Guided tour

Wat Pho, Wat Arun and Wat Hong Rattanaram Private Tour

Guided tour

Wat Pho, Wat Arun and Wat Hong Rattanaram Private Tour

From US$ 74.86 per person

Visit 3 ancient temples in the current and historical capital of Thailand on a private guided tour of Wat Pho, Wat Arun and Wat Hong Rattanaram on the banks of the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok.

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Duration 4 hours
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Pick-up possible from your hotel in the main areas of Bangkok.


  • Learn about the transition of the capitals of Thailand from Thonburi to present-day Bangkok
  • See the reclining Buddha statue at Wat Pho, where traditional Thai massage was born
  • Marvel at the stupa-like pagoda of Wat Arun on the banks of the Chao Phraya River
  • Travel back to the days of the Ayutthaya Kingdom at the Wat Hong Rattanaram temple
Full description
Start your 4-hour temples tour with a visit to the Buddhist temple of Wat Pho near the Grand Palace. Marvel at the golden statue of the Reclining Buddha and other typical motifs of the complex. Cross the Chao Phraya River to the temple of Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) and learn more about the Kingdom of Ayutthaya of the 14th to 18th centuries. Admire the stupa-like pagoda encrusted with colorful glazed porcelain tiles and seashells, and discover many statues of Buddha.  Continue to nearby Wat Hong Rattanaram, designed in a unique combination of Chinese and Western art styles. Take a look at the Buddha image from the Sukhothai Kingdom that ruled Thailand from 1238 until 1438.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Roundtrip Bangkok Hotel Transfers
  • Personalized tour of Bangkok
  • Entry ticket to Wat Pho (THB 200 per person)
  • Entry ticket to Wat Arun (THB 100 per person)
  • Personal expenses
  • Lunch

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Participants on this tour should note that the chapel is a national shrine and you will be required to wear proper attire: no bare shoulders and knees or strapless-heel shoes
  • Shoes must be removed before entering the temple buildings as a matter of respect
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes that can be easily taken off
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4.9 /5

based on 42 reviews

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I had a delightful day with my guide visiting Wat Pho, Was Arun, and Was Hong Rattanaram. I had a truly wonderful time with my private guide who was not only friendly, cheerful, and had excellent English, but was highly knowledgeable about Buddhism, the temples, and Thailand. He was also very good about educating me about different cultural aspects of his homeland as we walked between the different sites. He introduced me to Rose Apple, got me a gorgeous Thai calendar, and effortlessly guided me around the temples. Much appreciated and very enjoyable. Highly recommended.

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May 28, 2023

Brilliant private walking tour of the temples in Bangkok. Our guide Pim was very informative, delightful and funny. Our tour was well-paced, using alternative routes to avoid the crowds and she even took us to a less well-known temple where the King used to live, without another tourist in sight! Highly recommended!

May 28, 2023

Our tour with Amy was definitely better than what we were expecting. Amy is a beautiful lady and very knowledgeable and informative. She certainly took care of us. We are very happy that we went on a private tour and not part of a large group. Definitely worth the money and learnt a lot about the history of Thailand and Buddhism.

May 28, 2023

Product ID: 121650