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Introducing Bangkok

Bangkok welcomes numerous visitors throughout the year and you don’t even realize why. Bangkok is the city of contrasts with action at every turn. Marvel at the gleaming temples along with bustling china town and long tail boat through floating markets. Food is the highlight of Bangkok but rooftop bars in Bangkok plays a vital role and will surely draw your attention. Bangkok, Thailand’s capital is large city known for highly decorated and vibrant street life. It is truly color and majesty. 

The city of Angles has funky streets, vibrant nightlife and riverside full of surprises. And do you know what is the great part of Bangkok?  Say a big good bye to traffic Jams!! Thanks to city’s modern Sky train and underground system that cover a large area. Whether your trip is Business or pleasure, Bangkok bursts with exciting opportunities. And perhaps, best of all Bangkok has got to be one of the best- value dinning destinations in the world, explore it with our Thailand tour packages

 

Must Know Facts

Best Time to Visit

Bangkok appreciates a tropical atmosphere which implies its warm year around and can likewise be humid and rain. The best time to visit Bangkok is among November and February. This is Thailand's cool season, with daytime temperatures somewhat under 30°C and moderately low humidity. This is additionally Thailand's pinnacle season for the travel industry, which implies costs are somewhat higher generally. 

While November to February may be the best season to visit Bangkok, regardless you'll have a decent time in the city at some other season. There's no "winter" in Bangkok like there is in a cooler nation, so you'll never need to pack a coat. Visit this glamorous destination with your Bangkok tour packages. 

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History & Culture

Bangkok is a country that is based on a few unmistakable columns, including Buddhism and Monarchy. Current Thailand is affected by religion, despite the fact that since the turn of the twentieth century, the substance of the nation has been molded by various outside impacts, including Islam, Chinese relocation and Westernization. Music, dance, cooking, language, and craftsmanship have all assumed a job in forming the Thailand of the 21st century.

Hundreds of years before a united nation were set up, the region was an arrangement of a few unique realms, including the Khmer, Lanna, Mon and Malay kingdoms. The main "Thailand" in written history is said to be the Kingdom of Sukhothai, which was set up halfway through the thirteenth century. Sukhothai kept on developing and create, turning into the main kingdom in the locale until the mid-fourteenth century, when it was eclipsed and by the rising Ayutthaya Kingdom. 

Buddhism covers a lot of Thailand, with the exclusion of the overwhelming Muslim impact in the south. Temples, which are known as wats in Thai, are universal all through the nation, known for their brilliant enhancements and elaborate structures. In Bangkok, Wat Pho, Wat Arun and Wat Phra Kaew are among the most visited destinations in the nation. Chiang Mai's Wat Phra Doi Suthep is another well known sanctuary worth investigating.

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Geography

Bangkok city covers a region of 1,568.7 square kilometers (605.7 sq mi), positioning 69th among the other 76 territories of Thailand. Of this, around 700 square kilometers (270 sq mi) frame the developed urban area. It is positioned 73rd on the planet as far as land area. 

The city's urban spread ventures into parts of the six different territories it fringes, to be specific, in clockwise request from northwest: Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Chachoengsao, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon, and Nakhon Pathom. Except for Chachoengsao, these regions, together with Bangkok, shape the more prominent Bangkok Metropolitan Region.

Bangkok has a few parks, in spite of the fact that these sum to a for every capita add up to stop territory of just 1.82 square meters (19.6 sq ft) in the city legitimate. Add up to green space for the whole city is moderate, at 11.8 square meters (127 sq ft) per individual. In the more thickly developed zones of the city these numbers are as low as 1.73 and 0.72 square meters (18.6 and 7.8 sq ft) per person.  

