I loved the hussle and bussle of it all.
Unfortunately so many people only see that side and it can paint an unfair picture of true Thai culture: I still stay there occasionally and enjoy it for a simple RnR break of shopping, eating, drinking, watching TV, etc having passed thru Bangkok maybe 20 times but usually I stay at one the other areas and visit on day trip, like recently on my way up here to China. Alias … these days every western pleb is discovering the joys of Asia and beyond ; the world is changing too fast.
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Once in Khao San, the easiest way to explore the area is on foot. If you'd like to go on a fun and exciting tuk tuk ride, it is recommended to fix the price for service before hopping on. Duration 4h Free cancellation.
Khao San Road - The popular book 'The Beach' famously described Khao San Road as "the centre of the backpacking universe". Judging by the truth-seeking. Khaosan Road or Khao San Road (Thai: ถนนข้าวสาร) is a short ( meter long) street in central Bangkok, Thailand constructed in during the reign of.
USD 61 per adult. USD 33 per adult. USD 44 per traveler.
Taxes, fees not included for deals content. The street itself and the surrounding area feature numerous restaurant, bars, hotels, shops and entertainment, especially during the night when the entire neighborhood comes alive. A recent scam involves cheap transport offers to discos, massage parlours, etc. Can be a bit loud for younger children with many bars lined on the streets. Be sure to try phad thai and spring rolls with veggies and glass noodles available from the many ambulant stalls. All of this makes the area an interesting place for a glimpse of Thai life.
Duration 3h 30m Free cancellation. USD 53 per adult.
Tired of Khao San? The street is overdone and is losing its shine? Pratunam has a few highlights to include on your itinerary. We try to provide free information that is as up-to-date and accurate as possible. However, if you are planning to travel it's a good idea to double check specific dates and information to avoid surprises.
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