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Free tour

Downtown Bangkok, Skytrain + boat

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Guru: Luc
Quality Verified Registered on July 29, 2023

Hi, my name is Lucas, I am a tour guide since 2010, worked in more than 20 countries. Based in Bangkok - or Manila, Phnom Penh, Montréal, Kathmandu - I follow the current of the guiding ! I am doing those walking tour now, trying to share my knowledge with first time visitors. As I am doing this without salary, tip is well appreciated, Guru guidelines suggest min 10€ or 300 Bath. I can answer all questions and show you some hidden / out of the beaten path places. If you want to see and do tourist stuff like floating market, my walks are not for you. I like to show you the normal life that is going on here in Bangkok, while I will help you with local transportation and others places to visit. With me you are walking to see things of the daily life, to feel the vibe as the local way. If you just want to know about tourist stuff, its easy by your own. With me its more about to learn/walk as the Bangkonian style.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

From gigantic MBK shopping center to Chit Lom BTS sky train, we will walk in both huge downtown district to some small alleys.

Starting at MBK downtown, we learn about Sky train system and take it to Chit Lom station (25 Bath). From there we walk on the sky bridge towards the modern Apple Store and Central World shopping mall.
Then we walk down on Ratchadamri street to go up on a another sky bridge leading us to Platinum fashion mall.
Here our walk goes down some small alleys where we talk about the daily life of the Bangkonian.
This alleys leads us at the interested Chaloemla (graffiti) park.

Then we finish at Saphan Hua Chang pier where you can catch taxi boat (12 Bath) to the old city and Khao San area.

This is a downtown walk, if you fancy tourist stuff, this walk is not for you. We will be walking and using local transport as the Bangkonian does. This walk is good if you just arrived in Bangkok as we talk and use local transportation.

If you want to feel the vibe of the daily life here, come on down !

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    PGWJ+F6X OneSiam Skywalk, Phaya Thai ...
    PGWJ+F6X OneSiam Skywalk, Phaya Thai Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand
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    MBK center, outside (on the platform near by the dog/cat/rabbit statue. See photo as reference. (BTS National Stadium). I am easy to spot with my many tattoos 😀

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    Outside visit
    MBK Center

    We meet here, near the white statue of the strange animal (mix dog/cat/rabbit), its on the platform, not on street level.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Chit Lom BTS Station

    This is the second BTS stop after National Stadium. We exit here to walk on a skybridge towards the Apple Store.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Erawan Shrine

    An impoprtant shirne for the Bangkonian, Erawan is home of a God Brahma statue, many rituals and some Khon traditional dance.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    Ganesh Shrine

    Ganesha, God of wisdom and succes, remover of obstacles, right in front of Central World shopping mall.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Chaloemla Park (Graffiti Park)

    Knows as graffiti park, its a vibrant and eclectic oasis nestled in the heart of Bangkok.

  • 6
    Outside visit
    Saphan Hua Chang pier

    This is the pier to catch the taxi-boat. From here it's 10 minutes by boat and only 12 bath to arrive near Khao San Road. It stop 200 meters from the Golden Mount.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

4.72
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4.67
Fun
4.73
Expression
4.82
Quality
4.63
Route
4.57
Belen 28 Apr 2024
Corrientes

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Todo super bien ! Luc es un gran conocedor del lugar y muy amable en su trato. Nos gustó mucho el tour
Marc 27 Apr 2024
Hohentannen

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Coole Tour mit fachkundigem Guide. Sehr empfehlenswert 😁
Mae Villa 21 Mar 2024
Düsseldorf

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Travelled in group - Mar 2024
I can highly recommend Luc’s tour.
J. Valeria 21 Mar 2024
Andorra la Vella

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Estuvo muy bien el tour, el guía y la información entregada. Lo que si, se me hizo corto y yo hubiese recorrido un poco mas. Me gusta caminar.
Irene 13 Mar 2024
Madrid

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Travelled alone - Mar 2024
Un guía absolutamente estupendo. La visita ha sido super entretenida y encima nos ha dado muchísimas recomendaciones para estos días que vamos a pasar en Tailandia. Muy ameno y con un gran recorrido por la ciudad. Lo recomiendo 100%
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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