Bangkok Spiritual Essence -Meditation, Amulets, Sacred Shrines & Royal Temples.

Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
Destination: Thailand, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon, Bangkok
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Bangkok
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

This is more than a typical temple & walking tour you could normally find on the travel website. It is a unique off-the-beaten-path experience that allows everyone to know the other and true side of Bangkok.

We welcome everybody from all walks of life, all beliefs, and understandings about spirituality - to understand the spiritual essence of Thais, which is a unique combination of Buddhist, Chinese and Hindu beliefs with the visits at the city’s most respected temples and shrines.

Note:
- This is an adventure walking tour, combined with riverboat & sky train.
- The tour is customizable. The private and less active option is available upon request.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Tha Maharaj, 1/11 Trok Mahathat, Maharaj Road, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

This is the place where we will meet

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit, 3, Na Phra That Road Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

- An introductory meditation class at Bangkok's royal-class temple which is one of the first Buddhist Universities in Thailand, taught by the monk who mastered techniques of Vipassana Mediation and foundations of Buddhist Philosophy.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Amulet Market, Maha Rat Road Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200 Thailand

- Visit Thailand century-old amulet market, where believers from all over the world come to seek for strange statuary, antique swords, and exotic talismans believed to give owners special magic powers.


Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Tha Wang Lang, 396/5, Arun Amarin Road Siriraj, Bangkok Noi, Bangkok 10700 Thailand

From here, we will take a boat ride on the historic Chopraya river and understand how the river plays a crucial spiritual role in Thai society.

Stop At: Erawan Shrine (Thao Mahaprom Shrine), 494 Ratchadamri Road Lumphini, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Visit the Erawan shrine, one of Thailand most visited and worshipped place to honour the four-faced Brahma God.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Wat Pathum Wanaram, Rama I Road Pathumwan, Pathumwan, Bangkok Thailand

Lastly, we will stop at a secret royal temple which houses a holy Bodhi tree and meditation hall, where locals meditate and pray in white attires.

Duration: 45 minutes

Inclusions
  • Bottled water - We also encourage reduction of plastic bottles - But water will be provided throughout the trip.
  • Snacks - (small bites along the way)
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Pick Up from Hotels (for additional pick-up option) - Drop off at Paragon/ Siam BTS Station
  • Local transportation along the way
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Mahathat Yuwaratrangsarit
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Pathum Wanaram

Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Tips
  • Donation to Temples (Please prepare some small bills - not mandatory but recommended)
  • Fortune Teller Service Fee (300 THB approx - If you choose to have consultation))
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • 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 is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Tha Maharaj, 1/11 ตรอก มหาธาตุ Maha Rat Rd, แขวง บรมมหาราชวัง Khet Phra Nakhon, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10200, Thailand

Traveler pickup is offered
There are 2 option you can choose:

1) We pick up from hotels in downtown areas (Asoke - Silom - Siam)
Or from any BTS/MRT stations near the mentioned station. We also pick up from hotels near Banglampu & Khaosan Areas. The pick up is by private car for private tours.

2) Meet at the Meeting point at the Starbuck coffee shop at Maharat Pier. [ " ท่ามหาราช" ]
https://goo.gl/maps/6M4F7C4Wvsx
(this option will cost less)

Ports
Maharaj Pier, Sapantaksin Pier, BTS Station, MRT Station


Return Details

Siam, Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand

Voucher info

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

Duration

4 hours 30 minutes

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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