Saturday, 17 November 2012

Bangkok Itineray

One of my colleague ask me to list down activities in Bangkok. His wife gonna have girl's trip with friend on November. The main activities is shopping. I never been to Bangkok yet but I try to make this itinerary. Maybe look unorganize.

Let' check it out.

-Arrive Bangkok
-Check in Hotel
-Free and easy

-Heading to Pattaya by minivan (2 hours drive from Bangkok)
-Check in hotel in Pattaya
-visit the sanctuary of truth (temple)
-Mini Siam
-Pattaya Elephant village
-walking street (like night market for shopping)
-at night join tiffany show (lady boy carbaret show) – must see
-nice beach (if spend more days can go island hoping in pattaya)
-Pattaya similar to bali

Day 3
-visit Pattaya Floating Market in the morning
-Back to Bangkok by mini van
-Check in hotel
-shopping at MBK mall & Platinum mall (like bukit bintang in Kuala Lumpur)
-Siam Paragon, Siam Center, Siam Discovery Center
-Patpong night market (designer bag and watch are Patpong speciality, but of course not original)
-Patpong open from 7pm-1am. Stop at Sky Train Sala Daeng station or stop at Metro Silom station

Day 4
-Explore Chatuchak market (pls take note, this market open during weekend only)
-If have time Continue shopping at Siam Paragon area
-as I know you can spend the whole day in Chatuchak market. Have thousand of shop lot

Day 5
-visit Ko Ratanakosin area (Royal area)
=Wat Phra Kaew (Temple of Emerald Buddha). 8.30am-3.30pm
=Grand Palace
=Dusit Palace Park (free with grand palace ticket)
-River boat at Me Nam Chao Phraya(have Lai Kratong event early november)
-China Town & Phahurat (shopping and eating place)
-back to hotel

>>> actually day 5 areas are famous amongst backpackers. Easy to find hostel and budget hotel. The backpackers street located at khao san road.

Day 6
-Day trip to Ayuthaya, the ancient thai history(2 hours from Bangkok, also temple place)
-visit Wat Phra Si Sanphet
-visit Wihaan Phra Monkhon Bophit (huge bronze seated Buddha)
-Ayuthaya Historical study centre
-Back to Bangkok
-Last shopping

Day 7
-Fly back to Indonesia

-to those don't like temple maybe can spend more days at Pattaya or shopping activities.
-If 7 days are too long, just rearrange or cancel some activities
- if just for shopping only, maybe can exclude pattaya and ayuthaya trip and can make it for 4D3N.

References :
Lonelyplanet book
Thai's friend

Additional place : find silom road for nightlife entertainment.


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