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Private Tour of Bangkok's Temples Including Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)

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Overview
Visit three famous temples in Bangkok on a half-day tour with your own private guide. Take in the golden wonders of Wat Pho, the Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit), and the Marble Temple (Wat Benchamabophit). Your guide shows you highlights, including the Golden Buddha statue, the reclining Buddha, and Bangkok’s Chinatown. Learn about Thai Buddhism and cultural traditions from your guide, and choose from a morning or afternoon tour.
Highlights
  • In Bangkok, listen to your guide’s commentary about Thai Buddhism
  • Learn from the guide about Thai architectural styles at each temple
  • Stroll around the famous reclining Buddha statue at Wat Pho
  • Take in three of Bangkok's most important temples on a private tour
What to Expect
After morning or afternoon pickup at your centrally located Bangkok hotel, ride in an air-conditioned private vehicle to the temples. At Wat Traimit, see the Golden Buddha, a statue that weighs 5.5 tons and is made from solid gold. Continue to Wat Pho by walking through the bustling lanes of Bangkok’s Chinatown, a vibrant district established more than 200 years ago. See the massive reclining Buddha statue, a smiling wonder that stretches about 150 feet (46 meters). Note the intricate carvings on the feet and other beautiful touches in the temple. Your final temple is Wat Benchamabophit, constructed of marble slabs imported from Italy. Your guide shares commentary about the site, as you walk through open-air corridors lined with Buddha statues and into lofty temple buildings with intricate decorations. Your tour concludes at the Gems Gallery.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We Pick up from all hotels in the city center of Bangkok.
Departure Point: Pick up from Bangkok city hotels 20 - 45 minutes prior to the departure time
Return point: Returns back to your hotel
Duration
3h
Return Details
Tour concludes at Gems Gallery
Inclusions
  • Admissions Fees to all 3 Temples
  • Hotel Pick up: Round transportation - back and forth to the hotel (selected hotels only)
  • Transportation by private vehicule
  • Private Local English Spoken Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit)
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Phra Chetuphon
  • Entry/Admission - Wat Benchamabophit (The Marble Temple)
  • Entry/Admission - Gems Gallery International Manufacturer
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Restroom facilities available
  • You must provide your hotel details at time of booking, failure to do so may result in cancellation
  • Dress Code: There is a strict dress code for visiting the Grand Palace. The Temple of the Emerald Buddha is Thailand's most sacred site. Visitors must be properly dressed before being allowed entry to the temple. Men must wear long pants and shirts with sleeves - no sleeveless tops. If you're wearing sandals or flip-flops you must wear socks (in other words, no bare feet.) Women must be similarly modestly dressed. No see-through clothes, bare shoulders, etc. It is also recommended to not wear bright colors
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We booked the afternoon city tour and our guide met us at our hotel. She was lovely and friendly and very knowledgable. We really enjoyed the tour and it was a great start to our vacation to see some Temples but also learn our way around the city. Pearl was really nice and a
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The guide my husband & I had was very good & explained everything we needed to know in detail & also was very polite & patient especially with my husband who has trouble walking. I would highly recommend this tour company.
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We went on 3 temple tour,guide friendly but kept giving us information that was not related.Language remains a barrier😩temples were amazing but weather became extremely bad with torrential rain,thunder and lightening.We cut tour short as a bit perilous walking around on wet
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Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Private Tour of Bangkok's Temples Including Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
Responded 3 weeks ago
We are sorry to hear you were facing with unpredictable bad weather and apologies if our guide is lack of knowledge and English skills. We will investigate this case and try to develop our service from your feedback. Thank you very much for bringing this matter to our attention.
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Water pho is amazing place I ever been. The giant reclining Buddha is so peaceful. There has different kind of mental peace and relaxing. I will go again to take mediation. It is completely worth trip .
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Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Private Tour of Bangkok's Temples Including Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
Responded 1 Oct 2019
Wat Pho is one of the most famous temples in Bangkok and very peaceful as you said. You can find an amazing traditional Thai massage there when you go next time for your meditation. Thank you very much for your great review.
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Glad I saw the major temples however it was too hot outside to completely enjoy. But the temples were amazing.
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Response from TourEastThailand, Manager at Private Tour of Bangkok's Temples Including Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho)
Responded 1 Oct 2019
Sorry to hear that you had to face with Bangkok heat. But we are happy at least you enjoyed the temples. Thank you for choosing Tour East Thailand.
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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