Wat Arun Culinary & nightlife

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Bangkok: 2-Hour Dinner & Shows on White Orchid River Cruise

1. Bangkok: 2-Hour Dinner & Shows on White Orchid River Cruise

Explore the lights of Bangkok from the Choa Phraya river on a night river cruise. Savor authentic Thai and delicious international cuisine with a buffet dinner. Sip on a welcome drink, tea, and coffee as you pass the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Listen to live music and watch an thrilling cabaret show.  Start your Bangkok river cruise by checking in at the meeting point at the River City Complex. Board the White Orchid Cruise Ship and have a welcome drink while you enjoy a classical Thai dance as the cruise starts along the Chao Phraya River. Along the journey, have a chance to observe Bangkok's remarkable sights light up in the dark, including the Grand Palace, Wat Pho (Temple of Reclining Buddha), Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), and many more. Enjoy a buffet dinner with a great variety of delightful dishes ranging from traditional Thai to Western cuisines, followed by desserts. While enjoying your food, be entertained with a live music performance and a Cabaret show on board. After dinner, you can take the opportunity to observe the sights flowing by on the river banks by relaxing on the open-air deck to marvel at a 360-degree view of Bangkok from the Choa Phraya river by night. Arrive back at the River City pier to enjoy the rest of your evening in Bangkok.

Bangkok: Markets, Temples and Food Night Tour by Tuk Tuk

2. Bangkok: Markets, Temples and Food Night Tour by Tuk Tuk

Discover the beauty of Bangkok by night, and visit sites that most tourists only see during the daytime. Zip thorugh the streets of Bangkok in the back of a tuk-tuk and stop to try some delicious food and drinks. Visit sights like the Wat Pho, Wat Aru, the flower market, and Chinatown. Take a walk through local Bangkok night markets, such as the 24-hour flower market that comes to life as the night goes on. You may even be surprised with stops at places you’ve never heard of! While the temple buildings may be closed at night the grounds are often beautifully lit up at night and you will walk around two temples including the famous Wat Arun. You’ll also stop to sample some of the best food in the city, whether that be random snacks in a market, some of the city’s best noodles, or dessert in Chinatown. You certainly won’t go hungry, so there’s no need to eat beforehand! Vegetarian food options are available throughout the tour. During most of the tour you’ll get around by tuk tuk, and traveling at night should mean a lot less traffic and cooler temperatures than during the day.

Bangkok: E-Scooter Night Tour with Local Street Food

3. Bangkok: E-Scooter Night Tour with Local Street Food

The tour starts the convenient meeting point where you'll be given a short training session on how to ride the electric scooter. After the instructions, you’ll have a test run to get comfortable on the e-scooter then start the tour. First, you’ll get a brief history of Bangkok as you ride to the first stop. Now that you’re confident on the scooter you’ll tour through a few lesser-known areas to see Bangkok like a local, including a beautiful temple. Next up stop at Wat Arun and take photos of it shimmering in the night light, then cross the Chao Phraya River on a local ferry.   Once on the other side of the river, ride to Wat Pho, the largest temple in Bangkok famous for its huge reclining Buddha statue. Next, see the royal Grand Palace at night. Although it is closed at this time, it's still a magnificent sight to behold.   The next stop will be for a street food dinner where you'll get to eat like a local at a popular stall before moving on to the 24-hour flower market, Pak Khlong Talat. Delight in the colorful, fragrant, and exotic fresh flowers in the market, and see everything from common roses to bright orchids, lilies, and more.   Finally, visit Wat Prayoon with its huge white stupa lit up at night. After a ride along the riverside and winding back streets, you’ll arrive once again at the starting point of the tour.

Bangkok: Night Bike Ride and Dinner at a Local Restaurant

4. Bangkok: Night Bike Ride and Dinner at a Local Restaurant

Discover Bangkok at night on a guided small group cycling tour for a maximum of 6 people. Explore alleyways like a local with an experienced guide, see famous landmarks lit up at night, and savor an authentic Thai meal for dinner. Begin your experience at the meeting point on the Thonburi side of Bangkok at 6 PM. Receive your bike, helmet, and light for your safety, as well as fluorescent clothing, if you wish. Take a short ride through winding alleys to a local Thai family's restaurant and enjoy a tasty meal there. After dinner, cycle through a few lesser-known areas to see Bangkok like a local. Stop at Wat Arun and take photos of it shimmering in the night lights, then cross the Chao Phraya River on a local ferry. Once on the other side of the river, ride to Wat Pho, the largest temple in Bangkok famous for its huge reclining Buddha statue. Next, cycle around the Royal Grand Palace and on to the 24-hour flower market, Pak Khlong Talat. Delight in the colorful, fragrant, and exotic fresh flowers in the market, and see everything from common roses to bright orchids, lilies, and more. Then, head toward Chinatown and cycle among the bright neon lights and market alleys. Savor the sights, sounds, and smells of Chinatown and its street food vendors. Finally, cross the river again on a ferry and ride like a local through some of the winding back streets. The tour concludes at your original departure point.

