Pickup from your hotel and drive to Wat Pho and the sleeping Buddha Temple.
The highlight of the visit is, of course, the sleeping Buddha. Most people will visit just the Buddha, but Wat Pho has so much more to offer. Wat Pho is famous for its school of massage and considered one of the best in Thailand.
Wat Pho also includes four chapels that contain long lines of gilded golden statues from different parts of Thailand sitting in the lotus position. There are 394 of these statues in total.
Continue to the Royal Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha
The Grand Palace
The Grand Palace in Bangkok has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam, and later Thailand since 1782. It was the home of all Bangkok government offices until 1932 when Thailand switched to a Constitutional Monarchy. Even after 250 years, the Grand Palace has lost none of its splendor and elegance. It is one of the most visited places in all of Thailand and a must-see for any first time visitor to Thailand.
You can learn more about The Grand Palace here.
The Temple of The Emerald Buddha
Wat Phra Kaew, commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram, is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand. The Emerald Buddha housed in the temple is a potent religio-political symbol and the palladium of Thailand.
The Choapraya River and Longtail boat ride
This tour along the “River of Kinds” will give you a wonderful true to life view of Bangkok’s waterway and of the rural life of the people who live there. Travel along in the iconic Longtail boats that are unique to Southeast Asia.
You can learn more about the longboats and the Chao Phraya River here.
The Temple of Dawn
Every day at the crack of dawn the sun makes the temple of dawn radiate and shine with the early morning rays. The main feature of the temple is the central Prang(Kyhermer styled temple) decorated with porcelain.
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Ferry ride across the Chaopraya river
Return to hotel