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Bangkok Old Quarter Walks

From £26 pp

Bangkok, Thailand

Approx 3 hours

2-6 people

Bangkok Old Quarter Walks

What You'll Do

Take a public boat to Wat Saket, the Golden Mount, with amazing views over Bangkok, then walk through the old quarter and experience local life.

Meet your guide at 9.00am at CHAO Hostel Bangkok. You’ll be taken on a local public boat to Wat Saket known, also known as the Golden Mount.  To reach the top you’ll need to climb 318 steps – but it is worth it! You’ll be taken to a small village where you will see the age-old crafting of bowls from raw steel, with the artisans using only their hands and a hammer. Next, you’ll head over to Buddha Street in the centre of the old town. Visit a local café have some coffee, tea or snacks and enjoy the atmosphere before heading back to the meeting point.

This tour uses public transport and supports the Baan Bat community to preserve their traditions and way of working.

Experience
Highlights

Visit Golden Mount & Wat Saket

See the handmade Monk’s Alm Bowl Community

Explore the amulet market in the temple in the middle of Bangkok old town

Your Local Host:

Thanawut Supangkaratana

Can you Tell us a little about yourself?

I’m from Bangkok and have lived here my entire life. I started my career straight after completing my degree, which was in hospitality and tourism and began working as a tour guide in Bangkok and did so for 10 years. During this time, I travelled through the whole of Thailand and South East A Read More

  • English speaking guide
  • Local transportation and entrance fees
  • English speaking guide