Jim Thompson House, Bangkok, Thailand

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Sawasdee Bangkok! Fun Family Highlights Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Meet and greet your local insider at the Hua Lumphong railway station and let the family fun begin with a Tuk Tuk ride! This local favorite way of transportation can be seen all over Bangkok and other Thai cities. You can even see Tuk Tuk's with fresh fruits buzzing by! Bangkok is pretty as a flower so a visit to the Flower Market is a must! Your family can wander past all the beautiful colors and aromas of all kinds of popular flowers like roses, forget me not's, orchids, lilies and more. Your local friend can tell you all about the beautiful lotus flower, that holds a very special place in Thai life and is the traditional flower of Buddhism. You can't visit Bangkok without visiting a temple. How about checking one out that's located right next to a flowy river. Have your kids ever seen something this majestic? Wait, who do we see crawling over there?! Time to meet some turtle friends! Your local insider will get some yummy fruits for the turtles so your family can feed them. Not only turtles get hungry, we're sure you do too! Time for a local lunch at a restaurant known for its freshly made food. Whether you choose steamed rice & chicken or noodle soup, you're in for a treat! Quench your thirst with a refreshing drink Feeling refreshed and ready to go? Let's check out another awesome temple with the biggest Buddha your kids have ever seen, measuring 46 meters long and 15 meters tall. Wow! Pay attention to your local friends' insights, we're sure there will be a quiz question along the way! Top off your tour with a boat ride to Jim Thompson house! The local scenery along the way and authentic boat ride itself is so much fun. Kid's love it. All this and more fun awaits on this private tour and can be 100% customized to your wishes. Your local friends can't wait to meet your family! Check out their video's and choose the one you like the most.

Bangkok in Motion: City Highlights Tour by Skytrain, Boat, and Tuk-Tuk

Duration: Flexible
This full-day tour takes you to city highlights via public transport: skytrain, 'tuk-tuk' (motorized rickshaw), public boat on the Chao Phraya River and shuttle boat via a historical ‘klong’ (canal). Visit Wat Pho, home of the reclining Buddha, and the nearby Grand Palace with its revered Emerald Buddha. Continue to Ban Batra Alley for monk’s alms bowls making and the Jim Thompson House, with the option of joining your guide for an early morning stroll in Lumpini Park. Receive personal attention on this small-group tour.

Jim Thompson’s Story of Silk

Duration: 3 hours
The popularity of Thai silk mainly comes from the tireless efforts of James Thompson, a self-made American entrepreneur and founder of the renowned Jim Thompson Thai Silk Company. His legacy continues at his beautiful house, filled with art and antiques.

• Get to know the history of Thai silk in a stunning setting;
• Be mesmerized by the history behind Jim Thompson;
• Enjoy the serene garden settings in downtown Bangkok;
• Be guided by a true Jim Thompson expert;
• Return transfers from and to the hotel are included

Jim Thompson House and Suan Pakkad Palace Museum Private Tour

Duration: 4 hours
Book this half-day tour to visit classical Thai houses with steep roofs arching upward toward the sky, the two best places in Bangkok are the Jim Thompson House (King of Thai Silk); and Suan Pakkard Palace or "Palace of the Lettuce Garden". Today both of them are museums having huge collection of Thai traditional arts, antiques, paintings, sculptures, and artifacts.