Bangkok: Grand Palace, Wat Arun and Wat Pho Evening Tour

5. Bangkok: Grand Palace, Wat Arun and Wat Pho Evening Tour

With an action-packed itinerary in store, the tour will start with swinging by a few of Bangkok’s most-loved attractions. These include the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha because of the enormous statue inside. Stroll around the old city of Bangkok. The only place to rival it is your first stop, Wat Pho. This ancient temple is home to over 1,000 Buddha statues, one of which measures more than 150 feet in length. Next, see the sights along the Chao Phraya River on a traditional riverboat. We’ll explore the bejeweled Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). This 300-year-old temple is known for its enormous white chedi inlaid with thousands of colorful mosaic pieces. Located at the banks of the Chao Phraya River, this temple is a magnificent landmark seen around the city. Cross the river via the traditional boat again and walk to Pak Klong Talad, the city’s largest flower market overflowing with garlands, bouquets, pot plants, and fresh fruit. Whether you browse or pick up some fresh flowers to decorate your hotel room, this unique spot is a hidden gem in the capital. For the final treat of the tour, we will ride a tuk-tuk and go to Bangkok Chinatown. This area is famous for its bustling atmosphere and foodie haunts. Feel free to grab a bite to eat or simply explore the area.

Bangkok: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 30+ Attractions

6. Bangkok: Go City All-Inclusive Pass with 30+ Attractions

Experience over 30 Bangkok attractions and save up to 50% compared to purchasing individual tickets. Your all-inclusive pass gives you 2, 3, 4, or 5 consecutive days (depending on the option selected) to sightsee and experience as much of this vibrant city as you want. Master recipes with a Thai cooking class at Go! Thai Cooking School, explore a private outdoor museum at Ancient City, and ride a Tuk Tuk Hop around town. Explore the city on two wheels with a Temple and Royal Palace e-scooter tour, relax with a 90-minute Thai massage, and more. Simply download your digital pass to your mobile device or print it at home before you go. Show it at each attraction or tour to gain access. It's that simple. You'll also receive a digital guide with attraction information and instructions. Attractions and tours included with your Bangkok All-Inclusive Pass: Museums and Historical Sites • Ayutthaya Day Tour (4 temples) • Ancient City • Grand Palace Walking Tour • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Tour • The Erawan Museum • Patpong Museum • Art in Paradise Pattaya • Bangkok Canal Tour by Longtail Boat Tours and Cruises • 2-Hour Meridian Dinner Cruise (international buffet) • Chao Phraya River Unlimited Hop-on Hop-off Boat • Temple and Royal Palace E-Scooter Tour • Bangkok Culture Cycling Guided Tour • Bangkok Landmark E-Scooter Tour • Koh Kred Island E-Scooter Tour • 3-Hour Electric Scooter Guided Tour • Tuk Tuk Hop Experiences and Leisure • Go! Thai Cooking School (cooking class with 5 dishes) • 90-Minute Authentic Thai Massage Treatment at Let’s Relax Spa • Safari World Bangkok • Siam Amazing Park • Go Bangkok Bicycle Rental • Chinatown Michelin Guide Street Food Tour • The Bangkok Pub Crawl Attractions and tours are subject to change. Check your included digital guide for an up-to-date attraction line-up including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction with your pass before you go.

Bangkok: Cafe-Hopping Half-Day Walking Tour with 3 Cafes

7. Bangkok: Cafe-Hopping Half-Day Walking Tour with 3 Cafes

Eat and drink your way around Bangkok on this guided walking tour around some of its most authentic cafes. Sample the delights, sights, and atmosphere of the Blue Whale Cafe, Make Me Mango, and Supanniga Eating Room in the company of your guide. Meet your guide outside the Sanam Chai MRT Sanam Chai Station before heading to the first stop, the Blue Whale Cafe. Step into a gorgeous and Instagrammable cafe is known for its incredibly aesthetic interiors – blue walls with a white whale motif to match the theme. Feel free to try their signature drink, an eye-catching blue-colored latte that is definitely one of a kind. Next, head to your second cafe stop of Make Me Mango. Soak up the charming atmosphere of a quaint, little cafe with a dedicated menu just for mango. Take in the pleasant yellow-themed interiors and get a chance to taste their signature mango drink before heading to your last stop. Enter the Supanniga Eating Room, located by the Chao Phraya River. Get ready to experience itss homestyle Thai food accompanied by postcard-worthy views. Try their signature drink and order some snacks as you admire the lovely views of Wat Arun from the deck.

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What people are saying about Wat Arun

The tour was a really great experience! It was our first day in Bangkok and we were still coming to terms with the heavy traffic so we were 30 minutes late to the tour. Luckily, my friends and I are the only ones who were booked for the night, so the owner and tour guide were able to wait for us. Scott, our tour guide, was really nice. He was patient in guiding us (one of us needed to go slow because she was a bit nervous) and he was really nice to talk to. Scott gave us an informational, safe, and enjoyable tour all in all.

Loved every minute of it. JoJo, our guide, was excellent. I was worried about eating local market food, but she had it all safely checked out and we had no stomach issues at all. Everything tasted so lush, savoury and sweet treats and the dinner by the river was a nice touch. Tuk Tuk rides are crazy fast but safe and for us it was a spectacular adventure. Highly recommend it! Worth every penny.

We were so glad we mustered the energy to do this tour! (We are from the USA, age 63 and 23-hr flight with jet lag!) This was the highlight of our trip to Bangkok. We felt safe, we saw SO MUCH, we tasted wonderful foods and met people from all over. This was excellent in every way! They even returned us to our hotel afterwards which we were not expecting. A+ and worth every penny spent!

The guide is very nice, even tell us not be scammed by tuktuk driver, she tell me the estimated price to get back to my hotel too, nice guide nice trip.

This was a fun activity, I recommend we had a lot of fun and the guide was awesome. Do not eat before this activity becuase its a fair amount of food.