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Grand Palace and Wat Phra Kaew Tour

Pick up from Bangkok

Tour Code: BKK-06 Duration: Approx 3 Hours

Admire the history and culture of Thailand by visiting the Grand Palace in all of its glory!

Highlights:

  • Take a trip to the Grand Palace Where you will Indulge in the History of Thailand
  • Behold the Emerald Buddha that is Most Revered by the Locals
  • Learn about the History of Thailand

Tour Description:

Go on an adventure to the glorious Grand Palace that was constructed during the 18th century, by the king of the Chakri dynasty. As the years go by, a new portion of the palace was added by the each subsequent sovereign in charge, which illustrates the glory of the royals and the full extent of the royal architecture of the palace during the Rattanakosin period. The Grand Palace has a blend of Thai and European architectural styles. Bask in the glory of the Grand Palace as you explore the spectacular Grand Palace, with its extravagant interior which displays the successful reign of the Thai royals for over 200 years!

Currently, the Grand Palace is being used to hold important events for the members of the royal family and the guests of the King and State, which is situated in the Middle Court. The palace also currently holds the several state offices of Thailand, which is located in the Outer Court. The Inner Court used to the be the humble abode of the female members of the royal family, which only the King and no other man are allowed to enter the court.

During the exploration of the palace grounds, you will stumble upon the holy Buddhist temple called Wat Phra Kaew, which is the home for the holy figure of the most respected Emerald Buddha. The majestic Emerald Buddha statue is said to be made out of semi-precious stones (i.e jade or jasper) and also dressed in gold. The statue was said to illustrate Buddha in a meditating position and it is designed in a northern Lanna school, which predates back to the 15th century AD. With each changing season, a significant robe-changing ritual is performed by only the King to bring prosperity and good fortune to the country. The holy figure was also said to have been discovered in 1436 when a lightning strike the stucco cocoon to reveal the glorious figure.

Cancellation Policy:

Please refer to our refunds policy under Terms of Use section.

Pick-Up Time:

  • 8:30 am - 9:00 am
  • 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

What's Included:

  • Return Transfer
  • Transportation Throughout the Tour
  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Entrance Fees

What's Not Included:

  • Any Items Not Mentioned

Additional Information:

  • Minimum two (2) pax for tour to be confirmed
  • Modest wear is necessary for visits to the temples and palaces. Shorts, slippers, short skirts and bare shoulder tops are not allowed since they are considered inappropriate.
  • All travellers are required to bring along their passport to show during the Grand Palace stop. Entry will be denied to those who do not bring their passport.
  • This tour is subject to availability. Please check with Adventoro Concierge (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011) to inquire about the availability of this tour. 
  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeing tours
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own
  • The Tour will not operate on the following date: 15th April 2018

Pick-Up Locations

Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up locations that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

List of Locations:

    Pick up is also available for other locations under the vicinity of Bangkok. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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