Situated at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River, Bangkok is a bustling metropolis that is known as the gateway to Thailand. Bangkok is the capital city of Thailand and popular place to visit for a holiday or as a stopover on your way to somewhere exotic. There are many flights that feature stopovers in Bangkok and offer the perfect opportunity to soak up the history, culture and atmosphere of this vibrant city. Regardless of whether you're stopping over for a couple of hours or a couple of days, there is much to see and do.
There is a wide range of accommodation conveniently located close to Bangkok Airport, ideal for those spending the night with a stopover in Bangkok.
Just 15 minutes from the airport terminal, Mode Sathorn Hotel offers ultramodern accommodation and an impressive range of onsite facilities. Just 20 minutes from the domestic and international terminals of the airport, Centara Grand at Central World is a luxury resort that soars over the Bangkok skyline. The resort enjoys fantastic proximity close to shopping, dining and entertainment precincts and is perfect for a stopover in Bangkok. Located 30 minutes from Bangkok Airport, the Pathumwan Princess Hotel is right above the MBK Shopping Centre. The hotel enjoys a comfortable and convenient range of accommodation and onsite facilities including a swimming pool, fitness centre, tennis court, squash court and a number of bars and restaurants.
Bangkok is home to a fantastic range of attractions, many of which are easily accessed just a short distance from the airport. With the BTS skytrain running every 3-6 minutes from 6am until midnight, you can quickly and conveniently make your way to some of the city's most popular shopping, entertainment and attractions. Kill a few hours by shopping til you drop at the Catuchak outdoor markets or the Siam Paragon where you can pick up anything from a designer handbag to a Ferrari. A 'must see' Bangkok attraction is The Grand Palace, home to a number of iconic sites and temples including Wat Phra Keow (Temple of the Emerald Buddha) and Wat Po, a 15m high and 46m long golden statue of the reclining Buddha. Another great way to take it the breathtaking vistas of the city is with a visit to the Baiyoke Sky Tower, Thailand's tallest building and an amazing observation point.
If you wish to stay longer in Bangkok, speak to your travel consultant about extending the stop over leg of your journey.