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Things to Do in Bangkok

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The Chao Phrayaalso known as the River of Kings, is the major river in Thailand. It is formed by four major tributaries, which flows through Bangkok and then into the Gulf of Thailand.
Thai people have been using their boats to travel on the waterways throughout the country for hundreds of years, long before modern roads existed.
In the past, people of Bangkok usually settled by the Chao Phraya River and gradually spread into the core of the country. In the past it was, and still is, a very important waterway for the people of central Thailand. Several people call the banks of the Chao Phraya River home. Many people use the river to get to and from work almost every day. For others, it is a way of life and, ultimately, their main source of income.
Taking a cruise along the legendary Chao Phraya River is the most pleasant way to explore the city once known as ""Venice of the East"". The majestic charm of the river adds perspective to exploration of the city's premier attractions. By taking a boat along the waterways, tourists will still be able to catch a few glimpses of the old Thai way of life. It is one of the best ways to experience the local culture, history, and of course, a great way to spend a day in Thailand.
One unique experience at the Chao Phraya River is boarding the dinner cruise on the river. The dinner features a grand buffet including Thai cuisine and other international cuisine. There is live band playing some awesome jive and is a complete entertaining night.
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Treat yourself with a Thai Massage
Give yourself a chance from the bustle of Bangkok and enjoy the head to toe mollycoddle at the massage centre - experienced massage professionals will take you to a state of complete relaxation. With treatments starting from traditional classic massages to grease aromatherapy, foot reflexology, and a Royal Thai Facial. Relax your body and mind and luxuriate in a real zen feeling that Thailand has come to be known for. you will feel refreshed and re-energized for the entire length of your stay. With its significant influence from India's ancient  Ayurveda, Thai Massage is the form of pampering which is in practice for 2000 years. Its holistic form of assuaging plays an integral role in the practice of both Theravada Buddhism and Hinduism.
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The nightlife of Bangkok is rightly one of the best in Asia. Bangkok is a large and spread out city, and its nightlife is very diverse and spread across various different parts of the city.
When the sun sets the city transforms into one giant party every evening, making Bangkok completely different by night.Having daytime temperatures constantly as high as 30C+, it’s no wonder the city comes alive at night when the temperature is more bearable.
This city has everything from Side Street stalls selling cocktails, beer bars, and go go’s to nightclubs. 
Places to spend an evening pop up all around this bustling metropolis, each offering something different. Whichever part of the city you are, you will have an amazing time partying in Bangkok.
Soi cowboy is one of Bangkok’s oldest nightspots, and it has become infamous after the movie Hangover 2 was filmed here. Since then it has seen anrise in visitors and is now one of Bangkok’s most visited tourist attractions.

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A trip to Bangkok is incomplete without a visit to one of the famous floating markets. There are quite a few markets to choose from like Taling Chan, Bang Nam Pheung, Talad Nam Kwan Riam and Khlong Lat Mayom. 

Bangkok and the surrounding area, were formerly known as the Venice of the East due to the vast network of canals and waterways. People were dependent on canals for transportation, and therefore people would tend to sell things directly from their boats, and congregate in certain areas to have floating boat markets.

Visitors can immerse themselves in a whole new shopping experience, and also taste some of the best local food around at these floating markets.
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Try street food in Chinatown
Yaowarat, Bangkok’s Chinatown, is the World’s most famous street food destination and the local favorite dining district. It is one of the world’s largest and most authentic Chinese communities outside China. It is also one of the capital’s busiest and liveliest districts.Chinatown Bangkok has lovely vibes, is always lively and so happening with lots of good food around.
Tourists get to discover the sophisticated flavors of Bangkok’s 200 years old community that is rich with Thai-Chinese tradition & delicious food.
Chinatown Bangkok is much more than a tourist attraction. It is a working Chinatown with two different atmospheres. It is market by day and a massive open air food market by night.
One should avoid going there on Mondays because street vendors are not allowed to operate and hence many of them will not be around.

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Take a Food Tour and Experience Real Thai Cuisine
Thai food is well known far and wide. So when in Bangkok, why not attempt the genuine, credible Thai taste. Food is one of the most significant pieces of visiting Thailand and getting a preference for its energetic cooking when in Bangkok is one of the most satisfying things to do. Food isn't just delightful and fundamental for endurance, it's one of the most basic parts of Thai culture. 

