Winter Holidays in Bangkok
Winter Holidays in Bangkok
Towards the end of the year is the best time to visit Bangkok as the atmosphere is joyful and the temperature usually drops to a comfortable level.
Elephant Go Go has put together a list of things to do to make the most out of the high season!
Take and Adventure with Penguins in the Snow
You might be surprised to learn that there is a land of ice in Bangkok. At SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World, you can visit the North Pole and play with the adorable penguins in the ice cold and snowy environment.
In addition, there is also a zone replicating a snow town, complete with a snow dome and a snowman, perfect for a cute family photo.
SEA LIFE Bangkok Ocean World
Hours: Everyday 10.00 – 20.00
Accessibility: Elephant Go Go on the Red Route, Siam Paragon Stop
Take a Photo with a Giant Christmas Tree
Every year, the area in the center of Bangkok or what is known as “Siam Area” puts together a lively winter celebration. This year, Central World has a 35 meter tall Christmas Tree, the tallest in SouthEast Asia.
Around the Christmas Tree, you will find a number of displays under the concept of “The Santa Kingdom and the Quest of Star”. The zones include The Santa’s Castle, The Star Lagoon and the Market Park.
Hours: 18.00 – 23.00
Accessibility: Elephant Go Go in the Red Route, Siam Paragon stop
The Higher, The Colder
If the weather is not chilly enough on the ground, head to the 78th floor of King Power Mahanakorn where you can be 314 meters above ground. The place offers the highest 360 degree view of Bangkok and is also an all day rooftop bar.
King Power Mahanakorn
Hours: Everyday, 10.00 – 24.00
Accessibility: Elephant Go Go on the Blue Route, King Power Mahanakorn stop
Enjoy the Weather with A Full Tummy on Walking Streets
What better way to keep warm during Bangkok chilly nights than to enjoy the best food on Bangkok walking streets.
Cars will be blocked off from entering the walking streets to ensure that you can shop and eat without any worries from the traffic.
1. Yaowarat Road. Undoubtedly one of the most famous streets for delicious food. The event features over 200 food stalls with tables and chairs to dine on the spot. The walking street is held every Friday to Sunday from 13 December 2019 to the end of March 2020. Open from 19.00 to 24.00
2. Khaosarn Road. The walking street starts on 16 December 2019 and is held every Monday of the week. Aside from food, there will also be cultural shows such as Khon and Thai dances. Open from 17.00.
3. Silom Road. The walking street starts on 15th December 2019 and is held every 3rd Sunday of the month until 15th May 2020. There are over 400 stalls, ranging from Thai, Japanese and Korean food. There are also 50 stalls featuring the best products of Bangkok and to top it off, a music show.
Yaowarat Road: Elephant Go Go on the Red Route, China Town stop
Khaosarn Road: Elephant Go Go on the Blue Route, Ratchadamnoen stop
Silom Road: Elephant Go Go on the Blue Route, Sri Maha Mariamman Temple stop