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Big Buddha Hill Guided Tour
US$ 18.50
Free cancellation up to 3 days before
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Meet Pattaya's most famous resident on this guided tour to Big Buddha Hill. This giant golden statue has dominated the city's horizon since 1977.

Big Buddha Hill Guided Tour

We'll collect you from your hotel at 9 am and set off to the highest point in Pattaya: the Big Buddha Hill, also known as Wat Phra Yai.

After a brief journey through the lush jungle vegetation of the region, we will arrive at the summit. There, the biggest Buddha statue in the province of Chon Buri will be waiting to welcome us. This enormous figure can be seen from any point in Pattaya and has become the symbol of the city.

Our guide will tell you all about the history of this landmark, which is known locally as Luang Phor Yhai, and will show you other amazing sculptures and artworks in the grounds. You will also discover the temple project that is currently being developed on the same hill.

The Big Buddha Hill is a fantastic place to enjoy the best panoramic views of the city of Pattaya and its coastline, from a unique setting where religion, art, and nature come together.

Before taking you back to your hotel, we will visit the fabulous Gem Gallery, one of Thailand's largest jewelers where you can admire the huge collection of precious stones, and even buy one for yourself as a souvenir.

Collection points

This tour includes collection from hotels in North, Central, and South Pattaya. If you are staying in another area, you must inform us so that we can arrange a convenient meeting point for you.

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Adults Children under 2 years old
US$ 18.50
  • Adults

    US$ 18.50
  • Children under 2 years old


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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 6 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 60% of their maximum capacity.

At monuments, museums and attractions, the maximum permitted capacity will be a 60% of the total maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).

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3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport by bus.

Entry into the Big Buddha enclosure.

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

The indigenous community participates in the management of the activity.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

The activity promotes local production.

No printing of documentation required.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

Has a gender equality policy.

Promotes local employment.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 18.50
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.