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Jim Thompson House Museum

Jim Thompson House Museum Tours and Activities

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Visit the Jim Thompson House for a deeper understanding of Thai history, architecture, and crafts. The collection of six teak houses and gardens belonged to an American expat who helped revive the country’s silk weaving industry and built this peaceful enclave in the mid-20th century before mysteriously disappearing in 1967.

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6 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Bangkok , 10330
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Private Guide In and Around Bangkok: Custom Tour

Private Guide In and Around Bangkok: Custom Tour

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This customizable private tour showcases the best of Bangkok and beyond. Follow your personal guide through some of the city's top attractions, including Wat Arun Grand Palace, and the Floating Market. Explore some of Bangkok's most vibrant neighborhoods, sample local cuisine (own expense), and wander the shops and sites with a local who offers insight and information along the way.
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  • 8 hours
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$56.93
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$56.93
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Bangkok in Motion: City Highlights Tour by Skytrain, Boat, and Tuk-Tuk

Bangkok in Motion: City Highlights Tour by Skytrain, Boat, and Tuk-Tuk

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Discover Bangkok via its public transportation system as you travel with a private guide throughout the city by Skytrain, 'tuk-tuk' (motorized rickshaw), public boat, and shuttle boat—and on foot. Make stops at Wat Pho, the Grand Palace, and the Jim Thompson House, and float down the Chao Phraya River and one of its ‘klongs’ (canals). Opt for an additional early morning stroll in Lumpini Park, too.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$121.13
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$121.13
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In and around Bangkok Private Tour Guide with Custom Experience

In and around Bangkok Private Tour Guide with Custom Experience

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Explore Bangkok with your very own tour guide during this full-day tour. Customize your own itinerary and visit Bangkok’s main attractions and some hidden gems. See the Grand Palace, Wat Arun, Wat Pho, the floating market and much more and get around using the city’s incredible public transport system. Experience Bangkok like a local and discover the best the city has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.26
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$53.26
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Highlights of Bangkok (Private 1 Day Tour)

Highlights of Bangkok (Private 1 Day Tour)

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Bangkok is a large and sprawling city that can often feel overwhelming for first-time visitors. Orient yourself in Thailand’s capital with ease during a private full-day tour that provides a comprehensive introduction to the city. For an immersive local experience, you’ll take public transport and zip between top attractions such as the Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho) and the Grand Palace without getting lost.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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$102.14
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$102.14
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Siam Hop - Hop On Hop Off Bus

Siam Hop - Hop On Hop Off Bus

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Bangkok is one of the most cosmopolitan, contrasting and compelling cities in the world known for its vibrant street-life and the smiling, welcoming people who live there. Experiencing the many unique attractions and fascinating cultures that make up the city has just been made easier by Siam Hop. A Siam Hop ticket allows you to move freely at your own pace exploring places in the city that you choose to visit.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.14
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$25.14
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Private & Guided: Bangkok Top 7 Wonders With Grand Palace & Jim Thompson

Private & Guided: Bangkok Top 7 Wonders With Grand Palace & Jim Thompson

Discover 10 of Bangkok's top attractions on this full-day tour with a guide who introduces you to the city's history, views, culture, and more. Browse and shop in Chinatown; visit the most popular museums, parks, and temples; and enjoy a delicious dinner included in the price.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.85
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$153.85
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Jim Thompson’s Story of Silk

Jim Thompson’s Story of Silk

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American entrepreneur Jim Thompson worked to bring Thai silk to the world, then filled his historic Bangkok home with a peerless collection of antiques, pottery, silk, and curiosities. Hear the story of his life and mysterious death on a guided, 3-hour tour of the Jim Thompson house, with round-trip transport from downtown Bangkok hotels and entrance fees included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$53.98
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The 9-ways of transport experience

The 9-ways of transport experience

Spend the day exploring an important feature of Bangkok's inner workings: the transportation system. With a guide in the lead, you'll quickly master nine of the 16 different transport options in the city: canal taxi, water taxi, tuk-tuk, motorcycle taxi, taxi, Metro, Skytrain, bus, and train. Traveling with a small group means you'll get plenty of personalized attention and the chance to ask questions about Thai culture and history while on your journey.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.46
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$100.46

