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Adventure Tours   >   Asia Adventure Tours   >  Bangkok Day Tour: City Highlights (half day)

Bangkok Day Tour: City Highlights (half day) Adventure Tour


  • Thailand

This day tour perfectly packs the most famous Bangkok highlights into one day, leaving you with a camera full of iconic shots and a better understanding of Thai culture. Explore the Grand Palace Complex where former kings once lived. Visit the giant golden Buddha statue reclining in a temple at Wat Po. Take a ferry to the towering Temple of Dawn. Top it all off with an authentic Pad Thai lunch.

Emergency Contact  

Should you need to contact us during a situation of dire need, it is best to first call either the G Adventures Local Representative (if one is listed below) or our G Adventures Local Office. If for any reason you do not receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message and contact information, so they may return your call and assist you as soon as possible.


After hours emergency number
From outside Thailand +66 (0) 92 338 9222
From within Thailand (0) 92 338 9222

If you are unable for any reason to contact our local office, please call the numbers listed below which will connect you directly with our Sales team who will happily assist you. Hours of operation by region can be found here.

Toll-free, North America only: 1 888 800 4100
Calls from UK: 0344 272 0000
Calls from Germany: 0800 365 1000
Calls from Australia: 1 300 796 618
Calls from New Zealand: 0800 333 307
Outside North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany and the UK: +1 416 260 0999

Finishing Point Instructions  

End Point:
12.30 pm at MRT station Sanam Chai

Group Leader  

Professional English-speaking local guide

Optional Activities  

No optional activities

International Flights  

Check-in times and baggage allowances/restrictions vary by airline and can change at any time. For the most up-to-date information for your flight, please contact your airline. We recommend checking in online in advance to avoid potential delays at the airport.

What's Included  

Entrance fees into Grand Palace, Wat Po, and Wat Arun. Guide services throughout the tour. Ferry fee to Wat Arun. Pad Thai lunch. Water. Transport costs.

Group Size Notes  

Max 30, no minimum

Joining Instructions  

Meeting Point:
8:30 am outside the MRT Sanam Chai (Museum Siam Exit) cnr of Sanam Chai Rd and Setthakan Alley,100.4939738,19.57z


Visit the shimmering Grand Palace where former kings once lived. See the giant golden Buddha statue reclining in a temple at Wat Po. Take a ferry to the towering Temple of Dawn. Authentic pad thai lunch.

Minimum Age  

You must be 18 to travel unaccompanied on a G Adventures tour. For minors travelling with a guardian over 21 years old, the minimum age is 12.

Packing List  

Health & Safety:
• Hand sanitizer (required)
• Face masks (Clients will be only be required to wear a face mask where it is mandated by local regulations.)
• Pen (Please bring your own pen for filling out documents.)
• Quick Covid Test/Antigen Test

Meals Included  

1 lunch


Ferry, Walking

Day 1 Bangkok

Duration: 4 hours

Meeting Point: 8:30am at MRT Station Sanam Chai

Finish Point: MRT Station Sanam Chai

After getting to know your guide, venture into the spiritual heart of Thailand - the Grand Palace - which was home to the Kings for 150 years. As you explore the complex, admire the shimmering golden spires, peaceful courtyard, unique statues, and ornate architecture of the temples. Next up visit Wat Po and Wat Phra Chetuphon, known as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha because of the massive golden statue relaxing inside. While wandering through the Wat Po complex, be sure to capture that iconic picture with the intricately designed spires. Next take a ferry across Chao Phraya River for an authentic Pad Thai lunch on the local side of Bangkok. Visit Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn, which you'll see lives up to its fame with four smaller spires encasing the giant 70 meter high centre spire with intricate patterns made by tiny pieces of coloured glass and porcelain. This Buddhist temple lights up like the Eiffel Tower at night. As the tour comes to an end back at the Museum of Siam, your guide will assist in finding you the best transport or feel free to explore the area more in-depth.

Note that this Day Tour is operated by one of G Adventures' preferred suppliers and will be a shared service with other non-G Adventures travellers.

Packing essentials: Clothes need to cover shoulders and knees to be able to enter temples, otherwise make sure to pack a sarong or similar to cover knees and shoulders.


Prices from: €58.00

Duration: 1 Days

Travel Style: Classic

Trip Type: Day Tours

Physical Grading: 1 - Easy

Call Us: 01 2311889


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