Thailand has over 26,000 temples (known as 'Wats') and this half-day city tour takes in three of the most famous Wats in Bangkok. This includes Wat Traimit, known as the temple of the Golden Buddha, Wat Pho which has the largest Buddha in Bangkok, and Wat Benchamabophit, the marble temple.
Thailand is predominantly a Buddhist country, with around 95% of Thais practicing the Theravada discipline of Buddhism.
On this half-day guided tour you’ll visit three of the most famous temples Wats in Bangkok; Wat Traimit, Wat Pho and Wat Benchamabophit.
A Wat is a Buddhist building where men and women can be ordained as monks or nuns.
Wat Traimit is also known as the temple of the Golden Buddha. The three-metre tall statue is made from solid gold, weighs 5.5 tons and is a fine example of Sukhothai-style art.
Pass through Chinatown on your way to Wat Pho, the temple of the reclining Buddha. At 46m in length and 15m high the Buddha is the largest in Bangkok and illustrates the passing of the Buddha into nirvana.
Your last stop is at Wat Benchamabophit, or the marble temple. This magnificent monastery was built from white Italian marble from Carrara in the late 19th century and houses one of the country's most beautiful Buddha images.
At the end of the tour, you’ll be returned to your hotel.
Clothing: It is important to dress modestly for this tour – i.e. legs and shoulders must be covered.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: The order for foreign visitors is that colours worn should be toned down. No bright colours. Prior to the tour, the Tour East Representative will inform clients to dress accordingly.
Type of Tour: Half-day morning or afternoon tour of 3 Bangkok temples.
Tour Availability: Daily, all year round.
Departure Time: Morning Tour - Hotel pick-up are between 7.15-8am. The tour begins at 8.30am. Afternoon Tour - Hotel pick-up are between 12.30-1pm. The tour begins at 1.10pm.
Departure Location: This tour includes pick-up from centrally-located hotels.
Duration: This tour lasts approximately 3 hours.
Inclusions: Transfers from centrally located hotels and English speaking guide.
Exclusions: Any other services not mentioned above.
When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send you the specific details within 48 hours once they are confirmed with our supplier.