The Bangkok city proper covers an area of 1,568.737 square kilometres (605.693 sq mi), ranking 69th among the other 76 provinces of Thailand. Of this, about 700 square kilometres (270 sq mi) form the built-up urban area. It is ranked 73rd in the world in terms of land area by City Mayors.
The city’s urban sprawl reaches into parts of the six other provinces it borders, namely, in clockwise order from northwest: Nonthaburi, Pathum Thani, Chachoengsao, Samut Prakan, Samut Sakhon and Nakhon Pathom.
With the exception of Chachoengsao, these provinces, together with Bangkok, form the greater Bangkok Metropolitan Region.
Day 1 : Bangkok-Thailand
Departure from Nairobi JKIA. We have Non-stop & connecting flights.
Arrive at Don Muang International Airport and after clearing immigration and customs
Day 2 : Bangkok –City Tour
This morning you will do a city and orientation tour of historic and modern Bangkok, or the City of Angels as Bangkok is known to the Thai people. The programme includes a visit to the Reclining Buddha Temple (also known as Wat Pho), the oldest of the city temples situated opposite the Grand Palace. The temple is renowned as Thailand s oldest university and there are instructive murals illustrating the finer points of Thai massage which is still taught and practised here.
The highlight is the 46 metre long and 15 metre high statue of a reclining Buddha. Also included is a visit to the Golden Buddha Temple (also known as Wat Traimit), located close to Hua Lum Pong, Bangkok s central railway station. The temple houses a 5.5 tonne solid gold Buddha, which was discovered when its plaster casing broke whilst being transported to its new home. Following this you will be taken to a Gems Factory. Gemstones are mined in Thailand and nearby Myanmar. At the Gems factory you will see their team of experienced artists cut, polish, and set each precious stone to create a perfect and exquisite unique piece of jewellery.
Day 3 : Bangkok- Koh Samui
This is your day to relax or do an optional tour to the Samui Islands.Simply called Samui, Koh Samui or Ko Samui is a beautiful island off the eastern coastline of southern Thailand. Set in the Gulf of Thailand, Koh Samui is known for its unmatched natural beauty, white sandy beaches, beautiful coral reefs and adrenaline rushing water sports.
The varied landscapes of Koh Samui comprise a palm fringed coastline, vast coconut and fruit cultivation in the coastal lowlands and virgin rainforest in the lofty slopes. With a fine collection of natural resources and tourist hotspots including nightlife joints, Koh Samui offers everything to meet the expectations of all sorts of vacationers. Spend the whole day either strolling or relaxing along the beaches, and later on visit the pulsating nightlife centres such as clubs, bars and discos to make your nights lively.
Savour the lip-smacking traditional Thai dishes and make your holiday more tempting. Also explore the traditional Thai markets and buy local handicrafts to keep as a souvenir for life long. Besides these, also take short excursions to nearby islands including Ang Thong National Marine Park, renowned as a snorkelling and kayaking paradise. So, don’t wait for long, just take out few days from your busy schedule and head straight to Koh Samui. You would be certainly get amazed by holidaying in Koh Samui and the memories of the trip will linger in your mind forever.Overnight at hotel.
Day 4 : Koh Samui
After breakfast, day is free for leisure and exploring the island on your own. Overnight at hotel.