Tuk Tuk Tours
Explore Bangkok by the iconic tuk tuk
Discover the famous and the not-so famous
Rattanakosin Island is the historical centre of Bangkok and the home of the city's most famous temples and historical attractions. You will explore this area by tuk tuk and pass many of Bangkok's landmarks.
The Temple of Dawn (or Wat Arun as it is known as in Thai), situated beside the river, is one of Bangkok's most iconic landmarks.
The Temple of the Reclining Buddha (or Wat Pho as it is known as in Thai) is one of Bangkok's most famous temples. and situated in the heart of Rattanakosin and next to The Grand Palace.
Nang Loeng Market is a traditional food market and a lovely community in the heart of Bangkok. Here we will explore the market and pick up a range of snacks to enjoy throughout the morning.
Get around like a local. First we start by taking a local commuter ferry on the San Saeb canal, then explore by tuk tuk and then another ferry to cross the Chao Phraya River.
We will pick up a range of snacks at Nang Loeng market which you will then enjoy throughout the tour. Vegetarian options are available.
We offer a range of add-ons which allow you to turn it from a half day tour to create your own perfect full day in Bangkok: - Visit the Grand Palace - Explore the Thonburi Canals on a long-tail boat - Snack your way to Chinatown
Normally we recommend this tour in the morning but it can also run in afternoon. Either way, we provide a range of additional add-ons so you can customize it to make it a perfect and full day.
The afternoon options include:
1) Tour of the Grand Palace and Temple of The Reclining Buddha: This option will last approx 1.5 hours (additional 1,100THB per person inc entrance fee and guide).
2) Explore Bangkok’s canals by long-tail boat: This option will last approx 1-1.5 hours (additional 1,650THB per booking).
3) Snacks & Markets Tour around Chinatown: This option will last approx 3 hours (additional 1,000THB per person).
These add-ons are subject to availability. It is possible to combine options 1, 2, and 3 if you want to create the ultimate (and intense) Bangkok Experience. If you combine multiple then the order may vary.
This tour is designed to give the perfect introduction to Bangkok, both from the perspective of the main sights but also getting a little bit offbeat. A good blend between the main temples and local life. We combine 2 temples, with a traditional market, several forms of local transport, and a lot of interesting snacks. Along the way we will pass many of the most famous sights.
The tour starts with your guide picking you up from your hotel or a convenient meeting point. The focus of this tour is using local transport so we adapt the start and pick up method based on your pick up location.
After meeting your guide, you will head towards the Rattanakosin area using the most suitable method. Once you switch to tuk tuk for a few hours. The first main stop is Nang Leong Market, where you will pick up a range of snacks. Next we drive around Rattanakosin, passing many of Bangkok's most famous sites. The tuk tuk will cross to the other side of the river and take you to Wat Arun (The Temple of Dawn), where your guide will show you around. Next we move back to boats as we take the local ferry back across the river for our final stop at Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha)
The orders of the stops may change based on what makes most sense on the day.
At the end of the tour the guide will help you get to where you need to get to, or if you have booked an afternoon add-on will ensure you join that,
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- Child price (aged 5-12): 1,500THB / Children under 5 years-old are free of charge.
- Includes: Guide, food and drinks, transport during the tour, insurances, pick up & drop off (using public transport).
- Excludes: Tips, additional items,
All prices are in THB and include VAT. No additional booking fees apply.
For private tours pick up will be included: However, we will adapt the pick up method based on location. We do limit pick up to a fixed area and beyond this additional fees may apply.
Drop off: For private tours we will escort you back to your hotel or next destination (within limited distance)
Add-ons: At the time of booking you will be asked if you would like to add an afternoon add-on. The add-ons will be confirmed manually after you have submitted the booking and payment will be requested on the day. If you are interested in multiple add-ons please contact us in advance.
This tour uses multiples forms of transport and a little bit of walking: You need to get on and off boats and in and out of tuk tuks so not ideal for people in wheelchairs or restricted mobility
Group Sizes: As this tour is currently only run as a private tour it can be adapted to any group size.
Food and dietary requirements: We stop for snacks as we go. We do not serve full dishes but a range of diverse snacks (both sweet and savory). We can adapt for vegetarians. Please advise us if you have specific dietary requirements.
What to wear: Bangkok can get very hot so please do dress comfortably but respectfully as we do visit temples. You should cover shoulders and knees.
If it rains we have more fun: Rainy season can be from May to November. When it does rain it usually only lasts a short time. Our guides will provide ponchos and we will adapt the tour where needed. We do not offer refunds if it rains.
Suitability for children: We do allow children but do expect parents to make the judgement as to whether it is suitable for children. Child prices are available
Advanced booking and payment is required: We cannot guarantee availability until payment has been received. Book now to secure your experience.