With a frenetic pace, enjoy the hustle and bustle of Bangkok with Qatar Airways. Flying 4 times-a-day, award-winning hospitality and a 5-star experience await you.
Most of Bangkok’s sights are in the densely populated area between the city and the Chao Phraya River known as Rattanokosin. This is where you will find The Grand Palace, Wat Phra Kaew, also known as the Emerald Buddha Temple; a Buddha constructed entirely from translucent Jade and Wat Pho – a large reclining Buddha statue. Along the riverside you will see Wat Arun – The temple of Dawn, a well-known silhouette in East Asia.
Sit back and relax as you navigate Bangkok by river taxis or immerse yourself in the chaos and experience the city from a tuk tuk; a rickshaw with an engine on 3 wheels.
Bangkok has everything for the discerning shopping visit Thailand's best floating market, the Damnoen Saduak, its 1 hour from Bangkok and is a lively concoction of colours as vendors trade their foods and fruits. You can have a silk bedspread tailored, buy gemstones, gold and antiques, peruse the climate-change megamalls or browse through the 8,000 stall weekend market; Chatuchak.
Explore Asiatique on the riverside; once a busy trade port now an eclectic mix of a mall and a Night Bazaar with over 1,500 boutiques and 40 restaurants.
Board the Skytrain (BTS) to Sukhumvit for a sophisticated and dynamic nightlife scene, enjoy live music, jazz hotspots and many restaurants. Absorb Bangkok's dusk skyline overlooking the Chao Phraya river at one of the many rooftop restaurants.
Thai cuisine delights encompass salty, sour, sweet and spicy combinations to send your taste buds crazy; participate in a Thai cooking class and take some of those experiences home with you. There are many great restaurants and street food stalls to choose from in Bangkok. As you venture throughout Bangkok the delightful and sumptuous aromas will encompass you.
Currency: Thai Baht (THB)
Voltage: 220-240 V
Plugs: 2 or 3 pin
Timezone: GMT + 7 hours
International dialing code: +97 4
Distance from Doha: 5,268 km
Flight time: 7 hours