Bangkok, the capital of Thailand is famous for its tourist attractions and especially for its nightlife. If you are planning to visit Bangkok then spoiler alert: the nights are going to be crazy and wild. As soon as it hits midnight, instead of pulling in your Pyjamas, you grab your favorite outfit and head on to explore.
The city has got numerous places to explore, and its live music, bars, dance clubs, and night markets will leave you in awe. But every time we plan on visiting a new location, there are some things we need to keep in mind. Today, we got you all covered up by presenting this list of 10 Do’s and Don’ts that will help you to make the most of your trip to Bangkok.
1. Make Use Of Public Transport
Using public transport is an add-on if you are really excited to explore the city and know about its culture. There are many options to travel around the city: The Sky Train, which is also known as BTS and the underground metro system (MRT) are something that you need to take advantage of! These are really clean and you will get in touch with a few locals.
Nothing can be better than hitting a random conversation as you continue your journey ahead. These locals will give you more insights and introduce you to their culture. Make sure you already have a list of questions you would like to ask. Furthermore, the public transports are going to be fun, exciting, and adventurous with your crew.
2. Enjoy The Tuk-Tuk Rides for Bangkok Nightlife
If you are on a tight budget, then we got you all covered up. The tuk-tuk rides are not only fun but also less expensive. Other than the money, you will also save an ample amount of time since unlike cars, these tuk-tuk rides wouldn’t get stuck in traffic. Most of the tourists prefer exploring the city in these rides as these three-wheeled beauties are worth it.
3. Head to Nana Plaza
One of the world’s most famous red-light areas, Nana Plaza, is situated in the heart of Bangkok. When it comes down to strip bars, there are plenty of good options to choose from. Tourists often visit this area to experience some really wild stuff. The Thai’s might try to charge you extra or try to fool you but don’t get into the scams. Even while partying, stay alert! Apart from the wild stuff, there is also a market specifically set up for tourists. Check out my video on Nana Plaza Nightlife if you want to learn more.
4. Visit a Sky Bar for Bangkok Nightlife
As the name suggests, the sky restaurant will get you a view that you surely don’t want to miss. The view across the city is going to leave you amazed. Apart from the view, the food served here has plenty of varieties. You can head to the Scarlett Wine Bar, located on the 37th floor, famous for its cuisine and wines. As far as the reviews are concerned, people are more than satisfied with this restaurant.
5. Don’t Just Watch Everything
You are in Bangkok for a crazy life time experience, so don’t just watch everything silently. Instead, learn a few phrases and try to talk to the locals, go for shopping or go inside the clubs and get you the ‘Chang’ beer. You are here to explore new things and learn along the go. Get rid of the shy person in you for a while and interact as much as you can.
6. Do Not Visit Bangkok Nightlife Gay Bars
Everyone is allowed to visit these bars, if you are a straight men, women or a gay, you can just head in. If you are looking out for escorts, you will get them here easily. Try not to get into the hands of the police. Amidst all the partying and enjoying, you got to be careful about the people around you. Be cautious as you are not here for a bad nightmare.
7. Don’t Miss Out On The Insects
You will find a range of insects being sold in the streets. You need to try them. Though it is not compulsory to have them, if you see such a variety of fried insects which are high in proteins and are tasty, do give it a try!
8. Get a Real Thai Massage
After the hectic traveling, you need to get some Thai massage. Bangkok is famous for such massages. Most of them don’t ask for appointments and you can directly go to whichever spa you like. You will be relaxed and hence would be able to explore the city for hours.
9. Visit Local Bangkok Nightlife Street Markets
You might see really cool and pretty stuff along the streets, don’t ignore them. Instead, go and have a look. They have amazing clothes and accessories hanging down the streets, which you will love to take with you.
10. Do Visit Khao San Street
If you are planning to visit Bangkok, then you must have heard about the popular Khao San Road. This place is a bit far to get to but you can take an MRT and reach here easily. From museums to restaurants and bars, this road has covered everything. No doubt tourists never miss it. Which is why it is specifically organized according to them.
Follow the above-mentioned tips and you will have many amazing stories once you return back. Get yourself packed and be ready to explore Bangkok Nightlife. Have you seen our list of Bangkok 112 Adult Attractions?