Are you planning a holiday from Sri Lanka to Bangkok? and looking for tour packages from Sri Lanka to Bangkok?Travel to the bustling city of Thailand with Olanka Travels. Located in Southeast Asia, Bangkok is a thriving hub for entertainment, shopping, leisure, culture and religion. Here’s a quick guide on what you must do and see when you’re on holiday in Bangkok to get a fulfilling experience of the colourful city.
After you check into your hotel, use a few minutes to take in your surroundings and the different culture of Bangkok before exploring the city. Thailand is roughly 4 hours from the island of Sri Lanka and the city of Bangkok resembles that of Colombo in a number of way; from congestion to overflow of sounds and smells. Before you leave your hotel, make sure to carry water bottles and ensure your valuables are stored safely.
Now that you’ve got your bearings down, you can easily explore the city limits. Start off with the most popular places to visit in Bangkok, like the Wat Pho; the largest statue of the reclining Buddha. The statue is 15 metres tall and 46 metres long, and covered in gold leaf. Next on your list should be the Grand Palace; another significant landmark in the city. The Grand Palace used to be the residential palace for the king before the government used it to carry out their duties. Within the palace, you’ll come across several stunning buildings and structures like the Wat Phra Kaew; also known as the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, which is known to have the iconic statue of the emerald Buddha from the 14th century. Wat Arun is another temple you should add to your list. Also referred to as Temple of the Dawn, it is made of colourful decorated spires, towering over 70 metres in height, and glistens over the famous Chao Phraya River. The temple is believed to look the most spectacular at sunset. Head back early to your hotel after a quick bite of local cuisine; either from a restaurant or a street vendor.
Spend your third day in Bangkok, immersing yourself in a delightful shopping experience. Bangkok has a number of local markets and shopping malls for you to stroll through. Do keep in mind that these places can get quite congested. If you’re exploring the city during the day, you can even visit one of the night markets that are usually open till the early hours of the morning to get your shopping done. Another type of market in Bangkok is the floating markets. Along the numerous khlongs, you’ll find floating markets selling a variety of produce from fresh seafood, local snacks, fresh fruits and vegetables and a variety of other local delights. Some of the highly recommended ones are the Chatuchak market, Pratunam market, Asiatique The Riverfront, Taling Chang floating market and Damnoen floating market.
Next on your list is a cruise along the Chao Phraya River; also known as the River of Kings. A boat ride which consists of a dinner usually is one of the best ways to witness the beauty of the temples and palaces around the city. From Wat Arun and the Grand Palace to Jim Thompson House and Erawan Shrine, you can visit these and more! Along the river, you can also stop by several floating markets or night markets like Asiatique the Riverfront for some shopping and a cultural performance. Asiatique the Riverfront is a vibrant market filled with a variety of things to do, from endless shopping options to Calypso cabaret shows. It’s the ideal place to get your souvenir shopping done as you’ll be able to find everything from handicrafts to clothes and jewelry and souvenirs.
Spend your last day in Bangkok sampling the varieties of street food delicacies and exploring the city limits. You can embark on a food tour, visit the local museum, get an iconic Thai massage, stroll through Lumpini Park, head over to one of the many theme parks in the city, catch a sunset from a rooftop bar and head over to Chinatown for street food at the end of the day. Thai massages are unique as they combine a variety of pressure techniques and herbs to ensure you are left completely relaxed and refreshed. It’s a great way to end your holiday in Bangkok! Exploring Bangkok’s nightlife might not be for everyone, but it’s an experience you won’t forget.
So contact Olanka Travels to get Bangkok tour packages from Sri Lanka.