The Peninsula Bangkok- One of Bangkok’s most prestigious addresses, the Peninsula offers outstanding service, spacious guestrooms overlooking the river, and countless little luxuries like exotic fruits, and Thai flowers.
Chao Phraya River- This river bisects the city and is a busy waterway used for transportation by an elaborate network of ferries and water taxis. Ride on a commuter canal boat to Ratanakosin Island.
Ratanakosin Island- Take a ride on a commuter canal boat to Ratanakosin Island, the “old city,” which houses many of Bangkok’s most important temples, administrative buildings, and museums.
พระบรมบรรพต (ภูเขาทอง) Golden Mount- Walk up the Golden Mount at Wat Saket for a view of the city before boarding a tuk-tuk (a motorized rickshaw) to the Grand Palace.
Grand Palace- The ceremonial home of the Thai Royal family, and the location of the majestic Temple of the Emerald Buddha, is an awe-inspiring stop!
วัดพระศรีรัตนศาสดาราม (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) วัดพระแก้ว- Also known as Wat Phra Kaew, visit this gleaming temple that houses the country’s most sacred religious image, the Emerald Buddha.
Arun Residence- This is the perfect stop for lunch before continuing to Bangkok’s central market, a labyrinthine maze of stalls along the river. Enjoy a delicious meal, overlooking the beautiful temple Wat Arun.
Bangkok Noi Canal- Take a private boat trip through the canals of “Bangkok Noi” on the Thonburi side of the city. Visit the Amulet Market, selling wearable protection from evil spirits or bad fortune.
วัดเบญจมบพิตรดุสิตวนาราม (The Marble Temple)- Here observe monks practicing their morning chants; take an opportunity to make a ceremonial offering to them.
The Jim Thompson House- . Proceed to the lovely former home of Jim Thompson. Enjoy lunch at the excellent restaurant and then explore the grounds and his art collection; the traditional-style teak home is a must for admirers of Thai antiques and interior design.