Travel as the locals do, by Tuk Tuk! Visit some of Bangkok‘s most famous sights: Phra Sumeru Fortress, the bustling Amulet Market, Wat Pho and its Reclining Buddha, Thieves Market and the colorful flower market of Dheves on this fun and exciting Bangkok tour.
Make your way to the lobby of the Viengtai Hotel, Rambutri Road, Banglamphu (runs parallel to Khao San Road) to meet your guide. You’ll travel together by taxi or minivan to the starting point of this Bangkok Tuk Tuk tour. Board your motorized rickshaw commonly known as Tuk Tuk with your local guide from Phra Arthit Road. Travel past Thammasart University into Phra Chan Road to the Amulet Market, where various religious amulets, charms and traditional medicines are available.
Your informative guide will explain the significance that these items play in the Thai culture. Continue by Tuk Tuk to your next stop, Wat Pho temple, the oldest temple in Bangkok. Explore the Wat Pho temple complex with your guide before climbing back onboard your Tuk Tuk.Travel by Tuk Tuk to Phahurat Market, the Phahurat Market is in the heart of Bangkok’s little India where all kinds of fabrics, cloths, ornaments and accessories are sold along with stalls selling delicious Indian snacks.
You’ll continue to Woeng Nakorn Kasem in the Klong Thom quarter, also known as the “thieves market”. It is a second hand market for Thai and Chinese antiques where you’ll will find an array of goods for sale from porcelain to furniture.Your next stop is Wat Saket. Wat Saket sits at the bottom of an artificial hill, often referred to as the Golden Mount and dates back to the Ayuthaya era, prior to Bangkok becoming the capital of the Siamese kingdom. The temple was used for cremation ceremonies.Your tour concludes at Wat Saket but not before you climb up the 318 steps to the top of the Golden Mount where you’ll have amazing 360 degree views of the surrounding old Rattankosin Island.Your guide can assist you in getting a taxi back to your hotel if needed.