Bangkok & Region Guide

Thailand’s buzzing capital makes a great holiday base. Visit glittering temples, wander through bustling markets and cruise through Bangkok‘s hidden canals and waterways.

Outside of Bangkok, Kanchanaburi lies in the countryside, close to the River Kwai and its historic sites. The ancient capitals of Sukhothai and Ayutthaya are filled with temples and rich history, giving you a fascinating insight into days gone by.

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Discover Bangkok

Whether you want to visit temples or fancy something a little more adventurous, our Asia Destination Experts can include amazing activities and experiences in your Thailand holiday.

Things to do in Bangkok

  • See the jewel encrusted Grand Palace
  • Whizz through the streets on a tuk tuk
  • Visit the Damnoen Saduak Floating Market
  • See the 700 year old Golden Buddha at Wat Trimit
  • Experience the nightlife of Khao San Road
  • Learn how to cook your favourite Thai dish
  • Take a thrilling ride along the infamous River Kwai railway
  • Enjoy a river cruise to the ancient capital of Ayutthaya
  • Glide through Khao Kheo National Parks canopy on a treetop adventure
  • Shop until you drop in MBK Center, Bangkok’s largest shopping mall

Getting There

By Air – Bangkok has two main airports, Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Muang Airport, which are both roughly 30km from the city centre.

By Road – Taxis to the city centre can be negotiated upfront for a flat rate or choose a metered taxi trip which tends to be slightly cheaper.

By Rail – The quickest way to get into the city is by the Airport Rail Link and takes around 30 minutes.

Getting Around

Thailand’s buzzing capital, Bangkok has great transport links into and around the city.

Combine With

Bangkok is Thailand’s exciting capital city. You can combine it with Northern Thailand or an island or gulf beach resort for a fabulous Thailand experience. Or add Cambodia, Burma or any other Asia destination.

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Bangkok Hotels & Experiences

Our favourite hotels and resorts in and around Bangkok, chosen for their location and value.
These are a great base from which to explore the city on a day tour or go further afield on an overnight experience.

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