Thailand - Spiritual Tour Package
As the political, economic, cultural, culinary, and spiritual capital of Thailand, Bangkok features both old-world charm and modern convenience, at times served up in an apparently chaotic manner, but always with a gracious smile. Bangkok is a city of contrasts with action at every turn; marvel at the gleaming temples, catch a tuk tuk along the bustling Chinatown or take a long tail boat through floating markets. Food is another Bangkok highlight, from local dishes served at humble street stalls to haute cuisine at romantic rooftop restaurants.
3 Nights and 4 Days Stay in Bangkok:
3 Star Accommodation with Day Tours as below: from $ 390 per person
4 Star Accommodation with Day Tours as below: from $ 437 per person
5 Star Accommodation with Day Tours as below: from $ 525 per person
Accommodation: Extravagant Luxury hotels reasonably priced budget hotels gives you a wide range of options to experience the Thai hospitality. If you would prefer to stay closer to the airport for just a transit stay we can assist you with the best options for that as well. There are a wide variety of 2 Star to 5 Star accommodations depending on which location at Bangkok you would prefer to stay. Staying in the city centre of Bangkok is a great option as doing the day tour activities will be more convenient for you.
Day Tours Included In your Itinerary with pick-up and drop to Hotel:
Day 1: Sampran Elephant Ground and Zoo Tour from Bangkok: Duration of tour: 3 hours
If you are looking for a family friendly day tour from Bangkok then look no further. Situated just 20 miles (32 kilometers) west of Bangkok is the Sampran Elephant Ground and Zoo, a place where the whole family can learn more about Thailand's most revered animal - the Elephant.
You'll be picked up from your centrally located Bangkok hotel and travel one-hour to the Elephant Ground and Zoo
This is the perfect opportunity to take a 15-minute elephant ride (cost not included, payable direct, approximately BAHT500 per person) as well as learn, via performances, just how and why these mighty creatures are held in such high regard by the Thai people.
There are a variety of shows on display, including elephants at work as well how elephants once played an important part in the battles that took place in ancient Siam. One show in particular will depict the battle between King Naraesuan the Great and the Burmese Prince, where elephants were used by both armies. Can elephants play football? Well, you will find out at one of the many shows complete with dramatic sound and narration.
The Sampran Elephant Ground and Zoo also has other animals on display, including crocodiles which star in the crocodile wrestling shows. Don't worry, the animals are all cared for well. The Sampran Elephant Ground and Zoo was accredited by CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) as maintaining one of the cleanest and most impressive public crocodile displays in the world.
Day 1: Thai Dinner and Classical Thai Dance Tour from Bangkok: Duration of tour: 3 hours
This wonderful evening dinner tour in Bangkok will surround you with a truly Thai ambiance. Sit back and enjoy Thai food and dance.
You will enjoy delicious Thai cuisine whilst your eyes feast on the grace and beauty of the traditional Thai dancers. The performances you will see are mystical dances based on stories from classical Thai literature and folklore.
Day 2: Thailand's Ayutthaya Temples and River Cruise from Bangkok: Duration of tour: 10 hours
Visit the Ayutthaya temples on a cultural day trip from Bangkok; it's a highlight of any Thailand visit. The tour to the ancient capital of Siam includes a trip by riverboat, a must-do activity when you're in Bangkok, with close-up views of the temples and historic sites that line the Chao Phraya River. You will also see the summer palace of King Rama IV with its mixture of Thai, Chinese and Gothic architecture. The palace is a well-preserved 'museum', providing a glimpse into a time when Thailand was known as Siam.
On your full-day guided excursion from Bangkok you will visit Thailand's former ancient capital by van and returning to Bangkok by boat. During the boat cruise from Ayutthaya you will see temples such as Wat Arun lining the Chao Phraya River.
Day 3: Floating Markets of Damnoen Saduak Cruise Day Trip from Bangkok: Duration of tour: 6 hours
Experience rural Thai culture and explore the canal waterways outside the capital on this 6-hour day trip to the Damnoen Saduak floating markets from Bangkok. Cruise by long-tailed speedboat with your guide to the floating markets. Discover the ancient canals constructed in the 19th century by Thailand's King Rama IV. See the vendors selling local produce including fresh fruit and vegetables traditional sweets and souvenirs. Soak up the atmosphere of the bustling, vibrant markets and gain insight into everyday life in Thailand.
Following a morning pickup from your Bangkok city hotel, meet your guide and travel out by air-conditioned coach to the Damnoen Saduak floating markets. Located a 2-hour drive southwest of Bangkok, the markets sit on a canal waterway created by King Rama IV in the 19th century to promote trade and development outside the capital. Today, they're widely considered one of Bangkok's top attractions and offer valuable insight into traditional Thai culture and traditions.
On arrival at Damnoen Saduak, hop aboard a long-tailed speedboat with your guide for an exciting ride through the marshes and stilt-houses to the markets. Once there, listen to a brief introduction from your guide and feel free to ask any questions you may have.
Marvel at the colorful fruits, vegetables, sweets, meats and souvenirs on display and take time to capture the market scenery on camera. Watch the traders and customers going about their daily business on this bustling and vibrant part of the canal, and perhaps purchase some fruit or souvenirs for yourself (own expense). Take a ride on a local boat (optional extra, payable locally) through the maze of traditional canoes and soak up the market atmosphere out on the water.
When your time at the Damnoen Saduak floating markets is up, cruise back to your coach and hop back aboard for the return journey to your Bangkok hotel, where your tour will come to an end.
1. Please note that we can customise your itinerary based on your Day Tour Preferences and Accommodation.
2. The price might vary depending on the number of people travelling and the dates of travel.
3. Transfer to and from the Bangkok International Airport can be added to your itinerary at an additional cost.
4. Visa Requirements, depending on the passport you hold the visa for requirements must be confirmed by the passenger at their respective embassies.
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