Looking for new things to do in Bangkok?
If you wonder what Bangkok folks usually do on weekends, here are some idea/trips of things to do in Bangkok. Experience Bangkokians’ trends, explore something new, something different… These idea trips are featured some special activities and places you would definitely love. Make each time of your visit unique and memorable. Forget the shopping malls and check out this list and enjoy these cool things to do in Bangkok just like a real local 😉
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One of the best things to do in Bangkok, if you are looking a real local activity and friendships from both locals and foreign travelers. Ms. Jekky has opened her kitchen for every experience seeker to participate and learn Thai dishes. She will take you to a local fresh market to buy ingredients, then hit right back to the kitchen to start prepping, cooking, and tasting your yummy dishes with your fellow travelers. The cooking methods will be the old traditional style; no gas, only charcoal, clay stove, and clay pot. This trip is a recommendation for those who seek for a cultural thing to do in Bangkok, while making new friends from around the world.
Over a decade, our local expert, Mr. Tong, has been working as receptionist for Lumpinee Boxing Stadium. This trip is absolutely fun and challenging, when you finally get to visit Bangkok, especially, If you are a fan of Thai boxing and would love to get trained/experienced like other professional boxers for a day. The sweet part of this trip, which made this trip of the best things to do in Bangkok, is that after the training session is finished, you will have dinner with all the boxers of the camp and share each other’s experiences and passions in Muay Thai.
Enjoy your beautiful day at Koh Kred, an island in the Chao Phraya River located only 20 km away from Bangkok, with our local expert, Mr. Pick. Take a quick escape for a day from the busy districts. Ride a boat to Ko Kred, This trip is a perfect fit for anyone who want to chill out and observe a local community and its surrounding. Explore the less-crowded environment, and chill out with local craft beers. Not the best things to do in Bangkok, but definitely a great chill-out idea to enjoy your weekend, while you are in Bangkok.
This one trip has many interesting and chilling things to do in Bangkok. Discover mangrove trees. Our local expert will take you into a mangrove forest by a traditional long-tail boat. You will be planting a mangrove tree by yourself and feeding monkeys. Having your lunch at a small floating house in the middle of the sea and swimming in the oyster farm….how cool it that?
As you might already know, shopping at Chatuchuk Market (JJ Market) is one of the most common things to do in Bangkok for every foreign travelers. With our local expert, Miss Ticha, she will drive you all the way from the market to a restaurant called Bangkok Sea View after you’ve done some shoppings. The restaurant is located off-shore of Bang Khun Tian. You will be taking a boat from the restaurant’s pier to Bangkok Sea View. Enjoy your local seafood dinner with the astonishing atmosphere.
Need a change of your mood? From the crowded area of Bangkok to the green lung, called Bang Kra Jao, you will be cycling, cooking, and crafting throughout this special day trip. Our local expert will meet you at a BTS station, then take you to Bang Kra Jao via bus and ferry. You will be cycling through parks and gardens, observing beautiful birds, and visiting Siamese fighting fish museum in the morning. After having lunch (which you will be learning how to cook a Thai dish,) you will join a crafting session, choosing either Aromatic Joss Sticks, Tie-Dye, or Puang Ma Hod (Ceremony Decoration)…..phew….lol there are still many more activities to do in the afternoon….please check out the link above or click on the picture for more detail of this day trip. Trust me. This trip isn’t one of the best things to do in Bangkok….since Bang Kra Jao is not in Bangkok…duh?! lol but when you reach Bang Kra Jao, you will definitely love everything there; the people, the nature, the local communities, etc.
Another one of the best things to do in Bangkok yet…no not really…lol If you are interested in traditional boats, textile, and rice harvesting this trip is for you. We will visit the community of Tai-Yuan people, a community containing a mixture of 2 ethnicities, in Saraburi Province. Our local expert will meet you from Bangkok, at a BTS station, and will take you all the way to the Tai-Yuan community. Learn the traditional Tai-Yuan’s way of life in a 200-year settlement and traditional Thai houses: the local weaving factory and beautiful handcrafts.
Mahasawat is located approximately 50 kilometres from Bangkok in Nakhon Pathom province. The sightseeing tour to explore local orchards and the way of life along Mahasawat canal is here. You will ride a long-tail boat With Mr. Chai, your friendly Local Expert, to observe the town and enjoy your good vibe. You will be able to join a workshop, making Thai style rice crispy treats, then a choice of shopping at a local floating market or visiting a temple at the end of the trip.
Cycling is one of the most popular things to do in Bangkok at the moment. Hopping around the rural area of Bangkok and visit a local tourist attraction. Experience something new along with new fellow bikers. Our local expert, Mr. Tobie, will show you around and observe local ways of life, see what do they do and spend a good quality time with everyone. You guys will be visiting many interesting places along the journey such as Flower market, Giant Swing, Racha temple, etc.
10. Koh Kred Trip
Another great trip from Bangkok to Koh Kred. You will love this artificial island because of its local lifestyle and craftsmanship. Shopping at a local market, visiting a temple, riding a boat to observe the surrounding. You will also enjoy the show on how to make Thai desserts and buy lots of souvenirs there.
Our local expert, Ms. Kantarat, will take you to one of the biggest fresh markets of Thailand, Tarad Tai, to buy some ingredients and start cooking yummy dishes from scratch. You will meet her at a BTS station in Bangkok. She will drive you to the market. You can choose 3 dished you will be cooking from Pad Thai, Tom Yum Goong, Spicy stir-fry baby clam, Thai-style seafood soup, Garlic prawn, Stir-fried lotus root, and many more. Feel free to let her know if you have your favourite Thai dishes in mind. ?
Have you ever strolling, shopping and eating by a railway while the train is passing by? This one is a very local market that located along railway lines. Our local expert will pick you up at a BTS station and drive you all the way from Bangkok to Rom Hub Market or Folding Umbrella Market is located at Mae Klong Railway Station, in Samut Songkhram province (72 km. from Bangkok). Rom Hub is truly a unique market, as it is located right on the active railway track. Then, you guys will be out to different markets such as Don Wai Market, Don Hoi Lot, or Damnoen Saduak Floating Market. This trip is one of the best things to do in Bangkok that you would definitely be able enjoy the local vibe.
Forget about the lame tuk tuk scam you heard from the internet… Experience the real tuk tuk tour with our local expert, Jekky. She will take you on the 3-wheelers to observe around the old town, then, check out delicious local street foods nearby. She would love to promote a positive vision of Thailand. She wants you guys to encounter the real Bangkok life by Tuk Tuk like a true local. Join this unforgettable, fun, and unique experience with her today. Do not miss this trip! Definitely one of the best things to do in Bangkok 😉
Shopping and sightseeing a floating market in the east of Bangkok is our recommendation. The floating market boasts of fruits, vegetables and lively hood of Thai living at the side of the river. Our local expert would like to take you out to enjoy the local cuisines of Thailand. As you know, Thai foods are so delicious and has a vast range to choose from.
For those who love arts and history, here is our recommended trip for you. When you would like to learn more about Thailand in the old era, never miss one of these things to do Bangkok, when it comes to learning Thai culture and its background. Visit Nitasrattanakosin museum, walk around, and see Champs-Élysées Road of Bangkok, then, continue to observe and learn the arts of the kingdom at Anantasamakhom, after having Pad Thai for lunch.
There are still many things to do in Bangkok. If you would like to check out all the day trips we have, please, visit our link here. Feel free to ask me about where you guys want to do/ to go in Bangkok.
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