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Thonburi: Our most recommended tours and activities

  • Bangkok Classical Bicycle Tour

    1. Bangkok Classical Bicycle Tour

    This 3-hour bike tour of Bangkok is ideal for enthusiastic adventurers and those who want to extend their knowledge of Bangkok to its extensive Chinatown, historic capital of Thonburi and hidden backstreets. Starting in the heart of Chinatown, the 3-hour tour explores the frenetic market environment, winding through narrow streets and alleyways. Your senses will come alive to the sights, sounds, and smells of a vibrant community in motion. We will pass by shop houses selling everything from Buddhist amulets to recycled truck engines. Locals worshiping at hidden temples, ritual paper burnings, and the omnipresent spirit house display evidence of a culture that has been centuries in the making. Cross the Chao Phraya River, with majestic views of the city skyline behind you, and visit Thonburi, the historic third capital of Thailand. Contrasting chaotic Chinatown, peaceful elements of lo...

    Brilliant bike tour. They both knew every back alley in Bangkok. It was very fast. Would have liked more stops to take photograhs

  • Bangkok at Sunset 5-Hour Bike Tour

    2. Bangkok at Sunset 5-Hour Bike Tour

    Discover Bangkok after dark on a 5-hour evening bike ride of the city’s Thonburi district. Meet your guide at the Royal Orchid Sheraton Hotel at 17:30. Then, pedal off to experience the “City of Angels” at night. Cross the Chao Phraya River (“River of Kings”) to Thonburi, one of Bangkok’s oldest settled areas. Walk through Klongsan Market, where young Thai’s shop for inexpensive fashion. Cycle to a Chinese pagoda on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. Admire its delicate, etched windows of birds and other animals. Continue through a quiet neighborhood to a food market. Explore its many stalls, learning about typical ingredients and dishes, and how they are prepared. Enjoy a starter snack before you cycle along the riverside to Wat Arun (“Temple of Dawn”). Enjoy its magical illuminations against the night sky. Next, stop for dinner at a typical Thai restaurant. Climb back on your bike ...

    The Guide (Ahm?!, sorry) was in time, the bikes wehre in good condition and fitted to our body size! Very importang if you go for a 5h ride! We definitely saw Bangkok from a total different perspective and it was also a little thrilling, We never thought to use a bike in Bangkok before. Anyhow thanks to the caretaking and responsible acting of the guide we have had always the feeling of bering save! Further more you get to see all the nice places without so many tourists (although you might not enter all temples as the close esrlyer). The streetfood was great and authentic. If you don‘t like this kind of food, tell the guide!

  • Bangkok Historic Neighborhoods: Morning Bike Tour

    3. Bangkok Historic Neighborhoods: Morning Bike Tour

    Explore the true heart of the bustling city of Bangkok while it comes to life on this bicycle tour. Cycle the back roads and small laneways and discover that there is more to the city than just busy roads full of traffic alongside high-rise buildings. Riding down the quiet 'soi' and the tiny lanes that make up much of the city, you will discover ancient temples and lifestyles by the Chao Phraya River. The tour takes you through the labyrinth of streets and down every laneway imaginable to the heart and soul of Bangkok. The tour begins at 09.00 am, taking around 3-4 hours, depending on the group. The meeting point is near Khao San Road, where you will get a quick bike fitting and briefing before heading out. 

    this is an excellent way to see parts of Bangkok that you wouldn't normally see since the pace is a little slower. riding down narrow alleyways and through markets of the locals was a highlight, and my guide was Excellent and very friendly. the whole organization is very professional. great time and money well spent!!

  • Bangkok: Thonburi Canals Cruise with Orchid Farm Visit

    4. Bangkok: Thonburi Canals Cruise with Orchid Farm Visit

    Meet your guide at the meeting point for a short introduction to the canals of Thonburi. You will then board a traditional wooden longtail boat that will take you on the canals. See the interesting sights along the canals. Your guide will help explain the history of Bangkok and Thailand, as well as dive into the customs of Thai people. In the old days, Bangkok was comprised of hundreds of small canals or “khlong” in Thai and local people mainly traveled by water. They relied heavily on the waterways as this mode of transportation was faster and more convenient than the land route. Today, most canals in Bangkok have been filled in and converted into streets. However, on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in the old capital Thonburi, many of the larger khlongs still exist. On this side of the city, it is still possible to see fields, small family-run farms, and orchid nurseries from ...

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What people are saying about Thonburi

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 52 reviews

Better than any bus tour. We saw interesting places that you would not normally see and Guide Seen told us a lot of interesting things about Bangkok and Thai culture. I can't understand that we were only two, but made the tour even more personal. Can only be recommended!

The tour was excellent, professionally organized with interesting and enjoyable route. The staff was friendly and in a good mood. All of us were happy as there were no negative issues, so we highly recommend this bike trip!

Brilliant bike tour. They both knew every back alley in Bangkok. It was very fast. Would have liked more stops to take photograhs

Funny guide, supportive team, nice group, great trip through the backyards of BKK! Highly recommended :-) :-)

Was the best experience in Bangkok, the guides were friendly and funny! They give us great insiders!