Join your guide on an included visit to the elaborate Grand Palace,
including the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew). We’ll then hop into
a uniquely Thai “long-tail” boat to witness daily life along Bangkok’s famed
klongs, or canals. There will be plenty of free time to sample the city’s
world-renowned food and shopping. Our hotel’s central location makes independent
Only available with the Air Inclusive Package.
Single supplement: $145
Depart the U.S. and travel to Thailand. The particulars of
your arrival overseas are detailed with your flight itinerary and airline
Day 2 - Arrive in Bangkok
Arrive this evening in Bangkok at approximately 11 p.m.
Claim your luggage and clear customs. Then meet your VBT representative (who
will be holding a VBT sign) in the arrivals hall. Suvarnabhumi Airport is a
single terminal airport with three exits from the secure area into the public
arrivals hall. International arrivals will exit through Gate B or C into the
arrivals hall. The VBT representative will know in advance which exit you will
be coming through based on your flight details and will be waiting in the
appropriate area. In case you do not connect with the VBT representative, please
proceed to the ATTA desk located at exit door 10. The representative here will
help you transfer to your hotel, a 50- minute drive.
VBT provides you with City Information in your Final Travel
Booklet that includes information and recommendations on what to see and do
during your stay.
Day 3 - Explore Bangkok
Spend the morning touring the famed Grand Palace with a
guide. Our exploration includes the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, known locally
as Wat Phra Kaew. Then board a long-tail boat in the middle of the city and
travel through the canals, or khlongs,
witnessing daily life. Stop at The Temple of Dawn, or Wat Arun, before
returning to the hotel. The afternoon is free for you to enjoy world-famous
shopping and cuisine.
Day 4 - Independent exploration of Bangkok
Enjoy a day at leisure in this amazing city. Your Bangkok hotel
is located within steps of the city's air-conditioned and fast Skytrain transit
system, making it possible to visit Chatuchak Market in the morning. Perhaps
you'll have lunch at the Oriental Hotel, overlooking the Chao Phraya River.
Later, you might indulge in a traditional Thai massage, which works wonders for