Best Day Trips From Bangkok

1.Ayutthaya Temples & Floating Market Day Trip from Bangkok

Ayutthaya Temples & Floating Market Day Trip from Bangkok

Overview

Venture to the beautiful Ayutthaya Temples on this day tour from Bangkok city. On your tour, you’ll learn all about the enigmatic history of Siam’s second capital city, as well as enjoying a leisurely visit to the Floating Market where you can pick up some local produce and souvenirs from a traditional Thai market and the stunning Bang Pa-In Palace.

Highlights

  • Lunch and a boat tour through the incredible Floating Markets of Bangkok
  • Pay a visit to the Bang Pa-In Palace
  • Enjoy learning some historic facts about the Ayutthaya Temples

Includes

  • Air-conditioned vehicle transportation
  • Local tour guide and driver

Duration: 8 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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2.Mahasawat Canal - Rural Farm Tour

Mahasawat Canal - Rural Farm Tour

Overview

This Rural Farm Tour is a charming and unique way to experience Thai culture away from the heaving city life of Bangkok. You will learn about local agriculture and meet local farmers, as well as enjoying some delicious tropical fruits and traditional Thai snacks. This tour is great for those who have already seen the main sights in the city and want to experience a more authentic side to Bangkok.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Try some yummy tropical fruits
  • Visit a local rural farm and enjoy learning from the locals
  • Take a calming cruise down the Mahasawat Canal

Includes

  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Local expert tour guide
  • Round-trip private transfer

Duration: 6 hours

Rating: 4/5

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3.AMAZING Baan Kru Thani - Thai Traditional Culture Life

AMAZING Baan Kru Thani - Thai Traditional Culture Life

Overview

Visit the incredible working farm in Baan Kru Thani and learn more about agricultural practices in Bangkok from local farmers. You will be able to wander around the farm and enjoy traditional Thai cuisines, as well as learning more about the Thai farming culture.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Great tour for those wanting to escape Bangkok city
  • Opportunity to learn from local farmers
  • Take part in numerous Baan Kru Thani activities

Includes

  • Hotel transfers
  • Professional, English-speaking tour guide
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water

Duration: 5 hours

Rating: 4/5

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4.Private Tour to Tha Kha Floating Market from Bangkok

Private Tour to Tha Kha Floating Market from Bangkok

Overview

Pay a visit to the Tha Kha Floating Market on this day tour from Bangkok. Purchase some souvenirs from the many vendors selling items such as cloths and carvings, coconuts and various other fruits, local delicacies and handmade crafts. This tour is a beautiful way to experience some quintessentially Thai culture as you get to try out the traditional way of Bangkok bargaining on the Floating Market.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Visit the Tha Kha Floating Market
  • Explore a hidden jungle temple
  • Pay your respects to the golden Buddha statue at Wat Bang Koong

Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Private tour with driver and guide

Duration: 6 hours

Rating: 5

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5.Private Erawan Waterfall & Kanchanaburi Highlights from Bangkok

Private Erawan Waterfall & Kanchanaburi Highlights from Bangkok

Overview

Visit the numerous iconic sites of Kanchanaburi, just out of the city of Bangkok, on this epic day tour. You will visit the spectacular Erawan Waterfall, see the Krasae Buddha Cave and embark on a train ride on The Burma Railway (often also referred to as the Death Railway!).

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • See the Bridge Over the River Kwai
  • Admire the impressive water at Erawan Waterfall
  • Take a train ride and learn about the history of The Burma Railway

Includes

  • Professional tour guide
  • One meal
  • Bottled water
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle

Duration: 12 to 13 hours

Rating: 5

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6.From Bangkok: Kanchanaburi Tour, Railway & Floating markets

From Bangkok: Kanchanaburi Tour, Railway & Floating markets

Overview

This tour is a great one to embark on from Bangkok as it offers you the flexibility to tailor the itinerary to suit you. Some of the sights that you will want to visit on this tour include the MaeKlong Railway Market and the Damnoensaduak Floating Market. You will enjoy learning all about the history of these iconic Kanchanaburi markets and their significance within Bangkok’s culture.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Visit the two main markets of Kanchanaburi from Bangkok
  • Enjoy learning about the markets’ history
  • Purchase some unique and authentic souvenirs to take home with you

Includes

  • Traditional Thai lunch, desserts and a drink
  • Hotel transfers
  • English-speaking tour guide

Duration: 12 to 13 hours

Rating: 5

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7.From Bangkok: Kanchanaburi Highlights 1-Day Small Group Tou

From Bangkok: Kanchanaburi Highlights 1-Day Small Group Tou

Overview

This excellent group tour from Bangkok takes you on a journey back in time to see the famous Bridge on the River Kwai that was famously built by prisoners of war during WW2. It’s a great experience to enjoy with a small group of travellers as you will be taken around some incredibly important sites not too far from Bangkok city, near the town of Kanchanaburi

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Explore the JEATH War Museum
  • Visit and learn about the construction of the Death Railway
  • See numerous artefacts from the war and its prisoners

Includes

  • Entrance fees
  • Train fee on the Death Railway Track
  • English-speaking tour guide

