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Bangkok: Private Half-Day Temple Tour

1. Bangkok: Private Half-Day Temple Tour

Visit Bangkok's most unique temples including Wat Trimitr, Wat Pho, and Benjamaborpitr on a private guided tour with multiple language options. See spectacular pagodas and golden Buddha statues while getting a deep understanding of Thai culture. After your hotel pickup, start your tour at the Wat Trimitr temple, home of the largest known solid gold Buddha image in the world. Learn about the fascinating history of the 700-year old statue that stands at 15 feet tall and weighs approximately 5.5 tons. Continue through Bangkok’s thriving Chinatown district to the grounds of the Wat Pho temple, a large and extensive monument neighboring the Grand Palace enclave. Here, discover the massive gold plated Reclining Buddha, measuring 46 meters long and 15 meters high, with beautifully inlaid mother-of-pearl soles.  Considered to be one of the worlds’ most famous temples, Wat Pho is also regarded as the first center of public education and is sometimes called ‘Thailand’s first university’. Well-known for its Thai massage services within the temple walls, many come here to relax and enjoy a peaceful day. Finally, stop at Wat Benjamaborpitr, also called the White Marble Temple and one of the finest examples of Thai architecture that is noted for its elegant white marble façade imported from Italy. Step inside the main chapel to see the country’s most captivating Buddha’s image.

Private Tour: Wat Pho, Wat Traimit and Wat Benchamabophit

2. Private Tour: Wat Pho, Wat Traimit and Wat Benchamabophit

After meeting your professional guide at your hotel in Bangkok city center, start your 4-hour morning or afternoon tour to explore some of the most remarkable temples in Bangkok.  Visit 3 beautiful temples, beginning with Wat Traimit. This temple has the largest Golden Buddha statue, and is recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records. Continue the tour to Wat Pho, the Temple of Reclining Buddha, one of the oldest and most-visited temples. Believed to be founded during the 16th century, it served as the Royal Temple of King Rama I of Charki Dynasty. Here, the 46-meter-long reclining Buddha lays inside the main ordination hall. Lastly, visit Wat Benchamabophit, the Marble Temple. This is regarded as one of the most beautiful temples in Thailand. Inside the main ordination hall, see the sacred Phra Buddha Chinnarat image, reproduced from the original image in Phitsanuloke. Finish the tour by being dropped off back at your hotel by your guide.

Bangkok Instagram Tour (Private & All-Inclusive)

3. Bangkok Instagram Tour (Private & All-Inclusive)

Discover the beauty and mystique of Bangkok on our famous Bangkok Instagram Tour. This tour is packed with beautiful sights, tasty food and of course, a ton of great photos! Our all-inclusive Bangkok tour will start with you being picked up from your hotel by one of our awesome local tour guides who will be so excited to show you around their home. Plus, all of our guides speak great english, so nothing will be lost in translation! Relax and enjoy the VIP experience in one of our private ForeverVacation cars because we’ve got everything covered from start to finish - no need to worry about tickets, entrance fees, where to go or where to eat (lunch is included!). This Bangkok full-day tour will be packed with famous landmarks, vintage architecture, a cute cafe and much much more, including: - Wat Benchamabophit - Wat Arun - Loha Prasat - Chinatown - Flower Market - Plus a cute insta-worthy cafe that only the locals know about! Experience the real culture of this amazing city, while taking in its most famous spots. Your guide will even act as your personal photographer for the day and help you to get some great insta-worthy snaps! Don't miss this Bangkok city tour as this is one of our most popular tours in Bangkok. For an unforgettable experience in the lively city of Bangkok, book your tour with us today. We can’t wait to show you around one of our favorite cities in Thailand!

Bangkok: Wat Traimit, Wat Po and Wat Benchamabophit Tour

4. Bangkok: Wat Traimit, Wat Po and Wat Benchamabophit Tour

Bangkok’s Buddhist temples are world-famous and this tour takes you to three of the most unusual ones that this city has to offer. You will start at the ornate Wat Traimit, which is situated at the end of Chinatown’s buzzing Yaowarat Road. This temple is home to a unique Golden Buddha that weighs 5.5 tons. Next is the largest temple complex in Bangkok, Wat Po, which has an impressive reclining Buddha that is 46 meters in length. Wat Po is also home to the Pagodas of the Kings. The last stop on this temple tour takes you to the district of Dusit to Wat Benchamabophit. Also known as the White Marble Temple, this is a fine example of Thai architecture and offers great photo opportunities.

Bangkok Classic Discovery

5. Bangkok Classic Discovery

The Thai capital is known for its many monuments, its canals but also as a street food paradise. This ride in the Dusit district will allow you to enjoy a concentrate of what Bangkok can offer visitors, combining a ride along the klongs, a gourmet stop* to taste exotic fruits in a local market and visits to monuments.

