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Introduction to Bangkok: Birth of Bangkok

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Tour Details
About the Tour
History, Orientation
3 hours
Photos & Highlights
  • Tour of Bangkok with visit to Wat Saket, Bangkok's Golden Mountain
  • Led by a local historian
  • Golden Mountain Temple , Democracy Monument, and Chao Phraya River
Tour Description
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13 Reviews (4.69)

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REN patiently answered all our questions that covered a host of different subjects. He compassionately kept us out of the direct sun and heat whenever possible. We enjoyed the canal ride and the walk through the market because these are the places that we would not have ventured to on our own as a tourist. We walked away with a much better understanding of Thai history, current Thai politics and the trends of living in Thailand.
I felt an incredible ease with Martin, our docent, from the moment we met. He was extremely knowledgable and thoughtful and was wonderful in indulging us in answering all of our questions, allowing us to leave Bangkok with a well-formed view of its history and culture. I loved traveling by boat during the tour and really enjoyed the stops we made, complete with stunning views and fascinating culture. Thanks again Martin! I can't wait to return to Bangkok, until next time!
Ren was fantastic. Our tour did go a little over but we didn't mind because we were having a great time. Ren was very knowledgeable and it was way better than we had expected. I don't think we would have ever considered taking a boat ride in the canals or the river, but next time we definitely will give it a try on our own! It was really nice to see new areas of Bangkok we hadn't seen and we left the tour feeling more fulfilled than with other tours we have been on. It was great to learn about the different kings, Thai culture, history and politics. Even though we were only in Bangkok for 3 days this tour really enhanced our experience of Thailand.