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Floating Markets and Bridge on River Kwai Tour from Bangkok

Floating Markets and Bridge on River Kwai Tour from Bangkok
Duration:
10 hours
From:
USD 59.72

Combine a cruise through the Floating Markets with a visit to Bridge on the River Kwai on this full-day guided tour from Bangkok. With the knowledge of your local guide, this is a wonderful way to maximize your time and delve deeper in the Thailand's Kanchanaburi region.


Bangkok Canals Cruise including Grand Palace and Wat Arun

Bangkok Canals Cruise including Grand Palace and Wat Arun
Duration:
3 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 68.60

On this sightseeing tour of Bangkok's canals (or khlongs, as they are known locally) you will travel by a motorized boat on the Chao Phraya River to see the serene family homes and temples dotted along the waterways which inspired Bangkok's reference as the 'Venice of the East'. The canals around Bangkok serve as a natural highway for many local Thai people going about their everyday business, such as transporting their merchandise, in particular rice, to and from the rice fields.


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BKK Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport 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: 8 Jul 2015