It isn’t an exaggeration when people call Thailand a paradise on Earth. With its sugar white beaches, exotic wildlife, lush forests and rich culture, the country can leave you awestruck in extraordinary ways. The capital city of Bangkok, one of the most vibrant cities in the world, is steeped in rich history and culture. With its grand Buddhist temples and unparalleled nightlife, the city draws in tourists from all corners of the planet and has been named the world’s most visited country in several rankings. Here is a list of the 10 best Viator tours in Bangkok, Thailand, that will help you tick items off your bucket list and experience the best of what this fascinating city has to offer.
This tour is the first of its kind in the Thai capital. The tour includes entrance to the cabaret show and a Thai dinner set with vegetarian, Muslim and children’s menu options. This is a small group tour and is limited to a maximum of 15 people. The show is performed on all seven days of the week.
Duration: 1 hour 10 minutes
From soaking up the sights of Wat Pho to getting a relaxing massage, this private city tour lets you get a feel of the leading attractions and activities of Bangkok. The itinerary can be customised from a list of landmarks and experiences given to you by your private guide. The eight-hour tour includes hotel pickups and drop-offs and private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle.
Bangkok Private Customizable Tour
Duration: 8 hours
This tour takes you around the district of Bang Rak, as you get introduced to Thai dishes and drinks at local eateries, food stalls and markets. You’ll get to savour 10 distinctive authentic Thai flavours, handpicked by an expert guide. The small group tour includes a maximum of 10 foodies and ensures you’ll get a personalized experience of the culinary excellence of Thailand.
Bangkok Food Tour with Small Group in Bang Rak: Som Tam, Larb
Duration: 4 hours
Ride a train to one of Thailand’s seafood markets (Maeklong Railway Market) situated on a working railway track and cruise around the stalls of the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in a longboat, as part of this exceptional half-day tour. The tour is assisted by a local guide who knows the region like the back of his hand and will give you a peek into the local culture and traditions of Thailand. The tour is for a maximum of 15 people and also includes round-trip transport from Bangkok.
Maeklong Railway, Damnoen Saduak Floating Markets 6-Hour Tour
Duration: 6 hours
This river cruise tour lets you take in exhilarating views of the Grand Palace and the Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), illuminated in full glory at night along the Chao Phraya River. The dinner cruise includes a buffet of authentic Thai dishes, a live band performance during the tour and round-trip transport from Bangkok. The two-and-a-half-hour ride on the luxurious riverboat offers a stunningly romantic setting and is perfect for a date night.
Bangkok Dinner Cruise on the Chao Phraya River
Duration: 3 hours
Take a ride on the Thailand-Burma Railway, infamously known as the Death Railway, owing to the lost lives of thousands of POWs and forced labourers during World War II. The tour includes a visit to the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, the Jeath War Museum, and a long-tailed speedboat ride along the River Kwai, where you can see the infamous bridge. The tour also includes a local, friendly guide, round-trip transport through the Thai countryside and a sumptuous Thai restaurant lunch.
Bridge on the River Kwai and Thailand-Burma Railway Tour
Duration: 9 to 10 hours
Explore the floating markets of Damnoen Saduak on a long-tailed speedboat and explore life beyond the glitter of the city. This six-hour day trip takes you around the 19th-century canals built by King Rama IV, as you ride past vendors selling freshly-picked produce, handmade sweets and souvenirs. The tour includes a local guide, round-trip transport from Bangkok and does not include food and drinks.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Markets Day Cruise from Bangkok
Duration: 6 hours
This four-hour night tour in a tuk-tuk around the city is the perfect way to get introduced to Bangkok and explore the little-known gems of the city. The local guide takes you off the beaten track, bypassing traffic and leading you to destinations such as the temples of Wat Pho and 24-hour flower markets. The small group tour is for a maximum of 12 people and also includes a scrumptious Thai dinner with dessert.
Bangkok Food, Market, Temple Evening Tour by Tuk Tuk
Duration: 4 hours
Visit the ancient capital of Siam and explore the history of Ayutthaya’s temples, stone ruins and statues of Buddha in the old capital of Thailand. This full-day trip includes a riverboat cruise along the Chao Phraya River from Ayutthaya, pick up and drop off from Bangkok, an English speaking guide, lunch and entry tickets to the temples of Wat Mahathat, Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and Wat Yai Chai Mang Khon. This tour is a must try for anyone looking to understand the Burmese invasion of the 18th century and learn about the historical significance of the temples and monasteries.
Ayutthaya Temples Tour & River Cruise from Bangkok with Lunch
Duration: 9 hours
Get your adrenaline pumping in this breathtaking ziplining tour, near Chonburi. You will soar through a pristine rainforest on Thailand’s highest zipline course with the assistance of two guides. The nine-person group will be given personalized attention and instruction and will get to soak up the views from 24 platforms, high up in the canopy. The full-day tour also includes round-trip transport from Bangkok in an air-conditioned vehicle, a Thai lunch and a tram tour around the Khao Kheow Open Zoo.
Rain Forest Canopy Zipline Adventure from Bangkok
Explore Bangkok like a local
Whether it is taking you off the beaten streets to discover the secret spots of the city or feeding you dishes and drinks that are representative of authentic Thai cuisine, the abovementioned Viator tours in Bangkok will let you get the best of the city’s culture and attractions. Book your tour now and let all your senses be enchanted by the colourful Thai capital of Bangkok.
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