Gold and Spices | bangkokvanguards
From the most icon temple to the smallest neighbourhood. Explore street food, alleys and canals, on foot, Tuk Tuk, bus and boat all the way to Bangkok's top sky bars. This is your epic introduction to Bangkok.
Bangkok tour, Bangkok sightseeing, Bangkok adventure
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Gold and Spices

A culinary and cultural journey through the backstreets of Bangkok’s old town markets and communities

This Bangkok food experience dives deep into the culinary culture and history of Bangkok historic center, its old markets and Buddhist communities. Sample fruits and unique snacks and visit some of the best local and multi-generational eateries. From Thai breakfast culture to sampling dishes that evolved from the late 19th century to the popular eating culture of the 1970’s middle-class. We engage with shop owners, visit multi-generational food businesses, provide food for monks, and learn how to make our own snacks from the elders in the communities. Join us on a half-day adventure that goes beyond a few breakfast snacks and lets you understand and appreciate Bangkok’s color and flavors in new found ways.

Please note that this is a new half-day version of the Ultimate Food tour with some new elements added. 




Try unique snacks of Bangkok’s most scenic morning markets

Explore a variety of amazing local eateries

Give food offerings to monks at a temple

Learn to make traditional snacks in a local community

Snack your way through Bangkok’s oldest market


Mondays – Saturdays


8:15 – 13:15 (Approx. 5 hours)


Easy walk, flat terrain, some busy markets, narrow alleys. Prepare for humidity and heat esp. during the months March – May. If you have difficulties walking, book this tour as a private tour.


2 – 7pax.


MRT Station Sam Yot, Exit 3
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Licensed English or German speaking tour guide

At least 12 different food samplings

All transportation

Food offerings to monks

Water and soft drinks

Workshop (depending on community availability if not available we replace it with another delicious meal)

Basic accident insurance and taxes


Only some stops can be altered for vegetarians however it can’t be adjusted for vegans

Due to the risk of gluten cross-contamination, we do not recommend this tour for those with celiac disease



Transfer to meeting point and back to the hotel

Things other than offered by the guide

Personal expenses

Private vehicle

To book this tour send us an email to [email protected] and we will check our availability for your requested dates.