Bangkok is a capital city of Thailand. It’s a big city. Some says that only a day is enough to get to know Bangkok, while the other says they need a week, a month, or a year to explore Bangkok.
If you ask me “How many days should I spend in Bangkok?”, I would say “Depends”. The time to spend here depends on your travel lifestyle and what you want to see Bangkok. I wrote this blog post in order to help you plan your holidays in Bangkok perfectly.
Bangkok is well-known for traffic jams and things that you should see are not in a walking distance. If you don’t want to waste your time with traffic congestion, you need a good plan. Luckily, we have skytrain (BTS), subway (MRT), and boat (Chao Phraya Express Boat). With these three transportation systems, exploring Bangkok is very convenient; you can reach almost all main attractions in Bangkok.
Let’s look at the map to see how these 3 systems work well together. I have got this map, which is the best map that I’ve found so far, from BTS website. If you need a bigger version, click here
From the map you will see that, the BTS skytrain has 2 lines: Sukhumvit line (light green line) and Silom line (dark green line). And you will see that there are 3 interchange stations which you can change to the MRT subway system (light blue line). Besides, BTS skytrain also connects with Sathorn pier. So, you won’t face the traffic jams!
Then, I gathered attraction places near each station and pier and put them in the tables below. Well, for some places you might need to walk a little bit or take a metered taxi. But believe me it would not that far! For the places that I’ve been and wrote reviews, I put them links, so you can read the detail of those places and make a decision whether you want to go.
How long will you spend time in Bangkok? Where do you want to go in Bangkok? What do you want to see in Bangkok? Hope this post helps you answer those questions! Enjoy your holidays in Bangkok!
Getting around Bangkok by BTS Skytrain
Getting around Bangkok by MRT Subway
Getting around Bangkok by Chao Phraya Express Boat