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  • The Grand Palace at twilight is a must inclusion for your Thailand vacation.
  • Sanphet Prasat Palace
  • Amphawa floating market
  • Golden Garuda sculptures at the Royal Palace
  • Wat Arun - among the best known of Thailand's landmarks
  • Burning incense sticks at a Buddhist temple

Bangkok is the capital and largest city in Thailand. One of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities, Bangkok features modern buildings with awe-inspiring architecture, magnificent temples and palaces, authentic canals, and busy markets on trips to Thailand.

Bangkok is located in Thailand’s central plains, along the Chao Praya River delta, which empties into the Gulf of Thailand, approximately 25 kms south. Chao Praya River meanders through Bangkok from north to south, and once played an important role to the city’s inhabitants.

The Thai capital since 1782, Bangkok was once a village situated on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River. Because of its ideal location near the mouth of the river, Bangkok served as a customs outpost on both sides of the river, and gradually expanded economically through international trade. Before the 19th century, life took place along the river. Bamboo huts were built as dwellings, and while bamboo rafts served as transportation, floating markets selling fruits and vegetables had business conducted on the river itself. Bangkok was considered the ‘Venice of the East’, with its various canals.

As Western influences took over Asia in the 19th century, Bangkok started replacing some of the canals with roads, and the region expanded rapidly after World War II.

Although quite the modern metropolis, Bangkok offers historic cultural attractions such as the Grand Palace, Wat Pho (home of the Reclining Buddha), and Wat Arun - just three of the 400 Buddhist temples in and around the city to be seen  during Bangkok tours on aThai vacation.

Full of contrast, a river canal cruise offers tourists a glimpse into what remains of the old way of life by the local Thai people, while world class hotels featuring gorgeous gardens and swimming pools line the banks of the main river.

Bangkok is a shopping mecca. Whether it’s a modern shopping mall carrying brand names or a local night market where bargaining is almost considered a sport, there is something for everyone, including silk, gemstones, bronze and pewter.

One of the most exotic cities in the world, featuring friendly smiles, fascinating attractions, and a bustling nightlife, Bangkok is one of the most memorable and colourful places to visit on a Thailand vacation.

Thailand - "the land of smiles" offers something for everyone. Book one of our Thailand travel vacation packages today and put a smile on your face. 

 


 

Thailand Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to aThailand vacation.

Learn about the history and culture of Thailand, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Thailand's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Thailand for yourself. Start exploring… book one of our Thailand tours today!

 

Extend Your Trip

After your Thailand vacation consider taking the time to visit other destinations. Goway offers exciting China vacation packages and India tours plus a comprehensive selection of vacation packages in many other Asian countries.

 

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  • Classic Thailand for Foodies incl. Airfare

    Discover the land of smiles with a foodie twist – travel to Thailand with Goway and be introduced to the best of its culinary traditions!
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,399
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Classic Itineraries, Lodges & Beach Stays
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Discover Hong Kong and Bangkok incl. Airfare

    Discover two of the world’s great cities and culinary capitals on this Asian adventure. See the famous reclining Buddha at Wat Pho and sample the world’s best street food in Bangkok before heading to Hong Kong to shop for upscale fashion and feast on the best in international cuisine.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,249
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • Classic Thailand featuring Koh Samui

    A combination of three totally different aspects of Thailand – lively Bangkok with its Grand Palace and temples, Chiang Mai with its quiet charm and scenery and Ko Samui, a charming beach resort.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,315
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries, Island Resorts, Romance & Honeymoon
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  • Classic Thailand featuring Phuket

    Start with exciting Bangkok, continue to charming Chiang Mai and finish in the fabled resort of Phuket. This perfect combination allows you to truly immerse yourself in this country of contrasts.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,035
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries, Island Resorts, Romance & Honeymoon
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Classic Thailand featuring Phuket incl. Airfare

    Start with exciting Bangkok, continue to charming Chiang Mai and finish in the fabled resort of Phuket. This perfect combination allows you to truly immerse yourself in this country of contrasts.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,099
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Classic Itineraries, Locally Escorted Tours
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  • Classic South East Asia

    Standing out among Asia tours, this is the ideal itinerary for the independent traveler wanting a taste of the region. Start in exotic Bangkok, go on to vibrant Singapore, then enchanting Bali, finally ending in bustling Hong Kong.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,418
    Trip Type:
    Classic Itineraries
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Ancient Kingdoms of Siam

    Travel through the heart of old Siam on this Thailand tour that emphasises the cultural aspects of this ancient kingdom. You’ll also explore the history of the River Kwai, old Sukhothai, and Chiang Mai.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,255
    Trip Type:
    Locally Escorted Tours
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Bangkok Chiang Mai Connector

