Grand Palace in Bangkok at night, Thailand.

Best of Bangkok Itinerary in 7 Days

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This is a sample itinerary to inspire a personalized trip designed with your travel specialist

Countries Visited

Thailand

Places Visited

Bangkok,  Ayutthaya

Suggested Duration

7 Days

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...

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Trip Highlights

  • 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

Detailed Description

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.

Starting Price

$1,535 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

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  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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