08:30 / 13:00 – Meet with the tour guide at your hotel lobby.
09:00 / 13:30 – Start the tour with the visit to Wat Trimitr, renowned for its Golden Buddha with 10 feet high and weighs 5 ton and a half. The image was built with pure gold with the fine art of Sukhothai period around 13th century. It was recorded as the world largest Buddha image made of gold by Guinness World Book of Record.
Continue further with a drive to Rattakosin Island passing through China Town and flower maket. It is amazing to see a bustling, but colorful life style of the locals.
10:00 / 14:30 – Upon arrival at Tha Tien pier, take an exhilirating boat ride across the Chao Phraya River to Wat Arun, known as the Temple of Dawn. With its magnificent 79 meter high pagoda-style monument, situated just beside the Chao Phraya River, Wat Arun serves as one of the most outstanding landmarks in Bangkok with spectacular view from the surrounding.
11:00 / 15:30 – Cross back to the other side of the river, take a short stroll passing through the market and street to Wat Pho, well-known for its huge Reclining Buddha, with 46 meter long and 15 meter high. Founded in 1781 by King Rama I of Chakri Dynasty, Wat Pho was the first university of Thailand that taught wide range of knowledge ranging from astrology, literature and medicine. It is also a temple museum that contains many hard-to-be found artifacts and inscriptions.
Duration: 3-4 hours
- Pick up and drop off at the hotel in Bangkok city center
- Transportation in A/C vehicle
- Sightseeing as described
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Boat ride crossing the Chao Phraya River
- Entrance fees