LOCAL BY SMILING ALBINO

trips by locals, for locals

THIS IS THE THAILAND YOU HAD NO IDEA YOU WERE MISSING

Whether you’re a local, a long-time resident, or brand new to Bangkok, we’re betting that there’s still a lot you haven’t seen – a whole lot.

After 20 years of exploration we’re constantly charmed by new – and often ancient – discoveries. The deep back alleys of Aromatic Chinatown, hidden gardens and community conservation projects of Liquid Bangkok, that street food spot still off the grid, bike trails through the city that weave through quiet lanes away from everyday crowds.

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Featured Bangkok day trips

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Headlights Adventure

from 2,850 THB per person

Headlights Adventure is our signature Bangkok night experience. It takes you to local hideaways that even longtime residents have never experienced. It is the ultimate night out in Bangkok.

Duration: 4 hours 

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liquid bangkok

from 2,900 THB per person

The ultimate alternative Bangkok longtail boat experience. Journey by boat and foot deep into the lost canals and charm of the Venice of the East. Perfect for those who’ve seen it all!

Duration: 4 hours 

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aromatic chinatown

from 2,350 THB per person

Apart from well known Yaowarat Road, street food, and the shopping chaos of Sampeng, we head to the back streets on a sensory exploration of lesser known parts of Chinatown.

Duration: 4 hours 

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Cycle Hidden Thonburi

from 2,850 THB per person

The original Chinatown? Bangkok’s Brooklyn? City of Gold? This is a 250+ year-old sliver of Bangkok that no one can deny is the cool of the cool. We see hidden villages, sample the best food stalls, and do it all on two wheels.

Duration: 4 hours 

family must-do!

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Old Town Scavenger Hunt

from 2,950 THB per person

This adventure blends a deep dive to frantic Bangkok, with a twist! Have fun hunting down items on your scavenger hunt while supporting local businesses.

Duration: 4 hours 

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Ancient Ayutthaya

from 3,700 THB per person

While you’ve probably visited Ayutthaya before, this UNESCO World Heritage Site in our backyard is more than worth another deep-dive into the past.

Duration: 8 hours 

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About Smiling Albino

Smiling Albino challenges the convention of what travel is. We obsess over details to custom-design and deliver experiences that exceed expectations.

An award-winning travel company founded by local experts and passionate travelers, our mission is to experience a different part of Thailand, differently. Our guests include global captains of industry to longtime Thai residents, to adventurous expats. We are thrilled to host you on our customized experiences in our own back yard!

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