On a selective culinary food visit, you can find out about Thai cooking, eat a scope of delectable dishes from around the nation and completely enjoy Thai food how it should be delighted in. 

Vacationers can taste the best Bangkok has to bring to the table, from neighborhood top picks like Thai red curry or the consistently exemplary Pad Thai.
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Take a water taxi in Bangkok
Bangkok has the most convenient and exotic type of transport is, through the water. Boats are a great way to get around the famous Riverside area of   Bangkok with its many historical attractions, temples and architecture, and to explore the 'Kalongs' (canals) for a glimpse of Bangkok from the past.

A variety of boats (express boats, river taxis and long-tail boats) run up and down through the Chao Phraya River. They connect the local suburbs towards Thonburi and along the river, while the ferries can be used to cross the river at various points. You can reach anywhere quickly by boat, bypassing the traffic on the roads.                                                                                                                          

There are 5 different varieties of express boat river taxis: No flag (local line), Blue flag line (tourist boat), Orange flag line, Yellow flag line and Green flag line. Blue Flag (Tourist Boat) 
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Try Coconut Ice Cream in Chatuchak
Coconut frozen yogurt is amazingly mainstream and an unquestionable requirement have in Chatuchak Weekend Market. Regardless of whether you didn't anticipate having it, because of the blistering climate you would in the long run wind up purchasing one. Moreover, they are reasonably valued somewhere in the range of 30 and 50 baht for every serving so there's no explanation not to enjoy a little solidified treat. 

There are commonly two sorts of coconut frozen yogurt slows down in Chatuchak Weekend Market. One of them is called Coco JJ, which is a more settled brand that offers an immense scoop of coconut frozen yogurt with two sorts of fixings for 50 baht. For an extra garnish, you will be charged at 5 baht each. Coco JJ is certainly a protected decision for a beginner. They have a couple of slows down spread out in the market. 

The other kind you can attempt will let you appreciate a 'beating buffet'. This implies you get the opportunity to pick and include the same number of (and so much) beating as you need for a fixed. One can likewise select to have it in a cup (30 baht) or a coconut shell (40 baht).
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Packages & Recommendations

Tour Name
Trip Type
Month/Validity
Included Cities
Price Per Adult
Thai Escape
7 Nights / 8 Days
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Sep
Included Cities
Phuket (3N), Krabi (2N), Bangkok (2N)
... Phuket (3N), Krabi (2N), Bangkok (2N)
Price Per Adult
$ 420
Onwards
Trip Type
Group Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
Included Cities
Pattaya (3N), Bangkok (2N)
... Pattaya (3N), Bangkok (2N)
Price Per Adult
$ 430
Onwards
Discovery Thai Escape
6 Nights / 7 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Nov
Included Cities
Phuket (2N), Krabi (2N), Bangkok (2N)
... Phuket (2N), Krabi (2N), Bangkok (2N)
Price Per Adult
$ 500
Onwards
Thai Experience
6 Nights / 7 Days
Trip Type
Group Tour
Main Flight Included
Month/Validity
  • Oct
  • Nov
  • Dec
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • Mar
Included Cities
Phuket (2N), Krabi (2N), Bangkok (2N)
... Phuket (2N), Krabi (2N), Bangkok (2N)
Price Per Adult
$ 820
Onwards
Trip Type
Private Van Tour
Flight Not Included
Month/Validity
  • Sep
Included Cities
Bangkok (2N), Pattaya (2N)
... Bangkok (2N), Pattaya (2N)
Price Per Adult
$ 290
Onwards

Happy Travellers

31st Jan Southeast Asia Tour
31st Jan Southeast Asia Tour

31st Jan Southeast Asia Tour

31st January Southeast Asia tour was our first experience with Flamingo.  You exceeded our expectations from professionalism to accommodations, food, transportations and of course  carefully  chosen sightseeing places from modern Singapore to acient Thailand.