Thailand

Discovering Bangkok’s Waterways (Extended Experience)

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day tour

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning / Afternoon

tour highlights

  • Visit the imposing and majestic Temple of Dawn
  • Relax as you meander along the traditional klongs of Thonburi
  • Take a trip down the 'River of Kings', the fascinating Chao Phraya River
  • View the eight intricately carved Royal Barges up close

tour details

One of the best and most memorable ways to explore Bangkok is by boat. A cruise along the mighty Chao Phraya River – the city’s lifeblood – and the meandering canals of Thonburi, reveals scenes at odds with the bustling and modern inner city. On this tour you’ll get a glimpse of the serene and simple lifestyle of riverbank dwellers as you pass historic ‘lean-to’ houses and precarious shop fronts. This picturesque view is what earned Bangkok the title of “Venice of the East.” Our extended tour takes you on a longer route through smaller local canals and includes visits to the Royal Barges Museum and Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn). Towering 79 metres above the water’s edge, Wat Arun is one of the most stunning and decorative of Thailand’s amazing 31,200 Buddhist temples.

tour description

Among the best ways to explore Bangkok is by boat. A cruise along the Chao Phraya River - the city's lifeblood - and the canals of Thonburi reveal scenes at odds with the bustling, modern inner city. Visitors get a glimpse of the serene and simple lifestyle of riverbank dwellers. This picturesque view is what earned Bangkok the title of "Venice of the East." Our extended tour takes you along a longer route through smaller canals and includes visits to the Royal Barge Museum and Wat Arun (Temple of Dawn), one of the most attractive temples in Thailand.

includes

Transfer included: Yes

    excludes

    Meals included: None
      Tour code: BKKDBTKE

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