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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.


    Availability varies by date for all activities.

  1. 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


    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Experience Chinese cuisine, culture and heritage on 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 Bangkok's best kept secret sky bar.
    English Available


    Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. Follow along as experienced Thai chefs teach you how to prepare creative and mouth-watering classic Thai dishes. Engage in a hands-on workshop and learn to cook in the midst of the bustling Flower Market. End your trip by savoring your own creations.


    4.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. 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 3 bars and finish the night with a fast-track VIP entry to a club.
    English Available


    Wed, Thu, Fri
    6 hour(s) (evening)
  5. 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 USD88.61

    Group Discount
  6. 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


    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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.

    From USD25.48

    Group Discount
    (morning, afternoon, evening)