Secret Food Tour with the Locals in Bangkok w/ Private Tour Option

Secret Food Tour with the Locals in Bangkok w/ Private Tour Option

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Discover the best of Bangkok’s street food cuisine on this small-group walking tour. Visit hidden gems and street food stalls to learn about the delicious cuisine of Thailand. Sample various dishes such as pork with sticky rice, papaya salad, fresh seasonal fruit, Thai coffee, Thai beer, and more. Experience the local cuisine like a local and fall in love with Bangkok’s food scene.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.40
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$73.40
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All Inclusive Bangkok Thrilling Tuk Tuk Private Tour

All Inclusive Bangkok Thrilling Tuk Tuk Private Tour

This one is for the fun-seekers! Explore the lively city of Bangkok at night by Tuk-Tuk and experience all of the most famous spots. This night tour is packed full of culture, delicious food, great photos and a ton of excitement! The evening will start at a meeting point with one of our friendly, English speaking guides. From there your adventure will begin as you start your drive in one of Thailand's world famous Tuk-Tuks. This night tour will be fully packed with famous landmarks, vintage architecture, delicious food, and much much more! == 6:00 PM – Meet at Sanam Chai MRT Station and hop on your Tuk-Tuk 6:10 PM – Arrive at the beautifully illuminated Wat Pho 7:00 PM –Enjoy a local Thai dinner at Mit Ko Yuan 7:45 PM – Satisfy your sweet tooth at a Legendary Dessert Spot 8:30 PM - Admire the towering Giant Swing 9:15 PM - Marvel at the pure white Wat Prayurawongsawat 10:00 PM – Walk along the river at Yodpiman River Walk 10:45 PM – Return to Sanam Chai MRT Station
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.24
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$89.24
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Bangkok City Safari (Join-in)

Bangkok City Safari (Join-in)

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Benefit from the attention of your guide on a small-group full-day tour that explores Bangkok’s top attractions while traveling by public transportation and boat. Visit landmarks such as Wat Pho, the Grand Palace, the Ban Bat artisan workshops that make bowls for Buddhist monks, and the Jim Thompson House (house tour at additional expense). Your tour includes temple and palace entrance fees, and public transit fares.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.69
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$62.69
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Fullday Private Tour Guide Service with Thai LUNCH in & around Bangkok(8 Hours)

Fullday Private Tour Guide Service with Thai LUNCH in & around Bangkok(8 Hours)

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Sometime it is memorable to do what you exactly want ?, it is possible in our known destinations but when we come overseas we still need the same something what we exactly like, exactly see and experience. Now we have a great private, totally customizable tour for you under an experience guide. Now You set the place, we assist you to create your itinerary using public transport or taxi, we tailored your interest into a memorable day at your holiday!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$103.81
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$103.81
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Jim Thomson's House & Suan Pakkard Palace Tour

Jim Thomson's House & Suan Pakkard Palace Tour

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Jim Thompson House in the heart of Bangkok is the former house of American Jim Thompson, turned into a museum. Surrounded by a well kept tropical garden are six teak wooden buildings in traditional Thai architectural style. On display in the houses is a collection of mostly South East Asian art brought together by Jim Thompson. The house is now managed by the James H.W. Thompson Foundation which aims to preserve the house and its art collection. Jim Thompson revived the Thai silk industry. On display around the house are items used in the production of silk as well as boards with information about the process of silk worm harvesting, spinning and weaving. Suan Pakkard Palace, the former home of Prince Paripatra. Suan Pakkad Palace or Suan Pakkard Palace is a museum in Bangkok, Thailand. It is located on Sri Ayutthaya Road, south of the Victory Monument. The museum has Thai antiques on display, including Ban Chiang pottery over 4,000 years old
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$72.03
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$72.03
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Half-Day Tour of Jim Thompson House in Bangkok

