Grand Palace, The Emerald Buddha, Canal Tour, Reclining Buddha, Golden Buddha, Flowers Market
Full Day Tour
TOUR CODE : CTB011


Thailand, a paradise that offers you the unlimited exotic attractions. The land of a lengthy history and developments as a nation you would excitedly explore, the land of speechlessly beautiful places nature bestowed upon us, the people of the land of smiles, all lingered waiting for your visit and embroider the impression you could bring back home.

Visit the most famous Grand Palace, no one could miss while traveling in Thailand. Then let yourself be flown away in a Long-Tailed Boat along the unique canals with lot of old Thai houses, temples and ancient places lining up the whole route of Chao Phraya River trip.  An interesting way of seeing different Thai ways of life.

The Grand Palace, This magnificent complex of buildings was begun by King Rama I in 1782, following the pattern used during the Ayutthaya period.  The river formed a moat on one side while the site of Temple of The Emerald Buddha corresponded to that of Wat Phra Si Sanphet, a chief temple of Ayutthaya.  The palace contains a number of halls, residences, pavilions and other historically significant buildings. The Emerald Buddha Temple, or Wat Phra Kaeo, adjoining the Grand Palace is a truly dazzling sight with its glittering spires and vivid statuary.  Not only is this a most sacred site, it also surely qualifies as one of the Wonders of the World.  The Jade Emerald Buddha image stands on an altar 11 meters tall and is protected by a nine-tier umbrella.  The Main Chapel, or “Ubosot”, is elaborately decorated.

The Emerald Buddha Temple or Wat Phra Kaeo, adjoining the Grand Palace is a truly dazzling sight with its glittering spires and vivid statuary.  Not only is this a most sacred site, it also surely qualifies as one of the Wonders of the World.  The Jade Emerald Buddha image stands on an altar 11 meters tall and is protected by a nine-tier umbrella.  The Main Chapel, or “Ubosot”, is elaborately decorated.

Temple of The Reclining Buddha, or Wat Pho, the World famous temple is one of Bangkok’s oldest and largest temples.  Wat Pho was built by King Rama I,  200 years ago and houses the gigantic gold plated Reclining Buddha.  This unique image is 46 meters in length and 15 meters high with beautifully inlaid mother of pearl soles.  Wat Pho is also regarded as the first center of public education and is sometimes called “Thailand’s First University”.

Temple of The Golden Buddha, or Wat Traimit is known for its famous Golden Buddha, constructed during the Sukhothai period. The image of solid gold is 3 meters high and weighs 5.5 tons. The image covered by stucco for more than 700 years.  In 1955 stucco cracked by an accident and revealed the underneath a Buddha of solid gold.


 
 Tour Schedule

At 08.30 am, our tour guide in purple and navy blue uniform will meet and greet at the hotel lobby.  Depart hotel for your first visit The Golden Buddha Temple, the image of solid gold is 3 meters high and weighs 5.5 tons. On the way, drives passing China Town, it is Thailand’s best known and biggest gold trading center with 132 gold shops scattered along it. The others highlight we would recommend to visit is Flowers Market or Pak Khlong Talat, the biggest wholesale markets for all kind of cut flowers and vegetables.  Your second visit at Temple of The Reclining Buddha, the biggest Buddha in Bangkok which is 46 meters long and 15 meters high of the image.

Visit Grand Palace, former residence of the Kings of Siam with its glittering public rooms and throne hall.  The most famous Grand Palace no one could miss while traveling in Thailand, which is still used for official functions and Royal ceremonies. The Royal Chapel and The Emerald Buddha Temple in the same compound are the most sacred objects to the Buddhists of Thailand followed by the visit of Museum of Textiles the various sets Queen wore with the jewellery while meeting people from all parts of the world is the way to let people learn about Thai textile and fashion evolution.

Afternoon, enjoy your wonderful waterway journey and let yourself be flown away in a Long-Tailed Boat, see native life along the unique canals with lot of old Thai houses, temples and ancient places lining up the whole route of Chao Phraya River bank and get some cool breezes.  The route is passing Temple of Dawn, the most attractive structure in this temple is the 67 meters high pagoda, which is decorated with ceramic tiles and fragment of multicolored porcelain and then will passing Royal Barge Museum, displayed here are the most important vessels in the 51 barge Royal fleet, which under takes Grand River processions on special occasions.  The 44-meter long barge with the graceful, bird-like head and long beak is “Sri Suphannahongse” in which The Royal Family rides.  Enjoy feeding fishes in front of the temple. And transfer to your hotel.


Tour Rate:
1 Person: Baht  8,700 
2 Persons: Baht 4,980 each

3-4 Persons: Baht 4,500 each
5-12 Persons: Baht 3,800 each

The rate mentioned is based on English speaking tour guide, others language will be at the surcharge of Baht 2,500 per tour.

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Tour Includes:
- Welcome Garland
- Natural Mineral Water and Cold Towel
- Private Car
- Transportation
- Travel Insurance Certificate
- Reliable First Class Services
- Exclusive Professional Tour Guide
- Admission Fees

Tour Excludes
- Alcoholic Drinks and Meals (Lunch)
- Extra Transportation

Dress Code:

- Respectful dress is required at the Palace. Mini-skirts and shorts are not allowed.
- Lady's need to cover the shoulders.
- Footwear: Sandals are acceptable
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