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Ayutthaya Day Trip Including River Cruise and Lunch from Bangkok

Ayutthaya Day Trip Including River Cruise and Lunch from Bangkok
Duration:
7 hours
From:
USD 83.00
Travel back into the past as you stroll through the magnificent ruins of Ayutthaya. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Ayutthaya has the some historic temples and palaces along the shores of Chao Phraya River. Visit Wat Maha Tat, a massive Buddhist Temple compound. See the Grand Bang Pa-In Royal Palace. Proceed to the river's edge, board the cruise that will take down the Chao Phraya River towards Bangkok City.

5-Night Umphang Trekking Tour from Bangkok

5-Night Umphang Trekking Tour from Bangkok
Duration:
6 days
From:
USD 313.38
Travel from Bangkok to Thailand's Umphang district, near the border of Myanmar (Burma), for a jungle experience that includes three days of trekking through the tropical forest. You'll go rafting on the Mae Klong River, swim at the bottom of Thi Lo Su waterfall, stay overnight in a Karen hill tribe village. You’ll also visit towns like Umphang and Mae Sot, a great way to experience rural Thailand. This small-group guided tour is limited to 10 people and is designed for physically fit people who don’t mind roughing it.

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Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (BKK) Information


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Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport

Where is Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport?  


Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (IATA: BKK, ICAO: VTBS), previously known as New Bangkok International Airport, also referred to as Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport, Suvarnabhumi Bangkok Airport, Suvarnabhumi Airport, or even just Bangkok Airport, is located in Racha Thewa in Bang Phli, about 25 kilometres (16 miles) east of downtown Bangkok, Samut Prakan, Thailand. The airport is named to honour the golden kingdom, Suvarnabhumi, hypothesised to have been located somewhere in Southeast Asia.


In 2014, Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport served 46,423,352 passengers, making it the busiest of the city's two international airports, the other being Bangkok Don Mueang Airport (DMK). Suvarnabhumi inherited the airport code, BKK, from Don Mueang, after the older airport ceased international operations for a number of years. Today, BKK handles most international flights, while DMK handles low-cost airlines and regional commuter flights.


Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is a hub for Asia Atlantic Airlines, Bangkok Airways, Business Air, Jet Asia Airways, Orient Thai Airlines, Thai Airways International and Thai Smile. Other airlines that fly to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include Aeroflot, Air France, Air India, Asiana Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, Condor, Delta Air Lines, El Al, Emirates, Eurowings, EVA Air, Japan Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Nordwind Airlines, Okay Airways, Oman Air, Philippine Airlines, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Singapore Airlines, Transaero Airlines, Turkish Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.


Cities with flights to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include Addis Ababa, Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Auckland, Bangalore, Bangladesh, Beijing, Brisbane, Brussels, Chengdu, Chennai, Chiang Mai, Colombo, Delhi, Dhaka, Dubai, Frankfurt, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, Islamabad, Istanbul. Jakarta, Karachi, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Kunming, Lahore, London, Los Angeles, Macau, Madrid, Mandalay, Manila, Melbourne, Milan, Moscow, Mumbai, Munich, Muscat, Osaka, Oslo, Paris, Penang, Perth, Phnom Penh, Phuket, Rome, Seoul, Shanghai, Siem Reap, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, Taipei, Tehran, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Vienna, Yangon and Zürich.


Your best bet for a Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport transfer is a private car (preferred by many over a taxi, for the greatest security). Details on all options are included in this guide.


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 Other Items of Interest at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport


Services at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport include:


  • Spa
  • Wonderworld play area - Departures Lounge
  • A depiction of the Samudra manthan (churning of the ocean) sculpture

 

Trivia: Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is located on what had formerly been known as Nong Nguhao, which means Cobra Swamp(!). The airport also has the world's tallest free-standing control tower (132.2 metres or 434 feet).




Additional Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 4 Jan 2016