple of The Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Keow) is unquestionably one of the wonders of the world today. Within its enormous grounds is the most exotic Buddhist temple and at the heart of the temple itself is a fabulous Buddha image, carved from one piece jade, which is the holiest and most revered of religious objects in Thailand today. Nearby is the Grand Palace, once the official home of the Kings of Siam-built in traditional Thai architecture mixed with European designs. You will also visit The Royal Funeral Hall and The Royal Coronation Hall. This Palace has an area of 218,400 sq.meters and is surrounded by walls built in 1783. The length of the four walls totals 1900 meters. Within these walls are situated government offices and the Chapel Royal of the Emerald Buddha besides the royal residences.When Siam restored law and order after the fall of Ayudhya the monarch lived in Dhonburi on the other side of the river. Rama I, immediately on ascending the throne, moved the center of administration to this side of the Chaopraya; and, after erecting public monuments such as fortifications and monasteries, built a palace to serve not only as his residence but also his offices the various ministries, only one of which remains in the palace walls. This palace came to be known as the Grand Palace, in which the earliest edifices contemporary with the foundation of Bangkok were the two groups of residences named the Dusit Mahaprasad and the Mahamontien.

Wat Trimitr, the Temple of the Golden Buddha - the statue of Buddha is made from solid gold weighting 5.5 tons. It is a fine example of Sukhothai art and was discovered by chance from a layer of stucco during construction of the temple. Passing through Chinatown.

Wat Po, the temple of the Reclining Buddha - the largest and oldest in Bangkok.

Wat Benchamabopit - the marble temple. This magnificent monastery was built with white Italian marble from Carara city in Italy.

Highlights

  • Visit three of Bankok's most famous temples - Wat Po, Wat Tramit and Wat Benchamabophit
  • Learn the hidden secrets of the Golden Buddha
  • Discover the birthplace of traditional Thai medicine

Itinerary: Half Day Tour (Morning Tour | Afternoon Tour)

  • 08:00 am. | 12:00 pm. Pick up from hotel in Bangkok city area.
  • 09:00 am. | 13:00 pm. Visit Wat Trimitr (the Golden Buddha)
  • 10:00 am. | 14:00 pm. Visit Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
  • 12:00 pm. | 16:00 pm. Visit Wat Benjamabophit (Marble Temple)
  • 13:00 pm. | 17:00 pm. Come back to your hotel.

Itinerary: Full Day Tour

  • 08:00 am. Pick up from hotel in Bangkok city area.
  • 09:00 am. Visit Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)
  • 10:00 am. Visit The Grand Palace
  • 11:00 am. Visit Wat Pho (the Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
  • 13:00 pm. Visit Wat Trimitr (the Golden Buddha)
  • 14:00 pm. Visit Wat Benjamabophit (Marble Temple)
  • 15:00 pm. Come back to your hotel.

Price Includes

  • Transfers from/ to hotels (major hotel in Bangkok only)
  • Admission fee
  • English-speaking guide
  • Insurance

Price Excludes

  • Tips and gratuities
  • Personal expenses
  • Optional activity costs
  • Lunch.

Transfer Service

  • Transfer service operates according to pre-assigned and route only, please let us know your hotels name during your booking process and we will send you e-mail to arrange pick up time with you.
  • Extra charge will be applied for transfer in some Bangkok area. (To be advised)

Remark

  • Children height under 80 cm are free of charge (Max 1 child). The second child or more height under 80 cm is considered to be charged as the child rate height between 80-99 cm.
  • Child height between 100 -140 cm. is considered to pay child rate height between 100-140 cm. Child height over than 140 cm. is considered to adult rate.
  • In any case of your booking isn't matched with reality when you show upfront (such as child's age, child's height, the quantity of people and etc), you are responsible to pay the additional charge upfront the show/tour. Hotels2thailand.com reserves the right to non-refund if the booking is mistaken reserved by guest.

Important Think To Know

  • Please plan to meet your tour guide in your hotel lobby at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled pick-up time.
  • This tour operates everyday.
  • Time/Duration for Half Day: Start time 08.00 am - 13.00 pm. and 12.00 pm - 17.00 pm.
  • Time/Duration for Full Day: Start time 08.00 am - 15.00 pm.
  • Luggage, carry-on bags, and backpacks are not allowed in the Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha.
  • Please do not wear shorts, sandals, no-sleeves T-shirts. Camera may not allow to use inside some buildings.
  • Late arrivals: If you arrive more than 10 minutes late or after we have moved from your hotel, you may be considered a no-shows.
  • Please note that the itinerary and timing are approximate and may be modified without notice to fit the tide and local weather conditions.

NOTE: There is a strict dress code for visiting the Grand Palace.

  • Wear black or white clothes, long sleeved blouses, or shirts and proper footwear, (not flip flops). Men should wear casual long trousers of a dark colour and women long, dark, conservative styled, dresses, not slacks or jeans.

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