Sawadee! Truly the heart and soul of Thailand, Bangkok city is a turbulent symphony of chaos, energy and beauty. From shopping to sightseeing there is plenty to do in this vibrant city, it’s safe to say that there is never a dull moment. This diverse city is a melting pot of culture, cuisine, traditions and religion, the makings of one of Southeast Asia most celebrated travel destinations. So if you are new to this bountiful city, don’t worry we’ve got you covered. Here is a 3D2N itinerary that will help you get the best out of Bangkok:
Daytime Activity: Escape Hunt Experience
Address: 399 Interchange (Citibank) Building, Unit C, B2 Level (Basement), Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey Nua, Wattana, Bangkok, 10110, Thailand
Contact No: 02 611 2828 or 02 611 2827 (+66 2 611 2828 or +66 2 611 2827 from abroad) – 9.30am to 8.30pm.
Est Duration: 2 hrs
Always wanted to be a crime solving detective? Head on over to the Escape Hunt Experience where you’ll take a journey back in time and play the part of a certain famous English detective. You can choose from 6 game rooms each meticulously designed to give you the ultimate mystery/crime solving experience.
Cabbages & Condoms
Address: Sukhumvit 12 Alley, Khlong Toei, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Contact No: +66 2 229 4610
Est Duration: 2 hrs
Quite possible one of the most unique restaurants in Bangkok, Cabbages & Condoms provides a dining experience like no other. The restaurant is famous for its bold decorations that promotes proper family planning and not to mention its beautiful outdoor dining area.
Bradman’s Sport Bistro
Address: 4/6 Sukhumvit Soi 23, Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Contact No: +66 2 661 7176
An oasis amongst the hustle and bustle of Bangkok City, Bradman’s Sport Bistro is the place to get a scrumptious meal or to kick back and relax with a cold one. It doesn’t matter what time you frequent this joint, you will never go hungry because the kitchen closes when the restaurant does.
The Grand Palace Bangkok
Address: Na Phra Lan Rd, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, 10200, Thailand
Contact No: +66 2 623 5500
This is one of the must-see places in Bangkok, truly a spectacle the Grand Palace is the most famous landmark in Bangkok city. Laced with intricate detailing, creative craftsmanship and amazing architecture design the Grand Palace is truly the heart and soul of the Thai people.
Good to note: Visitors must be properly dressed before entering the palace. Long pants and no sandal or flip flops (if so please wear socks).
Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew)
Address: Na Phra Lan Road, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Contact No: +66 2 224 3290
This temple is considered one of the most important Buddhist temples in Thailand. The star of the show, so to speak, is the Emerald Buddha statue carved from a single block of jade. The temple is beautifully decorated and located within the grounds of the Grand Palace.
Temple of the Reclining Buddha Bangkok (Wat Pho)
Address: 2 Sanamchai Road, Grand Palace Subdistrict, Pranakorn District, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
Contact No: +66 2 226 0335
This is one of the largest temples in Bangkok, the Reclining Buddha measures at 46 metres long and is covered in gold leaves. Travelers come from all over the world to witness to lay eyes on this magnificent statue, don’t miss out on the chance to explore the rest of the temple though, it is really worth the walk
Lunch at: Old Town Café Bangkok
Address: 130/11-12 Feungnakorn RD., Watradchabophit, Phranakhon, Bangkok, Thailand
Contact No: +66 81 810 8456
Just a walk away from the Grand Palace, Old Town Café Bangkok the best place to grab a bite and recuperate from a whole morning of sight-seeing. Savour on delicious Asian style baguette sandwiches accompanied with a fresh cup of coffee, a great pick-me-up to fuel you for a day of exploring.
Daytime Activity: Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun)
Address: Located on the west side of Chao Praya River (opposite Tha Thien Pier)
One of the most stunning temples in Bangkok, the Temple of Dawn’s riverside location makes for an exquisite experience. Despite its name, the temple is absolutely stunning in the evening when the sun sets. The Temple of Dawn is structured differently from the rest of the temples in the city; it is made up of colourful adorned spires that add to the beauty of this riverside temple.
Sala Rattanakosin Eatery & Bar
Address: 39 Maharat Road, Rattanakosin Island, Bangkok, Thailand
Contact No: +66 (0) 2622 1388
Enjoy a romantic dinner overlooking the majestic Chao Phraya River and the mystical Temple of Dawn. This two-storey restaurant offers diners an elegant indoor seating as well as breath-taking outdoor water dining deck, either way you will get a stunning view of the river. Also take your pick from a variety of worldly wines, beers and cocktails.
The Deck Bangkok
Address: 36-38, Soi Pratu Nok Yung, Mahara RD, Bangkok 10200
Contact No: 0-2221-9158
Savour from a diverse range of Thai and European cuisine at The Deck Bangkok. Situated across from the magnificent Temple of the Dawn, The Deck greets diners with brilliant views of the Chao Phraya River. Come for the food and stay for the view!
Daytime Acitvity: Jim Thompson House
Address: 6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
Contact No: 662-216-7368
Every travel experience is not complete with a little lesson in the local culture and history. The Jim Thompson House is now a museum chronicling the life of Jim Thompson, the man responsible for revitalizing the silk industry in Thailand 50 years ago. The complex itself consists of six traditional Thai-style houses.
Lunch at: Thompson Restaurant & Wine Bar
Address: 6/1 Soi Kasem san 2, Rama 1 Road | Jim Thompson Complex, Wang Mai, Patumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
Contact No: 02-612-3601
Situated in the renowned Jim Thompson Museum, Thompson Restaurant & Wine Bar focuses on what really matters, great Thai food. It doesn’t hurt that the restaurant offers a wide array of wide that goes splendidly well with Thai food. Enjoy your meal surrounded by a lush green garden, truly a tranquil dining experience.
Hope you’ll have as much fun in Bangkok as we had writing this post 🙂