The very name conjures up some of the most exotic and inspiring images in the minds of adventurers the world over. Luxury travel to Bangkok – one of the ultimate world cities, a quixotic mixture of spice, sound, energy, and opulence. From its inception, the Thai kingdom has specialized in melding the grand and the intricate. Nowhere is the more evident that in the capital city Bangkok.
A premier location of the Eastern world, Bangkok is immersed in luxury and affluence while still offering a rich cultural heritage. Also ranked as Travel and Leisure’s best city in 2008, this Asian gem is home to fascinating temples, eclectic markets, luxurious palaces and a phenomenal cosmopolitan atmosphere. The sprawl of this urban region makes it a popular destination as it entertains well over 12-million tourists a year.
When you travel with Ker & Downey, we’ll take you behind the scenes, away from the crowds and above the fray to reveal the wonders of Bangkok as few are able to see them. You’ll tour with expert guides and renown curators, eat with chefs, and shop with artisans. Our special access allows us to show you the culture beyond the cultural shows and the magic behind Bangkok’s eternal air of mystery.
Royal palaces and shrines abound in the city, and just outside you will find monasteries where the peaceful Buddhist monks go about their days in simple dress and serene purpose, while lucky visitors observe their practice.
The floating markets offer an up-close look at the bountiful produce of Thailand, as well as it’s amazing waterfront culture, where human civilization extends from the banks of the river in uninterrupted productivity.
Bangkok is undoubtedly a major stop on any Southeast Asia itinerary, and a our masterful guides will ensure that every meal and excursion weaves a new thread into the brilliant tapestry that is your journey through Thailand.