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Bangkok Trip Planner

Bangkok, also called the ‘City of Angels’ is one of the most favourite destination for people traveling to Asia. Bangkok has many attractions, sites and activities to choose from and tourist usually spend two or three days in the city of Bangkok before heading out to the more adventurous places within and around the country. Bangkok is known for its large temples, palaces, street food, shopping, tuk-tuk rides, spices, and a lively nightlife. Use the Bangkok trip planner and plan your perfect trip to Bangkok.

Step 1: Planning a trip to Bangkok

To start using the Bangkok trip planner to plan your trip, you need to decide your travel dates and duration. Once your travel dates are decided, the next step is to decide on how to reach Bangkok. Choose your flights along with the arrival and departure timings, this will help the trip planner come up with a flawless trip plan.

Once the destination and dates along with arrival and departure timings are entered in the trip planner, the planner will give you an option to choose from a tailor-made Bangkok travel plan or you can proceed to build your own Bangkok trip plan.

Step 2: Using Bangkok attraction planner to plan your days

If you choose to build your own trip plan using the Bangkok trip planner, one of the most important things to do is make a list of attractions and sites that you would like to visit. Thus, as you plan a trip to Bangkok, make sure you keep a list of your preferred attractions ready.

As you start planning your Bangkok trip plan, you can select from the list of attractions and drag & drop them in your plan. Make sure that while using the Bangkok trip planner to add attractions and sites to your plan, you also take into consideration the time that you would be spending at each of these places and also the mode of transportation that you would be using to move from one place to another. The trip planner will also help you check the bus and rail timings that will help you plan your Bangkok trip better. 

Travelling within Bangkok:

  • By public transit: BTS Skytrain, Metro, BRT Sathon-Ratchaphruek Line and SRT Light Red Line are some of the options when trying to move within the city.
  • By boat: Along the Chao Phraya River, is the Chao Phraya Express Boat, an aquatic bus that can be used to get from one point to another. Another option is the Saen Saep Express Boat along the Saen Saep Canal and a few river taxis.
  • By Taxis: While moving on the road, you can use metered taxis, tuk-tuks, and motorbike taxis for your commute.
  • By car: You can rent a car and drive around the city by yourself.
  • By bus: Many local buses that are operated by Bangkok Mass Transit Authority area available to tourists to get from one place to another.

Recommended top sightseeing places to add to your Bangkok trip plan are as follows: Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), Temple of the Emerald Buddha (Wat Phra Kaew), The Grand Palace and Temple of the Golden Buddha (Wat Traimit). People travelling with family & kids can add the following places to your trip to Bangkok: Safari World, Chao Phraya River and Lumpini Park.

Step 3: Find the most suitable place to stay in Bangkok

Bangkok being one of the most favourite destinations among traveller traveling to Asia, the city offers a range of accommodation options from five-star chain hotels to homestays. You can select and compare from wide range of accommodations and book them instantly as you use the TripHobo’s Bangkok trip planner

As you proceed to use our trip planner to plan your trip to Bangkok, the planner will also suggest you the available tours for the attractions that you have selected. After you finish planning your trip using the Bangkok trip planner, a tour booking tab will take you through a various Bangkok tours available on TripHobo.

Bangkok Travel Planner - Suggested Trip Plans

Use below sample Bangkok trip plan for travelers traveling with family and kids.

Day 1 of Bangkok trip with family

  • Grand Palace: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Landmark
    The official residence of the kings of Siam since the 18th century, Grand Palace is a complex of building situated in the city of Bangkok.
    Added 248.9K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: Na Phra Lan Rd, Maharaj Pier | next to Wat Phra Kaeo Temple Complex, Bangkok, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs
  • Rose Garden: Art And Culture, Outdoors, Sport, Garden
    The Rose Garden Thai Village offers many cultural performance like the traditional Thai folk dancing, Thai boxing, sword fighting, and an elephant show.
    Added 29.2K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: Khlong Toei, Bangkok, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs
  • Damnoen Saduak Floating Market: Outdoors, Market, Family And Kids
    A floating market that lets you experience the bygone era of Thailand’s life, Damnoen Saduak Floating Market is a great place to see the bustling and exotic Thailand.
    Added 97.3K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: Damnoen Saduak, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 01:00 Hrs
  • Wat Pho Reclining Buddha: Religious Site, Temple, Statue, Family And Kids
    Located just south of the Grand Palace is the Wat Pho, a Buddhist temple that features Buddha in a reclining position. The reclining of the statue of Buddha represents his entry into the state of Nirvana.
    Added 333K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 2 Sanamchai Road, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok, Thailand 10200, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs
  • Bangkok Wat Arun: Religious Site, Temple, Landmark, River
    Located on the Thonburi, the west bank of Chao Phraya River is the Wat Arun temple which is also locally known as Wat Chaeng.
    Added 268.9K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: Wang Doem, Bangkok Yai, Bangkok, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs

