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Family Canal & Tuk Tuk Adventure Tour Private Day Trip

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

8 people




Bangkok is a fun city to explore for people of all ages. On this family tour you will spend the afternoon and early evening exploring Bangkok by boat and tuk tuk, with fun activities for the kids along the way.

Theme: Family Focused Bangkok Adventure
Group Type: Private Tour Only
Availability: Daily
Start Time: Between 8am – 4pm (Start 3pm for best experience)
Duration: 5 hours
Transport Mode: Tuk Tuk + Boat + Walking
Meeting Point: Pick-up from your hotel. Depending on your location we may start by escorting you on public transport as this is the best way to avoid traffic.
Drop off: We will drop you back at the hotel. However, depending on your location there is risk of traffic on the way back so our guide may suggest to take you on public transport.

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  • - Explore the canals by long-tail boat : Exploring by long-tail boat is fun for people of all ages. As you travel along the canals you will escape the feeling of a big city and get a glimpse at the local and traditional ways of life.
  • - Whizz around Bangkok in a tuk tuk : Tuk Tuks are an icon of Bangkok and a great mode of transport to keep kids excited. For the 2nd half of this tour you will zoom around the city in tuk tuk. Your family will be safe with our team of drivers who we work with every day.
  • - Get creative with mask painting : Along the canal you will stop a traditional Thai house known as “The Artists House”. Here you and your kids will have an opportunity to get creative as you paint your own mask or even a pig.
  • - Have fun with flowers in The Flower Market : As you explore The Flower Market, you will get to try your hand at a floral art exercise such as lotus folding. Such an activity is fun and easy for all members of the family.
  • - Climb up the Golden Mount : Temples may sound boring to your kids, but when it is at the top of a hill it is a whole different story. Climbing to the top of The Golden Mount (Wat Saket) is fun and you will be rewarded by a great view of the city. If you get the timing right you will be there for sunset.
  • - Enjoy Thai food suitable for the whole family : When it comes to food, the one thing we understand is the diversity of eating attitudes of kids and families. We have a selection of places we take families and our guide will establish the best option based on your family’s preferences.



  • Guide, food and drinks (as mentioned), all activities and entrance fees, transport during the tour, insurances, pick-up / drop-off.
  • Tips, additional items not mentioned

Tour's Location

Bangkok, Thailand


Why Choose This Experience?
This tour is great for families with children between the ages of 5-11, as it combines the fun of riding in tuk tuks and boats, with cultural activities that are perfect for kids. If you need another good reason to book - 3% of your tour fees will go direct to a charity that supports kids in Bangkok.
What To Expect?
On our private tours we will pick you up from your hotel and depending on your location we will start the tour by using public transport to get to an old traditional house along the canal.

At “The Artists House” you will have an opportunity to do mask painting, while enjoying a drink and watching boats go by. After this you will jump in a traditional long-tail boat and explore life along the canals before heading back to the Chao Phraya River. You will say goodbye to our boat driver at The Flower Market where we will explore the market and learn how to fold lotuses. Then it’s time to meet your tuk tuks drivers to explore the old part of Bangkok. After a quick stop for dinner in a family friendly local restaurant we will stop at the Golden Mount Temple (Wat Saket) where the adventure continues as you climb to the top to see the sunset. Once you get down again it is time to say goodbye and our drivers will take you back to your hotel or to a local station if you prefer to use public transport.

This tour lasts approximately 5 hours. We recommend starting at 3pm (dependent on your pick up location), but this tour can be run at any time of day starting between 8am and 4pm. However, it is best to avoid the midday heat.

Special Tours: On December 24 and 25 we run a very special Xmas version of this tour. This will be a join in tour with maximum 18 people in the group so lots of family fun!
What You Need To Know?
This tour supports a good cause: We are pleased to announce that 3% of all tour fees for this tour go to support the Zy Movement which is a charity that supports kids with physical and mobility disabilities.

Food and Dietary Requirements: We can adapt this tour to specific dietary requirements but please do inform us in advance. Where possible we will take you to a local eatery but we appreciate that children can be selective in what they eat, and we have a range of options available. Your guide will review the options with you.

Suitable Ages: This tour is designed for families with children aged 5-12. We have run this tour with younger kids but based on the activities included, we feel children in the 5-12 range will particularly enjoy the activities the most, but older kids should also enjoy.

Private and Custom Tours: This tour is currently only run as a private tour as it allows us to adapt to your family’s needs. This includes customizing for your pick-up location and food preferences.

If it rains we have more fun: Don’t worry, it will be more memorable!

Travel by Tuk Tuk:

- The main mode of transport is tuk tuk. Tuk tuks are small fun vehicles that are open air. However, some people do find them noisy, hot and open to traffic fumes.
- Several of our tuk tuks now have transparent roofs. However, we cannot guarantee every tuk tuk will have such a roof.
- Normally there will be 2 people per tuk tuk, However, when odd number of passengers or children (on child rates) there may be 3 people per tuk tuk.
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