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Chao Phraya River

780/488 Charoen Krung Road, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
+66 87 109 8873
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USD 94.00*
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Evening Dinner Cruise by Apsara on Chao Phraya River in Bangkok
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USD 108.14*
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Loy Nava Rice Barge Dinner Cruise Including Transfers from Bangkok
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USD 36.59*
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Half-Day Bangkok Rice Barge and Longtail Boat Cruise
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This scenic river, flowing through the heart of Bangkok, offers convenient boat transportation and sightseeing cruises since many of the major city attractions are easily accessible from various points along this waterway.
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780/488 Charoen Krung Road, Bang Kho Laem, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Chinatown / Yaowarat
+66 87 109 8873
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Be sure to visit the river. Wat Arun is especially beautiful and so are quite a few places for dinner either at hotels or stand alone restaurants. Take a private speedboat for a tour around the canals. I would avoid most dinner cruises. They seem...More

Thank JJ C
Reviewed 2 days ago

The price for a one hour ride was some 60 euros for 5 pax, but we wanted to have a private boat. However, the ride took eventually only 35 min and the views were not really special. The river is dirty and if you are...More

Thank mi650
Reviewed 2 days ago

The boat ride that I took cost THB100 for a trip around 15 minutes along Chao Phraya River. It was very enjoyable to see buildings around and I could see Wat Arun from afar. Sometimes the ride can be very fast.

Thank linanauli21
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a walk along the Riverside stopped at various Resturant’s to enjoy the view of the busy river. Enjoyed a short trip which shows you the way of life of the Thais who work on the River.

Thank Annagonsalves
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lots of ferry boats; both commerical or hotel boats up & down this river. Provides alternative transport (no traffic jam!). Day, you can see temples along the river. Evening, when ferry boats are lighted up, provides a different yet beautiful awe sight!

Thank Doris M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a trip on the Chao Phraya river in our tour,but unfortunately we caught a very rainy day(evethough it was december- no rainy season). The water was not clear,you couldn't even distinguish the fish clearly,the houses standing right and left were old and looking...More

Thank Ana F
Reviewed 3 days ago

The river brings a nice and magical atmosphere to Bangkok. It is nice to have breakfast or dinner at the shore (We were at the Mandarin Oriental). Most touristic sites are close to the river and you can use the river as the most practical...More

Thank TravelerTrecker
Reviewed 3 days ago

With the lightings from buildings along the river plus the bridge, it was a nice experience on the cruise which serve a meal.

Thank Luvpeace713
Reviewed 3 days ago

i felt a bit ripped off with this boat trip as we wanted to see the floating market , so we paid and got on the boat even though it was raining a bit , as we went down the river we came across 2...More

Thank debbyian
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great to get around on. Awesome to have as the view from your hotel room. The River is one of my favourite features of BKK.

Thank BeautyHunter
Chinatown / Yaowarat
Better known as 'Yaowarat' among locals, Chinatown is
Bangkok's bustling district that never sleeps. During
the day, the main street and its small alleyways are
filled with a vibrant mix of colours, scents and
flavours coming from the roadside restaurants and
all-day markets. The real action, however, happens
after sunset. Surrounded by neon lights, Thais and
tourists alike flock here around dinnertime to feast
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17 December 2017|
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Response from GeoffandSarah | Reviewed this property |
Hi we got our boat trip outside Sky Train station Saphan Taskin on the Silom line which is right on the river. We was staying in the Shangri La so it was just a short walk for us. We got our boat from there, which is in the... More
17 December 2017|
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Response from Whadders | Reviewed this property |
Like the others have said its a short walk to one of the piers
25 October 2017|
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Response from Bobo J | Reviewed this property |
The best places seem to be over your budget...They include Shangri La but the view of the city is best from the other side of the river , like at the Peninsula