Evening bike tour in Bangkok, Thailand
Spend an evening cycling the backstreets of Bangkok to visit the most famous sights after dark and free of crowds. This bike tour runs in Bangkok. 

This special evening bike tour is a truly unique way to see Bangkok. Ride the quiet back roads, small alleyways and visit ancient temples, all after sunset. The historic centre of Bangkok is beautiful at night with many temples spectacularly lit up. The temperatures are cooler and places we visit much quieter.

We provide everything you need including a professional guide, helmet, bikes with lights and insurance. If you are looking for a unique experience in Bangkok, this is it! 

Tour details

฿1250 THB

0.5 day duration

13 km distance

Difficulty: Mild

Tour code: VTTN07

Deposit payment:
50% of the tour price


Tour Features & Inclusions

What makes Grasshopper Adventures better?
Find out how this bike tour goes the extra mile.
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BKK Sites

We take you to some of Bangkok's top must see attractions but without the throngs of tourists. Visit the symbol of Bangkok, the Temple of Dawn, the largest flower market in Southeast Asia, Pak Khlong Talad and Bangkok's most famous temple, the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho.

Great Bikes

Top quality Merida mountain bikes with lights, and a water bottle and helmet are provided.

Your Guide

An experienced English speaking, local leader will host you on this trip who is well spoken, very well informed, and charming. Our leaders are often cited as being the main highlight of the tour. We use local leaders who have a passion for their country and are always well informed on topics ranging from history, politics, cuisine and importantly local customs and cultures. Our leaders will take pride in introducing you to every aspect of their country.

Snacking

Local snacks are provided during the tour, and clean water is always available to keep you well hydrated.

1 to 10

This tour is guaranteed for a minimum of just 1 traveller. And we limit the group size to only 10 travellers so that you get all the attention you want in an intimate group.

Kids' Prices

We have a range of kids sized bikes, tag-alongs and child seats so there's no reason to leave the kids at the hotel. And to help families we offer discounts to all children aged 15 years and below: Ages 0 to 4 years - 50% off / Ages 5 to 12 years - 30% off / Ages 13 to 15 years - 10% off


Tour Itinerary

For Bangkok Night Bike

Gather at the Grasshopper Shop
Meet at the Grasshopper Adventures Shop near Khao San Rd at 5:30 pm. The tour will depart at 6 pm sharp. Make sure you allow plenty of time to get here, allowing for peak hour traffic. After a quick bike fitting and briefing we head out. Staying off the roads we wind our way through small laneways, past ancient temples and canals to see the heart and soul of Bangkok.

Cycle and ferry to Wat Arun
After passing through Tammasat University we embark on a local ferry crossing the Chao Phraya River, Thailand's biggest river. We usually cross around sunset, a truly beautiful time. Once across we ride quiet back roads to Wat Arun, the Temple of the Dawn. At night, Wat Arun is spectacularly lit and free of the throngs of tourists who flock here daily. After enjoying the quiet ambiance of the temple, the bike tour heads riverside track passing a Chinese temple, Christian church, and another Buddhist temple.

Visit the Flower Market
Crossing back over the Chao Phraya, this time by bridge, we stop at the flower market which is at its busiest this time of night. The market is a riot of colour and also a great place to snack on some of the local delights from the many street stalls.

Wat Pho
Next stop is Wat Pho, another spectacularly lit temple. The highlights  here are the four burial stupas of the first four kings of the Bangkok kingdom. The temple is peaceful and quiet, so different from coming during the day.

Return to the Grasshopper Shop
Riding on past the Grand Palace we find ourselves in Sanam Luang which comes to life in the evening with an impromptu market. There's lots of junk and trinkets for sale all laid out on simple mats - a true flea market. From here we finish back at our shop in the Khao San Road area which will be just starting to build up for another big night out for the backpackers who stop over here.

The tour usually takes 3-4 hours but this is variable by group. Dinner is not included in the tour but we do include some fun and tasty snacks when stopped at the flower market. 


What's the Riding Like?

Flat terrain

Narrow lanes

13km riding

Riding after dark in Bangkok is an adventure. Much of the riding is on narrow laneways and quiet backstreets. Of course there are main roads that we have to cross but this is done together in a organised manner (and Bangkok drivers are very polite!).  


