One of the world’s great cities and an exciting experience not to be missed

An intoxicating blend of high culture, superb shopping and hedonistic entertainment, Bangkok is one of the most exciting and enthralling cities in the world. It's a popular stop-over point but it's well worth spending time here – cruise the Chao Phraya River, dine on top of a skyscraper and peruse the endless malls and markets.

  • Exciting and invigorating, Bangkok literally buzzes with activity – day and night
  • Shopping is obligatory in Bangkok, even if you do not intend to shop it's hard to avoid the malls and outdoor markets
  • A notable feature of the city is the nightlife, centred around the open air markets on famous streets such as Khao San Road and Patpong
  • The classic combination ‘Bangkok & Beach’ offers the perfect fusion of excitement in the city along with the tropical tranquillity of a Thai beach
  • From Bangkok, head to the cultural north to explore the hill tribes, moutains and forests

Good to know

Time difference:

GMT +7 hours





Flying time to destination:

11½ hours

More facts

When to visit

Jan 31°c
Feb 32°c
Mar 33°c
Apr 34°c
May 33°c
Jun 32°c
Jul 32°c
Aug 32°c
Sep 31°c
Oct 31°c
Nov 31°c
Dec 30°c
Further climate information

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