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  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 18:30

Old Bangkok Story

About the trail

It was a little bit right after the sunrise when the boat reached Bangkok on the Chao Praya River. Upon the sunrise over Wat Arun, King Taksin announced “We stop here, this will be our new capital” And this is the story of lives after the announcement.

We inviting you to come and join us on the walking journey tour and listen to the stories of the ordinary and non-ordinary people who live in the old Bangkok town. We visit the royal temples, see the sunset taste street food, meet new people and a lot of walk to exercise your soul. We end our trip in the park, and will show you the hidden secret bar.

Highlights/ Suitable for

  • Bangkok Urban Hike
  • Historical and Non-historical story of Old Bangkok
  • Try Local Thai Food
  • Meet New Friends
  • Great for Solo traveler or small group

Departure date

  • Daily 

*There are no plans to deviate from the plan unless there is an unforeseen situation

4.00 PM: Meet at Taksin Pier, Take Boat to Phra Arthit Pier.
                   Ride the boat on ChaoPraya River to & Enjoy the river boat ride (30 min)
                   Story #1: Life Along the River 

4.30 PM: Reach the pier and start the walking journey.

4.40 PM: Make a first stop at Bowonniwet Wihan Temple, the royal family temple
                   Story #2: The Politic in the Family

5.00 PM: Continue walking journey on Phra Arthit Road (1 km around 20 minute)
                   Story #3: Story of the city wall and what’s inside 

5.20 PM: Reach Loha Prasat (Metal Temple) (20 Min)
                   Story #4: Temple story, the rare temple design: one of the 3 metal temples in the world

5.40 PM: Reach Golden Mountain Temple & Watch the sunset (20 min)
                   Story #5: The faith that made the mountain 

6.00 PM: Snack around the old street (snack – break) (20 min)

6.20 PM: Continue to Democracy Monument
                   Story #6: The Democracy (20 min)

6.40 PM: Walk to Khao San Road, Local, Mass and Indy
                   Story #7: Local Belief of Thai(20 min)

7.00 PM: Arrive to Phra Sumen Fort,
                   End of tour

Optional: Visit a small restaurant near the fort: Food, beer and conversation

                   Story #∞: Your own stories

What will you see

  • ChaoPraya River
  • Bowonniwet Wihan Temple
  • Phra Arthit Road
  • Old city wall
  • Ratchanatda Temple
  • Loha Prasat (Metal Temple)
  • Golden Mountain Temple
  • Democracy Monument
  • Original street food vendors
  • Small secret alley
  • Khao San Road
  • Ram Buttri Road
  • Phra Sumen FortSecret hidden bar

Price: 500 THB per Person

Include

  • English Speaking, licensed Tour Guide
  • Walking Tour Fee
  • Visit route in the program
  • Thai snack tasting
  • Boat Fare
  • Visit of the Hidden Bar
  • Travel insurance
  • VAT 7%

Not Include

  • Temple Entrance Tickets
  • Transportation to the meeting spot/ drop off
  • Your own Food & Drink
  • Your own personal expense
  • Extra food that’s not for tasting

Refund & Cancellation 

  • Notify by 8 days or more: 100% refund
  • Notify less than 7-0 days: No refund

Cancellation without cancellation fee

  • Changing the name of the guest

Confirmation

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking’s  within 2 business day. 
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Hiking Distance

  • 4.5 KM/ Loop 

Hiking Duration

  • 3 Hours or a bit longer 

Hiking Difficulty

         Level: Easy

  • Young and elderly
  • Someone in fair hiking condition
  • Trails are generally in good condition
  • Very little elevation gain

Meet up Point

  • Departure Time: 
  • Location: Taksin bridge BTS Station (S6), exit 1
  • Google Map
  • Please be at the meet up location 10 minutes before the departure time
  • Upon arrival, please meet our tour guide for check-in

Drop Off Point

Suitable for whom

  • All age
  • People who interested in historical & story behind the town
  • Easy Walking Tour (4.5 km distance)

Group size

  • Maximum 15 people
  • Minimum 2 people * The trip will be cancelled (with 100% refund) if there are less than 2 people in the group

Language

  • English/ Thai

Meal

  • Not Include

What to bring

  • Sun protection
  • Sun glasses
  • Rain gear (highly recommend from June – October)
  • Drinking water (we highly encourage you to drink while walking)
  • Open mind & Listening ears 🙂

What to wear

  • Comfortable shoes
    Comfortable clothes

For Temple: long sleeves pants/ cover shoes / Jacket that cover your shoulder

Additional Information

  • Children aged 0-15 are not allowed to participate in this activity
  • This tour is not recommended for pregnant women, guests with walking disabilities, heart problems, or other serious medical conditions
  • Due to the physically demanding nature of this activity, please ensure that you are fit enough to go on a hard trek for 2 consecutive days
  • It is highly recommended to wear good condition sport shoes and comfortable clothes for this hiking trip
  • It is extremely important that participants understand that they will be subjected to challenges along the trekking route. Please note that luggage allowance, food, and water are limited
  • If you have any special dietary requests or allergies, please indicate your preferences in the space provided at checkout
  • All participants must provide their details as shown on their passport upon check out for insurance purposes
  • Please note: Participants are responsible for determining their capacity that are appropriate to their abilities, health conditions, and interests
  • If you are running late, please inform the operator as soon as possible via call.

Feature Tours

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Visit Us

  • Room 02 Fl. 1 67/8-69 Wutthakat Soi 3 Road Thonburi Bangkok Thailand 10600
  • Discovery@wildwewonder.com
  • (66) 97 004 8415
  • (66) 00 11 33 6
  • Bangkok Hiking
  • LINE ID: bangkokhiking
  • Wild We Wonder
  • +66 97 004 8415
  • discovery@wildwewonder.com
  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 - 18:30

Old Bangkok Story

Overview

About the trail

  • Bangkok Walking Tour
  • Historical (Fiction & Non Fiction)
  • Try Local Thai Food
  • Meet New Friends
  • Great for Solo travler or small group

Highlights/ Suitable for

  • Bangkok Urban Hike
  • Try Food
  • Learn History

Departure date

  • Daily From Bangkok Old Town

*There are no plans to deviate from the plan unless there is an unforeseen situation

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Hiking Tip
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Visit Us

  • Room 02 Fl. 1 67/8-69 Wutthakat Soi 3 Road Thonburi Bangkok Thailand 10600
  • Discovery@wildwewonder.com
  • (66) 97 004 8415
  • (66) 00 11 33 6
  • Bangkok Hiking
  • LINE ID: bangkokhiking