Last year, we celebrated our 1st year anniversary in oversea.
Our trip was short but we experienced Bangkok differently than others.
Here is the quick glance of our itinerary!
First night, touched down from Penang-Singapore-Bangkok
Our Hotel @ Klub Hotel
The design of the hotel to the rooms are very contemporary. It was a very comfortable and pleasant stay!
Official Website: http://www.klub-hotel.com/home-home.page
Price for 4D3N : SGD 200/ MYR 597.40 (Approx SGD 67/ MYR200 per night) via AGODA
11-15 Mins walk to Pratunam Market and shopping district.
First stop: Rot Foi Market
image from http://www.bangkok.com/shopping-market/rot-fai-market.htm
This train market is HUGE! Compared to Ratchada Train Market, Talad Rot Foi.
I prefer this train market because it has a lot of interesting things to see! Antique cars, antique toys and some collectible toys like Gundam can be found here.
Rod Fai Market
My rate: 4/5
Opening Hours: 17:00 - midnight (Thurs-Sun)
Location: Srinakarin Road Soi 51 (behind Seacon Square)
BTS: On Nut (closest station but still requires a taxi journey)
Taxi Fare from On Nut station to Rot Foi: 90 Baht/ SGD 3.7/ MYR 11.17
Taxi Fare from Rot Foi to Klub Hotel: 173 Baht/ SGD 7/ MYR 21.5
Tel: Srinakarin Rot Fai Market: +66 (0)8 1827 5885, +66 (0)8 6126 7787, +66 (0)8 1732 8778, +66 (0)8 1752 5588,
Ratchada Rot Fai Market: +66 (0)92 713 5599 Read more at: http://www.bangkok.com/shopping-market/rot-fai-market.htm
Wat Arun, Temple of Dawn ( Day 2)
We took our day slow before heading to Kacanaburi in the evening.
On the boat
Recommended visiting time: 1 hour
Opening Hours: 08:00 -17:30
Location: Located on the west side of Chao Praya River (opposite Tha Thien Pier)
Entry Fee: 50 Baht (Per person)/ SGD 2/ MYR 6.2
Boat ticket: (Orange Line Boat): 15 Baht (per person)/ SGD 0.62/ MYR 1.86 Read more at: http://www.bangkok.com/attraction-temple/wat-arun.htm
Kacanaburi (Day 2 &Day 3)
We had 2D1N in Kacanaburi. Read here to know our itinerary in Kacanaburi.
River Kwai Bridge
Krasae Cave Temple with Golden Buddha statue.
READ MY FULL POST ON KACANABURI with transport, accommodation and attractions here.
History of River Kwai Bridge: http://www.bridgeriverkwai.com/
Popular tourist visiting time (River Kwai Bridge and Death Railway) : Afternoon till evening.
Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum :
Operating Hours: 0900-1600 Open all day except public holidays.
Entrance Fee: By Donation. Audio guide is free for rental.
How to get to Kacanaburi from Bangkok and expected expenses:
Cab Fare from Klub Hotel to Southern bus Station: 180 Baht/ SGD 7.50/ MYR 22.38
Bus to Kacanaburi, Bus 81: 100 Baht( per person)/ SGD 4.20/ MYR 12.43
Bus journey: 2 hours 30 minutes
Alternate options: Train from Bangkok (Thonburi) Station to Kacanburi: 100 Baht (per person)/ SGD4.20/ MYR 12.43
Train Ride: 3 Hours
You can check Kacanaburi Train Schedule here: https://www.kanchanaburi-info.com/en/train.html
Accommodation at The Nine Guesthouse:
Price for a night (walked-in): 750 Baht/ SGD 31.54/ MYR 93.29
Distance to Kacanaburi train station: Less than 5 minutes.
Train ticket to Nam Tok: 100 Baht (Per person)/ SGD 4.20/ MYR 12.43
Journey: 2 hours 30 minutes
Taxi (Songkeu) to Hellfire pass : 800 Baht per trip/ SGD 33.60/ MYR 99.5
Taxi to Tham Krasae: 600 Baht per trip/ SGD 25.20/ MYR 74.63
Train Ticket from Tham Krasae to Thonburi , Bangkok: 100 Baht (per person)/ SGD 4.20/ MYR 12.43
Journey: 4 hours 30 minutes
Total spending for Kacanaburi (Transports + accommodation) : 2630 Baht/ SGD 109.63/ MYR 327
Airplane Graveyard (Day 4)
Google Map: Airplane Graveyard
Address: 594 Ramkhamhaeng Road/Ramkamahaeng soi 103
Entrance Fee: 200 Baht per person/ SGD 8.40/ MYR 24.87
How to get there by public transport: Khlang Saen Saep express boat via Bangkapi to Wat Sribooreung.
Boat ride: 40 minutes
Boat fare (one way): 19 Baht per person/ SGD 0.79
Website and express boat map: http://khlongsaensaep.com/lines-route-map.html
Duration: One hour
Full post and tips about Airplane Graveyard: https://www.samanthasammie.com/single-post/How-to-get-to-Airplane-Graveyard-Bangkok-Thailand
Total spending of the day: 238 Baht / SGD 9.99 / MYR 29.57
Flight Ticket with Scoot (2 PAX): SGD 499.20 with 20kg both ways check-in luggage: SGD 500/ MYR 1494
Accommodation @ Klub Hotel: SGD 200/ MYR 597.70
Travel Insurance for couple: SGD 40/ MYR 119.50
Sim Card: SGD 13.90/ MYR 41.53
Total of basic expenses: SGD 753.90/ MYR 2252.70 for 2 person.
We only changed SGD300/ MYR 896 for this trip for food/ attractions/ transports and souvenirs.
The whole trip was exciting, fun and memorable. These attractions can never be missed out if you are planning to go Bangkok!
Photos are taken by Panasonic GF9 and iPhone 7 Plus