Bangkok is the most visited city in the world, which is understandable considering how amazing, electric and Bangkok it really is. Bangkok is so unique that people can’t seem to stay away. It also helps draw people here that there are so many things to do in Bangkok, making it a necessity in any Thailand itinerary.
And with so many things to do that means that there is no shortage of Bangkok day tours, places to visit in Bangkok, Bangkok sightseeing tours and more. If you decide that you need a change of scenery for the day then there are also plenty of day trips from Bangkok to incredible spots filled with even more history and impressive sites.
With these tours in Bangkok you will not be disappointed or bored for even a moment. Start planning your Bangkok trip!
Bangkok Temples Highlights Tour
Length: 5 hours
Bangkok is packed full of a ton of history, gorgeous sites and many temples blanketed in gold. One of the best ways to see the city is with an experienced guide who can show you the best Bangkok tourist attractions and explain much of the history and reasons behind the temples, stories and more. On this tour you’ll visit famous sites such as the Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Pho, all must-see temples while in Bangkok.
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
Length: 6 hours
The Damnoen Saduak floating market is one of the most famous markets in the world and is a half-day trip from Bangkok. The market is made of many canals and is so large it’s easy to get lost. Hop in a colourful long tail boat and cruise through the maze of canals where you can purchase goods from vendors or food from sellers in boats as well. This tour also includes a stop at a traditional Thai house where you can see coconut sugar being made. Don’t miss out on one of the most popular Bangkok day trips!
Ayutthaya Day Tour
Length: 9 hours
Not far from Bangkok is Ayutthaya, an ancient city where you can explore the ruins of monasteries, palaces and Buddhist temples. This capital of Siam is home to the Bang-Na palace, the biggest reclining Buddha in the city that’s 42 metres long and Wat Mahatat as pictured above. This full-day tour includes round-trip transfers from Bangkok, lunch and entrance fees.
Bangkok by Night Tuk Tuk Tour
Length: 4 hours
Bangkok is not only beautiful during the day, but also at night when the city continues to thrive. Lights turn on and shine on temples along the river and markets explode with delicious treats and souvenirs. Explore the city in a colouful tuk tuk as you’re taken around to some of the cities older neighborhoods to taste the best food, see the most incredible sites and take in the beauty of this city that never sleeps. This tour includes transport, food and drinks and a guide.
Kanchanaburi: River Kwai & Death Railway Tour from Bangkok
Length: 10 hours
Another of the most popular tours from Bangkok is the Death Railway, a track built by prisoners of war in World War II, where you can learn about the building of the railway and see the world-famous bridge across River Kwai. You’ll have the chance to visit memorials, museums and ride along a stretch of the railway.
Old Town Bangkok Food Tour
Length: 3.5 hours
A visit to Bangkok is not complete without a food tour. There are so many dishes in Thailand that it is best to have a local tell you some of their favourite eats and share the most popular with you. On this tour you’ll discover the best eats of a neighbourhood where you’ll meet local street stall vendors and restaurant owners. And then you can stuff your face with red curry, pork buns, coconut ice cream and more.
Bangkok Calypso Cabaret Show
Length: 1 hour and 45 minutes – 3 hours
Get ready to be dazzled by some of Bangkok’s most beautiful transvestites and transsexuals at the Calypso Cabaret show. Your night of entertainment will be filled with sparkling costumes, talented performers and unique performances with Thai influences. Your ticket includes admission to the show and a complimentary drink.
Bangkok Dinner Cruise
Length: 2 hours
Take in Bangkok by night along the Chao Phraya River on a 2-hour dinner cruise. You’ll see some of the city’s most famous sites lit up such as historic places and temples. You’ll also get to enjoy an evening of music and international dishes from a gourmet buffet.
Best of Bangkok City Tour
Length: 6 hours
No idea what to see in Bangkok? This tour is perfect to get you started. On this 6-hour tour you’ll be taken around by a professional Bangkok tour guide who will explain the history of Bangkok and the details of what you see. Visit top must-see Bangkok attractions such as the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, the Golden Buddha Temple (Wat Traimit) and Chinatown. Lunch at a Thai riverside restaurant is included.
Bangkok Food Tour
Length: 3.5 hours
Food is so good in Bangkok that I had to include two different food tours. Have a knowledgeable guide show you around town to the tastiest spots. Try 15 different foods, each with a distinct taste from local food stalls, eateries, a wet market and more.
These are just some of the best places to see in Bangkok. The city is so big that it makes it impossible to see it all on one trip. It’s ever growing, but these Bangkok tours will surely show you the best Bangkok sightseeing that the city has to offer. Enjoy your Bangkok holidays!
Read more on Bangkok travel:
- What to do in Bangkok
- Where to Stay in Bangkok
- 32 Tips for Backpacking Thailand
- Thailand Trip Planning Resources
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