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"ABOUT A TAILOR MADE TOUR..." Itinerary Ideas Tip by joiedevivre

Itinerary Ideas, Bangkok: 22 reviews and 29 photos


PROGRAM IN BANGKOK FOR MY VT FRIENDS - PART 1 : 2 famous temples + a traditional Thai massage + a river cruise + an exquisite authentic Thai dinner + one night at the authentic 'the Thai House' near by the canal (that's the one on the picture : beautiful, no ?)

Thereunder, I have the pleasure to introduce you a program that I have personally tailored for those of my VT friends who are in search for some typical things to do while shortly in Bangkok. I myself have experienced this self-made itinerary before you : that's why I am quite sure that you will enjoy it as much as I did.

Starting time : After lunch, at 1.00 PM
It starts by the must visit of the Temple of the Emerald Buddha and the Grand Palace which lay in the same Surroundings. The visit can be done within one and half hour altogether (dress politely).

Just after the visit, take a tuk-tuk to go to the Temple of the Lying Buddha (better known as Wat Po) which lays just behind the place that you're leaving.
A 20 baht fare seems reasonable (great maximum 30 baht !).

When you arrive, let's say around 3.00 PM, pay a 20 baht fee entrance and go straight to the Thai massage pavilion inside the compound (ask the guy at the entrance) and make a booking (there is usually a 30 minute queue) for a one-hour traditional massage (there is a 30 minute massage but I will not recommend it as it is a too short period to fully get the benefits of the massage). A one hour massage costs 250 baht. While you're waiting for your turn (30 minutes), go and visit the Lying Buddha. Within 30 minutes you'll have seen all and taken enough pictures to be proud of.

Time flies : it's already 3.30 PM ! Go and enjoy your massage under the skillful hands of a woman or a man therapist.


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  • Updated Sep 15, 2002
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