Yes! Why? Because Bangkok can get hectic if you're not a local who knows how the city operates. From zooming motorbikes and shifting tuk-tuk prices to cultural customs, Thailand's capital can be overwhelming.
A local guide will help streamline your visit, eliminating awkward encounters, heavy language barriers, and potential legal issues. Avoid culture shock by creating your itinerary with our Bangkok guides.
The average tourist spends 9 days in Thailand and 3-4 days in Bangkok. We recommend spending 4-5 days touring Bangkok so you'll have enough time to explore the city's major attractions.
Are you strapped for time & new to the city? We've got you covered! Some of our essential tours include;
Bangkok Street Food Tour
Damnoen Saduak Floating Market Tour
The Floating Market Railway & Elephant Farm Tour
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Absolutely. Tour guides ensure your safety by acting as a buffer between you and your new surroundings. Tour guides are essential when you have questions about the culture, customs, and norms of a county as culturally diverse as Thailand.
Our private guides have the added benefit of customizing your itinerary to suit your travel schedule, so no rowdy tour groups with strangers or scheduling delays from waiting for others outside your travel circle.
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November to March is considered the best time to visit Bangkok if you're looking for cool weather, minimal rainfall, and fun street festivals. It's also peak season, so hotels and accommodations need pre-booking.
Bangkok Quick Chart: When To Visit
Looking for hot weather→April to July
Looking for special festivals→March to May
Beat the crowds→July to October
1. Do carry identification when you’re out and about
2. Don’t drink tap water!
3. Do use local greeting customs.
4. Don’t touch someone's head, especially not a statue's head.
5. Do be adventurous when trying the food. You might find a new favorite!
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With an estimated population of 12 million, busy areas like the Grand Palace, Wat Pho temple, and the Chao Phraya River are best viewed with a private tour.
For an intimate experience, consider our Bangkok “Off The Beaten Path” Tours;
Bangkok Orchid Farm & Giant Buddha Temple
Muay Thai Training, Dinner & Ringside Seats
Couples will enjoy these GWG Private Tours;
- Pottery Making At Koh Kret Island
- Chao Phraya Evening Dinner
- Bangkok Flower Market Tour
- Ayutthaya Day Tour
Need more romantic locations on your trip? GoWithGuide tours are completely customizable, so if you see a venue you like, give your guide a heads up, and they'll add it to your itinerary!
With a real local of your choice
Just contact your favorite local
So no group tours with strangers