Two of the things that Bangkok is most famous for are markets and food, and the area between the Flower Market and Chinatown has probably the greatest diversity of both. This isn’t a shopping tour and it isn’t a full food tour. It’s a walking tour where we explore Thai culture through markets and snacks! As we walk we will pass through several market areas selling a diverse range of items. On this tour we visit areas around Chinatown including: The Flower Market, The Old Siam, Phahurat and Sampaeng
Rattanakosin Island has been the royal and administrative center of Bangkok ever since King Rama I moved the capital to Bangkok in 1782. This 2-hour tour explores the history of the Rattanakosin period including some of the area’s most famous landmarks. As we walk you will pass famous places like, the Amulet Market, Thammasat University, City Pillar Shrine, The Grand Palace and Wat Pho. However, we will also take you to a few lesser now places like Wat Ratchapradit and Saranrom Park. This tour provides a great introduction to Bangkok and it’s history
Bangkok’s Chinatown is one of the biggest in the world and away from the markets and street food that have become synonymous with Chinatown, are Chinese communities that have been part of the society for hundreds of years. The Talat Noi Community tucked away on the edge of Chinatown is one of the oldest Chinese communities in Bangkok with families that have been trading in Thailand for over 200 years.
On this Chinatown walking tour in Bangkok we explore the Talad Noi community and the stories of the people who live there
Along the bank of the Chao Phraya river, traders from both the East and the West started settling over one hundred years ago. In response to the requests from the early European settlers, Charoen Krung Road was built and became Bangkok’s first paved road. This tour follows the Charoen Krung Road and explores the stories behind the communities that settled in the Bangrak district of Bangkok
People associate Bangkok and Thailand with Buddhism, yet it is city where many cultures live in harmony alongside each other. This walking tour visits a stretch of the riverbank on the Thonburi side where many original communities remain and passes by Thai temples, Chinese shrines, churches and mosques. Yet, this is not a tour about religion, but rather one where we explore the diverse local cultures. As we walk through the small backstreets we will stop to discover both the local history and sample the local snacks on offer