[Destination City Traveling No.2] Tour to Bangkok, Thailand? I’m going on a learning trip!

Thailand

In Thailand, you can enjoy cultural heritage where history and tradition live, splendid night culture, and delicious food full of spices!

Among them, Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and the largest city in Southeast Asia, has been loved by passengers.

If you get away from this tour-focused trip and visit places you can only enjoy in the country, it could be happier trip.

china town

If you’ve been sick and tired of trip that only takes you to necessary courses, why don’t you now make plans for a trip that you can actually learn and get something?

Incheon Airport blog will introduce you to three exotic experience sites where you can fully experience Bangkok!

Journey to Bangkok, Thailand, starting at Incheon Airport!

Before introducing exotic travel destinations, the flight information to Bangkok, Thailand will be introduced

Bangkok, Thailand is one of 181 destination cities of Incheon Airport, and six domestic airlines of Incheon Airport (Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air, Jin Air, T’way Air and Eastar Jet) has launched to the city. In addition, many foreign airlines, including Thai Airways, a large national carrier of Thailand, are operating the Incheon Airport-Bangkok route.

With countless domestic and international airlines operating the Incheon Airport-Bangkok route, you can choose various dates and time zones to travel.

Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang Airport
Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang Airport

In Bangkok there are two major airports, Suvarnabhumi Airport and Don Mueang Airport. Most of flights go to, Suvarnabhumi Airport, some others go to Don Mueang Airport. It would be helpful to choose an airport based on your destination in Bangkok!

*Incheon Airport-Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) airlines: Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air, Jin Air, T’way Air and Eastar Jet

*Incheon Airport-Bangkok (Don Mueang Airport) airline: Thai AirAsia X

As of February 2020

Most air routes from Incheon Airport to Bangkok, Thailand, are evening flights and often arrive in Bangkok at late night.

 

*Access to Incheon Airport-Bangkok Flight Information ▶https://www.airport.kr/ap/ko/dep/pasRegSchList.do

 

So why don’t you spend your first day of the trip at Incheon Airport with a variety of amenities?

Make a special travel course with unique foods, attractions and things to enjoy only at Incheon Airport!

 

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The fact that there are so many Incheon Airport-Bangkok flights proves that Bangkok in Thailand is such a popular destination.

Incheon Airport- Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok) flying hours
Incheon Airport- Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok) flying hours

First of all, the flying hours between Incheon Airport and Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi Airport) is not long, averaging only 5 hours and 50 minutes. In addition, you can enjoy spa & massage, various tourist attractions and food at reasonable prices throughout the four seasons

bangkok

Bangkok, Thailand, has become the most popular destination for travelers, having consistently topped the list of number of passengers by route for several years! In 2019, the number of passengers was the highest among 181 destination cities of Incheon Airport.

2019 Incheon Airport Number of passengers by route
2019 Incheon Airport Number of passengers by route (Source: Airportal)

Only in Thailand? Into Bangkok's exotic experience sites!

Now you will be introduce of exotic experience sites of Bangkok, Thailand.

Learn original & traditional  ‘massage’ of Thailand

‘massage’ of Thailand

Thailand Massage is famous everywhere in the world, so much that a massage comes to mind when thinking about Thailand. That’s why many people cite ‘Massage’ as a must-do course for their trip to Bangkok. So why don’t you learn it yourself, instead of getting a massage on this trip? At Wat Po Thai Traditional Massage School, where you can learn traditional Thai Massage!

Wat Po Thai

‘Wat Po Thai Traditional Massage School’ is located in the Wat Po Temple, the oldest and largest temple in Bangkok. This place is always visited by tourists who want to receive or learn traditional Thai massage.

A course that tourists can learn massage in a short period of time is the General Thai Massage. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., tourists learn massage for 5 days (Monday to Friday), and can get a certificate if they pass the test on the last day.

For more specifics of massage and course introduction please check the link below!

Wat Po Thai Traditional Massage School: https://www.watpomassage.com/

Have a special trip by enjoying traditional Thai massage and getting certificate at Bangkok’s Wat Po Thai Traditional Massage School!

Learn traditional martial arts of Thailand, 'Muay Thai'

Muay Thai

If you think Thailand is famous only for massage, spa and food, you are mistaken!

As Taekwondo is Korean national martial art, there is Muay Thai, one of the national sports of Thailand. It’s a culture of Thailand’s soul and a traditional martial art that has been practiced for a very long time. Today, it is not only for the purpose of fighting but also regarded as a hobby sport for health.

