Bangkok is the booming heart of Thailand, and a visit to the country would not be complete without an in-depth exploration of this incredibly diverse city. Bangkok boasts some of Thailand’s most attractive and awe-inspiring sights, as well as some of the most appealing and authentic Thai cuisine. This destination is full of life and energy, so you will have a busy 7-Day excursion for you to get the most out of the bustling city. With this truly unique and immersive expedition, you will explore...
Bangkok – Take It All In
As you fly over Thailand and approach Bangkok, lush greenery will give way to magnificent skyscrapers and grand temples. Peer down at the landscape as you prepare to land, and you will quickly realize that Bangkok has so much to offer. It is a surreal blend of beautiful cityscapes and authentic Thai culture. Meet your private transfer at one of the city’s most impressive airports, Don Mueang International Airport or Suvarnabhumi Airport.
From there, set off to a luxurious hotel where you will spend your vacation. Sit back and let the surrounding sights fill you with wonder and excitement. You will spot street vendors selling traditional Thai cuisine to eager passersby, temples adorned with gold, and groups of camera-ready travelers that will be huddled around points of interest. We have planned a busy week in the bustling city of Bangkok to ensure that you get to experience it all. However, Thailand is not a hop and a skip away, so some time to unwind is exactly what you may need on the day that you arrive.
You will arrive at your 5-star hotel, check in, and make yourself at home. This is where you will spend the next seven nights in complete comfort after each fun-filled day of adventure. Take this time to relax by the pool or get a drink and check out the local scenery. In the afternoon, you will enjoy a leisurely stroll around the city to get acclimated to the area. The city is home to an array of exceptional eateries. Restaurants spread around the streets in abundance. You will find plenty, but there is nothing quite like the first restaurant you will experience. This fine-dining restaurant offers a panoramic view of the city while you delight in your delicious dining experience. From there, you can head back to the hotel for an early night.
Bangkok – A Temple Tour of Bangkok’s Best
Ayutthaya – The Ancient City of Ayutthaya
Bangkok – Treat Yourself
Bangkok – Master Thai Cuisine
Bangkok – The Buzzing Markets of Bangkok
Bangkok – Aroma Therapy
- Marvel at the picture-perfect, panoramic cityscape views of Bangkok two incredible restaurants, one that is complete with a 200-foot riverfront Ferris wheel
- Explore Thailand’s most prominent and inspiring Buddhist temples: Wat Phra Kaew, Wat Arun, and Wat Pho, as well as the Grand Palace
- Dine at late Anthony Bourdain-recommended restaurant
- Discover the ancient city of Ayutthaya, capture its majestic temple ruins, and delve into the cultural heritage of Thailand
- Cruise along the Chao Phraya River and experience Bangkok by boat
- Visit the shopping and fashion capital of Bangkok in Siam Square
- Learn more about the Thai silk industry with a trip to the world-famous Jim Thompson House
- Unlock traditional Thai culinary secrets and master local cuisine at the Baipai Cooking School
- Fine-dine at the authentic and exquisite Suan Bua restaurant
- Travel to Chinatown, Amphawa Floating Market, and Asiatique, the Riverfront, as you explore a variety of traditional Thai markets
- Enjoy a traditional Thai massage and spa treatment at the sophisticated Asia Herb Association
Thailand is a tremendously popular travel destination, with the city of Bangkok being a key highlight for any trip to Thailand. After all, Bangkok is the booming capital of the country. It offers explorers the unique opportunity to experience luxurious cityscapes, magnificent Buddhist images, and authentic cultural heritage all within the city limits. The extravagant skyscrapers, meticulously designed temples, and captivating Thai cuisine are only a few of the attractions that you can expect to experience on this 7-Day tour of the best that Bangkok has to offer.
Upon arrival, enjoy scenic views of Bangkok as you approach the city by private transfer. Check-in to your lavish 5-star hotel for an incredibly comfortable stay. From your hotel, transfer to a famous restaurant for fine-dining with panoramic views of the dreamy cityscape. Return to your room for a great night’s rest in preparation for the day ahead. Then, enjoy a complimentary breakfast before setting off for a walking temple tour of Bangkok. Experience the majesty of three of Bangkok’s inspiring Buddhist temples, each one showcasing the beauty of traditional Thai architecture while offering insight into their heritage. In the evening, dine at late Anthony Bourdain’s favorite Pad Thai restaurant in the country.
The next day, you will transfer to the ancient city of Ayutthaya. The UNESCO-listed Ayutthaya Historical Park affords travelers the opportunity to delve deep into the history of Thailand and explore its fascinating age-old ruins and temples. After capturing all that you can, you can sit back comfortably as you cruise along the Chao Phraya River back to Bangkok. Enjoy traditional treats and snacks on the picturesque boat ride before transferring to your hotel. Supper at the exquisite Thara Thong river-side restaurant will bring this perfect day to a close.
On Day 4, shop Bangkok’s best deals in the fashion-forward Siam Square. Visit Terminal 21 for a culturally-enriching shopping experience as you discover fashion and food from major cities around the globe. In your free time, you can scout additional points of interest before heading to the world-famous Jim Thompson House. The stunning museum shares insight into the Thai silk industry and its influence. Stop by Bangkok’s best tech mall for unbeatable electronic deals before returning to your hotel and tucking into local cuisine.
Learn more about the art of Thai cuisine and how to cook it yourself at a prestigious cooking school, which is on Day 5 of the tour. Here, you will unlock the mysteries and master the creation of tantalizing Thai meals. Then, you will delight in authentic, Thai fine-dining at yet another celebrated restaurant. On Day 6, discover the many markets of Bangkok. A trip to Chinatown will yield exciting purchases and a scrumptious breakfast. Later on, transfer to Amphawa Floating Market to experience a market by boat. Return to your hotel before setting off to the high-end night market, Asiatique, the Riverfront,which is located on the Chao Phraya river banks. Then, journey up the 200-foot Ferris wheel for a breathtaking nighttime view.
The last day of your tour is dedicated to unwinding before you head home. Treat yourself with a trip to one of Bangkok’s best Wellness Spas and enjoy a traditional Thai massage with aromatherapy oils and reinvigorate your body. You will return to your hotel, feeling completely refreshed, where you will pack while you wait for your private transfer. Check-out and make your way to the airport after a brilliantly enriching and luxurious week in Bangkok. Consider learning more about our travelers’ favorite Thailand travel experiences by reading their travel reviews.
$1,997 per person (excluding international flights)
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