Bangkok tour packages & holidays
Bangkok, Thailand's capital, offers something for everyone. It is a huge city full of great shopping, nightlife, good food and tourist attractions. You can admire Buddhist temples, get a Thai massage, shop in some of the best shopping malls in Asia or visit floating markets. If you are planning to travel to the islands in southern Thailand for a beach holiday, make sure to stop in Bangkok for a few days. There are excellent hotels in the city too, including many luxury hotels with views over the Chao Phraya River.
Bangkok attracts all types of visitors. There is a lot to see and do for budget travelers or for luxury travelers. Major tourist attractions include the many Buddhist temples: Wat Pho is one of the most important. The Grand Palace and the adjacent temple of the Emerald Buddha are must-see attractions on sightseeing tours. There are street markets everywhere, but the biggest is the Chatuchak weekend market. The Sukhumvit area has many great restaurants and bars, and there are also many affordable and mid-range hotels here. Street food is delicious, and Bangkok also has excellent restaurants that offer local food and foods from around the world.
Bangkok's climate is mostly hot and humid. The hottest months are March and April. The rainy season starts in June although there can be rain showers at any time. Bangkok offers festivals and events around the year, although the Songkran water festival in April is one of the most famous parties in the city. The modern and air-conditioned Skytrain is an easy way to move around Bangkok and it runs from early morning to late at night. Bangkok is an exciting, cosmopolitan and modern city, but it still has a Thai flavor that visitor’s fall in love with.