For ALL of the following Co Van Kessel cycling tours pickup from your Bangkok hotel is NOT included and you must make your own way to and from the rendezvous point for your chosen tour start time. We will email you all the information you will need in order to get to the rendezvous point, including a map, upon confirmation of your tour reservation.
If you require any further information regarding these tours please contact us via the “ENQUIRY FORM” for the tour you wish to enquire about.
CO VAN KESSEL CYCLING “COMBO” TOUR 5 HOURS
Cycle your way through Chinatown’s frenetic market environment, narrow alleyways and small side streets. Board a classic longtail boat and be transported further into rural Bangkok. Discover why this city is called “Venice of the East” as your cruise will introduce you to the charming canal lifestyle of the Thai people, much as it existed in a bygone age.
Experienced local guides Small group size for a more personal experience Mountain bike or standard city bike Refreshing drinks en route Ferry river crossing Long-tail boat rides Local style light meal
Your senses will come alive with the sights, sounds and smells of a community in motion. You’ll pass by shophouses selling everything from Buddhist amulets to recycled truck engines. Discover hidden temples, see ritual paper burnings and the omnipresent spirit house displays, evidence of a culture centuries in the making.
Experienced local guides Small group size for a more personal experience Mountain bike or standard city bike Refreshing drinks & snacks en route Ferry boat river crossing
A guided stroll through the maze of small alleyways and passages of Bangkok’s historic Chinatown, one of the largest and most authentic in the world! Your senses will be stimulated by the bustle of the marketplace and the many street performers as you observe the colourful sideshows around you. You’ll see beautiful religious shrines on this tour too, so bring your camera!
Experienced local guides Small group size for a more personal experience
CO VAN KESSEL CYCLING “BICYCLE/BOAT/TRAIN” TOUR 9 HOURS
Travel to the outskirts of Bangkok where the frenetic sprawl of the city gives way to gentle urban landscapes. On this tour you will travel by train, pedal power & longtail into a world of fascination and new experiences. You’ll see a very different side to the city, far removed from central Bangkok and the more traditional tourist sights.
Experienced local guides Small group size for a more personal experience Mountain bike or standard city bike Refreshing drinks & snacks en route A sumptuous Thai-style meal Train ticket Skytrain ticket Long-tail boat rides
These popular tours offer you the chance to explore the ancient walled city of Ayutthaya and it’s many temples and palaces.This historic site was once the capital of Thailand and is home to the famous Summer Palace as well as countless other temples, wats and meditation centres that were once used many years ago. If it’s history and culture you’re looking for then Ayutthaya is for you!
FULL DAY TOURS
WALLED CITY OF AYUTTHAYA Historic Temples, Wats, Famous Palaces & More…
These popular tours are a great way to get up close and personal with Thailand’s iconic elephants. Many of our tours combine other attractions with a visit to Kanchanaburi’s Elephant Camp. At the camp you will be able to ride, wash and bathe with the local elephants. It’s an experience you’ll never forget... And, of course, the elephants won’t forget it either!
Erawan National Park is the perfect place for those wanting to escape the frenetic pace of Bangkok. Spend your day exploring this idyllic natural treasure, swimming and relaxing beneath one of it’s seven beautiful cascading waterfalls. Walk to the top of the Park for breathtaking 360 degree views and immerse yourself in the tranquil serenity that surrounds you.
1, 2 & 3 DAY TOURS
ERAWAN FALLS NATIONAL PARK - Experience the natural beauty of Erawan’s waterfalls
A visit to the famous Floating Market at Damneon Saduak is like travelling back to a bygone age. Meander through it’s waterways by paddleboat observing the local traders selling and exchanging goods from their longtail boats in a tradition that is centuries old. Spend some time exploring the colourful stalls by foot, immerse yourself in it’s unique atmosphere and maybe pick up a bargain or two!
A two hour exploration along the ancient waterways of Thonburi where you’ll observe many of the elements of canal life that once characterized all of Bangkok. The canal system is home to an abundance of interesting homes on stilts, markets and colourful temples. Along the way you’ll be able to make a few stops and explore some of the sights closer up.
Experienced local guide Small group size for a more personal experience Longtail boat ride Refreshing drinks & snacks en route
Few watercraft have more cachet locally than the James Bond boat (a.k.a. rocket boat), named for its appearance in the 1974 Bond thriller “The Man with the Golden Gun”. In this half day adventure tour you will combine cultural exploration with high-speed thrills for you own Bond-like experience in Bangkok!
Experienced local guide Small group size for a more personal experience Longtail boat rides Rocket boat ride Refreshing drinks & snacks en route