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Private Tour: Temples Tour of Bangkok

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    Meet your guide at your central Bangkok hotel, and hop inside your private, air-conditioned vehicle. Then, gaze at the bustling streets as you travel to your first destination: Wat Traimit (Temple of the Golden Buddha).

    Admire the elaborate exterior, and go inside with your guide to view its crowning glory: the world’s biggest solid-gold image of Buddha. Admire the 10-foot (3-meter) statue, hearing how it weighs 5.5 tons (4.9 metric tonnes) and was carved in the 13th century, during Thailand’s Sukhothai period.

    Next, drive through bustling China Town and past Bangkok's central flower market into Rattanakosin, the old city. Continue to a pier on the Chao Phraya River, and enjoy a scenic boat ride across the water to Wat Arun, known as the Temple of Dawn.

    View the striking temple, famous for its 259-foot (79-meter) pagoda-style spire, and head inside to see the golden Buddha image and murals in the main hall. Then, cast your eyes over the main spire, whose exterior is encrusted with intricate, colored glass mosaics and Chinese porcelain.

    Afterward, cross back over the river, and stroll through a vibrant market to Wat Pho, the Temple of the Reclining Buddha. One of Bangkok’s largest temples, this ornate complex was Thailand’s first public university, and a center for the teaching of astrology, medicine, and literature.

    View the chapels, murals, ceramic statues, and rare artifacts here, and admire the showpiece: a stunning 150-foot (46-meter) horizontal statue of Buddha, covered in gold leaf.

    Walk the statue's length, and feast your eyes on the mother-of-pearl decorations on its feet — in themselves measuring 16.4-feet (5 meters).

    Your tour then finishes with an early afternoon hotel drop-off.
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    Reviewed June 22, 2019

    Miss Natchatya was a wonderful guide! We didn't have to think about or worry about where to go or what to do, we just got to enjoy the tour and sights! For some reason, we had it in our minds that this would be a...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank SassyDavis28
    Reviewed April 7, 2019

    Overall this was a nice tour. We were picked up on time at our hotel. Our guide was Kulaarb , quite knowledgeable and explained the various Buddha temples. We were on time in returning to hotel. She also reviewed other areas of interest in Bangkok.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    1  Thank Sivakumar P
    Reviewed April 6, 2019

    Supatsara our tour guide was amazing! Friendly and informative she was also great with our four year old, spent time teaching her about offerings to Buddha and even took us to an extra temple to feed the turtles. We didn't feel rushed and had the...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Exploration827864
    Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

    We booked this tour for New Years Eve and were very pleased with the service offered as it was very busy that day. Our guide was Siri, who was a delight. She also included a tour of Chinatown as well as the temples. Siri was...More

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    MdAbulK3, Owner at MAM Holidays Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

    Thank you for taking the tour with Mam Holidays Thailand, and writing this nice review! Looking forward for see you again with us in Thailand!

    Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

    Bangkok is an fantastic city, with local delights and food stands, great temples! Our guide and tour was great and gave us the best of the cityMore

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    MdAbulK3, Owner at MAM Holidays Thailand, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

    Thank you very much for taking the tour with Mam Holidays Thailand and writing this great review! In Mam Holidays Thailand, nothing can make us happier than seeing happy faces of guests after taking a tour with us. Looking forward to see you again with...More

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    Response from Susiechris | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry, I didn't catch that this was in regard to Bangkok and was answering in relation to tour in Cambodia. I imagine the tour company can meet any of your specific requests. They have always been awsome on the private... More
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