Half-Day Tour of Jim Thompson House in Bangkok

Explore a stunning example of traditional Thai architecture with a half-day tour of Jim Thompson’s historic Bangkok home. Learn how the American businessman helped bring Thai silks to a worldwide audience, then browse Thompson’s remarkable collection of art from around Asia. Visit the six homes that make up the complex, and see examples of teak construction from around the country. Enjoy time away from Bangkok’s bustling streets in the property’s lush, jungle-like gardens as you hear about Thompson’s intriguing life and mysterious disappearance.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.28
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$60.28

Ayutthaya Ancient City Instagram Tour (Private & All-Inclusive)

Ayutthaya Ancient City Instagram Tour (Private & All-Inclusive)

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The Ancient City of Ayutthaya is an absolute MUST if you’re planning a vacation to Bangkok! Our Ancient City Tour will take you to all of the most historic spots all in one day. Indulge yourself in the most iconic locations in Ayutthaya, get some great vacation snaps and even experience a local market! Our all-inclusive Ayutthaya day tour will start with you being picked up from your hotel by one of our awesome local tour guides. == 8:00 AM – Pick up at your hotel (exact time may vary depending on your location) 9:45 AM – Visit the one of a kind Wat Phra Mahathat 10:35 AM – Arrive at beautiful Wat Ratchaburna 11:15 AM – Stock up on souvenirs at a Local Market 12:05 PM – Lunch time! 1:00 PM – Explore the incredible Wat Phra Si Sanphet 1:55 PM – See where King Prasat Thong reigned at Wat Chiwatthanaram 2:30 PM – Return back to your hotel 4:00 PM – Arrive back at your hotel (exact time may vary depending on your location)
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  • 7 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$127.18
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Baan Krua Nua, A Day as a Silk Explorer, Bangkok, Join Tour

Baan Krua Nua, A Day as a Silk Explorer, Bangkok, Join Tour

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Local Alike brings you to explore a new experience at the center of Bangkok where is famous for various shopping department stores. There is a small hidden community where the story of Thai Silk has been existing for decades; this community is called “Ban Krua Nua”. It’s time to explore the area and learn the importance and benefits of Thai silk.
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  • 3 hours
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$52.24
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Jim Thompson's House & Suan Pakkard Palace Tour from Bangkok

Jim Thompson's House & Suan Pakkard Palace Tour from Bangkok

Visit the house of Jim Thomson—founder of the Thai Silk Company—and pay a visit to the magnificent Suan Pakkard Palace. See the Thompson house, which has been transformed into a splendid museum full of Southeast Asian art, and tour Suan Pakkard Palace, the former home of Prince Paripatra. - Discovery of the life & history of Jim Thomson - Inspiring architecture & beauty of Jim Thomson's House - 4 traditional houses at the Historical Suan Pakkard Palace - Impressive display of royal antiques & collectibles - Stress-free roundtrip transfer from your Bangkok city hotel
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.35
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Go Bangkok Explorer City Pass: Choose 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 Attractions

Go Bangkok Explorer City Pass: Choose 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 Attractions

Visit Bangkok's top attractions and get up to 63% off admission with the Go Bangkok Explorer pass. Choose 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 activities from a list of over 20 attractions and tours. Explore the Grand Palace and Temple of the Emerald Buddha, enjoy a panoramic trip on the Chao Phraya River, or learn more about delicious Thai cuisine with exciting cooking classes. Your pass is fully digital – simply display on a mobile device or print at home. Pass holders also get a digital guidebook to help plan their itinerary. The Go Bangkok Explorer pass includes: • Your choice of 3,4,5, 6 or 7 attractions or tours • Must-see sights including the Grand Palace and Emerald Buddha tour, Bangkok Temples tour and more • 1-day Hop-on Hop-off Bus tour and Chao Phraya River Cruise • Digital pass and guidebook on your mobile device or print-at-home
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  • 60 days
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$68.57
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$68.57

Private Tour: Jim Thompson House & SuanPakkad Palace Museum Tour

Private Tour: Jim Thompson House & SuanPakkad Palace Museum Tour

Book this half-day visit to visit traditional Thai houses with steep rooftops angling upward toward the sky, the two best places in Bangkok are the Jim Thompson House (King of Thai Silk); and Suan Pakkard Palace or "Royal residence of the Lettuce Garden". Today them two are historical centers having tremendous assortment of Thai customary expressions, collectibles, works of art, figures, and antiques.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$112.83
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Bangkok - Walking Tour

