Bangkok By Rivers and Rail - An Interpretive Guide

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Exploring the city can be the best way to learn about its history, culture, and environment. Come take a ride through Bangkok by rivers and rail to learn some of Nathan Yee's favourite spots in Bangkok as written in his blog...

About This Tour

Welcome! Bangkok By River and Rail is an interpretive guide that will bring you throughout Thailand's capital to five unique points of interest. This tour incorporates a variety of the city's well known features as well as a lesser-known places. The destinations and activities incorporated in this tour share a theme that will encourage you to enjoy the local culture ranging from food to history, and so much more. As a city that is frequently visited by tourists, you are encouraged to take your time to explore the all these places and the rich culture that they contain.

It is recommended that you travel by rivers and rail. By learning about the BTS (Skytrain), the MRT (subway), and Khlong Saen Saep river taxi systems, you will develop an understanding of how to get around Bangkok by the choice methods of travel by locals. Each of the destinations highlighted in this tour have been selected to represent significant historical and/or cultural features of Bangkok. This tour focuses on providing you with an intimate experience that gives you a first-hand look into the city to learn about the culture.

One of the benefits of traveling in Bangkok is the closeness to other amazing attractions like the shopper's paradise, Siam Paragon; and the history-lover's favourite destination, the Grand Palace. When planning to take this tour, it is advised to break it into two days so you can get the most out of each area.

Enjoy your travels via the rivers and rail as you learn about Bangkok culture. Have fun and be safe!

Points of interest in this Tour include:

Click on a destination below (in boldface) to be directed to individual guide pages. You can get a more in-depth personal overview of each destination from Nathan Yee's blog posts, which are linked below in italics, or are accessible from the individual guide pages.

Click the image below for a Google map and itinerary of the entire tour: