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Price Per Person

THB 2,950
Country: Thailand
City: Bangkok
Duration: 8 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Half Day Tour

Package Itinerary

 

                                                                                             Hop On- Hop Off Temples & City Tour By The River  

 

 

Themes : Nature Scenery - Local Experience – History

Highlight :  Visit Wat Trai Mit  - LHONG 1919 Chinese Heritage – Flower Market – Wat Arun – Wat Pho   

Duration :  Half Day Tour from 08.30-15.00hrs.   

Frequency :  Every Day upon requirement 

HOW TO BOOK :  If you would like to make reservation please contact   pactrvl@pacifichorizontravel.com

Places are limited so secure your place as early as possible.


Attraction Details :

Exploring Bangkok’s Temples & City Tour by the River with a new easily convenient and safety way  . You will see numerous significant temples , places and Thai way of life settled down along the Chao Phraya River ( historic water way ) . Tasting delicacies Thai food at local restaurant .


ITINERARY :  

08.30hrs. : You’ll be met by our tour guide at hotel lobby . Transfer to Wat Trai Mit ( Golden Buddha Statue ) is an ancient temple . The Golden Buddha, officially titled Phra Phuttha Maha Suwan Patimakon  is the world's largest solid gold statue, with a weight of 5.5 tons (5,500 kilograms). It is located in the temple of Wat Traimit , China Town  .

After that you’ll fun by stroll around Bangkok’s China Town ,  located on Yaowarat Road, Bangkok’s Chinatown is the biggest Chinese community in Thailand. Throughout history, many Chinese had come to trade in Thailand since the reign of King Rama I but Yaowarat Road was not yet established. It was later built during in the reign of King Rama V to encourage trade.

Yaowarat Road is the largest gold trading market in Thailand and it is also a popular destination for people who love food. In daytime Yaowarat Road is a slew of gold shops, Chinese herb shop, fruit stalls, and Chinese restaurants, but by the evening both sides of the street are lined with incredible food stalls full of mouthwatering Chinese food and seafood. That is what Thailand Chinatown Night Market is famous for. 

10.40hrs. : Boarding Chao Phraya Boat from Ratchawongse Pier to Lhong 1919 , 19th Century  Bangkok historic Chinese pier

Lhong 1919  a 6 – rai complex on the banks of Chao Phraya River  , has reclaimed a group of old warehouses and a Chinese shrine dating back to King Rama IV (1851-1868) and marvel at a restored 167-year-old Chinese pier . After its historic shrine and 19th-century architecture were updated with modern restaurants and shops

Lhong means “pier” in Chinese, and the venue’s name was derived from site’s original name of Huay Chun Lhong (Steamboat Pier). The largest in Thailand before falling into disuse when the Port Authority took over, it was founded by a nobleman who invested in steamboats during the reign of King Rama IV.

The property is now owned by the long-established Wang Lee Clan. Their historic Baan Wang Lee clan house is right next to the complex and also open to the public.

Visitors can ask for riches, luck and love at the 167-year-old Mazo Shrine. During Huay Chun Lhong’s heyday in the mid-1800s . Come view the historical sites and architecture while enjoying the riverside.

11.30hrs. : We continue on embark to Pak Khlong Talat , browse around millions of colorful flowers from everywhere in the world at Bangkok’s largest flower market, Pak Khlong Talat. You’ll find everything from jasmine to roses from the north to tulips from Europe. You may think this short street of Pak Khlong Talat during the day is easy and relax; but come back at around midnight when fresh flowers start to arrive and it’s the beginning of the fun to see the real trades between vendors.

12.15hrs. : Further embark to Wat Arun  (  The Temple of Dawn ) locally called Wat Chaeng , Wat Arun or the Temple of the Dawn is an ancient temple dating back to the Ayutthaya Period. It used to be called Wat Makok in the Thonburi Period. When the King of Thonburi had the capital moved from Krung Si Ayutthaya to Krung Thonburi . As one important temple in Thailand history, there are many unique attractions in Wat Arun especially the central prang , a stupa-like pagoda encrusted with colorful glazed porcelain tiles and seashells, Giant statues, the Ordination Hall, the Bell Tower, and many Buddha statues. 

Lunch provided at  Wan Fah River Side Restaurant  with a very warm atmosphere in Thai style serving on extensive range of Thai  - International buffet food . 

13.30hrs. :  After lunch embark on Wah Fah Cruise transfer to Tha Chang Pier  disembark and a bit walk to Wat Pho adjacent to Grand Palace is your last place of the amazing city tour . Wat Pho or Reclining Buddha Temple is not only one of the most visited Buddhist temples in Bangkok but it is where history, medical science and educational institute combined. Officially named Wat Prachetuphon Vimon Mangkararam , Wat Pho was believed to be founded during the 16th century and was later served as The Royal Temple of King Rama I of Chakri Dynasty. Laid inside the main ordination hall is the sacred 46-meter Reclining Buddha whose feet are beautifully inlaid with mother-of-pearl, carved with holy signs. Wat Pho is, among Thais, also known as “the nation’s first public university,” thanks to 1,360 marble inscriptions about medical, historical and liberal sciences places all around the temple where the people can read and learn anytime. Marble inscriptions about medical sciences, anatomy and orthopedics are the origins of Wat Pho Thai traditional massage principles, which has made Wat Pho a world’s famous site. The traditional service, nowadays, is also available at the nearby pavilion.  

15.00hrs. :  Trip ends you’ll be transferred back to hotel by A/C vehicle   

 

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Tour price in Thai Baht. ( THB. ) per person . Private arrangement .

Validity Jan 1st - Oct 31st , 2018 . 

Min.2 persons

 3,100.00

3 persons

 2,700.00

4 persons

 2,300.00

5 persons

 1,900.00

6 persons

 1,600.00

 

Remark : Tour price subject to change from variation upon booking 

Trip Inclusions : 

  • Round trip transfer by private A/C vehicle
  • Half Day Boat trip along the Chao Phraya River 
  • Lunch at riverside restaurant 
  • Admission fees to all indicated sights  
  • English speaking guide escort 

 

Trip Exclusions : 

  • Personal expenditures
  • Others not mentioned in itinerary 
  • Guide and drive tip at your gratuity

What to bring : Casual clothes , comfort shoes , drinking water , hat and camera 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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