Bangkok 3 Days from NZ$1,300pp Ref: TBKE Enjoy discovering the fascinating and most prominent temples of Bangkok, from Wat Trimitr with its Golden Buddha to the Wat Phra Kaew, regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple in Thailand, on this three day post-itinerary tour. This post-trip extension includes an economy air flight from Siem Reap to Bangkok. This extension is only available in conjunction with: Highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia Day 1 SIEM REAP – BANGKOK (2 NIGHTS) After breakfast, head to the airport for your flight to Bangkok. Upon arrival, transfer to your centrally located hotel where you can enjoy the evening at leisure. Relax or choose an optional dinner cruise on the historic Chao Phraya river aboard a beautifully restored rice barge. Hotel: Royal Orchid Bangkok (SF) Day 2 BANGKOK SIGHTSEEING Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the city today and see three of the most prominent temples in Bangkok: Wat Trimitr with its Golden Buddha; Wat Pho and its colossal Reclining Buddha and Chedis of the Kings; and the Grand Palace, the seat of the King, his court and the entire government administration. The palace served as the official residence of the Kings of Thailand from the 18th to the mid-20th century. The most famous building on the palace grounds is Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of the Emerald Buddha), regarded as the most sacred Buddhist temple (wat) in Thailand. The afternoon is free for you to relax at your hotel. As your trip draws to an end this evening, enjoy an optional Thai cultural performance – the famous Siam Niramit. Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast) Day 3 DEPART BANGKOK Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. Meal(s): (Buffet Breakfast) Choose from these fascinating optionals Day 1: Cruise the Chao Phraya River Among the best ways to explore Bangkok is by boat. A cruise along the Chao Phraya River and the canals of Thonburi reveal scenes at odds with the bustling, modern inner city. This picturesque view is what earned Bangkok the title of "Venice of the East." (Includes transfers from and to Riverside Hotels, and no van transport provided) Price: 95US $ (minimum of two to three people) Day 2 Evening dinner cruise on the Manohra Experience Bangkok at its best by cruising the historic Chao Phraya River. You’ll sail aboard the 50-year-old and beautifully restored ‘Manohra’ or ‘Manohra Moon’ rice barges, which were completely re-built for dining and cocktail cruising. Seating is set for 40 guests only to ensure an intimate experience. Price: 95US$ (minimum of two to three people) Day 2: Jim Thompson’s House, Bangkok One of the best examples of Thai residential architecture was built by an American national. Jim Thompson’s House in Bangkok houses a collection of south-east Asian art, including Buddha images, paintings, ceramics and antique furniture. Thompson was born in Delaware in 1906 and fell in love with Thailand while working as an intelligence agent during WWII. The living areas have been preserved as they were when Thompson lived there, before his mysterious disappearance in Malaysia’s Cameron Highlands while on holiday in 1967. You can pick up quality silk items, books and prints from a shop just outside. Price: 37US$ (minimum of two to three people) Day 2 Evening Siam Niramit Cultural Show including dinner Travel back through time into the history and culture of the Kingdom of Siam, and be stunned by the diverse cultures that become the roots of the distinctive Thai ways of life. Experience local life at a Thai village where the unique architecture, music and costumes are revived. And not only can you see how Thailand’s delicate and ornate handicrafts are being made, you try to create them yourselves! Then savor the world-famous flavours of Thai cuisine at Sawasdee Restaurant before the show commences. Price: 82US$ (minimum of two to three people) Disclaimer These prices are LAND-ONLY and are correct at the time of the website going live, however are subject to confirmation at the time of booking. All trip information is correct at time of trips going live, however is subject to change, please confirm all details at time of booking. For full terms and conditions, please refer to our Conditions page. Conditions can be found in the footer under Information. Early Payment Discounts are not available on all Trafalgar trips and exclusions do apply. The Early Payment Discount icon will show on the Pricing and Availability page of the itinerary if applicable. 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