Bangkok Package Holidays
Holiday packages to Bangkok
Bangkok is one of the most traveler friendly cities in asia and is a popular choice for visitors wanting to experience asia. Packages to Bangkok include return flights from Johannesburg , airport taxes, and return transfers between the airport and your hotel. The packages include dinner bed and breakfast and often include an extension to one of the neighbouring areas in Thailand. These packages do not include visas, gratuities and items of a personal nature.
Information about Bangkok
Bangkok is the capital, of Thailand. Its wealth of cultural landmarks and its notorious entertainment venues has made it synonymous with exoticism. Bangkok is excess in all of its unrestrained glory. Just north of the Equator, Bangkok is a tropical metropolis and one of the most traveller-friendly cities in Asia. The high relative humidity and warm temperature favour the growth of tropical plants and you’ll find exotic orchids and delicious fruit everywhere.
Most popular areas in Bangkok
Wat Phra Kaew is the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, are two of the greatest spectacle for the visitor to Bangkok. Wat Phra Kaew is Thailand’s most important and sacred temple, It houses the tiny (between 60 and 75 cm) Emerald Buddha, which is thought to have been made in the 15th century. Visitors can also see the two libraries, built to protect copies of important Buddhist literature and the impressive golden Phra Si Rattana Chedi, which it’s claimed houses ashes of the Buddha.
The Grand Palace adjoins Wat Phra Kaew in a common compound, and is where you will visit the Boromabiman Hall, built by King Rama VI and every king since has lived here at some time as well as the Grand Palace Hall where visitors are allowed inside the spacious European style reception room.
Thonburi or fang ton as it’s often called, lies across the Chao Phraya river from the Ko Rattanakosin area, and tours on longtail boats round it’s numerous canals are popular. The highlight of Thonburi is the 80m high Temple of the Dawn, Wat Arun.
The long Sukhumvit Road is Bangkok’s nightlife district filled with quality hotels, restaurants and clubs. The area around Silom Road and Sathorn Road is Bangkok’s financial center by day, and party district by night when quarters like the infamous Patpong come alive.
The Bangkok Skytrain deserves a visit for the sheer space-age feel of it. Built in a desperate effort to ease Bangkok’s insane traffic and pollution, the Skytrain covers most of downtown and is especially convenient for visiting the Siam Square area.