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Small-Group Walking Tour: Bangkok Chinatown Food Discovery
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Explore the historic Chinatown District on foot led by a knowledgeable guide providing illuminating commentary on this fascinating area. Markets, food, and culture abound during this evening-time tour.
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Begin your excursion Ratchawong Pier on the Chao Praya River and step back in time to the old markets in Yaowarat, located in the heart of the vibrant Chinatown district. The original Chinese citizens were traders living in the village of Bangkok before it became the capital of the Kingdom of Siam.

Continue by walking to the end of Chinatown's Road where we will find Wat Traimit Temple, a beautiful temple enshrines the world's largest golden seated Buddha since Sukhothai Era measuring nearly five metres in height and weighting five and a half tons. It is believed that the original Golden Buddha was disguised under the plaster covering to hide it from enemies during the war time in Ayutthaya period. The temple also houses Chinese Museum where preserves the history of Chinese in Thailand.

Next, walk along Song Wat Road, bordered by old business buildings and warehouses. Emerge in the plastic and leather product quarter, and head to a 100-year-old coffee shop to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy an included coffee and refreshing snack.

Rejuvenated, set out on Issarnuparb Road and a bustling market specializing in Chinese religious products and fresh foods. In the evening, a sea of street stalls turns into a large and aromatic food bazaar ranging from the inexpensive to the finest Chinese restaurant. The area provides special opportunity for you to take a seat with your guide and sample some delicious charcoal grilled seafood.

Following dinner, continue on foot to the Saphan Put Night Market, where a vast array of clothes, shoes, bags, accessories, second hand collections, and antiques await your perusal. Your final stop of the evening is Pakklong Talad, the largest wholesale flower and vegetable market in Bangkok. Night time is a great time to see this colorful, fragrant, and enormous landmark, as itís completely covered with vibrant displays. At the end of the trip you are free to continue exploring the area, or your guide will assist you in getting a taxi back to your hotel.

Available:
Daily.

Duration:
Approx. 5–6 hours

Inclusions :
  • English-speaking guide
  • Chinatown walking tour
  • Beverage and refreshment
  • Seafood dinner
  • Applicable entrance fees

Departure time and location:
3 PM; from the lobby of the Viengtai Hotel

Return time and location:
9 PM; tour ends at last stop (Flower Market)

Redemption instructions

After you book your activity, follow these 3 easy steps:
1. Print your voucher; locate the voucher in your travel confirmation e-mail or in the My Trips/My Itineraries link on the site.
2. Follow the redemption instructions on your voucher; it is critical to do this before you depart.
3. Take all vouchers with you; you must redeem one voucher per person.

Exchange your voucher for activity:
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. Please be at the redemption location at 2:45 PM (15 minutes before your tour starts) and present your voucher(s) and photo ID in exchange for service. If you have any concerns or require more information please contact the supplier directly via the email address or phone number (business hours only) provided on your voucher.
Terms and conditions

Cancellations and Changes: This Activity can be changed or cancelled without penalty at any time prior to two days before the scheduled start of your trip. The scheduled start of your trip is defined as your hotel check-in date, your departure date of the originating flight, or the date of the Activity if the Activity was booked without a flight or a hotel.