As with so many others, my first stop in Asia on my trip around the world was the bustling capital city of Thailand, Bangkok.
I flew into Bangkok Don Muang Airport, arriving at night and spending a total of 5 nights in Bangkok including one night in Ayutthaya, the old capital.
This post is my recommended 5 days itinerary in Bangkok including some of the best things to do and see in Bangkok for a first-timer, with lots of other information you might need for a perfect Bangkok itinerary, such as what to pack, what scams to look out for and where to stay in Bangkok.
Of course, the orders can be switched around and I have added some addition suggestion to the end, so mix and match what you need to if you want to tailor the itinerary for you.
If you want to skip straight to the itinerary details, click here, but I first want to share some general tips and advice to help you out during your Bangkok visit.
Please know, some of the…