Bangkok is the bustling capital city of Thailand and one of the world's most exciting and enthralling cities. A combination of old world charm and modern convenience, it is an exotic city full of culture and traditions. Home to more than ten million people Bangkok is a buzzing city with its vibrant nightlife, lively markets, busy street stalls, restaurants, shops as well as its magnificent glittering temples, museums, palaces, colonial buildings and parks. All combine together to give a heady mix of chaos and refinement!
Visitors are fascinated by the myriad of its attractions, from exotic temples and palaces which underpin its strong Buddhist history, to its modern shopping malls which are any shoppers dream. Whether you are just stopping off in Bangkok for a few days before hitting the beach or staying in Bangkok for the duration of your holiday, be sure to visit the Grand Palace, it’s one of Bangkok’s top tourist attractions and a truly mesmerising spectacle. The palace is conveniently located near some of the cities most stunning temples including the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, the Temple of Dawn and Wat Pho.
Chao Phraya, the “River of Kings” and its multitude of canals run throughout Bangkok and are home to many of the floating markets which are well worth a visit. Ferries will bring you up and down the river stopping off at various terminals along the way and they are an extremely cheap way to get around the riverside area. Nightlife is varied and offers plenty of choice, from thai boxing, to trendy bars and pulsating nightclubs, to cocktails overlooking the city to mouth-watering cuisine in one of its top restaurants.
One thing is for sure; you'll never get bored in Bangkok! Create and/or save a Bangkok quote easily online by completing our USA&Worldwide search box to the left, proceed to book if you wish or call us for further information. The choice is yours! For multi centre itineraries i.e. involving 2 or more destinations, for example Bangkok & Koh Samui, please contact Sunway for a tailor made quote.