48 Hours in Bangkok

On a weekend in the middle of March, I had to opportunity to visit the city of Bangkok. However, because of timing and availability I only had 48 hours to spend there. If you ever have a long layover in BKK or plan to go for a quick weekend trip, continue reading to see an ideal itinerary if you want to experience the city slow and steady. Warning: this is only for those who enjoy relaxation!


9:00am Arrive at airport  

10:00am Breakfast at The Commons
Bangkok’s hippies cafés, playground and concept mall

11:00am River tour (Flower market/ Wat Pho Temple)
Cruise along Bangkok’s beautiful, gleaming temples and the magnificent Grand Palace.

4:00pm Massage at Divana
Heavenly relaxation with traditional thai spa and massage experience.


6:00pm Sunset & drinks at Vertigo and Moon Bar
On the 61st floor of the Banyan Tree hotel is one of the best ways to end a long day in Bangkok.

7:30pm Dinner at Issaya Siamese Club Restaurant
Specializes in modern Thai food in a beautiful atmosphere.

9:30pm Drinks at Iron Fairies
A magical bar that is designed like an ironsmith’s workshop.


12:00pm Massage and brunch at Organika House + Secret Spa
A tranquil green house café and spa offering luxury pampering and high tea sets.

4:00pm Jim Thompson House
This jungle-like complex is the former home of the eponymous silk entrepreneur and art collector.


7:00pm Dinner at Once Upon A Time
Traditional Thai food served in an old house with a little museum.

9:00pm Drinks at Lebua Sky Bar
This rooftop bars serves as of the best with a 360 degree view of the city.

11:00pm Massage at Body Tune
Experience a relaxing massage in a cozy, clean and modern atmosphere.

Do you think I missed something? Let me know in the comments below!


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