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What are the places and activities in Thailand that can't be missed? I will be there for only 4 days.

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Hi there,
I think it definately depends on your interests. However, I think that the following attractions should be a good diverse 4 day offering to Bangkok:

* Floating Market (Damnoen Saduak) -
A trip in a traditional boat floating through the canals, viewing the beautiful traditional Thai houses built on the water side. And longtail boats packed with produce for sale - great to see everyday life occuring!

* Wat Po - One of the most famous Temples in Bangkok. Home to the famous Golden Reclining Buddha, and schooling in Thai Massage where for a small fee you can also take some time to relax and receive a massage yourself.

* The Grand Palace - A huge complex of buildings dating from the 14th century. Home to the Emerald Buddha, Wat Phra Keo. Several palaces each built for its own function i.e. Funeral Palace.

* And I guess a trip to Bangkok would not be complete without a trip to the infamous Patpong district. Home to the nightclubs where the shows are available. Take it or leave it, it still an eye-opener. With street markets, food stalls and some good restaurants if you know where to look.

Let me know if you need any assistance. We can organise hotels within your budget and arrange the day/s in advance for you. For a more personal service - contact me directly with a quick couple of lines on who you are and how you imagine your trip to Bangkok would be. We can personalise the service for you.

Have a great trip.

GemMarie.
It might also be worth arranging a day trip to either:

1. Kanchanaburi - The site of the infamous Death Railway, the Bridge over the River Kwai and the beautiful Erawan Falls.

2. Ayuthaya - The ancient capital of Thailand which was sacked by the Burnmese centuries ago. Home to many now ruined, yet fascinating temples.

Also visit, or even stay in, the Khao San Road. It's a travellers and tourist attraction in and of itself and has a collection of bars, restaurants and clubs. Staying there would allow for some independence and a flexible schedule as well - a lot of people speak some English and there are many travel agents there that can cater to all your sightseeing needs.

It would also be criminal to miss out on Chatuchak Market (the largest in the world) when you're souvenir shopping. It's on the outskirts of Northern bangkok but can be easily reached via MRT. It's a great place for a bargain!
Grand Palace in Bangkok
Aerawan and Ancient City in Bangkok
Kanchanaburi
I think that in just 4 days you can only hope to get out from Patpong! Good luck!
Do the floating market early in the morning and then keep heading west to Kanchanaburi. Check out the tiger temple, Erawan falls, and the Bridge over the River Kwai. Back in Bangkok. If sex tourism interests you...Patpong and Soi Cowboy are your ticket. Shopping at the weekend market (chatuchak). Canal boat trip (do it with the Thais for 4 baht not the touristy garbage). If you have money to burn, dinner at Sirocco.
With the time spent in traffics, it seems to me very frustrating to only have 4 days. Nethertheless, if beach living is an interest, Pattaya is probably trhe best solutiion while you will need max. 2 hours to come back to the International airport Suvarnabhumi.
depending on your interrest and places, North for ethnic, culture, trekking trip, Kanchanaburi Erawan waterfall, Koh Chang waterfalls, elephant trekking, Koh Phan Ngnan is a lovely natural island beautifull underwater good place to relax only
when are you going? Songkran festival, which is the Thai New Year, definitely is worth it. The Thai people will play water games and everyone goes crazy, a bit like Mardi Grass. It starts around April 13.
The most famous place to go is the emerald buddha temple and chatuchak market.
Hello Gilberto,

As you are coming here for only 4 days, the first and the last days just forget it.

Any way the following plan can suit to you.

Stay at:- Baiyoke Sky Hotel,

Shopping so near to hotel.
MBK, Pratunam Mall, Siam Square, and Siam Paragon.

Night travel:-
Suan Luang Night market
Patpong night market / night life
Hollywood pub at ratchada.

Day Travel:-
The Grand Palace and Wat arun………..1/2 day. A must see for new comers.
Floating Market (Damnoen Saduak) ………1/2 day. Different atmosphere and worth.
Pattaya trip………….Full day. Better on Friday or Saturday. Night life and beach life is the main attraction.
Safari world………..if you have kids this could be a good place to visit. they have Thai cultural shows and many shows surely makes the day worth.

Good day.
Bangkok tour and Maybe Koh Chang
For floating market, I will prefer Ampawa rather than Damnoensaduak. And the ancient capital like Ayuthaya is worth to go if you like the history and culture!
For floating market, I will prefer Ampawa rather than Damnoensaduak. And the ancient capital like Ayuthaya is worth to go if you like the history and culture!
Totally depends on what you are looking for. If you like cities do all of the abover mentioned. If you prefer beach, take a flight with Bangkok Airways (1hour) down south to Koh Samui and spend 4 days there on the beach, having spa treatments, massage, good restaurants, great nightlife. If you want more info on Koh Samui just ask

Have a nice trip
You won't get to see a lot in 4 days, if you're in Bangkok, Id suggest visiting:
The Grand Palace
Wat Pho
Wat Arun
Taling Chan Floating Market (open weekends only)
Chinatown
Patpong (evening)
Four days does not give you much time at all. Where will you be and that I am sorry to say, will dictate what you will see that is convienint to your location.
In Phuket you have to go to Patong, get wet here at Sonkran, charter a boat to Phi Phi, scuba dive and go fishing. Hope that helps you?
Only 4 days!
Pls. don't come to BKK.
To enjoy must see palces in Bangkok u should be here for at least 10 days.
Don't miss the journey to Koh Samui(Ferry) & Full Moon party.
Almost every visit to Thailand starts with Bangkok. And it's Bangkok that has many things to offer. One of the "must do in Bangkok" is joining Colors of Bangkok excursion. It gives you a totally different picture as Bangkok in brochures and magazines. have a look at

Andre
The number one thing you should experience is the amazing nightlife. Bangkok never sleeps and this city in my opinion is the most entertaining in the world.

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