On this tour, we use public transport and walk through historical Bangkok. The tour idea offers some options for individual customisation. It takes at least a 1/2 day.
I do this tour often on an early Saturday or Sunday morning to discover the Rattanakosin Kingdom Area and enjoy the breakfast.
1 Start on BTS Sukhumvit Line Station Asoke and drive in direction Mo Chit
2 Leave the Skytrain at Station Ratchathewi and take Exit 1
3 Take a short walk (around 350 m) back (in direction central) over the bridge to the Hua Chang Ferry Pier. Take the Boat to Phanfa Bridge (if you look from the Pier to the Klong the moat comes from the right (bridge site) and go to the left. The fair is 15 THB per person.
4 At the Phanfa Bridge, you reach many cool destinations within minutes.
5 The Art Gallery is worth to take a look and relax a little bit in the quite well air-conditioned place
6 The Democracy Monument on the roundabout is beautiful; you would pass the Rattanakosin Exhibition Hall (take a look) and the Loha Prasart Temple on the way back. Take a look to the Fort.
7 The Gold Mountain Temple / Wat Saket offers a beautiful view of Bangkok.
8 Take a rest in Petit Peyton and get one of the lovely Breakfasts or Sandwiches. If you a have few extra minutes take a walk the street down to the Rommaninat Park and see the old Prison before you walk to the Pier at Chao Phraya River and pass by
9 The Gian Swing and visit
10 The Temple of the Emerald Buddha and visit the Grand Palace on the way to
11 Tha Chang Pier at Chao Phraya River. Take the Boat to Saphan Taksin Pier or visit Wat Arun (12) and Lhong 1919 (13) along the way
12 Wat Arun
13 Lhong 1919
14 From Saphan Taksin Pier you walk to the BTS Silom Line Station and take the Skytrain direction National Stadium to the BTS Station Sala Daeng. Alternative you can take the BTS to Station Siam and change to Sukhumvit Line direction Samrong (Bearing) and drive back to Asoke. If you are in shopping take a look to Siam Paragon and Central World and the other Shopping Centers around the Siam Station
15 Walk from Sala Daeng BTS Station to MRT and take a look at Lumpini Park, the biggest Park in Bangkok.
16 Take from Lumpini Park the MRT direction Tao Poon and drive to the MRT Station Queen Sirikit Convention hall and take a short walk to the Banjakitti Park or go directly to Station Sukhumvit (connected with BTS Asoke).
17 If you want to take a long walk, you can go from Lumpini Park over the “Green Mile” to Banjakitti Park close to BTS Asoke.