Bangkok City Break

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Welcome to Bangkok. A vibrant citing overflowing with stunning temples, delicious halal cuisine, endless panoramic skyscraper views and all the shopping anyone could ask for.

In a city that never sleeps, Bangkok is a hub of activity from dawn till well past dusk. Being a cosmopolitan city, there is something for everyone, and with our halal friendly guides when you book, we provide you with the best family friendly places to experience.

Spend your day exploring The Grand Palace and the Emerald Temple before stopping for a bowl of halal Pad Thai, one of Thailand’s most famous dishes.  For the shopperholic in you there are markets galore to experience, from the famous Chatuchak Market to high end boutiques at Centralworld.

For a halal friendly environment in Bangkok, stay at the 4* Al Meroz hotel. Here you will find a full halal certified menu, alcohol and nightclub free environment as well as prayer facilities. The neatly decorated rooms are spacious and provide plenty of space for families and couples.

Diwan, the all-day family dining Restaurant offer delicious Halal-certified cuisine in a non-alcoholic environment. The menus have been created with Muslim guests in mind and also offer a range of Thai and regional delicacies.

From £749 per person
based on two people sharing
Includes
  • Return flights from London to Bangkok
  • 5 nights at the 4* Al Meroz Bangkok
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Half day city tour of Bangkok (shared)
  • Return transfers from the airport to the hotel

Valid for travel from February to October (supplements may apply during Easter and in July and August).

Alternative dates are available throughout the year at a supplement. Prices subject to change and availability at the time of booking.

Email us at mail@serendipity.travel or call
0203 397 4397 for more information.

Home to tropical beaches, ancient ruins, and royal palaces, Thailand is the perfect halal friendly holiday for those looking to discover a completely different culture. Lively streets full of spicy aromas, white pristine beaches, crystal clear snorkeling grounds, and natural national parks full of luscious green trees and nature are just a small part of what makes Thailand the beautiful holiday destination it is. Flight time from the UK: 12 hours & 20 minutes direct flight.

Local languages: Thai language is the local language in Thailand however English is widely understood and spoken to a conversational level.

Best time to visit: The best time to travel to Thailand is between the months of November to February when the hot days are welcomed with cool blowing winds and dry air that serves as a respite from the heat.

Visa requirements (for British passport holders) : British citizens or British passport holders get a free 30-day visa-exempt stay if traveling to Thailand by air or land.

Key Events and Festivals:

Songkran Festival (Month of April) – Also known as Thailand’s New Year, this event is one of the most important on the Thai calendar. Celebrated nationwide with a series of lively events and exciting performances, the Songkran festival is definitely an event you don’t want to miss out on.

Bo Sang Umbrella Fair and San Kamphaeng Handicrafts (January) – It’s all about handicrafts and arts in the month of January as the Bo Sang Umbrella Fair & San Kamphaeng Handicraft events is full of colourful stalls and festival contests featuring traditional paper umbrellas and various other handmade crafts. Art lovers will enjoy purchasing bargain souvenirs and watching mesmerizing acts of how Thailand produces their talented work.

Which airport will you fly in to: Most international flights will fly into Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport.

Must try food:

Kraphao Kai Khai Dao - Chicken stir-fried with basil leaves served with rice and fried egg on top.

Som Tam - Raw papaya salad.

Pad Thai - Thailand’s most famous dish. Stir-fried rice noodles.

Kuay Tiew Tom Yum – A Thai sour noodle soup.

Kow mok- Spiced rice topped with chicken and served with a sweet-and-sour dipping sauce and a bowl of chicken broth.

Must do experience:

The Grand Palace - The official residence of the Kings of Siam (and later Thailand), this beautiful gold-tipped series of buildings is over 200 years old, and is possibly Bangkok's most famous destination.

Cycle Tours are the best way to see some of the countryside of this wonderful country, especially in the north and southern islands.

Island Hopping – With more than 5,000 miles of natural coastline to explore, enjoy a day under the sun shaded by your long tail boat as you discover Thailand’s many must visit beaches and islands. White sand beaches and crystal clear snorkeling can also be a part of your island hopping adventure. Ancient ruins and national parks – Home to diverse landscapes and breathtaking parks, Thailand proudly boasts their UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and superb hiking and biking trails in plenty of spots. Visit various ancient ruins and explore national parks to get a feel of what Thailand is all about.

Our favourite halal eat:

There are so many to choose from including the cosy Deen Restaurant to rooftop views from the Banyan Tree in Bangkok. Our personalised app upon booking will provide our favourite places to dine in for your trip.