Quick Bangkok Travel Guide – To See as Much as Possible

Bangkok is a city that has a myriad of possibilities with entertainment for people of any age and this quick guide will cover everything you need to know about Bangkok.

When to go

Bangkok does have a winter; it happens from December and ends in January. Winter is when the tourists flock to Bangkok too and if you want to have lesser crowds at attractions, visiting the city during November or February is a smart thing to do.

Accommodation

Bangkok city hotels can be found in all sizes and styles, from luxury hotels like AVANI Atrium Bangkok to other boutique hotels, the place has everything you will ever need.

Exterior view of Atrium Bangkok Hotel

Image Credit: AVANI Atrium Bangkok

Getting Around

The city has quite a meticulous BTS and MRT system, meaning travelling in and around Bangkok is made easy. Almost every attraction and shopping hub can be reached by getting on a train itself.

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Things to know

If you want to avoid the sweltering tropical heat, plan your trip so that it does not fall in the months from March to August. But, if you are indeed looking for a typical tropical holiday abroad, visiting during these months will be beneficial since most tourist attractions will be open then.

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Places to Shop until you Drop in Bangkok – Shopping Meccas

Out of the many things to do around Bangkok, shopping is quite an experience. Just about anything your heart desires is available at the glitzy malls. Catering to varied tastes and budgets the malls are indeed shopping hotspots.

CentralWorld Siam

The lively atmosphere that prevails around CentralWorld is infectious. Catering to the discerning shopper, the mall is home to a medley of stores that sell a variety of goodies. Entertainment and shopping go hand in hand at this mall.

Chinatown

Located in close proximity to AVANI Riverside Bangkok Hotel and in the network of alleys between Yaowarat Road and the Chao Phraya River is Bangkok’s iconic Chinatown. Loaded with shopping attractions offering almost every imaginable good and product, Chinatown is a shopping experience that offers you a great variety of things to buy as well as a glimpse into the culture of Bangkok.

MBK, Siam

Enjoy excellent budget shopping at this huge mall which is a massive favourite amongst tourists. There are seven floors that house retail shops selling electronics, streetwear, luggage, gold ornaments, mobile phones, video games and loads more.

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Amphawa Floating Market

No trip to Bangkok will be complete without a trip to one of its floating markets. Taking place on the weekends on the canals of the Mae Khlong River, Amphawa Floating Market offers some of the best produce and other items. However, the major highlight of the market is its food, as all manner of traditional snacks are cooked right then and there for your enjoyment.

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Plan Your Ultimate Holiday in Bangkok – Your Tour Guide to Bangkok

From exploring its best-known highlights to experiencing some of the city’s top activity bases here are some guidelines to planning the ultimate holiday to breathtaking Bangkok.

Time Your Holiday

Although there is no such thing as a bad time to visit Bangkok visitors who hope to make the most of their vacation in the bustling metropolis and cultural hotspot should aim to visit during the festivals and events of interest are on. Keeping an eye out for events and festivals of interest in Bangkok is a good way to make sure you are visiting the city during the most suitable time of year as the capital is never short of mind-blowing events and retail sales for example.

Make Hotel Reservations

Regardless of the duration of your stay finding a hotel or resort that offer easy access to the city’s main points of interest and activity hotspots can save both time and money during the vacation. Bangkok city hotels the likes of AVANI Atrium Bangkok are popular among seasoned visitors for this particular reason.

AVANI Atrium Bangkok

Image Credit: AVANI Atrium Bangkok

Scour Transport Options

After making reservations in a conveniently located hotel visitors should find out the most efficient means of travel available from the hotel to the attractions around the city. Those who hope to visit the city’s famed temple or riverside attractions will have to use ferries or the local boat lines while others can cycle their way around the city if they prefer to take the scenic route.

Search for Interesting Attractions

Bangkok is such a vibrant and dynamic city that visitors will be at a loss when it comes to deciding which attractions are worthy of their time. Culture buffs should not miss a tour of the Grand Palace and iconic temples such as the Temple of Dawn and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha while Jim Thompson House and the Vimanmek Mansion are equally intriguing.

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