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Bangkok’s Hidden Treasures Walking Tour

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    Pass By: Khlong Saen Saep, Bangkok Thailand

    Begin your walking tour with your guide from the meeting point to the Elephant Head Bridge to board a boat on the Saen Saeb canal. You’ll travel to the old city area that’s known as Pom Pra Satru Pai. The canal was constructed in 1837 by the order of King Rama III for military transport during the war over Cambodia. Today it serves as a fast and inexpensive way for Bangkokians to travel through the city, avoiding the traffic jams.

    Stop At: The Golden Mount (Wat Saket), 344 Chakkraphat Diphong Road Bang Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100 Thailand

    Next you’ll head to the Golden Mount and Wat Saket, a pagoda situated on an artificial hill, and another creation of King Rama III. It wasn't completed until the reign of King Rama V however, due to land subsidence causing the original structure to collapse. Today the pagoda commands a panoramic view over Bangkok.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wat Ratchanatdaram, 2 Maha Chai Rd, Khwaeng Wat Bowon Niwet, Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand

    Stop is at the stunning Silver Pagoda, built during the reign of King Rama III, in 1846, for the princess granddaughter. The temple is best known for it's 37 metal spires, signifying the 37 virtues. Also known as the Silver Pagoda, the design almost appears Burmese, but in fact this is a copy of old Buddhist design found in Sri Lanka.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Bamrung Muang Fashion, 476 Soi Suanmali 3 Bamrung Muang Road, Bangkok Thailand

    Continue walking to Bamrung Muang, Bangkok's first shopping street. Today it caters to temple supplies where you will find monk robes, candles, incense sticks, books, and many golden statues of the Buddha.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Ban Bat Community Monk's Alms Bowls, 116 Soi Ban Bat, Khwaeng Ban Bat, Khet Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, Thailand

    Down a small side street you’ll find Baan Bat, where a small group of locals have, for centuries, made their living producing hand-made alms bowls to be purchased by the faithful and donated to monks.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Giant Swing, Bamrung Muang Rd, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

    At the end of the road you’ll arrive at the Giant Swing, constructed in 1784. It was originally used in an ceremony where Brahmins would swing, trying to grab a bag of coins placed on one of the pillars. In 1935 the ceremony was discontinued after several fatal accidents.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Wat Suthat, Bamrung Mueang Road, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

    Take a walk through Wat Suthat, a royal temple constructed during the reign of King Rama I, but not completed until the reign of King Rama III.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), 2 Sanamchai Road. Prabarom Maharajawang, Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

    Give your feet a rest and take a tuk tuk ride through the small streets of old Bangkok to Wat Pho, home of the first school of medicine in Bangkok. The temple is the oldest and largest monastery in Bangkok, and it was the first university in Bangkok teaching students in the fields of religion, science, and literature through murals and sculptures.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School, 2 Sanamchai Road Wat Po, Tatian, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

    After all this walking you’ll be rewarded with a 30-minute foot massage (strictly not for pregnant women) at a nearby Thai massage school. According to ancient medicine, the sensory nerves of the internal organs that spread throughout the body are mainly gathered around the soles of the feet, making massage an effective means of stimulating the functions of the organs.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: Chao Phraya River, 780/488 Charoen Krung Road, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120 Thailand

    Once you’re relaxed and ready to head out again, it will be time to take a river boat down the Chao Phraya River, connecting to a skytrain that will take you back to the meeting point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    National Stadium, แขวงวังใหม่ เขตปทุมวัน กรุงเทพมหานคร 10330, Thailand
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Snacks
    • Local guide
    • Thai foot massage
    • Transportation by tuk-tuk, boat and Skytrain
    • Entry/Admission - The Golden Mount (Wat Saket)
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Ratchanatdaram
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Suthat
    • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
    • Entry/Admission - Wat Pho Thai Traditional Massage School
    Exclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Thai foot massage is strictly not recommended for pregnant women
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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