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Half-Day Guided Tour of Bangkok Grand Palace and Wat Phra Chetuphon

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Gain an immersive experience of the cultural heritage of Thailand at the Grand Palace and the ancient Buddha temple in Bangkok on a half-day guided tour.

Highlights

  • Discover the heart of Bangkok on a visit to the Bangkok Grand Palace and Wat Phra Chetuphon on a half-day guided tour.

  • Stroll through the Grand Palace, the ceremonial residence of the Thai Royal family, and get to see popular monuments like the Temple of the Emerald Buddha (or Wat Phra Kaew).

  • Behold the sight of the monumental golden statue of Buddha in the reclining position inside Bangkok's oldest temple.

  • Fun Fact: The Bodhi Tree in the courtyard of Wat Pho was grown after extracting a part of the actual tree under which Buddha meditated.

Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide

  • Round-trip transfers from the meeting point

  • 2 drinking water bottles per person

  • Insurance by the tour operator

Exclusions

  • Admission tickets to the attractions

  • Hotel transfers

  • Audio guide

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Prepare to get enchanted as your knowledgeable guide introduces you to the royal and spiritual heritage of Thailand on a half-day tour. Get ready to capture the essence of Thai culture and architecture on this tour.

Witness the splendor of the Grand Palace—the former residence of the Kings of Siam. Learn the cultural significance of the different buildings in the royal complex that has housed several administrative offices. Head over to the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, where his statue is sculpted from a single green gemstone.

Visit the most ancient and largest temple complex of Wat Phra Chetuphon, also known as Wat Pho. This temple is home to a 46-meter-long statue of a reclining Buddha, enveloped in a gold leaf. Enjoy a relaxing walk while taking in the detailed artwork and murals beautifying the temple walls.

Important Information

  • Wear long pants, long-sleeved shirts, and closed shoes for this tour. If you are wearing a sleeveless top, carry a scarf to cover your shoulders.

  • Coupon for 1 free dried Mango at Information Counter G Floor Zone A (Kindly present vouchers at the Information Center to receive the welcome gift.)

  • Special 15% discount at Sugoi Sembei on 6th Floor Zone B Food Court (Valid till 31st December 2023) (Kindly present vouchers at the restaurant to claim the discount.)

  • Special 10% discount at Egg-E-Egg-Egg on 6th Floor Zone B Food Court (Valid till 31st December 2023) (Kindly present vouchers at the restaurant to claim the discount.)

  • Special discount at Dr. Day Dental Clinic on 5th Floor Zone C (Valid till 31st December 2023) (Kindly present vouchers at the clinic to claim the discount.)

  • Special 5% discount at AT First (At 1st) store on Ground Floor Zone A (Kindly present your passport to claim the discount.)

Timings

  • Sun, Tue, Fri, and Sat: 9am

  • Check-in time: 8:45am

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your Guide at MBK Center, Gate 1.

  • Address: Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Bts National Station. It is a quick 2-min walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses #93 AC : Nakkila Laem Thong Village - Si Phraya, #3-11 EV (48 EV) : Wat Pho - Ramkhamhaeng University 2, #3-11 NGV (48 NGV) : Wat Pho - Ramkhamhaeng University 2 and more will get you there.

By Subway

  • The closest subway station is National Stadium. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board train Silom Line to get you there.

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