Bangkok - Walking Tour

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If you’ve already visited the Royal Palace and Khao San Road, this walking tour will take you to some of Bangkok’s less-visited sights and offer a whole new perspective on the city. Visit the Jim Thompson Museum, take in the views from Wat Saket, browse the stalls of the Flower Market, and experience local life as you cruise along the canals. Finally, enjoy a tasty lunch of typical Thai cuisine.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.46
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Jim Thompson House and Suan Pakkad

Jim Thompson House and Suan Pakkad

Visit Jim Thompson's Thai House. This remarkable Thai style house is named after the man who created it from several exceptional examples of traditional Thai domestic architecture. Jim Thompson came to Thailand at the end of World War II. He became famous for reviving the Thai silk industry before disappearing under mysterious circumstances somewhere in Malaysia. Now a museum, Jim Thompson’s Thai House contains connoisseur collections of Asian artefacts and antiques. A visit is made to Suan Pakkad Palace, residence of the Royal Highness Prince Chumbhot Paribatra of Nakhon Sawan, which is decorated with 17th century architecture and a collection of rare antiques representing every type of Thai Art.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.67
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From Jim Thompson’s Silk to Madame Tussaud’s wax

From Jim Thompson’s Silk to Madame Tussaud’s wax

Benefit from round-trip transportation to two distinctly different attractions in Bangkok on your choice of morning or afternoon excursion. Visit the Jim Thompson House, an exquisite compound of traditional Thai houses that showcases the artworks and silk products of Jim Thompson, who is credited with reviving Thailand’s silk industry. Continue to Madame Tussauds’ to view lifelike wax figures of worldwide celebrities, before your tour ends with hotel drop-off.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.75
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$89.75
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The Sacred Sak Yant Tattoo Tour (Private & All-Inclusive)

The Sacred Sak Yant Tattoo Tour (Private & All-Inclusive)

Sak Yant is a traditional ritual in Thailand that holds such cultural importance. On our Sacred Tattoo Tour you get to be a part of it! Experience the whole process - an offering, meeting the Master to discuss the process of the design creation, the tattoo making and the result. And your deep-dive into Thai culture doesn’t stop there. You’ll also get to experience an authentic local market and ride in a famous tuk-tuk to the beautiful Wat Dhammamongkol. What an experience! = 11:00 AM – Meet at Bang Chak MRT Station 11:30 AM –Gather your offering for the Tattoo Master at a Local Market 12:30 PM – Arrive at the Sak Yant Sacred Place and Meet the Tattoo Master 2:30 PM – Lunch time! 3:30 PM – Take a Tuk-Tuk to Wat Dhammamongkol 4:30 PM – Return back to the meeting point
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.24
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All Inclusive Mystical Waterfall and River Kwai Private Tour

All Inclusive Mystical Waterfall and River Kwai Private Tour

The historic River Kwai is a must-visit on your trip to Thailand! Learn all about the Thai history connected to the river, take a peaceful ride on the river itself, followed by a visit to the most beautiful seven-tiered waterfall, all in one day on our Mystical Waterfall & River Kwai day tour. This all-inclusive day tour will begin in the morning when you’ll be picked up from your hotel by your own personal driver and tour guide for the day. = 7:30 AM – Pick up at your hotel (exact time may vary depending on your location) 9:30 AM – Arrive at the historic JEATH War Museum 10:30 AM – Arrive at the WWII built Bridge Over River Kwai 11:30 AM – Take a peaceful Long Tail Boat Ride on the River Kwai 12:30 PM – Lunch time! 2:30 PM – Begin your hike up the Seven Tier Mystical Erawan Waterfalls 5:30 PM – Return back to your hotel 7:30 PM – Arrive back at your hotel (exact time may vary depending on your location)
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  • 11 to 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$191.80
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Jim Thompson House Museum can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 37 Jim Thompson House Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Jim Thompson House Museum costs USD 25.14. Guided Jim Thompson House Museum tours start around USD 25.14 per person. See all 37 Jim Thompson House Museum tickets and tours on Viator.
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