Bangkok by Night: Temples, Markets and Food Tuk-Tuk Tour | La Vacanza Travel

Bangkok by Night: Temples, Markets and Food Tuk-Tuk Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Destination: Thailand, กรุงเทพมหานคร, Bangkok
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  • 4 hours
  • Bangkok
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

This night tour was awarded TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice "No. 1 Experience in Thailand" in 2018, 2020 & 2023, and for good reason.

Exploring at night and by the iconic tuk tuk is a great way to discover Bangkok and learn about the local culture.

On this 4-hour tour you will:
• Whizz around Bangkok in a tuk tuk
• Visit The Flower Market, the grounds of Wat Arun, and Chinatown
• Explore the historic part of Bangkok, and see famous temples and sights illuminated at night
• Enjoy snacks, dinner and a dessert!

This is considered a cultural tour with food. However, it should not be considered an in-depth food tour.

This tour is available in 2 options:
• Small group join in tour with maximum 12 guests (available daily except Mondays)
• Private Tour for just yourself (suitable for families with young children).

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Thonburi, Thonburi, Bangkok

For this tour your will need to make your way to our meeting point at Krung Thonburi BTS Station. Here you will meet your guide, who will introduce the tour before you hop into your tuk-tuk (2 or 3 people per tuk tuk).

Krung Thonburi is the first station when you cross over the river to the Thonburi side of Bangkok. Thonburi has a much more local feel and we will explore both local life and history on this side of the river before crossing over to the historic area of Rattanakosin.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Wongwian Yai area, Thon Buri, Bangkok Thailand

We will stop at a local street food market area to sample a selection of snacks and learn about the local way of life and culture.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wat Prayurawongsawat Worawihan, Prachathipok Road Wat Kallaya, Thonburi, Bangkok 10600 Thailand

This is an alternative stop to Wat Arun Temple due to temporary suspension of the temple for renovation purpose.

Wat Prayoon temple, a recipient of UNESCO Cultural Heritage Conservation Award of Excellence in 2013 has a rich history of itself. It was built in the reign of the King Rama III which makes this temple approx. 200 years old. The temple features a beautiful white stupa which can be seen miles away due to its big size stupa. This is why this temple is a perfect alternative to Wat Arun temple

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pak Khlong Talat (Flower Market), Jakkrapet Road, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

We will take a walk through the famous Bangkok Flower Market that runs 24 hours a day and comes alive at night.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bangkok, Bangkok

We will stop at a local restaurant for dinner. Our restaurant choice does change to ensure we best accommodate the group.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Rattanakosin (Bangkok Old City), Rattanakosin (Bangkok Old City), Bangkok

We will cross back over the river to explore the historic area of Rattanakosin, which is where many of the most famous landmarks in Bangkok are.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: The Grand Palace, Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok Thailand

We will pass by The Grand Palace, and while it is closed in the evening it makes a great photo stop with it lit up in the background.

Pass By: Wat Phra Chetuphon, 2 Sanamchai Road Grand Palace Subdistrict, Pranakorn District, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

This stop is currently suspended as Wat Pho is currently shut at night. Once it is re-opened we will stop here again. In the interim, we will visit Wat Arun instead.

Stop At: Giant Swing, Bamrung Muang Rd, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

The Giant Swing is one of the key landmarks of Bangkok and we will stop here to briefly learn about its history.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Chinatown - Bangkok, Yaowarat Road Samphanthawong, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100 Thailand

The final stop will be in Chinatown. At night Chinatown comes to life with street food vendors and we will finish the tour with dessert.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Transportation by tuk-tuk
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Snacks, dinner, dessert and non-alcoholic beverages
  • Drop-off at the end within a limited distance

Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup
  • Gratuities
  • We meet at a BTS (Skytrain) Station as traffic in the evening can be bad. Strongly encourage guests to take the Skytrain / Public Transport to our meeting point
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Please Note: Temples buildings are usually closed at night but the atmosphere in the grounds are special.
  • Some walking is involved through markets and around temples
  • This tour is suitable for vegetarians. Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This is an alcohol free tour and please be aware that it is illegal to drink in the tuk tuk. We reserve the right to stop the tour if there is drunken behaviour. We do provide soft drinks throughout the tour.
  • Near public transportation
  • Minimum age of 10 years old for small group tour option. Children are allowed on private tours but must buy a ticket if over 5.: This is an evening cultural tour and will finish about 11pm so it is not advisable for young children.
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • If it rains it is more fun: We run the tour throughout the year and have never had to cancel a tour due to rain. If it rain we have ponchos, rain covers and umbrellas. You may get a little wet but if you bring a positive attitude you may discover it is even more memorable:
  • Changes to itinerary: The restaurants and food stores we eat at may vary from day to day depending on what's open.
  • There are 2 people per tuk tuk. If you book as 3 or 5 people you may have 3 people in 1 tuk tuk. If you book as an individual you may share with another guest.
  • For join-in tour option: This is a small group tour limited to 10 people per group.
  • Due to COVID this tour has not been run regularly and will be constantly reviewed to ensure the best experience. Wat Pho is currently closed at night and has been changed to Wat Arun. It is possible they will switch back.
  • Not recommended for travelers with walking difficulties
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Lawson 108 BTS Krung Thonburi, สถานีรถไฟฟ้า BTS ส่วนต่อขยาย กรุงธน S7 ถนน, แขวงคลองต้นไทร เขตคลองสาน กรุงเทพมหานคร 10600, Thailand


Return Details

Pei Jin, 117 Yaowarat Rd, Khwaeng Samphanthawong, Khet Samphanthawong, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10100, Thailand

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

4 hours


User's Reviews

182yongl

22 May, 2024

Fun trip ,,, and also very cheap ,,, if u want smth different from everyday life ,, you must chose this trip for sure and dont think twice about it ,,

Nigel_M

21 May, 2024

As a lone traveller I joined a group of other travellers and I loved that this brought us to parts of Bangkok I’d otherwise not have seen whilst being able to chat to folks from other parts of the world. It was great to have P be there to help us buy street food and tell us a little about Thai society. A really great evening, great value and good fun.

LadyCarolineM

21 May, 2024

Best way to see Bangkok!! Sasa is an amazing guide; so friendly, helpful, funny and knowledgeable. The tuk tuk drivers were all very friendly and experienced too. Sasa took extra care of my mother-in-law which was much appreciated as there are a few steps to climb in the temple and the streets can be busy and narrow. All the food was great; it was good to try the local snacks in the market, dinner in the navy club was delicious as was the secret dessert in Chinatown - we definitely didn’t go hungry. It was really interesting to see the 24 hour flower market and be able to walk through the busy part which we would never have done on our own. Definitely worth the money and we would recommend to anyone visiting Thailand.

venture_wild

21 May, 2024

20 stars for our guide Sasa!!!!! This was honestly one of the best tours we have ever taken! The perfect way to orient yourself to Bangkok. 10/10 would recommend taking this at the beginning of your visit so you can really get a feel for the city, the history, the food and the nightlife! We loved our tour and cant wait to come back and do it again one day!

Venture_W

21 May, 2024

20 stars for Sasa!!!! If you're new in Bangkok this is the perfect way to get oriented with the city, it's history, the food, and life after dark! Small group tour, with the best tour guide ever, Sasa! So glad we signed up for this adventure!

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Best way to spend an evening in Bangkok! A must do for tourists.

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Do this tour before you do your own local visits

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Best tour of Bangkok, hands-down!

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Don’t miss seeing the real Bangkok!

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Tae (Tony)/This Tour = Best My Wife and I Ever Had

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Excellent night tour of Bangkok

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Fun night out with a little culture, cuisine, and Thai customs.

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