Day 2 of Bangkok trip with family

  • Wat Saket: Religious Site, Temple, View Point, Family and Kids
    Wat Saket is a Buddhist temple atop a hill which is also known as the Golden Mount or ‘Phu Khao Thong’.
    Added 112K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 344 Ban Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs
  • Wat Traimit: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
    Wat Traimit is a Buddhist temple that is home to the world's largest gold seated Buddha measuring almost five metres in height and is located in the Chinatown.
    Added 159.5K times in trip plans
    Address: Wat Traimit, Thanon Mittaphap Thai-China, Talat Noi, Samphanthawong, Bangkok 10100, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs
  • Jim Thompson House: Art And Culture, Family And Kids
    Dedicated to American businessman and architect Jim Thompson, this house, now converted to a museum houses his art collections.
    Added 180.6K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 01:00 Hrs
  • Lumpini Park: Outdoors, Park, Leisure, Family And Kids
    A park in the middle of the city offers large open space for picnics, trees, playgrounds and also has a man-made lake at its centre..
    Added 174K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: Rama IV Road, Bangkok, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs
  • The National Museum: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Museum, Family And Kids
    Also called the Bangkok National Museum, this museum houses the largest collection of Thai art and artefacts and is considered to be one of the largest museums in Southeast Asia.
    Added 63.7K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 4 Na Phra That, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs

Entertainment on mind? Use below sample Bangkok trip plan for travelers traveling solo, with group of friends.

Day 1 of Bangkok trip curated for solo travelers, couples and friends

  • Siam Paragon: Aquarium, Cinema, Mall, Shopping Center
    The third largest mall in Thailand, Siam Paragon is a shoppers’ paradise when it comes to luxury shopping. Some of the stores include Ferrari and Jimmy Choo.
    Added 133.9K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 991/1 1st Floor, Rama I Road, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 04:00 Hrs
  • Mbk center: Food And Drinks, Mall, Shopping Center
    Mbk Centre is also known as the Mahboonkrong. Featuring 8 floors, this shopping mall has over 2000 stores located here.
    Added 91.3K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 444 Phayathai Rd, Bangkok, Pathumwan 10330, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 04:00 Hrs
  • Sky Bar: Bar, View Point, Food And Drinks, Dine In
    Located on the 64th floor of the State Tower is the Sky Bar, the world’s highest open-air bar which lets you enjoy the cool, clear evenings while sipping on some cocktails.
    Added 114.2K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: The Dome at lebua 63rd floor, 1055/42 Silom Road, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:30 Hrs
  • Mandarin Oriental: Hotel, Bar, Outdoors, Landmark, Food And Drinks
    Added 98.7K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 48 Oriental Avenue, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 04:00 Hrs


Day 2 of Bangkok trip curated for solo travelers, couples and friends

  • Central World Plaza: Mall, Shopping Center, Family And Kids
    The third largest in Asia and the tenth largest in the world, Central World Plaza is a large shopping complex located in Bangkok.
    Added 124.2K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 494 Rajdamri Rd, Khwaeng Pathum Wan, Khet Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 04:00 Hrs
  • Jim Thompson House: Art And Culture, Family And Kids
    Added 180.3K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: 6 Soi Kasemsan 2, Rama 1 Rd, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 01:00 Hrs
  • State Tower: Outdoors, View Point, Restaurant, Family and kids
    The State Tower is a large skyscraper overlooking the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok which houses many hotels and restaurants.
    Added 128.1K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: Silom Rd, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 02:00 Hrs
  • Sukhumvit: Outdoors, Food And Drinks, Club, Dine In
    Sukhumvit is a district and the commercial centre of Bangkok and has many hotels, shopping malls and nightlife hotspots along its roads.
    Added 28.6K times in Bangkok trip planner
    Address: Bangkok, Khlong Toei Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110, Thailand
    Plan to visit for: 03:00 Hrs

How Bangkok Trip Planning Tool Will Help You?

