Thailand

Bangkok Boat Market

2 days Itinerary:

It’s best to do it in 2 days, especially if you like the Thai food 🙂

Let say for example that your accommodation is in Khao sand road area, your first stop of the day can be the Royal Palace (see bellow).

You can reach it by foot, by boat or taxi.

By boat: Head to Phra Arthit and take the boat to Tha Chang. There you can start your day by visiting the Royal Palace, The Emerald Buddha and walk to The Reclining Buddha.

From the Reclining Buddha, you can walk and take a boat to cross the Chao Phraya and Visiting the Wat Arun.

If you are hungry, head up to the Baan Ploen Dee restaurant. You can walk to there or take a Tuk-Tuk at the back entrance of the temple (900 m). If you are tired, back to your hotel and take a rest or a dive in the pool.

 

Day 2:   Head to the Wat Paknam with Bts( stop at Bang Phai), or taxi.

The Wat Paknam is the home of the tallest Buddha statue in Bangkok, more than 60 meters. It’s also a interesting temple to visit. first for its tall Buddha statue but also to escape the busting town. The temple is located along a Khlong and have a great museum.

If you haven’t eaten yet, you can head up to the Chaai Samai, a beautiful coffee and restaurant place. Eating inside with the air con or outside near the ponds.

From there, you can take the metro and head to Chinatown and the Wat Traimit or to the Wat Sisaket and after the Jim’s Thompson house.

You can end one of your day in Chinatown, Iconsiam (shopping center), Ong Ang Walking Street ( street food and shopping).

Here you can find some idea to where to eat in Bangkok.

About The Royal Palace Bangkok:

When you buy a entrance ticket for the Royal Palace, the ticket is valid for 7 days according to the date appeared on the Ticket.
Do not throw away your ticket because with it, you can visit:
The Grand palace and the Emerald Buddha of course but also
the Temple of the Emerald Buddha Museum and the Queen Sirikit Museum of Textiles, all located in the Grand Palace compound. The visiting hours is during 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM.

The Arts of the Kingdom Museum and the Masterpieces by Artisans of Queen Sirikit Institute, located at Koh Kerd, Bang Pa-In district, Ayutthaya province (Map). The visiting hours is on every Wednesday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM. The museum is closed Mondays and Tuesdays, New Year’s Day, and Songkhran Day.

Khon Performance at Sala Chalermkrung Royal (Map). There are three 25-minute performances daily, from Monday to Friday, at 1:00 PM / 2:30 PM / and 4:00 PM

Important: This ticket is valid for a single visit to each site.