Bangkok Itinerary: Day One The Grand Palace, Wat Pho, and Wat Arun. Take a river cruise. Tour all the temples. Visit Khao San Road. Check out the floating market. Explore Chinatown. Visit the Bangkok malls. Watch a Muay Thai fight.
A budget of 2,500 to 5,000 baht per day is enough to stay in a three or four star hotel, eat at most of Bangkok’s mid range and high-end restaurants and easily get around the city by taxi instead of depending on the BTS, khlong boats and bus system.
Below we outline each area of Bangkok and the reasons to stay there or avoid it. Sukhumvit – A hub of nightlife, dining, and shopping. Siam – Shop till you drop. Silom – Wall street by day, brothel by night. Pratunam – Bangkok’s best and most authentic street food. Riverside – Romantic river rides and five-star hotels .
11 Places You Should Avoid on Any Trip to Bangkok Khaosan Road – overdone and overrated | © celblau/Flickr | © celblau/Flickr. Patpong. It’s not for everyone | © Jason Wesley Upton/Flickr | © Jason Wesley Upton/Flickr. Nana Plaza. Bangkok’s red light district | Paul Sullivan/ Soi Cowboy.
Most statistics say yes, as the Bangkok crime rate is lower than that of many U.S. cities, and violence against tourists is rare.
It is completely different from all other Chinatown I’ve visited . The noise,the smell, the lights and of course the food. This place worth a visit .
1,000 baht a day is a lot more than the minimum wage (in the formal job market and way way more than up country) in Thailand. Few people would come Thailand to holiday as a poor Thai.
Online Prices Can range from 1000 – 1500 Baht Short time. Long time Add 500- 1000 Baht . The online method is also a great way to find a holiday Thai girlfriend for a few days or weeks at a time.
Convert US Dollar to Thai Baht
|1 USD||30.0412 THB|
|5 USD||150.206 THB|
|10 USD||300.412 THB|
|25 USD||751.030 THB|
The 8 Best Areas To Stay in Bangkok Siam Square . Siam Square is a shopping mecca, full of luxury shopping centers and bargain department stores, designer labels, and trendy fashion boutiques. Khao San. Sukhumvit . Silom . Chinatown. Bangkok Old Town. Dusit. Thonburi.
Most famous for its revered nightlife scene and carefree atmosphere, this is where 99% of all youngsters will find themselves at least once when in Bangkok . It is also an accommodation hotspot for many as a great variety of cheap accommodation types can be found within the vicinity of Khao San Road.
Three days is in our opinion not enough time to spend in this magnificent city. A week is more what we would recommend, then you have time to really enjoy yourself and your time in Bangkok and also have some time to relax. There are so much to do and see in this amazing city.
1. Re: Is it safe to walk around Bangkok at night ? Yes safe .
Bangkok is generally safe for travelers of all genders and races, even compared to other megacities across the world. As a solo female traveler, you can wear almost anything you want, roam the city on a whim and even go clubbing on your own (though you should do all of these with caution—see our safety tips below).
8 Things to Avoid in Thailand (and What to Do Instead) Places for backpackers to stay. Avoid : Khao San Road. Taking taxis. Avoid : Bargaining a flat rate with a taxi driver. Thai entertainment. Avoid : Ping Pong Shows. What to do in Pattaya. Avoid : Seedy areas of Pattaya. Shopping the markets. What to do in Phuket. Elephant tourist attractions. Tours and sightseeing.