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Personalised Full Day with a Local

Bangkok

7 reviews
8 hours | from $70.00 pp
Discover Bangkok as you would if you were visiting a friend who lived there, someone who knows their city, and you, inside out! Whether you want to tick the most famous attractions off your bucket list or discover an off the beaten path local neighbourhood, your local will create a personalised experience just for you. See the highlights, immerse yourself in Bangkok's culture and live like a local for a day as you stroll through the city, stopping to enjoy the little things and indulge in sweet treats as well as visiting inspiring landmarks or the famous floating markets. So ditch the guidebook, and with your host by your side to navigate, see the real Bangkok like a local.
8 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised
Walking

What you'll do

Join a like-minded Local Host to explore a neighbourhood or two in the city, discovering hidden local gems as well as the city’s highlights, all through a local lens of course!Read more +

You could start the day with your Local Host taking the Chao Phraya Express Boat to Tha Chang to explore Bangkok’s oldest district, the artificial island of Ko Rattanakosin. Here, you’ll get an introduction to Thailand’s traditions and must-see temples, Wat Phra Kaew and Grand Palace, Wat Pho and Wat Arun.

For lunch you could grab some street food from a roadside vendor or a beer at one of the local’s favourite spots; a place that suits your preferences, budget, and dietary requirements.

Explore Bangkok's floating markets, visit Bangkok's Chinatown or learn about Thai culutre its all up to you!

As well as visiting the places you most want to see, stop by local spots and places of interest along the way that your host recommends to get an authentic insight into local life in Bangkok. 

Your Local Host will also advise you on the best way to spend the following days of your trip, allowing you to discover other areas of Bangkok that you will love and revealing other hidden gems that they know you’ll love. 

 

 

What To Expect 

We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes, and interests so we can assign a like-minded local who can create a bespoke experience for you.

Your Local Host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do and eat. 

Your Local Host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary.

Although you will see well-known sights, your Local Host will also help you to discover the places, things, and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique.

 

What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 8 hours with a Local Host
* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)

 

What's Not Included

* Food and drink
* Tickets to any attractions
* Transportation costs 
* Gratuities (optional)

  

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund.

 

Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.

Experience Highlights

* Spend a day with a local who will create an experience that's fully customised to your interests and what you'd most like to see 
* See Bangkok's iconic attractions or off the beaten path spots - the choice is yours!
* Get a unique insider’s perspective as you explore the city
* Discover the highlights of the area or neighbourhood that you explore
* See the real Bangkok that you wouldn't find in a guidebook
* Eat and drink like a local, picking up street food from a market or trying recommended authentic cuisine
* Get tips and tricks from your local for other areas to explore and exciting things to do for the rest of your trip

Total: USD
per adult
Start when you want

You can specify your preferred start time after booking

Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Languages
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free

Reviews

Sherry R

Amazing experience! Best Day of my whole trip was in Bangkok with Kat!

I can not say enough amazing things about Kat!! This was my very first time coming to Bangkok and I was overwhelmed as to where to go and what to see. I gave Kat some ideas of what interests I had and things I wanted to see and she made all my Bangkok dreams come true. She was very knowledgeable about all the areas we went to. She was great at communicating with locals. She took us to all kinds of fun little spots that most tourists don’t know about, these spots really showed me a beautiful side of Bangkok that I would have totally missed otherwise. She helped me experience and understand some of the culture of Thailand and explained the rules at the Temples to show respect while I was there. She went the extra mile to make this day special just for me! There was no cookie cutter tour or strong suggestion to go certain places. She listened very well and helped me see all the things in wanted to see. I would recommend Kat to all my family and friends of all ages that are coming to Bangkok, weather it’s there first time or there 10th time. Thank you Kat you helped me make memories to last a life time!

James S

Hire Zarut

We had an absolutely brilliant day with Zarut. He is intelligent, knowledgeable and insightful and most of all flexible. We spent a day in the off beaten neighborhoods and exploring wats and canals, had a terrific lunch in a very local place and ended at a tailor who’s handwork impressed even me. By all means hire him!!!

James S

Hire Zarut

We hired Zarut for a full day tour of the canals and unknown neighborhoods of Bangkok... and he pulled through 100%! He is witty, informed, knowledgeable, flexible and has great grasp on Thai culture and traditions. Lunch was delicious, at a small 6 table restaurant we never would have found on our own. He even took extra time to take me to a tailor at the end of our tour, the like of who’s Workmanship impressed even me. You’re missing out if you don’t hire him

Jesse  J

Fantastic day

I cannot reccomend cityunscripted enough. Our guide Sopa wen’t above and beyond to insure that my wife and I had the most interesting and amazing time. We will both be reccomending this company and the fabulous Sopa to everyone. We went to the floating market and it was a surprisingly quiet and calm place, perfect if you need a break from the busy city but not too far! Great hot food, crafts and farm fresh ingredients on sale everywhere. Thanks Sopa! J&J X