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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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Bangkok, Thailand

  • City and Beach with Phuket including 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$ 1,565
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Classic Thailand for Foodies including 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$ 2,059
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Classics (Bestsellers), Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • 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:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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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$ 1,173
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Classics (Bestsellers), 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$ 1,144
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Classics (Bestsellers), Romance & Honeymoon
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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$ 1,308
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers)
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  • 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:
    10 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,443
    Trip Type:
    Escorted Coach Touring
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  • 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$ 831
    Trip Type:
    Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • 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$ 534
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • 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$ 2,672
    Trip Type:
    Luxury and Beyond, Rail Travel Ideas
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  • 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, Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Bangkok: Ayuthaya Full Day Tour by Cruise

    Ayutthaya was Thailand's capital for 417 years. Ruined temples and palaces have either naturally worn out over time or have been destroyed by wars, and now serve as a perfect reflection of a legendarypast. You will see these ruins as well as the former summer palace before returning to Bangkok by river boat.
    Duration:
    9.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Bangkok: Evening Street Food Tour

    Bangkok is one of the world's greatest cities for foodies, and Chinatown is one of its best neighbourhoods for street food. Let your expert guide walk your taste buds through five hours of flavour, taking in seafood, dumplings, pork ribs, pastries, and fresh tropical fruits.
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Bangkok: Floating Market & Sampran Riverside with Lunch Full Day Tour

    This full day sightseeing tour centres around the famous floating market of Ratchaburi Province. Weave your way through vendors bargaining over fresh produce, before going ashore to visit the world's highest stupa, and Sampran riverside village, where you can learn about and try some traditional Thai crafts.
    Duration:
    10 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Bangkok: Half Day Cooking Class at Blue Elephant

    Begin to master the art of Thai cooking with a class at the legendary Blue Elephant Cooking School. Under the tutelage of professional chefs, you’ll learn how to select the perfect ingredients and craft traditional Thai dishes before enjoying your own creations at the end of the class.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Bangkok: Half Day Grand Palace & Temple Tour

    Take half a day to explore Bangkok’s palaces and temples. On this tour you’ll visit the former residence of Thai kings, the Grand Palace, the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Kaew, and famous Wat Po, which houses the enormous Reclining Buddha statue.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Bangkok: Klongs (Canals) & Grand Palace Half Day Tour

    Cruise along the Chao Phraya River to see the serene family homes and temples that line the waterways. Afterwards, visit famous Wat Arun, Wat Phra Kaew, and the Grand Palace, the former residence of the King of Thailand.
    Duration:
    4 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Bangkok: Manohra Dinner Cruise

    Cruising along the Chao Phraya River on an elegant, restored wooden rice barge, you will be introduced to Bangkok by night. Thai culinary delicacies are served as you glide down The River of Kings passing Wat Arun and the magnificent Grand Palace. The cruise concludes at 10:00 pm.
    Duration:
    3.5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Bangkok: Off the Beaten Track Bike Full Day Tour

    Discover an unseen corner of Bangkok on this full day bike tour. Ride through wet markets, pass along the remains of defensive fortifications, visit factories and farms, and explore parts of the Thai capital rarely visited by tourists. This tour also includes a cruise along the city’s southern canals.
    Duration:
    8 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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  • Bangkok: Unique Thai Tuk-Tuk Half Day Tour

    Zip through the streets in the most 'Bangkok' way possible - on a tuk tuk! These 3-wheeled motorised vehicles weave through the often chaotic Big Mango traffic. You'll almost feel like a local, even as you move between the city's most popular tourist landmarks.
    Duration:
    5 Hours
    Prices:
    On request
    Trip Type:
    Day Trips
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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$ 525
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • City & Beach with 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$ 852
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Romance & Honeymoon, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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  • Classic South East Asia incl. Air

    Explore the sights, sounds, sensations and tastes of four distinct corners of Asia on this whirlwind trip through some of the continent’s most exciting stops. From Bangkok to Singapore, then on to idyllic Bali, your trip ends amid the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong. It’s the perfect Asia 101 for travellers who want a piece of it all.
    Duration:
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 2,339
    Trip Type:
    Classics (Bestsellers), Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • Classic Thailand with Koh Samui including Airfare

    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$ 2,519
    Trip Type:
    Beach & Island Escapes, Tailor-made Travel Ideas, Vacation Packages with Airfare
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  • 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$ 579
    Trip Type:
    Stopovers/City Breaks, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
    Thailand See Trip Details
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