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Things To Do In Bangkok

Always up for broadening your horizons and imaginative ways to get your kicks, you're eager to check out a new locale like a pro. You're about to set course in a different direction. It's not challenging to fill your days, because Expedia makes it simple to book lots of things to do. Find and book your activities today, and the only thing left to do is pack your luggage and prepare to have fun. Next stop: Bangkok!

  • The activities in Bangkok are not only among the best, but they won't break the bank. We have 282 things to do here, and you can reserve them beginning at £5. Get your favourite tours on Expedia for significant savings, and you will still have money for a fancy hotel or upscale meal while you're travelling.
  • Bangkok is popular among sightseers suchlike yourself. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for the next trip to the area to learn about local culture and find the top activities. The most loved things to do can earn the curiosity of even well-versed explorers, and that includes savvy visitors like you. Our activities includes an impressive range of culturally themed excursions and excitement. From thrilling ways to test your sea legs like a Banyan Tree's Apsara Dinner Cruise to Bangkok's most popular attractions like the VIP Fast-Track Service: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK), there are loads of selections to choose from when you review the top-quality tours and excursions here at Expedia.

It takes a game plan to really get the most out of Bangkok, especially when you long to include plenty of local cuisine and entertainment. And we realise you're itching to explore every avenue遥ou're ready to get out and have an adventure. You're anxious to sign up for the most essential activities around, and an afternoon walk through charming neighbourhoods is a perfect way to spend an afternoon. Our activities are the perfect way to organise your getaway. Book professional regional tours on Expedia, and leave your map behind.

Things to Do in Bangkok

The capital of Thailand, and one of the biggest cities in the world, Bangkok is a city where anything goes. First impressions might be of a heaving metropolis with busy markets, traffic and congestion but dig a little deeper and you’ll find a beautiful and historic city where everyone can find something to entertain and delight. Unique nightlife, incredible street food, ancient temples - just three highlights of a city that comes with a big reputation and doesn’t fail to deliver.

Areas & Neighbourhoods in Bangkok

Silom - At night this is the city’s main party district, home to the infamous Patpong area among others, where there really is something for everyone.

Siam Square - The modern centre of Bangkok, head here if you’re looking for upmarket shopping malls with great prices. Check out the Ratchaprasong and Phloen Chit Road areas.

Dusit - The political hub of the country and where you’ll find plenty of leafy palaces and green gardens to explore. An area with its own distinct character.

Sukhumvit - Popular with expats because of the sheer number of high end restaurants and bars here. The nightlife is also great, with a naughty side too.

Rattanakosin - The ‘old Bangkok’, where you can stumble across many of the city’s best known sites - including the Grand Palace and Wat Pho.

Things to See in Bangkok

You can’t miss the ancient side of Bangkok during your stay. The Grand Palace and exquisite temples of Wat Arun and Wat Phra Kaew are must sees. If you’re looking for the best city views, check out the Wat Saket - a true city of gold. For some top shopping and a more modern view of the city, the districts around Siam Square are dotted with upmarket shopping options. Of course, this being Bangkok, you don’t really have to ‘see’ anything in the conventional sense. Just explore, take in the electric atmosphere, sample the incredible street food and discover a side of the city that suits your personality. With so much to see, why not explore all this with a tuk tuk tour.

Things to Do in Bangkok

Take plenty of holiday snaps as you wander round the magnificent Grand Palace and Wat Arun. Check out the floating market, where sellers load up and head out into the harbour to flog their goods to passing customers. These overloaded wooden boats are stocked high with brightly coloured fruits and vegetables, and it’s the best place to go to grab a quick noodle dish. Explore the busy Chinatown area, a chaotic but fun part of town, and wander round Wat Pho, the old part of the city to get a feel for the history of this incredible place. Take a boat out on the Chao Phraya River, exploring this maze of waterways for a different experience of the city.

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