Chinatown,flower market,Sta.Cruz Catholic church,wat Kalaynamitr,Grand Palace and Baiyoke sky Tower
 
 
 
                                                   
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
                                                   
 
08:00
 Leave hotel by taxi towards Chinatown of Bangkok  
       
 
08:45
 Walk along different alleys of currently the world biggest Chinatown outside China. The highlight is the walk  
     through the lane where the Chineses sell all kinds of offering made from paper to be burnt for their passaway  
     ancestors, and also the new food lane where we can learn the expression,"nothing that has lives can't be eaten by  
     the Chineses."  
       
 
09:45
 We leave Chinatown by A/C public bus to 'Pak Klong Talad flower market'  
       
 
10:00

 We walk through different sections of this wholesale market where people come to buy flowers, vegetables and

 
     fruits in allotment for resale within thier communities.  
       
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
       
 
10:30
 We cross the river by ferry to the 'Sta.Cruz Catholic Church'. 200 years ago, this area was resided by the Protugueses.  
 
 Now, only Thai Catholics live here. We may enter the church if it is opened. Then we walk alongside the  
     Chaophraya river passing by the old Chinese shrine for the God of Honesty (Guankong), to the big Thai buddhist  
     temple for good friends (wat Kalayanamitr). The big assembly hall of this temple houses the biggest sitting Buddha  
     image in Bangkok (17 meters high).  
     After we pay respect to the big Buddha, we cross a canal and walk further by the side of the royal Navy Headquarter  
     to wat Arun, the landmark of Bangkok by waterway.  
       
 
11:45
 We cross by ferry again from the west to the east side of the Chaophraya river. Then we continue for a short ride  
     on Tuk Tuk to the world famous Grand Palace and the Emerald Temple.  
       
 
 12:15
 We spend our time within the most important Buddhist temple of the kingdom where almost every kings from the  
     current Jakkree dynasty contribute somethings to. Then we come out to the former residence of the kings. Though  
     the king does not live here anymoe, he comes from time to time to perform the ritual ceremonies.  
       
     Note : this palace is official and requires the official polite dress. Sleeveless shirt is not allowed. Trouser is  
                 required and need to be as low to cover the heels. Slipper is acceptable.  
       
 
13:15
 We walk out from the palace to Maharat pier where we will enjoy our simple lunch in a restaurant overlooking the  
     river.  
       
 
 14:15
 We board the Chaophraya busboat down the Chaophraya river to Siphraya pier. Scenic view of the building we  
     have covered during the walk this morning will show up again while we cruise along the river.  
       
 
15:15
 We continue on A/C public bus to Pratunam shopping area. Then we walk further to the Baiyoke Sky Tower,  
     now the highest tower of Thailand.  
       
 
16:15
 The high speed glass elevator will lift us up to the indoor viewpoint on th 77th floor. Then we connect on another  
     highspeed elevator to the 83rd, then walk a story up to the openair viewpoint floor which revolves 360 degree within  
     approximate 5 minutes.  
       
 
17:15
 By taxi we get back to the hotel and it is the final of the day tour.