With its glittering temples, historic Grand Palace and vibrant 21st-century spirit, Thailand’s bustling capital is a terrific addition to your travels in Asia. We include your choice of deluxe or luxury hotel, chauffeured transfers, and private sightseeing with your own personal car, driver + guide.
Day 1 – Welcome to Bangkok, Thailand
Upon arrival at the airport, you’ll be warmly greeted and chauffeured to your choice of deluxe or luxury hotel in the heart of this vibrant and cosmopolitan city. The rest of this day is yours to relax or explore as you wish.
Day 2 – Historic Temples + The Grand Palace
This morning’s privately guided sightseeing tour will explore the rich history and enduring Buddhist traditions of this thoroughly modern metropolis. At Wat Traimit, a Buddhist temple founded in the early 13th century, you’ll behold an enormous solid-gold Buddha image that towers nearly 10 feet tall and weighs more than 5 tons. Continue to Wat Pho, one of the city’s largest temples. In addition to being one of the country’s oldest institutions of learning, this spectacular complex is home to beautiful murals, ornate architectural detail and an enormous 150-foot long gilded image of a reclining Buddha. Of course, no tour of Bangkok would be complete without visiting the magnificent Grand Palace with its glittering halls and pavilions. At Wat Phra Kaew, home to the famed Emerald Buddha, you’ll discover one of Thailand’s most venerated temples. After sightseeing, you’ll be chauffeured back to your hotel where the rest of your afternoon and evening are at leisure. Meals B
Day 3 – Free Day in Bangkok
This entire day is yours to relax and explore as you wish. Your hotel’s convenient city-center location makes it easy to continue sightseeing at your own pace. Or take this opportunity to discover the city’s world-class shopping. Thailand is highly regarded for its exquisite jewelry, finely crafted silks, colorful lacquer ware and a wide variety of other arts and crafts. Meals B
Day 4 – Departure
After breakfast, a private transfer takes you back to the airport for your onward flight. Meals B