Private Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha & Reclining Buddha (Morning Visit) - Half-day Tour
Appreciate the majestic presence of the Grand Palace, the most renowned national landmark in Bangkok
Behold the delicate artwork of Emerald Buddha image with your own eyes
Learn Thai folklore through the architecture of various temples around the area, where Buddhist notions lies within
Enjoy shopping at Tha Thien Market and visit Temple of the Reclining Buddha
Good for: Spiritual Experience, Selfies, Culture Vultures, Learning & Development, Fun-Loving Families, World Heritage
08:30-09:30 Pick up at your hotel (for central Bangkok area)
09:30-10:00 Make the way to Grand Palace
10:00-11:45 Explore Grand Palace and visit Temple of the Emerald Buddha
11:45-12:30 Make the way to “Wat Pho” and enjoy shopping at Tha Thien Market
12:30-13:15 Visit Temple of the Reclining Buddha or “Wat Pho”
13:15-13:30 Drop off at your hotel
What You’ll Experience
As the residence of Thailand’s royal families in the past, the majestic golden Grand Palace always comes in visitors’ top list. This tour will take you around Thai sacred complex to appreciate exquisite architecture and interiors of various buildings, for example, Royal Coronation Hall and Royal Funeral Hall where historical moments occurred.
“Wat Phra Kaew” or Emerald Buddha Temple is also located in the complex. There you can learn Thai folklore through the architecture of the grand royal temple, where Buddhist notions lies within. And don’t miss the opportunity to behold the delicate artwork of Emerald Buddha image with your own eyes!
Temple of the Reclining Buddha or “Wat Pho” and Tha Thien Market are also located near the palace complex within walking distance. Enjoy shopping around this colorful local market to your heart's content. Then, continue your journey at Temple of the Reclining Buddha, classified as the highest status among the first-class royal temples. This place also has been recognized by UNESCO in its Memory of the World Programme. Most importantly, it is the birthplace of traditional Thai massage which is still taught and practiced at the temple nowadays.