The Bangkok trip planner will let you plan perfect route to take while moving within or between the cities and its attractions. It will also suggest you the must visit places and help you book Bangkok hotels and attractions instantly. As you move around working on this well-integrated tool, The Bangkok online travel planner with help you create a Bangkok itinerary that is tailor-made just for you.

Plan a multi-city trip: Using this tool, you can also plan a multi-city trip. Pattaya, Kanchanaburi, Hua Hin and Ko Chang can be visited on a day trip from Bangkok.

  • Pattaya: Plan a trip to Pattaya, a popular beach destination that is known for its lively nightlife.
  • Kanchanaburi: Situated at the confluence of rivers Kwai Noi and Kwai Yai, plan a visit  to Kanchanaburi, an upcoming popular tourist attraction in Thailand known for its laid-back atmosphere.
  • Hua Hin: Hua Hin Trip Planner helps you plan a perfect day trip from Bangkok to this seaside resort situated along the Gulf of Thailand.

Popular cities in Thailand for planning your next travel

For those having a couple of extra days, Thailand has some of the best tropical beaches and forests to offer to its visitors. Use the Bangkok trip planning tool to plan a multi city tour and visit Thailand’s best known places like: Phuket, Krabi, Koh Samui and Chiang Mai.

  • Plan a trip to Phuket: Take a flight from Bangkok to visit Thailand’s most popular rain forested island. Located in the Andaman Sea, visit Phuket and explore its crystal-clear waters and hilly terrains.
  • Krabi: Planning a trip to Krabi will give you the chance to explore its clear beaches, the famous limestone karsts and the mangroves.
  • Ko Samui: The second largest island in the Gulf of Thailand, take a trip to Ko Samui where you would be greeted by the breath-taking views of the beaches lined with palms, thick rainforests and coconut groves.
  • Chiang Mai: A mountainous city in the northern part of Thailand, plan a trip to Chiang Mai and explore many century old Buddhist temples and the city’s misty .


Bangkok Travel Tips - Before You Travel

7 things to know before traveling to Bangkok

  1. Visit a local tourist office in Bangkok which will give you an access to most of the attractions in the city along with its map.
  2. Bangkok follows the GMT/UTC 07:00 hour.
  3. Thailand is known for its massages but avoid going to shady massage parlours.
  4. While in Bangkok, do not talk about the king while in public.
  5. Make sure you are dressed conservatively while visiting the temples in Bangkok. Always check if there is a “Remove Shoes” sign before entering the temple.
  6. Use public transportation like the Subway (BTS) or rail (MRT) for faster, cheaper and convenient travel within the city.
  7. Even though English is widely spoken in Bangkok, learn a few basic phrases in Thai. This will help you negotiate well with the local street vendors and taxi drivers.


Tips for visitors to Bangkok’s nightlife

Bangkok is known for its infamous red light districts and below are a few tips for visitors planning a trip to Bangkok who look forward to enjoying its nightlife:

  1. Bangkok’s nightlife is quite safe and there are many bars and massage parlours that offer various performances to keep their customers happy
  2. Most bars charge an entry fee and will also check your IDs
  3. The three major red light districts in Bangkok are: Patpong, Nana and Soi Cowboy and filled with minimally dressed women
  4. Legal age for prostitution in Thailand is 18-year-old
  5. Most hotels in Bangkok are guest friendly but charge the joiners on a per night basis. The hotels will also ask for an ID of the joiner.
  6. Make sure you keep emergency contact numbers handy in case of an unforeseen event

Visa

Now that you have finalized your plan to visit Bangkok, the next step to obtain a tourist visa. Getting a tourist visa to Bangkok is very easy. Thailand provides a tourist Visa on Arrival (VoA) service to residents of many countries from around the globe. Make sure you check Thailand Embassy’s official website or visit its consulate that is located in your city to make sure that your country is listed and that you are eligible for a Visa on Arrival. Also make sure that you carry all the required documents with you before you arrive in Bangkok. Alternatively, you can also apply for a tourist visa in your country, prior to your arrival in Bangkok, to avoid waiting in long visa queues at the airport.


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