Grand Palace & Main Temple Half Day Tour
Highlights / General details
The Grand Palace
Every visitor to Bangkok should see the magnificent buildings within the Grand Palace compound to get a feeling of the grandeur architectural style.
How to go there: The most enjoyable route is to take the BTS Skytrain to Taksin Station. From here take a Chao Phraya River Express boat to Tha Chang Wang Luang Pier. It is a short walk from the pier to the entrance to The Grand Palace public entrance.
Opening Hours: Open to the public every day, except during special Royal Ceremonies, from 8:30 am. to 3:30 pm.
Admission Fee: Baht 250. This also includes admission to Wat Phra Kaeo, The Royal Thai Decorations & Coins Pavilion in the same compound and to Vimanmek Mansion Museum on Ratchawithi Road. Baht 100. for rental personal audio guide in English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, Japanese or Mandarin.
Wat Trai Mit:
Have you ever seen five and a half tons of gold? Wat Trai Mit, near the Bangkok Railway Station at Hua Lamphong, is home to the famous Golden Buddha which is 3 meters high.
This is possibly the most interesting temple in Thailand as it combines history, medical science and is a center for meditation and traditional massage training. Its official name is Wat Phrachetuphon Vimon Mangkararam Ratchaworamahawihan, although it is commonly called Wat Po.
Pick-up from most hotels; Air Condition Vehicle; Local Licensed Guide; Fee Entrance.
Distance Supplement for some hotels; Food and Beverages; Personal Expense; Gratuity.
Hours of operation
Tour is Available: Daily; Departs at 8:30am-2:00pm or 1:30pm-5:00pm.
Dress Code: Visitors are required to dress appropriately. Thus the following dress - code (applicable to both ladies and gentlemen) is requested:
Shorts, mini-skirts, short skirts, tight fitting trousers, as well as tights cannot be worn as outer garments.
See-through shirts and blouses, as well as culottes or quarter length trousers cannot be worn.
Sleeveless shirts or vests cannot be worn as outer garments.
Sandals (without ankle or heel straps) cannot be worn.
All shirt sleeves, whether long or short, cannot be rolled up.
Sweat shirts and sweat pants, wind-cheaters, pajamas and fisherman trousers cannot be worn.
Requires minimum of 2 passengers to operate. Maximum 6 passengers.
Guest must call to reconfirm tour within 48 hours.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**