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Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew Tour

The Grand Palace has no equal and is the must see for every visitor to Bangkok. Elegantly situated close to the banks of the Chao Phraya the Grand Palace is the perfect example of an ancient Siamese court. Visit The Grand Palace and the spectacular Wat Phra Kaew on our Guided Tour

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Grand Palace and Wat Phra Keo Guided Tour, Bangkok

Visit 2 fantastic Bangkok Buddhist temples on our guided tour. We'll see the amazing Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew, known as the Temple of Emerald Buddha, it is regarded as the most important Buddhist temple in the whole of Thailand.

The Grand Palace Guided Tour

In the morning we'll visit the famous Grand Palace, where you'll find many different buildings and monuments inside this fantastic compound built by King Rama I in 1782 and the centre of power in the region for more than 150 years.

The Temple of Emerald Buddha Guided Tour

Located in the historic centre of Bangkok, Wat Phra Kaew is regarded as the most important Buddhist temple in Thailand. Carved from a single block of Jade stone, The Emerald Buddha is located inside the temple and dates back to the 15th Century AD.

No one is allowed to touch the Emerald Buddha other then the King of Thailand, so three times a year a seasonal cloak around the Buddha is changed by the King himself in a very important ritual.

Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew Tour Reviews 5.0 / 5 based on 2 customer reviews

Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew Tour
Just got back from a fabulous holiday to Bangkok with my husband and 2 young children.

We booked 6 tours in total for our 3 week holiday in Bangkok as there was so much choice on the website we foudn it hard to pick!

In retrospect we're so glad for every tour we booked through Bangkok Excursions, there tour guides are attentive and very likeable. The prices were also far better than we had seen elsewhere which is obviously a major bonus.

The Grand palace tour was brilliant, a great balance of history and fun. We also saw a lot more of the temple than I believe we would have if we just went by ourselves.

Plan to return to Bangkok in the not too distant future and will be using Bangkok Excursions again for all the other tours and excursions we wanted to do!

Marianna from Dorest - 6th Feb 2015
Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew Tour
We were recommended Bangkok Excursions by a friend who used them last year and had been impressed by their service. The booking system was great, the staff very helpful (like most Thais they cant do enough for you) and the prices were some of the best we had found too.

The tour to Bangkok's Grand Palace was our favourite of the 4 excursions we had booked with Bangkok Excursions, you got to see so much without ever feeling rushed or too busy. Our guide was amazing (big thank you to you), especially with our younger children.

Will definitely be using Bangkok Excursions again
Sophie from Luton - 2nd May 2014

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Bangkok Excursions are a web-based tour operator, the savings we're able to achieve are passed straight on to our customers meaning our prices always up to 50% cheaper than tour operators prices.

Our fantastic prices along with our unequaled level of customer service has helped us become Bangkok's favourite tour operator.

As soon as you book online you will receive booking confirmation. Once our booking department has double-checked your order we will email you pickup times and for your trips. We recommend you print out and bring your confirmation with you to Bangkok as a reminder of your itinerary.

We pickup from all hotels in Bangkok, however can only offer free pick-up to hotels situated in central Bangkok. Please email if you are unsure if you qualify, if you don't we ask you to make your own way to the center of Bangkok of pay a small fee for transfers.

City-center Areas:

  • Prathunam
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  • lower Sukhumvit
  • Riverside

For transfers from/ to Airport- hotels or hotels outside Bangkok city-center, a small surcharge may be applied

Child prices apply to people between the ages of 2-12, they are generally 20% cheaper than adult tour prices. Under 2 years old are free for tours.

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As with all our excursions, you will be picked-up from your hotel, and returned back to your hotel after the trip.

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  1. Dress Code: Participants on this tour should note that the chapel is a national shrine and you will be required to wear proper attire (no bare shoulder, knees or strapless-heel shoes). Shoes must be removed before entering the temple building as a matter of respect

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