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Top 10 Things to Do in Bangkok
Bangkok, the lively capital of Thailand, is a fusion of old and new - where travelers can discover ancient temples, floating markets and a world-famous cuisine in the same city. To say it's loaded with diverse attractions for the foodie, shopping maven, culture lover and adventure seeker is an understatement. We highlight the top 10 things to do to give you a fulfilling and memorable Thai experience from day to night. From visiting Ayutthaya to getting a luxurious spa, this list has it.
Check out the best Bangkok tour attractions and start to book Bangkok tours and activities with this comprehensive list.

1. Travel back in time with a day trip to the UNESCO World Heritage ancient city of Ayutthaya (Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya), former capital of the Siam kingdom.
2. View the iconic city temples such as Wat Pho (Reclining Buddha), Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn) and Wat Phra Kaew (Emerald Buddha) adjoining the Grand Palace.
3. Sail the River of Kings and dine in style while passing by Bangkok's iconic landmarks with a Chao Phraya dinner cruise.
4. Browse the boats selling a colorful array of fruits, vegetables and flowers in floating markets like Damnoen Saduak.
5. Learn how to prepare authentic Thai cuisine or find out where best to eat in the city with a Bangkok food tour or cooking lesson.
6. Experience the vibrant nightlife of Bangkok as you dance or drink the night away with a bar-hopping tour. Check out the city's famous rooftop bars.
7. Go to the Kanchanaburi province where you can find the railroad bridge over the River Kwai, infamously known as the World War II-era Burma Death Railway.
8. Discover the richness of Thai culture and history with a classical dance performance. Alternatively, see a cabaret show or get seats to a live Muay Thai match.
9. Get to know Bangkok and Thailand intimately by going on a cycling adventure that will explore quiet countryside trails and verdant landscapes.
10. After all the sightseeing, pamper yourself in Bangkok's spas and experience a traditional Thai massage.

Pro Tip: Make unforgettable holiday memories and celebrate new beginnings with a Bangkok New Year's Eve cruise.

19Activities

    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. Discover Siam's capital where the Kings of Ayutthaya ruled for centuries. See the best sights by bus, then enjoy a buffet lunch cruise down Chao Phraya River as you make your way back to Bangkok.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD72.48

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Explore the ancient kingdom of Ayutthaya and get a glimpse of Thailand’s rich history and culture centuries ago. Then, visit the Bang Pa-In Royal Palace and cruise the Chao Phraya River.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD104.47

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  3. Visit the sprawling complex of the Grand Palace and see Bangkok's unique Buddhist temples and exquisite architecture. See the famous Reclining Buddha and 5.5-ton Golden Buddha on this half-day sightseeing tour.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD60.54

    Daily
    6 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Step out of the busy city for a moment of peace in the Wat Pho temple complex where the Golden Buddha lies. Marvel at the Grand Palace while cruising down the River of Kings on a long-tail boat.
    English Available

    USD81.86

    Daily
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Take in the sprawling urban landscape of Bangkok as you cruise and dine along the Chao Phraya. Enjoy the authentic Thai food and genuine hospitality that made the Supanniga Eating Room a crowd favorite.
    Meal Provided

    From USD42.63

    Daily
    1.5 - 2.5 hour(s) (afternoon, evening)
  6. Spend an evening in Bangkok cruising through the Chao Phraya River. Admire the city landmarks at night and indulge in a dinner buffet consisting of Thai and international dishes.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD40.08

    Daily
    5 hour(s) (evening)
  7. Journey to the famous and colorful floating market of Damnoen Saduak, get to visit a local palm sugar farm and learn about Thai culture with a guided tour of the bustling Maeklong Railway Market!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD63.54

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    5 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Visit the floating market of Damnoen Saduak and see the merchants as they paddle along the canals on this half-day tour. Experience local life as you go shopping and bargain hunting in this lively market!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD42.63

    Daily
    7 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Experience Chinese cuisine, culture and heritage on this Bangkok Chinatown food tour at dusk! Drop by temples, snack on tasty local dishes and take in panoramic views of the city as you end the night at a sky bar.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD66.85

    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  10. Party the night away and go bar-hopping in Bangkok's Sukhumvit Road. Bring your friends and make new ones as you enjoy free drinks at 4 bars and finish the night with a fast track VIP entry to a club.
    English Available
    Special

    USD20.46

    Wed, Thu, Fri
    (evening)
  11. Hop on a traditional Tuk Tuk and visit up to 4 scenic rooftops where you can party and admire Bangkok's beautiful skyline. Choose from among 3 different packages arranged to fit every type of budget.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD88.95

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (evening)
  12. Witness 360-degree views of Bangkok from the Mahanakhon Skywalk. Climb to "The Peak", step onto the glass tray floors and gaze at the cityscape below. Then, head to the rooftop bar where you can opt to taste signature cocktails.
    Accessible

    From USD30.01

    Daily
  13. See the River Kwai and its famous bridge in Kanchanaburi on this day trip from Bangkok. Visit the Thailand-Burma Railway Center, arrive at the Allied War Cemetery and ride the train along the 'Death Railway'.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD74.63

    Daily
    13 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Embark on a 3-day adventure to the Kanchanaburi region of Thailand! Stay at the charming River Kwai Jungle Rafts, visit a local Mon Tribal village and enjoy a scenic long-tail boat ride with a local guide.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USD315.49

    Daily
    3 day (morning)
  15. Witness the glamorous Calypso Cabaret Show performed by amazing Thai transgender artists in a grand stage production with captivating songs, dazzling costumes and exceptional sets.
    English Available

    USD30.70

    Daily
    2.5 hour(s) (evening)
  16. Cycle your way through the Bangkok Jungle! Cross the Chao Phraya River by ferry and explore the "green lung" of Bangkok. Visit a 250-year-old temple and find peace amidst lush vegetation, a maze of waterways and small villages.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD52.87

    Group Discount
    Daily
    3 - 4 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  17. Venture into Bangkok's historic heart and discover a suburban oasis amid a bustling city. Visit Bangkok's revered temples and landmarks as you cycle through the city.
    English Available

    From USD67.53

    Daily
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Escape the hustle and bustle of Bangkok for a Thai retreat spa experience at Divana Nurture, from the famous Thai boutique spa brand. Indulge in treatments that combine modern and traditional wisdom to bring you a holistic mind and body remedy.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD100.62

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)
  19. Pamper yourself with Panpuri Organic Spa's globally acclaimed wellness packages. Get the celebrity VIP treatment at Bangkok's exclusive Gaysorn Village, easily accessible from BTS Chidlom Station.
    Special

    From USD25.58

    Group Discount
    Daily
    (morning, afternoon, evening)