Discover Bangkok’s main attractions, the 3 most distinguished temples in Bangkok: WatTraimit in Bangkok - Temple of Golden Buddha, Wat Pho or the Temple of the Reclining Buddha and WatArun-The Temple of Dawn on the Chao Phraya River.
What to Expect
Your English Speaking guide will meet you at your Bangkok City hotel at 8 am and start the tour with the visit to Wat Trimitr. See the renowned Golden Buddha that stands at 10 feet (3m) high and weighs 5.5 ton. The image was built with pure gold with the fine art of Sukhothai period around 13th century. It was recorded as the world largest Buddha image made from gold by the Guinness World Book of Records.
Continue further with a drive to Rattakosin Island passing through China Town and the flower market. It is amazing to see the bustling and colorful local lifestyle.
Upon arrival at Tha Tien pier, take an exhilarating boat ride across the Chao Phraya River to Wat Arun, known as the Temple of Dawn. With its magnificent 259 feet (79m) high pagoda-style monument, situated just beside the Chao Phraya River, Wat Arun serves as one of the most outstanding landmarks in Bangkok with spectacular view from the surrounding.
Cross back to the other side of the river, take a short stroll passing through the market and street to Wat Pho, well-known for its huge Reclining Buddha, measuring an impressive 150 feet (46m) long and 49 feet (15m) high. Founded in 1781 by King Rama I of Chakri Dynasty, Wat Pho was the first university of Thailand that taught a wide range of knowledge ranging from astrology, literature and medicine. It is also a temple museum that contains many hard-to-find artifacts and inscriptions. Finally, it’s time to return. You will be dropped off at your Bangkok City hotel safely at approximately 2:00 pm.
- Hotel pick-up and drop off at Bangkok City Area
- Transport by Transportation by Air-con Sedan car
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- Boat charges
Know Before You Go
A maximum of 6 people are permitted per booking. Group discount is available for group sizes of 2, 3, 4, 5 or more.