Muay Thai2

Tourists can also experience Thai traditional Muay Thai in Bangkok. There are more than 100 Muay Thai gyms in downtown Bangkok alone, with each gym full of experienced coaches. So novice travelers can learn Muay Thai easily and funny. Each gym varies slightly, but you can participate in any number of classes, from one hour to one week, or whatever you want, according to your schedule.

*Source: Tourism Authority of Thailand

 

1. RSM(Rajadamnern Stadium Muay Thai Academy)

 ▶https://www.facebook.com/RsmAcademy/?ref=bookmarks

Gym popular to women for its clean facilities.

 

2. Krudam MuayThai School

http://www.krudamgym.com/

Gym run by the Muay Thai Champion who created the Muay Thai Curriculum himself.

 

3. Muay Thai Mania Academy

http://www.mtm-academy.com/

Gym with well-organized weight-loss programs, neat facilities and spacious spaces.

 

4. FIT FAC Muay Thai Academy

http://www.fitfacmuaythai.com/index.php

Gym where sports scientists reside and former Muay Thai fighters teach classes.

During your trip to Bangkok, why don’t you experience Muay Thai, train your body and mind and feel Thai culture fully?

Make 'Traditional Food' of  Thailand

Traditional Food

One of the easiest ways to feel a country’s culture is trying traditional food. On this trip to Bangkok, it would be better to cook and taste the ‘Traditional Food’ of Thailand and feel the culture of Thailand

So, the last experience site introduction is making traditional food of Thailand, which is very hot these days!

Traditional Food2
Traditional Food3

Thailand’s traditional food making experience is very popular because even if you’re not good at cooking, you can easily learn it! Also, if you take classes in the morning, you can get a chance to tour a traditional market of Thailand and shop there.

You can see Bangkok’s local market and listen to detailed explanation, so two birds with one stone!

There are a set menu for each day of the week, so if you have any favorite dishes, please make a reservation by referring to the Cooking Class schedule in advance!

These were travel places where you can experience traditional Thai culture in Bangkok.

Why don’t you design your own special trip to experience Bangkok, not just as a simple sight-seeing tour?

[City you can go from Incheon Airport #1] Recommended by Incheon Airport! Vietnam Da Nang ‘Great Photo Sites’

Hoi An

‘Hot tourist spot’ Vietnam Da Nang offers beautiful natural environment, warm climate, and tourism & relaxation. It is probably one of the best place to travel to get away from busy life for a while.

Walking along the quiet beaches of Da Nang, enjoying delicious food at a low price, could be a pleasure that some of you would never give up. Moreover, traveling to Da Nang would become a perfect memory if you are able to take ‘Shot of my life’.

Now Incheon Airport will introduce you to must-go photo spot only in Da Nang so that you can keep a ‘Shot of my life’ to amuse your trip.

“Recently risen as a hot destination!”

Let's get into Da Nang's charms!

Before introducing must-go photo spot, let’s find out about Da Nang.

Da Nang is one of 181 destination city of Incheon Airport, and the only city in Vietnam where seven domestic airlines (Korea Airlines, Asiana Airlines, Jeju Air, Jin Air, T’way, Eastar and Air Seoul) launched route.

The Da Nang route has the largest number of flights among Vietnamese cities, and enjoyed by travelers every day.

*Incheon Airport-Da Nang Flight Information Link ▶ https://www.airport.kr/ap/ko/dep/pasRegSchList.do

Incheon Airport is not only a place to check in before going abroad, but also a place to travel by itself, because it is a place full of sights, food, and entertainment.

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Why has Da Nang become such a popular destination recently?

First of all, the flight time from Incheon Airport to Da Nang is from 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours, and it is relatively short.

the flight time from Incheon Airport to Da Nang

And Da Nang is divided by the Han River in two parts, the city part and the coast part, and various high-end resorts are built along the long and beautiful coastline. It’s emerging as the hottest vacation destination in Southeast Asia. In addition, nearby Da Nang, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Hoi An, Hue, and My son site, offer a lot of things to see.

"Hoi an" listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
"Hoi an" listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

You can’t miss the chance to enjoy history, culture in the city, and relaxation at the beach altogether!

2016 Incheon Airport Number of passengers by route

In fact, until just four years ago, Da Nang wasn’t as popular as it is now. In 2016, three Southeast Asian countries – Bangkok of Thailand, Manila of Philippines, and Singapore – were so popular that more than a million tourists visited each year. By comparison, Da Nang was a place of just about 700,000 tourists.

