Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 Help for 10 days for first timer in Japan
  2. 2 Te Best Luxury Ryokans in Japan
  3. 3 Southern India 1st Time Mom/Daughter HELP
  4. 4 Where to start my Japan trip?
  5. 5 Singapore or Hong Kong
  6. 6 options on 2 potential itineraries
  7. 7 18.5 Hours in Singapore
  8. 8 David's First Draft Itinerary for Sakura 2017
  9. 9 Trip Report A 6-week waking dream in North and South India.
  10. 10 For Fans of Gaggan Restaurant in Bangkok
  11. 11 Fodor's Boston GTG
  12. 12 Honeymoon in Bali
  13. 13 Booking hotels for Japan in April 2017
  14. 14 GETTING A CHINESE VISA--PERFECTION REQUIRED
  15. 15 India E Tourist Visa
  16. 16 India 1st Time Itinerary Revised - HELP!
  17. 17 Choosing destination while travelling with infant
  18. 18 New Travelor
  19. 19 Beautiful location for painting
  20. 20 ASK FOR CHOOSING RESORT IN NHA TRANG, VIETNAM
  21. 21 The Lost Frescos of Rajasthan
  22. 22 2 Week Honeymoon in Singapore and Indonesia
  23. 23 Kyoto & Tokyo tips
  24. 24 Honeymoon in Thailan
  25. 25 19 Day Sri Lanka Itinerary - Advice Needed!
View next 25 » Back to the top

How to fill a day while staying near the airport

Jump to last reply

We had booked one night at a hotel near BKK as we will be enroute to Myanmar for a 13 day tour. We arrive late to BKK and would have left early the next day to Myanmar. But our tour dates have changed to begin a day later and we have already booked flights from North America.

So we have decided to book 2 nights at the same hotel near the airport, to catch up on sleep and acclimatize ourselves. This gives us a day (Thursday) to do whatever. We could go into downtown Bangkok for the day, but we actually have 2 1/2 days in the city after our tour in Myanmar. I have been researching some other options and there are 3 places that look interesting and I think are accessible from the airport.

Amphawa Floating Market
Bang Phli (100 year old) Market and/or boat trips through the canals
Muang Boran (ancient city) - this is maybe too far?

We could hire a taxi (reasonable cost? Would he wait and take us back?) or take public transport if feasible. Are there tours that our hotel could organize? Or maybe we should go into Bangkok to get initial impressions or see something off the beaten path.

What would you do? Any suggestions are appreciated!
Cheers!

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement