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Bangkok Explorer

4 Days 1 Country 1 City

Explore this vibrant capital of Thailand on this four day pre or post trip extension.

About this trip

The complete Bangkok experience: from tuk tuks to a Thai massage, this riverside city stay takes you beyond the iconic sights and into the soul of Thailand's capital.

Trip type: Mini Stay

Trip code: BANG

3 Nights


3 Meals
  • 3 buffets breakfasts.

On-trip Transport

All transport shown.

Bangkok Explorer

Your Itinerary

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Day 1

Arrive Bangkok (3 Nights)

Day 2

Bangkok Sightseeing

Day 3

Bangkok and Damnoen Saduak

Day 4

Depart Bangkok

Day 1

Arrive Bangkok (3 Nights)

Upon arrival in Bangkok, transfer to your centrally located riverside hotel and spend the afternoon at leisure. This evening you may choose to take part in an Optional Experience.


Royal Orchid Sheraton


Day 1

Day 2

Bangkok Sightseeing

Start the day with a trip to Bangkok's most well known fruit and flower market, Pak Klong Talad. Continue by local Tuk Tuk to Wat Pho, Bangkok's oldest temple which features the largest reclining Buddha in Thailand. Wat Pho is also famous as Thailand's first University, and is a centre for traditional Thai massage. Enjoy a Thai massage in the grounds of the temple, a Cultural Insight. Continue on to visit the Grand Palace, formerly the seat of the King, his court and the entire government administration. The architecture is vibrantly Thai though there are some European elements as well. Brilliantly coloured and decorated with intricate detail, the overall effect is dazzling. 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 in Thailand.


  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 2

Day 3

Bangkok and Damnoen Saduak

Make an early start this morning to visit the famous floating fruit and vegetable market at Damnoen Saduak and arrive there at the best time of the day before the crowds. The colourfully clad merchants at this lively market paddle along the congested canals in sturdy canoes, laden with fresh fruit and vegetables to sell to shoppers on the banks. There is a lot of chatter and bargaining is common which is all part of the fun. En route to the market make a short stop at a coconut palm sugar plantation and discover how the farmer extracts the sap from the palm trees to eventually be turned into sugar, a Cultural Insight. Return to Bangkok for an afternoon at leisure. This evening consider an optional Farewell Dinner at a traditional Thai restaurant housed in a beautiful century old building.


  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 3

Day 4

Depart Bangkok

Transfer to Bangkok International Airport for your onward flight.


  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 4

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What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

    • City Tour of Bangkok

    • Visit Wat Pho and the Grand Palace in Bangkok and Damnoen Saduak Floating Market

What's Included


    • 3 buffets breakfasts.

What's Included

Travel Highlights

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing

    • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

    • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • Porterage and local charges included

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • Airport transfers on the first and last day of your guided holiday

    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page

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    • Flights to and from Bangkok are not included.
    • Bangkok is a convenient gateway to many destinations in South East Asia. A visit to Bangkok can be combined with any Trafalgar Asia itinerary, for example: Secrets of Cambodia with Laos + Bangkok, Highlights of Vietnam + Bangkok, Secrets of Myanmar + Bangkok. The possibilities are endless and it's a great way to see more of Asia! Bangkok is also a convenient stopover when travelling to Europe providing a much needed break from a long haul flight. This Bangkok programme can also be booked in conjunction with any Trafalgar Europe itinerary.
    • Visas are generally not required for Thailand.
  • Trip prices are per person, land only, based on double occupancy and reflect applicable discount. Discounts are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
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  • Twin-share option not available for trips to South America, Costa Rica, Mexico, Alaska, Hawaii or for any holiday & cruise combination, or in Asia and Eastern Mediterranean except Highlights of Turkey (without cruise) & Best of Turkey. It's also not available on Small Group trips.  Guided Vacations included in this restriction are Newfoundland and Labrador (DNLA) as well as Panama, the Canal & Beyond (LPAN).  
  • For trips that are part of our Guaranteed Room Share, please note that there is a no smoking policy in all shared rooms. Solo travel is not accepted on guided Family Experiences holidays unless travelling as part of a family group. 

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