Bangkok is an exciting place to visit with a baby, toddler or younger child however, careful planning is required to ensure that you optimize your time there. There are many sites worth visiting in Bangkok and these can be accessed by river taxi as well as by road which reduces the need for tuk tuks (you should not use tuk tuks with a baby or toddler for safety reasons).

The Grand Palace is magnificent and the reclining Buddha located in Wat Pho in the old city is spectacular simply because of its size.  Wat Arun (Temple of the Dawn) is located on the bank of the river and is also worth seeing. The riverside area is worth visiting as there are many shopping centres and restaurants located at or near the jetties.

No trip to Bangkok would be complete without visiting the outdoor markets which are usually open in the evenings such as Chatuchak Weekend Market. Khao San Road is also worth a look and offers plenty of shopping, massage parlours and restaurants. Around Bangkok, the floating markets and the River Kwai which also worth visiting Please click here for more details on attractions in Bangkok.

It is advisable to invest in a good sling for sightseeing in and around Bangkok as the quality of the footpaths is not very good in some places and the temples have many door lips and steps to manoeuvre around. Many of Bangkok’s sites are also very busy and a sling can be easier in crowds.