    This wonderful overland journey connecting two cities visits Ayuthaya, the ancient capital with its impressive archaeological treasures and Sukhothai, first capital of the Thai Kingdom.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 770
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Bangkok for Foodies

    The Thai capital is one of the world’s top street food destinations. This short city break is packed with unique flavours and Thai culinary tradition, all ready to set your mouth watering in one of Asia’s great cities.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 523
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Bangkok to Singapore Luxury Train

    An unforgettable journey between Singapore and Bangkok on the renowned Eastern and Oriental Express. Travel through the Malaysian and Thai countryside while enjoying the special on-board services.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,058
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas, VIP Luxury Touring
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Bangkok Wellness Package

    This week-long Bangkok vacation bases you at the health-focused Well Hotel. Relax and be pampered in between enjoying the best Bangkok has to offer in sightseeing, food, and culture.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 923
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
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  • City & Beach - Phuket

    Get the best of both worlds on a Thailand vacation. On this city and beach getaway, you’ll explore the cultural and culinary highlights of Bangkok before heading to Phuket to soak up the beach atmosphere and enjoy the warm waters of the Andaman.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 578
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • City & Beach - Samui

    Embark on a trip to Thailand where you’ll experience the bustling capital of Bangkok and the exclusive resort island of Koh Samui. On this Thailand vacation you’ll visit the floating market of Damnoen Saduak, enjoy delicious food in the streets of Chinatown (Yaowarat), and lounge on the world-famous beaches of Koh Samui.
    Duration:
    9 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,071
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • City and Beach with Phuket incl. Air

    Hit the streets and canals of Bangkok on this Thailand trip, bargaining up a storm in the markets and tasting local treats. Then fly to the relaxing beaches of Phuket, where you can unwind from the capital’s frenetic pace beneath the south-east Asian sun.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,699
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • City and Beach with Samui inc. Air

    Hit the streets and canals of Bangkok on this Thailand trip, bargaining up a storm in the markets and tasting local treats. Then fly to the relaxing beaches of Koh Samui, where you can unwind from the capital’s frenetic pace beneath the south-east Asian sun.
    Duration:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,079
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Classic Thailand with Koh Samui incl. Air.

    This Thailand tour brings together the three classic sides of the country. Experience the energy and grandeur of Bangkok, the cultural sights, sounds, and tastes of Chiang Mai, and the beaches and beauty of Koh Samui.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,079
    Trip Type:
    Air & Land Inclusive Getaways, Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Exotic Bangkok

    A modern, sophisticated city and cultural treasure trove, Bangkok offers 400 glittering temples, an unparalled Royal Palace, amazing street markets and hidden waterways begging exploration.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 568
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Explore Northern Thailand

    The north offers places which are perhaps the true Thailand such as the ancient capital, Sukhothai, the traditional temple town of Lampang and the “Rose of the North’, Chiang Mai.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 930
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Small Group Tours
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Great Indochina Loop

    Experience something different every day on this fascinating in-depth adventure through Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam following the path of the mighty Mekong River.
    Duration:
    30 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 3,695
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Independent Travel Modules, Small Group Tours
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Hua Hin

    This traditional resort combines attractions of a modern destination with the charm and fascination of a still active fishing port. Hua Hin and Cha Am is a resort for both visitors and Thais.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 352
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays, Romance & Honeymoon
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Mandarin Oriental: Stay of Distinction

    Located directly on the river, this historical landmark with its lush tropical gardens is a favourite luxury establishment with the discerning suitable for both business and leisure.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,293
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules, Stays of Distinction, VIP Luxury Touring
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  • Pattaya

    Just south of Bangkok is one of Thailand’s most famous beach resorts with a vibrant nightlife, International class dining and great shopping. A world in itself.
    Duration:
    4 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 299
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules, Lodges & Beach Stays
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • River Kwai Jungle Raft

    A special way to experience this historic region is on a floating raft hotel moored at the bank of the river. This itinerary offers an excellent insight into the epic story of the River Kwai.
    Duration:
    2 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 203
    Trip Type:
    Independent Travel Modules
    Thailand See Trip Details
  • Singapore to Bangkok Luxury Train

    An unforgettable journey between Singapore and Bangkok on the renowned Eastern and Oriental Express. Travel through the Malaysian and Thai countryside while enjoying the special on-board services.
    Duration:
    3 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,919
    Trip Type:
    Rail Travel Ideas, VIP Luxury Touring
    Singapore See Trip Details
  • Tales of Indochina

    This Southeast Asia tour skips the usual circular route, focusing on three of Indochina’s unique highlights. Enjoy bustling Bangkok, the majestic temples of Angkor, and the sights of mysterious Yangon.
    Duration:
    8 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 1,495
    Trip Type:
    City Breaks/Stopover Ideas, Independent Travel Modules
    Thailand See Trip Details
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