Be enchanted by Bangkok at night. After the sun sets, head to the riverside for a sumptuous Thai dinner overlooking beautiful Wat Arun. Drive through the old city to see the Grand Palace and Wat Pho illuminated against the night sky then browse a buzzing evening market brimming with flowers.
Glowing Bangkok - Evening
You will be picked up at 16:30. Bangkok is a city that truly comes to life after dark. Spend an evening exploring the vibrant streets and tranquil temples with a local guide, getting a different perspective of the capital.
Start the evening with a BTS or tuk tuk ride to the central pier and continue on the long-tail boat, sailing up Chao Phraya River in a slow pace to Wat Arun. See all the buildings and temples getting lit up and see passing river cruises with lots of lights. Disembark at Wat Arun pier, spending time there before crossing the ferry to a local pier. Walk through the market down to Riva Arun to enjoy a chilling cocktail. Enjoy dinner at Supanniga Tha Tien Restaurant on the banks of the Chao Phraya River. With the majestic Wat Arun glittering in the distance, enjoy a delicious, traditional Thai meal. Following dinner, take a stroll to the temple grounds of Wat Pho to soak up the beauty of its glittering chedi at night: an incredible photo opportunity.
Please note: the Reclining Buddha is not open at night.
Then hop on a tuk tuk through the city’s historic quarter for a visit to Pak Klong Talad. One of the country’s largest fresh markets, the site is busy 24-hours a day with wholesale vendors and local shoppers. Explore the stalls where orchids, flowers, vegetables and other items spill over the crowded stalls.
This unforgettable evening tour ends around 21.30. For night owls, there is an option to explore the city’s nightlife or additional evening markets. (D)
- Riva Arun has no elevator, so need to walk the stairs to the rooftop, alternative sky bar can be used in case needed at Sala Rattanakosin.
- All public transportation by taxi, BTS skytrain, and boat
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