Duration: 10 hours

Rating: 4/5

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8.From Bangkok: Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Day Trip

From Bangkok: Elephant Jungle Sanctuary Day Trip

Overview

This day tour from Bangkok takes you on a trip to the Elephant Jungle Sanctuary where you’ll get to learn more about the ethical sanctuary, as well as interact with the elephants. Take some unforgettable pictures with the gentle giants and learn more about what can be done to protect them in the wild.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Try a delicious Pad Thai lunch with seasonal fruits
  • Spend a few hours with the elephants in the sanctuary
  • Learn more about this history and the conservation efforts

Includes

  • Traditional Karen outfit
  • Bottled water
  • Food to feed the elephants
  • Traditional Thai lunch and fruit
  • Tour guide and driver
  • Photography service to document your experience

Duration: 8 hours

Rating: 5

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9.Bangkok Shore Excursion: Private Grand Palace and Buddhist Temples Tour

Bangkok Shore Excursion: Private Grand Palace and Buddhist Temples Tour

Overview

You’ll need to be ready for an action-packed day of exploration on this epic tour from Bangkok! Throughout the day, you’ll visit numerous Buddhist temples and religious structures such as Wat Phra Kaew where you’ll see the iconic Emerald Buddha, Wat Traimit and Wat Benchamabophit! It’s sure to be a very busy day, but it’s a tour that will allow you to see the best sights in and around Bangkok!

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Visit the Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew
  • See numerous temples such as Wat Pho and the Temple of the Reclining Buddha
  • See the Golden Buddha and the Marble Buddha statues

Includes

  • Transport for the day
  • Lunch
  • English-speaking tour guide

Duration: 8 hours

Rating: 5

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10.Private Excursion to Ayutthaya World Heritage and Lopburi Monkey Temple

Private Excursion to Ayutthaya World Heritage and Lopburi Monkey Temple

Overview

Take a private boat tour around Ayutthaya Historical Park and see the famous Lopburi Monkey Temple on this culturally enriching day tour from Bangkok. You’ll travel in style and comfort from the city in a private vehicle to your destinations, where you’ll have the whole day to wander around and explore.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Private day tour from Bangkok to Ayutthaya Sites
  • Visit the incredible Monkey Temple
  • See the Wat Phra Sri Sanphet and the Ancient Palace on your way

Includes

  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Pickup and drop off
  • Bottled water
  • Toll and parking fees

Duration: 8 to 9 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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11.Khao Yai National Park with Waterfall & Hiking

Khao Yai National Park with Waterfall & Hiking

Overview

Visit the spectacular World Heritage Site of Khao Yai National Park and spend the day wandering through its fascinating gardens. Learn more about the home of some of the most incredible and rare flora and fauna and then head to Haew Narok Waterfall and Khorat Plateau for more exploring opportunities!

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • See some of the biggest attractions inside Khao Yai National Park
  • Enjoy a dip in the Haew Narok Waterfall
  • Hike through the Park and discover more of its incredible wildlife

Includes

  • National Park entrance fees
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Park Ranger guide
  • Hotel transfers
  • Lunch in a local restaurant to try some traditional Thai food

Duration: 12 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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12.Chachoengsao Day Trip Including Bang Pakong River Cruise from Bangkok

Chachoengsao Day Trip Including Bang Pakong River Cruise from Bangkok

Overview

Explore the fascinating, culturally diverse town of Chachoengsao on this day trip from Bangkok. During your tour, you will pay a visit to the town’s beautiful markets such as Khlong Suan Market and Buddhist temples, as well as cruising along the Bang Pakong River, just like a true local!

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Visit Chachoengsao and explore its many attractions and sights
  • See the Palm Sap Village and Wat Saman Rattanaram and Wat Pho Bangkla
  • Pick up some souvenirs at one of the many markets in the area

Includes

  • Small group tour for a more enjoyable experience
  • Transport in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan
  • Free pickup and drop off
  • Juice, bottled water and snacks throughout the day
  • River cruise

Duration: 9 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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13.Amphawa Floating Market and Firefly Tour from Bangkok

Amphawa Floating Market and Firefly Tour from Bangkok

Overview

This tour is a great way to experience some traditional Thai culture from Bangkok as you’ll pay a visit to the aptly named “Risky Market”; called so due to its close proximity to the train track that runs right through the middle of it! As part of your tour, you will also get to see the Amphawa Floating Market; a place where hundreds of local vendors sell their goods and produce from boats on the river!

