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“Incredible experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Tour with Tong

Tour with Tong
Ranked #1 of 205 Tours in Bangkok
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Owner description: Experiences through a local's eyes...with our qualified, friendly, honest, informative private tour guides...who make your visit privileged and personalized in our expert's hands....
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
2 reviews
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“Incredible experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2013

I booked a tour through Tong's website. She was able to get back to me within 2 days and answered all of my questions promptly. We chose a full-day tour, using public transporation, which included Tuk Tuks, which are great fun and cheaper when a native is negotiating. Our tour guide was Ginnii. If you have the opportunity to request a guide, Ginnii is the absolute best. My husband and I flew 24 hours the night before and overslept for our tour with Ginnii. She was patient and very kind about our flub. She was able to show us/tell us so many things about Bangkok that we would have never found out on our own. It is wonderful to see a city through the eyes of a native, especially one who is just a wonderful person in general. We saw the Grand Palace and took a boat tour through one of Bankok's klongs, which I highly recommend (additional cost but well worth it). I was feeling a bit rough and had to cut our day short. Ginnii went to the pharmacy and got me some things that made me feel better within a day. She went above and beyond her tour guide duties. I hope to stay in touch with her as she was so interesting and kind, funny too!

Visited March 2013
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“Tour with Tong - very nice experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

We arrived in Bangkok at 7.30 am from an international flight. As we were very tired we went to the hotel to have a little bit of rest and, as we had only one day to spend in the city, we decided to book a tour with Tong in order to avoid the hassle and the waste of time of going around a city that we didn't know at all. The best decision ever!
Nang, the tour guide, came to pick us up at the hotel at 11.00 am and until 16.00 pm she showed us all the best places in Bangkok. She helped us with a problem with our mobile phone that didn't work, she was so informative, gentle and kind that we really enjoyed our day with her. In fact we managed to visit a lot of temples like: Grand Palace, Wat Prah Kaew, Wat Pho, Wat Arum, Wat Trimitr and the flower market. I highly recommend to book a tour with Tong!

Visited April 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“No need to do your homework before you visit Bangkok.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

We found this to be a very well run and very well conceived business.

No stress, no planning required, and no wasting precious time getting oriented to an unfamiliar city. Ms Eve (our expert guide) made any language barriers, cultural barriers and safety concerns disappear.

Miss Eve was absolutely excellent and I recommend asking for her by name. She is particularly understanding of Australian travellers.

Our family group of 4 could relax and enjoy the day without a care in the world.

Visited April 2013
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Tiger Temple tour with TWT”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2013

Initially tour with Tong might appear little costly, but actually it is not.... if u consider its value for money.

We had been to Bangkok many many times (how many times we actually do not know :) )... but this is the first time we took there a tour... mainly because we wanted to explore bangkok and its nearby for our little child. Tour with Tong became an ideal choice. I decided to choose them seeing reviews on tripadvisor, thanks to the reviewers who guided me.

We went for a whole day tour - Tong suggested us an SUV, we were only 3, but this was of use, when our son slept peacefully at the backseat on our way back and regained all his energy before reaching bangkok... we left our Sukhumvit hotel at 8:15 (delayed 15 mins by ourselves) - went to Domnuen Saudak floating market and then to the Tiger Temple. Our guide Nina was an excellent person who knows her job very well. She knew exactly when to reach the Tiger temple and what to do there. I really adore their plans. Our son was excited and we were very satisfied. We took a short break at the Bridge on the River Kwai on our way back.

Thanks Tong, we really loved this tour... the driver drove us safe and Nina did her job very very well. Hope to see u all again.

Visited March 2013
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“Best way to start the trip”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013 via mobile

We took the Bangkok tour by public transportation on our first day. It really helped us to learn how to travel in the city and where to go. Nang was fantastic, she brought us in the real Bangkok. Definitely a highlight on our trip!!! We discovered many things that we would not have seen without Nang: local market, local transportation, street food, etc...
Highly recommanded!!!!

Visited March 2013
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