Flexi Walking Temple Tour: Grand Palace, Wat Pho & Wat Arun
Immerse yourself in the cultural and historical heritage of Bangkok by exploring the Grand Palace, the Emerald Buddha Temple and the options for Wat Pho, local markets and Wat Arun. Enjoy this trip with an experienced, local tour guide.
• Visit Bangkok’s must-see attractions with tickets to the Grand Palace, the
Emerald Buddha Temple, Wat Pho & Wat Arun
• Marvel at the Grand Palace, once the home of the kings of Siam and now a
place of worship and big ceremonies
• Explore the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and admire the brightly coloured
buildings, golden spires and glittering mosaics
• Admire the beauty of the Reclining Buddha and learn the history of Wat Pho,
the oldest and largest temple complex in Bangkok
• See Wat Arun, also known as the Temple of Dawn, to admire its pagoda,
colorful porcelain tiles, bell tower and giant statues
per adult from
2 to 4 hours
What's included :
- Admission fees to the Grand Palace and the Emerald Buddha Temple
- Admission fees to Wat Pho
- Admission fees to Wat Arun
- Professional licensed guide
- Drinking water
- Entry/Admission - The Grand Palace
What's excluded :
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities for the guide, optional
- Hotel Transfer, available to purchase as an add-on ( Extra Charge)
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The Grand Palace, Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok Thailand
Start the journey by walking 6 minutes to the Emerald Buddha Temple. Along the way, pass by the amulet market, one of the most famous, historical community markets of Rattanakosin Island. Discover the first stop of Wat Phra Kaew which is commonly known in English as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and officially as Wat Phra Si Rattana Satsadaram. It is regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand.
Explore the Grand Palace which was the official residence of the Kings of Thailand. Nowadays, the Grand Palace is still used for official events. Several royal ceremonies and state functions are held within the walls of the palace every year. After the Grand Palace, continue to visit Wat Pho, if you've selected this option. On the way, pass Tha Thien Market, a culture food market that sells dried, salted seafood and wholesale products.
Visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho. It is on the list of six temples in Thailand classed as the highest grade of the first-class royal temples. Learn about King Rama I who rebuilt the temple complex on an earlier temple site and how it became his main temple where some of his ashes are enshrined. The temple is considered the earliest centre for medical public education surrounded by the marble illustrations and inscriptions placed in the temple for public instructions. It has been recognized by UNESCO in its Memory of the World Programme. Most importantly, it is the birthplace of traditional Thai massage which is still taught and practised at the temple until today.
Complete the list of must-visit temples in Bangkok by continuing your journey to Wat Arun (the Temple of Dawn), one of Bangkok’s most famous landmarks which are known for its giant tower, next to the Chao Phraya River, standing 70 meters high. The temple is decorated with tiny pieces of coloured glass surrounded by Chinese porcelain.
Duration: 4 hours
Departure Point :Tha maharaj pier 3, Phra Borom Maha Ratchawang, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Departure Time :9:30 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.