Bangkok is a bustling, busy and fascinating place but many people don’t have a lot of time to explore it in much detail. Maybe you are passing through on your way to the beach? Or heading into the mountains? No matter that you only have a few days; Bangkok is worth exploring even in super-quick time. Here’s what we suggest for a two-day trip to Bangkok.
The riverside in Bangkok is one of the city’s coolest places. Literally – the breezes from the water are welcome during sweltering days and nights. It’s a wonderful place to escape the bustle of the inner city for a while. Bangkok riverside is also a great place to chill out in style, with a diversity of excellent restaurants and bars offering outstanding views alongside amazing food. Here are our picks of the best places to make the most of the Chao Phraya River’s views and food.
Hotels in Chinatown cater to all budgets, from backpacker to luxury seeker. Chinatown is the multicultural district in the center of Bangkok – a busy, bustling place with Yaowarat Road running through the neighborhood. It’s the home of Bangkok’s large Chinese community, with Indian settlers also in abundance. During the day the area doesn’t stand out much from the rest of Bangkok but with the neon signs lit at night and the street stalls serving wonderful delicacies, this is a place not to be missed. Find your favorite Chinatown hotel here.
If you only have a few short days in Bangkok and you want to see the major sights and attractions, here is a suggested itinerary.
Where do you go next? It depends on the time you have, your personality, and the kind of vacation you are looking for. Here are some fun ideas for where to go after Bangkok.
There are some special spots in Bangkok where you can relax under the trees away from the hectic cityscape. Here are a few of our favorite outdoor spaces in Bangkok.
One of the best ways to explore Bangkok is by boat but the choice of transport can be confusing. Follow our guide to the Chao Phraya River and get on the water with ease.
Get to know Bangkok a little better before your trip with our guide to the most popular areas in this massive city. Check out Sukhumvit, Silom, Siam and more.
In Bangkok you need effective strategies to get to your destination safely, quickly, and with the minimum of stress. Get help with our guide to transportation options in Bangkok.
If you only have a short time in Bangkok, here are our suggestions for nine must-do activities that offer a glimpse into the true Bangkok. Check them out!
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A guide to the museums of Bangkok, from the comprehensive National Museum to the Bangkok Seashell Museum. Find out where to go to check out a piece of Thailand’s history and culture.
Fun facts about Bangkok that you never knew before. Find out some interesting information about the Thai capital right here.
Bangkok: bustling, beguiling, bewildering and bursting with life. Your first trip to Bangkok will never be forgotten. Here’s how to enjoy Bangkok to the full with our travel guide.
If you are in Bangkok for a few days or a few months, you cannot miss the Grand Palace. Bangkok’s Grand Palace is a stunning place – check out our guide to this historic monument.
Check out these not-to-be-missed locations in Bangkok. Temples, buildings, and places to visit that will make your trip to the Thai capital memorable and fun.
Bangkok is one of the best cities in the world to celebrate New Year’s Eve. Find out where to go and what to do for the best celebrations on December 31st this year.
Packed with luxurious hotels, Bangkok is the place to go if you’re looking for a luxury break and want to stay in style. Check out our list of 10 luxury hotels in Bangkok.
The climate in Bangkok is certainly hot and humid. But understanding the seasons and knowing how the temperature differs from month to month can help you plan and enjoy your vacation.
Bangkok is budget-friendly. Find out how to enjoy Bangkok to the full without spending a lot of money – discover all the options in cheap food, quality accommodation and more.