A favourite with shoppers the world over, Bangkok has much to offer in the way of historical sights and cultural experiences.
Bangkok Short Stop 5 Days
Day 1 – Arrive Bangkok
Meet your local guide on arrival at Bangkok airport and transfer to your hotel by private car, with the guide. Stay four nights at your hotel in Bangkok.
Day 2 – Bangkok
(Seat-in-coach tour) Take a morning tour of the Royal Grand Palace and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha with its solid green jade Buddha image. Afternoon at leisure (B)
Day 3 – River Kwai day tour
(Seat-in-coach tour) Drive two hours to Kanchanaburi and the legendary River Kwai. Visit the Thai-Burma Railway Centre & War Museum, the war cemetery then take a scenic boat ride along three rivers, the Maeklong, the Kwai Noi and Kwai Yai and view the world famous River Kwai Bridge. After lunch take an historic train ride on the Death Railway, passing lush forest and the original wooden viaducts built by prisoners of war during WW II, before returning to Bangkok. (B,L)
Day 4 – Damnoen floating market
(Seat-in-coach tour) Travel by coach to Damnoen Saduak for the lively and colourful floating market. Enjoy the sights and sounds of this bustling market before continuing to the Rose Garden for a Thai lunch and cultural performance of dance and martial arts. (B,L)
Day 5 – Depart Bangkok
Leisure time until private transfer, without guide, to the airport (B)
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- Tour Prices
Tour prices valid to 31 October 2017.
Hotels Twin Share Single Room Sole Traveller 3* The Siam Heritage, superior room $851 $1225 $1340 4* Chatrium Hotel Riverside,
river view room
$1024 $1599 $1742 4* Pathumwan Princess,
$995 $1570 $1714 4.5* Riva Surya, Riva room $995 $1512 $1627 5* Royal Orchid Sheraton,
$1139 $1857 $1972
Prices are per person, in Australian dollars. Please confirm prices when booking.
- Price Includes:
- 4 nights hotel accommodation as listed hotels or similar
- 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches
- Private airport transfers, without guide.
- Sightseeing tours as listed on a seat-in-coach basis with an English speaking guide, inclusive of entrance fees.
Sole traveller prices apply for one person travelling on their own and staying in a single room.
The Single room price applies when two or more people travel together and a single room is required.
Surcharges apply for travel 20Dec15-15Jan16, 12-18Apr16, 20Dec16-15Jan17 & 12-18Apr17.
- Grand palaces and temples, and time for shopping in Bangkok
- Hell Fire Pass Memorial visit and walk along the Death Railway track
- Colourful floating market at Damnoen