Old Town Night Bicycle Tour | 1 Night | BANGKOK, THAILAND

$57.00

On the Bangkok Old Town Night Ride (5pm-11pm), you’ll be taken on a tour through the City of Angels to Bangkok’s most famous, and undiscovered sights! The bike tour is an amazing introduction to Thailand’s capital where you’ll learn about local culture, history and Thai food on a variety of exciting stops, from Wat Arun (the Temple of the Dawn) to the Bangkok’s biggest Flower Market and also eat some street food delights in China Town! Even regular visitors to Thailand will learn something new on this tour…

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 What will you see on the Bangkok Night Ride Tour?

  • We will meet at Bangkok Bed and Bike Hostel in Chinatown and cycle from here to ‘The Giant Swing’ – a religious structure in Phra Nakorn that dates back to 1784. The swing was used for an annual ‘swinging ceremony’ known as ‘Triyampavai Tripavai’, that was banned in 1935 for safety reasons.
  • Next, we will have dinner at what is known as “The best Pad Thai restaurant in Bangkok!” (Thip Samai), where you will learn about the fascinating history of Thailand’s national dish. (Not many people know this!)
  • We will arrive at Ratchadamnoen road, cross the street and check out some the architectural gems of the Rattanakosin Era, for example, Loha Prasat, ‘The Metal Palace’, Wat Ratchanadda. From here, you will also have a great view of The Temple of the Golden Mount, or Wat Saket.
  • We will continue riding along Ratchadamnoen Road to Sanamluang via the notorious Khaosarn Road. Along the way, you will have some great views of the famous Grand Palace and Rama 8 Bridge.
  • Next, we will head over to Maharaj Pier and cross the Chao Phraya River by ferry to the more peaceful Thonburi District. This is an area that is much less crowded than downtown Bangkok and has a much more local, laid-back feel.
  • On this side of the river, we will check out the beauty of the amazing Temple of Dawn, Wat Arun.
  • We will continue riding along the West bank of the river to beautiful Wat Prayoon, checking out the highest  Pagoda in Bangkok.
  • You will just love cycling along the riverside, through the local communities that live alongside the Chaopraya River – you won’t believe that you are still in Bangkok!
  • Finally, we cross the river by ferry and head back to Phranakorn District.
  • We’ll pass through atmospheric Chinatown just long enough for you to try some delicious street food dessert and a local Chinese herbal drink.
  • We’ll also pass through Saphanphut Night Market, which is great for bargain shopping, cheap food and people-watching.
  • On our penultimate stop, we’ll head to the biggest flower market in Thailand, ‘Pak Khlong Talad’ – where you can buy someone in the group a flower!
  • To end the tour, we will visit Wat Pho, one of the most beautiful temples in Bangkok and one that’s very famous as a centre for Thai massage. Visiting after hours is a wonderful time to visit as there are no tourists around and the temple is lit up spectacularly against the night sky.
  • After our last stop, we will head back to the hostel.
  • We end the day with pool games and cold beers in the hostel lobby. Sound like a good plan?

Bike Ride Facts:

  • Duration: 6pm – 11pm (4-5 hours).
  • Availability: May be cancelled on rainy days.
  • Start/Finish: Bangkok Bed And Bike Hostel, ChinaTown.
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 people. Maximum 8 people.
  • Distance covered: Approximately 19km.
  • Difficulty level: We ride at a slow pace with frequent stops. For safety reasons, the ride is not suitable for children under the age of 12 nor for someone with a chronic health condition.
  • Dress code: Comfortable casual wear. No short shorts or sleeveless shirts as we will visit temples on the ride. If you want to wear shorts, bring a sarong to cover up.
  • What to bring? Small backpack or waist bag. Your passport. Your camera.
  • What not to bring? Shoulder bag. Heavy belongings.

What's Included

Included:

  • Bicycle rental (with light) and helmet.
  • Local Thai street food dinner.
  • English speaking group tour leader.
  • One refreshing drink.
  • Ferry-boat taxi ticket.
  • Travel Insurance.

Not Included:

  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off.
  • Rental of cloth to enter a temple (if you don’t bring a sarong).
  • Transport costs if you wish to end the tour earlier.
  • You should also have general Travel Insurance to cover your whole trip in Thailand.

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Refund Policy

  • In order to book this experience, you will need to pay a deposit online via South East Asia Backpacker.
  • This deposit is fully refundable if you wish to cancel up until 48 hours before the start of the activity.
  • For cancellations made fewer than 48 hours before the start of the activity there is no refund available.
  • You can request a change of date at any time, free of additional charges.
  • Date changes are entirely down to the availability of the operator and nothing to do with South East Asia Backpacker. 
  • If your date change is not agreed, as long as it is within 48 hours of the start date you originally made your booking for, your deposit can be refunded in full if you wish to cancel.
  • The remaining payment for the experience is payable directly to the operator.
  • The operator can request the remaining payment via an online payment link or upon arrival at the destination.
  • The refund of the second payment, which goes directly to the operator, is based on the terms and conditions of the operator, over which South East Asia Backpacker have no control.
  • Please see our customer terms and conditions for more information.

Operator

Bangkok Bed And Bike

Bangkok Bed and Bike is a home for all holidaymakers who enjoy the backpack travelling experience and like to feel the wind in their hair! If you are looking for a place to stay that’s easy access within walking distance to all wonders of Bangkok, our hostel is the perfect choice! We just opened on Thai Mother’s Day, August 12th, 2015 and we look forward to having an opportunity hosting you and show you around our beautiful Bangkok Old Town. We offer cycling tours with a local guide who will show you around the city within a day, so you don’t have to waste your time getting lost! We also have more than 10 well-equipped bicycles for rent if you’d love to explore the city by yourself…

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