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Visit the Risky Market
  • Pick up some souvenirs and treasures to take home with you at the Amphawa Floating Market
  • Possibility of seeing the elusive fireflies of the river at night

Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Entrance to the Floating Market
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Local tour guide

Duration: 9 to 10 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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14.Full-Day Private or Group Bangkok Tour from Pattaya With Lunch

Full-Day Private or Group Bangkok Tour from Pattaya With Lunch

Overview

This jam-packed day from Bangkok takes you to numerous sites away from the city including Wat Po, the Grand Palace and the Golden Buddha. You will also explore the vibrant area of Chinatown and cruise down the Chao Phraya River.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Take a trip down the river of Chao Phraya
  • Visit the Golden Buddha and pay your respects at the impressive statue
  • Wander through Chinatown and try some of the local cuisines

Includes

  • Transfers from your hotel
  • Boat trip down the river
  • Lunch
  • Taxes and local fees

Duration: 11 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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15.Private: Koh Larn Day Tour by Big Boat

Private: Koh Larn Day Tour by Big Boat

Overview

Take a day trip from the busy city centre of Bangkok to the more peaceful area of Pattaya. You will visit Coral Island where you can snorkel, sunbathe, swim or even parasail. The nearby Tawaen Beach provides ample opportunity for you to take part in numerous water sports activities such as banana boat riding, parasailing, jet skiing and more! You can even hire a motorbike for a few hours and take yourself off on a quick trip around the island!

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Visit Koh Larn Island and enjoy the beach for the day
  • Take part in water-based activities such as snorkelling and swimming
  • Visit Tawaen Beach and enjoy luxuriating in the stunning sand and sea

Duration: 10 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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16.Khao Yai National Park & Thai Cooking Experience

Khao Yai National Park & Thai Cooking Experience

Overview

This day tour provides some of the best Thai culture experiences, all in one day! You will visit a local produce market where you’ll choose some fresh produce to create your own bespoke meals at a Thai cooking class! After this (and once you’ve tried your creation, of course!), you will enjoy a short hike through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Khao Yai National Park and the Haew Narok Waterfall.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Take part in a traditional Thai cooking class
  • Taste test some of your creations
  • Visit the Khao Yai National Park and enjoy a short walk

Includes

  • Hotel transfers
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • Ingredients to create your own Thai meal
  • A special souvenir to remember your experience

Duration: 11 hours

Rating: 4/5

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17.Bangkok Canal Tour by Boat and Bike

Bangkok Canal Tour by Boat and Bike

Overview

Enjoy a unique way of exploring Bangkok via bike and boat on this intriguing day tour! You will visit some of the city’s less frequented neighbourhoods, explore beautiful Buddhist temples and see the impressive stature that is the Grand Palace. You will also travel down the Chao Phraya River on a boat, where you tour guide will point out various landmarks as you go.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Pass the Grand Palace on your boat tour along the Chao Phraya River
  • See the city by bike and boat on an epic tour around Bangkok
  • Visit the Grand Palace and watch a traditional Thai puppet show

Includes

  • Use of bike and helmet
  • Canal cruise
  • Lunch and bottled water
  • Professional tour guide

Duration: 5 hours

Rating: 5

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18.Erawan National Park Small Group Tour - Full Day

Erawan National Park Small Group Tour - Full Day

Overview

Experience some of Thailand’s most important historic sites on this full day tour from Bangkok. Visit the Erawan National Park and the JEATH Museum where you’ll learn more about the city’s role in World War 2. See the Bridge over the River Kwai and learn about the impact that the War had on the region and its prisoners of war.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Take a small group tour to learn about the history of WW2 in Kanchanaburi
  • See the Bridge over the River Kwai
  • Experience a more harrowing, yet still incredibly important part of Thailand

Includes

  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fees
  • Hotel transfers

Duration: 12 hours

Rating: 4.5/5

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19.Bangkok Private Tours with Public Transportation

Bangkok Private Tours with Public Transportation

Overview

Take a tour of the “City of Angels” via public transport on this tour around Bangkok. See some of the city’s most famous sights such as the Floating Markets, the canals and the Grand Palace. Take a trip to some of Bangkok’s Buddhist temples and learn about the teachings of Buddha.

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • See the Wat Phra Kaeo Temple
  • Enjoy a traditional Thai massage and learn about the processes at the Wat Pho Thai Massage School
  • See the Temple of Dawn

Includes

  • English speaking guide

Duration: 6 to 8 hours

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20.Amazing Pattaya Experience Tour

Amazing Pattaya Experience Tour

Overview

Visit a spectacular viewpoint that overlooks Pattaya Bay, see the Big Buddha Temple for yourself and tick off as many of the top landmarks in Pattaya as possible on this incredible day tour! You will also get to see The Sanctuary of Truth, the Pattaya Floating Market and the famous Buddha Mountain as part of your tour!

Tour highlights:

Highlights

  • Visit Pattaya Bay viewpoint and the Floating Market
  • Go to Jomtien Beach
  • See the town’s numerous Buddhist temples and the Pattaya City Sign

Includes

  • Lunch
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking tour guide

Duration: 8 hours

Rating: 5

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FAQs about Bangkok Day trips

Bangkok day trips are special, professionally-guided tours which are designed to take you on long hour trips outside Bangkok city or sometimes combine various Bangkok main attractions together at a low cost just to occupy your day with fun-filled moments and interesting activities.

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How much is a Day tour from Bangkok?

Bangkok day trips are trips that take you on a day exploration inside or outside a city. They vary in days (including: Bangkok multiple day tour, day trips outside Bangkok city, day trips in Bangkok city), and varies also in prices based on type of Bangkok day trips starting from €11.04 to €5535.71.