Guided tour

Bangkok: Chinatown Highlights Walking Tour with Food Tasting

4.3 / 5

53 reviews

Activity provider: TripGuru Thailand

Bangkok: Chinatown Highlights Walking Tour with Food Tasting

Activity provider: TripGuru Thailand
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Immerse yourself in the history and sights of Bangkok’s Chinatown on this guided walking tour. Find out where you satisfy your cravings with stops at hand-picked street food vendors along the way.

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Duration 2 hours
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Small group
Limited to 9 participants


  • Smell delicious aromas from the food stalls that line the streets of Chinatown
  • Learn about Chinatown’s food scene and history from a local foodie guide
  • Purchase the dishes that appeal most to you, such as deep-fried dough sticks
  • Marvel at the ornate designs of the Chinese Wat Mangkon Kamalawat temple
  • Choose the perfect time to take the tour with multiple start times to pick from
Full description

Savor the sights and flavors of Chinatown on this guided walking tour in Bangkok. Discover sights like the Wat Mangkon Kamalawat temple and flavors like fish balls with noodles. Pick a time that suits you best with multiple start times that can be booked on the same day that you take the tour.

Meet your guide at the conveniently-located Wat Mangkon station to begin your walking adventure. Learn about local history and culture on the way to the temple of Wat Mangkon Kamalawat (Wat Leng Noei Yi). Admire the largest Chinese temple in the city was was built in the classic Chinese style.

Marvel at the stately structure and have the option to enter the temple to make an offering before heading to the inner streets and alleyways of Chinatown to experience one of the integral facets of Chinatown. 

Wander around the narrow walkways and see vendors selling delicious dishes and snacks such as rolled rice noodle soup, deep-fried dough sticks, fish balls with noodles, fish wontons, and shrimp wontons. 

Listen as your guide shares the history and stories behind these delicious eats. Feel free to purchase these scrumptious foods for yourself to wholly experience Chinatown at its best. Finish your tasty tour outside the Wat Mangkon station.

  • English- and Thai-speaking guide
  • Walking tour
  • Drinking water
  • Insurance
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food tasting expenses
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • People with respiratory issues

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Meeting point

Meet outside exit number 3 of the Wat Mangkon MRT station. Look for a guide wearing a 'TripGuru' shirt or holding a 'TripGuru' sign.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Cash
  • Scarf
  • Sarong

Know before you go

  • The itinerary details are for reference only and are subject to change depending on the weather, availability of restaurants and food stalls, and other unforeseen circumstances
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 53 reviews

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It’s a good tour where you get to see different food varieties and parts of china town. Also the famous buddha temple where you will go in and pray which is amazing. But arguably the tour is simple - you are shown stalls and restaurants at a very high level i.e. this is chinese sweet store (then move on), this is chinese doughnut (then move on). So perhaps the tour guide should choose 4-5 places that he recommends instead of 12-15 places and letting the group decide (the group will adopt group mentality and think ‘i will not get this as it will cause (1) a hold up for others (2) i cant sit and eat as everyone will be walking’. So i think an understanding of group dynamics will make this much more efficient. Also communicating the stops/types of foods/number of stops at the beginning would be useful. We ended the tour in what felt rather abruptly because there was no concept of timing.

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January 3, 2023

Really enjoyed this tour, our guide Sunday was excellent and so friendly. I got to ask a lot of questions and learned a lot from him, not just about Chinatown but also general questions about Thai culture, food, customs and Buddhism. We also got to try lots of different foods and learn about each one. Thank you so much Sunday!

December 10, 2022

I was a little disappointed as I thought the food sampling was pre arranged for us all to sample street food, if we wanted to sample anything we had to buy it individually. the guide was very friendly and helpful but I thought it was a little disjointed. I did enjoy it overall and have some ideas for supper tomorrow.

November 11, 2022

Product ID: 417018