Bangkok mini guide for your mini ones
For your 3 days 2 nights with kids in Bangkok
Bangkok is always a paradise for family trip. It's full of delicious food, fun activities and friendly people.
1.If you arrive at Suvarnabhumi Airport, you can take Airport Express Train to Ratchathewi connecting you to BTS skytrain.
2.It takes only 3 stops from Ratchathewi station to Ploenchit Station. Take skywalk to Ploenchit junction, Grande Centre Point Ploenchit is just on your left.
3.Checking in at Grande Centre Point Ploenchit, we would recommend 1 bedroom suite which offering you plenty spaces for your kids.
The room is very spacious, comfortable and clean. There are balcony for fresh air, kitchen and dining table, restroom with bathtub and shower.
- Wifi free is available
- Free snacks & beverages replenish daily
- This is a good choice for those who travel with kids
DAY1 Siam Square zone – 2 stations from hotel
4.Get ready to explore Bangkok. You are a 5 minute walk from Central Embassy (Shopping) 10 minute walk from Central World and Erawan Shrine. Don't forget to bring suncream and hat. It was really really hot Bring your camera and probably another battery as you will take plenty of pictures!
5.Sea Life Bangkok, Siam Paragon
The underground aquarium features fascinating creatures of the seas. From the Deep Reef Zone, Seahorse Kingdom, and Living Ocean Zone where you can see creatures live and survive in their natural habitat. The Rainforest Zone includes a complex aquatic ecosystem containing some of the largest freshwater fish in the world. You can take a close-up look at the fresh-water feeding in this zone. The most exciting part is an expansive oceanarium that offers a panoramic 360-degree view.
6.Kidzania, Siam Paragon Kidzania is an indoor playground in Siam Paragon, allowing children to try out a range of activities in a model city. Popular ‘jobs’ include playing doctor at the miniature hospital, fighting fires, policing the streets or learning how to make sushi like a master chef.
7.Lunch at Moomin Café, Siam Center
The cafe is styled after a famous cartoon family by Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson. Moomin Café Bangkok is the fifth Moomin eatery outside Finland. The cafe is styled to look like a Moomin house, featuring papa's room, mama's room, a garden and a shop in the same space. It's a full-range menu featuring salads, rice dishes, pasta dishes, desserts, and beverages.
8.If you are not Moomin big fans, but Kitty’s biggest fan, there’s an alternative Hello Kitty House Bangkok in Siam Square One. This cute shop is decorated with the pink & white theme (so called Kitty theme). Every dessert is specially crafted so that you will get the best Kitty experience there.
9.Madame Tussauds, Siam Discovery A wax museum presenting a selection of wax celebrities in several fields from music, films to politics.
10.Bangkok Art and Culture Center (BACC) BACC is a large and eclectic space that has become a mainstay in the city’s contemporary art scene. It’s very easy to access and well worth a visit whether you’re an aficionado coming to check out a specific exhibition or a casual passerby needing a break from the malls of Siam Square. Children will enjoy walking up the circular ramp and stairway to floor 7, particularly young children who can hide and play in the architectural nooks. The lower three floors feature a mix of small galleries, shared studios, cafes (Parents! don’t miss Gallery Drip for coffee) and shops selling artsy gifts and books.
11.Thai style Dinner at White Flower Flower Factory Restaurant, Siam Square One. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn names “White Flower Flower Factory”. This Thai restaurant is popular among Bangkokian’s family as it’s cleanliness and hygiene. The restaurant is famous for home-style Thai dishes along with wide selection of deliciously Thai inspired bakes and cakes.
12.LINE Village at Siam Square One If you are big fans of Cony and friends, there are many merchandising items from Line official to bring back home here.
DAY2 Chatuchak zone – 8 stations from hotel
13.The Children’s Discovery Museum Bangkok This museum offers a wealth of fun and educational activities to keep the kids occupied for a whole day, such as digging up dinosaur bones in the archaeological site and creating giant bubbles from inside them! The museum encourages a hands-on approach to learning; with interactive displays it calls a 'discovery learning process.
14.Chatuchak Weekend Market Chatuchak Weekend Market (or Jatujak Market) is one of the world’s largest flea markets, covering 27 sections and containing more than 15,000 booths. Goods range from religious amulets, books and collectibles, to home décor, fashion, furniture, ceramic, art, handicrafts, books, food and animals. Almost anything can be found here.
15.Bike at Suan Rod Fai Located just north of Chatuchak Market, a visit to Suan Rot Fai gets you well away from the hustle of Bangkok. The lush green spaces of this 150 acre park are ideal for tranquil walks, and you can also rent out bikes and cycle around the park’s three-kilometre track. Kids can also keep active thanks to the park’s playground, while the Bangkok Butterfly Garden and Insectarium is a must-visit.
16.Seafood Dinner, Central Embassy. Somboon Seafood is a Thai-Chinese style dishes. If you choose to go to this restaurant, the menu you should try is its super delicious crab curry. For kids, they can enjoy Thai fried rice with fresh seafood and many fried or steamed seafood of your choices.
DAY 3 Rest Day
17.Morning walk at Lumpini Park, 10 minutes walk from hotel The park is lovely for children of all ages. Shaded walkways and paths around the perimeter of the park are perfect for walking, running and biking. Paddleboats with life jackets are available for hire. There are two large playgrounds with sand pits. In the morning you may see many Taichi practicing group.
18.Brunch at Café Tartines in Soi Ruamrudee (5 minutes walk from hotel) A French-themed café for family with toddlers serves breakfast and lunch. There’s a huge choice of delicious crusty sandwiches along with fresh salads, burgers, quiche and a small kids menu.
19.Terminal 21 (2 stops from hotel) Enjoy not only local shops with affordable price here but with its cutting-edge concept that places several world-famous cities under one roof for you to take family photo here. Each floor is decorated in the theme of different cities around the world.
20.Lunch at Terminal 21 food court. There were a good variety of street food selections at reasonably price on the top floor. This Pier24 food court essentially gives you the street food experience in a clean, comfortable environment. Tables get filled up fast, so try timing your visit around midday or later to avoid the lunchtime crush. There's also a really good Thai tea shop “Cha Tra Mue” at the basement food counters.
Tips When Traveling With Kids
- Traveling with kids is not easy, get a direct flight to shorten your journey.
- Try to arrive destination in the morning or at least before bedtime.
- Make your first day a relaxation day, then you will be happy the whole trip
- Pick hotel that closed to public transportation: BTS or MRT
- For toddler, recheck the hotel has baby cot and bath.
- Keep your children hydrate; take hotel’s complimentary drinking water with you if you can.
- Small stroller is needed to save your energy.