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Explore the city's unseen Chinatown

Rated 4.85 out of 5 from 87 reviews.Bangkok, Thailand

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Experience hosted by Buay

3 hours
Includes food, drinks, tickets, transportation
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English, Thai, Chinese (Simplified)

What you'll do

You will meet hosts of the experience, then explore Bangkok's Chinatown by foot. Yaowarat is one of the oldest Chinese overseas settlements in the world. Chinese decedents have lived and gained a strong influence in Thai culture and economy from the old days to now.

Boat ticket trip is including for short trip to reach one of the most famous spot of Siam 70 years ago. But most people do not know about this place.

* Walking through various part of the business district of Chinatown. It is narrow street and quite busy with the crowd. By the way, business district, community and resident are in the same area and many more surprises along the way such as the first brothel in Chinatown.

* Complimentary drink in the traditional way of re-energize ourselves.

* Visit 1 temples and Chinese shine which reflex to Chinese believe in terms of ritual and art work.

*Walk through the old Market to observe and learn about the best of Chinese food ingredient. After the trip, you may come back for buy tea or fruit and take back to your place.

*See the highlight of this experience by visiting Chinese Pharmacist which operates the same way as hundred years ago. Then we will visit 150 years old gold shop which run by the 5th generation and got a royal emblem.

*Lunch . It is time to experience Thai-Chinese food at small restaurant run by the local.
You will meet hosts of the experience, then explore Bangkok's Chinatown by foot. Yaowarat is one of the oldest Chinese overseas settlements in the world. Chinese decedents have lived and gained a strong influence in Thai culture and economy from the old days to now.

Boat ticket trip is including for short trip to reach one of the most famous spot of Siam 70 years ago. But most people do not know about this place.

* Walking…

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What's included

  • Food
    We'll provide a light lunch of noodles, rice, soup, or dim sum.
    .
  • Drinks
    Water or soft drink
  • Tickets
    Entrance fee
  • Transportation
    Boat ticket
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Tue, Sep 22
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Fri, Sep 25
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$40 per person
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Tue, Sep 29
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
$40 per person
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Meet your host, Buay

Host on Airbnb since 2015
  • 87 Reviews
  • Identity verified
My name is Buay. I host Airbnb experience host since 2017 and now I have 3 experiences on Airbnb :

I used to work for 5 companies as a tourist guide. But now I am happy to have my own experiences on Airbnb platform. And I am happy to create more and more to share with my lovely Airbnb guest.

Buay , Eng and their friends are third-generation Chinese. We love and are curious about the Thai-Chinese immigrant story since we are part of Thai-Chinese cultural heritage.

We went to see local guru , met lecturer in seminar , walked around our own , read books and showed many of our friends many times before coming up with this route. We are really exited to show the story of our ancestor’s path which how it makes all Thai-Chinese people as today.

Trip run by one of us ( Buay , Eng or friends, certified tour guide)
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My name is Buay. I host Airbnb experience host since 2017 and now I have 3 experiences on Airbnb :

I used to work for 5 companies as a tourist guide. But now I am happy to have my own experiences on Airbnb platform. And I am happy to create more and more to share with my lovely Airbnb guest.

Buay , Eng and their friends are third-generation Chinese. We love and are curious about the Thai-Chinese immigrant story since we are part of Thai-Chinese cultural heritage…
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Where you'll be

We will walk through a crowded business alley and lanes of wet markets, shops, street vendors, local shoppers, and countless wooden colonial style shop houses. Chinatown is active, exhibiting color and movement that you should not miss.

Rated 4.85 out of 5 from 87 reviews.

Ryan
January 2020
10/10 recommend this tour to anyone wanting a local’s view of Bangkok Chinatown. Buay is very knowledgeable about the area and the rich culture and really took time to explain everything. Can’t do better!
May
January 2020
Buay was a friendly host. The tour itself felt very touristy and I didn't learn as much as hoped about China Town. The tour lacked direction however, the private gold shop tour was great to see (though we could've spent less time there).
Julia
January 2020
The tour took me to places I would have definitely not visited otherwise, which was great. It had a bit of a slow pace and involved lots of waiting.
Marcus
January 2020
Eine tolle Exkursion durch Chinatown. Obwohl wir schon mehrfach in dem Stadtteil auch an besonderen Orten unterwegs waren, haben wir viele tolle Informationen mitnehmen können und spannende neuen POI sehen können. Unsere Begleiterin Patchara ist local und hatte ein fundiertes Wissen zu Geschichte und den Hintergründen. Es war ein wundervolles Erlebnis.
Eine tolle Exkursion durch Chinatown. Obwohl wir schon mehrfach in dem Stadtteil auch an besonderen Orten unterwegs waren, haben wir viele tolle Informationen mitnehmen können und…
Yen Nee
December 2019
We had a wonderful time with Buay, she knew Chinatown so well and it made our tour very interesting! We wouldn’t have been able to find all the nooks and the go to places, on our own! We also enjoyed Buay’s stories and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this tour to our family and friends :)
We had a wonderful time with Buay, she knew Chinatown so well and it made our tour very interesting! We wouldn’t have been able to find all the nooks and the go to places, on our o…
Weeraphong
November 2019
Hidden stories in Chinatown Bangkok. Despite I am purely Thai people but I have never seen the experience like this before. The hidden story behind the scenes. Buay is nice and friendly. Real local experience. Fantastic.!!!

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 8 and up can attend.

More tips

Bring a hat & camera. Wear comfortable shoes. Tell us if any food allergies. Do not wear sleeveless shirts/to short pants. It is hot and humid during summer & monsoon season.
& Umbrella rainy season

What to bring

Wear Comfortable shoes and Hat.

Snacking is starting around 09:30 -10:00 a.m, so recommend to eat breakfast before join us.