Popular Activities in Wat Arun
Our most recommended Wat Arun Activities
1. Bangkok: Customized Private Long-Tail Boat Hire with a Guide
Meet your guide at Tha Maharaj, also known as Maharaj Pier, and depart on a long-tail speedboat journey on the “River of Kings,” the Chao Phraya River. Benefit from a private guide and included travel insurance to ensure your safety is the top priority. Choose between 1, 1.5 or 2-hour tour options, and customize the itinerary based on your interests, as long as it is realistic time-wise and can be adjusted if necessary after meeting your guide. Once the tour is finished, you will be transferred back to the Tha Maharaj Pier. The places you can visit include: • Wat Arun or “Temple of Dawn,” one of Bangkok's most famous temples on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River • Wat Kalayanamit, a prominent local Thai Buddhist temple located next to the river in an area considered one of the most important in Bangkok's history • The Artist's House (Baan Silapin), a 2-floor, L-shaped wooden build...
2. Bangkok: Full-Day Private Customized Tour with Transport
Begin your 8-hour customized private journey of Bangkok by meeting your friendly guide and your private driver at the hotel lobby. Benefit from an itinerary that can be altered and adjusted according to your interests. Your licensed tour guide will make sure your tour of Bangkok is tailored exactly to your needs and desires. Sit back and relax in your very own air-conditioned vehicle as you travel around the city. Enjoy full flexibility and decide whether you want to visit major sightseeing attractions, eat great street food, explore the flower market, take a little canal boat tour, or simply bargain better at the shopping malls like MBK Center or Platinum. Explore Rattanakosin Island to see the Grand Palace, Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho or Wat Arun. Check out the famous Khao San Road or Chatuchak Weekend Market. Feel hassle-free and let the guide arrange things for you to enjoy the fas...
Helped us with where we wanted to go. Nothing too much trouble. I have mobility problems and they catered for me brilliantly. Kiwi and Gang were so informative and friendly, would highly recommend them 200% Great time. !!!!
3. Bangkok: 4-Hour Night Bike Tour with Wat Arun & Wat Pho
Get off the beaten track and explore Bangkok on 2 wheels on this 4-hour night bike tour. Departing after sunset, you will ride down quiet back roads and small lanes to visit 2 ancient temples. Discover how beautiful the historic center of Bangkok is at night, when its many temples are spectacularly illuminated, the temperatures are cooler and the places you visit are much quieter. After meeting your guide at the local partner's shop, you will get a quick briefing and bike fitting, with all necessary equipment provided. Wind your way down small lanes, past ancient temples and canals, to experience the heart and soul of Bangkok. You will pass Tammasat University and catch a local ferry across the Chao Phraya River to ride along the quiet back roads that lead to Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). Enjoy the quiet ambiance of the temple before riding along a riverside track, passing more temples an...
Was just amazing, Tammy was a great guide, equipment provided was top quality, comfortable bikes and Tammy had our safety in mind. Those who have been on bike tours before may have felt their hands or bottom was sore afterwards, however these bikes have a very comfortable seat, very soft suspension, bikes were incredibly light hybrids and the handle bars had a soft grip; the perfect equipment for the duration we were riding. I really enjoyed the experience seeing the temples and the flower market and we got to try different street foods whilst on the trip provided by the tour guide. You get to experience the temples at night where there were literally no crowds and because it was at night the temperature was much more comfortable. Would highly recommend. The tight narrow streets and some areas required mounting up pavements and balancing around tight twisty corners, so would definitely recommend those with less riding experience to get some practice, overall worthwhile.
4. Bangkok at Sunset 5-Hour Bike Tour
Discover Bangkok after dark on a 5-hour evening bike ride of the city’s Thonburi district. Meet your guide at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel at 17:30. Then, pedal off to experience the “City of Angels” at night. Cross the Chao Phraya River (“River of Kings”) to Thonburi, one of Bangkok’s oldest settled areas. Walk through Klongsan Market, where young Thai’s shop for inexpensive fashion. Cycle to a Chinese pagoda on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. Admire its delicate, etched windows of birds and other animals. Continue through a quiet neighborhood to a food market. Explore its many stalls, learning about typical ingredients and dishes, and how they are prepared. Enjoy a starter snack before you cycle along the riverside to Wat Arun (“Temple of Dawn”). Enjoy its magical illuminations against the night sky. Next, stop for dinner at a typical Thai restaurant. Climb back on your bike ...
The Guide (Ahm?!, sorry) was in time, the bikes wehre in good condition and fitted to our body size! Very importang if you go for a 5h ride! We definitely saw Bangkok from a total different perspective and it was also a little thrilling, We never thought to use a bike in Bangkok before. Anyhow thanks to the caretaking and responsible acting of the guide we have had always the feeling of bering save! Further more you get to see all the nice places without so many tourists (although you might not enter all temples as the close esrlyer). The streetfood was great and authentic. If you don‘t like this kind of food, tell the guide!
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What people are saying about Wat Arun
We are a family with two teenagers and we had 12 hours between our flight so we booked a trip with a driver and a guide. Our guide was very nice and with good spirit she brought us to what we wanted to see: The temple Wat Pho, a trip on the canals with a long boat, a nice cafe next to the big canal for lunch and a shopping center at the end (although the MBK shopping center was a bit disappointing, so maybe choose another shoping center :-) ). We had good time and returned to the airport in fine time for our fly home.
Very good Guide (Tammy): took very much time for us showing a lot of good things and very friendly and helpful :) highly recommended! Good tour, nice spots and very good staff!
Thank you to our guide Sam! Very good service. He speaks few orders of French. We were with our 2 girls and they enjoyed a lot Will recommended
We had a great tour guide and good driver. She told us a lot about Bangkok and the sights; it was a successful day.
Was the best experience in Bangkok, the guides were friendly and funny! They give us great insiders!