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PRIVATE STREET ART TO STREET FOOD RUN - 8K

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Combining three passions—running, art and food. Explore Bangkok’s Street Art and finish off with local delicacies at China Town street food market.
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TOUR DETAILS

  • Tour Type

    private tour
  • Tour Distance

    8 km / 5 mi
  • Tour Duration

    1h30min
  • Level of Difficulty

    easy
  • Tour pace

    individual
  • Tour days

    Mon - Sun
  • Start times

    7:00 AM
  • Tour Language

    English, Thai (optional)

TOUR DESCRIPTION

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Get ready for a whirlwind of impressions for all your senses. This running tour is the perfect tour to experience the urban and modern Bangkok, where you get a feel of the Urban art scene as well as exploring the street food that Thailand is world famous for. This running tour follows Surawong Road which is a combination of art and economics and leads you into Bak Rak.
The Bak Rak area, still possess a European atmosphere with many exclusive colonial-style hotels and old abandoned warehouses. Runners will find themselves in awe of the BUKRUK exterior wall paintings and this is truly a chance to get a feel of the Thai Street Art scene. In Thai, Bukruk literally means “invasion” and the Bukruk Festival which was held in January 2016 is still today the biggest street art festival held in Thailand. These street celebrations which attracted hundreds of viewers and participants left Bangkok with some incredible wall paintings made by some of Europe’s and Asias leading street artists.

After taking in the stunning and thought provoking street art, the running tour continues with slow-pace to China Town. The area around Yaowarat Road is fascinating for its Chinese pharmacies and gold shops, and presents a sharp contrast to the area you were in just a minute ago. In China Town there are many market alleys populated by street food stalls and local items. Exploring the food experience in China Town is truly unique both from gastronomical point of view as well as urban point of view. Typical of Yaowarat are its small crowded lanes filled with markets, that sell... well, anything you could possibly imagine.

If you are brave enough and forget everything you thought you knew about food, China Town will surprise you and the sooner you discover it the better. Your tour guide will be happy to advise on which stall to try out and what local delicacies not to miss.

NOTE: food/tastings is not included in the tour price, so bring cash if you would like to dive into all the local delicacies.

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MORE TOUR INFO

  • Pick-up service:
    It may be possible when staying in the city center, depending on the tour route. Please enquire at booking stage. Alternatively, please, meet at the standard meeting point.

    Standard meeting point:
    Au Bon Pain The Bakery Cafe
    MRT Si Lom Station Exit 2
    Zuellig House 1st Fl. Zuellig House, Silom Rd.
    Google Maps link: Au Bon Pain The Bakery Cafe

    Meeting details:
    The tour provider will get in contact with you to provide you with more detailed information after the tour was booked.
    Please, bring along your mobile phone in case we need to contact each other.

    • Private guide/tour
    • Individual pace
    • Digital photos
    • Tour route
    • Pick-up service
    • Water supply
  • DO YOU CANCEL IF IT RAINS?
    It is rare to have heavy raining in the morning. We consider only a cancellation if we expect a heavy thunderstorm. If this happens we will let participants know in advance either via email or by phone. If you do not hear from us, then the tour will run according to plan.

    WHAT SHOULD I WEAR?
    Road running shoes are recommended and whatever you are comfortable running in. Bangkok weather is very warm. We recommend our runners to apply sun block and wear light apparel. Use of sunscreen is highly recommended.

    IS THERE WATER ON THE TOUR?
    Yes, we will provide you with a 600 ml bottle of water.

    HOW FAST DO YOU RUN ON THE TOURS, DO I HAVE TO BE AN ELITE RUNNER TO PARTICIPATE?
    Not at all! Our private tours are customised to suit your running pace and we take all the time you need.

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO STORE BAGS AND CLOTHES AT THE PLACE WE START?
    Unfortunately there is no storage for bags. Please, travel light.

    IS IT POSSIBLE TO TAKE PICTURES ALONG THE WAY?
    Of course! You can bring your camera and snap away. The running guide will also take pictures along the route and if you want to take pictures at a certain place just ask your guide for a “photo stop”. Your guide will send photos to you via e-mail after the tour.

    DO YOU HAVE A HOTEL PICK-UP SERVICE?
    We can arrange an optional pick-up service at your hotel with an additional cost, if it is not near to the tour route.

    Please let us know your complete hotel or apartment address during the tour reservation process and we will check if we can meet you at your hotel/apartment or at the optional standard meeting point. 

    HOW DO I BOOK AND PAY FOR A TOUR?
    All tours are booked and paid for through our online booking system on our website. Cash/credit card payment at the meeting point is not possible!

    HOW LONG DO THE TOURS TAKE?
    This depends on the length of the tour (how many kilometres / miles) you choose and your preferred pace. This information is available in the tour description.

    IS THERE AN AGE LIMIT/RESTRICTION FOR THE TOURS?
    This is at your discretion. It is the responsibility of you as a participant to ensure that you are healthy and able to participate in the tour. Children under the age of 18 are the responsibility of their parents or guardians.

    IN WHAT LANGUAGES WILL THE TOUR BE?
    Right now the tours will be in English (optional in Thai)

  • If you need to cancel a booked service, it is mandatory to email Go! Running Tours by respondng on the booking confirmation email or via our contact form: Get in contact with us.

    You are entitled to cancel your booking up to 4 workdays before the booked tour date, free of charge. There will be in this case be a full refund of the tour and service fees.

    If you cancel a booking between 3 and 0 days before the booked tour date, or if you do not attend the tour, there will be no refund.

    If the tour provider is not able to accept the tour, or if the tour provider was not able to carry out the booked tour, Go! Running Tours guarantess a full refund of the tour and service fees.
tip  BOOKING TIP:
BOOK EARLY - GIVE US SOME TIME
We recommend to book your running tour minimum 2-3 days before your preferred tour date. Especially during the different high seasons, when many guests like to join our runs.
That will give the guide/city manager enough time to arrange together with you the last tour details like the meeting point, start time and to organize a personal tour guide for your unique and fun running experience.
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  • 1. Click on "Book Now"
  • 2. Select date/start time, # of runners
  • 3. Fill in personal data plus additional info

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  • 4. Accept T&S and click on "Continue"
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  • 6. Pay with your credit card
  • NOTE: Cash payment is not possible!

email CONFIRMATION

  • 7. Check your email inbox for pre-confirmation
  • 8. Tour guides reach out to you within 24h
  • 9. Guides will arrange tour details with you
  • 10. Tour is confirmed and set

guarantee GUARANTEE

  • We guarantee your money until you have done the tour! In case of that the tour can't be arranged or any other not self-inflicted circumstance, we will provide a full refund within 24h.

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