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Bangkok: Backstreets and Hidden Gems Bike Tours

1. Bangkok: Backstreets and Hidden Gems Bike Tours

Experience Bangkok like a local on this guided bike tour. Ride through the Thonburi and Chomthong area, and explore a stunning plantation local farm. Meet your guide to collect your bikes and head off to find some of the city's hidden gems. Start with the popular Thonburi area, riding the safe backstreets as you cross over canals. Continue on your journey to the market and temples that are often missed by tourists. Listen as your guide shares with you the origin and history of each site along the way. End your tour of the Thonburi area and learn about one of Bangkok's most famous and heroic former residents. Enjoy a relaxing break at a charming café where you can purchase something to eat and drink. Travel far from the 'tourist' areas and cycle toward a stunning coconut, mango, and banana plantation farm. Head to Railway track Poon Poon and take some truly memorable holiday snaps.

Bangkok: Canals of Bangkok & Chao Phraya Longtail Boat Tour

2. Bangkok: Canals of Bangkok & Chao Phraya Longtail Boat Tour

Bangkok's intricate canal system, known as "klongs," has deep cultural significance. These waterways served as lifelines, shaping the city's history, and showcasing a blend of Thai, Chinese, and Malay influences. Meet your friendly Trip Guru at the MRT Sanam Chai Station, Exit 5 to begin your journey. From there, you’ll board a longtail boat, passing the scenic Chao Phraya River, and cruise through the network of canals before arriving at The Artist’s House. Also known locally as Baan Silapin, this cultural haven is a tranquil oasis tucked along the system of klongs. Discover traditional Thai art and creativity as you take in the intricate artwork, explore the serene garden, and if you’re lucky, experience a captivating puppet show. After that, you’ll board your boat and meander along the water, passing by Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen. This revered Buddhist temple is known for its stunning architecture and religious traditions. Listen as your guide shares captivating stories about its history and significance as you catch glimpses of the temple from the water. Conclude your voyage by returning to the meeting point, enriched with a deeper understanding of Bangkok's cultural heritage and its intricate network of waterways that have played a vital role in shaping the city's identity.

Bangkok and Nearby Private Car Rental

3. Bangkok and Nearby Private Car Rental

You have the flexibility to choose between exploring the bustling city of Bangkok or venturing out to nearby provinces such as Ayutthaya, Nakhon Pathom, Samut Sakhon, Samut Prakan and Chachoengsao. You will have the option to go for a 6, 8,10 hours or 2-5 Days The hilight suggestion plan Grand Palace Wat Pho Erawan Shrine Wat Arun Wat Ratchanatdaram Worawihan Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen Chatuchak Weekend Market JODD Fair Yaowarat Night Market Siam Paragon Central World Iconsiam Khao San Road Maeklong Railway Market Amphawa Floating Market Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

Bangkok: Historic Siam and Cultural Gems Walking Tour

4. Bangkok: Historic Siam and Cultural Gems Walking Tour

On our guided walking tours through Bangkok, you’ll explore the city through every era, being entranced by its vivid colours and powerful scents. Find out all about the city’s illustrious cultural, political, and religious landmarks, as well as its cool neighbourhoods and lesser-known gems. If you don't have time to join our tours on the same day, don't worry! Your ticket is valid for 3 days from first use. Enjoy our delightful walking tours around this dazzling city. Use the free Vox City app (included in your ticket) to discover more of Bangkok and its incredible history with curated self-guided tours through the main quarters! 'Historic Siam' includes: Wat Ratchapradit Pi Kun Bridge Mahakan fortress Rommaninat Park Tanao Road Wat ratchabophit Bangkok City Hall 'Bangkok Cultural Gems' includes: Wat Ratchaburana Drum Tower Wat Pho Phahurat market Sampheng area Museum of Siam Mon bridge 'Chinatown by Night' Tang Toh Kang Golden Shop Wat Mangkon Kamalawat Nana Plaza Jek Pui curry rice Charoen Krung Rd Our 7 self guided route's main sights: Wat Pathum Wanaram Erawan Shrine Talat Phlu Siam Square Wat Chana Songkhram Ratchaworamahawihan Phra Sumen Fort Chiao Eng Biao Shrine Siam Commercial bank Wat Hong Rattanaram Guan Yu shrine Wat Kanlayanamit Woramahawihan Wat Khun Chan ...and many more!

Bangkok: Half-Day Local Lives & Food Tour by Bike with Lunch

5. Bangkok: Half-Day Local Lives & Food Tour by Bike with Lunch

Discover Bangkok's culture through its gastronomy on this half-day bicycle tour. Enjoy lunch at a local favorite restaurant, visit vibrant markets, and cycle past landmarks like Phra Sumen Fort, Wang Lang Market, and Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen. Choose between a private or group tour. Start the day at the bike rental shop, or enjoy optional hotel pickup, then get fitted with your bike and helmet and listen to a quick briefing. Once you’re all set, cycle to Phra Sumen Fort. Take photos of the intriguing, white exterior of this octagonal-shaped bunker before heading to the port. From there, board a ferry and cross the Chao Phraya River before heading to the vibrant Wang Lang Market. This 30-year-old institution is a prime foodie destination, especially among local university students and residents. Afterward, head to Santa Cruz Church, one of the oldest Catholic churches in Bangkok. Marvel at the European architecture of the building before cycling through the charming residential area of Thonburi. Observe the daily lives of the locals as you pass through small alleyways and streets. Up next is the hidden gem of Talat Phlu. This local market is filled with heavenly food stalls with the best street food in the area. Next, pass by the railway station before heading to Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen. This temple houses a gorgeous green stupa and the city’s tallest Buddha statue. After snapping photos of the temple, cycle along the Phasi Charoen canal before stopping at the Artist’s House. This centuries-old house-turned art gallery features local artwork, photography exhibits, and even a puppet show. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant where you’ll sample some scrumptious dishes before heading to Wat Hong Rattanaram. This temple is known for its intricate exteriors and interiors. Admire the architecture of the temple before taking the ferry and cycling back to the meeting point.

From Bangkok: Mahasawat Canal and farm with Lunch

6. From Bangkok: Mahasawat Canal and farm with Lunch

Travel to rural side of Bangkok, where many orchards specialize in organic fruit and tree grow. Explore the way of living along Klong Mahasawat, the community organizes agro-tourism excursions by long-tailed boats. These boats has sunshades for your comfort. As you cruise along the canal you’ll see huge fishing nets suspended above the water and get a unique perspective of the local lifestyle. Visiting a lotus field, orchid farm, and fruit orchards. There are 4-5 stops, you can visit all or pick the one you want to spend time. Visit lotus farm owns and run by family. Paddle the boat to pick the lotus flower and walking around their herbal farm. Making your own snack and taste it. The snack is called Khao Tang Na Tang (crispy rice with shrimp dip). If you like it you can buy it as well. Stopping at the house has grown gag fruit. This fruit looks like a monster but can make drinks and Thai noodle ingredient. Stop at orchid farm, where thousands of orchids are raised for the export market. If you’d like to buy some orchids, you’ll find better prices here than in the city! (if orchid farm in Klong mahasawat is not open, we take you to another orchid farm in afternoon) Lunch at local restaurant. Visit farm café which is a very creative way to enjoy nature and break before return to Bangkok.

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What people are saying about Wat Paknam Phasi Charoen

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Totally awesome tour more than expected our tour guide Golf was well educated informed and great sense of humour. Thoroughly enjoyed only improvement would be add lunch in Chinatown at end of trip Thanks Mike Canada