EXTEND YOUR CRUISE WITH 2 NIGHTS IN BANGKOK
Start your Southeast Asia journey with extra days in dynamic Bangkok. There will be free time to explore multicultural Bangkok’s many sights and attractions—ancient palaces and temples, parks and museums, traditional dance and theater, and world-class shopping.
ALL THIS IS INCLUDED:
- 2 nights in Bangkok: Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok (or similar)
- 2 breakfasts
- Longtail Boat Tour of the Canals
- Services of a Viking host
- Hotel & airport transfers
Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok
Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok is located on the banks of the Chao Phraya River, close to the shopping and business districts. This contemporary hotel has four dining options, a fitness center, laundry services and a spa. Guest rooms have a private bathroom, coffee/tea making facilities, a TV, complimentary Wi-Fi and a phone.
Day 1 | Bangkok
Fly to Bangkok and transfer to the centrally located Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok (or similar).* The rest of your day is at leisure to relax or begin exploring the city on your own. A Viking host is available to help you plan your time in Bangkok so you can make the most of your visit.
Day 2 | Bangkok
After breakfast, join a traditional longtail boat tour of the city’s canals and the Chao Phraya River. Explore the small canals of Thon Buri—the former capital of Thailand during the reign of King Taksin—located across from Bangkok on the opposite bank of the Chao Phraya. Get treated to a view of Thai daily life along the riverbanks. On your return journey, stop for a visit to Wat Arun, known as the Temple of Dawn. Take the rest of the day to perhaps sample one or two of the city’s many museums or visit the Jim Thompson House, a collection of traditional Thai buildings and art from the region. (B)
Day 3 | Bangkok
Your day is free to explore more of Bangkok, or you might want to do some shopping—Bangkok offers everything from colorful open air markets to some of the most sophisticated shopping malls in the world. Consider visiting Chinatown for some of the city’s best-tasting fare or a farmers’ market to see and sample tropical food from the region. (B)
The following meals are included for all days as listed:
B = Breakfast
NOTE: Explore More pricing is based on extension hotel check-in date. Extension availability is limited and some restrictions apply with regard to departure date and cruise direction. Please call for details.