Thailand is one of the most commonly visited tourist destinations in the world, with Bangkok and Pattaya being amongst the most popular cities in the country. They are bustling cities that offer (Read More)you a mix of beaches, water sports, beautiful Buddhist temples, historical sites, markets, cultural programs, tasty food and more. Holidify has a multitude of Bangkok and Pattaya tour packages that are budget-friendly.
Bangkok, the capital city, is a metropolitan city with a rich culture and heritage. The Grand Palace should undoubtedly be on your travel itinerary; home to the royals since the 18th century, it features lawns, courtyards, halls, pavilion sets etc. The city is also renowned for its gorgeous monasteries such as Wat Pho which is within the Grand Palace, Wat Arun and Wat Mangkon Kamalawat.
When you travel to Bangkok, you must take a ferry across the Chao Phraya River while enjoying views of some of the city’s attractions. You can also opt for an evening cruise where you can have a nice dinner, dance, watch a show etc. Do visit Muang Boran, the world’s largest open-air museum that includes mini-museums, sculptures, gardens and replicas of Thailand’s major historical sites.
For some shopping and taste of local cuisine, head over to Soi Cowboy, Chatuchak Market, Chinatown or Khao San Road. You can also enjoy some live shows that depict local culture or visit museums like the National Museum and Suan Pakkad Palace. While on a trip to Bangkok, you must also visit the coastal city of Pattaya.
Head over to beaches such as Pattaya Beach and Jomtien Beach for sunbathing, swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, parasailing, jet skiing etc. Next, you must hike up to Pattaya Viewpoint, especially at dawn or dusk, for mesmerising views of the bay. Walking through the Nong Nooch Botanical Garden would be great too.
Bangkok, Pattaya tour packages also include heritage sites like Wat Phra Khao Yai, The Sanctuary of Truth and Wat Yansangwararam. Perhaps you would enjoy interacting with various wild and marine life at the Elephant Village, Khao Kheow Open Zoo and Underwater World. If you want to shop a little, go to the Pattaya Night Bazaar, Walking Street or Mimosa Pattaya famous for its oriental European charm.
When you travel to Bangkok and Pattaya, you can also visit other destinations like Phuket and Krabi. Phuket is a gorgeous island renowned for Paton Beach, Kata Noi Beach, Karon View Point, Phi Phi Islands, Old Phuket etc. Krabi is known for Railay Beach, Khao Kanab Nam, Emerald Pool, Phra Nang Cave etc.
The best time to plan your trip to Bangkok, Pattaya is from November to February/March, when the weather is most suitable for sightseeing. You can stay in hotels, resorts, guesthouses, homestays, bed and breakfasts, hostels etc. About seven days are sufficient to tour the two destinations. Holidify’s customisable Bangkok, Pattaya travel packages are perfect for a fun trip with family or friends.