Bangkok has an amazing offer of day tours which can take you to some of the most stunning landscapes even if you don’t have a lot of time.

Bangkok day tours offer goes from temple visits in the city to national parks and beautiful beaches.

With such a list of things to see and do in Bangkok, we want to make sure you don’t miss any of the highlights. So we have collected a list with the best day tours in Bangkok for a perfect vacation.

Nomads RTW in Bangkok

This page may content affiliate links. Click here to read our disclosure

Top 12 Bangkok Day Tours & Trips

Ayutthaya Temples Tour

Bangkok day tour Ayutthaya temples

Ayutthaya historical park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Expect to find spectacular temples of the early Ayutthaya period surrounded by a dense canopy of ancient trees.

Take into account that it can be really warm, so it is best to visit early in the morning, and always take water with you.

Taking Bangkok day tours to Ayutthaya temples is probably the most efficient way to visit them on the same day.

This is normally a quiet area, with vegetation and ponds around, which will make a very pleasant and beautiful visit. There also plenty of budget accommodation and hotels around, so if you are considering spending the night over could also be a good choice.

Book Ayutthaya Temples Tour

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market & Maeklong Train Market Tour

Damnoen Saduak Floating Market & Maeklong Train Market Tour

It is not by chance Damnoen Saduak Floating Market & Maeklong Train Market Tour is the most popular day tour in Bangkok.

Experience the iconic Maeklong Railway Market (umbrella pulldown market) by taking a local train. Then, visit Damnoen Saduak, the most famous floating market in Thailand filled with many colorful boat vendors and vibrant local life.

This day tour is an excellent value for money and the easiest way to see them both without the hassle to get there by yourself.

Book Floating market and train market tour

2-Hour dinner cruise on Chao Phraya River

Chao Phraya dinner cruise

Experience this unforgettable tour of Bangkok, as you take a cruise through the heart of Bangkok along the Chao Phraya river.

Seated in a comfortable cruise ship with an open-air deck, enjoy gorgeous views of the Bangkok skyline, and some of its most iconic landmarks. What a better way to finish this experience than with an exquisite dinner. Are you in?

Book Chao Phraya River Tour

Bangkok by Night Tuk-Tuk Tour: Markets, Temples & Food

 Bangkok by Night Tuk Tuk Tour: Markets, Temples & Food

If you have just one night, this tuk-tuk night tour you’ll whizz around Bangkok’s older districts and see the beauty of its monuments by night.

Visit both famous and lesser-known temples and markets, stopping for food as you go. Stops include Wat Pho and the flower market.

There is no better way to explore the city than adventuring through its lively streets with a tuk-tuk!

Book Bangkok by night tour

Siam Niramit

SIAM NIRAMIT, a popular day tour in Bangkok

Listed in the Guinness Book of World records, Siam Niramit is one of the most important productions in the world.

Discover the rich culture and heritage of Thailand during this wonderful performance. You’ll be transported to the magical world of Siam with the magical dances and music of this great production.

If you want to learn about the ways of life of the Thai people in the past, and about their incredibly diverse culture and heritage there is no better way.

Book Siam Niramit ticket

Calypso Cabaret Show

Calypson cabaret show in Bangkok

Calypso Cabaret Show is one of the biggest lifestyle projects in Asia and is the first of its kind in Bangkok

Witness a confluence of incredible talent and beauty, as some of the top transgender artists of Thailand put up an unforgettable performance at the Calypso Cabaret Show.

You can also enjoy a special Thai dinner before the show while watching  traditional dance, while you get ready for the big show.

Book tickets for Calypso show

Watch Live Muay Thay

Muay Thai is a popular Bangkok day tour.

Muay Thai boxing is the favorite sport in Bangkok and such an impressive spectacle.

Here you can enjoy a combination of music, fights, and stunts by some of Thailand’s top talents.

Although a Muay Thai combat is truly an experience, it is not for sensitive people for sure.

Book Muay Thai tickets

Kanchanaburi

kanchanaburi Bangkok day trip

Kanchanaburi is a picturesque town in western Thailand, which offers a great variety of sights and attractions.

The most famous attractions are Death Railway, Bridge over the River Kwai, Erawan national park and the Allied War Cemetery.

If you only have a day to visit Kanchanaburi, we suggest you check this day trip.

It can be way too hot during summer months, so try to avoid visiting on that period (April)

Book a day trip to Kanchanaburi

Koh Kret

Koh-Kret

Koh Kret is situated in the middle of the Chao Phraya River, further north from Bangkok city center. If you want something different and enjoy some peace, relaxation, you could bike from Koh Kret to Bangkok.

It is well known for being a settlement for Mon people. The island is also famous for the handmade terracotta pots, which are sold all over the artificial island.

On this little island, you can also find a nice weekend market, which is way less touristy and has a great variety of products from food to flowers and more. But the most striking on the island is the Wat Paramaiyikawat, a Buddhist temple with a 200-year-old golden stupa, said to contain the Buddha’s relics. Inside the temple, there is also a reclining Buddha.

Book a bike tour to Koh Kret

Hua Hin

Hua Hin beach

Just a few hours outside of Bangkok, you can find this