The Grand Palace & Emerald Buddha temple (Wat Phra Kaew) is the landmark palace that all visitors should visit when they come to Thailand. The Grand Palace & the Emerald Buddha temple are buildings of national importance that are popular both for tourists and residents of Thailand as one of the country’s symbols.  It shows off the prosperity of the country and is ranked 16th of the most famous attractions in the world, you can see the Grand Palace as the residence of the king and Wat Phra Kaew the royal temple which has been hailed as one of the finest temples in the country.

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Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew (Emerald Buddha) Tour

Tour Itinerary:
07:30HRS:

Pick up from the hotel to travel to visit the Bangkok Grand Palace & Wat Phra Kaew (Emerald Buddha)
You can visit The Grand Palace where King Rama the 1st actively begins to build in 1782 as an administrative center and as a residence for the king and the royal family. It was then reconstructed by King Rama 4th and King Rama the 5th during their reign and was influenced by Western art and seamlessly blends ornate architecture with genuine Thailand. The palace has been ranked in the top three of the world’s most beautiful palaces as can be evidenced by the many groups wishing to see the wonders among more than 218,400 sq. meters.
The Emerald Buddha Temple (Wat Phra Kaew) is classified as a first class Royal monastery; a temple was built in the Grand Palace during the reign of King Rama The 1st in 1782. The temple used to be of royal ritual significance and enshrines the emerald Buddha which is the most important Buddha image in the country which signifies the holy faith for all Thai people. The Buddha statue is carved from a piece of jade with a size of 66cms. Moreover, you can see many other buildings which show you the development of Thai art and architecture, such as the Golden Pagodas, a model of Angkor Wat, Ubosot of the Emerald Buddha, Ho Phra Khanthararat and Phra Mondop, including 178 sectors of mural wall painting of the Ramayana story.

12:00HRS:

Sending back to the hotel

Duration:07:30HRS - 12:00HRS
Price Includes:

Pick up and drop off service at the hotel in downtown Bangkok
Sightseeing as described with transportation
English-speaking guide
Entrance fees

Child Policy:

Children under 2 years will be “Free” of charge, but have to be under 80cms.
Child price will apply for 2-10 years old, but they should not be taller than 120cms.
For children over 10 years old we charge adult price.

Remarks:

* All prices in Thai Baht
* Please do not wear sleeveless shirts and wear pants or skirts that are knee length.
* The Tour and program may be flexible depending on time and weather conditions.
* According to Thailand travel industry normal practice there is a mandatory visit to the Gems Factory or some other shopping facilities for group tours and optional visits for private parties.

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