"thrilling ride in a tuk-tuk" Bangkok Transportation Tip by latte18

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by latte18

When you're in Bangkok, you've got to try the tuk-tuk once, it's a thrilling experience. Hailing from Jakarta, we've got something similar like tuk-tuk here, but tuk-tuk was larger, louder, and faster :)

During our stay, we rode the tuk-tuk twice. Our guide said that a ride on a tuk-tuk shouldn't cost more than 60 Baht for short distances and don't be afraid to bargain. We took the tuk-tuk from Pratunam to Central Chitlom and it cost us 40 Baht (the driver insisted 80 Baht at first).

The ride was rather thrillng as we went by the back roads and small sois to avoid the traffic jam on the main roads. It was also very loud and breezy. To those with sensitive skin, beware, as the air pollution will surely get to you :)

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  • Written Jun 1, 2004
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