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Coronation of H.M. The King of Thailand | Situation in Bangkok

From 2 until 6 May 2019, The official coronation of H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn as King Rama X will be celebrated. During these days, many roads, particular near the Grand Palace and some parts of the Chao Phraya river will be closed. All excursions around the Grand Palace have to be cancelled.

The crowing of H.M. King Maha Vajiralongkorn will take place on Saturday, 4 May with Monday, 6 May instilled as a public holiday for the whole country. Celebrations and ceremonies in relation to the coronation are expected to take off during this three day royal and religious event.

Various roads and landmarks in Bangkok’s Rattanakosin de extremely tight which may result in operational changes and possible congestion in other parts of the city.

Asian Trails Thailand is taking all measures to ensure that we continue to run our operations as smooth as possible. During these days, we will monitor the situation closely and continue to offer alternative tour options for in-house guests. Should any major incidents impact our customers in relation to this event, we will inform you accordingly.

For any questions and clarification, please contact your contact in Asian Trails in Thailand or send an email to As always, our dedicated emergency numbers remain on standby 24/7.