Grand Palace ,Emerald Buddha Temple, wat prakeaw ,City Temple Tours, wat Pho, reclining buddha golden Buddha
BANGKOK is one of Asia's most cosmopolitan cities. Created as the Thai capital in 1782 by the first monarch of the present Chakri dynasty, Bangkok is a national treasure house and Thailand's spiritual, cultural, political, commercial, educational and diplomatic centre. Major tourist attractions include glittering Buddhist temples, palaces, timeless Venice of the East canal and river scenes, classical dance extravaganzas, and numerous shopping centres.
GRAND PALACE WAT PRAKEAW AND TEMPLE CITY TOUR
Trip Description : This tour combines two very popular Bangkok half-day tours. The excursion includes Wat Trimit, the temple of the Golden Buddha - the statue of Buddha is made from solid gold weighting 5.5 tons; Wat Pho, the temple of the Reclining Buddha - the largest and oldest in Bangkok and the Grand Palace including Wat Phra Kaew-Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Destination : Thailand (Bangkok) Start City : Bangkok Tour Type : Private / Join-In Duration : Half day(08.30-13.00 and 13.00-17.00)
ITINERARY 08:30 Meet your private English-speaking guide in the hotel's lobby. Depart from hotel to Rattanakosin Island, the original area of Bangkok when it was first established as the capital over 200 years ago. Visit Wat Trimit, known for its famous Golden Buddha. The beautiful image of solid gold is three metres high and weighs five and a half tons. Continue the tour by passing through beautiful city scenery of the colorful flower market and Chinatown. The bustling business area of Chinatown is especially known for its gold jewellery shops. The atmosphere is totally changed at night - hordes of food stalls line the streets. Visit Wat Pho or Temple of the Reclining Buddha, founded in the 16th century, the oldest and biggest temple with the largest number of pagodas (95 in all) in the city. Wat Pho was the first open university of Thailand which offered courses in several branches of knowledge like literature, astrology, medicine and massage. It's well known for its huge Reclining Buddha, 46 m. long and 15 m. high.
10:30 Visit The Grand Palace has an area of 218,400 sq. metres and is surrounded by walls built in 1782. The length of the four walls is 1,900 metres. Within these walls are situated government offices and the Chapel Royal of the Emerald Buddha besides the royal residences. Wat Phra Kaeo, the most beautiful and important Buddhist temple in Thailand. It is so richly and intricately decorated that, once entering the temple, you will feel as if you are in a real "city of angels". 12:30 City-sightseeing tour along Ratchadumnoen Rd.(The Royal's Way). En route you can see many magnificent temples and architectural buildings, including the City Pillar Shrine, National Museum, Democracy Monument, Golden Mountain, Thai Boxing Stadium, Anantasamakhom Palace, Parliament House, Dusit Zoo and Chitlada Palace King's Residence. 13:00 At the end of tour will be visit the local product store. Then tranfer to your hotel.
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Air-conditioned vehicles with experienced driver English-speaking guide All admission fees as mentioned in the program Transfer from / to hotel Accident insurance Exclusions : Personal expenses such as drinks, tips, etc All Optional Tour Other services not mentioned in the program Child Policy : For children less than 2 years will be "Free" of charge For children 3-11 years old child price For children over 12 years old we charge normal price
Rates are inclusive of 10% service charge and applicable 7% government tax. All above rates are nett and quoted in Thai Baht per person. Show Schedule is subject to change without prior announcement Exact pick up and drop off time will be confirmed via fax to your hotel. Dropping time can not confirmable. It depends on situation and traffic. Importance Ballance payment(cash) directly at our guide upon meeting at the hotel. Wat Phra Kaew is Thailand's most sacred temple, so please do not wear shorts, or sandals