Bangkok: Self- Guided Audio Tour

6. Bangkok: Self- Guided Audio Tour

Welcome to the vibrant and bustling city of Bangkok, where ancient traditions seamlessly blend with modern urban life. Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Thailand's capital with our Bangkok Self-Guided Audio Tour. This immersive experience allows you to explore the city at your own pace, delving into its rich history, cultural treasures, and dynamic atmosphere. As you navigate the vibrant streets of Bangkok, our carefully curated audio tour will serve as your personal guide, providing fascinating insights into the city's landmarks, hidden gems, and the unique stories that shape its identity. Whether you're an avid history buff, a culinary enthusiast, or simply someone eager to soak in the local culture, this self-guided tour offers something for everyone. From the iconic Grand Palace and the sacred Wat Phra Kaew to the bustling markets of Chinatown and the serene canals of the Thonburi district, our audio tour takes you on a comprehensive journey through Bangkok's diverse neighborhoods. Discover the harmonious blend of ancient temples, modern skyscrapers, and vibrant street life that defines this captivating metropolis. Immerse yourself in the sounds of bustling markets, the whispers of temple bells, and the vibrant street life as you wander through the city's historic districts. Engage with the rich tapestry of Bangkok's culture, from traditional Thai dance performances to the aromatic flavors of street food stalls that line the bustling streets. Whether you're a solo traveler, a couple seeking a romantic getaway, or a family on vacation, the Bangkok Self-Guided Audio Tour offers the flexibility to tailor your experience to your interests and preferences. Explore the city's architectural marvels, learn about the significance of its religious sites, and savor the flavors of authentic Thai cuisine, all while enjoying the freedom to set your own pace. Learn more about the top 12 tourist attractions in Bangkok. Its history, culture, myths, architecture, and other important facts are in this audio commentary which starts from the city's central location then the itinerary gradually moves one by one. 1. Wat Traimit Withayaram Worawihan 2. China Town 3. Wat Phra Chetuphon 4. Wat Arun 5. Grand Palace 6. Temple of the Emerald Buddha 7. National Museum Bangkok 8. Wat Saket 9. Wat Benchamabophit 10. Bangkok Art & Culture Centre 11. Lumpini Park 12. Museum of Contemporary Art So, grab your headphones and get ready to embark on a self-guided adventure through the captivating city of Bangkok. Let the tales of the past and the vibrant energy of the present guide you as you uncover the secrets and treasures that make Bangkok a truly enchanting destination.

Bangkok: Customize as you want Guided City Tour & Transfer

7. Bangkok: Customize as you want Guided City Tour & Transfer

For a customizable full-day tour of Bangkok, you have the flexibility to tailor the itinerary according to your interests and preferences. Here's a suggested Itinerary: Morning Exploration: Option 1: Historical and Cultural Sites: Begin your day with a visit to the Grand Palace, the former royal residence and a masterpiece of Thai architecture. Explore the dazzling temples within the palace complex, including the revered Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew). Next, stroll through the vibrant streets of Bangkok's historic district, soaking in the atmosphere of the bustling markets and lively neighborhoods. Visit Wat Pho, home to the famous Reclining Buddha statue and one of the oldest and largest temple complexes in Bangkok. Take a moment to experience the tranquility of the temple grounds and its beautifully adorned pagodas. Enjoy a traditional Thai lunch at a local restaurant, sampling authentic Thai dishes and flavors. Option 2: Canal Tour and Local Life Experience: Embark on a scenic canal tour, also known as a "khlong" tour, to explore Bangkok's hidden waterways and traditional wooden houses. Admire the charming canal-side communities and gain insight into local life along the water. Visit the Jim Thompson House, a museum dedicated to the American entrepreneur who played a significant role in reviving Thailand's silk industry. Explore the beautifully preserved Thai-style house and its art collection. Take a break for lunch at a riverside restaurant, savoring delicious Thai cuisine while enjoying views of the Chao Phraya River. Afternoon Exploration: Option 1: Modern Bangkok and Shopping: Head to one of Bangkok's modern shopping districts, such as Siam Square or CentralWorld, for a shopping spree. Browse through a variety of shops, boutiques, and department stores offering everything from designer fashion to local crafts. Visit one of Bangkok's iconic landmarks, such as the Baiyoke Sky Tower or the King Power Mahanakhon, for panoramic views of the city skyline. Indulge in a relaxing Thai massage or spa treatment to unwind after a day of sightseeing and shopping. Option 2: Culinary Adventure and Street Food Tour: Join a guided culinary tour to explore Bangkok's vibrant street food scene and sample a variety of local delicacies. Visit bustling food markets, hidden alleyways, and renowned street food stalls. Learn about the flavors and ingredients of Thai cuisine as you taste dishes like pad thai, som tam (green papaya salad), and mango sticky rice. Wrap up your culinary adventure with a visit to a traditional Thai dessert shop or a local tea house for a sweet treat. 3. Evening Entertainment: Conclude your day with an evening of entertainment, whether it's attending a traditional Thai dance performance, or experiencing the lively atmosphere of Bangkok's night markets. Enjoy dinner at a riverside restaurant or indulge in a seafood feast at one of Bangkok's famous seafood restaurants along the Chao Phraya River.

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What people are saying about Wat Benchamabophit

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 40 reviews

Our experience with Cat from ForeverVacation was nothing short of outstanding! With their wealth of knowledge, they tailored the tour to our interests, guiding us to hidden gems we'd have otherwise missed. Cat's expertise ensured we captured incredible photos for our Instagram and videos for reels. The meticulously planned itinerary struck the perfect balance, keeping us energized and engaged throughout. Completing the tour punctually was a bonus, and we highly recommend starting at 7 am to enjoy landmarks and capture crowd-free photos. Cat's guidance was invaluable, making our journey truly unforgettable. We wholeheartedly endorse ForeverVacation and Cat for a memorable and enriching adventure.

Nico was super nice and accommodating and patiently explained a lot about Thai culture to those of us who didn't know anything. We were literally in close contact with Thai life and saw life in the narrow streets, drove through markets, paused in temples and were spoiled by the “Thai culture” lived by Nico. We were picked up by his manner and friendliness and were really impressed, bravo!

The guide was so good. Spoke English well and very knowledgeable. The personal tour was excellent. Can’t recommend more highly

Pino was an excellent guide and well organized to visit Bangkok without succumbing to the heat

Exceptional... the guide Napo was very nice and very knowledgeable. Highly recommended.