Making a Booking

Like what you see? Book Bangkok Night Bike tour with Grasshopper Adventures.

Click on the 'Book this tour' button below or at the top of the page to reserve your place on this tour.

A 50% deposit is required to confirm your place on this tour. Please note that if you cancel the tour within 24 hours of the tour starting your deposit is not refunded. 

If you change the date of your tour within 24 hours of the tour starting you will need to pay the deposit payment again as we consider this a cancellation. 

This tour departs daily. 

Cancellation Policy & Rain
You still need to turn up for the tour if it is raining. It is quite common that it can be raining in one part of the city and not raining in another. So if it's raining at your hotel don't assume it is raining where you will be cycling. Also it is common that the rain falls heavily and for short durations so if it does rain we just wait and continue the tour once the rain stops. We also have plastic rain ponchos for everyone in the case that you do need to ride in the rain. If heavy rains continues until 7:30 pm or if there is torrential flooding, you can choose to cancel with full refund or change your tour to another day.

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Starting Time & Meeting Point

Grasshopper Adventures Shop 
57 Ratchadamnoen Rd 
Phranakorn 

Note: street numbers are not overly useful in Thailand as people work more off landmarks and intersections. The best landmark close to us is Kok Wua Intersection which is about 200m west of our shop. This is also the intersection close to Khao San Rd, which is very well known. 

Meeting time: 05:30pm


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Taxi
It is worth printing the map on this page to show a taxi driver if you choose to come to the Grasshopper Shop by taxi. Bear in mind that you will be travelling during peak hour so if travelling from the downtown area you should allow at least one hour to get here. 

Canal Boat
The most efficient way from downtown to our area is on the Klong Saen Sap Boat. Take the Skytrain to Ratchatewi Station, go out of exit 1, then walk toward Siam Square/MBK along right hand side of road. As you go over a bridge you will see the canal (klong) beneath you. Go over the bridge and turn right down the steps and walk to the water. This boat stop is called Hua Chang. Take the boat heading to Phan Fa Lilat (just ask for Kao San road) which is the last stop. From there, again ask for Kao San Road. You can walk in 10 minutes or take a tuk tuk. We are 200 meters from the McDonalds at Democracy Monument. The boat service closes at 7pm so it cannot be used to get back to your hotel after the tour.
Find out more about the Canal Boat Service

River Boat
It is possible to get reasonably close to us on the Chao Phraya Express Boat getting off at Pier N13 Phra Athit which is a 15 minute walk or short tuk tuk ride from Phra Athit Pier. The ferry takes about 1 hour from Central Pier at Sapan Taksin. The boat service closes at 7pm so it cannot be used to get back to your hotel after the tour. 
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What our guests tell us...

Just a selection of our great Trip Advisor reviews!

I have been to BKK numerous times, but this tour is the icing on the cake. Tiny alleys, no one would ever find, friendly people and great bikes make the trip a once in a lifetime experience!

Anonymous March 2016

Was anxious at first as we had a teenage daughter and 11 year old son (who hasn't cycled for ages) to navigate some busy streets. But our guide Tango was safety conscious and helped the group maneuver our way around. Highlight of our family holiday in Bangkok.

Narze December 2015

My girlfriend and I booked this tour due to it's great reviews on Tripadvisor and to be honest, THE HYPE IS REAL! We came with very few expectations but were overwhelmed by another side of Bangkok that we had not seen from the Temple tours.

Peter August 2015

Night bike tour - an amazing way to see Bangkok.

Eleanor July 2015

What a fantastic introduction to the city. Our guide, Tom, took us through narrow alleyways, markets, bridges, and on a boat while making frequent stops at temples and historical sights for photo ops and insider stories. Our 11 & 14 year old children loved this (mom & dad did, too!). Highly recommend this tour and company for anyone comfortable on a mountain bike for a few hours of unforgettable cycling.

Jennifer December 2015

Woody , our guide was superb ! The ride took us through back alley ways and shortcuts to visit sites. Able to visit sites through the back door and avoid the crowds. Bangkok is so alive and vibrant at night. Highly recommended! 

D Kinghorn July 2015

Great experience. The guides were excellent, well informed and funny, always ensuring our safety when crossing main roads, and buying us some local snacks and a drink. Do it!

Laura July 2015

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