- Visit local communities
- Stop at a slum kindergarten
- Cross the Chao Phraya river by long tail boat
- Cycle on elevated pathways through the 'Green Lung' of Bangkok
- Enjoy a Thai meal at a local restaurant
“Colors of Bangkok” is a 4-5 hour bicycle excursion through the metropolis Bangkok. The trip will start twice daily, 08:00 & 13:00 hrs from Rama 3 Road Soi 71.
During this trip, which holds a maximum of 8 people per group, participants get to see the diversity this metropolis has to offer. We take you through a part of the Thai capital which you will never see on your own.
A part where there is almost no traffic, just narrow streets and backyards. Bangkok as you have never imagined!
After a quick bicycle fitting we start with our Bangkok bicycle adventure. During the first part of the tour we see stand alone villas, luxurious apartment buildings, town houses and in between shops, companies and small factories.
We make a first stop at one of the many hidden local communities in Bangkok. We might call it a slum, but the local people call it ‘home’. The people who live here belong to the poorest people in Bangkok, but they are very friendly, polite and generous and give us a warm welcome every day.
We walk through this small community and stop at the slum kindergarten. The very poorest children receive education here while their parents are working.
We continue our bicycle adventure in the ‘City of Angels’ and make a stop at a sweatshop before we arrive at the pier.
Here we board a typical Thai longtail boat to cross the mighty Chao Phraya river.
At the other side of the river we find ourselves back in the ‘Jungle’ or the ‘Green Lung’ of Bangkok, the greenest area in the city.
We cycle on elevated pathways through lush vegetation and in the shade of coconut palms and banana trees.
Halfway the tour we stop at a local restaurant and provide a small Thai meal, Pad Thai (Thai noodles) or Khao Pad (fried rice).
After our meal we visit a very old, non-touristy Buddhist temple. The guide will tell you everything about this temple and about Buddhism in general.
Unfortunately, time has come to return to the pier where we take a short boat ride back to the hustle and bustle of Bangkok again.
But before we arrive at our office/lounge we make a last stop at an open-air Muay Thai school. Muay Thai, or Thai Boxing, is the national sport and cultural martial art of Thailand and its origin dates back several hundred years.
Participants on our Colors of Bangkok bicycle tour will learn and see how daily life passes by for Bangkokians.
While we want to make this tour enjoyable, your safety is our top priority. Therefore, we highly recommend that only those who are fit and able to ride bicycles take part in this tour.
Note: We reserve the right to change advertised itineraries, since schools and local shops may be closed during the weekend, school holidays and national holidays.