07.30 Pick up at your hotel. Start your trip by car to Pak Klong Talad, the biggest flower market in the city where varieties of flowers are bought and sold here. Many kinds of flowers such as roses, daisies, carnations and more exotic species such as orchids in every colors and shades are traded here.
Afterward, take a boat ride along the Chao Phya River with stop at Wat Arun, known as the Temple of Dawn. This famous Chao Phraya riverbank landmark is diagonally located opposite to the Grand Palace. The Temple is best known for a multi colors Chinese porcelain encrusted 79 meters central pagoda which sparkle the sun. Continue by boat into Klong Mon or Mon Canal to see houses along canal side and local life. Visit Wat Suwannaram, an old temple of around 300 years with access to Banbu – a stone-polished bronze bowl community. See the still-existing craft of making an old Thai handicraft product “stone-polished bronze bowl” inherited from ancestor to descendant back to almost 300 years. The production is entirely by man-made from molding / shaping / carving the elaborate Thai designs, no machinery except at the final polishing stage. The materials are copper and tin mixed with fragments of gold from gold bowl.
Leave Banbu by boat, passing Royal Barge Museum. Lunch at local restaurant near Maharaj pier.
After lunch, walk through the busy area to the Grand Palace, one of the most beautiful example of an ancient Siamese court which used to be the Royal Residence. Here, you will see palaces used for different occasions; the Funeral Palace, the Reception Palace, the Throne Halll, the Coronation Hall, the Royal Guest House and the splendid Emerald Buddha Temple or Wat Phra Kaew.
Take a fun motorized three wheel vehicle local transportation, Tuk Tuk, to Wat Pho or well-known as a Reclining Buddha Temple. Wat Pho is famous as Thailand’s first university and is center for traditional Thai therapeutic massage and the huge & majestic golden Reclining Buddha.
Return to your hotel.