Visit Bangkok's Chinatown markets at dusk and experience a unique facet of Bangkok's melting pot. Savor Yaowaphanit Road's delicious cuisines and explore the vibrant night markets. Visit the world's largest golden Buddha. Be tempted by clothing from the Saphan Phut Market, and feast your eyes on the exotic fruits and flowers of Pak Khlong - a photographer's dream.
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Check-in at Nuovo City Hotel
Begin this Bangkok Chinatown adventure at Ratchawong Pier. Step back into the old markets in Yaowarat, right in the heart of Chinatown. Hear about the history of this area and why it's deemed as an important part of Chinatown from your guide.
Live Like a Local
Continue to Song Wat Road, which is bordered by old business buildings and warehouses that are still operating today. Head towards the plastic and leather products quarter on Yaowa Phanit Road. Here, journey through the bustling businesses of Chinatown and get a feel what it would like to live here.
Stop at Wat Traimit Temple
From modern to ancient history, go to Wat Traimit Temple. This temple enshrines the world's largest seated Buddha from the Sukhothai Era. Your guide will tell you about local secrets and history behind the Buddha.
Check out the Chinese Museum
The Wat Traimit Temple also houses a Chinese Museum. Visit the museum and learn all about the history of the Chinese people in Thailand as well as the fascinating relationship between these two countries.
Take a Break at A Coffee Shop
Head to a 100-year-old coffee shop on Phat Sai Road, where you will be treated to a coffee, snack and an opportunity to sit back and take in the serenity of the place.
Enjoy a Delightful Dinner
Check out the street stalls of tasty food at one of the markets. Pick and choose from street grills or the finest Chinese restaurants. This is your chance to try dishes you have never even heard of.
Explore Saphan Phut Night Market
Continue towards Saphan Phut Night Market. Here, you can find a huge array of clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, antiques and many more. Grab the opportunity to have a portrait of yourself painted as a souvenir.
Drop by Talat Pak Khlong
Stop by Talat Pak Khlong, the largest wholesale flower and vegetable market in Bangkok. This is a perfect sport to take memorable photos of your Bangkok visit.
Tour Ends at Saphan Phut Night Market
We begin our Bangkok tour at Ratchawong Pier on the Chao Praya River and step back in time to the old markets in Yaowarat, located in the heart of the vibrant Chinatown district. The original Chinese citizens were traders living in the village of Bangkok before it became the capital of the Kingdom of Siam. The land that now occupies the Grand Palace belonged to the traders. When King Rama I moved the capital from Thonburi to Bangkok over 200 years ago the community was asked to move to its current location.
From the pier our walking tour continues along Song Wat Road, which is bordered by old business buildings and warehouses - most of which are still operating today. We emerge in the plastic and leather product quarter on Yaowa Phanit Road.
We continue by walking to the end of Chinatown's Road where we will find Wat Traimit Temple, a beautiful temple enshrines the world's largest golden seated Buddha since Sukhothai Era measuring nearly five meters in height and weighting five and a half tons. It is believed that the original Golden Buddha was disguised under the plaster covering to hide it from enemies during the war time in Ayutthaya period. The temple also houses Chinese Museum which highlights the history of the Chinese people in Thailand.
The next stop on our sightseeing tour is a 100-year-old coffee shop on Phat Sai Road, where you will be treated to coffee, a snack, and an opportunity to relax and take in the atmosphere.
Rejuvenated, we continue to Issarnuparb Road and a market specializing in Chinese religious products and fresh food, including seafood. In the evening Yaowaraj Road becomes a sea of street stalls, collectively becoming one large food bazaar. The food options range from street stalls to the finest Chinese restaurants. Part of our experience will be taking a seat with our guide to sample some charcoal-grilled seafood on the street.
Following dinner we continue on foot to the Saphan Put Night Market, where we find a vast array of clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, second hand collections and antiques on sale. If you prefer to have a painting of yourself, you can sit down with artists on the street. In no time you will have a portrait of yourself to take home as a souvenir.
The final stop of the night is at Talat Pak Khlong ("talad" meaning market), the largest wholesale flower and vegetable market of Bangkok. Night-time is a great time to see Pakklong Talad as the street is covered with a colorful flower display.
At the end of the day tour in Bangkok you are free to continue exploring the area or your guide will assist you in getting a taxi back to your hotel.
Children 6 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Please ensure your knees and shoulders are covered as this trip may visit religious sites.
At the end of the trip you are free to continue exploring the area. Your guide can assist you in getting a taxi back to your hotel. (Taxi fare is not included in the tour price.)
The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
Gratuity is not included in the price.
You can book a minimum of 1 and maximum of 12.
Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 15:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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