Bangkok Thailand – The bustling capital city of Thailand and one of the main gateways for travel around the country and the region. Towering high rises dwarfing ornate and colourful temples. Traditional Klongs (waterways) alongside packed roads. Smartly dressed executives walking alongside saffron robed Buddhist monks, usually with both on their mobile phone. Flying time 12 hours from the UK.
With a total diversity of scenery and cultures, depending, on the region, multi centre touring options within Thailand are popular. There are excellent air links between most of the major cities, as well as good roads. The following are just a few Tour ideas for Thailand and each can be easily modified to suit your personal requirements.
There are few better ways to see Bangkok than from the famous Chao Phyra River that cuts through the city. Be amazed by how much the river influences everyday life, from transferring smartly dressed executives to and from their offices, saffron robed monks on the way to temple, children going to school. Everyone uses the river, indeed many live on stilts alongside it.
The Chatrium Hotel Riverside is superbly located on the Chao Praya riverside, yet with numerous shopping opportunities just a short boat ride away. Plus the new attraction, Asiatique, with its family focused night market entertainment style, is just a couple of minutes away. The hotel provides fantastic high quality style, with spacious accommodation, and offers Chic Locations clients superb value.
Hotel Muse Bangkok is a highly individual superior first class hotel, located on Langsuan Road, close to the main shopping areas of Sukhumvidt. It is boutique themed, with high quality accommodation, colonial grandeur with some contemporary features.
Part of the M Gallery Hotel Collection of Accor.
Mode Sathorn Bangkok is a new funky, contemporary, high rise hotel offering super value. Conveniently located close to the junction of Sathorn and Lumpini Park in the heart of Bangkok, with the shopping of Silom Road just a few minutes walk. Surasak Skytrain station is just a stroll away and offers a convenient way to explore the city The airport is 50 minutes.
So Sofitel Bangkok is a trendy, ultra modern and luxurious high rise hotel. Totally hip and cool, deliberately quirky, with design influence from Christian LaCroix. Well located in on the corner of Sathorn and Rama 1V roads, close to the junction with Silom Road. The airport is about 50 minutes drive.
The Sukhothai is a deluxe hotel, centrally located on South Sathon Road, close to Lumpuni Park and the shopping area of Silom Road. One of the very best hotels in the region, valued by those who appreciate originality, classic chic elegance and gentle calm simplicity and of course highly personalised attention.
The Metropolitan Bangkok is located tn South Sathorn Road, close to the Silom shopping area (10 minutes walk). A luxury hotel which has a Zen influenced atmosphere, with contemporary rather than traditional Thai influences- clean, simple and uncluttered. The airport is 50 minutes drive.
The Peninsula Bangkok has an enviable riverside location in the central Chao Phyra area. A towering 37 floor hotel with superb views from virtually every angle. The modern exterior rather disguises a property of real quality, with the interior reflecting the splendour of a bygone age.
Staying with Siam Bangkok will be a unique experience. It captures the romance of yesteryear and you could almost expect Somerset Maughan or Noel Coward to be holding court at the bar. Yet at the same time you have all of the contemporary comforts you could wish for, with incredible attention to the smallest detail.