- Enjoy the best highlights of Bangkok on this Grand Palace and River of Kings Canal small group tour. Escape the Bangkok traffic and board a longtail boat for a journey along the canals, enjoy a guided tour of the impressive Wat Pho, see the huge reclining Buddha and stand in awe of the majestic Grand Palace.
Make your way to the lobby of the Viengtai Hotel, Rambutri Road, Banglamphu (runs parallel to Khao San Road) to meet your guide. You'll travel together by taxi or minivan to the starting point of this exciting tour.
Your guided tour begins with a walk down to the Chao Praya River (meaning River of Kings) where you'll board a longtail boat for a journey along the river and into the canals of Bangkok. The longtail boat trip will provide you with an insight into the lives of people who live along these canals which seems a world away from the chaotic streets of Bangkok.
Your tour continues to Wat Pho, the temple of the reclining Buddha, the largest Buddha in Bangkok. Wat Pho temple is the center of the Buddhist religion in Thailand, the countries first university and is still a center of learning for traditional Thai massage and medicines. Enjoy a guided tour of this stunning complex.
Tour concludes at the Grand Palace, one of Bangkok's main tourist attraction. The Grand Palace complex comprises of numerous temples including the Wat Phra Keow temple which houses the Emerald Buddha, Thailand's holiest religious statue carved from jade. Your guide will take you through the grounds of the Grand Palace providing a fascinating insight into this majestic place.
Your guide can assist you in getting a taxi back to your hotel if needed.
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