Destination Bangkok

Bangkok or in Thai, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon or simply Krung Thep (translates roughly as “City of Angels”)
is a cultural phenomenon. Intense, steamy, pulsating, exotic, contrasting, exciting as well as an addictive shoppers paradise.
A cosmopolitan city with a big smile – where tourists are made to feel welcome.

The Cabochon is an easy walk from the brand new Em Quartier and Emporium Shopping Centre plus Benjasiri Park.
And in easy reach of the popular restaurant and nightlife options in Thonglor Soi Sukhumvit 55.

Our helpful staff will be happy to give you advice on how to visit Bangkok’s unique sites such as the Royal Palace
and historical district along with some of the Kingdom’s finest temples, monuments, museums, restaurants,
markets, galleries, architecture, shopping, neighbourhoods, and nightlife in this city that never sleeps …

GETTING ABOUT

BTS SKYTRAIN

The BTS Skytrain is the most convenient way to get about Bangkok. The two lines Sukhumvit and Silom cover much of the central city. Trains run from 6:00am to midnight. The fare is based on the distance covered. Single Journey Tickets can be purchased at any ticket issuing machine In the station. A one day pass for 140 THB valid for unlimited rides on the date of issue or registration only is available at all BTS Ticket Offices. We suggest you download the fee Skytrain App to your smart phone.

MRT

The MRT, Bangkok’s subway system is also a safe and efficient way to reach more out of town destinations. It consists of one line. Tickets are bought in the form of tokens from machines at the stations. The subway connects to the BTS at Asoke and Mo Chit stations
Please check out the information here
http://www.transitbangkok.com/bts.html

TAXIS

Taxis are inexpensive and plentiful in Bangkok. We can call a taxi for you at the hotel and give them instructions to find your destination. However when flagging one in the street be sure they put on their meter and you give them clear instructions on where you want to go. Smart phone directions are the best way.

TUK-TUKS

Bangkok’s famous tuk- tuks can be hired in other parts of the city. Be sure to negotiate the fare before you step in and start your journey… and instruct the driver bpai shâ shâ – go slowly!

FERRY BOATS

Ferry boats are also another great way to get about in Bangkok. For the different types of boats and cruises on the Chao Phraya river and the Klongs (canals)
Please check out the information here http://www.bangkok.com/information-travel-around/boats-ferries.htm