Incheon-Da Nang route

However, as the popularity of Da Nang grew more and more over the years, the number of passengers jumped about four times from 2016 to about 14,000 of flights and 2.66 million passengers in 2019.

2019 Incheon Airport Number of passengers by route

Da Nang is also expected to continue its popularity this year as it recorded the second highest number of passengers among 181 destination cities of Incheon Airport in 2019.

Great for taking photos Da Nang’s representative 'Vacation' Site

Now, Incheon Airport will introduce you to the must-go photo spot in Da Nang, Vietnam

My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach

My Khe Beach is a beautiful beach representing Da Nang, with the U.S. economic magazine Forbes named it as one of the six best beaches in the world in 2005. If you walk slowly on the beach over 20 kilometers long, you can meet the beautiful natural scenery! No matter how rough you take it, you’re going to get a great shot of your life.

My Khe Beach surfing

Also, Mike Beach is a perfect place to enjoy water sports, so you can enjoy various activities such as surfing, parasailing, and banana boats. Take pictures of various concepts!

Great for taking photos as well Da Nang’s must-go 'Tourism' Site

1.Da Nang Cathedral

Da Nang Cathedral

Da Nang Cathedral, the only Catholic cathedral of the city built in 1923, is a must-visit course among tourists. It’s a hot spot on SNS because you can take pretty proof shots against the pink exterior. There are many beautiful places to take pictures here and there, so make sure to visit!

2.Hoi An

Hoi An

Hoi An, a small town along the Tubon River on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, is a must-visit course of Da Nang.

Hoi An colorful lantern

At night, a colorful lantern is lit, creating a romantic and beautiful scene. There are various restaurants and cafes in the village, so you can take a life photo shot with a unique atmosphere.

3.Ba Na Hills

Ba Na Hills

If you take the world’s second longest cable car and climb to the top of a 1,487m above sea level, you will arrive at Ba Na Hills. Ba Na Hills is a theme park filled with various amusement facilities, gardens, performances, and other attractions.

Ba Na Hills

You can walk in European-style buildings and parks and enjoy various amusement facilities and performances by artists, which is where many travelers are busy taking proof shots.

Golden Bridge

Don’t forget Ba Na Hills’ greatest attraction, Golden Bridge!

The Golden Bridge is on halfway to the summit of Ba Na HillS. The 150-meter-long outdoor observatory is enough to attract tourists with its view of huge two hands supporting bridge. If you look down, you can see the open view of Da Nang, which is also a great place to take a proof shot.

That was the introduction of special tour sites to take a ‘shot of your life’ only in Da Nang.

How about taking best spot for great photo and making pleasant memories in Da Nang?

If there is another great spot to take photo in Da Nang that only you know, please leave a comment!

‘Pyung Hwa Ok,’ Korean Taste you will meet at the Airport

What kind of dish comes up first when you think of Korean Food? There are many nice restaurants you can enjoy various kinds of Korean Food such as Bibimbop, Bulgogi, Kimchi Jjigae, and Doenjang Jjigae in Incheon Airport.

Today let’s talk about Pyeongyang Naengmyeon which is getting popular among Koreans and foreigners as well these days. In Incheon Airport, there is a restaurant called ‘Pyung Hwa Ok’ managed by Chef Jung-sik Yim who owns two Michelin-starred ‘Jungsik’ restaurants. Since this restaurant led the globalization of Korean eatery and always pursuing the authenticity of traditional Korean food, this restaurant has been getting a lot of likes from the visitors.

Signature dish for ‘Pyung Hwa Ok’ is their Pyeongyang Naengmyeon (15,000 won/L 20,000 won)

We recommend you to try a big sip of the meat broth the moment you get your bowl to fully enjoy the flavor! It’s their best-seller for its clean taste. The meat is thinly sliced for you to wrap it around your noodles that makes a perfect combination!

When you enter the Pyung Hwa Ok, the dove-shaped light symbolizing peace on the ceiling will seize your sight right away and their Korean traditional crockery for dishes. If you want light but well-prepared meal before your flight or if you’re meeting up a foreigner friend at the airport, what about taking them to ‘Pyung Hwa Ok’ for dinner?

Pyung Hwa Ok is located in the 4th floor central area of Terminal 2.

Start an enjoyable and safe trip with special and delightful Korean food at Incheon Airport!